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O'Connor's Public House

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324 S Main St, Rochester, Michigan, Rochester, MI 48307-2030
+1 248-608-2537
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Tue 11:00 - 00:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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New Albany, Ohio
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204 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
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 2 helpful votes
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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110 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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
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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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Nice Irish pub, great service and servers. My wife had the dipper sandwich and I had the Celtic Reuben sandwich with sweet potato fries. Her au jus was not the greatest, but she enjoyed her sandwich and fries. I loved my Reuben with the sweet potato fries. Had a good time

Thank Ludger H
Rochester, Michigan
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The food is great, service is good but we cringe when we see the singer setting up! The singing is awful. Nothing but LOUD 'wailing' while strumming the guitar.

Thank MichelleLynn586
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Party of 10 dined at O'Connors prior to Meadowbrook theatre. Service was outstanding. Our server, Ashley, was very knowledgeble about menu items. Happy hour drink prices until 6. Varied reviews on food items: Salmon OConner, very good as was the calamari and Guiness Stew. Corned beef and cabbage, just good. Chicken Pot Pie, so so. Service was very good, table... More 

Thank mmsoko

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
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 48307-2030
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?