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Fado Irish Pub

Fadó Irish Pub & Restaurant

Irish Pub and Bar$$$$
Downtown Austin, Austin
  • Damien D.
    "Nice place to get some good Irish beer and really gold brunch"(9 Tips)
    Kyle V.
    "But make sure at some point that you try the Trinity Steak Boxty!"(2 Tips)
    Sam M.
    "Get the Mojo Chicken Boxty!!!"(2 Tips)
    Aaron D.
    "If Blaggards are playing there, you need to see them play."(2 Tips)
103 Tips and reviews
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  • Irish food
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  • David L.
    David Lowe (Uberpong)December 22, 2013
    Almost impossible to see a TV if you're watching the soccer due to the layout of the bar & the weird places they put them. The moody bar staff make you feel like you're in a central London pub!
  • Do512
    Do512February 20, 2012
    Do512 just nowA seriously great Irish pub. Great for game watching or patio-sitting during summers. This year for SXSW, there's an awesome free party on 3/12! Deets at
  • Simi F.
    Simi F.November 22, 2015
    Quite the experience! Always a fun live band, and cool nooks for chatting with friends. Highly reccomend this place
  • Gauri M.
    Gauri ManglikMarch 7, 2012
    Fun, cozy Irish pub. Super friendly staff. food is actually good considering its a bar (4 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more
  • U.S. Soccer
    U.S. SoccerJune 4, 2011
    Fadó in Austin is the spot for Texans to go for all the soccer action & big games. The atmosphere of warm hospitality & friendly banter provides an ambiance perfect for fans following the USA.
  • Kyle V.
    Kyle VillyardJuly 23, 2011
    You can't hardly go wrong with anything on the menu. But make sure at some point that you try the Trinity Steak Boxty!
  • Staci D.
    Staci DunsonDecember 30, 2012
    Ask for a hot apple cinnamon Jamison cider!! It's amazing and your lady will love it!
  • Erika L.
    Erika LoyaMay 12, 2015
    MeatLoaf Sandwhich, Chicken Salad Flatbread, Siracha Lime Wings, Chicken Tenders, Cucumber Gin Tonic
  • David P.
    David PittsJuly 19, 2016
    It's a cool pub, but you better be a Rugby fan if you're here during a game. Beers are mid range price, but they have all your Irish standards
  • Will M.
    Will McKennaOctober 21, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    A true Irish Pub, they frequently have live music (usually a cover on such nights), excellent beers on tap and a friendly relaxed atmosphere. The food is good too; try the curry or fish & chips.
  • Michelle L.
    Michelle LerouxMarch 11, 2012
    Three of four got the trinity boxty...all enthusiastic thumbs up! I will be craving this when I leave. Awesome, attentive service.
  • John M.
    John MaysonDecember 31, 2013
    If you're taller than 5'3" and value your kneecaps, watch the tables! They're straight out of a kindergarten classroom.
  • Kimberly R.
    Kimberly RoppoAugust 14, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Order the corned beef and cabbage boxty and then the brown bread pudding with Guinness ice cream instead of vanilla. Make sure you get a Velveteen to drink with it. It's the tits!
  • Allison C.
    Allison CannonJuly 9, 2013
    Amazing staff who accommodated 25 of us with a smile! Best place for meet-ups!
  • Todd B.
    Todd BinionMarch 15, 2014
    The beer garden is the perfect place to meet friends for drinks and casual conversation.
  • Jackie S.
    Jackie SudanoSeptember 5, 2011
    The Sam Smiths strawberry ale is amazing! Great summer beer, but fruitier than expected.
  • Sarah B.
    Sarah BrownAugust 8, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Drink Crabbies and Peach Moonshine if you are into flavorful mouth explosions and making awesome choices fueled by fermented corn products!
  • Jackson C.
    Jackson CarneyAugust 24, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    If you're here at 9am to watch soccer, try the Hangover Sandwich
  • Thomas D.
    Went there for the USA soccer game and the atmosphere was awesome. Cheap draft beers
  • Troy D.
    Troy DunsonDecember 30, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Fantastic hangover place. They got the juice to get ya right back up on that pony.
  • Rachael J.
    Rachael J.January 23, 2012
    Best Irish pub. Such a wonderfully chill place, no attitudes.
  • John M.
    John MaysonDecember 31, 2013
    The food, atmosphere, and service is top notch, even if the seating was designed for hobbit-sized customers.
  • Alec P.
    Alec PappasMarch 14, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Go for the lamb French dip, the au jus is more like a Demi-glacé.
  • Bruno Z.
    Bruno ZampoliMarch 11, 2013
    Gaelic Steak Boxty is awesome! Try it!
