AN IRISH PUB FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
Fadó (pronounced f’doe) is Gaelic for “long ago” and is commonly used to start a story, similar to “once upon a time.” We chose it because we’re telling the story of Ireland’s rich and ever-evolving pub culture.
In 1996, a small group of Irish entrepreneurs came to the U.S. and started Fadó with the goal of bringing the best of Dublin pubs to the U.S. That goal stands firm today as we passionately bring Irish Pubs into the 21st Century.
What does that mean?
It means we feature dozens of international and local beers. It means that while we are a sought after outlet for televised sports, mostly soccer, you are just as likely to see delicious craft cocktails on the bar as pints of Guinness. And whisk(e)y? Yeah, there is a lot of great whiskey at one of midtown Atlanta’s best bars.
It also means that we employ a very proud group of lads that run a scratch kitchen, providing diners with fantastic plates. Gone are the days of basic Irish pub food. Instead, you’ll get your Irish standards coupled with a few dishes that are sure to surprise and delight, blending passion, quality, and originality in one menu.
Quality or nothing.
An Irish pub doesn’t maintain a high standard for more than 20 years without relentless attention to detail. Our cod, used in our famous fish and chips, is sustainably caught in the deep, icy waters of the North Atlantic near Iceland. Our meats are custom cut by third-generation butchers in Vermont. Pull up a seat and see (and taste) first-hand what 21st Century Irish quality is.
The most important part of the pub is the hospitality. We strive to make sure you have a great time here and that you return with more stories to tell. Regular customers are the lifeblood of our business and we’re lucky to have many. Our crew makes sure they’re well looked after and they’ll do the same for you.
We talk about baking a lot of care, curiosity, and craic into each lunch, happy hour, dinner, and brunch. Whether its a pint and shepherd’s pie on the outdoor patio, or a cocktail and eggs benedict in the Velvet Room, we hope you feel that when you’re in our pub.
Welcome to Fadó.
Our pub in Midtown is an expression of 21st Century Ireland and the changes happening today to Dublin’s pub culture. It’s a modern Irish pub that combines the best of the old with the new: Irish timelessness, a global perspective and homage to local ‘heroes’.
You see historical Ireland in the deep woods, the Whiskey Room, the great Irish beer brands and Irish specialty paint and pictures. The clean craftsmanship and design reflect the global influences of New York and mainland Europe on Dublin’s pub and restaurant scene. You’ll see a healthy selection of the region’s best craft beers and local spirits as well as art telling the story of Coca-Cola’s strong connection to Ireland.
In total, you’ll feel a warm and welcoming pub reflective of the evolution of the Irish pub concept in Ireland and the U.S.