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Bull Feeney's

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Bull Feeney'sBull Feeney's

Taps: 12 / Bottles:
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
86
very good

20 Ratings
Ratings: 20
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 8.97%
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar, Eatery ]

375 Fore St
Portland, Maine, 04101-5010
United States
phone: (207) 773-7210

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oberon

North Carolina

3.88/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5 | $$$

We stopped in here walking around Portland Saturday night,very old interior is what stuck out to me when we walked in like many places in Portland the interior of the building looks over 100 years old,pretty large with a upstairs and downstairs with a rather large bar that was packed we had to wait 20 minutes for are table so we started at the bar,about 10-12 taps with Stone Coast 420,and Geary's Autumn ale as the highlights my wife ordered the Allagash White all the beers came in proper glassware wich was cool.After we sat the service was prompt and efficient my mom and wife ordered the haddock sandwich was very fresh tasting and good (not like here in B-lo)I had the lobster ravioli wich was also very good.Like everywhere in Portland just about its pricey but hey the food was good and they had decent beer.

10-09-2007 14:49:19 | More by oberon
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dunix

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-22-2014 18:34:59 | More by dunix
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j_hollings13

Ohio

2.53/5  rDev -31.3%
vibe: 2 | quality: 3 | service: 1 | selection: 3.75 | $$

Can a man get a drink in this place? I sure couldn't. Two bars, four bartenders, and I still could only get one round of beers. If I ever go to this place again, which I doubt, I will ask my wife to go get the drinks and see if she fares any better. I know it became a joke for the increasingly long line of guys waiting to get served as the ladies walked up and immediately walked away with drinks.

06-19-2014 14:27:27 | More by j_hollings13
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mk_ultra

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +8.7%

06-19-2014 13:47:04 | More by mk_ultra
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bobv

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-02-2014 17:18:21 | More by bobv
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jamvt

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.7%

05-19-2014 02:02:27 | More by jamvt
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jwps214

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-03-2014 02:26:52 | More by jwps214
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jjboesen

Maryland

4.18/5  rDev +13.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75 | $$

Centrally located in historic Old Port, Bull Feeney’s is as fine an Irish pub as you’ll find this side of Kilkenny – or Biddeford, anyway. Set behind a pair of grand Palladian windows overlooking busy Fore Street, this convivial pub is a grand place to share a pint or craic (not that kind!). There is here a well-worn rustic atmosphere that makes one long for the Auld Sod. This sprawling pub is heavily festooned with every kind of Irish bric-a-brac: medicine jars, signboards, road markers and the mandatory “Guinness Is Good” posters. In addition to the lengthy bar, which is overlooked by an imposing battalion of Irish whiskey bottles, there is a comfortable dining room and an upstairs. Of course, no Irish pub would be worth a shamrock if the comely server did not pour a perfect pint of the Guinness. There is also live music should you wish to shake the sawdust from the floorboards.

Bull Feeney offers plenty of local Maine beer on tap along with a serious supply of single malt scotch; however, it is the aforementioned Guinness that makes the place shine. The food menu contains many Irish favorites, including a pulled pork sandwich braised in Guinness barbecue sauce. Or as Michaleen Flynn from John Ford’s “The Quiet Man” might have said: “When I drink Guinness, I drink Guinness, and when I ….”

Speaking of John Ford, it is he who this pub honors. Born John Martin Feeney, he played football at Portland High School. His habit of lowering his helmet to charge his opponents earned him the name “Bull.” It is his picture that adorns the front sign. This is an excellent pub where no patty fingers are tolerated.

11-14-2013 20:35:19 | More by jjboesen
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MJSawyer

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

11-14-2013 02:16:11 | More by MJSawyer
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Oktoberfesting

Maine

3.68/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 4 | $$

Not actually a very exciting selection of beers, although I was glad to see Murphy's Stout the other day, and I think it's a pretty decent selection for a regular Irish pub. The food is very good for pub style, the service is usually friendly and fast . The atmosphere is fun, good music scene, lively, and it's a great location-- easy to head off onto the next place from Bull Feeney's. This is a good place to grab some hearty grub before you move on to places with more beers to choose from. Novare is a close walk away.

03-19-2010 20:35:08 | More by Oktoberfesting
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Bull Feeney's in Portland, ME
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