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O'Connor's Public House

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324 S Main St, Rochester, Michigan, Rochester, MI 48307
+1 248-608-2537
11:00 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Tue 11:00 - 00:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Authentic Irish menu! I I wish they still had the brunch buffet. Nothing on the menu is bad. Watch the chips, they are addicting. We have even had a shower here in the back room. Nothing like the Irish!

Thank tsdulapa
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped in o'connors for a drink after shopping on a Saturday afternoon. We weren't hungry and just wanted a beverage. That was perfectly fine with the waitress. We later decided to split an appetizer and decided to try the cheese board. It was excellent! Could have served 4. We will definitely be back!

1 Thank Patricia B
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326 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The atmosphere is gaelic and comfortable. The staff is first class. The food (with lots of choices) is amazing. I was here for a pre-wedding party and everyone had a great time. The waitstaff did a very competent job of handling everyone's individual orders. I had the Guiness Stew and would recommend it highly! It's right in the center of... More 

Thank Dave J
New Albany, Ohio
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188 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

This restaurant has found its niche. Irish fun and food for sure, but with a fantastic chef who can prepare more than traditional Irish fare. Loud and raucous at times, but infectious. One of the best reuben sandwiches around. You cannot help but have a good time when here. Brunch is outstanding. Good bourbon choices at the bar with giant... More 

Thank ST23
Keego Harbor, Michigan
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The food was phenomenal and as near as I can tell very authentic. Our server Rachel was great, very attentive, and knowledgeable. Thank you guys for a great night on our anniversary! Keep good coming.

1 Thank Matt C
Utica, Michigan
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is an Irish restaurant with decent food and drinks. The menu is quite standard. The scotch egg is very good.

Thank EdShelby
Sykesville, Maryland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We love this place! Second time here and everything we've had has been fresh and delicious. Fish and chips tonight were the best we've had in a long long time. Nachos were phenomenal but be warned - enough for a meal...or two! Waitstaff courteous and quick to seat us and take our order. Highly recommend.

Thank Wendy N
Warren, Michigan
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in with a visiting English friend after walking about the town in sweltering heat. Friendly place. Good service. Best scotch eggs!

Thank Desertrose854
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Excellent service and staff. Great new menu. Great at holiday time since the staff dresses up. I love to see this. Great entertainment too. A great evening out. Bloody Mary Bar is a BIG Plus! The O'Connor sauce on the burger is great too.

Thank Lynne M
Rochester, Michigan, United States
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have lived in Rochester for six years and had yet to visit this restaurant. Now we know why.... Although the selection was good, the food was horrible. My husband ordered the Shepard's pie which was undercooked. When we mentioned this to the manager, she argued with us. The restaurant may have done the right thing by... More 

1 Thank Heather B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, British
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 324 S Main St, Rochester, Michigan, Rochester, MI 48307
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 248-608-2537
Established in 2005.O'Connor's was designed and built by the Prairie Pub Company, one of only five Guinness approved authentic Irish pub builders in the world. The finished pub was shipped to the States and reassembled in the historical downtown district of Rochester Michigan.Stop by and enjoy some of the of history in this Irish pub. Some particular items to take special notice of are the floor located in the main bar area dating back more than 140 years, also the the stone wall separating the dinning area from the bar was once an exterior wall, now recovered offering a soft rustic feel. You will also notice stain glass and wrought iron in the pub which was harvested from crumbling churches through out Ireland.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?