Farren's Pub & Eatery

$$ • Pubs

117 N Walnut St, Champaign
(217) 359-6977


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Reviews for Farren's Pub & Eatery

As you might expect, Champaign-Urbana and the University of Illinois' Campustown have undergone significant and much needed changes since I was a student in 1958-1962 and a sportswriter for the Champaign-Urbana Courier in 1962-1966. On return visits, my wife and I enjoy catching up with the nuances. Like Farren's Pub & Eatery, for example. Located at 117 North Walnut Street in downtown Champaign, at University and Neil, it opened in 2000 and recently was acclaimed the No. 1 burger...read full review

Ordered the santa fe chicken sandwich...just awful. The bun was cold. The chicken was dry and flavorless, and the pesto sauce was also really dry and unremarkable. The three components were slapped together carelessly and didnt work well with each other. Felt awful about spending $9 on this.

Farrens is my go-to for grabbing lunch with a new friend. I always get the strawberry salad with chicken, and it never disappoints. It’s perfectly summery. The fried cauliflower is also pretty great. It’s casual enough to not feel like I have to dress up, but the outdoor seating this time of year makes it the perfect “getting to know you” scene, whether it’s lunch or dinner.

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Monday 11AM - 8PM
Tuesday 11AM - 8PM
Wednesday 11AM - 8PM
Thursday 11AM - 8PM
Friday 11AM - 9PM
Saturday 11AM - 9PM
Sunday 11AM - 8PM

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