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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service, Takeout
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Reviewed March 12, 2021

I rarely give 5 stars. I need that 'above and beyond' feeling! We are regulars at Finbars, service is always great and the Irish Pub feel is top notch. Have I had great food, yes! Have I had just 'ok food', I'll answer yes to...that too. The last year has been nothing short of a rollercoaster. These owners have been over the top in their determination to keep their business going, keep their work family employed and supplying the rest of us with tasty pub food whether eating inside in the newly created snugs, outdoors on the new sweater weather patio, or with the brown paper bag takeaway! Thank you Pamela and Mike for going the extra mile even when the road is bumpy! On my last visit I enjoyed one of my favs, the buttermilk chicken burger with house salad, it was excellent!More

Date of visit: March 2021
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FinbarsIrishPub, Owner at Finbar's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I can't tell you how much we appreciate your kind words! Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to say these lovely things. I will definitely share this with our staff, they're really the ones who make it all possible....More

Reviewed October 23, 2020

I've eaten at Finbar's many times, it was always good. Recently I made an online order and arrived during the 15 min pickup window, gave my information. Waited a half hour past the pickup time. I finally received my order, went home, about 5 min...away, and the meal was ice cold. I think the meal was ready and sitting there for between 30-45 minutes, but they must have missed it. It was a terrible meal.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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FinbarsIrishPub, Owner at Finbar's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2020

Yikes! My apologies Peter. I'm not sure how that happened but I'd like to know more about this and make it right for you. Please consider sending me a quick email to mcasey@finbars.ca and I'll get back to you right away. Cheers, Mike

Reviewed August 29, 2020 via mobile

Very Cozy Irish pub atmosphere with great selection of beer . Food was very disappointing. Apparently they are Famous for Nachos. Tasteless with some kind of mystery meat on them .. maybe leftover meatloaf I had Haddock Boxty. It was so so .. Great spot...for a social gathering if your not hungry .More

Date of visit: August 2020
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FinbarsIrishPub, Owner at Finbar's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2020

Thanks for the honest review! I'm very sorry our food failed to impress on this visit but I promise the mystery meat is not leftover meatloaf. ;)

Reviewed April 20, 2020 via mobile

Easy peasy to place an order from thier take out menu that was right on time and restaurant hot. Food was excellent and the beer was cold.

Date of visit: April 2020
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FinbarsIrishPub, Owner at Finbar's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2020

Thank you so much for saying so!

Reviewed March 6, 2020

Food is usually very good here and staff are proficient and friendly . Menu is quite varied. Wine options are very good, especially for a pub.

Date of visit: March 2020
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FinbarsIrishPub, Owner at Finbar's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2020

Thank you Mr. Wanderer. We hope you wander back here soon!

Reviewed March 5, 2020

Had such a great lunch there with a friend that I brought my husband for dinner a week later! There was a line up but it went quickly. Staff are courteous and make wonderful recommendations. Loved the fish and chips (large fish servings too) and...fishcakes.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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FinbarsIrishPub, Owner at Finbar's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2020

Thank you mzsunnyblonde! We'll be expecting you next week as well. ;)

Reviewed January 25, 2020

Great wait staff. Consistently good food. The pan fried haddock is awesome - great portion and very tasty. The maple salmon salad is also a favourite.

Date of visit: September 2019
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FinbarsIrishPub, Owner at Finbar's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2020

That's what we're shooting for! Thanks for the kind words.

Reviewed January 2, 2020

customer service best i have experienced, loved the atmosphere with soft lighting, tables are well spaced and food was great a tiny bit on the expensive side but I will be back again

Date of visit: December 2019
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FinbarsIrishPub, Owner at Finbar's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2020

Thank you thank you thank you!

Reviewed December 18, 2019 via mobile

This a great place to meet up with friends. Lucky to get a seat..popular place. I had the fish cakes...yummy. my husband loved his corn beef sandwich. The waitress was very friendly..Great value.

Date of visit: December 2019
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FinbarsIrishPub, Owner at Finbar's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded December 23, 2019

Thank you so much easterntreker!

Reviewed December 10, 2019

I recently took a friend here to celebrate her birthday and we had a great time. We both ordered the Boxty - chicken, bacon and tarragon sauce - delicious. Came with a salad that was good too. Our server, Liz, was the best. She was...so welcoming and friendly. She refilled my pop without me having to ask and she brought my friend a complimentary dessert for her birthday. The food was great but the service is what pushed my rating to an "excellent"! Looking forward to visiting again!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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FinbarsIrishPub, Owner at Finbar's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2019

Thank you so much! Come back soon!

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DonnaBridgewater
February 10, 2017|
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Response from Michael F | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they would accomodate you ... or fins you some tame rice. 😉
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November 15, 2016|
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Response from FinbarsIrishPub | Property representative |
We do! If you check out our menu online you'll see items that are labelled "GF" which are gluten free and "GFO" which are easily modifyable to be made gluten free. Cheers, Mike
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