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We like to know what we're eating and where it comes from and we're bringing that philosophy to Gillerson's Grubbery. Here's what you should know about us...we don't believe in fancy or fussy. We cook food you love and recognize, food you pick up, knowing the juice will run down your chin. It's comfort food prepared from high quality, fresh ingredients sourced from local farmers and businesses, with a few surprises thrown in to keep it interesting! Our handcrafted food keeps you coming back for more...again...and again...and again. We bring the same passion for quality and comfort to the bar, featuring local and fresh products. Our rotating draft beers showcase Illinois breweries, complemented
PRICE RANGE
US$6 - US$17
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Gastropub
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, 有泊車位, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 26 April 2020 via mobile

Good drink selection! Burgers are awesome! Great prices! Friendly and helpful staff! They can point you in the right direction if unsure what to drink or eat!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 30 January 2020 via mobile

Great burger place! Very creative offerings! Love their ketchup! Nice selection of beers and drinks! Great location downtown Aurora!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 14 December 2019

I was at the restaurant dining with my family. The server took my credit card and never returned it to me. I get all the way to my home state to realize i dont have my card. I immediately called the restaurant and they told...me the server left it at the register. They never apologize for their negligence unbelievable. The servers should never be this negligent with anyone financial business.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 30 October 2019

We had a wonderful experience at this restaurant/bar. My husband and I both had the "create your own" chicken sandwich. The chicken was very tender and delicious. The ingredients are high quality with very nice size portions. The fries and tater tots were delicious sides....They have an extensive listing of craft beers and the wine was also high quality at a reasonable price. I would highly recommend this restaurant. The owners came over to check on patrons which I thought was a great touch. Service was also very friendly, helpful and welcoming. A must try!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 7 August 2019

Ordered with coworkers to try it out and change up out lunch places. We each ordered different variations of the pulled BBQ chicken sandwich. Flavor was good but there was NO sauce. The chicken was coated a bit but very dry. Well cooked, tasty, but...we all agreed it needed a cup of bbq sauce poured over before serving. Fries were good. Will try again, the menu seemed fun.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 28 May 2019 via mobile

We tried Gillerson's out before going to a show at the Paramount. The show was at 7 so we arrived at the restaurant at 5:30 thinking this should be plenty of time. We ordered an appetizer and drinks, which came out pretty quickly. But then...our server didn't come back for over 25 minutes to take our dinner order. By the time our food finally came out we had 10 minutes before we had to leave. My Mother-in-Law only had time to eat her salad and had to take her entire burger in a to-go box. I had to take half of mine in a box as well. The burgers and fries were excellent, however, so I would recommend this restaurant, just not if you have anywhere to be at a certain time!More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 26 March 2019

My husband and I decided to eat here after a concert. Lucky us because as soon as we walked in the door our server Zach informed us that the kitchen was only open for another 5 minutes but he would make sure we got food....We both ordered the O.G. Classic burger with cheddar cheese. The burgers were cooked exactly as we asked and I had the tater tots which were seasoned. A wonderful surprise was the house made ketchup! It's made with lime juice, brown sugar and tequila....YUM! They sell bottles of the ketchup as well. They also have a burger called the "Fire Fighters burger" in which they donate $2 from the cost of the burger to the Regional Fire Museum. Hat's off to them for that! Reasonably priced and would definitely recommend and return in the future.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

Five of us ate here before a performance at the nearby Paramount Theater. There were four adults and one child -- we all had something different from the menu and all loved our meals. The sweet potato fries that I had with my portabello burger...were perfect. We had cut our time a little close, but our server was very helpful in expediting everything.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

This place popped up on Groupon a couple weeks ago and looked interesting. Went tonight and we were very pleased with everything. My wife and I split a burger and the oodles of noodles along with a couple of drinks. Food was great, nice handcrafted...Bloody Mary for my wife, and a great selection of craft beer on tap and bottles/cans. Couldn't have had a better experience.More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

Very good food that was tempered by fair service. It was a tad slow. Staff very friendly. Atmosphere really great. We will go back but to make it a regular the service will have to improve.

Date of visit: November 2018
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gravesmeg
25 October 2017|
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Response from famoustraveler | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Small and only in the bar area.
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20 September 2017|
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Yes! We can seat up to 20 on our deck.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gillerson's Grubbery

Yes, Gillerson's Grubbery offers takeaway services.

Gillerson's Grubbery is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5