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Katie O'Donald's

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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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1008 Fording Island Rd, Ste B, Bluffton, SC 29910-4886
+1 843-815-5555
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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82 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by for quick dinner after volunteering on Hilton Head. Dinner was great. My wife had the steak sandwich and I had an open face beef. Both were great and more than satisfied us. Added surprise was an entertainer who appears there twice a year. What a treat! This was our first dinner there as we have been there several... More 

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Thank powchesco
Pooler, Georgia
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83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the waitress kept making sure we were okay. there was a hearty piece of meatloaf, tasty mashed potatoes, but the gravy was a little too salty, the roll was soft and tasty and the vegetables had a good flavor. but the bartender was too busy leaning back.

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Thank melody2angel2
Bluffton, South Carolina
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194 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us decided to try this Irish pub out last Saturday night. Not knowing how crowded it would be in the height of summer only about 7-8 miles from Hilton Head we'd made reservations. Totally not necessary. Plenty of filled tables but no waiting. Friendly staff (always a plus in my book), clean and roomy. Menu wasn't huge but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

I had the cottage pie and it was very meaty and flavorful. It is very heavy for the stomach! The sweet tea wasn't very sweet. The fried artichoke hearts were very tasty, but you only got 4 which wasn't worth the money. My fiancé got the Irish dip sandwich, and it was to die for!

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Thank Juliana C
Beaufort, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We were greeted as soon as we walked in. The hostess took us right to a table. The four of us started a conversation while we waited for a server to show up but she was there in a nanosecond. She took our drink orders and they too were delivered quickly. While the menus isn't extensive it is ample and... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Food and service is always great. We have been going there for over twelve years and have always liked the experience.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We like ordinary food done well. Liver and onions (with bacon on top) is a specialty. Cottage pie (ground beef and brown gravy covered w potatoes, chopped carrots n peas) was too greasy. Any place can have an off day.... Love the Irish beers on tap! First time not getting server's name. Won't get it off the bill either. She... More 

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Thank WILLIAM R
Sanford, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Katie ODonald's has the best burgers we've ever had! Three out of four in our party got different versions of the burger and all 3 were raving about them. The burgers are charbroiled, juicy and large - yummy! The service was terrific, the beer cold, the atmosphere delightful and the entire place very clean. Prices are competitive. We'll be back... More 

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Good local tavern with good food. Beware the bartender may pay more attention to his friends. Otherwise we enjoy going here.

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Thank billepierce
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

First night in Bluffton, S.C. and the hotel recommended Katie's for dinner. It was very good. I had the Chicken Parmesan and my husband had Katie's Fish and Chips. Food was very good. I would recommend this to anyone staying at the Holiday Inn Express in Bluffton, S.C. It is walking distance from the hotel.

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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
$7 - $18
Cuisine
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1008 Fording Island Rd, Ste B, Bluffton, SC 29910-4886
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton
  • Phone Number: +1 843-815-5555
Description
A casual Irish Pub, where the locals go to enjoy great food, from traditional Irish fare, to American classic cuisine. Where you can find the coldest beer in town, and perfectly poured cocktails.

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