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Sean Bolan's Pub

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$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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12 S Main St, Bel Air, MD 21014-3703
+1 410-803-1173
11:00 - 02:00
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Port Jefferson, New York
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my third visit to Sean Bolan's and the food was great again. The wings are the best wings I've had in a long time, this time I had the grilled chicken which came with green beans, mashed potatoes and peppercorn Jameson gravy, it was delicious. I'm from Britain, and I get a bit tired of Irish or British... More 

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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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89 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the banger's n mash. Very good I recommend the Irish rolls as a starter. Parking can be a bit of a challenge during mid day of the weekday.

Thank Marty875
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65 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Greasiest fish and so called chips I've ever eaten. Chips are frozen steak fries.. When they should be hand cut but I guess the cook is too lazy to make them as lazy as he is to shake the basket.. Really bad grease The batter is all wrong..dont.know where that recipe came from. It's like pancake batter. Ughhh. Proper battery... More 

Thank FoodProfessor2
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Another stop at Sean Bolens. This place does not disappoint with numerous beers in draft and delicious food

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Bel Air, Maryland
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I have never been to Ireland, so I couldn't tell you if the food is similar to Irish food. I can tell you they have great selection of brews and delicious menu. I have never letlft here unsatisfied. The Wednesday night steak special is great and well priced . My favorite is the roasted red pepper soup with Gouda and... More 

Thank Amber P
Bel Air, Maryland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Cool local pub with great atmosphere, great food (especially the "specials"), good beer selection that changes weekly, and the service is second to none.

Thank dyanuk53
Bel Air, Maryland
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I've been coming here for about 8 years, I believe. Stop after work for a pint of my favorite wheat beer. Tasty. Dinner when the wife is out of town usually falls on steak nite. Well cooked-- not over-- rare please! Always cooked just right. Try any of the specials that vary every week. Friendly staff, moderately priced. Crowd changes... More 

Thank jay v
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65 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

OK.. NOT IRISH. People please stop believing this is in anyway Irish and stop reviewing it as such. It is not Irish food and you are not entitled to call it that. Reading people from Bel Air reviews is painful to my eyes what's even more annoying is that these so called owners never respond to their problems. It's plain... More 

Thank FoodProfessor2
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Great food & atmosphere. Laid back, causal, comfortable dining. Try the Fried Green Tomatoes & Gaelic Steak - always awesome!!

Thank Patricia D
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by one of the nearby winery staff. The atmosphere was classic Irish. The beer selection was good. The Bangers & Mash were very reasonably priced...but were somewhat overcooked and tough. I would expect better, and have had much better from an 'Irish' restaurant. The server was disinterested despite it not being busy. I don't plan on... More 

Thank Dan C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 S Main St, Bel Air, MD 21014-3703
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bel Air
  • Phone Number: +1 410-803-1173

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?