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“AMAZING food!”
Review of Meehan's Irish Pub

Meehan's Irish Pub
Ranked #48 of 584 Restaurants in St. Augustine
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Irish
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Good for: Scenic view, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Eat, Drink, and be Irish! You'll always have a wonderful time at Meehan's, located on the waterfront in downtown Saint Augustine, FL. Meehan's Irish Pub & Seafood House is the place for locals and visitors to feel right at home in our comfortable traditional Irish Pub, Backyard or Johnny's Oyster Bar. Have a pint, swap a story, and stay for dinner. Traditional Irish food and signature seafood dishes are our specialty including, Corned Beef & Cabbage, Fish & Chips, and Shepherd's Pie. We have a variety of burgers and sandwiches, as well as a raw seafood bar and local seafood favorites. Try one of our signature dishes - Bangers & Mash, a popular dish, as well as, the Seafood Tower. Johnny's Oyster Bar upstairs has a full bar and a fabulous deck where you can overlook the Matanzas River while you dine. Join us in our "Backyard" at our Island Cafe & Tropical Bar for a Caribbean style menu and atmosphere. The pints are cold but the welcome is always warm, come join us anytime at Meehan's Irish Pub & Seafood House.
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“AMAZING food!”
Reviewed April 2, 2013

Amazing food!

My husband loves Guinness & I’m happy to let him indulge in a wee taste but I generally don’t like Irish pub food. Meehan’s is the exception that proves the rule. OMG the food was outstanding! The beef & stout stew was tender and creamy. The Rubens were huge & piled high with tender corned beef on think slaps of pumpernickel / rye bread. My beggars’ purse made with chicken, pesto & root vegetables in a cream sauce wrapped in the flakiest buttery puff pastry was a little bit of heaven here on earth.

The stained glass windows and dark woods reminded me of the pubs in Ireland. The bathrooms are upstairs, just like in Ireland and are not well designed. You get hit with the door when you try to wash your hands & it’s tough to get into the stalls. Again, just like Ireland. lol

If anything could be improved it would be the stuffing on the benches in the booths. The springs are shot. Once you sit, you sink about 6 inches, but you end up floating on a cloud of blissful delirium once you taste the delicious food. It was soooo good it even made up for the fact that – just like in Ireland – the wines available by the glass were uninteresting.

  • Visited March 2013
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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Nice setting, service variable”
Reviewed April 2, 2013

The food here is excellent with a wide and varied menu. There is a front deck facing the bay, an indoor section and a rear garden area. The garden area has heaters in the middle of some of the tables, but on the several occasions we have been, there seems to have been a propane shortage.
Service during the day is sharp and attentive, but the evenings always appear to be understaffed.

Visited April 2013
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Chuluota
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“Great Whiskey Drinks”
Reviewed March 28, 2013

I read about this place on TripAdvisor. Is a great place to drink, eat, and people watch. The server recommended this one drink made with whiskey, ginger ale, & something else; forgot! Very good! Their fries are delicious, too.

Visited March 2013
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St. Augustine, FL
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“Love this place!”
Reviewed March 27, 2013

We're locals, so we tend to go back to the places that we like the most and this is one of them. We love sitting outside on the bay front and people watch. The food is great...and so are the drinks.

Visited January 2013
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Goose Creek, South Carolina
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“Good Sandwiches”
Reviewed March 26, 2013

We stopped in for a late lunch on a cold day. We waited for 5-10 minutes for an inside table. My Husband had the corn beef and I had the French dip, both were excellent. The hand cut fries were the best We have ever eaten. We will return.

Visited March 2013
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