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O'Faolain's Irish Pub

20921 Davenport Dr, Ste 134, Sterling, VA 20165-6156
+1 703-444-9796
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
20921 Davenport Dr, Ste 134, Sterling, VA 20165-6156
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We've been going here on and off for the past several years. The inside was remodeled a year or two ago and has more of a pub feel. We love hanging out on the patio for drinks and appetizers in the evenings. The food is...More

Thank Tanyajn1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crowds in and out, hard working staff, fish and chips and friendly patrons all jolly and always a beer in hand. If you want to be part of the crowd, this is the place.

Thank normanduncan1919
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at O'Faolain's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for your thoughts Norman, we are really happy to hear all of your compliments! Enjoy the weekend.

Reviewed 1 April 2017

Love this little place and love the patio in the summer. The Magners Cider in the chilled glass is da bomb here. Keep on rocking it!

Thank stm1258
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at O'Faolain's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Happy to hear that, and thank you!!

Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Been coming here since 2005. Great pub atmosphere and friendly staff. Awesome patio for happy hour and beyond in the warmer months. Great food

Thank Corey L
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at O'Faolain's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Thanks so much Corey for the nice review. We are so happy you enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We've been to O'Faolains a couple of times and the experience was always decent. Not great but for a neighborhood bar/restaurant to grab a bite to eat and have a drink it isn't too bad. Our latest visit was this past weekend for brunch. Our...More

Thank rgr692
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at O'Faolain's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for bringing this to our attention. We strive to make sure all of our guest enjoy their entire experience and we apologize if this was not the case. We would like to make this up to you. Please send us your...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Visited in 2011 & had great St. Paddy's day meal! A couple of years later returned & food was inedible! Went again last year & it was good - not great. Hard to rate!More

Thank ritzimitzi
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at O'Faolain's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. We were sorry to hear about the negative experience. We would love to make it up to you. Next time you are in the area stop in and ask for Fiona. She will make sure you are taken care of....More

Reviewed 16 January 2017

Stopped here on a Saturday evening for a late dinner and the bar area was packed with people watching the NFL playoffs and listening to a singer. The server was friendly and for a while we thought she had forgotten about us but she apologized...More

Thank trbeer
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at O'Faolain's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed your experience. We appreciate your review and hope you have a nice weekend! Thanks again

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

First time here, Route 7 clogged up as usual, at happy hours ordered their wings, crab dip, onion rings plus some kind of beer battered pancake. Though there are only a few patrons at the bar, and none for dinner, this being 5:30, the food...More

Thank Keydawn
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Unfortunately, these types of restaurants are not around like they used to be. Seems these types of restaurants are being replaced by Latin American/South American restaurants. Glad to find O'Faolain's Irish Pub and try them for the first time. Waitress is friendly and attentive. We...More

Thank BDover
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We love this place. Food is excellent along with the apps and drinks are the top! Great service and atmosphere!!

Thank Vickie S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
10:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20921 Davenport Dr, Ste 134, Sterling, VA 20165-6156
    (Route 7 & Palisades Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Sterling
  • Phone Number: +1 703-444-9796
  • E-mail
Our menu naturally features many favorite traditional dishes but also reflects contemporary Ireland with its strong European culinary influences. However what the Irish value most in their hospitality is its friendliness.