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Dubliner Pub and Cafe

2160 University Ave W # 2162, Saint Paul, MN 55114-1820
+1 651-646-5551
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Great Place to Chill

I was hoping to sneak into and out of St. Paul's WestRock Paper Factory before the Twin Cities... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2018
TruckerGary
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Worst bartender/customer service person ever!

I’ve been coming to the Dubliner for 20+ years, but unfortunately due to where I’ve lived recently... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
TheMonte
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Owatonna, Minnesota
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The Dubliner Pub & Cafe has been on the corner of University and Vandalia for 33yrs. Awarded the City Pages, "Best Pub in the Cities" several years in a row. It has served up the finest mix of Irish music and dance, perfectly poured pints of Guinness, a large selection of whiskeys and fresh craft beers. There are breakfast and lunch served from 11:00am-3pm in the cafe. The Pub opens at 11:00am -2:00am-Monday-Sunday. Happy hour and great pub food served from 4:00pm-9:00pm Tues-Thurs. 4:00pm-10:00 Fri. & Sat. Free popcorn and large screen for sporting events. Lots of free parking and a lovely patio.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average26%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Jun 14, 2018
“Great Place to Chill”
Feb 4, 2018
“Worst bartender/customer service person ever!”
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2160 University Ave W # 2162, Saint Paul, MN 55114-1820
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Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

I was hoping to sneak into and out of St. Paul's WestRock Paper Factory before the Twin Cities Afternoon Rush Hour but the trucking gods had other ideas. Load not ready until morning. How to kill 14 hours in St. PAUL on a moment's notice????...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been coming to the Dubliner for 20+ years, but unfortunately due to where I’ve lived recently, I had an extended break from the Dubliner. I came back to find that it’s still the great place I remember from years ago. Great atmosphere, great drinks...More

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Geri C, Owner at Dubliner Pub and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

Hello "TheMonte" I am very disappointed to hear that you had a negative experience with one of our employees. Professional, friendly service is what it's all about for us, I will follow up on this and do all I can the prevent this from happening...More

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Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

Pub with excellent Irish ambience. Went on a Sunday afternoon, listened to excellent music. Had excellent fish and chips. Many choices of sandwiches, soups and salads along with main courses. Choices of variety of beers as well as non alcoholic beverages. Order at bar. Employees...More

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Geri C, Owner at Dubliner Pub and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2018

Thanks Jamerspot for the great rating. We love to please and seeing folks enjoy themselves in our Pub is what's it's all about. I hope you come in again. Wednesday nights we have free Irish dance lessons and excellent Traditional Irish music to dance to....More

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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

We consider this pub a neighbor place to get good pub food and maybe hear a little Irish music. The last few times however, they have had no wait staff. Tonight there was one, yes one bartender and the place was full of people all...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Attended this establishment last week in difficult circumstances. My brother was buried and after the Mass we repaired to this pub by arrangement. Good and wholesome food provided with some Irish music as is appropriate for an Irish wake. Publican Tom Scanlon the publican was...More

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Reviewed July 4, 2017

Met friends for dinner, enjoyed the trio playing traditional Irish music. The food was good nut I might change the menu and add the word 'seasonal' behind the Irish stew offering as it is not made in the summer... Good staff, nice atmosphere, sketchy part...More

Thank Rollie J
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Geri C, Owner at Dubliner Pub and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

Hello, Thank for the suggestion that we note "the Irish Stew is seasonal," in our menu. We appreciate the feedback and I will pass on your compliment to the staff. I hope you come in again. We have great music six nights and week. You...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2017

My first time at the Dubliner, which in a previous life used to be the Ace Bar. My companions all ordered beer and were pleased with the selections. I ordered a soft drink and was disappointed that it was flat, so I sent it back....More

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Geri C, Owner at Dubliner Pub and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2017

Hello, Thanks for sharing the experience you had at the Dubliner Pub & Cafe. It was unfortunate that you stopped in when our glycol system was down. We actually found out it needed to be replaced and couldn't be repaired. In regard to our fish...More

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Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Hidden Jem! Old building but well kept and clean! We only visited the cafe. We did not visit the pub next door. Next time! Claire our server was very polite and eager to take our order. In fact she referred me to the place two...More

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Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were at Days hotel and went into The Dubliner for a pint and some food. An unexpected delight - great atmosphere and a proper pint and anywhere that has a kilt night deserves a shout out. While drinking we noticed several...More

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Geri C, Owner at Dubliner Pub and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2016

Hello Folks! Thank you so much for your positive comments about The Dubliner. I agree with your observation of a "kilt night" deserving a shout out! It's also our Irish Pint night so patrons can enjoys Irish pints at a $1 off all night. There's...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2016

Lots of great tap beer choices plus a full bar. The food is limited to Hegges Pizza and popcorn, so plan ahead. On the first Monday evening, hymn taps are abounding from 7-9 pm. The atmosphere is friendly and outside seating is available. Easy train...More

1  Thank Bill K
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Geri C, Owner at Dubliner Pub and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2016

Hello Bill, So happy you stopped into the Dubliner and took the time to write a review. I just wanted to let you know that we now have a full kitchen. We serve breakfast lunch and great evening pub food till 10:00pm on weekends and...More

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Wanda S
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Response from Geri C | Property representative |
Yes, we have salads, stew, shepards pie and you can always order any of our sandwich options without bread.
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