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“Guiness Lamb Stew is Amazing”
Review of Jimmy Flynn's Celtic Snug - CLOSED

Jimmy Flynn's Celtic Snug
Price range: $8 - $20
Cuisines: Irish
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Jimmy Flynn's Celtic Snug is the coziest place on White Rock beach and the best place to enjoy a relaxing pint while taking in the breathtaking views of White Rock beach. With a focus on delicious fresh Irish comfort food & the freshest pints of beer on White Rock beach Jimmy Flynn's Celtic Snug is a home away from home. There are no strangers here, only friends you haven't met.
Reviewed September 10, 2012

We dined at Jimmy's for breakfast and enjoyed it so much we make the trek back in the evening for dinner. My husband had the Guiness Lamb Stew in a breadbowl. After having a taste, I wished I had ordered it as well. The waitress gave us incredible service, which we hadn't experienced at the other places in White Rock. She recommended Jimmy Flynn's private cellar red blend wine, which was pretty reasonable, and quite delicious. We sat on the deck and enjoyed the view and promenade of cruisers. The waitress encouraged us to relax, enjoy our wine and view. Every place else felt like they couldn't wait for us to leave so they could seat more people.

Nice job joining value, service, and good quality! We will make the trek from Bellingham this winter just for a bowl of your yummy stew!

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Thank coyotesong
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Reviewed July 4, 2012

Loved the view of the pier and how quaint the pub was. Fresh cold reasonably priced beer and very good halibut. $50 gets you two entres a pop and two beers.

Thank Melissa B
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Reviewed July 2, 2012

At Jimmy Flynn's for dinner last night, we had seats outside and were able to enjoy the fresh seabreeze and the sunshine. Unfortunately, that was the best thing about the dining experience.

After reading reviews we thought we'd go out of our way to travel to White Rock and try the Snug. I ordered the Clubhouse, my wife the one-piece Halibut and Chips. Clubhouse was good, the aioli on the sandwich was good and the chicken cooked nicely. It was however, just good - not great. My wife's fish was among the worst she'd ever had, very small piece and the batter was soggy - not what you expect in a fish-and-chips haven like White Rock. French fries were good, as was the beer and the service.

Overall, a very average experience and a dissapointment given what we'd read from other reviewers. Had heard that the breakfasts were good but we won't be making the trip to try them based on our experience last evening,

We won't be returning - there are a myriad of restaurants along the waterfront that we'll try in search of better food.

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Thank AbbyEmptyNesters
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Reviewed July 1, 2012

Good atmosphere, my husband enjoyed a well kept draught Guiness. The food was very tasty indeed and reasonably priced. Would be our first choice again for a meal if we made a return visit to White Rock.

Thank William D
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Reviewed June 7, 2012

Stopped in for dinner - the men had fish 'n' chips (1 in Panko crust & 1 in beer batter) - I sampled the beer batter fish & nice light good fresh fish! Great batter coating! I had the salad which had lots of blue cheese crumble - yum!

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Thank 4Laura
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