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O'Neill's Bar and Restaurant

#167 of 1,975 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
South City Centre
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub
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2 Suffolk Street, Dublin D02KX03, Ireland
+353 1 679 3656
08:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 08:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 00:30
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was looking for a restaurant with good Irish food/selection and fun atmosphere - found both at O'Neill's. Menu includes both dishes "To Order" and those from a cafeteria-style selection. Group of four, three had cafeteria style orders and one did ordering - short wait on cafeteria style and 30 min wait on order (which is clearly stated on the menu),... More 

1 Thank Chris421421
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was perfect from the service to the food to the atmosphere. Seafood chowder is to die for, but share between two as it's super rich and hearty!

2 Thank Belle L
Belfast, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here many times. The food is lovely and the staff are friendly. Great place to visit and spend time after shopping.

2 Thank Explorer186470
Hillsboro, United States
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60 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First Irish meal in Dublin and it was fantastic! Located near Trinity College this bar/restaurant was a great experience. Grab a menu find a seat and then help your self to a cafeteria style food experience. Grab a tray and tell the server behind the counter your items of choice. I happen to choose the Irish stew and they gave... More 

2 Thank Allan K
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub, great staff and great breakfast! The menu choice was very varied from the traditional full Irish, to pancakes, to poached eggs with spinach and ham. All washed down with a perfect pint of the black stuff. My only advice is to book as it was very busy and many were turnt away.

1 Thank Jackie G
Ciudad de México, México
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to taste traditional Irish food, you should go and try it here. There is a kind of buffet in which you select your dishes and it is not expensive. The Irish Stew is delicious and huge!

2 Thank Emmanuel A
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here every night of our stay in Dublin. The pub is usually quite busy so finding a table is a bit of a sport. But we always found one. Once you get your table, line up at the carvery and browse the evening's menu as you wait. Certain items are there every night, and certain items change daily.... More 

2 Thank sskgrl
nice france
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This bar is certainly popular and the bar service is efficient. But, we never got a table, never got to see a hostess. When we asked about food the bar tender pointed us in the direction of a sort of buffet or something where you order and bring it to your table. Couldn't figure that out, so had a drink... More 

1 Thank Adriene M
Wirral, England
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered 4 breakfasts and we were given our toast with no cutlery & side plates. The breakfasts then came 25 mins later and some items were missing and some items were cold. No tea & coffee was brought over until we had to go and ask.

2 Thank broomylar
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325 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We managed to fit in a stop again at O'Neill's for a nice lunch. The food is always top notch. My husband took an Irish breakfast and is still singing its praises and I had a huge hearty burger and chips. The atmosphere here is great every time I manage to come back.

1 Thank cosybabes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Buffet, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 00:30
08:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Suffolk Street, Dublin D02KX03, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 3656

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?