HAPPY HOUR runs Monday-Friday 4 PM - 6 PM.  Late Night Menu starts 10 PM every night.

October 12, 2018

This Saturday we have our Nebraska Huskers in Evanston to play Northwestern. Our doors will open at 10:30 AM, kickoff is 11 AM. Chicagoans for Nebraska freinds and all other Huskers (and Wildcat) fans are invited to watch the game with sound in our main level. $3.50 Miller Lite 23oz drafts and lots more! GO BIG RED!!!

October 5, 2018

We welcome the original Hacker-Pschorr weiss beer as a "permanent" tap handle, and it's also our October Beer of the Month.  $5.50 drafts (.5l) throughout October!

October 4, 2018

Our upcoming Saturday (10/6) will feature Manchester United vs. Newcastle at 11:30 AM, Nebraska vs. Wisconsin at 6:30 PM and the band JET Set Quartet starting on our main level stage at 8:30 PM.  For our Chicagoans for Nebraska freinds and Husker faithful, please note that we will be broadcasting the game with sound in The Loft (2nd level).

October 2, 2018

This coming Sunday (October 7th) we welcome Celtic Thunder's Colm Keegan to The Loft for a matinee performance!  This is a ticket-in-advance event so please click here or check out www.colmkeegan.com/tours for more information.

September 28, 2018

The Pub and Remember Charlotte's welcome the several Barrington High School class reunions happening here this weekend.  We are extremely proud to be part of the Barrington community... thanks for your patronage and have fun!

September 27, 2018

Sports announcements for this Saturday: unfortunately we will not be opening early for the 6:30 AM Manchester United - West Ham match.  Our apologies to our MUFC faithful, but we're still honorning our $4 Heineken 20oz draft special and will broadcast the Champions League match vs. Valencia, 2 PM on October 2nd.  For our Huskers fans, in our main level (with sound) we'll have the Nebraska-Purdue game on at 2:30 PM.

September 21, 2018

GO BIG RED! Nebraska takes on Michigan Saturday morning at 11 AM.  We'll open our doors at 10:30 AM for our Husker faithful.  Thank you to Chicagoans for Nebraska for your support!

September 20, 2018

This Saturday morning the 9 AM Mancheser United-Wolverhampton match isn't being broadcast through our sports package, and we have some concerns with the quality of our streaming abilities.  So, unfortunately we will NOT be able to broadcast the match at the Pub.  We apologize for the inconvenience, but please join us on September 25th for the match vs. Derby County.

September 17, 2018

Today it's officially HALFWAY TO ST. PATRICK'S DAY, and though we're not having a huge party fo rit, enjoy some Imperial Pints (20oz drafts) of our favoirte Irish beers - Guinnes, Harp, Smithwick's & Murphy's - for just $5 all day long!

September 13, 2018

This Saturday we have an early double-header of sports:  Nebraska vs. Troy, 11 AM - our doors will open at 10:30 AM for all our Huskers faithful which includes the Chicagoans for Nebraska group. We'll be watching the game with sound in the Pub's main level.   Additionally we have Manchester United vs. Watford, 11:30 AM. The Loft will be open for our MUFC fans so everyone can watch the match with sound. $4 Heineken 20oz drafts, $5.50 Hacker-Pshorr Oktoberfest drafts, $2.50 Bud & Bud Light 16oz bottles are our main drink specials for this gameday. GO BIG RED! GO MUFC!

september 11, 2018

We'll never forget the horrific tragedy that happened seventeen years ago today...

September 7, 2018

Attention Huskers fainthful: after the cancellation last week we're finally ready to usher in the Scott Frost era this Saturday with the Nebraska-Colorado game at 2:30 PM. We will be showing the game with sound in the Pub's main level.  Thank you once agian to Chicagoans for Nebraska for your participation and support.  GO BIG RED! 

September 6, 2018

A exceptionally delicious and seassonal brew takes center stage as our September Beer of the Month: Hacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest$5.50 drafts through the rest of the month and maybe a little beyond.  Enjoy!

September 1, 2018

Just a heads up, we will be open normal business hours on Labor Day (11 AM - 1 AM).  Have a safe holiday weekend!

August 31, 2018

McGonigal's Pub is thrilled to once again be working with Chicagoans for Nebraska as an official "watch site" for all Nebraska Huskers football games! With ownership roots from Nebraska embedded in the Pub, plus featuring their games since we first opened, we are the perfect location in our region for all local and visiting Huskers fans. The season starts this Saturday vs. Akron, and we will be showing the game (with sound) in The Loft.  Check out the group on their website and Facebook page.  More gameday details to be posted soon.  GO BIG RED!

August 24, 2018

On behalf of the entire Pub staff, we wish our hometown Barrington High School's football team the best of luck as the kick off the 2018 season at Warren High School tonight.  We are once again a proud sponsor of the program... GO BRONCOS!

Also, our last series of the DOG DAYS OF SUMMER specials start today; they run through August 31st and are good while supplies last.  Check out the specials on the right side of this page or visit our Facebook page.

August 23, 2018

To make our Thirsty Thursday and all the village happenings today even better, we have a group of Irish Dancers in The Loft tonight at 7:30 PM!

August 16, 2018

The third week/round of our DOG DAYS OF SUMMER soecuals begin today ;they are good while supplies last, so check out the specials on the right side of this page or visit our Facebook page.

August 10, 2018

Manchester United kicks off the 2018 Premier League season today at 2:00 PM vs. Leicester City.  Every MUFC gameday we offer $4 Heineken 20oz drafts in addition to our usual daiily specials.  We're THE place to watch the matches... GO MUFC!

