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Aidan's Pub

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5 John St, Bristol, RI 02809-1809
401-254-1940
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11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food and beer.

A great place to eat and drink. Well prepared and presented food and a good selection of beers. Make a reservation if you want to be sure of a table in the right place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Kevboy50
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Chideock, United Kingdom
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  • Dining on a budget
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Chideock, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

A great place to eat and drink. Well prepared and presented food and a good selection of beers. Make a reservation if you want to be sure of a table in the right place.

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Rhode Island
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Aidan's seemed to be very popular and the atmosphere was great. However, we were there for a meal and not for the beer. I ordered the Thursday special..corned beef and cabbage. You would expect that an Irish pub would be able to produce a yummy, succulent boiled dinner. But, no, the meat was dry and the potatoes and carrots were... More 

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Barrington, Rhode Island
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Great beer selection on tap and bottled. Two outside seating areas, first floor and upstairs make it a perfect spot for summer beer and lunch/dinner. It's a walking distance from the Bristol's waterfront, very reasonably priced and the menu choices are plentiful.

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North Scituate, Rhode Island
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I visited here for the first time. And I just loved it. Great old English bar, same atmosphere as I have seen at similar bars in England. The food is awesome!! And the prices are very cheap and reasonable. The chowder is great. And I could not stop eating the meatloaf madness. You also have your choice of inside or... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The wait staff is very knowledgeable on the items on the menu. My daughter graduated from the local college in May 2015. I had a reservation for 3 but we were ready to arrive sooner. I called them, they couldn't guarantee as it was PACKED with all the other graduates and the families. But, when the six of us came... More 

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Kenton, Ohio
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I ordered the spicy lamb burger. When it arrived, with the very first bite I took, the burger exploded and grease went everywhere. My shirt and shorts are ruined, and I thought for a minute I burned my chin. It turns out the center of the burger was hollow and contained a huge pocket of grease. How does this even... More 

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Monterey, California
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We didn't eat here, but plenty of people were eating. We enjoyed a couple of pints in the outside bar and they have a good selection of craft beers. Much better vibe than Roy Beane and a lot of locals drinking and eating here.

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Wellesley
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The food was delicious and the music made the evening extra special. Wonderful outside seating as well as plenty of indoor seating.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

First time visitor to U.S., Rhode Island, &Bristol !!..First place we visited for a beer on our first night in what is a wonderful town. Superb atmosphere and live music ..by a fellow Scot., accompanied by a young lady from providence. Great time on the first of a few visits over our vacation. Bonus was the availability of Smithwicks,an Irish... More 

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West Springfield, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Came here with my mom for food before my college orientation, there was a bit of a wait and it was very loud and rowdy (in the best way!) We had a blast, the 10 minute wait was WELL worth the amazing food and great, warm, welcoming atmosphere. Loved it here, will definitely be back during the school year!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 John St, Bristol, RI 02809-1809
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: 401-254-1940

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Irish, British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am

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