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Brian Boru

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489 Ritchie Hwy, Severna Park, MD 21146-2944
14109752678
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Baltimore, Maryland
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Food was good as usual. Have been here many times just not recently. It was not busy, but a drink refill was just not in the cards for us tonight. Unattentive waiter brought the evening out ro a quick close. Guess it will be awhile before I'd want to return.

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1 Thank Jim072015
Heather S, General Manager at Brian Boru, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear of your experience. This is certainly not our standard and I would like the opportunity to apologize for our shortcomings and possibly to entice you to come back. Your feedback is invaluable to us. If you would like another chance to see us do it the correct way, the IRISH hospitality way, please email... More 

Pasadena, MD
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Often crowded, but this lunchtime it was relatively quiet. Very much an Irish pub, with the food to go with it. In spite of this, the local crab specialities feature on the menu and are delicious.

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2 Thank Julia L
Wilmington, Delaware
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

First time at this restaurant. Went here for Sunday brunch. It wasn't overly crowded at 11:30. We were promptly greeted and seated. The decor is remotely classic Irish pub with dark woods. However, was disappointed that the music playing throughout the restaurant was motown...don't get me wrong, I enjoy Motown, but I was hoping to hear some Enya, The Chieftains,... More 

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1 Thank LLyons
Heather S, General Manager at Brian Boru, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our brunch. We appreciate all feedback and use it to improve ourselves including everything, from our service to the menu options. Did you get the opportunity to speak with a manager on duty, who could maybe address some of your preferences? We do our best to make accommodations for everyone including a... More 

Severna Park, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Went to Brian Boru's at sunset and sat outside on a beautiful evening. The food and service were terrific. An enjoyable experience.

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1 Thank sbwjojo
Heather S, General Manager at Brian Boru, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your patronage, and your kind words. Your experience is exactly what we hope to achieve. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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113 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

I took my young daughter here to try out a local restaurant. It happened to be Burger Monday so I enjoyed an excellent "craft" burger while she sipped on chocolate milk and plowed into the mac and cheese. The Guinness was excellent. I expect we will be coming here often as I have my eye on the Fish & Chips... More 

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Thank MyasisDragon1
Heather S, General Manager at Brian Boru, responded to this review

Excellent! We are so pleased that you enjoyed yourselves! For adult ventures try our Happy Hour Monday through Friday 2-7pm with an all new menu with items like our goat cheese poppers, fish tacos, and of course our Reuben quesadilla! We also have live music Thursday- Saturday! And our famous all you can eat Brunch with make your own Belgian... More 

Arnold, Maryland, United States
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Had dinner with my daughter one evening. Very quite and neat little pub style booth. The corned beef poppers with the mustard will melt in your mouth. They are delicious. Have plenty of authentic Irish food and plenty of beer choices. The service was timely and very good. I would return again for another meal.

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Thank Ronald S
Heather S, General Manager at Brian Boru, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed yourselves. We have a lovely brunch every Sunday, and live music Thursday- Saturday evenings. Or join us again for a little bit of Irish on the patios! Slainte` and thank you for choosing Irish! More 

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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We meet our friends for Sunday brunch frequently and this week we chose Brian Boru. The food was wonderful, everything was fresh and the buffet was very clean! The selection of food was very good and the omelet station was great turning out an excellent product. This was a very pleasant afternoon with attentive service and a pleasant host. We... More 

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1 Thank Cindy S
Heather S, General Manager at Brian Boru, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed yourselves. We hope to see you again soon. Don't forget we have our famous Happy Hour 2:30-7 Monday thru Friday! Slainte` Thank you for choosing Irish! More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The atmosphere is what you would expect from a pub and along with that it can be noisy from bar patrons if there during a sporting event or other celebration. The food is delicious. From appetizers to soups to sandwiches to the entre'. There are daily specials that are fun to try and it has a nice beer selection. We... More 

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1 Thank kathrynk497
Heather S, General Manager at Brian Boru, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words!!! And we look forward to serving you again in the future! Slainte! More 

Maryland
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96 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

This is a really good Irish restaurant that serves authentic Irish food and draft beer in a comfortable setting. It's somewhat crowded in the evenings - even during the week - but the wait is well worth it and not too long. They do take reservations. The staff is very friendly and attentive. They also have an excellent all-you-care-to-eat buffet... More 

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2 Thank billybosso
Heather S, General Manager at Brian Boru, responded to this review

Thank you!!! And we look forward to serving you again in the future! Slainte! More 

United States
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125 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

I just kept coming back here because I used to love it and kept hoping that they will become again what they once were. But this last trip might be my last. Our "hot" entrees arrived cold when they made it to the table, and the waitress was not meant to be in the service industry. She wasn't rude, but... More 

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Thank Karitraveling
Heather S, General Manager at Brian Boru, responded to this review

My name is Heather Saffield, and I am the new General Manager for Brian Boru, I only recently took over, and started reading past reviews. I can assure you that I will be working diligently to address everything that you have mentioned with a renewed sense of urgency and passion for creating a guest experience that our guests have come... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 489 Ritchie Hwy, Severna Park, MD 21146-2944
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Severna Park
  • Phone Number: 14109752678

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