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Dubliner Pub and Cafe

2160 University Ave W # 2162, Saint Paul, MN 55114-1820
+1 651-646-5551
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Worst bartender/customer service person ever!

I’ve been coming to the Dubliner for 20+ years, but unfortunately due to where I’ve lived recently... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
TheMonte
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Owatonna, Minnesota
via mobile
Great food and music

Pub with excellent Irish ambience. Went on a Sunday afternoon, listened to excellent music. Had... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
jammerspot
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Minnesota
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The Dubliner Pub & Cafe has been on the corner of University and Vandalia for 33yrs. Awarded the City Pages, "Best Pub in the Cities" several years in a row. It has served up the finest mix of Irish music and dance, perfectly poured pints of Guinness, a large selection of whiskeys and fresh craft beers. There are breakfast and lunch served from 11:00am-3pm in the cafe. The Pub opens at 11:00am -2:00am-Monday-Sunday. Happy hour and great pub food served from 4:00pm-9:00pm Tues-Thurs. 4:00pm-10:00 Fri. & Sat. Free popcorn and large screen for sporting events. Lots of free parking and a lovely patio.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 Jul 2017
“A lovely time”
4 Feb 2018
“Worst bartender/customer service person ever!”
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2160 University Ave W # 2162, Saint Paul, MN 55114-1820
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

I’ve been coming to the Dubliner for 20+ years, but unfortunately due to where I’ve lived recently, I had an extended break from the Dubliner. I came back to find that it’s still the great place I remember from years ago. Great atmosphere, great drinks...More

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Geri C, Owner at Dubliner Pub and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Hello "TheMonte" I am very disappointed to hear that you had a negative experience with one of our employees. Professional, friendly service is what it's all about for us, I will follow up on this and do all I can the prevent this from happening...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Pub with excellent Irish ambience. Went on a Sunday afternoon, listened to excellent music. Had excellent fish and chips. Many choices of sandwiches, soups and salads along with main courses. Choices of variety of beers as well as non alcoholic beverages. Order at bar. Employees...More

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Geri C, Owner at Dubliner Pub and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thanks Jamerspot for the great rating. We love to please and seeing folks enjoy themselves in our Pub is what's it's all about. I hope you come in again. Wednesday nights we have free Irish dance lessons and excellent Traditional Irish music to dance to....More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We consider this pub a neighbor place to get good pub food and maybe hear a little Irish music. The last few times however, they have had no wait staff. Tonight there was one, yes one bartender and the place was full of people all...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Attended this establishment last week in difficult circumstances. My brother was buried and after the Mass we repaired to this pub by arrangement. Good and wholesome food provided with some Irish music as is appropriate for an Irish wake. Publican Tom Scanlon the publican was...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Met friends for dinner, enjoyed the trio playing traditional Irish music. The food was good nut I might change the menu and add the word 'seasonal' behind the Irish stew offering as it is not made in the summer... Good staff, nice atmosphere, sketchy part...More

Thank OliverandLisa
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Geri C, Owner at Dubliner Pub and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Hello, Thank for the suggestion that we note "the Irish Stew is seasonal," in our menu. We appreciate the feedback and I will pass on your compliment to the staff. I hope you come in again. We have great music six nights and week. You...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

My first time at the Dubliner, which in a previous life used to be the Ace Bar. My companions all ordered beer and were pleased with the selections. I ordered a soft drink and was disappointed that it was flat, so I sent it back....More

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Geri C, Owner at Dubliner Pub and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Hello, Thanks for sharing the experience you had at the Dubliner Pub & Cafe. It was unfortunate that you stopped in when our glycol system was down. We actually found out it needed to be replaced and couldn't be repaired. In regard to our fish...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Hidden Jem! Old building but well kept and clean! We only visited the cafe. We did not visit the pub next door. Next time! Claire our server was very polite and eager to take our order. In fact she referred me to the place two...More

2  Thank mrenthusi
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were at Days hotel and went into The Dubliner for a pint and some food. An unexpected delight - great atmosphere and a proper pint and anywhere that has a kilt night deserves a shout out. While drinking we noticed several...More

1  Thank Mike L
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Geri C, Owner at Dubliner Pub and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2016

Hello Folks! Thank you so much for your positive comments about The Dubliner. I agree with your observation of a "kilt night" deserving a shout out! It's also our Irish Pint night so patrons can enjoys Irish pints at a $1 off all night. There's...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2016

Lots of great tap beer choices plus a full bar. The food is limited to Hegges Pizza and popcorn, so plan ahead. On the first Monday evening, hymn taps are abounding from 7-9 pm. The atmosphere is friendly and outside seating is available. Easy train...More

1  Thank Bill K
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Geri C, Owner at Dubliner Pub and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2016

Hello Bill, So happy you stopped into the Dubliner and took the time to write a review. I just wanted to let you know that we now have a full kitchen. We serve breakfast lunch and great evening pub food till 10:00pm on weekends and...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

The Dubliner Pub is not the place to go for a fancy or an authentic meal. They have all you can eat popcorn and frozen pizza made to order. But what is special about this bar, are it's regular customers, the amazing music and the...More

1  Thank Cynthia R
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Wanda S
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Response from Geri C | Property representative |
Yes, we have salads, stew, shepards pie and you can always order any of our sandwich options without bread.
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