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“Pre theatre dinner”

Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant
Ranked #9 of 326 Restaurants in Aurora
Cuisines: Irish
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 13 February 2018

My wife and I came here before going to a show at the Paramount Theatre on a Sunday, early evening.
Their red sangria is possibly the best we've ever had. We had macaroni and cheese bites as an appetizer. They were decent, not spectacular. What was spectacular was my entrée. I had a penne vodka with chicken that was outstanding. My wife had beef stroganoff, which was pretty much exactly what you would expect. She thought it was a little heavy on the onion but otherwise good. We had cheesecake for desert that was good but a little too frozen. Our server was very good and friendly.
My only real complaint would be the backless bar stool type chairs. They're horrible. If I was going there on a Friday night to see a band, I would not want to sit on them for long.
All in all, we were pleasantly surprised with the quality and plan to come back.

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Thank buddha-becky
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Attended a political meeting here. Was very pleased with the size of the room for the well attended event. Service staff quick getting beverages and food arrived so fast and hot. Enjoyed the fried shrimp platter with their house cocktail sauce. Will make a point to go back.

Thank PattiHunt
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Sunday, January 14, 2018 my wife and I went to Ballydoyle for an early dinner. We walked in and the greeter told us that it was open seating, sit anywhere. After picking our seats, we sat, and sat, and sat. After about fifteen minutes of waiting for any acknowledgement, we picked up and walked out. I can't tell you how the food was because no one was interested enough to serve us.

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1  Thank Robert R
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant is a great restaurant for anyone who is interested in trying different foods. Its occasionally has live music for listening pleasure and is just an all around great restaurant.

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Thank Nathan H
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Looked for a place a quick walk away from 8 pm performance. Ballydoyle exceeded my hopes with great reasonably priced menu, quick service, great drinks, and even an entertainer singing Christmas songs! Waitress was so capable even tho place was crowded, and got us out with plenty of time.

Thank Alyssa788
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