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Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, Irish,
5157 Main St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-4616
+1 630-969-0600
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
5157 Main St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-4616
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Drink, service, music and food was excellent! Even as busy as they were, they kept up with our table. The Ruben Sandwich and chips were very good! Very fair priced

Thank cher h
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We enjoyed a business dinner here last evening. The chips and dip were fantastic. The burder was tasty. They have Stella Artois Cidre. #1 on my list!

Thank compgal
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I went with several friends on a Monday night. There was hardly anyone in the bar and the service was slow and the waiter seemed be to overly stressed out. He even suggested that we call ahead and let them know a large party would...More

Thank Beth M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Went with family for cocktails and check out the live band. Our waitress was very nice and fast, never had to wait to get another drink. The live band was fun and a great vibe.

Thank Heather P
Reviewed 14 June 2017

My wife and I have been several times in the last 6 months. We really enjoy the food and the service has been great. We have actually found we like it better at lunch when it is less noisy than in the evening when there...More

Thank dave G
Reviewed 15 May 2017

A group of eight friends met for dinner on a Monday night. They put us in our own room which was great. I think our server was Ryan, he was helpful, informative, and attentive. I had the Irish cider which was wonderful. I had the...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This pub offers a great menu and a fun environment. Overall the service is pretty good but not the best I've ever had. They have a pretty good beer selection, if they give you the most updated menu. We were given and all their menu...More

Thank Scubagirlj18
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We were at an art exhibit across the street at the library in Downers Grove and I'd seen this place pop up on my GPS. It was across the street, so we went in. interesting decor to say the least! Great Irish selections, and I...More

1  Thank cooley25
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This was second choice on a night out with friends (the other place was closed due to an unexpected situation in the kitchen!) and so we weren't quite sure what to expect. Beer selection was good. Waitress seemed distracted and disappeared for a while a...More

1  Thank Chuck C
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I must admit I dont go there for the food...mainly the atmosphere (drinks) and live music. Great atmosphere. you will not be disappointed visiting and hanging out at Balldoyle for a pint. Ballydoyle is a local 'treasure'-and locally owned too. Live music is a bonus.

1  Thank Tina K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5157 Main St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-4616
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-969-0600
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