What You'll Get
Winston Churchill was famous for the high standards he applied to alcohol, quipping that "Liquor is quicker, but get me a single malt scotch with moon rocks in it! I'm the English president!" Be like Ol' Winnie with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of fare and drinks at Kelly's Pub, nestled close to the El tracks in Lincoln Park.
Kelly's Pub is one of Chicago's oldest family-owned, whistle-whettin' destinations. Its website lists a rich history of its cameos in manifold films, newspaper articles, and Chicago events. Take a seat at the back bar and gaze at the original 1930s cabinetry while a friendly barman serves you one of 50 varieties of bottled or 18 varieties of on-tap beers. The sudsy froth amplifies the hearty flavors of Kelly's Pub's classic pub plates, which include mac 'n' cheese bites ($5), a chicken quesadilla ($5), a bacon cheeseburger ($7.50), and pizza ($8–$10). Click here to see the full menu.
During warm weather, Kelly's Pub's garden patio is a breezy spot for watching clouds or watching clouds watch the sun watch gobs it thinks are stars but are actually specks of dust on its sunglasses. There are 18 flat-screen TVs always showing sporting action and spirited Saint Patty's Day festivities makes Kelly's a beloved neighborhood spot when the river runs green.
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The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Jun 6, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table. Dine-in only. Not valid with daily food and drink specials. Not valid with other offers. Must use in 1 visit, no cash back. Tax and gratuity not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.