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“Fun place!”

Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant
Ranked #6 of 300 Restaurants in Aurora
Cuisines: American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
St. Louis metro area
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fun place!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2013

Good food and great atmosphere. Enjoyed my first boxty (potato pancake) with chicken and veggies. Recommend it to anyone looking for a restaurant in the downtown area.

Visited June 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Atlanta, Georgia
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Acceptable”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

Had lunch on outdoor deck, which is a fun option in addition to large main room and smaller back room. The deck overlooks the Fox River and the Hollywood Casino, a nice view. There also used to be very private "booths" on the west side of the establishment which were also great but those were not available this time.

Seating was quick and waitress was as prompt as she could be. Staffing was a bit light and she covered indoor and outdoor areas. Our group had a variety of salads, boxty and burgers, which were all solid. This was 3rd time at Ballydoyle - I like the atmosphere #1, location #2, and food is #3.

Visited August 2012
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Aurora, IL, USA
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152 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“More like a German beerhall.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2013

Decent enough food. The huge dining room lacks warmth and ambiance and is very loud. Look for the back rooms and the snugs where it's a little more like an Irish pub. The boxty and burgers are very good.

Visited February 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Cool Building Terrible service”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2013

It is not often that a bar is the size of city block. The location and set up is really cool. However the service here is unacceptable. Whoever runs this place must make a ton of money because this bar has been grossly understaffed for years. A new low at lunch on a Saturday when tables were filled with dirty dishes. Saw multiple groups of people moving dirty dishes from one table to another just to have a place to sit. That is disgusting.

  • Visited April 2013
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“"Lunch Time"”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2013

My wife and I stop here often for lunch during the week. Always quiet, good food and excellent service.

  • Visited April 2013
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