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The 51st state Bar and Grill

200 Argyll Street, Dunoon PA23 7HA, Scotland
+44 1369 705550
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (48 reviews)
“fajitas” (9 reviews)
“salads” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 - 23:00All hours
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
200 Argyll Street, Dunoon PA23 7HA, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Spent a night in Dunoon and chose this bar as it offered a wide range of food. Good size potions and nice tasting food.

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 4 days ago

staff friendly and efficient. food enormous portions, just needed 2 starters for 4 of us. i had chicken and steak fajitas and could not finish them! everybody very pleased and requested return visit which was soon arranged

Thank ivan m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently had a family meal here in the 51st State restaraunt Dunoon. The menu was extensive and the decor was fitting for an American restaraunt. We seemed to be kept waiting quiet a bit at times, the food was good and portion sizes were...More

Thank Orla N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was lovely, staff were very nice. Was quite busy so waited a while to be served and a while to get our food but if was worth it. The menu has so much variety, we were spoiled for choice! My husband ordered a veggie...More

Thank LisaE1988
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The empire state burger I had was good. Service was good. Chips didn't match the quality of the burger. Getting a warm can of pop (albeit with ice) is my biggest gripe. Surely you have fridge space. Being able to get a cold glass bottle...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The portions are big, the burgers are a challenge to finish and the place feels like any other bar stateside. An American style bar, is there any wonder to what was ordered by the three of us attending? (It was burgers, three different kinds. All...More

Thank plutoiscool26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubby and I spent 4 days in Dunoon last week, and ate here on 2 nights. 1st night I had chilli bowl and hubby had chilli dog, 2nd night I had mac 'n' cheese, hubby had chilli chicken quesidillas.Both occasions food was excellent, and loads...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have eaten her a few times usually for dinner. Yesterday was first time for lunch. Didn't disappoint had a haggis panini and as usual just to much to finish. Went with my mum she had to remove some of her sandwich filling( brioche roll) as...More

Thank Maggie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the grill area which has a massive selection to chose from. My man got the steak and I got the chilli nachos. Chilli has a wee kick but not spicy which pleased me. Portions were big! No room for deserts which was...More

Thank JStokes1976
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though we had not booked the staff managed to find us a table. ( I would advise booking as they get very busy.) Even though there was just the 2 of us the restaurant seemed very popular with families. They had an extensive menu...More

1  Thank Mark B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Argyll Street, Dunoon PA23 7HA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Cowal Peninsula  >  Dunoon
  • Phone Number: +44 1369 705550
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Dunoon's own American/Italian Bar & Grill Fantastic Homemade Burgers Sizzling Steaks Terrific Tex Mex Paninis, Wraps, Our Famous Milkshakes and much more And of course from our Italian Influence at La Cantina Downstairs our Fantastic Homemade Pizza selection and Pasta Favourites Food Served All Day Every Day Families Welcome Live Music Venue
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