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Shenanigans Restaurant & Irish Pub

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$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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87 N Chestatee St, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1101
+1 706-482-0114
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Outdoor, fall seating on a beautiful day could hardly have been nicer. Among the best fish and chips I've eaten. The chocolate cake was above average, but just a little dry. Highly recommend this place, though the wait was a bit long even in the middle of the afternoon.

Thank David L
North Carolina
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food and service were both good. The hot wings were delicious, but very hot! I had the grouper sandwich and my husband had a shrimp wrap. He said it was amazing.

Thank tvnc
Jasper, Georgia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We wondered into this place while planning our wedding. We enjoyed it so much that we decided to hold our rehearsal dinner there. The food has always been great. Everyone in our group found something on the menu that they raved about. For our dinner they reserved the closed in porch. We were not alone on the porch, but enjoyed... More 

Thank Pattysueh
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

No matter what they say, they do NOT know how the build a good draft!!! Stew was tasty and a bit spicy. Prices were typical for tourist town.

Thank Hornbrook
Atlanta, Georgia
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked all over the plaza looking at the menus trying to decide on where to eat dinner when the smells from this restaurant took us both at once and hooked us like a fish and reeled us in on the line. The food was amazing! I had the Irish stew with the Shellighan sandwich and homemade chips. My husband... More 

Thank gacountrygirl440
Gainesville, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Terrific food, service and they have ample parking in back. They also have an outside deck for us smokers. Been here a few times and never disappointed. Great for couples, families and singles. They have an open bar too.

Thank Frank M
Pensacola, Florida
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

For a town the size of Dahlonega, we were pleased they even offered an Irish Pub. The actual pub/bar area was quite small, but offered a larger outside area that didn't quite have the charm. My Reuben was tasty and my husband's Irish Stew was good, yet not as good as other tavern. The service was very good. If you... More 

Thank 2Hershey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had my first visit to Shenanigans this weekend with my husband and loved it! This place had wonderful food. I got the Murrayville sandwich with pub chips, and my husband got Shepherd's pie. Both were very tasty! The atmosphere, music, everything were as I had expected. I definitely will be back when visiting Dahlonega again!

Thank Artsygirl12
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really tried to like this place but the Shepards pie on the first visit was flavorless. So the next time I gave it another try with a drink and appetizers the tots with cheese, bacon and sour cream which could have been good if they had on covered maybe 5 of the tots with the other 20 flavorless. But... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first encounter was with a young woman who was very abrupt. We got past that and had lunch downstairs in the bar. There are dollar bills tacked to every square inch of space in the bar! The food was good, but not what we would consider exceptional.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $20
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 N Chestatee St, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1101
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dahlonega
  • Phone Number: +1 706-482-0114
Shenanigans Restaurant & Irish Pub- or simply "The Pub" to its loyal guests and staff- is the "Cheers" of Dahlonega: a welcoming place to enjoy delicious food & drinks while making friends & memories. Shenanigans is located just off the picturesque Dahlonega square in the historic Strickland House. Look for the white building flying the Irish flag! Step inside and you'll quickly discover a very special atmosphere & dining experience. From the walls plastered with dollar bills decorated by guests, to the smiling servers behind a full liquor bar covered with photographs of celebrations past, it is clear that this is a place where people love to be. Shenanigans offers intimate indoor seating, a covered heated patio, and a pet-friendly deck & courtyard. This space allows us to host events and serve parties of various sizes, and could be the perfect location for your next meeting, rehearsal dinner, or get-together. We also feature weekly live music, Trivia, & Open Mic Night. Our fun, creative menu offers something for everyone and keeps our guests returning time after time. Classic pub foods like burgers, pizza, & wings are served alongside Irish favorites like Shepherd's Pie, Fish & Chips, or Bangers & Mash. Shenanigans also features lighter "Leaves & Ladels" fare and hearty entrees like Balsamic Basil Sirloin, P.E.I. Mussels Linguini, or Seared Ahi Tuna. Don't miss out on the legendary "Crack Dip." Do you have special dietary needs? Don't worry! We have many vegetarian/vegan/gluten-free options, and we will help you find a tasty meal for any allergy. Catering available.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?