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The Boxing Donkey

300 Lincoln St., Roseville, CA 95678
916-797-3665
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Ranked #129 of 373 restaurants in Roseville
Cuisines: American, Irish
Most recent review
- Aug 7, 2014
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English first
Roseville, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

You can put lipstick on a pig, but it's still a pig. I was here with my boyfriend and, late afternoon, we were the only people in the place. What really disturbed me was how much attention Kendyal paid to my boyfriend. His beer wouldn't be empty and he'd get a brand new beer. Me...I had to ask a couple... More

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51 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I have never been to this place and reading the reviews it seems like it is usually better but they certainly didn't seem welcoming when I came in here. It was a Thursday evening and kinda dead and I met a friend here after she got off work. She wanted to try a different place for happy hour and this... More

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Roseville, California
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Irish Pub in downtown Roseville, with soem great food. Happy hour is a bargain. Try the Corned Beef tacos, geat fish and chips, buffalo mac and cheese is to die for!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Was having a wonderful night in downtown roseville with some friends..at the end of the night (mind u I have been buying alot of drinks and I always tip very generously)I asked for some water..the wannabe guido looking dude told me to get the F out and was extremly rude..so as I was leaving the bar I was complaining to... More

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Good Food, Good service, but it is an American Bar and Restaurant. They serve Guinness American style and they're menu and ordering styles are 100% American. They do have Irish music. I just love flogging Molly. Anyway, great place, just don't expect a real Irish Pub....;-)

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Sacramento, CA
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Yummy food! Great service. Awesome outdoor patio and indoor restaurant area. Great variety of beer and Irish whiskey.

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Top Contributor
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18 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We stopped in for lunch last weekend, taking a break from shopping. The bar had about 10 folks watching the games & drinking beers; there were only about 3 or 4 tables occupied in the back room. Folks were a mix of families, some older folks & young couples. the hamburger was darned good! And large. (The fries were nothing... More

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San Francisco, California
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41 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Who doesn't like the idea of a fun night in an Irish pub? Well, this classic establishment in the heart of old Roseville sure fits the bill on a Saturday night. Our party of six called and they kindly saved a table for us. The wine list is limited, but there is plenty of beer and spirits to meet your... More

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Roseville, California
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53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

I had lunch here the other day. It was very good. The service is pleasant. My Shepherd's Pie was delicious and served hot. I try to eat here whenever I am out to lunch in downtown Roseville.

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Roseville, California
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Boxing Donkey is always good for delicious pub comfort food. Besides the staples of a pub like fish and chips and Shepard's pie they have great buffalo macaroni and cheese. All of the portions are large and very filling so arrive hungry.

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