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Irish Waters Last Day Aug 25th

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Irish Waters Last Day Aug 25th

Postby MadMind » Thu Aug 16, 2007 5:27 pm

After almost 30 years in business, Irish Waters Restaurant & Pub, 702 N. Whitney Way, will conduct its last day of business on Aug. 25.
WSJ Article

I've driven by it plenty of times but never stopped in. It took a while for me to discover that it was such a mainstay (est.1978, a rarity in a city of such transition), and now I find out it's closing so soon. A missed opportunity.
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Postby Prof. Wagstaff » Thu Aug 16, 2007 5:36 pm

Nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnoooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!

Seriously, there aren't that many restaurants around where I live that I frequent, and that was one of'em.

Damn. I'm really gonna miss it.
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Postby meowzamusic » Fri Aug 17, 2007 1:20 am

I blame the Merril Springs Inn
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Postby jjoyce » Fri Aug 17, 2007 8:25 am

Developer wants their land.
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Postby Henry Vilas » Fri Aug 17, 2007 9:15 am

jjoyce wrote:Developer wants their land.

More condos? Another strip mall?
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Postby Bwis53 » Fri Aug 17, 2007 9:17 am

Come and get, here it is, cause it's going fast!

Take the money and run, is the name of the game.
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Postby auntgoodness » Fri Aug 17, 2007 9:42 am

Shucks. Chicken Diablo and Drunken Beef Tips, I will miss you.
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Postby Marvell » Fri Aug 17, 2007 9:46 am

auntgoodness wrote:Drunken Beef Tips, I will miss you.


Heh. That's what my girlfriend always says when I leave for a few days.

Oh wait - you said 'Drunken Beef Tips.'
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Postby dudemeister » Fri Aug 17, 2007 10:41 am

Too bad. That place had a funny name and was in a really weird location but had decent food.
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Postby gargantua » Fri Aug 17, 2007 11:01 am

I agree. I liked it. While it wasn't a mainstay of mine, I'd eat there at least a couple of times a year. I have good memories of the place.
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Postby Steve Vokers » Fri Aug 17, 2007 11:29 am

Went there with the family a few times. Decent enough food, nice atmosphere. Now I'll probably go to the Oak Crest Tavern.
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Postby Veeder » Mon Oct 08, 2007 9:18 pm

Irish Waters was terrible and it was far from an Irish pub/restaurant. Their menu read like many other regular bars in Madison. Not terrible but nothing special. And definitely not Irish.
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Postby Henry Vilas » Tue Oct 09, 2007 8:44 am

Veeder wrote:Irish Waters was terrible...

Not terrible but nothing special.

So what it: terrible or not?
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Postby Veeder » Tue Oct 09, 2007 8:49 am

Henry Vilas wrote:
Veeder wrote:Irish Waters was terrible...

Not terrible but nothing special.

So what it: terrible or not?


"It" terrible.
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Postby meowzamusic » Tue Oct 09, 2007 8:53 am

Maybe it was terrible but now that it's closed it's not quite so terrible.
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