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Fado Irish Pub

1500 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 (City Center West)
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Ranked #104 of 3,747 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $35
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Irish, British
Neighborhood: City Center West
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
New Haven, Connecticut
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Authentic look and feel of Irish Pub - really gets cooking around 9 pm. The food was generally good, the beer was very fresh and lots of variety, and service was outstanding. Really a wonderful experience and reasonably priced

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Wilmington, Delaware
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Stopped by for beverages and dinner prior to a Neil Young concert at the Academy of Music, around the corner. Pub was crowded, but they found us a table about to leave, got us beverages, and our server Chris took our orders, made recommendations (fish & chips), got us our food quickly. I had shepard's pie, and it was savory... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Fado has great bar food for great prices, along with nice happy hour specials. You can find yummy Irish fare here too, but overall the food in general is great. Their beer and drink specials are also reasonable and anyone can find something they like. If you're out on the town for the nightlife, Fado really picks up - they... More

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We actually went for Dinner but caught the end of the happy hour specials. We tried a little bit of everything for $5 a plate. This made for a filling and not too expensive meal. The Boxties were great with cheese and as part of a Quesada dish. They would have also made a great desert with a simple cinnamon... More

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Cape Coral, Florida
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165 reviews 165 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We love this Irish Bar. Most of the bartenders and staff are Irish. The beer selections on tap are a great variety. It also a great place to watch sporting events. It doesn't matter if its the middle of the day or late at night. They even open early for soccer matches in other time zones.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Go wild on the apps! So good! Turkey burger is a big thumbs down but everything else was amazing! Will return!

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Haddonfield, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We hosted our son's surprise 30th here a wk ago....a favorite pub of his for soccer! We had about 75 people for brunch on a Sunday morning. Right from the start with the booking to the end of the party...Molly is the event coordinator and did an impeccable job organizing the party from the food choices to the bar menu... More

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United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The nooks and seating make you feel you're in Ireland or England. You can lose time in here. Never a bad meal and service very quick If you want a homemade style burger then this is the place. This is not a Five Guys or Shake Shack burger. This was much larger...made with feeling.

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Oudenbosch. Netherlands
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We went to the Fado a couple of times during our recent visit to Philadelphia and we really enjoyed it. The pub has a real Irish look and feel, the food is really good and they have a nice beer selection on tap. The staff is really nice and friendly as well so what else do you need? If you... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We found this pub while wandering around near our hotel. The atmosphere was great and the waitress we had was great. She made good recommendations and was excellent in her service. The food was great and the exactly what we needed that evening.

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