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All 79 Rochester Restaurants

O'Connor's Public House

324 S Main St, Rochester, MI 48307
+1 248-608-2537
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Ranked #16 of 79 Restaurants in Rochester
Price range: $5 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Established in 2005.O'Connor's was designed and built by the Prairie Pub Company, one of only five Guinness approved authentic Irish pub builders in the world. The finished pub was shipped to the States and reassembled in the historical downtown district of Rochester Michigan.Stop by and enjoy some of the of history in this Irish pub. Some particular items to take special notice of are the floor located in the main bar area dating back more than 140 years, also the the stone wall separating the dinning area from the bar was once an exterior wall, now recovered offering a soft rustic feel. You will also notice stain glass and wrought iron in the pub which was harvested from crumbling churches through out Ireland.
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Amanda, Ohio
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263 reviews 263 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Spent an evening with the running club, friends and some family celebrating the life of Nicky. This was her favorite place in this entire city to eat or drink. I soon learned why. The servers are great, the atmosphere is upbeat, and the food was awesome.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Came here several, actually many times. Always nice to get a cozy corner table for the wife and I. Service always seems vary nice and friendly. It is a little bit loud with TV s, bar area and live entertainment on certain days. We always get the house burger. Majority of time it's cooked to order but few times (2)... More 

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Detroit, Michigan, USA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Very fun to go here on or around St. Patty's day. They have better than average bar fare food. Live entertainment and a festive atmosphere. But by far my favorite reason to go their is the title of this post.

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Rochester, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Pretty much sums it up For real.... A blast from Dublin right here on Main Street Food unpretentious

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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This place has tasty smoked wings and burnt ends. The staff is always friendly, and my husband and I enjoy the happy hour specials and live music. They have an excellent selection of beer and crafted cocktails. It is well managed.

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Flint, Michigan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A co worker and I went for the first time for an after work drink and appetizer on a Wednesday afternoon around 4pm. We were greeted and seated promptly by a friendly waitress who took our drink order and left us with the menus. The decor and atmosphere were what we expected from an Irish pub. Our drinks came very... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

O'Conner's the hotspot in downtown Rochester. The food is good and they have a lot of drinks (beer, cocktails, etc.) to choose from. The staff is nice and helpful. The bar can get very busy (3 to 4 people deep at the bar) and when it does get that populated it get's extremely loud. During the week and weekends they... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

There's not much to say. The food is meh. There was a live singer who was not terribly great. Kinda distracting. Most of the staff was nice but encountered one rude woman which was kinda disappointing.

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Somewhere on the planet
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Eat regularly at O'Connor's and the food is authentic Irish food, good size portions without being overbearing, friendly and helpful waiting staff. Great choice of both local and international draft beers including Guinness. The old building with the separate areas gives this an authentic pub feel and the high and low tables provide a good range of eating and drinking... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The wait staff is generally good but the food is mediocre at best and too expensive for the quality. What really turned me off to this Pub is the fact that their publicized "live Irish Sessions" never seemed to materialize on the scheduled days. I tried no less than 6 times over the course of several months, often calling ahead... More 

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Additional Information about O'Connor's Public House

Address: 324 S Main St, Rochester, MI 48307
Phone Number: +1 248-608-2537
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Rochester
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 25

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