Aurora is the second most populated city in Illinois besides Chicago, and it's one of the fastest growing cities in the state. It's an area home to an impressive amount of architecture as well as bustling nightlife! Filled with landmarks, theaters, museums, small businesses, restaurants and shopping, you certainly can't go wrong with a visit to Aurora. The residents are friendly and the things to do are plenty, so be sure to check out the establishments listed below.


28 W New York St
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 844-0400

When it comes to getting your drink on, you certainly can't go wrong with Ballydoyle's Irish Pub. This is a pub filled with live entertainment, great drinks, and some of the best food in the area. You'll definitely want to try their buffalo chicken salad, cheesy tater tots and corned beef bites. This is a great place to go for cheap drinks and outstanding service.


2150 Ogden Ave
Aurora, IL 60504
(630) 585-7650

If you're looking for a place to watch the Blackhawks game, come on down to this quintessential neighborhood sports bar. It's a clean, fresh place to enjoy a beer and the latest sporting event. There's an enormous menu of delicious offerings that you're sure to enjoy include pub clubs, french dip sandwiches, nachos, chili, and much more. Come on down to Chelios' to support a local business.


444 N Eola Rd
(630) 499-8956Aurora, IL 60502

Paulie's is an affordable spot to drink and eat with your friends in Aurora. It's has lovely decorations with spacious interiors and even an outdoor seating area. They offer $5 pitchers of beer during happy hour, and a free beer to anyone that wears a Bears jersey when a game is on! You'll definitely want to try out their famous cheese curds, bacon cheeseburgers, and steaks.


85 Executive Dr
Aurora, IL 60504
(630) 978-2088

The Foundry is a popular brewery in Aurora. It's a busy bar during sports nights, and a cool place to catch lunch during the week. There are always affordable specials going on, whether it's food or drink. You certainly will experience the best in service at this bar, as the waitresses are always friendly. The chicken wings are to die for, so make sure you order a basket!


205 N Broadway Ave
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 264-2739

Two Brothers Roadhouse is a family owned roadhouse that's serving up some of the best food in the area! With selections such as pork belly tacos and bleu cheese burgers. The appetizer menu is extensive and the beer selection is even more so! There are multiple levels to this establishment, so keep it in mind for all of your banquet needs!


2681 E New York St
Aurora, IL 60502
(630) 499-9975

The Town Bar and Grill is a typical sports bar in the Aurora area, but they're serving up food that's out of this world. You'll definitely want to stop by on karaoke night, as it's entertaining and fun for all. They also have pool tables, dart boards, and pinball machines, so your time here is sure to be a joy. You can't go wrong with any of their appetizer or entree selections.


701 Hill Ave
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 898-8700

O'Malley's is a popular gathering spot for locals in the area. Not only is it a great place to drink some cheap beer, it's a great place to get some Irish food as well. Wings and beer are bountiful at this location, and you're sure to go home with a full stomach and a full wallet. Make sure to pay attention to the specials that happen throughout the week! You won't be disappointed with the selection of food or drinks!


1 S Stolp St
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 264-5000

Midtown Pub & Grill has wonderful staff that truly make you feel welcome! There's nothing better than a meal that has a great value and variety of selections. They have great fish tacos, wings, and burgers, as well as karaoke and live DJs on the weekend. Whether you're looking for a sports bar, dance club, or a dive bar, this place has it all!


900 Hill Ave
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 898-7769

Rudy's place is a festive bar that reminds us of a pirate ship. Everybody knows each other here, which is a sure sign of a fantastic establishment. You can enjoy free pool on Sundays and cheap drinks. There's a great beer garden for outdoor relaxation, and you'll even get free chips and salsa with your meal during the weekdays. Stop by today!


4320 E New York St
Aurora, IL 60504
(630) 236-9183

Fox and Hound is certainly a place that will end up attributing their success to amazing service, food, drinks, and music! It's a new addition to the Aurora area, and you can't go wrong choosing this fantastic traditional American bar. There are all types of different people who come here, and that makes for an interesting bar night every night.