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O'Sullivans Irish Pub & Restaurant

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
640 Grand Ave, Ste A, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2365
+1 760-729-7234
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
640 Grand Ave, Ste A, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2365
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by on our way back from the safari park. Service was friendly, and the atmosphere was comfortable and cozy. Plenty of options on the menu, and the servings were a healthy size. Would return if I am ever in the area.

Thank Amanda F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for the first time 9/27/2017 for a benefit for San Diego Animal Shelter.........it's a cozy, Cheers-like establishment for the whole family. Good pours on cocktails, several brands of beer on tap/bottle, food is wonderful, wait staff sooo friendly and attentive. Will make this my...More

Thank 707kathee
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is now my favourite watering hole and place for fish and chips when in Carlsbad. Healthy portions of Cod and lashings of Tatar sauce. All washed down with a couple of pints of Newcastle Brown...Heaven

Thank ianc951
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Returned to O'Sullivan's for dinner with an Irish ex-pat new friend. It was a grand experience. There was a 4-person group playing Trad (Traditional) music as we walked in; it set the tone. Our reserved table was ready and superb service soon followed. Every one...More

Thank Celtlaw
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Lunch here is a good escape for an hour to watch some football on the tv while enjoying some steak cut chips with your main meal.

Thank Worrals
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Looking for a place to spend Patrick's Day and get corned beef & cabbage. Being from Boston we didn't want a chain restaurant. Found O'Sullivan's and it was great. They have Irish bands a few nights per week; very active bar and the food is...More

Thank redsox1118
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I fancy a great breakfast any time of day! Carlsbad has a pretty broad array to select from, but most restaurants are pretty pricey, as well as pretty touristy. When I'm on business and traveling alone, I like to find a place where the locals...More

Thank Ingolf N
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Had an excellent meal with friends, and the food and prices are very good. Portions are huge. Service was good and friendly. The only issue is a limited number of tables, particularly if you are in a group of more than 4 people. We were...More

Thank JimOB1
Reviewed 23 February 2017

My fiancé and I stopped in a while back and had a few beers together. I ate and said the food was pretty good. I had beer and enjoyed the eclectic and homey feeling of the pub. Liked it there and wouldn't mind going back.

Thank MegZimmer
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Out in own and we came across O Sullivan's. The menu was to our looking so we went inside. it had the authentic of an Irish Bar / To my amazement it served An English beer which was fantastic. the meal was a excellent quality...More

Thank Philipwhitehead
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Restaurant Details

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Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, 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 - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 640 Grand Ave, Ste A, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2365
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-729-7234
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