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Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub

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Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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4287 King St E | Unit 7, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2E9, Canada
+1 519-653-3111
11:00 - 00:00
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All hours
Sun - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The people working here are wonderful! The food is great, as well. This made my birthday meal a great time. Much better than the total lack of service we got at Borealis Grille and Bar!

Thank Robert H
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three of my co-workers and I went in for a drink after work on a Friday night. After waiting several minutes in an almost empty pub we were served but not made to feel welcome because they were expecting an influx of TMMC employees. Needless to say we had our pints and then left for the more welcoming Scottish pub... More 

Thank Brian G
Cambridge, Canada
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

On a hot summer Friday evening, an Irish pub should be a bustling watering hole. Instead we found an empty, lackluster location. When 95% of the restaurant is empty why on earth is a group of 5 sat directly in front of the kitchen. Its not a matter of pretention, but we were constantly swatting away fruit flies coming from... More 

Thank Tableforfourplease
Vancouver, Canada
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106 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Met our friends who were coming from 2 different cities. Great location, just off the 401. Their salads are amazing and good variety of beer choices. We ate in the bar area, good service, and nice live music on schedule days.

Thank GoodLife1993
Cambridge, Canada
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150 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Stopped here as it was the only restaurant of 3 in the area that was not crazy busy. Service was very slow. I had the chicken tikka curry. It was ok. Not made fresh to order, I guess it's just from a packet and reheated to warm. My husband had the steak pie that looked a little more hearty.

Thank british-canadian-60
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Fionn MacCools has a great selection of beers, from the big brands to local ones as well. If you don't find something you like on tap, the bottle and can selection extends even further. The food is great. Tried the shrimp fettuccine on the St. Patricks day menu. Awesome dish. If you're looking for cold beer and good food. This... More 

Thank Shuglo
Orangeville, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Service was very slow... Like I mean slow! Apps were ok. Chicken sandwich overlooked. Boxty was drenched in sour cream. Waited at least 15 minutes for our bill. There were 3 other people in the restaurant. Will not come back.

Thank TDuke
Guelph, Canada
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I like this place. The beer is good and the service is excellent. I had shrimp and chips and they were really good. Service was good and prompt. Definitely will go there again.

Thank Roberto6361
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Good place for a lunch sandwich. Mostly variations of chicken, but nevertheless good. Do one called the "flying pig". Bacon, chicken breast,back bacon in panoko crumbs, tomato and lettuce. Has BBQ sauce on the chicken but is overpowering. Better to leave it off or have it on the side. Tried the the pub pies but thought they were quite dry.

Thank Ray B
Kincardine, Canada
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

The first time I enjoyed lamb shank dinner was on a UK trip at an Irish pub. I was amazed. We tried Fionn MacCool's and I ordered the same. I was equally impressed and delighted. Welcoming atmosphere, professional service and amazing fare.

Thank SaagGosht

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4287 King St E | Unit 7, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2E9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: +1 519-653-3111
Get the proper pub experience. We balance Irish-inspired dishes and North American classics. We’ve perfected the pub staple, Fish & Chips, and make our pies and pastry in-Pub. Try our fresh burgers like the legendary Guinness® Burger, with your pint of Guinness® of course!

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