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About The Shannon Rose of Clifton

Before you even step foot into The Shannon Rose Irish Pub, the pub-shop exterior architecture and Gaelic phrases will make you feel like you’ve been transported to Dublin. Inside you'll find four bars, large dining rooms, and a friendly staff. In our traditional pub atmosphere, you’ll feel continents away from America! The Shannon Rose features an abundance of mouthwatering appetizers and traditional Irish fare, including corned beef and cabbage, shepherd’s pie, and Guinness beef stew. You'll want to try them all! The pub is open daily for lunch and dinner. Each pub features over 20 beers on tap, including Guinness, craft beers and your favorite domestics, along with great scotch malts, Irish whiskeys, signature cocktails & wine.

98 Kingsland Rd
Clifton, NJ 07011
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Irish, American

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 3:00pm - 2:00am

Cross Street:
Clifton Commons

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(973) 284-0200

Website:
http://www.theshannonrose.com/

Entertainment:
Join us for Live Music 4 times a week, never a cover! View our entertainment schedule here: http://hubs.ly/H05RBqX0

Catering:
Off-site catering is available.

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Host your birthday party, engagement party, bridal party, anniversary and more in one of our unique rooms - or combine them!

The Shannon Rose of Clifton Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.1

ambience

4.4

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (8)
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Bar Seating (3)
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Happy Hour (3)
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Good for Birthdays (2)
Authentic (2)
Cozy (2)
Good for a Date (2)
Great Beer (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Live Sports (2)
People Watching (2)
Business Meals (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Fun (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Neighborhood Gem (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Quiet Conversation (1)
Romantic (1)
Seasonal (1)
Special Occasion (1)
Spicy (1)
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·Dined on December 20, 2017

Overall we were happy with the food and service and would definitely go back.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Casual
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Yummy Irish fare and an interesting vibe. Rice pudding was ice cold and a little bland but the shepherd's pie was delicious. It was a quiet afternoon and we had late lunch. I'm sure with all the bars (one in every room) it must get quite loud in the evening. Would definitely go back.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Gluten Free Options, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

This is one of my favorite places and as usual it did not disappoint.

Tags: Great Beer, Casual, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 27, 2017

I go weekly for trivia. Only knock is on pricing. A little above average, but nothing to keep me from coming back. Love Ashlee and Danielle! They are the 2 best servers in the restaurant.

Tags: Cozy, People Watching, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Great Beer, Casual, Bar Seating, Live Sports
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·Dined on August 26, 2017

3rd time was not a charm. 1st the dipping sauces for the soft pretzel appetizer was spilled all over me and my son. 2nd the order wasn't correct, my daughter got French fries instead of mashed potatoes and my husband didn't get any of his bacon. 3rd, Our party of 6 wasn't served their food at the same time.
I will say our burgers were cooked to perfectly.
And with all that went wrong, the manager did NOTHING!!!! So very very very disappointed on our 3rd visit to this restaurant.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Went to the Shannon Rose for Brunch on Sunday. The Irish breakfast was authentic, and the burger with a fried egg on top was a very nice surprise.

The service was outstanding.

Tags: Quick Bite, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 12, 2017

This is now the 2nd time I went there and again used open table. This time I was there on a Saturday early afternoon and to our surprise they were serving up brunch. Now we didn't try the brunch menu since the normal menu was also still available but I think I will be back to try their brunch. The food is definitely great. My hubs is in love with the chicken pot pie. Nothing from a box or prepared and frozen, this is real deal cooking and tastes sooooo very fresh. The whole family was truly happy with all the food, the service and the atmosphere, We will be back

Tags: Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Great Beer, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Kid-friendly, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Tapas, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Live Sports, Vegan, People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Good Vegetarian Options, Quick Bite, Live Music
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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 29, 2017

My burger was over cooked and out server did not come right back to check. Eventually a manager wales by and asked how everything was and I let him know it was over cooked. Since our food took forever to come out in the first place. I told him I did not want a replacement. He took it off of the check.

