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B.D. Riley's

Where the spirit of Ireland blooms amidst the Texan sun

In a tale as enchanting as the Emerald Isle itself, the story of B.D. Riley’s at Aldrich Street begins with a vision – a vision to craft not just a pub, but a piece of Ireland herself in Austin, Texas. With the blueprint of dreams and the spirit of the old world, the craftsmen of Ireland, skilled as the ancient bards in their art, set to work.

Crafted in Ireland
In the lush greenery of Ireland, where the rain kisses the earth and tales of yore fill the air, the new B.D. Riley's began to take shape. Craftsmen, whose skills have been passed down through generations, painstakingly carved, crafted, and constructed each piece of the pub with the precision and care of a poet penning verses. From the dark, rich woods that whisper tales of centuries gone by to the intricate stained glass that captures the essence of the Irish soul, every piece was imbued with a story, a memory, a piece of a land far away.
Across the Ocean
But what is a journey without a bit of adventure, eh? Once the pieces of B.D. Riley's were ready, they embarked on a voyage as epic as any Celtic legend. Across the mighty Atlantic, through storms and sunshine, the essence of Ireland sailed towards its new home in Austin, Texas, on Aldrich Street.
A New Home in Texas
And there, in the heart of Texas, craftsmen from both worlds, Irish and Texan, came together, blending traditions and spirits. They worked hand in glove to piece together this puzzle from across the seas, creating not just a pub, but a portal. A portal to Ireland, where the warmth of an Irish welcome, the joy of a song, and the comfort of a hearty meal await all who enter.
Today
Now, B.D. Riley's on Aldrich Street stands not just as a pub, but as a testament to the enduring spirit of Ireland in Austin, Texas. It's a place where the past and present dance in harmony, where stories are shared, friendships are forged, and every visitor is a bit Irish by the time they leave. So, there ye have it - a place born of dreams and crafted by hands across the ocean. B.D. Riley's on Aldrich Street, where every pint, plate, and song tells a story. Welcome home, no matter where you're from.

Welcome

Hours of Operation

Mon 

|  4pm – 11pm

Tue – thur 

| 11am – 11pm

Fri – Sat 

| 11am – 12am

Sun 

| 11am – 11pm

Testimonials

See What Our Guests Think

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Marti Leon

Fun pub bar located near the Mueller park, very cool area and great indoor/outdoor seating. My family was visiting from out of state and this was the perfect spot to satisfy our hunger.

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Bruce Heath

Went to watch South Africa best the All Blacks in the 2023 Rugby World Cup and the venue was great. Good drinks options, decent amount of seating both indoors and out and the food was tasty and relatively quickly served, despite the pub being at full capacity. A great game and a super pub.

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Soyon Michelle

So much like this place. Good food with awesome draft Guiness beer and very friendly staffs! Especially good to go when we have a games to watch (football, EPL whatever)

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Michael M. Scott

An absolute must stop when in Austin, well worth the drive. The service was impeccable. The food was outstanding. Three of us went We ordered three separate meals so we could try each one. The bangers and mash for the best I've had since I was in England, The traditional Shepherd's pie with lamb was an amazing, The Guinness gravy superb.

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Rachelle Fox

Always excellent! Friendly service, fantastic food, fun atmosphere, easy parking. Unbeatable.

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Akuu O-Wins

What a great bar/pub experience! I happened to go here during a soccer game where the bar was bustling. The bar tender was quick to serve and I had my drink order in quickly. I ordered wings and they were flavorful, tender, and delicious. Stop by for a good time!

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Moments at B.D. Riley's