Typical "Cheers" style bar and grill...where everybody knows your name. Good drinks, decent typical pub eats...great burgers...friendly, accommodating staff and atmosphere.
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If you're looking for a warm,inviting local restaurant; this is the place. Service is warm and friendly. The food is always good,not sophisticated but good basic fare. The atmosphere is warm but can get a little hectic at peak periods
Stopped in after the Met game and waited about an hour for a table for two. The waitress was overwhelmed and did her best, but a table of 12 unruly 30 somethings were really giving her the business. I felt bad for her and let...More
New ownership in the last couple of years has given a renewed sense of purpose to this Irish cottage of a pub, nestled in one of Woodside's busiest corners. Good stiff drinks, nice selection,friendly staff, hearty pub grub fare, including the really good burgers, shepard's...More
We have been here many times. The drinks flow, the food is pretty good and they always treat you right. It's a little dated, but that's the charm of this place. Would recommend it.
I started coming here in 1998, when I first moved to Woodside. At the time, it was an authentic Irish pub in what was then a heavily Irish neighborhood. When the place was sold, I figured it would go downhill and it did, but slowly....More
A decent lunch and drink spot. It is just a tad dark inside, but the food is decent and the drinks are fine. Especially the 11am to 6 pm happy hour. Service is ok, could be friendlier, but typical of most of the Irish themed...More
Donovan's is an old-school Irish bar that hasn't changed much in recent decades. (That being said, it's in Woodside, the diversity capital of the world, and everybody is welcome there.) One constant over the years is the hamburger: every year it's ranked among the best...More
My friends took me there for dinner. We had a fun time sitting at the bar and eating wings. Yummy. A helpful barman who suggested which wings we should choose. A nice selection of beers, mostly European, but they have a few local choices. No...More