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Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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28 W New York St, Aurora, IL
11:00 - 01:00
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All hours
Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Aurora, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered 4 different entrees. All of the food was just okay--nothing really fabulous. It's a fun and interesting restaurant atmosphere, but it was pretty dead on a Sunday evening.

Thank forgetthisnonsense
Aurora, Illinois
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed Irish Stew. Good beer selection. Fun staff. This restaurant is worth trying. We are happy we did.

Thank bobtravels13
Naperville, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only so so food. I wouldn't go back. Sorry. Loud. Good for the younger generation. Wish there was a better restaurant close to the theater.

Thank BarbieD510
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The food is o.k. service good. Music is fun. Parking is scarce. A lively crowd when music is playing.

Thank rfritz67
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Love the fact there is a running countdown timer until the next st patties day. We loved the food. I had beef stroganoff which is different then any I had before. The mashed potatoes were amazing. Craving it right now actually. We were dining there before going to the haunted house below. There was live music which was nice in... More 

Thank Lovetoexplore08
Eureka, IL
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Ballydoyle is a great place to go for food and or drinks while you are in Aurora. They have many selections of different beers to choose from. The atmosphere is really unique. The outside beer garden overlooks the Fox river and is fantastic to sit at and watch the activities along the river.

Thank 31jason
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food at this restaurant is truly authentic, try it you won't be disappointed! This restaurant has live music and a realy Irish decor!

Thank Hawaii95
Hinsdale, Illinois
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We always go here for dinner before going to the Paramount for a performance. The food is always delicious, especially the hamburger, corned beef, and the chicken sandwich. The donut holes for dessert are incredible. Thursday they had a small special menu in honor of Momma Mia at the Paramount. There was an item called the Shredder Salad that was... More 

Thank Susan T
Plainfield, Illinois, United States
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We went here before a show at the Paramount theatre. We ordered the fried pickles and they were the best I've had! I had the burger with an egg on it and it was to die for! My daughter had a Ruben and omg the corned beef!! So good! A must try!! The blue cheese salad dressing was incredible on... More 

Thank Michelle W
Aurora, Illinois
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We went here before a show at the Paramount Theatre. It was nice that it was close to the theatre. Food was good and servers were very nice. Only problem we had was that we sat out on the deck and had trouble with bees.

Thank kafrhit

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Television
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
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: 28 W New York St, Aurora, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: 6308440400

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