Fado Irish Pub

Fadó Irish Pub & Restaurant

Irish Pub and Gastropub · Rittenhouse Square
1500 Locust St (at 15th St), Philadelphia, PA 19102, United States
Hours:
Open until 2:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Fri
    • 11:30 AM–2:00 AM
  • Sat
    • 8:00 AM–2:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 8:00 AM–Midnight
Price:
$$$$
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer, Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

Great Pints, Legendary craic!

7.8/10

Based on 345 votes

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    Logan Lynn R.
    "The Breakfast Boxty & Bailey's Coffee is the best hangover cure!"(5 Tips)
    WorldSoccerShop
    "... Listen to the tale of Ireland's rich and celebrated Pub culture - a..."(4 Tips)
    Jason M.
    "By far the best pub in Philly!"(2 Tips)
    Major League Soccer
    "great Major League Soccer experience"(2 Tips)
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  • boxty
  • ireland
  • Irish pubs
  • beer
  • pub in philly
  • happy hour
  • burgers
  • good for a late night
  • breakfast food
  • whiskey
  • authentic
  • fish
  • sliders
  • coffee
  • lobster tempura
  • free Wifi
  • scotch
  • dancing
  • staff
  • music
  • Men's Health Mag
    You've got to respect a place that opens at 7a.m. some days just to host a big soccer matchup. They've even got a European draft system so Guinness pours like Guinness should. Authentic enough for ya?
    Men's Health Mag · November 8, 2011
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  • WorldSoccerShop
    Fadó is an Irish term meaning 'long ago'. Listen to the tale of Ireland's rich and celebrated Pub culture - a culture of hearty food and drink, good music, warm hospitality and friendly banter.
    WorldSoccerShop · December 19, 2010
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  • Ryan S.
    Was having a great time till all the bartenders & staff turned into a-holes @ last call. They begin charging astronomic prices & start LITERALLY shoving u to the door! Do NOT end your night here!
    Ryan S · October 14, 2012
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  • Barbara K.
    You have to try the pulled lamb it was off the hook. Also try the boxties with the cheese dip. And my server Mandy was a sweet heart. This place was a pleasant surprise.
    Barbara Kelvin · September 29, 2013
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  • Jennifer H.
    Fado has a delicious and cheap burger that has great flavor. $15 gets you a homemade seasoned beef pat tie with arugula, tomato, rasher, cheddar and grilled onion. Delicious!
    Jennifer H · November 20, 2011
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  • Anita H.
    Forget the meal (which was outstanding) and go straight to the dessert menu. Our table of five, ordered four desserts and we could not decide which was better. YUM!
    Anita Hamilton · December 4, 2011
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  • Major League Soccer
    Fado offers a great Major League Soccer experience with a traditional Irish Pub atmosphere. Come on down to see the Union in action. Fado's is an official MLS Pub!
    Major League Soccer · July 14, 2011
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  • Philly.com
    Fado's menu offers progressive Irish cuisine, importing many of their ingredients directly from Ireland. The decor is also direct from pubs in Ireland. Read more
    Philly.com · August 3, 2014
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  • Alaina M.
    I love going here. I just wish there would be a parking specifically for fados. Food is great and I've always had an awesome time :)
    Alaina Murphy · September 19, 2013
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  • Cormac B.
    It is hard to find a better pub anywhere and I've been in a few. Great beer selection and amazing food . Stephanie is amazing as advertised
    Cormac Brady · April 17, 2013
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  • Eric O.
    If you're here for food, the Shepherd's Pie is great, but it is served at approximately two million degrees Fahrenheit. Let it cool down for a good ten minutes before digging in.
    Eric O · September 22, 2013
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  • Matthew B.
    If you love soccer, Fado is your place. Great staff and great drinks. Shame I missed out on the Harp Lager Cheese sauce.
    Matthew B · June 18, 2014
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  • Amanda M.
    Fish & Chips is delish and free wifi is awesome. Avoid sitting near the guy who wants to argue that soccer and hockey are the same sport. >.<
    Amanda Moquin · July 25, 2013
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  • C B.
    Takes for ever to get any food or service on a Monday night! Do not go on a Monday ever or you will regret your decision. Took 2 hours to get food.
    C B · October 8, 2013
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  • Brandon C.
    Excellent place to start your night in Philly. Good bartenders, prices, dance floor/w DJ. Gets crowded late
    Brandon Cain · December 22, 2015
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  • Arka M.
    The best football atmosphere in Philly by far, Chelsea the waiter is a sweetheart, 5 Star to this place
    Arka Majumdar · October 5, 2014
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  • B.J. E.
    Mark is the man! Tip him well. Tell him "BJ the Redhead sent me." You won't get anything but I will probably get a phone call.
