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Brian Boru

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489 Ritchie Hwy, Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 975-2678
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Comfortable Irish Pub & Restaurant

We used to be there every Monday evening for Trivia Game and had a wonderful time, The manager at the time ran the trivia game & allowed us to partake of 1/2 price apps even though we were on the restaurant side. Our group sampled all the offered appetizers over a year & 1/2 of playing, We also... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
mcgeesmom
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Severna Park, MD
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Maryland
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The atmosphere is friendly, the food is excellent. I had a birthday party for my husband there and we were in a private area and they helped me with the food selections. I brought my own desert, which they served up. My very favorite lunch item is the Reuben; they use cabbage rather than sauerkraut, and a flavorful mustard instead... More 

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14 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Have been to Boru couple of times. Food is below average. Fish and chips were, let's say, not good. And the corn beef is dry. Both meals had no flavor. After 9ish, a younger crowd moves in , gets loud and a bit to much. Staff is generally friendly. Needs better management. Have to decide what type of establishment they... More 

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Severna Park, MD
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We used to be there every Monday evening for Trivia Game and had a wonderful time, The manager at the time ran the trivia game & allowed us to partake of 1/2 price apps even though we were on the restaurant side. Our group sampled all the offered appetizers over a year & 1/2 of playing, We also enjoyed the... More 

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Arnold, Maryland
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127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The shepherd's pie is good, except it's not made authentically with lamb. It's instead made with beef. I just assumed that they did not have lamb, but there are other items on the menu that are made with lamb, so that's not the case. I've had better at other restaurants, though this one is good. The salmon was fantastic, though... More 

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Pasadena, Maryland
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Excellent service, food and drink. Irish fair with moderate pricing. The meat loaf is to die for along with their Rueben. The staff is overly friendly and when you leave you will be very happy you did stop there.

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Stevensville, Maryland
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We love this Brian Boru location! The food is absolutely superb, and the service is always phenomenal. Staff is very friendly and attentive, even when the place is packed. They have live music on the weekends (and sometimes on weekdays) and your favorite Irish beers on tap. Highly recommend the Whiskey Tomato and the Potato Leek soups. We like to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Our meeting of 12 travel professionals met at Brian Boru for our monthly gathering. The happy hour drinks in the bar were very good, and the appetizers, especially the sliders were tasty. Service was very attentive and very friendly. The dinner order was off a special menu and 3 out of the 4 items got great reviews from our members.... More 

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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Very quaint Irish pub Offers variety of dining options including Sunday brunch Great for family gatherings

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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

So sad that they have changed their menu. Goat cheese poppers were so incredible. If they bring them back, we'll definitely return. Always loved this restaurant and those were our entire family's favorite. We even hosted a party here once, and everyone couldn't get enough of the goat cheese poppers. Also disappointed because twice in a row they got us... More 

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Pasadena, Maryland
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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We went there for a special event dinner...a lecture about the potato famine and a three course meal. Both were very good. They will do it two more times this spring. We have dined there before and the food and service are always very good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 489 Ritchie Hwy, Severna Park, MD 21146
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Severna Park
  • Phone Number: (410) 975-2678

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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