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O'Donovan's Irish Pub

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
700 1st Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1315
+1 612-317-8896
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (11 reviews)
“soda bread” (2 reviews)
“lamb chops” (3 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
700 1st Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1315
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Slow service, below-par food, no wonder it's not busy on a Friday night. They offered an "event" menu due to a concert next door. Very limited offerings. Fish sandwich, lots of chicken options, a pot pie and a salad. Blech.

Thank Tess H
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Worth going back to. Fair amount of beer choices. Food was very good, Service wasn't super fast, but thankfully we weren't in any big hurry. Nice Irish Pub atmosphere.

Thank MinnTraveler3693
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

They only offered their event menu. There was only one gluten free option and that was after we adjusted it the entree. The staff was not very knowledgeable about their menu(s). It was clean and really good burgers.

Thank LeAnn M
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Was in Minneapolis with a friend for the Timberwolves game. 2 places had wait times of over a half hour, no waiting at O'Donovans. Food was sub par but the service was good. Bar screwed up a bourbon and 7.

Thank Mainsailhr
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Across from First Avenue nightclub, this Irish pub is one of many fantastic ones in Minneapolis where you'll actually find Irish patrons enjoying a pint. Good food, perfect late-night spot to hit up for chips before hopping on the light rail home.

Thank lk12318
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We went here after the Vikings game to avoid the crowded metro. The fish and chips were good, and so glad we shared the Chicken Pot Pie! Delicious! Service was good and neat atmosphere. Then to find out it was right across the street from...More

Thank NelleMT
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Arriving in Minneapolis very late, we went across the street because we heard O'Donovan's had fabulous fish. They do!! You must try it! Great atmosphere too!

Thank Deanna C
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here before the twins game. We started with the BBQ wings. AMAZING they were crunchy yet flavorful. I had the lamb chops and my husband had the corn beef sandwich. We will definitely be back again.

Thank AustimMom
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Food was tasty, value was fair. Enjoyed the patio...watching people and traffic before a Twin's game. Very enjoyable. Waitress was wonderful.

Thank FLSTC08
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

What a place.. the food is great the drinks are a good price and the staff are amazing.. felt like a good old British pub and then some.

Thank mjn44
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 1st Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1315
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-317-8896
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