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O'Reilly's Pub

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$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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15 George St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1M3, Canada
+1 709-722-3735
11:30 - 02:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 02:30
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Slocan Park, Canada
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fergus O'Byrne was scheduled to be on a 5PM, and I got there a bit early and discovered his son, Fergus Brown-O'Bryne, was there playing around a table with about 8 other musicians. They were just finishing up their jam, but played another number for me and let me videotape. I had deep fried scallops (delicious!) and a red local... More 

Thank Marcia B
Tagish, Canada
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This Pub was referred to us by a local, It was great in a fun location on a stairway between streets. The Beef & Kidney pie was delicious, could have been served a bit warmer, but the flavor was there. We enjoyed the atmosphere and the service was great!

Thank mitchyc
St. John's, Canada
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Great spot for a pint. Live music all the time. Worth a look for sure. More relaxed during the week, usually packed on the weekend. Good mix of people.

Thank andrewlee709
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

George Street was pretty quiet, but there was live music here. We both had seafood and both meals were excellent. I had never thought about going here for food before until I seen it on trip advisor - would definitely return.

Thank Jill836
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37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

If you want to "kiss the cod", this place is where to do it. They have great local beer, and the sea food was very good. Kids can go in here until 8:30, so we took our little guy with us. The service was great. Food was great, and well kissing the cod was something you need to do while... More 

Thank LemonCalgary
Halifax, Canada
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I booked a reservation here for 20+ people and the service, atmosphere, and food were amazing from start to finish. We were seated in an area away from the main crowd yet we could still hear the live music. Our server, Ken, was great. He was quick, efficient, and friendly. We opted to do the Screech In which Ken performed... More 

Thank Katie E
Clermont, Florida
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Got into St Johns on Sunday night and walked from the JAG hotel a few blocks away to get a little of the George Street experience. It was pretty quiet but O'Reilly's was still featuring live music with a wonderful singer that has traveled the world and sung with the likes of Michael Jackson and Adele. Fergus O'Byrne was excellent... More 

Thank Bethk1964
St. John's, Canada
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116 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Changed it up tonight and ventured into O'Reillys. Usually a creature of habit at the Shamrock City but followed the bands tonight and had a great evening of entertainment with Mike Hanrahan and the food was also superb. O'Reillys is a great venue. Unique arrangement and lots of room upstairs and out doors on the patio. A Must visit. Bouncers... More 

Thank Bill L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

The staff went out of their way to serve us. The teem work of the staff makes this spot run smoothly on busy nights. The manager goes out of his way to assist guests and support his staff. The music was local and fantastic. A must stop in St. John's

Thank Hans O
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Waitress kept getting order wrong and forgetting parts of our order. Just had drinks and appetizers. Good food.

Thank HTRCanada

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 George St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1M3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-722-3735

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?