When the owners of the Spartan Ale House decided to open a second location, they didn’t need to look far.

Building on the success they’ve seen in Aurora, Ron Woerman and Michael Poulakidas targeted a spot in Naperville they’d driven past dozens of times. A few weeks ago they opened the new Spartan Ale House at 3032 English Rows Ave., just south of 103rd Street on Route 59.

Offering the same formula of food, drinks and nearly two dozen television screens, the second Spartan Ale House already has attracted a following from those in the neighborhood and others who are familiar with the Aurora restaurant.

The Naperville location was Tommy Nevin’s Pub for about a decade, and then Pete Miller’s Steakhouse for a few years. Woerman and Poulakidas jumped on the chance to buy the building after it sat dormant.

“We’ve always liked that building,” Woerman said. “It was for sale for a while, but once it finally got to the price that would work for us, we grabbed it. We’ve had our eye on expansion.”

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