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The Claddagh Irish Restaurant & Pub

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, American, Irish
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1300 1st St, Gilroy, CA 95020-4736
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:30 am
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Oakland, California
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

We brought our 3 year old and 10 month old. They offer mushy peas which the 10 month old demolished. The wait staff was super nice and efficient. The table clothes were plastic so we weren't worried about making a mess. The food was AMAZING we were super happy. I fully recommend the artichoke hearts, the bangers cheesesteak and the... More 

Thank Esther C
Springfield, MO
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

My first impression was "cool, I found an Irish pub among all the restaurantes mexicanos in the area!" I ended up a little disappointed though. Yes, it had some atmosphere and a huge bar, as expected in an Irish pub. However, the food was only so-so and the servers seemed more interested in visiting with the local clientele and each... More 

Thank MOjourneyer
Gilroy, California
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016

The owners of this place are really top notch people. My family has been frequenting this business for about the last 15 years or so and love it just as much as the first day we stepped foot inside. It has two walls wide of tvs to watch whatever games are on at the moment. They have a full bar... More 

Thank IslandGirlMick
Sacramento, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2016

We passed this restaurant on the way to the beach so came back to it the next day. Nice cold beer and great sandwiches!

Thank Dollydoll57
Madera, California
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

We stopped in after a long trip and were pleasantly surprised. Hubby had the bangers and garlic mash with gravy. It was very flavorful and felt like home cooking. I had the Reuben with a side of homemade French onion soup. I was very happy with the corned beef and the soup was rich and yummy. A ground brown mustard... More 

Thank Ristine1
Gilroy, California, United States
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2015

I haven't been to the Claddagh in about 6-7 years. In fact it has been so long I couldn't remember why. On Sept 6, 2015 I placed a to-go order. I ordered a Kobe cheeseburger for myself and fish and chips for my girlfriend. We live pretty close so the food stays pretty warm and fresh for the 3 minute... More 

Thank Bob C
Madison, South Dakota
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349 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

We were in town for Gilroy Garlic Festival & our party of 6 had just arrived....place was recommended by our RV park & we were pleasantly surprised! First off, Janee, our waitress, was amazing & the owner, Mike stopped by to check in on us & also taught us a bit about Ireland & regional foods there. The food was... More 

Thank cdenoi
Glendora, California
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84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Very nice place. Walked in and sat right down and hey we're pretty busy the waitress was there as soon as we sat down to make sure that the table was ok for us. We had a couple of questions about some of the items and she was very helpful about them. The menu is small but a great variety... More 

Thank love-road-life
Fresno, California
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Food is good not to many choices but what theu did have was good. Service was well below expectations. We sat at the bar because there seemed to be only one person running the whole thing, thought it would be faster service. When we ordered it was a simple app and drinks. The bartender was at the bar the whole... More 

Thank RChavez2014
Hollister, California
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2015

I always love coming here. The atmosphere is fun Irish and reminds me of Ireland. The food is always good, from Shepherds Pie to, fish & chips and of course corned beef served any which way. Service is always friendly and you feel welcomed.

Thank artgirl850

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, American, Irish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 1st St, Gilroy, CA 95020-4736
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Gilroy
  • Phone Number: 408-848-5050

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