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Hanafin's Irish Pub

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Irish, Bar, Pub
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310 State St, New London, CT 06320-6101
+1 860-437-9724
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Mystic, Connecticut
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We have been there for dinner after going to movies at the Garde Arts Theater right across the street. Love their Irish menu & many choices of great beer.

Thank Charles and Jan... K
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Joke. 15 minutes bartender couldn't make a Jameson and ginger. Sat there and sat there and sat there and sat there. Left went next store.

Thank jjd0257
New London, Connecticut
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Typical Irish bar with american staff working, pleasant bar tender. Food mediocre, never expect much in an Irish bar. Atmosphere nice. Lots of memorabilia on the walls.

Thank 1Foodietraveller
Groton, CT
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Looked forward to yesterday, St. Patrick's Day, for weeks as we planned our night out at Hanafin's Pub in New London. I'll start with the positives: The staff is beyond amazing! From the barstaff to the bouncer at the door, absolutely wonderful, friendly, welcoming and efficient. Now the negatives: the food is bland. My son-in-law had the shepherd's pie and... More 

Thank ValFromCT_11
New London, Connecticut
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Food...not so much. Many variations of beer and a full bar. A wonderful boisterous atmosphere especially if a game is on. Owned and managed by lovely people.

Thank nllaw
Bay Shore, New York
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234 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Large friendly bar with a pub menu with Irish dishes as well like Shepherds Pie. Lots of TV's to follow sports both in the bar area and dining tables.

Thank golf472
New England
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I was enticed by the sign out front of this 'authentic Irish Pub' which read "Happy Hour 3-6". I went in to grab an IPA. After waiting a very long time, the barmaid got me an IPA (my 2nd choice, since the 1st choice was 'out'). It was $8. I asked about the "Happy Hour prices". She said "IPAs aren't... More 

Thank LizzyFan
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

We came in on the train and were waiting for the ferry on a Sunday in June a bit after lunchtime. The town was pretty quiet but I figured a pub would be open. Hanafin's was a bit of a walk, but not too bad. We weren't in a hurry anyway and wanted to just eat and chill out for... More 

Thank 408cheryllb
Hartford, Connecticut
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2015

We were regulars at the Glastonbury Hanafins. So much so a gift certificate was often a gift from our children for birthdays and Christmas. When the Glastonbury store closed, I called the New London store, but they refused to honor the gift certificate. I will not be frequenting Hanafins. Very disappointing.

1 Thank alimwm
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2015

4 of us were going to a show at the theater directly across the street from Hanafins . When we got there it wasn't very busy but it took awhile to be acknowledged and for the server to take our drink order. By the time she came to the table, we had plenty of time to review the menu so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 State St, New London, CT 06320-6101
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: +1 860-437-9724

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