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Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant

American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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28 West New York Street, Aurora, IL
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Aurora, Illinois
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent variety--salads, sandwiches, burgers, standard entrees. For the less adventuresome, you can't lose with their fish & chips with some malt vinegar. The burgers are great, and the boxtys are DELICIOUS. the vegetable boxty is tasty, too, and the Beef & Guinness Stew can't be beat--except maybe by their corned beef on rye. Ballydoyle has the best corned beef on... More 

Thank suzyq228
Chicago, Illinois
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89 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Typical bar food in a bar setting. Fun place to hang with friends. Food is okay -- not high end but still tasty. Good burgers.

Thank Carole L
Aurora, Illinois
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food and fun atmosphere with the live music. Excellent Irish menu and great drink selection as well

Thank Budmon
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing beer and whiskey selection. But no Southern Comfort- really?? Brussels sprouts were al dente' to point of being raw. Bar chips a great taste of sweet and salt. Potato leek soup was yummy too.

Thank Dawn H
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate here on a Friday night. We both had the fish and chips. The food was great and the service was excellent.

Thank Karla L
North Aurora, Illinois
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Meeting someone special for the first time or taking them out to share some quality time, here's a place to go. Great food and service.

Thank BillyMcGrew
North Aurora, Illinois
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112 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Friendly waitstaff. Atmosphere feels true Irish ~ with well worn wood and rustic decor. Menu had traditional Irish foods with some American expectations. Food was good, not great. We will return for atmosphere and live music. Beer selection is also great!

1 Thank Brenda S
Homer Glen, Illinois
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Our party of 4 had a late lunch before seeing a play at the Paramount. Our server, dressed in kilts, seemed to love his job and it showed. Our service was excellent. I ordered an excellent beet/goat cheese salad, while others had corn beef, fish and chips, and beef stew. The only complaint was that there wasn't much beef in... More 

1 Thank Val N
Plano, Illinois
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Close to paramount theatre. Very busy so bit of a wait but was worth it. Pub Food was great, drinks were better. Service was good. Little noisy, but it's a pub atmosphere 😜. Lots to do downtown Aurora and great ending to an awesome night with friends!

Thank SheilaTrics
Aurora, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Great Irish food, drinks and entertainment in a great place with a view of the Fox river. Service has always been great and never had a disappointing meal.

Thank Brooke K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 West New York Street, Aurora, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: 6308440400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?