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Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant

28 W New York St, Aurora, IL 60506-4121
+1 630-844-0400
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“corned beef” (16 reviews)
“fish and chips” (17 reviews)
“irish chips” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
28 W New York St, Aurora, IL 60506-4121
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1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Ballydoyle recently on a Saturday night to hear a local band. They have a nice venue, with a large stage and a decent dancefloor. And the acoustics were good. They do have a cover charge when the bands are playing. Our server...More

Thank larryd6578
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we have work get-together we always choose Ballydoyle. Not only is the food great but it’s easy to reserve a table for a large group of people.

Thank hcgilkey
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

As an Irish pub, this place sucks. The decor is positively thrift shop cheap and does not work. The food is greasy, not properly seasoned and not properly cooked. Will never go back and cannot recommend anything they serve.

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a drink after a visit to the casino. Abby the waitress should be given a raise. She was very attentive until it got very busy and poor girl was only helped out by bartender. Second thought. Kudos to him as well. I...More

Thank LeighAnn S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We sat by a window that overlooked the river - it was truly beautiful. The server was aware of our need to relax and enjoy a few drinks and a meal before we went to a show at the Paramount Theatre. We noticed couples arriving...More

Thank Pam R
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

So first off the food is not good even for pub food it lacks everything from flavor to selection.The bar is nice.Fun place to have a few cocktails and visit with friends

Thank hjulie37
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The menu has a lot of good choices that they've had for a long time. It may be time to add a few more items or mix it up a little. Awesome place to go before the Paramount Theater.

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went into Balydoyles on a Thursday evening at around 6:30pm. We were really looking forward to the buffalo wings special; however we were advised that we could not put in an order for them until 7pm...not sure when this availability time...More

1  Thank nlrc2018
Reviewed 17 April 2018

A group of us went to Ballydoyle's this past Friday Night. My husband ordered a "Pint of Guiness" - Cost $7/Pint NOTE- a Pint= 16 oz. While the glass it was served in was a "Guiness" glass (and was the traditional "shape")....it appeared small...in comparison...More

1  Thank MichiganGirl4ever
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I've had several good and several not so good experiences here. It may not be consistent but there are good food options and a large drink menu.

Thank Kelsey C
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pickytravel0r
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 W New York St, Aurora, IL 60506-4121
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 630-844-0400
  • E-mail
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