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Reviewed March 6, 2024 via mobile

Great spot for good pub food with some drinks couple pools tables to shoot some free pool good atmosphere food is excellent with good specials each night

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed September 5, 2022

Best Philly cheese steak (open faced) we’ve ever had. The waffle fries tossed with fresh garlic butter, topped with freshly grated parm cheese like a winter storm on top. Sticky toffee dessert was where I wanted to be stranded forever. Staff was professional, attentive and...proactively provided service our entire time.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed May 28, 2022

Two for dinner on a busy Friday night. We were seated quickly and had drinks in our hand in a blink. My brides Caesar with grilled chicken came in a serving bowl designed to feed a family, but she managed to nearly finish it. My...liver & onions (& bacon) was the best I think I've ever had. Everything was washed down with an ice cold draft and glass of red wine, at a price so reasonable that it made us check the bill to see if they missed something. Great service, friendly staff, quality food at a reasonable price. Why can't all restaurants pull this off ?More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed April 7, 2022 via mobile

We stopped in and were very pleasantly surprised. We got the Date Night Special and there was so much food! It was nice to see staff wearing masks. Service was great, food was excellent, great value!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed March 25, 2022

I have been dining at Matty O’Shea’s many times since moving to Smith Falls. They have great deals on Thursday for date night. In the last two months, we went 3 times. The first two times, I ordered a burger on Gluten Free bun and...fries. No problem and food was good. The bun was from a local store in Perth which I recognized. Third trip, I was eating my same order (mostly because burgers are the only GF option) and halfway through I realized I was sick already and noticed that the bun was NOT the same bun that I had been served the previous two times. It was a white regular bun. The server came over and agreed it was NOT the Gf bun, took it back to kitchen but kitchen staff said it was. I informed them that the two previous times I had been, they served the Purest buns from Perth (which is multigrain) and this bun is absolutely not GF and it’s white. The server confirmed that they had NOT changed the GF buns but continued to assert that the kitchen said it’s a Gf one. Now, the reality is that the bun was obviously not gluten free and instead of simply apologizing and acknowledging the error, they gaslighted me into trying to say it was gluten free. As a someone with Celiac’s, my body reacts IMMEDIATELY when someone isn’t GF so I knew it wasn’t. I know mistakes happen and that’s OK, but just own up to it and apologize. They continued to argue with me even as I had to run out of the restaurant to get sick. Just wish they had more compassion. If someone had a peanut allergy and went into anaphylactic shock, you wouldn’t argue and say “nope it was peanut free!” Please be cautious if you are celiac eating here.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed July 19, 2021

You got to try their Sheppard's pie! This restaurant offers the best of both worlds, a small sports bar feel on one side of the restaurant with a family-friendly vibe on the other side! By far my favourite place to eat in Smiths Falls.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed October 19, 2020

I’ve ordered take out a few times and have been pleased. Caesar salad has real bacon and is generous. This time I had fish and Caesar salad. The fish was huge and cooked to perfection with lemon and tartar sauce (Which I believe was home...made). My husband had a burger with cartelized onions and a garden salad side. He loved it! We look forward to ordering again. Thank youMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 28, 2020

Great food and very friendly service! The food was so delicious and the Parmesan waffle fries are a must try

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 15, 2020 via mobile

1) Owner/Manager very accommodating 2) pool room and darts 3) great Irish chips and natchos Enjoy !!

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 10, 2020

Probably the best burger I've had in a long time. Hot fries, cold beer, great service. I'll definitely be back

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 12, 2020 via mobile

Super friendly service and accommodating, food was excellent. Had the fish and chips and husband had the poutine, it really was fantastic. Will definitely return when we’re back in Smiths Falls!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed February 16, 2020

Known for it's great service and fantastic portions. You and your group will not go hungry eating in the restraunt.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 30, 2019 via mobile

Stopped in here on a trip to Ottawa, was surprised to find such a great pub. Fiance had pizza and loved it, crisp crust, plenty of fresh toppings. I had the chicken ranch sandwich, it may be one of the best sandwiches I've ever eaten....But the best thing was the fries, they're thick cut nice and crispy and cooked perfect. Can't go wrong with Matty O'Shea'sMore

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 29, 2019

Had the Philly steak, all was good and everyone at our table ( 6 of us) were very happy with their meal. Prices are reasonable and definitely would recommend to others.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed June 19, 2019 via mobile

We had burger and sandwiches which where good, but they came with the best waffel fries we ate in months! Service was very friendly and fast.

Date of visit: June 2019
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4