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O'Hara's Food & Spirits

1185 Walnut St, Newton, MA 02461-1240
(617) 965-6785
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Ranked #18 of 224 Restaurants in Newton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Irish, Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

The food options in West Newton are limited which makes it all the more frustrating when you call O'Haras to ask if there is a wait and they tell you that the wait is 10 minutes and it turns out to be nearly an hour. Add to the experience the confusion that the host is indistinguishable from the gaggle of... More

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La Uruca, San Jose, Costa Rica
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Love this place, a little pricey but amazing quality, love the Mac and cheese, the clam chowder and sangria. Can get really crowded on weekends.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Went there on a very crowded Friday night. The wait wasn't too long and the atmosphere was high energy. We had a few drinks and a pizza. The waitress was great. We took a long time because we were talking and she was friendly, patient and accommodating. We practically closed the place down and the owner was talking to us... More

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nokomis
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A great place with very good food, good prices, good service, good variety, no reservarions permitted, but wait is less since they expanded.

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Framingham, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This place is full of surprises. Sometimes when you go to a restaurant you order what you think they do best. This place is different. If it's on the menu don't be afraid to try it. I waited way to long to try their pizza, what a mistake. Who would have thought an Irish Bar would have great pizza. The... More

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Portland, IN
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

A busy Friday night, but we were seated and waited on promptly. Found haddock Leone quite tasty, as was clam chowder. Brisk iced tea and warm, fresh dinner rolls. We hope to return.

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Newton, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Good casual dining, for kids or just adults. Comfort food. Helps that we can walk to it...good neighborhood spot!

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Newton, Massachusetts, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This pub is a local favorite and a go-to-place with family or friends. It has its regulars and the owners always greet you warmly. It has a handicapped entrance and the wait staff is most solicitous to the "older" patrons. The meals are quite ample and the menu is varied. There is something for everyone.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

O'Hara's has many virtues. It is lively without being noisy and the food iis tasty. But our pizza took 45 minutes to arrive, and we were very hungry. I was unhappy.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Run by the O'Hara family - has been a favorite spot in Newton Highlands for many years. Sandwich and draft beer - and do try their house made chips. And their pizza.

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