The Pub

Act One. Act Local. Our menu features delicious items from our neighbors as well as specialties made right in our kitchen. Act One also proudly presents a series of local live entertainment acts and weekly Sunday Night Trivia.
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FOOD
  • Tuesday to Friday Lunch Specials ($6 each / Dine In Only)
  • Chicken Salad with Chips
  • Tuna Melt with Chips
  • Grilled Cheese with Chips
  • Soup and Small Salad
  • Soup and 1/2 Sandwich (Chicken Salad or Grilled Cheese)
  • Small Salad and 1/2 Sandwich (Chicken Salad or Grilled Cheese)
  • Build a Burger: Angus Beef, Turkey or The Amazing Kale Burger with Chips
  • Half Price Appetizers
  • Tuesday – Friday from 4-6pm


  • Half Price Appetizers
  • Tuesday – Friday from 4-6pm
  • Nachos: Pulled Pork or Veggie – 8.50
  • Mac & Cheese: Bacon, Sundried Tomatoes – 5.50
  • Pulled Pork Sliders:- 7.50
  • Wings: Asian, BBQ or Buffalo – 8
  • Warm Soft Pretzels: with Country Dijon Mustard, Merkt’s Beer Cheese – 7
  • Fries: Regular (Hand Cut) or Sweet Potato – 5.50
  • Fried Calamari – 8.50
  • Fried Shrimp – 8
  • Tater Tots: Plain or Cajun Style – 5.50
  • Loaded Potato Skins: Cheddar, Bacon, Scallions – 6
  • Hummus Plate: Served with fresh veggies and warmed pita wedges. Choice of Regular, Garlic or Roasted Red Pepper Hummus. – 8.50
  • Watermelon Caprese: Sliced Watermelon with Goat Cheese Crumbles, Basil and Lemon Vinaigrette – $8
  • Flatbread (each 6.50)
  • Tomato Basil
  • Sausage Fennel
  • Spinach Feta


  • Cup of Soup – 3
  • Soup of the Day – 6
  • Classic French Onion – 6
  • House SaladChopped Mix, Tomato, Crouton, Cucumber, Radish-Carrot Mix – 5
  • Caesar: Romaine, Parmesan, Garlic Crisp – 9.50
  • Greek: Tomato, Cucumber, Pepperoncini, Red Onion, Garbanzo Beans, Kalamata Olives, Feta – 9.50
  • Market Chopped: Iceburg Lettuce, Bacon, Avocado, Blue Cheese, Pasta, Tomatoes, Scallions, Garlic Crisp – 10
  • Nicoise: 6oz Tuna Filet lightly grilled with Mixed Greens, Tomatoes, Hard-boiled Egg, Green Beans, Red Potatoes, Onions and Kalamata Olives. Served cold with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette – 15


  • Follow us on Facebook HERE for our Burger of the Week Special!
  • Build a World Class Burger:
  • Angus Beef: 1/2 pound fresh, never frozen – 11.50
  • Turkey: made fresh in house with delicious herbs and spices – 11.50
  • The Amazing Kale Burger: so tasty, you won’t know it’s good for you! Made from a unique top secret recipe right here in Chicago– 12.50
  • Steak Sandwich: Grilled and Sliced Hanger Steak with Bell Peppers, Onions and melted cheese; served on Ciabatta – 12
  • Pot Roast Melt: Challa Bread, Mozzarella, Horseradish Sauce – 13
  • BBQ Pulled Pork – 11.50
  • Crispy Fish Sandwich: Beer-batter Walleye Pike, Tartar Sauce – 12.50
  • Grilled Chicken – 11
  • Turkey Melt: Bacon, Cheddar, Pesto Mayo – 13
  • Buffalo Chicken Wrap: Iceberg Lettuce, Celery, Ranch, Buffalo Chicken Strips – 10
  • Chicken Caesar Wrap: Romaine, Parmesan, Grilled Chicken Strips – 10
  • Vegetarian Burrito: Black Beans, Quinoa, Avocado, Pico de Gallo and choice of cheese. Served with Tortilla Chips and Pico de Gallo (add steak +7 or Chicken +4) – 11.50
  • House Roasted Turkey Club (or make it a wrap!)– 13


