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“Many a Marriage Results” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Old Brogue

The Old Brogue
Ranked #2 of 33 Restaurants in Great Falls
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Washington, DC
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126 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Many a Marriage Results”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2013

A fine place to meet, greet and socialize. Back in the day, they had a crab night, now long gone. But the kitchen continues to deliver a solid Irish plate, such as corned beef and cabbage.

As a single guy with a 9-5 and a side gig about full-time, this place fed me my supper and provided entertainment for years. Being observed as a known quantity by my then-future mate helped make for a confident and relaxed introduction.

Great mix of Au Pairs, locals, builders, politicians, refugees from Tyson's Corner and every other possible type. Even the owner's brother will take a drink every now and then.

If you love music and would rather spend an evening out, as opposed to being home, this is an entirely adequate public house. A treasure, really.

Visited November 2012
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English first
Bethesda, Maryland
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119 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Erin Go Bragh!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2013

We had dinner on the St. Paddy's Day weekend and enjoyed ourselves greatly. The Guinness was good, the food (I had Derry Chicken Pie which we all thought was the best dish) was excellent, and the Irish music was fun. We topped it off with Irish Coffee (yes, there was Whiskey in the Jar:)

We recommend for a good Irish pub experience here in America.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Reston, Virginia
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“This place is always good and a fun place to be.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2013

Good variety of food and good quality. Try the Derry Chicken Pie or the Guinness Beef Pie. Yum.
Good variety of beer and the bartenders know their business. The musical acts are always top notch.

It's just a fun place to be.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2013

Nice restaurant in Great Falls with good food and beer - fun place to go with friends to relax and have a cool time. Love their burgers and fries!

Visited October 2012
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Haymarket, Virginia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent find in Great Fall VA”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2013

The Old Brogue Pub in the village of Great Falls, Va, was a surprise after a day of hiking
in the area. Excellent food and friendly staff made for a great afternoon. Many traditional Irish dishes and brews are available in an intimate atmosphere. It's a bit off the beaten path but worth the search. Our visit was in early January 2013.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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