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Shamrock City Pub

$$ - $$$, Irish,
340 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1C3, Canada
+1 709-758-5483
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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Canadian, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
340 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1C3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My dad loves fish and chips. He got them 3 times during his trip to NL and the ones from this restaurant were not food (he said they might be worth the 4.99 special price when o sale). Also they advertise moose nachos, but only...More

Thank Pennygirly
Reviewed 1 week ago

love the irish music, always fun, the food is okay, other then the music, nothing really special, service is okay, little over price for the food.

Thank tmwhung
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered and waited over an hour for our food...the female manager came over and apolized for the wait but we didn't mind, as we struck up a conversation with another couple. My husband went up stairs and was very impressed with this heritage of...More

Thank PeggyR898
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never eaten here only been in during the evening and it is always packed. There is a cover charge after dark so be prepared for that. This is where you will find lots of people out and about for a good time no matter the...More

Thank biancas61886
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're visiting St. John's for the first time, Shamrock City Pub on Water Street is a must. Much like the pubs in Ireland, it's small but quaint and people are very friendly. I haven't eaten here but have gone for a drink and listen...More

Thank Seagoat96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Busted elbow requires surgery - this bathroom step needs to be fixed immediately - I missed the step coming out and went face first - how does a bar get away with a step as soon as you come out the bathroom door - ladies...More

Thank Vacation216259
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Stopped in here based on good reviews, but it didn't live up to expectations. We were charged cover before going in, and once we paid and stepped through the door, we were completely ignored. No one bothered to approach us, no welcome, nothing. We tried...More

1  Thank ChelseaLCanuck
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Just happened to be wandering by here on a Friday afternoon, saw they had a special on for Fish & Chips. Food was great, generous portion. Beer was cold , service just OK. I would return

Thank BAlanO_YQT
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Shamrock City is a fun and lively small pub with a great atmosphere and wonderful service! The live music is always high energy and represents the Irish roots In Newfoundland. If you’re only in St. John’s for a short time, this is the pub to...More

Thank Sharzanne
Reviewed August 1, 2018

We didn't eat here, just stopped in when we heard great music from the street - lots of Irish atmosphere and lots of fun!

Thank Faye H
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May 5, 2018|
Response from Anonymous1234art | Reviewed this property |
No this pub doesn't take any reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Canadian, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 340 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-758-5483
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Great local and Irish fare with great service. Live music nightly featuring the best of Newfounland folk and Irish musicians. Owned by D'Arcy Broderick, formerly of Irish Descendents and Fables bands.
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