  • Aaron D.
    Aaron DomenicaliMarch 12, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The black and tan brownie is awesome. Guinness ice cream comes with it.
  • Trae F.
    Trae FFebruary 15, 2016
    Authentic pub with friendly staff.
  • Damien D.
    Damien DecauxAugust 17, 2013
    Nice place to get some good Irish beer and really gold brunch
    BBC AMERICAJanuary 30, 2011
    6 Nations Rugby Championship matches are shown here along with international soccer matches. The pub is an official US Soccer bar.
  • Heather P.
    Love the design on the ceilings and the fake cellar doors
  • Colm B.
    Colm BrittonMarch 14, 2013
    Great for sport (football) and an early morning Guinness
  • Callie G.
    Callie GordonMarch 31, 2013
    The service outside is always bad. Great happy hour though.
  • jodi h.
    jodi hendersonFebruary 6, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    LOVE the chicken cheesesteak sandwich!! We also had the cheese dip and wedges and that was great too!! Read more
  • Jennifer A.
    Jennifer ArchambeaultAugust 2, 2015
    You cannot go wrong with a Guinness and a football game.
  • Sarah S.
    Sarah SheehanMay 13, 2012
    Harp is amazing and Strongbow on tap. I recommend either
  • Jesse J.
    Jesse JamesonMarch 13, 2012
    Best Shepard's pie I've had since Killkenny Ireland.
  • Roger W.
    Roger WillisNovember 21, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Great atmosphere, just love this place.
  • Todd M.
    Todd McAugust 28, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    WiFi password : Ranchdressing05
  • Kerry G.
    Kerry GuntherApril 8, 2012
    try the irish breakfast! (not served for breakfast)
  • Monique M.
    Monique MillerJanuary 24, 2012
    If you see someone fistpumping in costume or bandanna or just see a guy sleeping on the office couch..... That's Mr. Christopher Lewis!
  • Carl d.
    Carl de CordovaNovember 4, 2011
    WebEdge Ii party here in Aug 1995. Best Guinness and world cup soccer in Austin.
  • Spooner
    SpoonerNovember 11, 2012
    Best fish and chips I've had in Austin.
  • Ben W.
    Ben WindhamMarch 17, 2013
    Order the Fado Burger. It's SUPER GOOD!!!
  • Chris B.
    Chris BilligJune 3, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The chapter bar for the American Outlaws in Austin. Join us here for every USA men's soccer match.
  • Sam M.
    Sam MelnickSeptember 10
    Get the Mojo Chicken Boxty!!!
  • Norrin R.
    Norrin RaddOctober 20, 2013
    One of the better Irish pubs in the US
  • Austin S.
    Austin StuartSeptember 24, 2010
    Check out Patrick Fleming on Thurdays for amazing local music and entertaining covers. Ps...he likes Stella
  • WorldSoccerShop
    WorldSoccerShopDecember 20, 2010
    Come watch English Premier League soccer while sipping on a Guiness. Enough said!
  • Susy S.
    Susy StoneMay 24, 2014
    one of my favorite places to watch the world cup.
  • Jen G.
    Jen GresethJune 15, 2012
    An Irish place with a respectable Cuban. Whodathunkit?
  • Brittany F.
    Brittany FloresDecember 4, 2011
    I was here a long time ago but all i remember is the awesome food
  • J P.
    J POctober 4, 2015
    The fish tacos are the best tacos.
  • Charles E.
    Charles EdgeJanuary 31, 2012
    12 year Jameson w/ friends = good times!
  • Dave C.
    Dave ClemmonsMarch 13, 2012
    A different yet very cool hang in Austin!
  • Gustavo C.
    Gustavo ColmenaresFebruary 13, 2011
    Not too packed on a Saturday night. Plenty of room to get together with friends.
  • Paul C.
    Paul CanterburyMarch 19, 2015
    Great St Patrick's day party!
  • Monika M.
    Monika M!September 6, 2014
    Amazing breakfast food!!
  • Mark W.
    Mark WallaceMarch 14, 2011
    Really great food, especially for an Irish bar!
  • Aaron D.
    Aaron DomenicaliMarch 12, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    If Blaggards are playing there, you need to see them play.
  • Chuck C.
    Chuck CanningDecember 28, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    If you haven't had a Kilkenny before, give it a try
  • Melba C.
    Melba CantuMay 5, 2012
    The micheladas here are gud!!!
  • Brenda E.
    Brenda EwerJanuary 14, 2012
    Get the cabbage rolls Awesome!!!!!
  • Morgan J.
    Morgan JohnstoneJuly 6, 2013
    Love the boxty!
