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“Upscale pub food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Johnny Foley's

Johnny Foley's
243 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102
415-954-0777
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Ranked #294 of 4,919 restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: American, Irish, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Auburn, Alabama, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Upscale pub food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

We went here with our kids and in-laws for lunch...the food was really, really good. I was afraid it would be yucky processed fried everything but I had an amazing salad and a panini that was fabulous. The interior is very old-school Irish Pub (of course) with cool signs and portraits of famous Irishmen.
Our waiter was super helpful with our beer questions.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Santa Cruz, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“always a good choice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

stopped in for drinks & a snack.....had the calamari...Guinness and a wheat beer....good friendly service....calamri was crisp & filling.....

Visited February 2013
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Orange, California
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Great pub atmosphere and cuisine”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Stopped by for a late afternoon lunch - about 3 pm - and found the place quiet I had the lamb sliders and a Boddingtons - wife had a Gorgonzola salad and soda bread with a cider We both went home Happy! Prices were moderate for the city - and the location was great - huge hall, separated by a number of dividers - I imagine it can get quite loud. Based on the experience, would go back in a second!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Somers, New York
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“Nice spot for a bit of lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013 via mobile

We had lunch here on a quiet Sunday. The food was excellent, although not spectacular. I had the California chicken panini, maybe a strange choice in an Irish restaurant, but it was good nonetheless. For lunch, the place was quiet enough for us to talk, and the service was good. So overall a nice experience.

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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“Noisy and average at best.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

We had cottage pie which was heavy on potato light on meat making it dry.
The noise levels were high,the service however was very good.
Not our scene I'm afraid

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