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Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant

) #6 of 249 Restaurants in Aurora €€ - €€€ American, Irish,
28 W New York St, Aurora, IL
+1 630-844-0400
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
28 W New York St, Aurora, IL
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1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent and the portions were huge!! Many of our friends and family ate here the night before my son's wedding in Aurora. Everyone said that the had the same opinion as we did on quality and portion size. I would eat here...More

Thank robk9531
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Picked randomly was surprisingly good Service was a tad off but food was excellent thru six different orders Beer was cold with excellent choices Very nice pub

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was good, service was very good. We enjoyed some fun entertinment and also watched a great group of kids doing Irish dancing.

Thank Barb J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has an Irish-themed rustic interior decor that just didn't seem well put together. The food tries to be Irish but ends up being as authentic as Tex-Mex is Mexican. Ok grub, ok drinks, nothing to write home about.

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food and drinks were great. We went with friends for an Anniversary celebration. The wait staff was courteous, friendly, and attentive without being intrusive. The biggest surprise was the bag of donuts dessert.... served in a paper bag. Thought it strange. My idea of...More

Thank smyder99
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Easy to find, parking all around. Large venue. I had a large salad which was very good. Wife had fish and chips, (fries). Tasty. Good beer and whiskey selection.

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped in before a show at paramount theatre 🎭. Grabbed drinks and appetizers at bar. Beer selections very good, food good. Great Irish pub atmosphere

Thank Bill F
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We went here after seeing a play at the Paramount theater just around the corner. It was well within walking distance, and since it was raining that really helped. The service was good and the food was pretty good, just what you would expect for...More

Thank Thomas_H181
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We were excited to eat here recently after seeing Riverdance at the nearby Paramount Theater. We visited on a Sunday night. The restaurant wasn't very busy. We waited quite a while to be served drinks and much longer for our food. Our group of four...More

Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We had tickets to the Paramount, so thought we'd drop in to another local restaurant, but they were packed with no way of getting us in prior to the concert. Turned out fine - we thought Ballydoyle looked a little ragged, but that's it's coat...More

Thank Mike16Chicago
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Do they take reservations
18 April 2016|
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Response from Ty S | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain because I have never had a problem being seated immediately.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 W New York St, Aurora, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 630-844-0400
  • E-mail
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