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Life of Reilly

2031 E Fairmount Ave, Baltimore, MD 21231-1609
410-327-6425
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Ranked #365 of 1,776 restaurants in Baltimore
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Irish
Most recent review
- Apr 11, 2014
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English first
Baltimore, Maryland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I found their "pub food" outstanding! They do not pretend to be "fine dining" but what they do offer is super tasty. I would caution those who do not understand the word HOT, they should proceed with extreme caution! Thee folks are not kidding about the heat levels, so please check with your server. You can always add heat, however... More

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MD
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54 reviews 54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

I love Life of Reilly. The atmosphere is the atmosphere of your typical pub in Ireland...not a lot of fanfare, small bar area with TV's and small dinner area. What makes it great is the food...went for lunch and had the house burger and crab soup. I have never had their crab soup before but WOW!!! Worth every bit... I... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Really uninspired food from a place that used to be pretty good. The salad had tasteless store bought croutons and not enough dressing, the steamed shrimp came with canned cocktail sauce and the shepherds pie had no seasoning. Will not be returning.

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Washington, DC
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Typical pub, but trivia night was fun. Food was fine enough, very popular spot for young people. We were there the night before surgery, so we probably weren't really looking for a rousing time.

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Beaufort, SC area
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

My recent travels to Baltimore found me having a quick dinner at the Life of Reilly Pub. Guinness stew was great and the service was fast and friendly - great price!

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

As soon as our group of six entered this pub we were made to feel like old friends. Nothing was too much trouble for them. No table for six available, not to worry we will rearrange our tiny dining area so you can all sit together. Menu contained typical Irish dishes with some Maryland seafood thrown in. The loaded tater... More

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Culpeper, Virginia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

The Life of Riley is a true neighborhood pub within easy walking distance of The Blue Door on Baltimore. A little bit of Ireland in Baltimore, their food includes typical pub grub, but also a few dishes with a little twist. Our waiter had a slight Irish brogue. I enjoyed the loaded tater tots!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012 via mobile

I have been in here several times and it has become painfully obvious that there is only one bartender there that cares about customer service. The rest of the staff act like it is a chore to wait on you and will ridicule you every chance they get. I would advise people to go literally anywhere else.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012 via mobile

I lived four blocks away from this place and never knew it until the "snowmageddon" of 2010 (i think). A guy on my block who was shovelling out told me it was the only place in the neighborhood where a beer could be found. I had no idea, but it was so much more. A great neighborhood jewel!

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Washington D.C.
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37 reviews 37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

This hidden locals pub near Hopkins Hospital was a true find. Great regulars and staff make you feel at home in this small hole in the wall neighborhood Irish pub. The food is above average for a pub with the best sweet potato fries my wife (a sweet potato fry fanatic) has ever had. Regular pub fare is served as... More

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