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2 Suffolk Street | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland (South City Centre)
+353 1 679 3656
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Ranked #209 of 1,826 restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $33
Cuisines: Irish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: South City Centre
Description: Situated in the historic heart of Dublin just a stones throw from Temple Bar is O'Neill's. Around the corner from Trinity College, Grafton Street and the world-famous Molly Malone Statue, it's the perfect place for a quiet pint, a tasty meal or a lively music session or just to rest your feet for a while. You'll always be sure of a warm, friendly welcome.
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83% Recommend
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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Amazing buffet food pub!! You choose your dish and stuff it up with salad and very reasonable prices, hard to find in Dublin :-) Great atmosphere as well!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Oh how I miss this place. A perfect pub when you are on your way to England. The food is second to none. Lovely colcannon, lovely Guinness on draught. I will be coming back when I visit the family, every time.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

This place was recommended to is by a few of the locals as we wanted to enjoy some traditional Irish cooking and we got exactly what we asked for, they had corned beef, bacon, ham, Guinness and steak pie, Irish stew and many more items all of which were served in a carvery style where you get to choose what... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

We were walking all day and it was getting late , so we stopped into post office and info place and they both recommended O'neill's . Great selection of beers , buffet style food , was very good. Corn beef , cabbage, mashed taters and cold Guinness ..can't go wrong ! They had lots of great looking food as well... More

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Orlando, Florida
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70 reviews 70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I chose this restaurant from numerous recommendations of authentic Irish cuisine in the City center. I liked the lamb shank that had gotten good reviews, so here we dined. Luckily there were no crowds the afternoon that we arrived. It is cafeteria style, so you let the server know what you want, and they provide it on a plate and... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I have reviewed this restaurant under the other name, however it really is a special spot with exceptional food and drink.

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Homer Glen, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Shout out to Oneills pub - right across from the Molly Malone statue. Reasonably-priced good irish cuisine and fast cafeteria service.

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Delran, New Jersey
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The food was good and the resteraunt interesting. It was very crowded and you have to find a place to sit. The food is buffet style so while what we had was good, its not the place to go if you want a relaxing dinner. Have to stand in line to get your tray loaded, then wander around trying to... More

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Dunoon, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We dropped into o'Neils after stopping off to see the Mollie Malone statue but as we had a late breakfast were not wanting food. This was such a pity as it all looked delicious and the plates going back to the kitchen were empty. We were very tempted by the oysters and the price of the breakfast at €6.95 including... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A Trinity College student recommended that we eat here after our tour of the campus. It was delicious! Nice food choices and the traditional pub atmosphere that we were hoping for on our first day in Dublin coming from the U.S.

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