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Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant

American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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28 W New York St, Aurora, IL 60506-4121
11:00 am - 1:00 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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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went here before a show at the Paramount Theatre. It was nice that it was close to the theatre. Food was good and servers were very nice. Only problem we had was that we sat out on the deck and had trouble with bees.

Thank kafrhit
Aurora, Illinois
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here multiple times. Food is ok, nothing special. Service is hit or miss. We have been when we had great service and other times where we walked out for getting no service after sitting at a table for a hour. They are a great meeting place, with good bands.

Thank J M
Westmont, Illinois
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Irish Pub in the area. Stage with a band most weekends but too bad they charge cover to get in. Great drinks and Irish atmosphere there. Good service and the food is of Irish fare but also salads and sandwiches. Very good.

Thank annurbaniec
Aurora, Illinois
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

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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100 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

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 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

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

Thank Budmon
Orlando, Florida
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 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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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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 33 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

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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, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
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 W New York St, Aurora, IL 60506-4121
  • 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?