The Publican

The Publican

845 W Fulton Mkt, Chicago, IL
(312) 733-9555 serving: West Side, Near West Side
open:Mon-Thu: 3:30pm-10:30pm Fri-Sat: 3:30pm-11:30pm Sun: 10am-2pm (brunch) & 5pm-10pm

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, New American, Mastercard Accepted, $$$, Discover Accepted, Visa Accepted, American Express Accepted, Certified Green Restaurant(R),

The Low Down


When to Go: Every day but Sunday, the restaurant serves an edited menu of oysters (as in plump, salty and smoky Hog Islands from California) and ham-based dishes (think pork rinds) from 3:30pm to 5pm prior to dinner service.

What to Drink: If beer's your thing, this is your place. There's 100 bottled ales, lagers, stouts and ciders, plus 10 beers on tap.

Where to Sit: Those looking for a bit more privacy should grab one of the booths with swinging doors. If you're in a hanging-out kind of mood, score one of the stand-up tables at the front of the restaurant.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

Family style dining. Not very good.
By rwachsman at Menuism

Family style dining. Not very good. (1) Pork rinds: <none> (2) Chicken and sausage: <none> Read More

Beer, Pork and Oysters
By jinkwell at Menuism

Extensive beer list? Check. Awesome raw bar? Check. Variety of pork cuts? Check. Three for three equals... Read More