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Jake O'Connor's Public House

$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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200 Water St, Excelsior, MN 55331 (Second Street)
+1 952-908-9650
10:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Chanhassen, Minnesota
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Authentic pub feel, with nice booths, great bar, good atmosphere and pool table in cellar. Serves a nice pint of Guinness. We have been regulars since it opened. In that time, they have significantly cut back... Smaller serving sizes, half sized napkins, no automatic bread basket. Prices have not gone down to match. At one time, you could get an... More 

Thank SamandKerr
Bloomington, Minnesota
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82 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We met a group of people here for lunch today and what a wonderful place. Beautiful wood surrounds the tables and booths. A great extensive menu with everything from breakfast to dinner. Some had breakfast they said was great. They also have a selection of pot pies several had. The chicken looked delicious, I had a shrimp, crab and lobster... More 

Thank Jan B
Plymouth, Minnesota
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223 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful pub. Large interior, two levels, dark wood, large, oval shaped bar and lots of space to mingle and enjoy yourself with family and/or great friends. We were hungry and ordered food (wings, burgers, fish and chips). It took quite a while until the food was there and when it finally came it was a bit of... More 

Thank Aeneken
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Ok, so maybe not quite as good as being in a Dublin pub, but this lovely Irish bar is just as charming and it's only a short walk from the lake. The food portions are generous and delicious. Wide variety of beer and whiskey.

Thank Jared L
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95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

A good place for drinks and food, but it is definitely bar type food or comfort food. The portions are generous.

Thank dskefamily4
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We went there a couple of weeks ago for lunch on a Saturday. The staff was quick to seat us and were very friendly and courteous. I ordered the corned beef hash and my wife ordered the garden omelet. We also each had a craft beer from a reasonable craft beer menu (yes, they have the normal American beers along... More 

Thank John L
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Most recently we had a family dinner here. Previously had only come to drink. We were all impressed by the food and kids menu. Loved sitting outside, when the weather is nice!

Thank HJS11
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped in to have a bit to eat on our way home. Small menu so we choose some Appetizers. I had the hot wings, my friends had the brissel sprouts and sliders. All were very good. Small wine list but something for almost every one. Great service.

Thank Sherie L
Chaska, Minnesota
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59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Justs a wondeful place for what ever your want to do, enjoy a great meal or sit at a bar and have a few drinks. It reminds me of the TV show Cheers every time I go there. We sometimes walk in or sometimes make reservations. We usually get seated at a booth. The food is outstanding. It is such... More 

Thank Sieg1313
Maple Grove, Minnesota
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived with reservations an hour before our reservation time. Even though we were all ther, we waited an extra 30 minutes after our reservation. When we finally sat down, the chairs were uncomfortable and it was very loud in the place. I ordered their Lobster and Shrimp pie and my husband ordered fish and chips. Really awful. My pie... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Water St, Excelsior, MN 55331
    (Second Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Excelsior
  • Phone Number: +1 952-908-9650

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