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4287 King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2E9, Canada
(519)653-3111
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 8
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  • 16
    Very good
  • 9
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  • 5
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Decent place

We went here for later evening drinks with friends. They have a decent selection of local and import beers. The food is standard pub type food. Everything that we ordered was decent and satisfying. The service we experienced both nights we were there this trip was excellent. The young lady who... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Edmonton, Canada
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75 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We went here for later evening drinks with friends. They have a decent selection of local and import beers. The food is standard pub type food. Everything that we ordered was decent and satisfying. The service we experienced both nights we were there this trip was excellent. The young lady who was serving us was fun and friendly. She had... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We like British pubs so we thought we would try this one. The service was excellent. The food tasted good. All we had was two appetizers and three draft beers. The price was $52.00. Very expensive. One of the apps was chicken wings. Tasted fine but was suppose to be a pound. There was 8 wings smaller than my wife's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Good decor and beer selection. Very friendly staff, reasonably priced. Had the Shepard pie and it was excellent, I will agree with some of the other reviews that the portion size was a bit on the small side. Overall would not hesitate to come back.

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Kitchener, Canada
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Very small portions, a few of us had the curry, which was ok but tiny portions. We all left and went to Moose Winooski's for desert. No one even offered us refills on our drinks. Very disappointed, third time eating there and this will be my last. I gave them a try.

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Portions so small. Left hungry. We were told that was their regular portion size. About ten fries in the side of fries. Heading home to eat now.

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Kitchener
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Just got home from my first visit at Fionn MacCool's. To my delight, this place reminded me of another great pub in Ottawa called D'Arcy McGees. Apparently these two pubs are owned by the same company. I was warmly welcomed by the hostess & seated in a small comfortable booth. My server Cassie was great. She was personable & attentive... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We went as a group of six for a birthday celebration on a Monday evening. Although we had made a reservation, which they had no record of we needn’t have bothered as there was plenty of empty tables. Our server quickly came and took and delivered our drinks order. We had the idea of ordering 8 different portions of shareable... More 

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Cambridge, Ontario
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This was a return visit to Fionn MacCools for a lunch, we had been there a couple of years ago for dinner. We went on a Tuesday. They used to offer apps half price on Tuesdays, it has changed to buy one, get one half off. We still were excited to have apps for lunch. We ordered Ale and Cheddar... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Went here with a coworker for a late lunch. Service was a little slow, but acceptable. Large main room with high-backed booths for some privacy. Typical North American take on Irish bar with extensive dark woods and accessories. I had their Guinness Burger with seafood chowder as the side. The black cheese took a little getting used to, but it... More 

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Cape Canaveral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Generally, I'm skeptical of anyone or any place that calls itself 'cool', as those are usually the least cool people or places around. But Fionn MacCools is the exception to that rule. It actually is a pretty happening place, especially a little later in the evenings. It definitely succeeds with the Irish Pub feel. I give it 5 stars as... More 

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Additional Information about Fionn MacCools

Address: 4287 King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2E9, Canada
Phone Number: (519)653-3111
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Irish, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4287 King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2E9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: (519)653-3111

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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