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Irish Rover

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Clifton
Irish, Bar, British, Pub
As featured in Best Food in Louisville
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2319 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2409
502-899-3544
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Louisville, Kentucky
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When you sit at the bar, you will feel like you are in Ireland. It's a great local pub, the owner is usually there making sure everything is right. The bartenders are friendly and the prices are surprisingly very reasonable. Last night we had the fish and chips just because we haven't in so long and it was excellent, you... More 

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Thank larry929
Logan, Ohio
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was visiting my sister this past weekend. She and my niece and nephew wanted to take me someplace different to eat. You know, get away from the chain restaurants. They took me to Irish Rover. The food was excellent. From the Bangers and Mash, to the Fish and Chips. We had it all. Some of the people in our... More 

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Thank thop529
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always stop at an Irish pub when traveling. This is possibly the best one we have gone to. Feels authentic with Irish music & Irish decor. Greeted with a hello when we walked in. Followed other reviewers advice & has Scotch egg, fish & chips, & bread pudding. My husband & I split it all and we were full.... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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483 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dinner with a friend who lives in Louisville was memorable for the service, food and friendship. The menu is quite extensive and was hard to decide. The bread great had great Irish flavor as well. Excellent fun, great crowd, will return again.

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Thank QueenBee0301
Jeffersonville, IN
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139 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is our favorite restaurant. Week in and week out, we have to get to the Rover. The fish and chips are, quite simply, the best you will get anywhere. The salmon pate is fantastic. The scotch eggs are flawless. The soda bread tastes so good. Even more than all those wonderful things from the time you walk through the... More 

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Thank TonyS1950
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Just had a bad experience in this place. My wife ordered an Irish Club which is supposed to be some sort of a Club Sandwich consisting of chicken and ham and the waitress incorrectly brought her an Irish BLT which is made of salmon. My wife is really disgusted by any type of fish and this really turned down the... More 

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Thank ChuyGonzo
Florida
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Went to the Irish Rover today for the 1st time and was pleasantly surprised. It's in a cute older building that has a pub atmosphere in one room and then a cozy atmosphere in 2 other rooms. Ordered the fish & chips which I will say was some of the best fried fish I've had! Also had the scotch egg... More 

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Thank princesszha
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food & service ! Hubby & his friend had fish & chips . They said they were yummy. I had the chicken salad plate with fruit. It was very tasty . My friend had the asparagus chicken salad . She loved it! The place was clean even the ladies room!Prices were fair for the amount of food . We... More 

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Thank Teresa M
Morenci, Michigan
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Good food , great staff! It was alittle hard to find but the food was typical Irish fare. We went for lunch so it was very quiet. Might be rowdier at night.

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Thank Sue H
Mt Juliet, United States
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place! The building looks like a house, and the menu says it's over 175 years old, and started out as a saloon! I could picture the salt of the earth coming in through swinging doors where the windows are now. Enter the door at the back and you walk through the bar to get to the restaurant. The owner... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Parking Available, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2319 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2409
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Clifton
  • Neighborhood: Clifton
  • Phone Number: 502-899-3544

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