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20 Suffolk Street | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 611 1689
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12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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88 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Rude Staff? Poor Food? Absolutely NOT ...in fact the staff could hardly have been more attentive on this our first visit to the Suffolk Street Counter which was chosen totally at random. It was also mad busy (Friday at 6.30) ... we got one of the few free tables. Starter choice may be a bit limited but I settled for... More 

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Thank Seasonedtraveller028
Navan, Ireland
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to be a regular visitor to The Counter and especially loved their chicken wings with buffalo sauce. My last visit, however, left me very disappointed. I was served chicken wings which were not separated, so I was left to fight with big chunks of bones with a bit of meat on them which were also dry and there... More 

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Thank Martina J
Dublin, Ireland
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited recently with a friend, the restaurant was very busy but got a table and served quite quickly. Food was nice, wine was shockingly poor, service was fine. Feel it was expensive for what it was, definitely better burger places around.

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Thank JenK105
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff always really friendly - which is what makes me go back! Reasonably priced and the chicken wings are to die for!! 5 star service!

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Thank TDublinIre
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Horrifically rude staff. We arrived at five to 9. The restaurant closes at 10 and it's a burger joint. At 9.45 our food hadn't arrived and the staff were escalating their animosity to the point that one of them started slamming a mop into my feet. If this were anything above a mediocre burger joint, i would find this kind... More 

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Thank Colm M
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57 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely spot with great décor/ ambiance and delicious macaroons. Perfect fancy present for those with a sweet tooth, my mother loved it!

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Thank Sabrina V
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It used to be a nice place, but quality of service and most importantly food dropped significantly. Kids goujons were mostly a burnt crumble with a tiny bit of meat inside and over-fried chips. I had a burning sensation in my stomach just after trying the fries and we did not allow kids eating that. Burger was cold with clear... More 

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Thank R1570EFVik
Cork, Ireland
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I ate here with friends at the start of December this year and I must say it was something scrumptious. I built my own burger and it was so good, all the ingredients were fresh and I was well catered for being a vegetarian. Great staff all over and very impressed. I will defiantly be going there again.

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Thank Cli2011
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

I loved this place: the burgers are awesome and you can build your own one just the way you like it, there are lots of choices. Very good ingredients, friendly staff. Definitely one of the best places in Dublin if you want a good burger!

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Thank Cecilia A
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This place is awesome! The staff were so friendly and helpful. I am allergic to gluten so they went through the menu with me,nothing was too much trouble and they even had gluten free beer! Lots of choice for coelics and most importantly the food was excellent!

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Thank hayelisom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Suffolk Street | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 611 1689

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