  • Lemon Panko Breaded Chicken Breast: Mashed Potatoes and Veggies – 14
  • Pot Roast: Savory Braised Beef in Gravy with Mashed Potatoes & Veggies – 16
  • Fish & Chips: Beer-batter Walleye Pike Salt & Vinegar Fries – 16.50
  • Salmon: Blackened or Grilled with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette, Mashed Potatoes and Veggies – 18.50
  • Steak and Fries: Tasty 10oz Hanger Steak – 19
  • Mac & Cheese: Bacon, Sundried Tomatoes – 11
  • Pot Pie: All-Natural Chicken, Peas, Carrots – 13
  • Vegetarian Stir-Fry: Tofu, Red Peppers, Corn, Scallions, Cilantro and Quinoa sautéed in Korean Garlic Ginger Sauce – 13 (sub Chicken +4 Shrimp +6)


  • Homemade Desserts
  • Root Beer Float: Sprecher Root Beer with Lickity Split Vanilla Custard – 6
  • Apple Crisp with Whipped Cream – 6
  • Flo’s Brownie – 6
  • Broken Tart:House made Lemon, Strawberry and Raspberry Curd with Fresh Whipped Cream and Broken Pie Crust Pieces – 6

  • From Our Neighbors

  • Iforgotto: Scoop of Lickity Split Custard topped with Katherine Anne’s Lavendar Salted Caramel Chocolate Ganache and a shot of Kraken Rum with Hot Coffee Pour – $8
  • Growling Rabbit’s Sticky Toffee Pudding : Classic English Dessert Served with Salted Caramel Sauce – 6
  • Growling Rabbit’s Growling Rabbit’s Carrot Cake Stack : Carrot cake layered with Lickity Split Custard and Drizzled with Spice Glaze and Caramel- 6
  • Katherine Anne’s Drinking Chocolate : Ask Server for Flavors – 4
  • Scoop of Lickity Split Custard : Choice of Caramel Sauce, Chocolate Sauce or Fruit Compote – 3


  • Steak and Eggs: Hanger Steak, Onion Strings, Black Beans, Hash Browns – 11
  • Eggs Benedict: Poached Eggs, Ham, English Muffin, Hollandaise, Hash Browns – 10
  • Eggs Florentine: Choice of eggs, Spinach, Hollandaise, Hash Browns – 9
  • Flo’s Chilaquiles: 2 Eggs Your Way, Black Beans, Feta Cheese Crumbles, Choice of Bacon or Sausage(Pork or Turkey) – 9
  • Omelet Your Way: Served with Hash browns – 8
  • Pound Cake French Toast: Powdered Sugar, Syrup, Fresh Season Berries – 8
  • Thick-Cut French Toast: Fresh Season Berries, Powdered Sugar, Syrup, Whipped Cream – 8
  • Fresh Blueberry Waffle: Blueberries Inside and on top, Powdered Sugar – 9
  • Belgian Waffle: Choice of Bacon or Sausage – 9
  • Pub Breakfast: Two Eggs Your WAY, Toast, Choice of Bacon or Sausage (Pork or Turkey) – 8
  • B.L.T.E.: Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Egg, Hash browns – 8
  • Breakfast Burrito (your way) – 8
  • 2 Breakfast Sliders: Egg, Cheese, Choice of Bacon or Sausage (Pork or Turkey) – 8
  • Beef Brisket Hash & Eggs – 10
  • Drink Specials
  • Mimosa – 4
  • Beermosa – 4
  • Bloody Mary – 4
  • Bloody Mary Beer back…get a 6oz Schnitt of Krombacher Pils – 2

DRINK

  • Daily Specials
  • Middle Shelf Monday: You Call It! – 5
  • Tuesday: Select Draft Beers – 4
  • Wednesday: ½ Price Bottles of Wine
  • Thursday: Our Specialty Drinks – 5
  • Saturday & Sunday: Bloody Mary’s, Mimosas and Beermosas – 4
  • Sunday: Select Draft Beers – 4
  • Draft Beer Flight: Your Choice! Four 6oz Draft Beers (Only available in Act One Pub) – 12
  • Specialty Drinks
  • Cherry Lymeade: Van Gogh Black Cherry Vodka, Muddled limes and cherries. Topped off with Lemon-lime soda. Our version of the Sonic classic drink. – 8
  • Dark & Stormy: Kraken Rum, Goslings Ginger Beer, Fresh Lime Juice. Served on the rocks. – 8
  • Elder Statesman: Hendricks Gin, St. Germaine Elderflower Liquer, Agave Nectar, Fresh Lemon and a Splash of Soda. Served on the rocks. – 8
  • Margaryta: After studying the dark art of mixology all around the world, one of our bartenders was passed down this secret ancient recipe — and it will go with him to the grave… – 9
  • Mayne-Hattan: Woodford Reserve, Cherry Heering Liquer, Sweet Vermouth, a dash of Orange Bitters and a cherry. Served up or on the rocks. – 8

