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“Reliably excellent food and service” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Old Brogue

The Old Brogue
Ranked #2 of 32 Restaurants in Great Falls
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Great Falls VA
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3 reviews
“Reliably excellent food and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

OB is our go-to restaurant which we visit a couple of times a month; always good food and fast, friendly service. Also outstanding Manhattans!

Visited December 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Lexington, South Carolina
Level Contributor
96 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“Friendly neighborhood pub”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

A little off the beaten path, but welcoming once you find it. Standard pub food with a twist. We wandered in on a Wednesday night to find they had a prime rib special and 25% off wine, a really nice surprise. They have seating out front during the warmer months and a nice back patio. During the cooler months the back patio has roll down plastic walls/windows and a couple of gas fireplaces that keep it toasty warm. After several visits I have never had a bad meal and the prices are reasonable.

Turn the menu over to the back and see how long the employees have been around. Turnover is low and the service is good because of it. I've seen reviews talk about lousy service when they get busy, but that is what tends to happen in a pub when it is wall to wall people. Relax and enjoy the evening.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Fairfax, Virginia
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111 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Old Brogue - Good Food, Friendly Atmosphere & Efficient Service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

My family and I went to the Old Brogue for the first time on a Monday night. We are not particularly Irish food fans, so we had pasta, salads & soup. All were excellent. The service staff for efficient and friendly. We will return. The only "complaint" is that it was somewhat hard to find on a dark winter night as it is at the back of a shopping and office complex.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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McLean, Virginia
2 reviews
“Friendly, welcoming, relaxed enjoyment”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

This pub is a standard destination in our neighborhood for drinks, lunch, dinner, and casual meetings, The food is good and consistent. I always enjoy it.

Visited November 2012
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virginia
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“a gem of a restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

The Old Brogue is a unique restaurant. The food and service are consistently good. The menu is not your usual chain restaurant fare. The Wednesday evening prime rib special is excellent. For those of us who are not big meat eaters, there is a large selection of fish, shellfish, and salads. The Brogue is the one restaurant where we can bring guests, and know that no matter what their food preferences, they will have a fabulous meal.

Visited December 2012
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