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Bison Bar and BBQ

#183 of 2,130 Restaurants in Dublin
€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
11 Wellington Quay, Dublin D02 XY28, Ireland
+353 86 056 3144
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
€€ - €€€
11 Wellington Quay, Dublin D02 XY28, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Go there all the time With my wife for food and drinks and it's always amazing and bartender will make what ever drink you would like and there is tequila as fare as the eye can see but don't take my word for it pop...More

Thank Tadhg M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by here for a quick brunch and got the sausage sandwich (5€) and a coffee (2.90€) to go. Can't complain at the price, sandwich was on the large side which is always a plus. Fella at the bar was a pleasure to be served...More

Thank lukedelves
Reviewed 24 May 2018

We had eaten at a sister restaurant I'm sure, given the similarity in menu and some of the stylings. So we only needed some alcohol. First pint was flat and was speedily replaced by the excellent lady in charge of the bar. (Rolling Stones gig....More

Thank Gonzo185
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Ordered the tasting plate, a little of everything.It was ok but didnt live up to expectations.pulled pork probably the nicest item on platter.not as good as smoking bones in flavour or value wise. nice venue though with full bar.

Thank hollielong
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

A group of us had pre booked this place and our table was situated in the smoking area. The food was ok the ribs really good but very little meat on them. Service was fast but the only problem was people who had finished there...More

Thank Asherthehasher
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Honestly it's alright. Used to be alot better up on until about June 2017. Service isn't as good as it used to be. Food has also disimproved. Wouldn't really bother going back.

Thank Darragh H
Reviewed 17 April 2018

I'd say I've visited Bison Bar over five times already since I was introduced to it. I cannot express how much I enjoy this place, I hail from Tipperary/Galway and I always have to visit this place whenever I'm in Dublin. My first visit was...More

Thank MattieW91
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Great spot for barbecue food in Dublin. There taster board gives you the chance to try all of their offerings. The bar is also very nice for a drink

Thank Joseph D
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Awesome food with good service. Easy to get a seat with fast service and drink specials for a reasonable price. Quality BBQ! Hard to find in Ireland!

Thank boostruereview
Reviewed 3 March 2018

From the country and rock music played inside, through the wild wild west pictures and paintings on the wall, to the super tasty ribs and spicy chicken wings, this pub is definitely a must see. The place was recommended to us by a friend who...More

Thank Nelly P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Wellington Quay, Dublin D02 XY28, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 86 056 3144
Sitting right on Wellington Quay, in the heart of Dublin, is a slice of BBQ heaven. Sidle up to our bar, saddle up on our seats and get comfortable in Bison Bar & BBQ, Dublin’s first and best BBQ joint.
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