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“Pleasant surprise”

D'arcy McGee's Irish Pub
Ranked #75 of 2,726 Restaurants in Ottawa
Price range: $7 - $18
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
Description: Get the proper pub experience. We balance Irish-inspired dishes and North American classics. We’ve perfected the pub staple, Fish & Chips, and make our pies and pastry in-Pub. Try our fresh burgers like the legendary Guinness® Burger, with your pint of Guinness® of course!
Irondequoit, New York
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Pleasant surprise”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2014

During a downpour we found refuge in this pub near Parliament Hill. We expected a tourist trap but choices were few. We were pleasantly surprised. Irish style dividers between the tables, large beer selection, and good reasonably priced Irish food. The Shepard's pie was very good.

Visited July 2014
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Northern Ireland
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Decent Pub Grub!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2014

Called in here one night when on a visit to Ottawa recently.

The bar was packed, however we were seated quickly and service was quick. Good choice on the menu and good selection of drinks.

I opted for the 2 piece fish and chips. When it arrived it looked and tasted good, and the potion was a decent size.

If you are looking for something more upmarket then this is not the place for you, however if you want decent pub grub, then its worth a try!

  • Visited June 2014
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233 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
“Nice place in the heart of Ottawa.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is a very friendly and active place in the heart of Ottawa.

You can sit outside on a nice day or night.

Our food was good and the service was top notch.

Visited May 2014
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Ottawa, Canada
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Excellent Food And Service!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Man, where to start? We were looking for a place that was open late on a Wednesday and stumbled across this gem. We were unsure what to expect as we had basically just wandered in randomly. We basically fell in love instantly! Great great atmosphere! If you are a pub fan then you will love this place. We were not only impressed by how knowledgeable and friendly out waitress was,but with how HUGE their drink menu was. Being a craft beer snob I was thrilled to see their *wide* selection of craft brews. And the food! Honestly one of the best pot pies I have ever tasted (seafood). Overall an awesome place. Will return without a doubt next time we're in Ottawa

Visited July 2014
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London, On
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248 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Good food, good drinks”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2014

Right at the top of Sparks St. this was one of the few places open Sunday afternoon, with a patio, the Canada Day weekend!
Snack foods, and drinks were both very nice and reasonably priced for the location. The patio had a good amount of shade and service was very friendly although menus took a bit of time to come.

Visited June 2014
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