O'Leary's Public House

O'Leary's Public House

"Irish Pub in downtown Chicago"

541 N Wells St, Chicago, IL
(312) 661-1306 serving: Central, Near North Side
open:Mon- Sunday 11am to 2am

Sidewalk Score: 6 out of 10
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Pubs, After Work, Outdoor Seating, Smoking Permitted, Irish & Celtic, Happy Hour, Lunch Spot, American Express Accepted, Mastercard Accepted, Visa Accepted, Bars & Clubs, Bars & Pubs, Neighborhood Bars, Restaurants,

The Low Down

Rants, Raves & Reviews

A loyal crowd hits this dark, quiet Irish-inspired pub away from the tourist hordes in River North.
by Contributor at Citysearch

In Short
In the midst of River North, O'Leary's is a homey little place with hardwood paneling, an old mahogany bar, and plenty of draft beer choices like Guinness, Bass and Harp. The Irish pub's menu spans the Atlantic with…
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By newgirl1 at Citysearch

I love this Irish Pub. The food is delicious, and their Happy Hour is a lot of fun without being stuffy or over crowded. My girl friends and I went... Read More

Do not eat here
By megancoughlin at Citysearch

My mom and I went in to O'leary's on a dead Sunday afternoon. There were 3 other people in the bar. The bartendress was chatting on the phone with ... Read More

Good for a bar
By Susan S. at Judy's Book

Had lunch here. We sat at the outdoor seating tables on the sidewalk off of Wells St. There wasn't too much traffic, so being near the street wasn... Read More

Perfect after-work bar
By robyngalbos_citysearch at Citysearch

I love the sidewalk patio and the big open windows in the summertime. The drink prices are pretty average and the food is not bad--the chicken Caes... Read More

Fine times
By MauraYork_Citysearch at Citysearch

This is a perfect spot for just hanging out and having drinks--not a scene place or typical of any particular type of crowd, it's more upscale than... Read More