The Local Tap

Hand-Crafted Burgers, Wings, & Sandwiches

We have something the entire family will enjoy!

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Local Hand-Crafted Burgers & Specialty Alehouse for Family & Friends El Paso, Illinois

Welcome to The Local Tap! We are El Paso, IL’s family-friendly restaurant that is dedicated to serving our local community with savory food, delicious drinks, and unforgettable memories. From mouthwatering burgers to several wing options, The Local Tap has favorites that customers of all ages can enjoy! Enjoy live music on the weekends and don’t forget to check in with our staff on community events that we are currently involved in. As long-term residents of central Illinois, we believe in giving back to the community, so be on the lookout for The Local Tap at events in the surrounding areas.

Our Story

The Local Tap was inspired by the love of local community and local breweries in Illinois. Offering delicious cheese curds, handcrafted cheeseburgers and locally brewed ale, The Local Tap is El Paso, IL’s newest and most popular baby and fur baby-friendly restaurant in the area. Enjoy our seasonal patio seating with live music or sit inside our redesigned dining space for a family dinner or night out.

Our bar now opens at 3pm on week nights. Kitchen opens at 4! We can’t wait to serve you – stop by today to try our delicious menu!


Tuesday – Thursday:  3pm – 10pm
Friday:  3pm – 11pm
Saturday:  12pm – 11pm
Sunday:  12pm – 8pm


201 S. Fayette Street
El Paso, Illinois 61738
United States

Modern Craft Kitchen & Alehouse Menus from The Local Tap El Paso, Illinois

The Local Tap was designed to be both a modern restaurant for the everyday family and a go-to spot for friends to grab a drink and unwind. Browse through our handcrafted menu items below – we guarantee that we have something for everyone to enjoy! Our local restaurant is proud to be baby & fur baby friendly so that you never have to worry about finding a sitter to have a fun night out. Take a look at our menu to see which delicious entrée you’ll try during your next visit!


We have everything from burgers and pizza to salads and sandwiches! Browse through our food menu to find the perfect entrée for your night off work or family celebration – we guarantee to have something you’re craving!


There’s nothing like getting together with a group of friends to unwined! Our diverse wine menu contains wine and red wines of all varieties including Rose, Merlot, Chardonnay, & more. Call today for inquires about our wine menu.

Craft Beer

Local craft beer – what more could you want on a night out? We’ve teamed up with more than 5 local breweries to bring customers a unique variety of quality beer while supporting small businesses. Stop by to try our craft beer on tap alongside one of our delicious appetizers.

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Live Music

There’s nothing better than listening to live music as you dine and drink, especially when it’s performed by one of El Paso, IL’s outstanding local bands. At The Local Tap, we strive to create memorable weekend experiences for our customers while also supporting the local community – that’s why we are excited to offer live music options at our restaurant in the spring, summer, and fall months. Stop by our bar and grill today for an experience that people of all ages will appreciate & don’t forget to follow our Facebook page for upcoming events in 2022!

Come Check out our Beautiful

Beer Garden

Community Outreach

At The Local Tap, representing our community is something our owners and staff have been passionate about since the founding of the company. From keeping our customers updated on local events in the El Paso, IL area to sponsoring charities and fundraisers for important causes, we are excited to be able to give back to the community that has been so supportive of our restaurant from the beginning. See what we’re up to in El Paso, Illinois, and the neighboring regions by checking out our future community outreach events and take a look at some of our past involvement!

Charity Cup sponsered by Local Tap for St. Jude Research hospital

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