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Soda Joes

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Diner, American
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Monaghan
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate in this restaurant before attending a concert in the odyssey. We had to queue outside for nearly an hour. There was empty seating during this entire hour. When a member of staff was asked why this was, we were told 'well the waiting time would be the same". We tried to tell her we would rather wait inside... More 

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Thank McQuaid
London, United Kingdom
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270 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Hadn't read the reviews before eating here, the food is ok nothing special. The service was good, but could do with spending some money on an up to date menu, as it is like going back into the 80's.

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Thank Jim O
Bangor, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Place is outdated, food is basic you could make it at home, menu is outdated the place needs a complete revamp. It gets 2 stars because the place was clean and the staff were friendly.

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Thank PaulKP13
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Went to Soda Joes this evening in the odyssey arena belfast. The food was good however the customer service and general attitude of the staff was pathetic. I certainly would not advise visiting. To make people queue outside for approx 40 minutes when there are 4-5 free booths next to the bar is unbelievable. Following this long unnecessary wait some... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

The impression of an American Diner made us try here for dinner-the place is very tired and run down-there are ripped seats and general repairs needing done everywhere. There is a very very very very very limited vegetarian option-which in this day and age is not good-there are only 2 options-a burrito or veggie burger! The drinks order was taken... More 

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Thank DSP34
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Went tonight to have a meal before going to the SSE for a show, the worst service ever! Got sat at our table and the waiter didn't even ask for our drinks order! Took 20mins for us to get our drinks and 1 starter. Made to wait again after finishing the starter before our main came which seemed forever. The... More 

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Thank lyndseylou89
Belfast, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Needs a complete refit, very shabby. Food took ages and wasn't that appetising when it arrived although the ribs were really tender the sauce was awful. They had no diet drinks. Staff were fine but we had to go looking for someone so we could pay the bill.

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Thank PatOcarson
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I went with my friends for food before the cinema. It took half an hour to be served then an hour for food. Missed our movie. The food was below average and clearly just thrown together. Never again!!

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Thank mogeybear
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I have never wrote a review before and i am usually far to lazy, but after going to this "restaurant" before an ice hockey match I knew I was going to have to do something. Why I can't give this place 0/5 like it deserves is annoying me because the one green dot it has is far more than it... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Visited on 14 November (Rod Stewart concert) so expected it to be busy. Very few staff on, apparently 3 had phoned in sick. Staff who were there were rushed off their feet but were very helpful and pleasant. I had chilli which was lovely and my friend had a chicken burger which she enjoyed. Very disappointed that they had run... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Diner, American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?