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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
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Reviewed December 27, 2020 via mobile

With capacity restrictions on indoor dining, we called ahead to ensure we could be accommodated. Upon arrival we were promptly seated. The waiter arrived soon thereafter and took our drink order. In short, the service was excellent. The Shepard’s pie, beef stew, and fish and...chips were very good. The portions were reasonable as were the prices.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Helpful?2  
Adventure64158708524, Owner at Brian Boru, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2021

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted to have made such an impression, and I am very glad to here that we are able to make our guests feel genuine hospitality. I will be sure to share you feedback with our...More

Reviewed August 18, 2020

I have frequented this establishment since it opened. The food has always been great! The staff is always welcoming and adds to the satisfying visits. I’ve been impressed how they have handled the dempanic with their spacing, cleanliness and use of PPE. I’ve recently attended...other establishments as the restaurants open up and some of them act like it’s pre Covid with no difference in how they employ the rules that have been set by local governments. If you want to feel safe, eat great food & have a welcoming staff, Brian Boru is the place for you!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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heathersQ7896EV, General Manager at Brian Boru, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2020

Thank you so much for your kind review Alan! We really appreciate the feedback and support during these very difficult times. Our staff is working incredibly hard to make people feel safe, and still enjoy a night out with good music and food. We look...More

Reviewed August 18, 2020

My husband and I regularly visit Brian Boru and have since they were allowed to open back up. They have gone far above and beyond to keep their facility clean and ensure all patrons and staff are following COVID regulations inside and outside. The staff,...food and service are all amazing and are doing their absolute best in a tough situation! I applaud them all!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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heathersQ7896EV, General Manager at Brian Boru, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2020

Thak you so much Kim! It's wonderful to know that our guests are getting the experience and safety we work so hard for. We appreciate our valued guests continued support during these very difficult times. We look forward to serving you again soon. Until then,...More

Reviewed August 18, 2020

My husband and I have been to Brian Boru many times including the past month. We have never felt endangered though we are at the vulnerable age. Tables were set apart and masks worn. The happy hour is a real treat. Try the fish tacos...and roast beef sliders. My favorite has always been the Pub fish sandwich with cole slaw. I was stunned that someone would fault the manager, Heather. She is serious about guidelines. In addition she and the Brian Boru group gave countless meals to first providers and essential workers. Our community needs more Heathers .More

Date of visit: August 2020
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heathersQ7896EV, General Manager at Brian Boru, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2020

Thank you so much for your kind and generous review. We love and appreciate all of our guests, and the regulars that have supported us during this difficult time. We look forward to serving you again soon. Until then, stay well!

Reviewed August 18, 2020

Love this place for music and great food I always feel completely safe within this restaurant. wormula wasn't wearing pants in a previous review, but she still complained Her review and my previous sentence have no basis in truth

Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?1  
heathersQ7896EV, General Manager at Brian Boru, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2020

Thank you for your kind review Steve. We are happy to hear we are loved! Slainte!

Reviewed August 18, 2020

I have no idea how they do it... despite all of the restrictions due to COVID-19, the staff, and especially the management went above and beyond to ensure everyone's safety while maintaining the family based atmosphere it is known for. I will definitely make sure...all of my friends and family in the area know what a well run establishment Brian's is. Masks on! Social distancing in place. Couldn't ask for a better experience!More

Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?1  
heathersQ7896EV, General Manager at Brian Boru, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2020

Thank you so much for the kind review. We are thrilled to impart this experience, especially now. We look forward to serving you again soon. Sunday brunch is back in a different format, so give it a try! Stay well and SLAINTE!

