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Irish Bred Pub

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$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub, American
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833 S Railroad Ave, Opelika, AL 36801-4937
+1 334-363-2235
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I went to this restaurant to have dinner. There was no room to wait and there wasn't that many people waiting only one other couple. It took them 45 minutes to sit us. So we stood around for 45 minutes there was no room at the bar there was no extra seats outside nothing. The food was... More 

Thank Dsbailey
Opelika, Alabama
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Basically a hamburger joint rarely serves Irish food which was a disappointment. I was wanting shepherd pie but all I saw on menu was a lunch menu and just overpriced hamburgers

Thank Thomas L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always a treat and never a disappointment! We art dinner early and our server was great. My wife and son had their favorite, Shrimp and grits with the house salad. I had blackened salmon on a bed of sautéed spinach with a house salad. We were all very pleased and delighted to be back for a visit😃😃

Thank Topgun48
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148 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I were travelling through on a week long drive down to the south and back to Ontario and on trips like this we search out interesting pubs and craft breweries to have dinner in. We felt like we were in Nawlins. The streetscape was very similar. The food was good and beer as well although they had... More 

Thank LondonWesty
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

You have to try the Maytag Chips! Met my husband there on our first date😀. Railroad tracks nearby so when a train rolls by be sure to yell, "TRAIN SHOTS!" for a shot of something.

Thank honulady1980
Wanaka, New Zealand
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Visited this place two days in a row, food was so good the first time we all went back again. The beef sandwich, salads, salmon sandwich - all delicious. We sat outside upstairs the first night and outside downstairs the second night. Nice waitress and waiters, always attentive and courteous. Definitely a place to eat when you are downtown Opelika.

Thank tomandin2
Opelika, Alabama
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

The pub has a fun atmosphere, good food but it takes some time to eat here. They offer a meat and three for lunch that is really good but if you only get a half an hour or on a time crunch you will never make it. We eat here about once every month and the service is always good... More 

Thank ekilpatrick
Notasulga, Alabama
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner tonight at the Irish Brew pub and found it to be very disappointing. We were seated and waited about 15 minutes for a server. We had the Shepard's pie and it was only fair. We then split the bread pudding. Once again we had a rather long wait and that was very disappointing. It was barely lukewarm.... More 

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

Thank you for letting me know about your poor experience this past Friday night. This is very concerning to hear as we work hard to provide great food and prompt service. Obviously we failed to deliver either of those to you on Friday, and I am sincerely sorry for our shortcomings. I would like to invite you to give us... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

We were so excited to find an Irish Pub available to us when we were traveling through the area. I Wish we had not found it at all! The Fish N Chips were total mush and strange tasting, and while tasty, the Crab Boxty was full of shell pieces. Both the Shepherd's pie and the Guinness Beef Stew were so... More 

Thank DeeDeeT16
Steve N, Owner at Irish Bred Pub, responded to this review

We've been serving the Opelika area for quite some time now, DeeDee, and the reviews about us are genuine. I'm sorry that your meal was not up to your expectations, and I hope you mentioned this to your bartender or a manager. We work hard to resolve any issues you bring to our attention so that you can have a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

The whole family should be able to find something here. What you expect for an Irish pub. Great service. Located in downtown Opelika, there are shops nearby as well.

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

I'm so glad everyone enjoyed their time with us, and that we met your expectations. Hopefully, we'll be seeing you stop back in again sometime. Cheers! Steve, Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Pub, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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: +1 334-363-2235
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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