Fado Irish Pub

Fad贸 Irish Pub & Restaurant

Irish Pub and Gastropub$$$$
Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
  • Logan Lynn R.
    "The Breakfast Boxty & Bailey's Coffee is the best hangover cure!"(5 Tips)
    Jason M.
    "By far the best pub in Philly!"(2 Tips)
    U.S. Soccer
    "authentic U.S. Soccer experience with the flair"(2 Tips)
    Cormac B.
    "Great beer selection and amazing food ."(2 Tips)
91 Tips and reviews
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  • good for a late night
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  • Barbara K.
    Barbara KelvinSeptember 29, 2013
    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.
  • Men's Health Mag
    Men's Health MagNovember 8, 2011
    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?
  • Jennifer H.
    Jennifer HNovember 20, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    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!
  • WorldSoccerShop
    WorldSoccerShopDecember 19, 2010
    Fad贸 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.
  • Philly.com
    Philly.comAugust 3, 2014
    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
  • Cormac B.
    Cormac BradyApril 17, 2013
    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
  • Alaina M.
    Alaina MurphySeptember 19, 2013
    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 :)
  • Anita H.
    Anita HamiltonDecember 4, 2011
    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!
  • Matthew B.
    Matthew BJune 18, 2014
    If you love soccer, Fado is your place. Great staff and great drinks. Shame I missed out on the Harp Lager Cheese sauce.
  • Eric O.
    Eric OSeptember 22, 2013
    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.
  • Amanda M.
    Amanda MoquinJuly 25, 2013
    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. >.<
  • Brandon C.
    Brandon CainDecember 22, 2015
    Excellent place to start your night in Philly. Good bartenders, prices, dance floor/w DJ. Gets crowded late
  • Arka M.
    Arka MajumdarOctober 5, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The best football atmosphere in Philly by far, Chelsea the waiter is a sweetheart, 5 Star to this place
  • Ryan S.
    Ryan SOctober 14, 2012
    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!
  • Major League Soccer
    Major League SoccerJuly 14, 2011
    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!
  • Guha A.
    Guha ArunkumarJune 14, 2016
    Football (soccer) screenings. Ask for the Zaya rum. Best rum I've had introduced to me here.
  • Carlie R.
    Carlie RiceJuly 2, 2016
    The jalape帽o cream cheese bites in puff pastry are the best thing I've put in my mouth in Philadelphia
  • Pooja K.
    Pooja KapoorSeptember 28, 2013
    Great place to watch live soccer matches. Come early though to grab a good seat!
  • Gary A.
    Gary AlanSeptember 18, 2014
    Fish and Chips are the best. Good beer selection. Good service. Plenty of seating.
  • Logan Lynn R.
    Logan Lynn RobertsOctober 1, 2011
    The Breakfast Boxty & Bailey's Coffee is the best hangover cure!
  • Luke C.
    Luke CoulterAugust 9, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Pub quiz on wednesday nights is the best. But get there early for a table!
  • Gary A.
    Gary AlanJanuary 7, 2016
    Great fish and chips. And the stout is definitely the coldest!
  • Hockey on Campus
    Hockey on CampusApril 6, 2014
    We know many college hockey fans are also soccer fans. Before Saturday's Frozen Four championship, stop by Fado to watch 4 EPL matches.
  • Michaela R.
    Michaela RoseMay 22, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Best pub in the city. .best staff. Best food. I love fado.
  • Brian A.
    Brian AlvarezMarch 2, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Come for the soccer on Saturday mornings, stay for the brunch and beer
  • Melissa L.
    Melissa LeighSeptember 3, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    New brunch menu! Also no bottomless mimosas anymore
  • Brian G.
    Brian GordonMarch 13, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place to watch soccer. Too bad the took Bass of tap though.
  • B.J. E.
    B.J. EllisJuly 16, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    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.
  • Kristie W.
    Kristie WuttkeFebruary 14, 2013
    If you get an appetizer, get the salmon bites!!
  • Jason M.
    Jason MrugaczSeptember 22, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Come in for lunch or dinner, the new chef has awesome skills!
  • U.S. Soccer
    U.S. SoccerJune 4, 2011
    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.
  • Ashley B.
    Ashley BoyerFebruary 2, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Quizzo here is alright I guess. The fish tacos are delish and they actually played good music.
  • Wendy O.
    Wendy OseepMarch 19, 2014
    Mark and Delores are the best. Having a bad day? They will make you feel good.
  • Irene
    IreneFebruary 10, 2013
    Order the brownie desert! It is AMAZING!
  • Sophia H.
    Sophia HJuly 4, 2016
    Boy, what an intense hardcore soccer bar! Awesome place to watch soccer
  • Lore B.
    Lore BenaventAugust 11, 2014
    Best place in center city to watch sports!
  • Jason C.
    Jason ChalifourJuly 18, 2012
    Extended Happy Hour for all #avfc fans tonight. $4 Sam Summer, Palm, Harp, & Guinness.
  • Nitha D.
    Nitha DMarch 17, 2015
    Cheddar dips and scotch....!! Oh yes, and beer 馃憤馃憤
    BBC AMERICAJanuary 29, 2011
    6 Nations Rugby Championship will be shown here. Fad贸, pronounced f'doe, is a center for both rugby and soccer fans including Union supporters.
  • Perry T.
    Perry TraywickOctober 19, 2011
    Mark is a great guy! Thanks for the coffee bro! Philly has some good people here!