Reviewed August 17, 2020

Went to Brian Boru to enjoy a meal and see some music, came away worried if I was exposed to COVID. The General Manager set the tone wearing a improperly secured mask and the customers walk around unmasked. Wait staff was properly masked. When I...sent an them an email with my observations, their response was nasty, basically shaming me for "complaining." I can't really speak for the food because we left after just one drink.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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heathersQ7896EV, General Manager at Brian Boru, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2020

Good Afternoon, I will reiterate that we are doing everything required of us. But to share a review without all of the information is quite troublesome and disheartening to us. For reference; your email is below. Your email: " I just wanted to let you...More

Reviewed August 1, 2020

Checking out our local irish pub and restaurant as newcomers to the area we were greeted by the owner Jamie with a friendly welcome. We opted to sit inside albeit outside was available as well to enjoy the cool air-conditioning on a hot summers day....We felt very comfortable with all the health and safety guidelines in place. The beer was cold and the food was great we can definately recommend the corned beef spring rolls, chicken wings, pasta and hotpot all piping hot, tasty and quick to the table. Enjoyed our first visit and will be back soon for sure.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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heathersQ7896EV, General Manager at Brian Boru, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2020

Hello Belinda, Thank you so much for your kind review. It is wonderful to hear that our team is executing the experience that we hope to impart on our new friends, and of course continue to keep our more familiar guests coming back for more....More

Reviewed April 2, 2020

We were on vacation from "The Hudson Valley", New York to visit "OLD New York friends living in Pasadena MD. Kathy & Bruce suggested we experience dinner at Brian Boru's Restaurant. We quickly made reservations and headed out. Upon arrival we were quickly greeted and...lead to our table. The waiter almost instantly arrived and took our drink order, mine of-course was a pint of Dublin's finest, GUINNESS. Bruce and I decided on steak and the lasses chose Fish. The restaurant interior is reminiscent of many of the fine Pubs that I had visited in Ireland. Although quite crowded, the noise level was not excessive. I have a severe hearing loss and with my aides, we were all able to chat across the table. Soon, two waiters arrived with our meals. They were "HOT" fresh out of the kitchen. The meals with all the fixings were delicious. Possibly one of the best steaks I have ever eaten. Kathy had her home-made desert and coffee waiting at home, so we skipped that option. Ann and I look forward to our next trip to Maryland. We will surely return to Brian Boru again.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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heathersQ7896EV, General Manager at Brian Boru, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2020

Thank you such much for such stellar review. I will be sure to share it with our hardworking team. This is the exact experience we hope to impart on our guests. Please thank your friends for their recommendation as well. Nothing sells as well as...More

Reviewed March 7, 2020

On Sunday afternoon, 02-09-20 I went to Brian Boru to attend a private party. Upon entering the restaurant, I was pleasantly greeted by an associate, Connie. I told Connie I was there for the private party and she showed me to area sectioned off for...the party. In the private party area, the tables were set up, the buffet was hot, plentiful and delicious. I observed several servers who were taking orders for drinks and attending to any special needs of the guests. Throughout the event I observed Connie providing direction to the servers to ensure all of the “T”s were crossed and all of the “i”s were dotted. Connie appeared to be the director of a cohesive team that made us all happy during this special occasion! Kudo’s to Brian Boru and Connie for an outstanding job well done!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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heathersQ7896EV, General Manager at Brian Boru, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2020

Thank you Smit-tee, I sent you a private message as well. We do our best to ensure events are executed just as you have mentioned. We appreciate the lovely review and will be sure to share it with our team, as well as the chef....More

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ssumma2
December 18, 2017|
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Response from Heather S | Property representative |
Yes, brunch is from 9:45-2pm and dinner 2-6 with reservations for parties of 4 or more. Please call 410-975-2678 for more information.
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FeB36
September 4, 2017|
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Response from Heather S | Property representative |
My apologies the sight did not forward this question. you can purchase gift cards on our website and we will mail it for you as well.
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fitzp2001
November 25, 2016|
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Response from Heather S | Property representative |
Our Sunday Brunch is 10am to 2pm with last seating at 1:30 for Brunch is $15.99 for adults and $10 for kids 10 and under, with $5 Bloody Mary specials, and $1.50 Mimosa's. Full service menu is available 12pm to 10pm... More
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Brian Boru is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4