I made a note on the reservation that we were celebrating a birthday and they did not say anything to us. We paid the check and left. I do not think I will return.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 29, 2017

It's rar for te Rose to miss a beat but this night they seemed short staffed. The manager & hostess did the right thing, stepping up with comped drinks for the first round and continued touches. The delays to service meant that the sides for our burgers were cooled off by the time we got our plates. The kitchen must have been short as well because the attempted murder burger (fun name) was awash in thousand island dressing which destroyed the bun & made for messy eating. The taste was still top notch and th professionalism of our server & the manager said was appreciated. Still a favorite for us. Hopefully this was just an off night/staffing issue.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Great Beer
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·Dined on July 28, 2017

Went there for the 1st time ever. Loved that you can reserve a table, with kids limiting the wait goto be seated is paramount. The food was great, with 1 exception, the corner beef and cabbage, the meat was over salted, the cabbage and potatoes were barely cooked. Much closer to raw than anyone would willingly eat. The rest of our food was great, chicken pot pie, Dublin shepherds pie, kids-burger,chicken tenders, cheese burger sliders (the kids ate it alllll gone) our waitress was kind and patient (Stephanie) though seemed very very busy. Management was attentive (no name was given) and removed the uncooked meal from our bill. Actually want to go back soon for a date night, they have live music that I would love to see / hear how it is .

Tags: Vegan, Romantic, Fun, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Great Beer, Seasonal, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Live Music, Fit for Foodies, Quick Bite, Good Vegetarian Options, Vibrant Bar Scene, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Comfort Food, People Watching, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 16, 2017

1st let me say that I love this place, but this last visit was a big disappointment. I love their beer selection, but the beer my son, daughter-in-law & I got (different beers) did not taste right (all were draught beer). My son is a beer judge & he said it tasted old, I couldn't even drink mine, I sent it back for a bottle of something else. Food was good, service was slow (& they weren't particularly busy). I will be back, just not on a Sunday.

Tags: Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 14, 2017

We had a wonderful experience at The Shannon Rose! Everyone made the occasion extra special from the hostess to each server. Braelyn was especially gracious and so pleasant and attentive. She definitely added to our experience and we cannot wait to return- even asked which days she works! Thx for making this our new favorite place.

Tags: Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Casual, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on May 25, 2017

Treated me super amazing ❤❤❤❤

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 9, 2017

Disappointing service during this visit. We had had good experiences here before, but this time around it was TERRIBLE. It was a very slow Sunday evening, so things should have gone quickly. But, our drinks took easily 40 minutes and in fact, a friend at our table went to the bar to find out how much longer the drinks would take (2 diet cokes and two beers!!!). Food was decent, but it also came to our table mostly late, so that everything arrived at once - to a small table. Salads, apps, entrees. THEN, when we tried to consolidate plates to make room, the waiter didn't remove the empty plates. We had to stow them onto other empty tables around us for other waiters to pick them up (which wasn't fair to the other waiters who had other tables to service). If we go back, we will certainly request NOT to sit in that waiter's section for sure.

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Great Beer, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Casual, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Tapas
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on April 8, 2017

The staff was very helpful, food was really good, entertainment was fun to watch, got the crowd dancing. Thx Guy Smiley. Would definitely go again.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-night Find, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on April 7, 2017

Great place! Wonderful atmosphere (although a little loud). The food was superb - great portion sizes & reasonable prices too. The place was very crowded & seems to have a lot going on. The hostess wasn't very personable, but the manager & the waitress more than made up for it. Our waitress really went above & beyond to make the experience a positive one. I'll definitely return to this place when I'm in town. Loved it!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 6, 2017

This is one of my favorite places to get together with friends and meet for beer and good Irish Pub food.

Tags: Hot Spot, People Watching, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 24, 2017

Great appetizers, nice service, a little loud but expected for an irish bar.

Tags: Happy Hour, Pre/post Theatre, Casual
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 (Denver)·Dined on March 18, 2017

The open table app showed my reservation however it was NEVER synced with the Shannon Rose location (hostess showed me her screen and the other"web" requests) and we had to show them my mobile app to prove we in fact placed a reservation. This was a bit of an uncomfortable experience given their were others waiting to be seated.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 16, 2017

Everything was splendid. This was not our first visit and certainly won't be our last.

