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Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub

$$ - $$$, ,
4287 King St E | Unit 7, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2E9, Canada
+1 519-653-3111
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
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“seafood pie” (2 reviews)
“lamb shank” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Canadian, Irish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4287 King St E | Unit 7, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2E9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best waitress EVER Food was good, but the waitress was by far the star of the show. Excellent personality and honest advice. Certainly going back! Added bonus - low key birthday celebration, none of that gawdawful singing! Go, enjoy!

Thank Rob F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went out for our daughters 17th birthday. It was very empty so we got seated right away. Service wasn't great. She tried, but she didn't know the menu very well and she didn't know what the meals were served with. We've been here before and...More

Thank 69cynthiab
Chris H, Owner at Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good Day! thank you for taking the time to write a review. I first would like to apologize for the sub par experience. I am hoping we can make it up to you. My personal email is chumphries999@gmail.com. Thank-you Chris Humphries Owner/Operator

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were meeting a friend at Maccools for dinner. We arrived early and got a friendly greeting.....shown to a table and asked the name of the friend meeting us. Our friend was shown to the table and the host made sure she got served right...More

Thank Donald W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a great night with my family, Great food, everyone was trying everyones food, laughing, eating. The staff was great. Definatly going to recomment this place to our friends.

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went last year with a group. They knew we were coming and yet seemed completely unable to serve us. My wife and I managed to get one beer over an hour and still hadn't had an order taken. Left without eating. Small group again this...More

Thank anosully
Chris H, Owner at Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good day. I am very sorry that you had a sub par experience. I would love to speak with you directly to try and rectify these issues. Thank you for you time, hope to hear from you. My direct number is 226-755-1242. Chris Humphries Owner/Operator

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very disappointed in food and service. Waiter paid no attention whatsoever, delivered wrong drinks. Used to love going here and food was great. Only good thing was the live band! 4 of us ate and had drinks.

Thank kpp62
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I were visiting my cousins in Kitchener and decided to stop in here for dinner. It was amazing!! I had the Guinness Beef and Mushroom boxy. Wow!!! The tender moist beef was cooked beautifully in a Guinness gravy that complemented the bit...More

Thank Tisha M
Reviewed 8 September 2017

There is a good selection of upper end (gastro) pub type food but also some more authentic Irish type traditional food. Really good curries.

Thank BruceMcH
Chris H, Owner at Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank-you!!! I'm happy you had a great experience. Cheers Chris Humphries Owner/Operator

Reviewed 7 September 2017

My husband and I ate here for the first time recently and really enjoyed our meals. I had the cauliflower curry which comes in a SPICY Vindaloo curry sauce. If you don't tolerate spicy, I suggest something else. I'm also not a big fan of...More

Thank writeonOntario
Reviewed 2 September 2017

After a busy day, my husband and I needed a good meal. We chose Finn MacCools as it was close by. We waited a long time to be sat, no one was around, but the pub was busy. Once sat, took forever just to get...More

Chris H, Owner at Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We are always looking at ways to get better with service and food. I would love to speak with you directly and have you give our pub another chance. My number is 226-755-1242 hope to hear from you....More

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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Irish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4287 King St E | Unit 7, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2E9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: +1 519-653-3111
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Get the proper pub experience. We balance Irish-inspired dishes and North American classics. We’ve perfected the pub staple, Fish & Chips, and make our pies and pastry in-Pub. Try our fresh burgers like the legendary Guinness® Burger, with your pint of Guinness® of course!
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