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“FUN!!!!!!!”

O'Sullivans Irish Pub & Restaurant
Ranked #76 of 348 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Irish
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed December 6, 2011

This place is the real deal!!! The staff is mostly Irish and they consistently have Irish bands playing almost every night.

Come in for the food specials and drink specials-each month is something different. And the patio is the best in Carlsbad with lots of locals who are very friendly!

I always have a great time in here!!

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Reviewed October 16, 2011

This place has a lot of promise from outside, and, upon entering, you are greeted promptly and courteously. There is a good selection of tap and bottled beers. This is where the honeymoon ends. The tables are small and crowded together, except for a few in the back, on the dance floor in front of a small stage. There is a menu with lots of options, but people in our party stuck with traditional Irish fare; bangers and mash and fish-and-chips. Neither was very good. The fish was heavily breaded and the quality of the fish itself was poor. The fries were soggy. The person in our party who ordered the bangers and mash was also unsatisfied with the quality of the meal. This appears to be a bar with live music on the weekends, with food as an afterthought. If you're looking for a bar, this might be a good choice. If you're looking for dinner, go elsewhere.

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Reviewed September 27, 2010

The food is excellent. Try the early bird specials froom 4 - 6. The Fish and Chips and the Bangers and Mash are 11 bucks and worth every penny. The Curry Chips are also good. The bar also has excellent entertainment on the weekend. They have traditional Irish music, as well as an open mic night. Very cute, fun place, with above average service.

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Thank Mel221
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Reviewed May 22, 2010

Good drinks, helpful servers and waiters does not make up for very average food at about for average prices. This has so much promise on the menu, but the dishes are average to disappointing.
I would stay with the appetizers and drink heartily!

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Thank t2bones
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Reviewed April 11, 2010

What a gem! We were very happy to find O'Sullivan's Irish Pub during our vacation in Carlsbad. The setting is perfectly charming and relaxing and the service was incredibly friendly and professional. This turned out to be a great place to have dinner with our two young children. We enjoyed authentic Irish fare (bangers and mash!), great drinks, and overall a wonderful evening.

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