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Finn McCools

American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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3701 Banks St, LA 70119, New Orleans, LA 70119-7051
+1 504-486-9080
11:00 - 03:00
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017

located in Mid City New Orleans. This place is brilliant. They had a huge block party for St Patricks day which was great fun. Very good food. One of the best things though is they show all the sports including Rugby and Soccer live no matter what time in the morning.Brilliant atmosphere, great bartenders. Would highly recommend for locals and... More 

Thank smithy44377
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Our neighborhood bar! We love it here. Great drinks and great service. Monday night trivia. Great place for sports, no matter the team they usually try to accommodate. Stop in for a cold pint!

Thank TravelingBellar
Jakarta, Indonesia
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70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is a great neighborhood bar, with a great Irish vibe, including a rugby jersey from the local club the bar helps sponsor. They have a wide variety of drinks, and a solid pub grub menu including...poutine with homemade corned beef! This dish contributed to the best night drinking of my life, and remains one of the greatest single dining... More 

Thank Joshua G
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

It's like Irish lite. It seemed pretty usual new orleans bar. Interesting beer selection, some new ones I've never seen. If it wasn't for the beer selection, and rated on the food, it would have gotten one lower star. The food is slightly below average with above average prices. The chicken wings were very tough, like they were way undercooked,... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Went with my husband to watch the Liverpool match during our stay in New Orleans. Beer is excellent and at a great price! Food was amazing too. Would highly recommend trying the crispy Brussel sprouts. Only thing I would say is that because it is a little way away from anything and is located in a residential area to get... More 

Thank Laura R
New Orleans, Louisiana
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86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed away from Finn's for a while because we assumed that it was a branch of the national chain. Not so. It's a local establishment that was rebuilt after Katrina, funky and friendly. Like many New Orleans establishments, the food and drink are separate (you order food from the window, like at Cooter Brown's and NOLA Tap Room). But... More 

Thank Kim L
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

If you like sports food fun and great atmosphere this is the place very local but not so much that visitors don't feel welcome and comfortable

Thank Susan d
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

We loved the food we ordered, especially the poutine, and the service was great! They also had a great selection of beers and outdoor seating.

Thank Katie B
Florence, AL
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226 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Could possibly be the coolest of the cool. A true pub. It's like sepia toned invitation to sit and relax. I was kind of hoping a thunderstorm would happen to give us an excuse to extend our stay. The beer list is generous, the cider list as well. It's far removed from the French Quarter madness, damn near in the... More 

Thank Americana29
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Came into Finn's for the match - the bar staff were attentive and gave excellent service, Not so the kitchen though. Maybe because of the UK/Liverpool accent, we didn't get a plain Cheddar toastie - we got it with NOLA sausage (which was OK), despite asking for a PLAIN CHEDDAR TOASTIE PLEASE! We enjoyed the game, despite some of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3701 Banks St, LA 70119, New Orleans, LA 70119-7051
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 504-486-9080
hot food warm smiles cold beer

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