  • Drafts
  • 10/90 (IL) Americab IPA (6.3%) – 6
  • Boulevard (MO) Tank 7(8.5%) – 7
  • Brouwerij Bosteels (BEL) Kwak (6.5%) – 8
  • Great Lakes(OH) Seasonal – 6
  • Guinness (IRE) (4.2%) – 6
  • Half Acre (IL) Daisy Cutter (6.3%) – 6
  • Krombacher (GER) Pils || Schnitt – 2 | Pint – 6 | .5 liter (4.8%) – 2|6|8
  • Stone (CA) Rotating Handle – 6
  • Three Floyds (IN) Rotating Handle – 6
  • Unibrue (CAN) Blanche de Chambly (5%) – 6
  • Vander Mill (MI) Totally Roasted (6.9%) – 6
  • Ask about our ‘Tim’ited Release!
  • Domestic
  • Coor’s (CO) Light 16oz (4.2%) – 3
  • Miller (WI) Lite (4.17%) | High Life (4.6%) – 4
  • Old Milwaukee (WI) (4.6%) – 2
  • PBR 16oz (WI) (4.6%) – 3
  • Imports
  • Amstel Light (Holland) Lager (3.5%) – 5
  • Boddington’s (United Kingdom) Pub Ale (4.7%) – 6
  • Brewdog (Scotland) Libertine Black Ale (7.2%) – 6
  • Brouwerij Bavik (Belgium) Wittekerke (5%) – 5
  • Cervecera Mexicana (MEX) Mexicali Lager (5%) – 2
  • Corona (Mexico) Lager (4.6%) – 5
  • Czechvar (Czech Rep.) Pilsner (5%) – 5
  • Day of the Dead (MEX) Blonde Ale (5.6%) – 5
  • Franziskaner (Germany) Hefeweizen (5%) -6 | Hefe-Weisse Dunkel (5%) – 6
  • Heineken (Holland) Lager (5%)- 5
  • Kaliber (N/A) (Ireland) Lager – 4
  • Kostritzer Schwarzbier (Germany) Black Lager (4.8%) – 5
  • McAuslan Brewing (Canada) St-Ambroise Oatmeal Stout (5%) – 6
  • Negra Modelo (Mexico) Lager (5.4%) – 5
  • New Castle (United Kingdom) Brown Ale (4.7%) – 5
  • Red Stripe (Jamaica) Lager (4.7%) – 5
  • Sam Smith (United Kingdom) Nut Brown Ale (5%) – 6 | Oatmeal Stout (5%) – 6
  • Skullsplitter (Scotland) Ale (8.5%) – 8
  • Stella Artois (Belgium) Lager (5%) – 5
  • Stiegl (Austria) Grapefruit Radler (2.5%) – 5
  • Trumer Brauerei (Austria/USA) Pilsner (4.8%) – 5
  • Unibroue (Canada) La Fin Du Monde (9%) – 7 | Don De Dieu 750ml (9%) – 19
  • Craft
  • Abita (LA) Restoration Ale (5.2%) |Turbodog (5.6%)|Purple Haze (4.2%) – 5
  • Anchor (CA) California Lager (4.9%) | IPA (6.5%) | Steam (4.9%) – 5
  • Dogfish Head (DE) 90 Minute IPA (9%) | Namaste (4.8%) – 5
  • Flying Dog (MD) Doggie Style Pale Ale (5.5%) – 5 | Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout (5.5%) – 6
  • Goose Island (IL) 312 White (4.2%) – 5 | Matilda (7%) – 8 | Sophie Ale (6.5%) – 8
  • Great Lakes (OH) Burning River (6%) – 5 | Dortmunder Gold (5.8%) – 5 | Eliot Ness Lager (6.2%) – 5
  • Lagunitas (CA) IPA (6.2%) – 6 | Little Sumpin’ Sumpin’ (7.5%) – 6
  • Left Hand Brewery (CO) 400 Pound Monkey IPA (6.8%) | Black Jack Porter (6.8%) – 5
  • New Belgium (CO) 1554 Black Lager (5.6%) – 7 | Fat Tire 22oz Ale (5.2%) – 7 | Ranger IPA (6.5%) – 5
  • New Holland (MI) Mad Hatter IPA (5.8%) -5 | Full Circle Kolsch (4.9%) – 5 | Dragons Milk Stout (11%) – 8
  • Ommegang (NY) Hennepin Saison (7.7%) – 5
  • Oskar Blues (CO) Dales Pale Ale (6.5%) – 7 | Mama’s Little Yella Pils (5.3%) – 7
  • Revolution (IL) Eugene Porter (6.8%) – 4
  • Sierra Nevada (CA) Pale Ale (5.6%) – 5
  • Stone (CA) Cali-Bagique 22oz (6.9%) – 9 | Levitation Ale (4.4%) – 5 | Ruination (8.2%) – 5 |Arrogant Bastard 22oz Ale (7.2%) – 8
  • The Bruery (CA) Oude Tart 750ml (8%) – 20
  • Two Brothers (IL) Cane & Ebel Rye (7%) – 5 |Prairie Path Golden Ale (5.1%) – 5 | Sidekick Extra Pale Ale (5.1%) – 6
  • 5 Rabbit (IL) Grass (6.4%) – 5 | Lizard (4.3%) – 5 | Rabbit (5.3%) – 5 | Vulture (6.4%) – 5
  • Belgium & Trappist
  • Brouwerij Verhaeghe (Belgium) Duchesse De Bourgogne 12oz (6.2%) – 12
  • Brunehaut (Belgium) Blonde (Gluten Free) (6.5%) – 6
  • Chimay: Red Ale (7%) – 8
  • Delirium Tremens: Strong Ale (8.5%) – 10
  • Duvel: Belgian Strong Pale Ale (8.5%) – 8
  • Kwak: Amber Ale 750ml (6.5%) – 19
  • Lindeman’s: Frambroise (2.5%) – 12 | Kriek (3.5%) – 12 | Gueuze Cuvée René 12oz (5.2%)- 14
  • Orval: Dubbel(6.9%) – 9
  • Piraat: Belgian IPA (10.5%) – 8
  • Rochefort: #6 Dubbel (7.5%) – 8 | #8 Tripel (9.2%) – 10 | #10 Quadrupel (11.3%) – 12
  • Triple Karmeliet: Strong Ale 12oz (8.4%) – 11
  • Westmalle: Dubbel (7%) – 8 | Tripel (9.5%) – 8
  • Ciders
  • Aspall (England) Draught Suffolk Cyder (5.5%) – 7
  • Crispin (CA) Cider (5%) – 5
  • Vander Mill (MI) 16oz Can: Blue Gold (6.9%) – 6 | Ginger Peach (6.9%) – 6 | Hard Cider (6.9%) – 6