  • Linda S.
    Linda SwensenMarch 17, 2014
    Enjoy a Guiness
  • Steve B.
    Steve BasileOctober 15
    Been here 10+ times
    WiFi password is fadowifi
  • Julia R.
    Julia RobersonJanuary 19, 2016
    Get their fish and chips.
  • Theresa L.
    Theresa LambertAugust 9, 2013
    Plan on waiting a very long time for service.
  • Jean-Yves H.
    Jean-Yves HuwartMarch 11, 2013
    Irish pub party Microsoft with @ramonsuarez Remember sxsw 2012 4square part cc @davanac @tlg @gregone
  • Sonia M.
    Sonia M.February 10, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Chicken Boxty Quesadillas. They are the best!
  • Josh A.
    Josh ANovember 16, 2014
    Where else would you drink a pint and watch some football?
  • Sarah L.
    Sarah LishinFebruary 1, 2013
    Great baked potato soup!
  • Scott R.
    Scott RognlieFebruary 26, 2016
    Good, dark Irish Pub
  • Blaggards
    BlaggardsNovember 9, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
  • Theresa L.
    Theresa LambertAugust 9, 2013
    Service has dramatically deteriorated...we will not be back.
  • Rachel F.
    Rachel FowlerAugust 12, 2014
    Love cider!
  • Natalie P.
    Natalie PetouhoffMarch 11, 2012
    First beer is on the house!
  • Mandy O.
    Mandy OrtegaMarch 17, 2014
    Get the Irish coffee
  • Chrissy B.
    Chrissy BaileyJune 5, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Adrian is the BEST bartender!
  • Travis W.
    Travis WaggonerFebruary 13, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Jameson Press!
  • Paul R.
    Paul RothrockMarch 14, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Strongbow cider. It's great!
  • Randy M.
    Randy MacDougallSeptember 23, 2010
    Wings are a great appetizer
  • Troy D.
    Troy DunsonDecember 30, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Somebody needs to buy me a drink. It's December 30th, 2012, I turned 40 today and am thirsty!!!
  • Maria B.
    Maria BurkeDecember 24, 2015
    Half pints of Guinness.
  • joseph v.
    joseph vorosOctober 9, 2011
    Good food good people. Check it out
  • Josh B.
    Josh BabetskiAugust 15, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Where to watch the football (soccer) matches during SXSW.
  • AustinPixels
    AustinPixelsJuly 4, 2012
    Irish Car Bomb. That's all.
  • Sean A.
    Sean ArnoldMarch 18, 2010
    Here for St. Patty's Day 2010 and it was Awesome hung out with Doug Benson and the 101x MorningX DJ's.
  • Debbie M.
    Debbie M. VokOctober 9, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The manager Eric was very rude, threw a fit when we asked to change the channel or turn the tv back on after the rugby match and all together made us feel VERY unwelcome. Never again
  • Trevor M.
    Trevor MccurryMay 15, 2011
    Chicken and shrimp boxty!
  • Withoutink
    WithoutinkFebruary 12, 2012
    Great irish bar
  • antonius wishnu s.
    did this...This jump-off's the official bar of USA Soccer, so clearly, there's cred here
  • Kim P.
    Kim PhillipsApril 1, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    April beer of the month is Dos Equis - 20oz pints for $4 all April!
  • Amelia
    AmeliaDecember 14, 2012
    Strongbow on tap!
  • Deb D.
    Deb Dahlberg RowlandDecember 25, 2011
    Blaggards... New Years
  • Lisa M.
    Lisa MorganApril 15, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Nothing beats a Hoegaarden.
  • Lee H.
    Lee HowsonMarch 22, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Go to Fado Austin and watch English Premier League. Back of the net! Read more
  • Dani D.
    Dani DudekApril 17, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Keep your eyes peeled for Chris Lewis. I think he lives there!
  • Anthony S.
    Anthony Sanchez VilledaMarch 6, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The bartenders here are hot!
  • Laurence C.
    Laurence ChetcutiApril 21, 2013
    Get fuckin wasted
  • Alex D.
    Alex DMarch 12, 2010
    Mess with the LED candles, they shreik!
  • Andrew D.
    Andrew DupontJune 23, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    Go to Fado and play Geeks Who Drink trivia on Monday night.
  • Amanda E.
    Amanda EJuly 13, 2014
    No Murphys? Sad face.
  • Renaud E.
    Renaud Edouard-BaraudMarch 13, 2012
    Pour suivre le SxSW, rendez-vous sur : quand la communauté francophone rencontre le South by South West
  • stephanie
    stephanieJanuary 1, 2011
    Stephanie checking in
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