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Ryan's & F.X.BUCKLEY. Steakhouse

) #52 of 2,062 Restaurants in Dublin $$ - $$$ Steakhouse, Irish,
28 Parkgate Street, Dublin D8, Ireland
+353 1 671 9352
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, Irish, Bar, European, Pub
$$ - $$$
28 Parkgate Street, Dublin D8, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 573 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

The steaks were fantastic, and the chips were the best we'd had in years. The staff were friendly, helpful and well informed. Just wish we lived in Dublin.

Thank Stormy_10
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food & Great service Really enjoyed the meal - why does trip advisor insist on minimum length of review - padding is irrelevant!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were advised to book which turned out to be good advice. The restaurant is upstairs from the pub and is quite small. It was very busy with a large party and another table reserved for 12. The steak was very tender and juicy. The...More

Thank Julia D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on a recent trip to Dublin. Staff were very friendly and humourous. We were made to feel very welcome. Food was excellent, service good. Very enjoyable experience. We opted for the early bird menu and thought we'd manage three courses, but we...More

Thank Maisiemoo22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my fiancee and i stopped in for steak after seeing the other branch of fx buckley. this one isn't as posh, but has the same amazing food in a more relaxed atmosphere. it is one of my favourite steak houses. the only down side was...More

Thank PPPPPeterr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we were staying close by at the beautiful Ashling Hotel, we decided to give Ryan's Pub a try. After tasting their great food and experiencing the camaraderie of the staff working as a fun loving team, we were hooked ! We spent 4 days...More

Thank lyondown
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved loved loved this place! We ordered chicken wings to start, for our main steak, obviously however there are various other meats including baby back ribs and delicious smelling burgers, from their butchers, on the menus. All the food was amazing, the wings were by...More

Thank Conniemae84
Reviewed 15 May 2017

OMG this place is amazing!! great steaks, great mussels and the scallops arent bad either. And as for the Guinness!!!!The brewery is just over the road....

1  Thank 386marcj
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We love our steaks and always research widely before booking. The reviews on this place were out of this world and wide so we had no hesitation pre booking before the trip for our first meal after landing. A little underwhelming tho I'm afraid. Starters...More

2  Thank Kevin1400
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We had dinner downstairs at Ryan's. The food was fantastic. The Guinness & Beef Stew was the best I had on our trip. The bar is spectacular and the staff was overly friendly. I would recommend it if you are looking for a traditional Irish...More

1  Thank eragazzo
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Will there be any special events in August 2017 to mark the birth 100 years ago of the late Mr William P Ryan (deceased in 2002, who owned & ran the pub from ~1952 until it passed to his 2 sons before eventually being bought by current owners)? C B Ryan UK
30 May 2017|
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Response from bkcdublin | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know. Nice thought. Nice gentleman, who was affectionately known as " Bongo Ryan "
Dress code?
4 March 2016|
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Response from olivermccann | Reviewed this property |
Casual smart.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$52
Steakhouse, Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Parkgate Street, Dublin D8, Ireland (Formerly FXB Grill@ Ryans Parkgate Street)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 671 9352
  • E-mail
Ryan’s of Parkgate Street has been a landmark Victorian public house in Dublin since 1886 located at the front gate of the Phoenix Park. It has had many famous patrons thorughout it's years including George W. Bush Junior and Senior who both drank here together and also John F. Kennedy. Ryan's was bought by F.X.BUCKLEY Restaurants in 2006 and since then has been serving fabulous FXB quality food, not only do we serve our famous steaks but a full Gastro Bar menu which recommends the best beer for each dish.
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