    B.J. Ellis · July 16, 2011
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  • Hockey on Campus
    We know many college hockey fans are also soccer fans. Before Saturday's Frozen Four championship, stop by Fado to watch 4 EPL matches.
    Hockey on Campus · April 6, 2014
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  • BBC AMERICA
    6 Nations Rugby Championship will be shown here. Fadó, pronounced f'doe, is a center for both rugby and soccer fans including Union supporters.
    BBC AMERICA · January 29, 2011
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  • Pooja K.
    Great place to watch live soccer matches. Come early though to grab a good seat!
    Pooja Kapoor · September 28, 2013
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  • Gary A.
    Fish and Chips are the best. Good beer selection. Good service. Plenty of seating.
    Gary Alan · September 18, 2014
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  • 🌴om Z.
    Make sure you try anything with the Guinness BBQ sauce, like the wings or chicken sandwich.
    🌴om Z · October 15, 2009
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  • Luke C.
    Pub quiz on wednesday nights is the best. But get there early for a table!
    Luke Coulter · August 9, 2012
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  • U.S. Soccer
    With a robust soccer offering, Fado Irish Pubs provide fans with an authentic U.S. Soccer experience with the flair of a traditional Irish Pub.
    U.S. Soccer · June 4, 2011
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  • Gary A.
    Great fish and chips. And the stout is definitely the coldest!
    Gary Alan · January 7
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  • Ashley B.
    Quizzo here is alright I guess. The fish tacos are delish and they actually played good music.
    Ashley Boyer · February 2, 2012
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  • Matt G.
    Awesome bar, great staff, kinda loud sometimes, but always a lot of fun
    Matt Geyer · March 7, 2010
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  • Jason M.
    Come in for lunch or dinner, the new chef has awesome skills!
    Jason Mrugacz · September 22, 2011
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  • Brian G.
    Great place to watch soccer. Too bad the took Bass of tap though.
    Brian Gordon · March 13, 2013
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  • Valerie B.
    Get the brown bread icecream and the chicken boxty quesidilla. yumm
    Valerie Blassey · September 27, 2009
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  • Kathryn M.
    tip the bartender well and they will take great care of you and try the food!
    Kathryn Melanson · October 13, 2010
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  • Michaela R.
    Best pub in the city. .best staff. Best food. I love fado.
    Michaela Rose · May 22, 2012
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  • Kristie W.
    If you get an appetizer, get the salmon bites!!
    Kristie Wuttke · February 14, 2013
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  • Felix
    Great Irish pub in downtown. Reasonable prices. Plus soccer on TV!
    Felix · May 28, 2010
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  • AlmostZara
    They fry the pitta bread here- tasty but bad for you!
    AlmostZara · August 31, 2011
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  • Julia H.
    A genuine Irish pub - from the menu to the staff's accents! Read more
    Julia Hays · May 12, 2010
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  • Logan Lynn R.
    The Breakfast Boxty & Bailey's Coffee is the best hangover cure!
    Logan Lynn Roberts · October 1, 2011
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  • Brian A.
    Come for the soccer on Saturday mornings, stay for the brunch and beer
    Brian Alvarez · March 2, 2013
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  • Irene
    Order the brownie desert! It is AMAZING!
    Irene · February 10, 2013
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  • Wendy O.
    Mark and Delores are the best. Having a bad day? They will make you feel good.
    Wendy Oseep · March 19, 2014
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  • Jason C.
    Extended Happy Hour for all #avfc fans tonight. $4 Sam Summer, Palm, Harp, & Guinness.
    Jason Chalifour · July 18, 2012
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  • Justin S.
    Awful dj on halloween night...great place otherwise
    Justin S · October 31, 2010
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  • Scott N.
    Bar staff fun and quick. Great music.
    Scott Neff · December 5, 2010
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  • Lore B.
    Best place in center city to watch sports!
    Lore Benavent · August 11, 2014
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  • Perry T.
    Mark is a great guy! Thanks for the coffee bro! Philly has some good people here!
    Perry Traywick · October 19, 2011
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  • Mike P.
    The corned beef & cabbage boxty is amazing!
    Mike Petersen · May 7, 2011
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  • Connor K.
    Get the ruben, its food porn in my mouth.
    Connor Keegan · November 27, 2013
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  • Brian A.
    If you eat breakfast here, it's BYOJ...bring your own jam
