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Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Irish,
5157 Main St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-4616
+1 630-969-0600
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“corned beef” (9 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (4 reviews)
“boxty” (2 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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5157 Main St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-4616
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Reviewed yesterday

Ballydoyle is a great tradition Irish pub with very good fare and an incredible pub atmosphere. Looks of wood furnishings in multiple rooms (and even an old confessional ;) ), live music and good drink. Great place to enjoy a good old Irish Pub.

Thank caddy1071
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We stopped in here on Ash Wednesday for a quick bite to eat and the wait staff was efficient and the burgers and corn beef sandwich was delicious, but a bit pricey. It seems the place is well worn and I am sure that is...More

Thank Mamaw58
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Ballydoyle is a favorite, we've been there multiple times and the service is always great. This time we stopped for an early dinner. I tried the chicken pot pie which was perfect for a cold afternoon. If you don't like crowds I recommend to visit...More

Thank historiasdelviaje
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Early dinner, service was very friendly, not very crowded since it was earlier in the day but had live music which was nice. Ordered Ruben sandwiches, shepherds pie and fish and chips. All the food was amazing and filling! Pomegranate mule was very tasty and...More

Thank jltaylor0295
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We had an excellent server. She was very welcoming, courteous, & attentive. The $15 fish fry was okay, but overpriced. (The place a few doors away only charges $11.) We each got two pieces of Harp battered cod. It was tasty, but nothing to rave...More

Thank llomonte
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Ate here on a Thursday night. Not crowded. Food was good and service was prompt. Not a lot of choices in downtown Downers Grove but this fits the bill for an easy night meal.

Thank pep85
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Drink, service, music and food was excellent! Even as busy as they were, they kept up with our table. The Ruben Sandwich and chips were very good! Very fair priced

Thank cher h
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We enjoyed a business dinner here last evening. The chips and dip were fantastic. The burder was tasty. They have Stella Artois Cidre. #1 on my list!

Thank compgal
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I went with several friends on a Monday night. There was hardly anyone in the bar and the service was slow and the waiter seemed be to overly stressed out. He even suggested that we call ahead and let them know a large party would...More

Thank Beth M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Went with family for cocktails and check out the live band. Our waitress was very nice and fast, never had to wait to get another drink. The live band was fun and a great vibe.

Thank Heather P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5157 Main St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-4616
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-969-0600
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