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Comment Archives: Locations: Restaurants: Irish/English

Re: “McCabe's Tavern

Love McCabes. The owners/McCabes are a wonderful asset to C/S. They are incredibly philanthropic, support every event here in town-and the food and drinks are great. Wish more businesses were like them here in town. Forget the chains - support our local businesses.

Posted by R. Smith on 09/06/2014 at 2:45 PM

Re: “McCabe's Tavern

Love McCabes. Feels like family! and Greg and Ari rock!

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Karen Eppler Henderson on 08/30/2014 at 5:38 PM

Re: “The Golden Bee

It is fun and corny songs are part of why it is. A very authentic UK style pub with prices that won't kill too bad considering it's part of the Broadmoore.
Good food and a great atmosphere.

Posted by Jackster on 06/17/2011 at 4:33 PM

Re: “McCabe's Tavern

Killer $1 tacos every Tuesday!

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by heystoopid on 02/05/2011 at 7:45 PM

Re: “The Golden Bee

It sounds like it would be fun but it's REALLY corny - hated the songs.

Posted by snephtar on 11/12/2010 at 1:26 PM

Re: “Jack Quinn Irish Alehouse & Pub

Jack Quinn's is great Most of the time. The food is pretty consistently good. The Sunday brunch there is the best! I used to go every week for the Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz, but got frustrated with the sound quality of the speakers (only hearing every 3rd word during a quiz is annoying) and stopped going. I like their live music, but its always too loud for the space they are in. If they get the speaker system fixed they would definitely be a 5 star place.

Posted by Jesyka on 11/12/2010 at 9:18 AM

Re: “McCabe's Tavern

The first time I went there the food, drinks and service were amazing. That was over a year ago and since then it has gone progressively downhill. The waitresses get orders wrong and bring cold food. You are lucky if you see one of the waitresses every hour or so. I am not going back again.

0 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Jesyka on 11/12/2010 at 9:11 AM

Re: “Jack Quinn Irish Alehouse & Pub

The last time some friends and I went here the serves was the worst! We sat down and waited for a wait person. The place wasn’t very crowded. We sat and waited and waited. Finally I got up and ordered drinks at the bar. Two of the people I was with got up and went across the street and ate at Jimmy John’s. I asked a waiter walking by for help and he said it wasn’t his area. Finally a women came by to wait on us, my friend said that would be nice because we had been waiting for some time. She said that wasn’t possible! ? Our other friends returned from Jimmy John’s just as we were given menus. We ordered and wait a while for our food. We were not offered another drink. I asked to talk to the manager and was told by the first waiter he was busy. We paid and walked out the front door. We were than told by someone else that the manager was standing out front. I told him of our experience, to which he said that we should of talked to him. He then told me that someone had said that I had yield at one of the waitress, which is pure fiction, and if I had why didn’t he intervene at that point? My friends and I are all in our 40’s and 50’s, one is an ex police officer. I have enjoyed many and evening at Quinns, and have played music there before. I and my friends will not be coming back!

Posted by John E on 09/01/2010 at 11:15 AM

Re: “Jack Quinn Irish Alehouse & Pub

You have to be careful here. 95% of the time the food is unbeatable, and then there is the other 5%. My favorite dishes there are the fish and chips, the bangers and mash, and sheppard's pie.

I have been going there for around 5 years now, and almost always order one of my 3 favorites. It's ususally great, BUT... a couple times a year it's horrible (and that's an understatement!) The last time I was there I ordered the Shppard's pie. It came with a well done top and the gravy was so thin and overpowered with rosemary it was disusting. Now the waitstaff and manager were all over it trying to make it better. I'll definately give them that. The second try at the pie was even worse than the first. I fianlly had to change to the bangers and mash which was rushed (as by the time I got it my wife had already finished her meal) was not properly cooked. I walked... and have not returned.

The one thing you NEVER do in a restaurant is serve undercooked pork (or chicken for that matter).

So, unless they've corrected the problem, which is sporadic, your taking the quality of your evening, and your health, in your hands!

Posted by A CS Foodie on 08/30/2010 at 6:40 PM

Re: “McCabe's Tavern

The curry chicken salad sandwich and the Reuben are also mighty mighty tasty!

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by restless native on 06/03/2010 at 2:22 PM

Re: “Jack Quinn Irish Alehouse & Pub

Amazed that I'm the first person to rate this place. It's awesome. Superb, authentic food and decor. Fine service. Convenient location.

Posted by OldCrank on 10/09/2009 at 8:48 PM

Re: “McCabe's Tavern

Great open space, attentive staff, GREEN biz and yummy, yummy menu. Try the hot chicken salad (hot wings style fried chicken breast on greens LOADED with bleu cheese) or the Ploughman's Lunch (a traditional Irish plate of cold meats, cheeses, olives, garlic, veggies, etc served with breads). Oh yeah, there are the fries with curry dip. Trust me, come hungry.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by july gal on 04/29/2009 at 12:36 PM

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