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Daniel O'Connell's Irish Restaurant and Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Irish Egg Roll
braised corned beef, green cabbage, Irish Cheddar & a honey mustard dip
Scotch Egg
House ground pork sausage, boiled egg, panko fried with honey mustard for dipping
Calamari Rings
Cooked golden brown with a medley of Peppadew sweet chilies and carrots served with chipotle dipping sauce and a lime wedge
Dublin Nachos
housemade chips, smokey chili beef, Monterey jack cheddar, sour cream, jalapenos, Pico de Gallo and guacamole
House Made Hummus
Garbanzo, tahini, lemon & herbs with pita and veggies
Crispy Chicken Wings
choice of house made hot sauce, BBQ or sweet chili with ranch or blue cheese
Steamed Mussels
White wine, shallots, garlic, fine herbs & toasted baguette
Cheese Plate
Chef's selection of cheeses, Irish mustard, fruit compote, homemade brown bread and Irish crackers
Crispy Fried Oysters
Virginia oysters, cornmeal crust, homemade coleslaw, Chesapeake aioli
Sink into our comfortable surroundings in our truly unique atmosphere. View our mesmerizing array of Irish historical antiques and stroll through four ancient Irish bars with blazing fires. Enjoy the company of our warm Irish staff and meet the lovely people of Old Town. At Daniel O'Connell's, every balcony, nook and cranny has a story to tell and we invite you to learn about them while indulging in the bold and exciting culinary delights originally from modern Ireland.
US$15 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Irish, Bar, Pub, American
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food and service were good here, but the live music was so loud that we could hardly bare to stay.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Czechannuk
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My sister and I went in ,while we were shopping, for a drink or two. The beer is nice and cold but when I noticed on the menu there was an Irish Mule made with Jameson, we tried those. And now that’s my new favorite...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank tracyd908
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hit the bar on a very cold November day and found the BEST Irish Coffees and a bartender who knew the bar scene all across the metro area. Great fun! We ordered bar food (which I don't much remember--we were too busy trying to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kbporterfield
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelers to my hometown often are struck by the Irish heritage here. There are a handful of Irish pubs, but the best is O'Connels. Intimate -- best seat is a booth at the front window; pubby -- sitting at the front bar will quickly make...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This pub has the bet Shepherd’s pie around and Irish brown bread served along side. You can sit by a wood fire while you throw back the pints of Guinness. I like to pop in at less crowded times and just enjoy an afternoon at...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank AonMileFailte
Reviewed February 12, 2019

We stopped in for lunch. Ordered the Shepherd's pie and fish and chips. Neither of the dishes wowed us, pretty ordinary. The restaurant had a nice decor, as most Irish places do. We were lucky to sit at a window seat so we could see...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank norskies
Reviewed January 22, 2019

We stopped in here because I was the one mostly hungry - he had a few tastings from the fisherman's wharf earlier in the day - yummy - so I got the fish and chips - amazing huge piece of fish and great homemade tartar...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BRBE001
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

We love going her fort many cozy lunches and dinners in thr cold months. Has many great books for privacy and lots of fireplaces. We really enjoy it there. Food is great too.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MWRVer
Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

Visited O’Connell’s with a friend for drinks and appetizers and sat at the bar. The bartender on our end was not very attentive, and definitely not friendly. It was like he was bothered that we wanted to order food. Was a disappointing experience for our...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

The food and drinks were wonderful. I felt like I was in Ireland. If you are ever in that area, stop by and try it out. I think you would love it.

Date of visit: November 2018
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