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Waxy O'Connor Irish Pub & Eatery

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Irish, Bar, Pub, American
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1095 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-2116
+1 954-525-9299
Today
11:30 - 00:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 10:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an authentic Irish pub that we enjoyed while we lived on our boat in Fort Lauderdale, FL from 1998 to 2001. We ate there a lot. Just had lunch last Monday and it brought back a flood of wonderful memories. The "Bangers and Mash" were as good as I remembered.

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Thank Steve G
Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch today with my friend as I had gone last week for dinner and the fried fish was amazing.. however this time my friends sausage rolls came out black burnt to a crisp... they did nothing about it and my fish was really tasty but the salad was soaked in fryer oil. Service is friendly but food could... More 

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Thank BCCamper
Gainesville, Virginia
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying at a local hotel and wanted to get something to eat. The hotel staff recommended this restaurant. The place was booming! We found a table with our own tv do we were set to watch the football game. We ordered Waxy's nachos. They were delicious! The nachos are made with freshly cut and fried potatoes. The mix... More 

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Thank Leigh W
Charlotte
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Food, great service. the chicken soup was delicious. The place is roomy on the inside, and the outside esplanade is very inviting

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Thank John A
Columbus, Ohio
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55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is better than average. Although advertised as an Irish pub, I found it to be more of a sports bar with Irish overtones and food. I would point out however that the interior decor is completely Irish.

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Thank WRKirk
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here as we were exploring the area before our cruise, we had so much fun talking with the great staff and locals! We had a few bears and an app (homemade chips and dip) and we loved it so much, we went back later for dinner! Awesome food, and large portions, with great prices!

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Thank Kathleen B
Ft. Lauderale, FL
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I was disappointed with Waxy's. The food was mediocre, basically pub food. They have a large selection of beers but a very limited wine selection. The pub atmosphere was great and there were a lot of people there drinking and watching football. There is music and tv's galore with football on all channels. Not my type of place.

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Thank lauramet
Delaware
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The food was very good and huge portions. The prices were very reasonable as well. I would eat here again.

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Thank MrandMrsTravelers56
Seattle, Washington
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124 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The night group visited, they served the "jamo promo" which was a beer and a shot of jameson whiskey. Many of us found that quite enjoyable. The sheperd's pie ... eh

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Thank threestartraveler
Washington, United States
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good Irish pub, don't come here if your looking for quiet, IT'S A FREAKING IRISH PUB! ! Service, smiles good food. Irish Coffee...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 10:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 10:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 10:30
Thursday
11:30 - 10:30
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1095 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-2116
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-525-9299

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