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Irish Rover

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2319 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2409
502-899-3544
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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I've been to the Rover a number of times and have never been disappointed. We love the warm and casual pub atmosphere. All of the food we've tried is great and they are very accommodating with our kids. They seem to have a good selection of a variety of spirits but we mainly stick with the old... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Ann M
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Louisville, Kentucky
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Louisville, Kentucky
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I've been to the Rover a number of times and have never been disappointed. We love the warm and casual pub atmosphere. All of the food we've tried is great and they are very accommodating with our kids. They seem to have a good selection of a variety of spirits but we mainly stick with the old standby -- a... More 

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Bardstown, Kentucky, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Walked in and bartender said just find a seat. Server came, ordered water/lemon. He though he was ordering Chicken Salad, I order Tuna Salad. Server brought nice basket of bread with "FROZEN BUTTER"! Now how do you spread "FROZEN BUTTER" on bread. Why do restaurants do this. Food was okay but restaurant needs to rethink 'FROZEN BUTTER'!

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I like the place, it's quite nice and the interior design is simple and nice. Food here is great, though it's the usual fish and chips that I ordered here, it was still delicious. Atmosphere inside is good and the service here is fine and good.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Fish and Chips - Check. Bangers and Mash - Check. Scotch Eggs - Check - They're the dishes I've had here so far and so far so good - I will be back to sample more - such as - their Shepherds Pie uniquely served in a bread Bowl....

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Louisville, KY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It has the looks and feel of a real Irish pub with several beers on tap. My wife and I had a hearty lunch that was very good overall. She had the chicken asparagus salad and I the fish cakes plus a pint of Smithwicks. Service was very friendly & helpful. Tab for the two of us with tax and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Consistency, Irish Rover is always an upbeat experience with occasional new menu items and but Murphy's surprisingly was not on tap. Scotch eggs always a hit with plenty of Coleman's.

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Mount Washington, Kentucky
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Good food, good service and average prices. We had a rehersal dinner there and they did a great job. They have an upstairs room that worked out great and they were flexible with the menu. I would use them again.

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Corydon, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Every time I know that I'll be in the area, I make it a point to stop in at Irish Rover. You do feel like you've entered an Irish Pub when you walk inside. They have a large selection of alcohol, however, I was not there for a drink. The menu has many Irish favorites; however, most people order the... More 

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Marion, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We visited the Irish Rover like we have on the previous two trips to Louisville. As usual, the staff and the food were great. We tried tow new fish dishes this time. They have some of the best fish and chips anywhere. Our waitress was very attentive and very personable. We shared information about past visits and shared visits in... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Whenever I go to a new city or town I try to find those little hidden gems that everyone tells you about that aren't chain restaurants. I like to find out the stories and the motivations behind why people do independent restaurants. I spent some time and talked with the owner of this place and he's a great guy with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2319 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2409
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Clifton
  • Neighborhood: Clifton
  • Phone Number: 502-899-3544

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?