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Connolly's On Fifth

115 E 5th St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2270 (First Ward)
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English first
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

For me, this is the best Irish pub in Charlotte. The staff (bartenders) are very friendly and quick with a joke. Also, they remember repeat customers so you always feel welcome and at home. And, most importantly, they pour an outstanding Guinness!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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95 reviews 95 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This and RiRa hold the Irish title in mid town Charlotte. RiRa has better furnishings. Connolly's seems to have a younger and a more fun crowd. Can't go wrong either place

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Charlotte, North Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Standard Irish pub - Guinness and Harp on tap, good music- pretty tame crowd of twenty-something's and a few of us 'elders' - 30's-40's. One downfall is the single bathroom. Such a cliché to wait in a long line at the ladies room! Overall, good place to enjoy a drink and people-watch.

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Brampton, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We happened to have a few nights out at this wonderful pub. It has a certain rustic charm and serves a wonderful pint of Guiness. It is a drinks only pub and it reminds me of the pubs in Dublin as it has a great atmosphere while not being trendy in anyway. We had Irish barmen serve us which added... More 

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Mount Holly, North Carolina
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382 reviews 382 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We stopped in and had a beer and it was very good. Dark inside but great atmosphere. There is an outside area too but it was very warm outside. Nice selection of beers! Worth a stop.

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Great place in Charlotte uptown area to relax with a "pint" of your favorite brew. Staff is awesome, unlike most places in uptown they actually pay attention to their customers/guests. Make sure you stop here every time you're in Uptown/downtown Charlotte.

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

not as good as Ri Ra's but fun, too musty. good they had a large patio. just drank beer don't know about the food. Only so much Irish you can take.

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Mt Gilead NC
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64 reviews 64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

After a seeing War Horse at the Blumenthal a short walk across the street to one of the best pubs in Charlotte. It offers some great brew and some of the best corned beef you will find unless you go to NYC or Boston! Service was good but it was also very crowded so U deal with it and drink... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

The only downside, no food. But that is easily solved, there are tons of places to eat. Now, Connolly's is a traditional pub, with not just the feel of Irish, but Irish all around you. The staff is great. Quick to serve, even large crowds. They pour the perfect pint, so don't expect your Guinness to come in 30 seconds!... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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104 reviews 104 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

The pub is small, it took about 10 minutes sitting at the bar to get a drink and the music was super load...they have 2 mackie 450s (speakers) hanging from the ceiling but they are cranked all the way up so it's tough to talk.

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Additional Information about Connolly's On Fifth

Address: 115 E 5th St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2270
Phone Number: 704-358-9070
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > First Ward
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am

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