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O'Sullivans Irish Pub & Restaurant

640 Grand Ave, Ste A, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2365
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Ranked #115 of 282 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Price range: $0 - $20
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Irish
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Omaha, Nebraska
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135 reviews 135 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We came in one evening while on vacation and loved the whole experience! Our 3 year old granddaughter walked in and promptly walked up to the bar and climbed on a stool beside an older gentlemen and it was so cute when he turned to her and looked down and said "can I buy you a drink?" Funny! The pub... More 

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Escondido, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

In and out for a quick bite of lunch mid-week. Sat at the bar and ordered a cup of the chicken cordon bleu soup from the pleasant bartendress. The soup, well, it was a peculiar tasting soup, not what I expected, but should have known with a name like that in an Irish pub it wouldn't meet my expectations. It... More 

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Marana, Arizona
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177 reviews 177 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We stopped in for a late lunch after a day of sightseeing. Because it was so late (2:30 pm +/-) there was hardly anyone in the place. Our server, Jenn H, greeted us promptly. We ordered a couple of pint beers (Stella Artois $5.75 and Refuge IPA $6,50 - a bit much) and the Irish Nachos, made with potato chips,... More 

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Rocklin, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had lunch here and it was good food along with the ambience of an pub in Ireland. The fish & chips was delicious with 3 large pieces of cod. It was warm & muggy outside but inside it was cool & on the dark side surrounded by lots if Irish memorabilia. I'm sure this is a very busy place at... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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88 reviews 88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Super location, you can walk everywhere in Carlsbad Village, beer was good, cold, atmosphere is friendly, good service, lots of locals and live music that's not overpowering. Food choices are excellent, food itself is okay Irish pub grub (not great, not large portions, but it will fill your belly).

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Chandler, AZ
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Typical pub fare, but all very good. We sat outside and the seating out there isn't very comfortable, but it was nice to be outside. We tried wings, potato skins, and fish & chips and all were very good. Our waiter was great - friendly and attentive.

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Carlsbad, California
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90 reviews 90 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Apparently the place is Irish....they do have an Irish flag out front and serve Guiness but make no mistake this establishment is American. I asked for certain traditional food items that I love but nobody had a clue what I was on about. This bar is for American wannabe Irish folk who want to drink stout and relay stories of... More 

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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We really enjoyed the drinks and music here! Came from The Coyote after dinner to get some drinks and were quite happy with the choice, much more our speed than the Coyote which had a lot of middle aged people and music not to our taste, this place catered a bit more to mid to late twenties and had much... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Nothing special here. Actually the cabbage was undercooked and the corned beef was filled with fat. Wouldn't go back again

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Ventura County, CA
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61 reviews 61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

I went to Ireland 16 years ago. I love trying out Irish restaurants to hopefully remember that trip. I've since dined at Irish restaurants across the US. We ordered the Shepherd's Pie and the Corned Beef Boxty. Both were perfect and much better than we expected. The Boxty is fantastic- though I asked for the cream sauce on the side.... More 

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Additional Information about O'Sullivans Irish Pub & Restaurant

Address: 640 Grand Ave, Ste A, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2365
Phone Number: 760-729-7234
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
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 - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Irish

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