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O'Donovan's Irish Pub

$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub, American
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700 1st Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1315
+1 612-317-8896
16:00 - 02:00
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Palm Springs, California
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for drinks with friends & ending up taking some soda bread home after eating the Irish potato soup! Food was really good, wait staff friendly and personable and will make sure to come back in the future!!

Thank Tamara F
Chicago, IL
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374 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place across the street from First Avenue. Lots of established beer brands and flavors. The atmosphere is very Irish pub.

Thank wlamb123
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Food was okay, but the server was inattentive even though it was not a busy time. Burger was good. Water glasses weren't refilled until we could track her down and then it took awhile to get the check.

Thank Erin T
Knoxville, Tennessee
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I visited O'Donovan's this past sunday evening and was quite impressed.Most of the pubs in downtown Minneapolis have a real corporate themed ambience when entering however O'Donovan's is a true Irish Pub. From the time i entered to the time left i could not fault,ordering the Fish and Chips with a Finnegan's amber ale.For those visiting downtown Minneapolis to see... More 

Thank tampasgeorge
Moorhead, Minnesota
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 January 2017

A friend and I have stopped in here a few times after Timberwolves games. It's a cozy layout with plenty of booth seating & good service if not too busy. The bartenders know their whiskey even if I disagree with their definition of "quality." We had a burger and drinks this last time and were in an out within the... More 

Thank Matt S
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stop here before we attend events at Target Center, which is right across the street. We also celebrates our birthdays here also. The place has a warm dark wood and stained glass interior. Very friendly staff and the food is plentiful and so good. Warning, the chicken pot pie will easily feed two, but is so good you probably... More 

Thank Judi-Bill
Alameda, California
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192 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our visit here. Good beer selection. Service was fine. Loved the atmosphere. We enjoyed watching a soccer game with a few other sports fans.

Thank Roberta5261
Babbitt, Minnesota
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We stopped in late in the evening, so only had drinks and an appetizer. Very warm comfortable place. staff was friendly and very welcoming. I perfect ending to what was a great evening.

Thank 674rodneyl
Waterloo, Iowa
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266 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We try to stop in at O'Donovan's every now and then to visit with the friendly staff and customers that seem to frequent the place. Beer is always cold and they have great drink specials for the downtown area.

Thank BrenJ2012
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77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for food and drinks before a concert at Target Center. Easily the slowest service I've had in a very long time. We ended up going inside for our tab that the server never brought to our table. It took over 30 minutes to get a round of drinks. We paid for food we never received. Our server... More 

Thank clminneapolis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?