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Jimmy's Old Town Tavern

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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697 Spring St, Herndon, VA 20170-5125
+1 703-435-5467
11:00 - 01:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:30
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Edmonton, Canada
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really good ambiance. The restaurant has lots of special events coming up so there's lots to come back for. Food was very good and the fries were especially delicious. We liked that they had the option for keilbasa and pierogis is a nice alternative to french fried, so we both got different sides. Fish fry on Friday nights and the... More 

Thank Planatoid
Pennsylvania’s Endless Mountains, Pennsylvania
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91 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My brother lived in Buffalo while going to college so I visited him a lot and we always had to get the local pubs beef weck. Had the beef weck which is thin sliced beef on on Salted, round roll with a side of ajuus. Good stuff and the fries were really good also. Would go back and will on... More 

Thank timothysT1867XK
Wausau, Wisconsin
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82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Outstanding Friday night fish fry amid St Patricks day fun! Wonderful service and attention to detail in a friendly pub atmosphere. Fish portions were huge and prepared to perfection. Prices very reasonable and served by attentive, friendly, knowledgeable wait staff. About as good as it gets-take it from this experienced Wisconsin tavern fish fry goer- Jimmy's does it right!

Thank coptrdrivr
Marbury, Maryland
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52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Amazing Buffalo NY favorite sandwich. Their horseradish is weak but if you double it makes it close to the Hungarian horseradish we had back in NY. Simply amazing. Cheer Jimmy's you did it right. I will be back any time I need a taste of home. Sarah at the bar made me feel like I was Norm from CHEERS, extremely... More 

Thank LovingLaughlin
Easton, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Was here the other night while in town for business. My friend was also playing the open mic the following night. We sat at the bar, everyone seemed to know each other and all were friendly. We ordered burgers and fries. I had the burger with bacon, chili, chedder, and LTO. The chili was pretty darn good and was not... More 

Thank teoma1970
Dulles, Virginia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I had the Prime Rib Sub special I don't know how often they serve this; but it's probably not often enough!!! Christi, our server, was amazing! Funny, attentive, and anyone that wears t-dye is alright with me!! And of course, we had wings to start! There is a reason they keep winning the "Best Wings" in NoVa!

Thank CoVFRMan
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Hard to believe you are In Herndon. Nothing like it in area - a real Northeast corner tavern with great people, food and drink. Very nice sandwich and bar menu, but my wife and I are particularly partial to the Friday Night Fish Fry. Best fried fish we have ever had anywhere! And you can get it with a side... More 

Thank Paul O
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83 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Arrived at Jimmy's on a Friday night and the place was jamming. Met Jimmy and he made sure we were taken care of with drinks at the bar before our table was ready. He was very attentive to our needs. It was worth the wait and we had a wonderful time and loved the food.

Thank Karen M
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I grew up in the Herndon area and everyone who is local goes to Jimmy's Old Town Tavern for a cold beer or after hours drink. It's quite a loud and colorful place that is fun for a friend's gathering spot but the food is very average. If you are looking for a place to sit and chat with friends... More 

Thank Susan R
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great local pub in Historic Herndon. We usually go on a Friday for their fish fry. The staff is so friendly and the service is very good. Just an all around good atmosphere for a local pub :)


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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$19
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 697 Spring St, Herndon, VA 20170-5125
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Herndon
  • Phone Number: +1 703-435-5467

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?