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Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant

28 W New York St, Aurora, IL
+1 630-844-0400
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“corned beef” (19 reviews)
“fish and chips” (17 reviews)
“boxty” (10 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
28 W New York St, Aurora, IL
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Looked for a place a quick walk away from 8 pm performance. Ballydoyle exceeded my hopes with great reasonably priced menu, quick service, great drinks, and even an entertainer singing Christmas songs! Waitress was so capable even tho place was crowded, and got us out...More

Thank Alyssa788
Reviewed 3 days ago

My friend and I came here last night as we were parked right across the street. It was fairly empty. The server was nice enough but not overly attentive, and obviously did not check our orders when they came out. We both ordered a burger...More

Thank Carole0113
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there last Thursday place was pretty empty were seated sat there for 10 minutes ......noone came to serve us so we walked out,

Thank Veronica R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice location, terrible parking, decent food and entertainment. Great for pre show meal at the Paramount Theatre.

Thank Rob N
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

The food was great—definitely get the Irish chips! Good atmosphere. The live music was very entertaining and not too loud to have a discussion.

Thank Kay D
Reviewed 8 October 2017

My first 1 star review. Server not aware there was non-alcholic beer on the menu, forgot a beer glass which after 10 minutes I got from the bar. Now the worst part, the food. I ordered corned beef and cabbage. What came was 2 rectangular...More

Thank 7huskie6
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We went here on the Sunday before labor Day and had a wonderful time Sat outside and had a couple of appetizers which were very good. Very reasonable cost wise, excellent service and ample street parking. We are from Aurora and try to support local,...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Went with friends after attending a show at the Paramount Theatre (about two blocks away). Walking in you think you are in Ireland in a large pub. It is well done. The types of beer and whiskeys available is high (at least 50 each). If...More

1  Thank LenEvanston
Reviewed 7 September 2017

One of the very few good places in Downtown to eat & drink. Enjoy the music & riverside location. Depending on the server, depends on how quickly yuo can get service, but this also depends on whether there's a show at the Paramount or some...More

Thank cbransby1
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This place in in an historic venue,and uniquely decorated. They have a stage for live performances and plenty of seating. The food is great and portions are large. Its a bit costly, but worth the visit.

Thank nurturehope
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19 April 2016|
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Response from Ty S | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain because I have never had a problem being seated immediately.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 W New York St, Aurora, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 630-844-0400
  • E-mail
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