    Brian Alvir · June 5, 2011
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  • Catherine D.
    Cheddar dips and scotch....!! Oh yes, and beer 👍👍
    Catherine D · March 17, 2015
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  • Michael I.
    Free shots within 10 minutes of walking in = customer for life.
    Michael Inscho · November 20, 2010
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  • DrinkPhilly.com
    Get a $4 harp between 4 & 7 M-F and check our our review - tap More Info! Read more
    DrinkPhilly.com · August 25, 2010
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  • John P.
    Club Shebeen- Fri / Sat night- awesome!
    John Piccirillo · July 22, 2009
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  • Greg D.
    Burgers, draught beer, and fish & chips
    Greg D · January 28
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  • Tj M.
    Great atmosphere and has every game on
    Tj Macc · January 31, 2015
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  • Dan
    Great place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Philly!
    Dan · March 17, 2013
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  • 🌻 tiffany
    Fabulous burger sliders and soup!
    🌻 tiffany · March 10, 2013
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  • Glen
    They don't honor their advertised specials.
    Glen · December 20, 2012
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  • Molly C.
    Best place to watch soccer in the city!
    Molly Coulter · May 28, 2012
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  • Lauren K.
    Nice irish pub with good food and ppl
    Lauren Ketcham · June 25, 2010
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  • John E.
    Good Place, Good wifi too (open network)
    John Ervin · July 19, 2013
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  • Phil E.
    Grab a guiness and sit down for a game of footsie!
    Phil Edelstein · February 5, 2010
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  • Melody E.
    Skip the cheese and boxty wedges. The fish and chips are good.
    Melody Ewing · October 24, 2010
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  • Catherine D.
    Best place on St. Patty's!! 🍀🍀🍀
    Catherine D · March 18, 2015
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  • Mike H.
    I live across the street. Friend me to pregame
    Mike Hoaglin · December 2, 2010
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  • Sarah S.
    Really busy here tonight and they have a dj
    Sarah Shackley · January 16, 2010
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  • Caroline M.
    A solid choice for soccer games in center city.
    Caroline Mills · June 5, 2015
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  • Katie H.
    Corned Beef and cabbage is to die for!!
    Katie H · July 11, 2015
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  • Jennie O.
    beware the ladie's room ... totally disgusting!
    Jennie Oemig · July 18, 2012
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  • Jason M.
    By far the best pub in Philly!
    Jason Mrugacz · March 19, 2012
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  • Samantha B.
    Stephanie is awesome there:)
    Samantha Brown · March 23, 2012
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  • Martin B.
    Try the Lobster Tempura
    Martin Brown · May 16, 2011
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  • Kathleen T.
    Awesome music selection.
    Kathleen Tower · March 29, 2015
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  • Alex B.
    Quiz night Wednesdays at eight
    Alex Branham · October 9, 2011
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  • John H.
    Watch your 6 Nations Rugby here. Go Ireland!
    John H · February 12, 2011
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  • Casey
    Bartenders are amazing.
    Casey · January 16, 2013
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  • Alex
    My favotive pub in Philly.
    Alex · April 12, 2012
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  • Michelle S.
    The mayor here is thr bees knees
    Michelle Stewart · November 24, 2010
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  • Da X.
    Music and drinks are getting worse.
    Da Xue · December 16, 2012
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  • B.J. E.
    Tell Marrrkkkk to come to the baaaaaack dooooor.
    B.J. Ellis · February 24, 2013
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  • Niken E.
    nice place, plus soccer live on tv!
    Niken Erlangga · July 1, 2010
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  • Mike M.
    Beers much needed
    Mike McClinton · February 22, 2014
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  • Brett G.
    Beer me. #ftw
    Brett Garwood · May 20, 2013
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  • Chris N.
    Great turkey burger!
    Chris Nardo · June 8, 2013
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  • Mary
    Good food and drink
    Mary · May 22, 2015
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  • C
    my favorite breakfast place...
    C · April 16, 2013
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  • Antoinette
    Happy St. Patty's day!
    Antoinette · March 17, 2011
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  • Hendra M.
    just chillin'
    Hendra Mulyono · September 4, 2010
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