It's declined quite a bit and I've had some really negative experiences there lately with the staff.
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Either the bartender was not trained to pour a pint of Guinness the proper way or he doesn't care, either way this supposed irish pub falls on its face when it comes to the pint pour.
This place is dirty and gross. The Bartenders are too busy socializing to wait on you, plus they have attitude. This bar is boring - music isn’t good. Other than that, what’s there to say but find some place else to go.
Just a very ordinary pub with plain service, the service is fair. The tables are not cleaned as patrons leave. Was not impressed with the visit.
I want to share the terrible experience I had with Brian Boru in downtown Portland Maine. Months ago I spoke with Charlie regarding hosting my sisters bridal shower there for today August 20th 2017. Through the course of the past few months Charlie was terrible...More
Went here because of good reviews I read. We went on a hot, 90 degree day, and discovered they had no air conditioning in the place just open doors and windows. Not the day for that. We stayed anyway and ordered some food and drink....More
This is a lovely local establishment with quality food and drink at a good price. The atmosphere is casual and friendly. The haddock sandwich was terrific. I kept coming back as it just had a vibe that the touristy places lacked.
Good beer ... good pub food ... great service. Loved the fried haddock sandwich with delicious fries or colcannun potatoes. Lots of card players, locals, and friendly folks.
There are lots of good bars in Portland ME and this is one of them. Just a laid back kind of place with good beer selection, happy hour prices to please, basic food that any beer lover would enjoy, and music too. If you're touring...More
This is the place for friends to gather. Great Irish style food. Had the burgers, excellent. Can't wait to try the corned beef next time. Bench seating, share the bench among several other customers like an old time pub. Board games provided and even an...More