The Publican Restaurant Chicago

NMS Restaurant

The Publican – A Culinary Haven for Seafood and Pork Enthusiasts

Rating: 4.5 (2.6T) ₹₹₹ American Restaurant

Welcome to The Publican, where a gastronomic journey awaits you in the heart of Chicago’s vibrant Fulton Market. With a stellar rating of 4.5, backed by 2,631 glowing reviews, we invite you to indulge in a culinary experience like no other.

Overview: At The Publican, we pride ourselves on offering a creative menu that revolves around seafood and pork, complemented by a selection of global brews. Our hip setting with communal tables provides a social yet intimate atmosphere for you to savor every moment.


  • Serves happy-hour food
  • Serves great cocktails
  • High chairs available

Location: 837 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL 60607, United States


  • Closed (Opens at 4 pm)
  • More hours available

Menu & Reservations: Explore our diverse menu at, and secure your spot through reservations on our website or

Order from Providers: Enjoy The Publican’s delights at home with seamless delivery options from,,,,,,, and

Contact Us: For inquiries or reservations, give us a call at +1 312-733-9555.

Solo Dining? Absolutely! For solo diners, we offer a bar area with a view into the kitchen and communal tables. Whether you seek the energy of a crowd or a more solitary experience, The Publican accommodates your preferences.

Popular Times: Plan your visit with insights into busy hours:

  • MON to SUN: Opens at 6 pm (Usually not too busy, no wait)
  • Average stay: 1.5-2.5 hours

Review Highlights:

  • Oriane M. Playner: “Pretty pricey, good service, friendly staff, small portions.”
  • J C: “The waffles were cold, food was overpriced (imo) for the quality and quantity.”
  • Pedro Menezes: “Fantastic place for oysters, meat plates, and beer choices.”

From The Publican: “Pork, oysters & beer. Inspired by a European Beer Hall. Patio is open, delivery & carryout is now available. Happy Hour Monday through Friday 4 pm-5:30 pm. Brunch every Saturday & Sunday!”

Explore the world of flavors at The Publican – where every bite tells a tale of culinary excellence.

The Publican Restaurant Chicago

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