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Donnelly's Public House

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American, Bar, Pub, Irish
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1 Water Street, Fairport, NY 14450
1 585-377-5450‎
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Rochester, New York, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Always great food, daily specials are varied and the soups are amazing. Perfect spot in the Summer to eat out and take in Fairport. Probably one of the best Friday Fish & Chips in Rochester ! ... you have to try, but expect to wait unless you're there early. Enjoy :-)

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Thank Jerry H
Fairport, New York
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

had a great lunch-excellent philly cheesesteak-price were reasonable-other two in my party enjoyed lunch too-waitress was very good

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Thank Tom W
Rochester, New York
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Donnellys is one of our regular places to for a casual dinner with friends. We have been there too many times to count! The food is consistently delicious...especially the daily specials. Bar area is a nice place to wait for your table. In the summer the outdoor patio is a great addition. We always enjoy taking a walk on the... More 

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Thank csbeachgirl
Fairport, NY
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good selection of beers, yummy food to nosh, right across from the canal in the village of Fairport - what's not to like? Great for a family dinner, drinks with friends or date night. Take advantage of outdoor seating if the weather cooperates.

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Thank Lilyfire41
Rochester, New York
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met several friends after work at the bar. Bartenders were attentive and friendly. We had no problem getting drinks and appetizers were delicious. They have a sauce and degree of hot to meet anyone's taste. Place got busy as the night went on but we continued to get great service.

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Thank Joe E
Canton, Michigan
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We were looking for a nice "neighborhood " comfortable place for our Friday night dinner. Nothing fancy just decent "bar" food-- sandwiches, appetizers, etc. We found it here at Donnelly's! Service was good, food was good, atmosphere was very comfortable.

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Thank Karen M
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Nice neighborhood pub. Good food, fun, friendly atmosphere. Local favorite. Good bar for getting together with friends.

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Thank Q229QIsusanl
Fairport, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Bar specials are always varied, interesting, and paired well with food specials and events. Honestly, though, the food is just "ok." Their burgers are great, but the fish fries are pretty heavily battered and way overdone (or cooked in old oil by the time I've gotten them). They have a good selection of typical bar fare, and yummy soups. But... More 

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Thank Amanda O
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10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Husband and I like to go there any night of week. Great food drinks and wait staff always helpful and fun. Have never had a bad experience. Have taken family from out of town there and they are always impressed. The 5pm specials always have a meal I enjoy. Fish fry on Friday is something we always love to have.

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Thank Christine H
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Have been to Donnelly's many times over the years. Have been there to dine more recently with both friends and family (2-3 X per month). The food is pretty good with several daily specials printed on a seperate menu, and given to customers along with the regular menu. Hostesses and waitresses are very friendly and welcoming! They seem to always... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Water Street, Fairport, NY 14450
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Fairport
  • Phone Number: 1 585-377-5450‎

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