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Irish Bred Pub

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Irish, Bar, Pub, American
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833 S Railroad Ave, Opelika, AL 36801-4937
+1 334-363-2235
11:00 - 00:00
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173 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Always a treat and never a disappointment! We art dinner early and our server was great. My wife and son had their favorite, Shrimp and grits with the house salad. I had blackened salmon on a bed of sautéed spinach with a house salad. We were all very pleased and delighted to be back for a visit😃😃

Thank Topgun48
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151 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

My wife and I were travelling through on a week long drive down to the south and back to Ontario and on trips like this we search out interesting pubs and craft breweries to have dinner in. We felt like we were in Nawlins. The streetscape was very similar. The food was good and beer as well although they had... More 

Thank LondonWesty
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

You have to try the Maytag Chips! Met my husband there on our first date😀. Railroad tracks nearby so when a train rolls by be sure to yell, "TRAIN SHOTS!" for a shot of something.

Thank honulady1980
Wanaka, New Zealand
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Visited this place two days in a row, food was so good the first time we all went back again. The beef sandwich, salads, salmon sandwich - all delicious. We sat outside upstairs the first night and outside downstairs the second night. Nice waitress and waiters, always attentive and courteous. Definitely a place to eat when you are downtown Opelika.

Thank tomandin2
Opelika, Alabama
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The pub has a fun atmosphere, good food but it takes some time to eat here. They offer a meat and three for lunch that is really good but if you only get a half an hour or on a time crunch you will never make it. We eat here about once every month and the service is always good... More 

Thank ekilpatrick
Notasulga, Alabama
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We had dinner tonight at the Irish Brew pub and found it to be very disappointing. We were seated and waited about 15 minutes for a server. We had the Shepard's pie and it was only fair. We then split the bread pudding. Once again we had a rather long wait and that was very disappointing. It was barely lukewarm.... More 

Thank mamachaki
Steve N, Owner at Irish Bred Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for letting me know about your poor experience this past Friday night. This is very concerning to hear as we work hard to provide great food and prompt service. Obviously we failed to deliver either of those to you on Friday, and I am sincerely sorry for our shortcomings. I would like to invite you to give us... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We were so excited to find an Irish Pub available to us when we were traveling through the area. I Wish we had not found it at all! The Fish N Chips were total mush and strange tasting, and while tasty, the Crab Boxty was full of shell pieces. Both the Shepherd's pie and the Guinness Beef Stew were so... More 

Thank DeeDeeT16
Steve N, Owner at Irish Bred Pub, responded to this review

We've been serving the Opelika area for quite some time now, DeeDee, and the reviews about us are genuine. I'm sorry that your meal was not up to your expectations, and I hope you mentioned this to your bartender or a manager. We work hard to resolve any issues you bring to our attention so that you can have a... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

The whole family should be able to find something here. What you expect for an Irish pub. Great service. Located in downtown Opelika, there are shops nearby as well.

Thank vfgreenbean
Steve N, Owner at Irish Bred Pub, responded to this review

I'm so glad everyone enjoyed their time with us, and that we met your expectations. Hopefully, we'll be seeing you stop back in again sometime. Cheers! Steve, Owner More 

Phenix City, Alabama
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, in an old building with wooden floors. The food is better than average as a whole but the Shepard's pie is worth the drive from anywhere.

Thank Angela E
Steve N, Owner at Irish Bred Pub, responded to this review

So glad to have you stop in, Angela. Thanks for your kind words about our Shepard's pie. I hope we do get to see you back again soon. Cheers! Steve, Owner More 

Auburn, Alabama
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

In a small town with a growing night life, I find their food underwhelming while their prices are above average. Unlike their competitors, they don't offer a cocktail menu. They boast a nice balcony, that is sometimes open.

Steve N, Owner at Irish Bred Pub, responded to this review

We have a lot of passion behind our menu and our service, and I'm sorry if this wasn't reflected in your latest visit. We have not only a cocktail menu, but also a separate beer, wine, and whiskey menu as well, and I apologize if you did not get one on your most recent visit. Thank you for stopping in,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Pub, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 833 S Railroad Ave, Opelika, AL 36801-4937
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Opelika
  • Phone Number: +1 334-363-2235
Here at Irish Bred Pub, our vision is to be the hub of our community and to create a new "local" in Historic Downtown Opelika - a place where people gather, exchange ideas, make new friends, catch up with old friends. At our restaurant you will enjoy locally grown vegetables, fresh beef, chicken, and seafood served by the area's friendliest service staff and prepared by our Chef, Chris Stone (a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts Institute who came to us from Wolfgang Puck Catering) and his team. Hosting an event or have a big group to feed? Well you're in luck because Irish Bred Pub does catering! Now we can bring the delicious food and drinks right to you and ensure that your event is a huge hit. Some of our most popular dishes include our fish and chips, shepherd's pie, and Guinness BBQ Bacon Burger. So come on in, pull up a chair, relax, and let us serve you as the worries of the day melt into distant memories.

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