  • Kathryn M.
    Kathryn MelansonOctober 13, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    tip the bartender well and they will take great care of you and try the food!
  • Tj M.
    Tj MaccJanuary 31, 2015
    Great atmosphere and has every game on
  • Molly C.
    Molly CoulterMay 28, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Best place to watch soccer in the city!
  • Greg D.
    Greg DJanuary 28, 2016
    Burgers, draught beer, and fish & chips
  • Connor K.
    Connor KeeganNovember 27, 2013
    Get the ruben, its food porn in my mouth.
  • Mike P.
    Mike PetersenMay 7, 2011
    The corned beef & cabbage boxty is amazing!
  • Nitha D.
    Nitha DMarch 18, 2015
    Best place on St. Patty's!! 馃崁馃崁馃崁
  • AlmostZara
    AlmostZaraAugust 31, 2011
    They fry the pitta bread here- tasty but bad for you!
  • Dan
    DanMarch 17, 2013
    Great place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Philly!
  • 馃尰 tiffany
    馃尰 tiffanyMarch 10, 2013
    Fabulous burger sliders and soup!
  • Matt G.
    Matt GeyerMarch 7, 2010
    Awesome bar, great staff, kinda loud sometimes, but always a lot of fun
  • John E.
    John ErvinJuly 19, 2013
    Good Place, Good wifi too (open network)
  • C B.
    C BOctober 8, 2013
    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.
  • Scott N.
    Scott NeffDecember 5, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Bar staff fun and quick. Great music.
  • Felix
    FelixMay 28, 2010
    Great Irish pub in downtown. Reasonable prices. Plus soccer on TV!
  • Caroline M.
    Caroline MillsJune 5, 2015
    A solid choice for soccer games in center city.
  • Michael I.
    Michael InschoNovember 20, 2010
    Free shots within 10 minutes of walking in = customer for life.
  • Katie H.
    Katie HJuly 11, 2015
    Corned Beef and cabbage is to die for!!
  • DrinkPhilly.com
    DrinkPhilly.comAugust 25, 2010
    Get a $4 harp between 4 & 7 M-F and check our our review - tap More Info! Read more
  • 馃尨om Z.
    馃尨om ZOctober 15, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Make sure you try anything with the Guinness BBQ sauce, like the wings or chicken sandwich.
  • Julia H.
    Julia HaysMay 12, 2010
    A genuine Irish pub - from the menu to the staff's accents! Read more
  • Jason M.
    Jason MrugaczMarch 19, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    By far the best pub in Philly!
  • Kathleen T.
    Kathleen TowerMarch 29, 2015
    Awesome music selection.
  • Samantha B.
    Samantha BrownMarch 23, 2012
    Stephanie is awesome there:)
  • Casey
    CaseyJanuary 16, 2013
    Bartenders are amazing.
  • Brian A.
    Brian AlvirJune 5, 2011
    If you eat breakfast here, it's BYOJ...bring your own jam
  • Chris N.
    Chris NardoJune 8, 2013
    Great turkey burger!
  • Mary
    MaryMay 22, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Good food and drink
  • Brett G.
    Brett GarwoodMay 20, 2013
    Beer me. #ftw
  • Alex
    AlexApril 12, 2012
    My favotive pub in Philly.
  • Mike H.
    Mike HoaglinDecember 2, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    I live across the street. Friend me to pregame
  • Mike M.
    Mike McClintonFebruary 22, 2014
    Beers much needed
  • Valerie B.
    Valerie BlasseySeptember 27, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the brown bread icecream and the chicken boxty quesidilla. yumm
  • C
    CApril 16, 2013
    my favorite breakfast place...
  • B.J. E.
    B.J. EllisFebruary 24, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Tell Marrrkkkk to come to the baaaaaack dooooor.
  • Martin B.
    Martin BrownMay 16, 2011
    Try the Lobster Tempura
  • Lauren K.
    Lauren KetchamJune 25, 2010
    Nice irish pub with good food and ppl
  • Justin S.
    Justin SOctober 31, 2010
    Awful dj on halloween night...great place otherwise
  • Alex B.
    Alex BranhamOctober 9, 2011
    Quiz night Wednesdays at eight
  • Da X.
    Da XueDecember 16, 2012
    Music and drinks are getting worse.
  • Phil E.
    Phil EdelsteinFebruary 5, 2010
    Grab a guiness and sit down for a game of footsie!
  • John H.
    John HFebruary 12, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Watch your 6 Nations Rugby here. Go Ireland!
  • Melody E.
    Melody EwingOctober 24, 2010
    Skip the cheese and boxty wedges. The fish and chips are good.
  • Sarah S.
    Sarah ShackleyJanuary 16, 2010
    Really busy here tonight and they have a dj
  • Michelle S.
    Michelle StewartNovember 24, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The mayor here is thr bees knees
  • Glen
    GlenDecember 20, 2012
    They don't honor their advertised specials.
  • Niken E.
    Niken ErlanggaJuly 1, 2010
    nice place, plus soccer live on tv!
  • Antoinette
    AntoinetteMarch 17, 2011
    Happy St. Patty's day!
  • John P.
    John PiccirilloJuly 22, 2009
    Club Shebeen- Fri / Sat night- awesome!
  • Jennie O.
    Jennie OemigJuly 18, 2012
    beware the ladie's room ... totally disgusting!
  • Hendra M.
    Hendra MulyonoSeptember 4, 2010
    just chillin'
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