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Colonial Tavern Home To the Irish Brigade

406 Lafayette Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-6033
+1 540-373-1313
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pot roast” (18 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (19 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, American
$$ - $$$
406 Lafayette Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-6033
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a decent joint. You see I have a love affair with good Irish stew ( see the one I provided in Adare, Ireland). So the Irish stew here is one a scale of the one in Ireland about a 6. Which on a scale...More

Thank janamitrad
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Great place to grab a bite to eat and a cheap beer. The bartender was great and super friendly. Awesome place for a night out.

Thank James C
Reviewed 21 March 2018

As residences of Fredericksburg this was actually our first visit and I have to say everyone was well satisfied with their meal. I had the cordon bleu which was excellent and topped it off with a Devils Backbone Vienna Lager. I think it is the...More

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed my meal here. I had the beef stew, my son had shepherds pie and my daughter-in-law had chicken pot pie. Everyone said their entree’s were delicious. Our waitress was friendly and capable as well. Will definitely be back when in the area!

Thank Lbouknight
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Stopped in where while driving through Fredericksburg on a whim. It was Saturday afternoon and they had a band playing (at a reasonable volume, I'll add!). It was fairly busy, but we were seated right away. They had the normal selection of Irish and American...More

Thank gibsongirl104
Reviewed 26 December 2017

A place for music and usually a pretty good meal and always cold beer and welcoming atmosphere. It's an easy stop when coming into town.

Thank richlee1975
Reviewed 19 December 2017

The atmosphere is a casual pub feel. We were there on a Thursday night for the Jazz open mic, but decided to try the food. I ordered the pot roast and was very impressed with a generous meat portion. Definitely worth the menu price. My...More

Thank Nanette T
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Really shocked me how good this special was! I was thinking of a traditional Irish meal, but if you go there and the Crab/Shrimp ravioli is the nightly special - TRY IT!!!

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

I was anticipating more. Reviews seemed very positive. I began with the special soup of the day which was a Potato Leek soup. Glad I did. It was very good, and most certainly the high spot of my lunch. I ordered the fish and chips....More

1  Thank nigmal
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This quaint joint near a Civil War battlefield is housed in an old railroad depot and reminded me of Dublin with its roster of pub food and Irish favorites. We especially liked the shepherd's pie, fish and chips and Irish pot roast, but the menu...More

Thank Michael L
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25 August 2016|
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Response from Michael P | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have half priced appetizers, etc. It runs from 4-7 Monday through Thursday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 406 Lafayette Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-6033
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-373-1313
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