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Paddy O'Neill's Irish Pub

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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Grill
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523 6th St, Alex Johnson Hotel, Rapid City, SD 57701-2725
+1 605-342-1210
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I will always come back to this pub for it's great service during the day. The lunch specials are very well thought of and come out from the kitchen in a timely manner. Also the day staff is phenomenal. I really enjoy Nicole B. and Lynsi G. They both treat everyone so nice and courteous. I will always be coming... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We tried both inside and outside seating. Both were fine with interesting characters on the street outside and great service inside. Pizza was decent and there is a large selection of pub style food (lots of fried items). Prices are reasonable and it's a good place to go if you want to watch sports.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Paddy O'Neill's was largely disappointing. After I placed my order, I had to wait 20 minutes for the soup. I asked where it was, and the bartender had to call the kitchen (presumably on the top floor, where the other restaurant is located) to check on it. When it arrived, so did my entree -- bangers and mash. That was... More 

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Thank wkyken
Carrie C, Manager at Paddy O'Neill's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Dear WKyken, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are sorry that your experience wasn't more enjoyable. We have spoken to the staff to reinforce the importance of our customers and that we need to go above and beyond to service our guests. Please visit us again whenever you are in our area, we know... More 

Sebastian, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We arrived at the hotel late and only had 45 minutes to grab a bite before the restaurant within our wonderful hotel closed, so we thought why not? We both ordered an inside out buffalo burger, but were served a small meatball looking burger that was very dry, missing the cheddar and just not tasty. There might be other delicious... More 

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West Bend, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Very popular pub with college students. We sat outside a one of the patio tables. Beautiful evening. The servers and bartenders were continuously stepping outside to see if we needed anything. Great service! Our only issue was that we didn't get our appetizer before our meal. In fact we cancelled our appetizer because of it.

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Carrie C, Manager at Paddy O'Neill's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Dear Joan D., Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. Please visit us again if you are ever in our area. More 

Burlington, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

We spent our last meal (in SD) here. Service was EXCELLENT... I didn't catch our servers name, but she was very nice! Not necessarily a place for kids, because of what they may hear from those sitting around them.... The f bomb dropped several times, which is more than expected in a bar, just a warning to parents with little... More 

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Carrie C, Manager at Paddy O'Neill's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Dear Fontamama, Thanks for taking the time to write us such a nice review. Great to hear that you had excellent service. Please visit us again if you are ever in our area. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Paddy O'Neill's is just off the lobby of the Alex Johnson hotel in downtown Rapid City. It is supposedly named after the first guest to register at the hotel in 1928. It's nice, and somewhat unexpected, to find an Irish bar in western South Dakota, and they have a great selection of draft beers (20-25 on tap from around the... More 

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Carrie C, Manager at Paddy O'Neill's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Dear MassCouple2, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Paddy's. Please visit us again whenever you are in our area. More 

Charlotte, NC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Stopped in for a couple of cocktails. Waitress was super friendly. Overall a fun place located right next door to the Alex Johnson hotel which is a Hilton property.

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Thank daisymae123
Carrie C, Manager at Paddy O'Neill's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Dear Daisymae123, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. It is truly appreciated. We agree it's a fun place to be! Please visit us again whenever you are in our area. More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

This is an attachment to the Alex Johnston Hotel and does not quite fit, the Hotel is quant, the pub is just duu. Poker machines dull dark and dirty.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

While visiting the city my wife and I dropped by one afternoon to have a wine. After about two hours we departed. During our stay there that afternoon we met two other couple from Minnesota. We sat and visited and had a wonderful time. This is a great bar with great service. They also have food items but we did... More 

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Thank ROBERT M
Carrie C, Manager at Paddy O'Neill's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Dear Robert M, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a nice review. We do agree that we have the best staff in town! Please visit us again whenever you are in our area. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
Cuisine
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 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: 523 6th St, Alex Johnson Hotel, Rapid City, SD 57701-2725
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Rapid City
  • Phone Number: +1 605-342-1210
Description
Experience the comfort of a neighborhood pub and a sip of smooth Irish whiskey or fine foreign beer at Paddy O'Neill's. From our copper topped bar, rich dark wood furnishings, live entertainment, video lottery, and our member's only engraved pewter mugs, Paddy's is the perfect place to enjoy a pint.

Outdoor seating is available in the summer, giving patrons a chance to sip one of our beverages while keeping an eye on downtown Rapid City. Paddy O'Neill's is a purveyor of upscale beers and whiskeys with a relaxed Old World feel.

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