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O'Faolain's Irish Pub

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$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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20921 Davenport Dr, Ste 134, Sterling, VA 20165-6156 (Route 7 & Palisades Parkway)
+1 703-444-9796
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11:00 am - 1:30 am
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 1:30 am
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here since 2005. Great pub atmosphere and friendly staff. Awesome patio for happy hour and beyond in the warmer months. Great food

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Thank Corey L
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at O'Faolain's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Thanks so much Corey for the nice review. We are so happy you enjoyed the experience. More 

Reston, Virginia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

We've been to O'Faolains a couple of times and the experience was always decent. Not great but for a neighborhood bar/restaurant to grab a bite to eat and have a drink it isn't too bad. Our latest visit was this past weekend for brunch. Our experience was terrible. Our waiter never acknowledged us, he did not introduce himself to us,... More 

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Thank rgr692
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at O'Faolain's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for bringing this to our attention. We strive to make sure all of our guest enjoy their entire experience and we apologize if this was not the case. We would like to make this up to you. Please send us your address so we can send a gift card, and also if you want to stop... More 

Potomac Falls, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Visited in 2011 & had great St. Paddy's day meal! A couple of years later returned & food was inedible! Went again last year & it was good - not great. Hard to rate!

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Thank ritzimitzi
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at O'Faolain's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. We were sorry to hear about the negative experience. We would love to make it up to you. Next time you are in the area stop in and ask for Fiona. She will make sure you are taken care of. Also please instead let us know while you are still at the restaruant if you... More 

Hell, Michigan
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824 reviews
450 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 574 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

Stopped here on a Saturday evening for a late dinner and the bar area was packed with people watching the NFL playoffs and listening to a singer. The server was friendly and for a while we thought she had forgotten about us but she apologized when she returned to our table. The Rosemary lamb burger was delicious with a good... More 

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Thank trbeer
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at O'Faolain's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed your experience. We appreciate your review and hope you have a nice weekend! Thanks again More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

First time here, Route 7 clogged up as usual, at happy hours ordered their wings, crab dip, onion rings plus some kind of beer battered pancake. Though there are only a few patrons at the bar, and none for dinner, this being 5:30, the food took a while, but they arrived piping hot. Nothing to write home about or anything... More 

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201 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

Unfortunately, these types of restaurants are not around like they used to be. Seems these types of restaurants are being replaced by Latin American/South American restaurants. Glad to find O'Faolain's Irish Pub and try them for the first time. Waitress is friendly and attentive. We have a few drinks and eat dinner. The food is very good. Manager hears it's... More 

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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

We love this place. Food is excellent along with the apps and drinks are the top! Great service and atmosphere!!

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Sterling, Virginia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

Drop by O'Faolains Irish Bar and Restaurant with a friend and enjoy a warm welcome from their staff and the many local residents who meet there on a regular basis. Wednesday nights bring in Jeopardy types who gather together in groups for their quiz night, some laughs, choice of drinks, and good old pub grub. Many locals meet Spring through... More 

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Jackson, tn
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168 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Very large Irish Pub with outside seating to include a full bar & flat screen tv's. Fairly extensive menu to include the standard Irish fare of bangers and mash, corned beef, etc. Service is good and the staff courteous. Had a small problem with my meal that was attended to by staff immediately and included a visit from the manager.... More 

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Ocean City, Maryland
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97 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Best and most authentic Irish Pub in Sterling/Herndon/Reston. Most servers are Irish. Ignore the outside appearance which is plain. Inside is charming. Happy Hour is Mon-Sat 3-7pm. $6 Pub Grub includes EXCELLENT Cheeseburger Sliders (3), Beer/Cheese dip with soft pretzels/apples/broccoli, and Irish Devilled eggs (5). Skip the Mushroom Croquettes (mushy inside), Onion Rings (greasy like tempura), and Crab Dip (too... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 1:30 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20921 Davenport Dr, Ste 134, Sterling, VA 20165-6156
    (Route 7 & Palisades Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Sterling
  • Phone Number: +1 703-444-9796
Description
Our menu naturally features many favorite traditional dishes but also reflects contemporary Ireland with its strong European culinary influences. However what the Irish value most in their hospitality is its friendliness.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?