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Irish Bred Pub

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833 S Railroad Ave, Opelika, AL 36801-4937
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My brother lives in opelika. so when me and my other brother are in town, this is a place we enjoy going to. drinks are cold and you can't get better comfort food. i love the nachos

Thank Wil H
Steve N, Owner at Irish Bred Pub, responded to this review

So glad we've become a regular stop when you come visit your brother, Wil. Thanks for your kind words. Looking forward to seeing you stop by next time you're in the area. Take care, Cheers! Steve, Owner More 

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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To the owner: Have you abandoned your love for this "could be awesome place"? I've held myself back the last 3 visits but alas, I cannot hold back any longer. There is a horrid stench when u enter the building-it smells of rotten produce. The bar area smells even worse. If you ask the employees if they smell it they... More 

Thank Crystal L
Steve N, Owner at Irish Bred Pub, responded to this review

We are, as always, dedicated to a fun and friendly experience for our guests, Crystal. I'm sorry that your last few visits haven't matched up with our passion for a delicious meal and enjoyable time. While some of our building is in transition, there are a few items we are moving around. Our location is always something we want to... More 

Erie, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Looking for a place to eat after a long day of training my coworkers and I went here. Walked in to be hit with the stench of cigarette smoke. We then asked to be seated outside. My coworker had noticed a pole inside with a wall of mirrors. Which I had missed because I was so focused on getting outside.... More 

Thank Brigitta F
Steve N, Owner at Irish Bred Pub, responded to this review

We want everyone to feel comfortable when dining with us, Brigitta. However, we do not allow smoking inside and we do not have Cajun shrimp on the menu. This is probably a review for the Irish Bred Pub in West Point. We want to make sure your constructive feedback gets to the right people. Cheers! Steve, Owner More 

Wetumpka, Alabama
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97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Just had apps and beers. Only negative was the beer menu did not keep up with what was available on draft. Ok now the good news, friendly people, good food. Don't compare to Montgomery location, this one is hands down better.

2 Thank Steve H
Steve N, Owner at Irish Bred Pub, responded to this review

It's great to see you were able to stop in, have a bite, and a few brews, Steve. We can go through some of our kegs pretty quickly, and we update the menu as often as possible. Thanks for your feedback and I hope you stop in again soon. Cheers! Steve, Owner More 

Germantown, Tennessee
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We were a party of ten for my wife's 50th birthday. My daughter called numerous times in advance to let them know we had a large party and she came in three hours before we arrived to decorate. We were seated upstairs and it went downhill from there. After about 20 minutes, our server (who seemed nice) found us. Since... More 

Thank Jeff A
Steve N, Owner at Irish Bred Pub, responded to this review

A birthday should be as fun and relaxed as possible for everyone, Jeff, and I'm sorry to see this might not have been the case during this visit. There was some internal confusion that led to your service lagging a bit, and as you say, one of my managers did try to remedy this once we were aware of what... More 

Auburn, Alabama
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Have been several times, with friends and with family. Not fond of their Shepards Pie, if was all potatoes and not much filling. Not fond of their fried fish. It was bland. Their steak was decent, but not the best in town. Its a good place to have a drink...two bars.

Thank KOrsini
Steve N, Owner at Irish Bred Pub, responded to this review

We're glad you've found our place to be one you can frequent, but it's surprising to see some of our dishes don't hit the mark for you. We want everyone to enjoy each visit and leave feeling like they had a great meal. There's a lot of effort put into the seasoning and preparation of the dishes you mention, and... More 

Phenix City, Alabama
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We have been looking for an Irish Pub near us ever since we went to one on vacation several years ago. This restaurant did NOT disappoint us! The food was absolutely delicious. I had the Beef and Guiness Stew, my husband had a Reuben and our son had the fish and chips. We all left with a smile on our... More 

Thank Beverly M
Steve N, Owner at Irish Bred Pub, responded to this review

I'm thrilled you and your family enjoyed yourselves on your first visit, Beverly, and I'll let James know about your wonderful comments. Thanks so much for stopping and and taking a moment to leave us some feedback. We'll see you soon. Cheers! Steve, Owner More 

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48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Had a great lunch outside with my wife and son. Beautiful day to be outside. Just a snack and go. Good food Great company Beautiful day Great atmosphere What more could you ask for.

Thank Chuck D
Steve N, Owner at Irish Bred Pub, responded to this review

The only thing we could ask for is to see you and the family again sometime, Chuck. Thanks for stopping by and sharing some of your time with us. Cheers! Steve, Owner More 

Hopewell, Virginia
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381 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in here after a round of golf. The fish and chips were terrific. The bread pudding was to die for. Felicia was a terrific waitress. The food was fast hot and not very costly. I loved you will also.

Thank molarman26
Steve N, Owner at Irish Bred Pub, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping in for some refreshment after some golf. Felicia will be happy to hear your comments, and I'll pass them on to her. A good meal for a good price is what anyone deserves, and I'm glad you tried the bread pudding. It's a personal favorite of mine. Cheers! Steve, Owner More 

Auburn, Alabama
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

My first visit and I was completely surprised by the menu. Awesome menu selection. Food is incredibly good and well seasoned. Service was great.

Thank seaborneq
Steve N, Owner at Irish Bred Pub, responded to this review

I'm happy that we were such a pleasant surprise and that our menu selection was able to exceed your expectations. Thank you for sending me this feedback. It means the world to us when we make a good first impression. I hope we'll see you again soon. Cheers! Steve, Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Irish, Bar, Pub, American, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 833 S Railroad Ave, Opelika, AL 36801-4937
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Opelika
  • Phone Number: 13343632235
Here at Irish Bred Pub, our vision is to be the hub of our community and to create a new "local" in Historic Downtown Opelika - a place where people gather, exchange ideas, make new friends, catch up with old friends. At our restaurant you will enjoy locally grown vegetables, fresh beef, chicken, and seafood served by the area's friendliest service staff and prepared by our Chef, Chris Stone (a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts Institute who came to us from Wolfgang Puck Catering) and his team. Hosting an event or have a big group to feed? Well you're in luck because Irish Bred Pub does catering! Now we can bring the delicious food and drinks right to you and ensure that your event is a huge hit. Some of our most popular dishes include our fish and chips, shepherd's pie, and Guinness BBQ Bacon Burger. So come on in, pull up a chair, relax, and let us serve you as the worries of the day melt into distant memories.

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