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Hennessey's Tavern

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2777 Roosevelt St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1617
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7:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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    4 of 5 stars
Tuneful Dining Al Fresco

We enjoyed sitting outside and listening to a troubadour singing oldies under starlight. We loved the Moose Drool beer and the Fish Taco Platter.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 29, 2015
Jessica O
Boston, Massachusetts
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Tyler, Texas
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147 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food and excellent service. Wife had a salad & I had corned beef sandwich. Both very good. Service was excellent. Seating inside & out. Would eat there again.

Thank Pat K
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Went there because of dog friendly outdoor front patio. Have been going here for about20 years for burgers abd casual enviornment. They uncivered the tv for Thursday night football and the server made the evening including pointing out the Happy Hour Specials (which lasts until 7) a delight.

Thank Charles H
Boston, Massachusetts
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96 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 366 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

We enjoyed sitting outside and listening to a troubadour singing oldies under starlight. We loved the Moose Drool beer and the Fish Taco Platter.

2 Thank Jessica O
Mesa, Arizona, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Food was really good for a pub, the service was AWESOME. Jenny did a great job taking care of our table of 6. We started off with the Irish Nacho's, the entire table loved them. We ordered the cluck burger, Irish burger, french dip and fish&chips. All of it was was good!

Thank Larry G
Odessa, Florida
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78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Service was good. Fish tacos excellent. Grilled cheese sandwich good too. No rush to get us out. Server accidentally forgot my mixed drink. When I finally asked about it, she totally apologized and offered to buy me one. That was a pleasant surprise and I would definitely return.

Thank JCB556
Laguna Hills, California
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77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

The hamburgers are delicious, the wait is virtually non-existent and the food comes out quickly and well-prepared. My party of five also had a turkey club and salad and they all commented on how good the food was. The waitresses are quite attractive, which is a definite bonus for the male clientele!

Thank Haig M
Carlsbad, CA
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224 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Eat inside, out back or inside by the bar or table. Lot's of wide screens and fine waitress's. The sandwiches are made with all fresh sliced meats and cheeses. My favorite is the Pub Club. Almost too much to eat for 2 people. Home made chips go with them.On eof the best all around Sheppards Pie. Full of melt in... More 

Thank jrodenhausen
San Diego, California
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

My husband and I have always look for a dog-friendly place to eat every Sunday. Today, we decided to give Hennessey's Tavern a try, and I'm glad we did. We sat in the open-air patio with our dog, under one of the many umbrellas. This place has a casual, relaxed vibe, and the band was playing while we were there.... More 

Thank planetclaire
Cathedral city
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119 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

This a cool place to grab some breakfast/brunch on weekends! Plenty of patio seating, dog-friendly, kid-friendly and good food at decent price. We ordered some potato skins that were really good; bacon, cheese, sour cream & chives...dee-lish!! Great eggs Benedict too and their fresh fruit consisted of bananas & strawberries...very good & fresh. Very friendly waitress/Staff...just a cool, local place... More 

Thank mobro1
Upland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We went in the early evening and enjoyed a Frisco burger. It was at least a third of a pound an was delicious. The fries were outstanding. We are on the patio and in was very pleasant. Had there not been a patio we would have gone elsewhere as the inside was way too noisy even though it was pretty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2777 Roosevelt St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1617
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: 760-729-6951

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Pub, Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am

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