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Donovan's Pub

$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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5724 Roosevelt Ave, Woodside, NY 11377-3431
+1 718-429-9339
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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New York City, New York
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4,583 reviews
1,800 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 594 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice place, the food is good, and the place has a nice comfortable atmosphere. Decent lunch menu nice steak and salad. Price is a little on the higher side, and the service could be a little friendlier. But kind of typical service for the area.

Thank Bernardo F
New York City, New York
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157 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The burgers at this large pub were pretty good. The sides like the onion rings and fries were decent. There are many rooms, and the bar is a nice spot. It's a transporting experience. The crowd seems like it is comprised of regulars. And the service was very friendly and accommodating.

Thank WhereNext2NYC
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an absolutely rude experience with server Anne Marie. No customer should be treated non-stop to such rudeness from start to finish. Very disappointed in the new owners for a lack of expectations and supervision regarding their employees. Obviously, she is running the ship, not them. After many year of patronage, I was embarrassed in front of my friends for... More 

Thank Tony R
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Donovan's is an institution in the local community, Woodside, NYC, next to the Elevated 7 train 3 blocks from the 61st St. Woodside Station, that also serves the LIRR. It feels cozy yet has two big rooms for the restaurant section, including one with a separate bar and the ability to have private meetings for 20-30 persons. the food includes... More 

Thank Manuel P
New York City, New York
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260 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Old fashioned Irish pub. From when Woodside had a much larger Irish community. Apparently hasn't changed in half a century. People must like it. We were not overly impressed. Burger was quite good but everything else was just average. Bacon was a bit burned. Onion rings were very greasy and chips were not very crispy. Anyway, it was an experience,... More 

Thank jack M
New York City, New York
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149 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Won't be returning for a number of reasons: Pros: decent burger and onion rings Cons: -some sort of stale order permeates the place -the floors could use a solid scrubbing -service was sub par -wings were tasteless and lukewarm

Thank comfieslippers
Ridgewood, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is an excellent Irish Pub. You will not be disappointed. I love their cheeseburgers and they have the best fries. They have yummy grilled chicken salad and a lot of other dishes to choose from. Their onion soup is so delicious. Every table has a nice lit candle and the atmosphere is very relaxing. If you want to enjoy... More 

Thank IvyRoseR
New York City, New York
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4,583 reviews
1,800 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 594 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

A full bar and a restaurant in the back. Nice atmosphere. Fairly clean. Ok service. But food is good and most things are priced reasonable.

Thank Bernardo F
Maspeth, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Great Pub food! Love the shepard's pie!! and the cheeseburger. Also have had my daughter's confirmation party there for the brunch. It was a great time. But be prepared no drink is given with it. So it did add on the bill. When I'm in the mood for shepard's pie or a burger...I head there!

Thank jenlyn803
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

This was a place we went to all the time when we lived in Queens. It has been ten years since we last visited, and nothing has changed. The decor, the menu, the customers - it's all the same! And I mean that in a good way! The food is still just as good at this Irish pub as it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5724 Roosevelt Ave, Woodside, NY 11377-3431
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Woodside
  • Phone Number: +1 718-429-9339

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