August 7, 2018

The second week of our DOG DAYS OF SUMMER begin today.  There are fantastic offers on several beverages, so many in fact that these great deals are replacing our August Beer of the Month!  Everything listed is while supplies last, so check out the specials on the right side of this page or visit our Facebook page.

August 6, 2018

This coming Wednesday (August 8th) we are hosting a Special Guinness Themed SIP & Paint event from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM in The Loft. Drink, paint and laugh at this “Lovely Day" SIP paint party, plus receive a Free Guinness Pint Glass with the purchase of a Ticket.  Click here for info on tickets and other ipertinent details.

August 1, 2018

Our DOG DAYS OF SUMMER specials start today... every week throughout the month of August we're featuring some crazy-good specials to make your Pub visit that much more enjoyable and inexpensive!  Info will be posted on the right side of this page and our Facebook page.  

July 31, 2018

NOW HIRING! We are currently seeking experienced, qualified COOK candidates to fill part-time and full-time positions in our kitchen.  Please stop in to fill out an application; visit our Employment page for additional details.

July 19, 2018

Starting tomorrow we are increasing our weekend food specials and will keep most of them available into the following week.  So, if you don't have the chance to visit us over the weekend - or just really liked one particular masterpiece - you'll have more days to give them a try!

Visit the News & Media section for older saved updates.

Voted/Awarded as the

2017 Hospitality Member of the Year!

We are are proud members of the

Voted BEST BAR/PUB in in the region

and best Live Music Venue in Barrington

"Best of Barrington" 365Barrington.com

Voted the Suburb's BEST IRISH PUB

2012 & 2013 "Best of the Burbs"

One of Urbanspoon's

Top Rated Irish Pubs in America

Exceptional reviews and ratings

from all these major sources

2013 - 2017 Best of Business Award

2017 Best Bar Category Winner!

Wednesday Specials

October 17th

$5.50 Hacker-Pschorr Drafts


$2.50 “You Call It” Well Drinks

$4 Guinness 20oz Drafts

$4 Harp 20oz Drafts

$4 Smithwick's 20oz Drafts

$4 Heineken 20oz Drafts

$2 Bottles of Miller Lite, Bud, Bud Light & Coors Light

$4 Glasses of our house Chardonnay, Cabernet & Merlot

Chicago Dog with Fries - $4.00

Plain Jumbo Dog with Fries - $4.00

Beer Brat with Fries - $4.00

Nachos - $4.00

Boneless Wings - $4.50


“The Burger” - $5.95

8 oz of Black Angus beef cooked to order, served on a butter toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle and a your choice of one side: pub fries, tater tots, potato chips, cole slaw or a side salad.  Numerous "Create your own" additional options available, ask your server or bartender or visit our Specials page for details.

Amazing Pub Chicken Wings

Discounted by the pound TODAY!

Choice of Plain (no sauce), Guinness (mild), Buffalo (medium), “Blackhawks” (sweet & hot) or “ Bryan” style (XXX-HOT), with carrots, celery and choice of ranch or blue cheese dressing

One Pound   $8.50

Two Pounds   $15.95

Three Pounds   $22.95

Additiional Food Specials

(while supplies last)

Calamari - $9.95

Beer battered & deep fried, tossed with sweet chili sauce,

topped with scallions & sesame seeds..

Scallops with Bacon - $14.95

Pan seared, tossed with angel hair pasta and lemon butter sauce.

Pork Schnitzel - $13.95

Served with seasonal vegetables and over mashed potatoes in mushroom gravy.

Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake - $6.95

Soups of the Day

1) Ed's "Almost Famous" Chili

2) Please ask your server

If this section is not updated, sorry!  Ask your server or bartender for the daily food specials, or check out our Facebook page for details.  For a listing of ALL regular daily specials, visit our Specials Pages

A new every day special!  Combine one of our Irish draft beers with one of our signature Irish Entrees and get the combination for just $13!  Visit our Everyday Specials page for details and restrictions.

Upcoming Entertainment

Morgan Fingleton

Saturday October 20, 9:00 PM


Saturday October 27, 8:30 PM

The Messengers

Saturday November 3, 8:30 PM

Irish Music with the

Ragged Rascals

Sunday November 4, 4 PM - 7 PM

The Fluffers

Saturday November 10, 9:30 PM

Vist our EVENTS page for full schedules


Beer of the Month

$5.50 Drafts

Monday - Friday

4PM - 6PM

Tremendous discounts on many of our drinks along with some amazing food specials!  Visit our Happy Hour page for all the details.

We're the only real LATE NITE

food option in Barrington!

Visit our Menus Page for full list of offerings

We will open for all Manchester United games starting at 9 AM or later.  Please check our Facebook page for updates on earlier start times.

Manchester United Gamedays

$4 Heineken 20oz Drafts



We carry Fox Sports 1 (formerly Fox Soccer), Fox Soccer Plus, beIN, NBC & CBS Sports Network channels and various other DirecTV feeds.  Technology & price pending we hope to have GAA Games here someday too!

Available in the Pub

Hours of Operation:

Sunday through Thursday, 11 AM - 1 AM

Friday and Saturday, 11 AM - 2 AM

The Loft (2nd level) opens at 4 PM Monday-Saturday

(pending private event use)

General Kitchen Hours:

Sunday-Thursday 11 AM - 11:30 PM

(Late Nite Menu starts at 10 PM)

Friday-Saturday 11 AM - 1 AM

(Late Nite Menu starts at 10 PM)

Sorry, we do not take reservations for dining

For inquiries on planning private/special events,

contact Lisa Lesniak-Brady at 224-717-9199,

or events@barringtonpub.com

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For all inquiries including vendor and contractor solicitations, employment opportunities and general information, contact us at

847-277-7400 or info@barringtonpub.com.

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