Restaurant Feature: Timothy O’Toole’s Pub

Gurnee, IL

The delicious scent you smell right around Grand Avenue and I-94 is Timothy O’Toole’s Pub.

It’s the perfect place to go for lunch, dinner, or right after a long day at Six Flags Great America and Hurricane Harbor. This full-service Gurnee restaurant bar is famous for award-winning wings, burgers, fish and chips, 40 beers on tap, and much more.

Timothy O'Toole's Pub Gurnee

Timothy O’Toole’s Pub Gurnee

The Gurnee pub has celebrated 23 years of business and is family-owned originating in Chicago. Besides the Gurnee location, there are also locations in Chicago, Lake Villa, and Libertyville.

When thinking of what to make for dinner on Monday or Tuesday for the family, Timothy O’Toole’s delivers with a fantastic promotion. What’s that, you may ask? Kids less than 12 years of age get to eat for FREE on Monday and Tuesday night from 4-8:00 p.m. You receive one free kid’s meal with each adult meal purchase of $10 or greater.

Your children will love the options in place for them.  The Kids Cocktails are absolutely delightful. Some of the cocktails they can sip on are Anya’s Adventure (Sprite, cherry juice, sour apple syrup, and a cherry), Bella’s Blast (sprite, watermelon syrup, and a cherry), Lola’s Lemonade (Lemonade, sparkling soda, rainbow berry syrup, and a cherry) and Christian’s Crusher (Sprite, Blue Cotton Candy Syrup, and a cherry.)

Timothy O'Toole's Pub Gurnee
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Some of the favorites on the kid’s menu include O’Toole’s Famous Wings (includes five), ‘Real’ Mac & Cheese, Chicken Fingers, or a Hebrew National Hot Dog and Cheeseburger. Each child’s dish comes with applesauce, an extra side dish, and a choice of soft drink,  juice, or milk.

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Stay for dessert, because the kids will be ecstatic. It’s a chocolate wonderland as they feature brownie bites (chocolate fudge brownie bite with vanilla ice cream), mini sundae (vanilla ice cream, chocolate syrup, whipped cream, and a cherry), and the cookie monster sundae (vanilla ice cream, Oreo cookie crumbs, chocolate sauce, and whipped cream). Find their menu of current offerings and specials on O’Toole’s Website.

Larger appetites should take the Big Timmy Challenge! If you finish this colossal burger, you win a free shirt. The Big Timmy includes two ½ pound burgers, Irish cheddar, jack, mozzarella, Swiss bacon, onion straws, barbecue sauce, lettuce, tomato, and red onion piled high and served with nachos.

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Besides the food, you can enjoy thirty HD Flat Screens showing your game of choice.  Enjoy Golden Tee Live (arcade game) or the dartboard.

When you’re looking for restaurant for a slew of delightful eats in Lake County, make it a Timmy O’Toole night!

Timothy O’Toole’s Pub
5572 Grand Avenue, Gurnee | (847) 249-0800
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Restaurant Feature: Timothy O\'Toole\'s Pub

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