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Cody's Irish Pub & Grille

$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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4 Carmichael St Unit 106, Essex, VT 05452-3195
+1 802-878-1543
Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
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Wilmington, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our favorite place to go, the staff is awesome, great food & cozy atmosphere...My youngest loves the Chicken Lips and my favorite is the Steak Salad!!!

Thank NOLAGIRL5172013
Moretown, Vermont, United States
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Good food, fair prices, great atmosphere. I've been coming here for years and have never tired of it.

Thank Jeremy L
Huntington, Vermont
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107 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Music is not Irish nor Celtic and not for people over 30 in my opinion. I have this basic requirement: If you label yourself an Irish restaurant, then play Irish or Celtic music. Second requirement for an Irish restaurant is that you serve a broad based Irish menu. Most of the food is typically found in a generic restaurant. The... More 

Thank Paul S
Colchester, Vermont, United States
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238 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Cody's is always consistent. They have great buffalo wings, and some pretty good salads. Their burgers are good (and there are a large variety of them.) Their fries are homemade and very good. Standard pub food.

Thank Lynn M
Huntington, Vermont
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Cody's is a wonderful, friendly pub to enjoy a leisurely lunch with a good friend or family. The food is consistently above par and the service is great. Everyone treats you like family and there is a sense of comraderie, and Cody's really rocks on St. Patrick's Day.

Thank IrishLassie358
Burlington, Vermont
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Cody's is a local pub, that tries to please, but often falls flat. They need to ramp up their flavor profiles of their basic Irish fare of shepherd's pie, Irish stew and the like. The mashed potatoes can be gluey. Besides onion, it's hard to taste much else, with the pie. The stew has too much flour, used as a... More 

Thank Conniseur50
Plattsburgh, New York
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

It is easy to lunch or dinner here, great pub food but also (non fried food )options. Amazing clam chowder and roast beef sandwich, my favorite.

Thank ajpatnaude
Burlington, Vermont
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124 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

When in Essex Junction, Cody's Irish Pub is worth finding, since there aren't many great options to choose from. While not necessarily Irish, I think their menu has very good choices and the kitchen is open til around 10pm. All their burgers are good. Their draft beer selection is local-centric and generally under $7. It has the requisite sports games... More 

Thank MK_in_VT
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

I've been in the area for several years. Sitting at a table is usually ok. The food is pretty good and the service is usually decent. Sitting at the bar though is entirely different. Sometimes the owner actually achnoledges you and doesn't give you too much attitude. Other times I've felt like I just broke into his living room and... More 

Thank Jason R
Essex, Vermont
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

Cody's has always been a great place for 'pub grub'. They offer a broad menu at a reasonable price. They also have a great selection of beers. There are several Irish items on the menu as well. My favorite is the shepherds pie. The service is friendly and very efficientt.

Thank Stephen H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Carmichael St Unit 106, Essex, VT 05452-3195
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 802-878-1543

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