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Molly Brannigans

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
506 State St, Erie, PA 16501-1108
+1 814-453-7800
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (18 reviews)
“boxty” (12 reviews)
“guinness stew” (8 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
506 State St, Erie, PA 16501-1108
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a cozy table by the fireplace in the back room. Our waitress (Taylor) was friendly and very accommodating. She pointed out that the happy hour specials were in effect, 2 for 1 appetizers, and drink specials. We ordered drinks, a very nice red...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jack V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Molly Brannigans has consistently been one of the 'sure-fire' places to go when looking for a good lunch or dinner spot in downtown Erie. But, at our latest visit things had changed considerably from prior visits. Once we ordered, the length of time to get...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Samuel M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heard it was under new management so gave it a try. waited 45 minutes for appetizer that was cold. the bartender was our server so went to the bar and had to go after her to tell her. not very polite or cared. asked how...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Trip686443
AnneL5073, Guest Relations Manager at Molly Brannigans, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We would like to sincerely apologize for your horrid experience at our Pub. It is evident that we completely dropped the ball, and did not perform to the best of our ability. Although,...More

Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

This pub has a varied menu of food and extensive beer list. I tried the Magner's Cider which was quite good. Our group ordered fish & chips, Ceaser salad with grilled chicken, and a sandwich (don't remember which one). We also tried the Manhattan meets...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cyndiw336
AnneL5073, Public Relations Manager at Molly Brannigans, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Hi Cyndi, Thank you for taking the time to leave a positive 4/5 review! We are so happy to see that you had a wonderful experience in our Pub. Since we have gone under new ownership, our team has worked extremely hard on providing fantastic...More

Reviewed October 11, 2018

My wife and I have eaten here many times. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming. The food is hearty with an Irish flair. We always request the same waiter because his service is outstanding. My only concern is that the restaurant has been purchased by...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 756fredrics
AnneL5073, Director of Marketing at Molly Brannigans, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write us a friendly review! We are so glad to hear that you have had such positive experiences with us at Molly Brannigan's, we truly cherish your feedback. Please note that your concerns have been addressed and...More

Reviewed August 14, 2018

Went to Molly Brannigans with my wife after reading about it online. Happy Hour was fantastic and then, for dinner, the Fish & Chips were out of this world with the perfect batter wrapped around the flakiest cod you ever tasted. Our waiter Trey was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank TadGreensburgPA
Anne L, Public Relations Manager at Molly Brannigans, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

Thank you for the extremely kind words. We are so happy that you chose to spend your time with us and enjoyed every second of it. Our team works very hard on providing superb service, and we are so glad that you experienced that with...More

Reviewed August 5, 2018

We came here on a Thursday night with a group of young kids and restaurant worked out very well. I had the potato and cheese soup. The portion size was GREAT and it came with some dipping bread. For $6.00 it was GREAT value for...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Anne L, Public Relations Manager at Molly Brannigans, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you for the raving review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your time spent with us, and we will be sure to share your kind words with our team! We are constantly looking for feedback to better our guests' experience and look to "wow"...More

Reviewed July 15, 2018

I've never been to Ireland but Molly Brannigans was more Ireland than I expected in Erie. The food was quite good we had fish and chips and the corned beef boxty, .The bar had good selections of drafts and a wide variety of liquor including...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Patrese T
Reviewed July 7, 2018

We brought friends but we were all disappointed with so many menu changes. We ordered a salad & it was served with some sort of cold potato (clump?) Not tasty. Rachel Rueben was done with chicken, not turkey.... Some things were good, others...not so much...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Roberta G
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

This is a comfortable real pub like place. Came in late on a weekday looking for a filling home cooked type flavor. The Irish stew delivered and was very good. The place was a bit empty but then it was Monday night.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MFxIII
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 506 State St, Erie, PA 16501-1108
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-453-7800
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