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“Great Food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of O'Sullivans Irish Pub & Restaurant

O'Sullivans Irish Pub & Restaurant
Ranked #83 of 335 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
NJ
Level Contributor
41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2012

This place has great Irish food and a nice selection of beer. I had the Shepards Pie which tasted great and was very filling. My coworkers also liked their food.

Visited February 2012
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English first
Escondido, CA
Level Contributor
89 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Nice Pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2012

Right on Grand in downtown Escondido, this pub is fun to go to and has a very nice menu. My favorite is the Mango Turkey Burger -- yum! Live music sometimes too.

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Thank CARedflame
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San Diego, California
Level Contributor
55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“FUN!!!!!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles 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!!

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank TravelTime619
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Boise, Idaho
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“With all the good restaurants in Carlsbad, pass on this one.”
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

  • Visited October 2011
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Thank hangdawg
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california
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A great choice. This place has it all.”
5 of 5 bubbles 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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