  • Reds
  • Little Black Dress (California) Merlot – 7|28
  • La Flor (Argentina) Malbec – 7|28
  • Mirassou (California) Pinot Noir – 7|28
  • Rock & Vine (California) Cabernet Sauvignon – 7|28
  • Whites
  • Clean Slate (Germany) Riesling – 7|28
  • Ecco Domani (Italy) Pinot Gris – 7|28
  • Leyda (Chile) Sauvignon Blanc – 7|28
  • William Hill (California) Chardonnay – 7|28
  • Bubbles
  • Korbel (California) Champagne Split – 7
  • Lamarca (California) Prosecco – 7|28
  • Simonsig – A South African Winery
  • Ask us about our specialty featured wine list!
  • Whites
  • “Sunbird” Sauvignon Blanc 2012 – 10|40
  • Chenin Blanc 2012 – 8|32
  • Rose
  • Kaapse Vonkel Brut Rose 2012 – 15|60
  • Red
  • Merindol Syrah 2011 – 90
  • Tiara 2010 – 80
  • Frans Malan Reserve 2010 – 80
  • Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2012 – 10|40
  • Pinotage – 10|40
  • Redhill Pinotage – 10|40

 

HOURS OF OPERATION

MONDAY – DINNER 5P – 10P, BAR 5P – MIDNIGHT
TUESDAY – LUNCH 11A – 3P, DINNER 5P – 10P, BAR 11A – MIDNIGHT
WEDNESDAY – LUNCH 11A – 3P, DINNER 5P – 10P, BAR 11A – MIDNIGHT
THURSDAY – LUNCH 11A – 3P, DINNER 5P – 10P, BAR 11A – MIDNIGHT
FRIDAY – LUNCH 11A – 3P, DINNER 5P – 11P, BAR 11A – 2A
SATURDAY – BRUNCH 11A – 3P, DINNER 5P – 11P, BAR 11A – 2A
SUNDAY – BRUNCH 11A – 3P, DINNER 5P – 10P, BAR 11A – MIDNIGHT
LATE NIGHT MENU Sunday-Thursday 10P – 11P, Friday and Saturday 11P – Midnight

Dishes featured by our neighbors
The Amazing Kale BurgerLickity Split Logo Growling Rabbit Logo Katherine Anne's Logo

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