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The Blarney Stone Public House

$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub, American
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715 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5903
+1 540-371-7468
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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King George, Virginia
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145 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

We stopped in after a long road trip and were welcomed with great beer and Irish food. There is a restaurant in the front and a bar in the back with live music. If we were not tired from our trip we would have stayed hours.

Thank John S
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

Waitress was friendly but the food was terrible. I had a Caesar salad chicken sandwich and the chicken was rubbery and the sandwich had no flavor. Will not go back.

Thank Marjie D
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2015

True Irish food so folks not accustomed may find the breads and desserts not to their liking. We've eaten there many times and I've only had one occasion that the Shepherds Pie was more potato than meat and vegetables.

Thank MamaZ13
Ellicott City, Maryland
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2015

My husband ordered a Smithwick's beer which was fine. I ordered a chardonnay wine. It was undrinkable. I took it back to the bartender (still a full glass) and asked to change my selection. The bartender said I couldn't switch drinks but could order another drink. I ordered a Pinot Grigio of the same low quality wine brand. Paid for... More 

Thank HauntedTraveler100
Arroyo Grande
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2015

Had a couple pints of Guinness and the Irish eggrolls, which were delish. Two other people at the bar ordered them and they got rave reviews all around. Owner attempting to create an authentic, quality atmosphere and I enjoyed my lunch. No complaints!

Thank Kelly W
Louisville, Kentucky
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

There are 'Irish Pubs' dotting the landscape that lack real authenticity. This is a pleasant surprise in an unassuming space. True Irish melt in your mouth bangers with the most amazing, garlicky mash! The Shepherds pie has amazing flavor topped with the mash, huge portion. You'll love the the Irish stew. Definitely a local favorite, and we'll be returning often.

Thank Dragonz F
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stopped here on Valentines evening, just to rest our feet after a long day walking and shopping in Downtown Fxburg. Had the Irish Apple and an appetizer. The drink was absolutely amazing! I was blown away. The service at The Blarney Stone really is friendly, quick and not intrusive. The atmosphere was very good, what I expected from an... More 

Thank divinegaea
charlottesville, va
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78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2015

We tried this restaurant for lunch after church and were not impressed with our meals. The food was ok and the service was decent but for the price there are many other options in downtown Fredericksburg that I would suggest.

Thank momoftwo03
Northern VA
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72 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2015

We went here as a last minute decision because we didn't want to go to another chain restaurant. We had friendly service. Loved the shepherds pie and the chicken wings were DELICIOUS! The smaller pie is plenty or get a regular sized one to share - we had a lot of left overs. It's not fancy but it's a nice,... More 

Thank tadamsRN
Washington DC
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2014

Very disappointed. I will definitely not return. We received a mediocre meal for lunch and a bill for approximately $30. Without my permission, our server Christopher H decided to give himself a $15 tip. When the bill came I surrendered the debit card and Chris returned with 3 copies of the receipt. One was the itemized list of what were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 715 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5903
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-371-7468

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