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Aidan's Pub

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5 John St, Bristol, RI 02809-1809
401-254-1940
Today
11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Good for:
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 49
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Irish Pub!

There has to be great beer, wonderful music and a good Irish menu to be considered an great Irish Pub....and Aidan's fits the bill. Impressive beer list.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Don C
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Tiverton, Rhode Island
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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112 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Tiverton, Rhode Island
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

There has to be great beer, wonderful music and a good Irish menu to be considered an great Irish Pub....and Aidan's fits the bill. Impressive beer list.

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Bristol, Rhode Island
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Will be going tonight to have a few drinks and appetizers with friends on this St. Paddy's Day. It get's pretty busy on these occasions and all during he summer.

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Bristol, Rhode Island
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Food always consistently good and srved as it should be- hot is hot, cold is cols. seasonal pecials great. service pleasant. Restaurant and restrooms always clean. parking can be troublesome in summer, but worth it. Lively pub atmosphere

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We wanted a lighter mail although I saw some plates that were huge and looked great, we had the NE Clam chowder and my husband had the Reuben Both were excellent, service was great, and they had a big beer selection. Enjoyed our visit!

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Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Drove to Bristol with friends and met family for a birthday dinner. Place was packed and we waited about fifteen minutes for a nice table in the room with the gas fireplace (which was on) and windows looking out onto the water. Waitress was excellent, made some recommendations, and answered our questions about the menu items. Menu has numerous tempting... More 

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Bristol, Rhode Island
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

A light snow is falling...the air is cold. We enter Aidan's and the waitress leads us to the main dining room...intimate, cozy, a lovely fire warming the room. We order wine...not very large glasses compared with neighboring restaurants. When we order from the menu, we have a nice selection, especially if one is Irish oriented. Beef stew in a bread... More 

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Perthshire, Scotland
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107 reviews 107 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We had a few drinks and an excellent meal in this pub on New Year's Eve. The decor is cosy and the staff were very helpful. The place had a good buzz. I liked the table near the big fireplace for dinner. My steak was cooked to perfection and was absolutely delicious. We both loved the hand cut pub chips.... More 

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Grafton, Massachusetts, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We had two very different meals. The first was more of a main course meal and the second was more of a soup/salad and sandwich....four servings and all were excellent. Service was fantastic.

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Rhode Island
Top Contributor
185 reviews 185 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I go here several times a month for lunch and conversation with an English friend. The pub fare is always well prepared and served quickly by the friendly service staff. As my friend points out, this may be the only place in New England that serves Guinness perfectly every time. Maybe that is why we have one for dessert, too!... More 

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Medford, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Aidan's is a wonderful place for so many occasions. During the day the lunch and drink menus are great for a sandwich, appetizer or burger, at night the dinner specials are reasonable and yummy. The second floor is a blast, able to host large parties and then turns into a cool spot to hang out once dinner is done being... More 

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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

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?