Tags: Live Music, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Disabled Access, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on March 9, 2017

Good food. Good service. Reasonable price. Large menu.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 5, 2017

Nice Irish restaurant with good selection of food. Would like to see more dairy-free and gluten-free options.
Great friendly service!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 4, 2017

Chose this spot as an alternative to Hoboken, best decision EVER. The food was great and there was live music. We made reservations for 9 and were seated promptly, even with a partial group at first. I would absolutely go back!

Tags: Good for Groups, Fun, Authentic, Comfort Food
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 26, 2017

A group of friends and I just finished at pretty intense hike. I've never been to the Shannon Rose before, but I'm glad I did!

Food: I didn't really take the time to browse the menu since all we really wanted we bar snacks and appetizers. We got the nachos, quesadillas, and the spinach and artichoke dip. Nothing amazing, but nothing wrong either.

Drinks: I was really impressed with the variety of liquors and beers the Shannon Rose had! I tried a variety of Belgian whites, IPAs, and mixed drinks with my friends. They also had an option to create beer flights which my friend enjoyed.

Service: Service was good. I'm all about pleasant greetings and smiles, and we got that! Waitress always checked up on us if we needed more drinks or bar snacks.

Decor: As it's known, the Shannon Rose is an Irish-style pub with bar seating and tabling large for groups. Cultural wall decor and darker lighting gave the restaurant great ambiance.

Finals Thoughts: Overall, the Shannon Rose is good place to come for drinks and snacks after a long day. I'd recommend coming with a group of friends to enjoy any night.

Tags: Late-night Find, Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Great Beer, Great for Lunch, Fun, Notable Wine List
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 24, 2017

Food was delicious and ambiance steller, server detracted from overall experience, but when in Clifton again we will return.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 14, 2017

This is a great place to go for Irish fare! We enjoyed the atmosphere and the food. The shepards pie was delicious

Tags: Great for Lunch, Authentic, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 28, 2017

I was there on my first date with a wonderful young lady and as soon as we walked in we were greeted by a friendly hostess. She brought us to our table and we had plenty of time to look at the menu. The waitress was great and made suggestions for our meal. We also were greeted by another hostess who wanted to make sure we were happy and she as well was very friendly. Outstanding service and food.

Tags: Casual, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 22, 2016

As always a great place to get together with friends. A little noisy but a fun place to hangout and have a few beers.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 16, 2016

We returned to the Shannon Rose in Clifton after being there for our Holiday Party last year . I specifically told anyone with whom I spoke about our visit there , that I was very pleased with the food , when comparing it to other types of restaurants I.E. Fridays and the like .

I will start by saying the Girls and the Service was exemplary Both our waitress and Manger were very nice an accomodating . The food however was a BIG Disappointment . At least one of our party sent it back and my Burger was Dry and very ordinary .

I will go back next year and try one more time because it is so convenient for all of us and the Service across the board was top of the line and the place is very nice . But only one more time . Sorry but after next if it doesn't cut the mustard its Fridays or Chevy's

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2016

Great atmosphere for the night time with my friends. Delicious food and good drinks 🍹 for the night.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Afternoon Coffee, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Kid-friendly, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 23, 2016

Always a fun place to go. Service consistently good. We like the varity of food very much

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2016

Great place our first time there it was for dinner and drinks before an event. Service was excellent food was very good drinks were just ok a bit weak.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2016

We've eaten here a number of times in the past. This visit was a big disappointment and it appeared that others may share this sentiment. They used to be very crowded on Saturday, not so this time. We won't be back any time soon, at least not to eat.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 7, 2016

Menu had large selection - something for everyone. The waitress was very pleasant and helpful. We did not feel rushed at all.
Thanks.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 29, 2016

I have always loved coming to the Shannon Rose. The staff are always so friendly and their new menu items are great. I had the crispy chicken sandwich and brownie sundae and they were both AMAZING! Just don't order the pecan pie. It was if it were made of glue!

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 18, 2016

Great experience, Awesome food. Try the honey dew drink.👍

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 15, 2016

My friends and I had a good time and will be back. The Sangria white and red was superb!!!! Thanks for a good time.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Indiana)·Dined on June 24, 2016

Great, authentic Irish pub. Good for family, friends or just for two!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Romantic, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 19, 2016

Food was good as always!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 17, 2016

Service is always A+ here. Food can be inconsistent durning the weekdays, but perfect on the weekends. Always a good time. Very good vegetarian selections recently added to the menu.

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