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Claddagh Irish Pub

1702 Commons Dr., Geneva, IL 60134
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Ranked #46 of 124 restaurants in Geneva
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Irish
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Williamsberg
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English first
Geneva, IL
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Now I know what an Irish pub is supposed to be having lived in Ireland and this is an Americanized version. However, that's not necessarily a bad thing. I've eaten here several times for lunch and dinner and the atmosphere is pleasant and the food good. I especially enjoyed the appetizer of pretzels served with cheese dipping sauce. My husband... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Firstly who are these people posting on here who equate pace with quality? Seriously if you can't wait 20 minutes for food then go to Maccy D's or something. So uncultured! Service Great. Called on spec and got shown to a great outside table. Friendly server. Drink choice Pretty good. Pear cider served nicely chilled. Food Good basic menu with... More

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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121 reviews 121 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This place has decent menu and beer selection. Beer for the more premium brands was quite reasonably priced, and food was pretty good too. Service was OK. The place has a nice decor, though wasn't very crowded when I was there, on a Friday evening. Just a few other people at the bar then. Bar didn't have many TVs, which... More

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Aurora, Illinois
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112 reviews 112 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We visited Claddagh on Father's Day (early dinner), and when we arrived, there weren't that many people . . it filled quickly. Our waiter was attentive at first .. . our drinks and appetizer arrived in good time. However, our dinner arrived at least 30 minutes after our order was taken . . . this is in line with some... More

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North Aurora, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I love a good pub, dark warm wood, mismatched tables and chairs, plenty of beers on the menu... in this case, Claddagh has all of this in spades. However, the service for a Friday night (5:30ish) left something to be desired! We have three young kids so we tend to dine early and avoid the 6-7pm rush if it's Friday.... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Stopped in for a bite around lunch time and the place was packed. Live music was great and set the mood for the day. Food was really god, but limited menu for the holiday. Will go back next time I'm in the area.

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IL
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61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We stopped in around 2:30 pm and there were only a few tables that were occupied but yet we waited about 10 minutes before a waitress appeared and another 15 minutes for our drinks. We ordered our meal and waited still another 15-20 minutes for our food to appear. We were not happy at this point. I ordered the Irish... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I recently started a new job and am discovering restaurants near my office. My late lunch was truly enjoyable, and the service was excellent. I asked for a lunch suggestion and tried the recommended corned beef and cole slaw sandwich. It was terrific! My only regret was having to go back to work. I would have loved a Smithwick's from... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

It's a pub with mostly American style burgers. I have been here several times and never felt the "Irish" thing they so advertise. Corned beef & cabbage was bland --how is that even possible?? My guest once had "The Irish Breakfast" ---I am Irish --that was not. It's a Sports bar & rocks on St Paddy's fest

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

great food, atmosphere & service, we have visited every time we are in Geneva and have never been disappointed !

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