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McDermott's Pub

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups
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Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
+ + 353 65 7074328
11:00 - 00:01
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:01
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Malabar, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stop here every year I go to Doolin for great food, beer and live traditional music. I love the place!!

Thank Patrick R
Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go to Doolin a couple of times every year and always go to McDermott's for a bit of a session. The grub is lovely and also cheap. Without fail the atmosphere is brilliant and the craic is absolutely 90!! You're guaranteed a good night out or a few quiet ones during the day - whatever you fancy. Great pub

Thank mkeohane
Perth, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was actually around this time last year I was home in Ireland showing my Aussie partner the sites. We had been at the Cliffs of Moher and checking out the coast line and then stumbled across McDermotts. The minute we walked in we were so impressed the fire was blazing and the Christmas decoration were great, there was this... More 

Thank keefla
Verona, New Jersey
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner and Guinness's here one night while staying in Doolin up the road! Loved it! The live music was sensational as was the good pub good. Delicious fish and chips (huge! I split it with my sister) and the Guinness was poured to perfection! Would definitely return! Full of authentic Ireland atmosphere!

Thank ktleyed
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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went during peak dinner time and were able to be seated at a small table in front of the fireplace (not burning - warm day) in a location that gave us the best seat for people watching. This place is seething with atmosphere and history - a place where the locals go and many people know each other. But... More 

Thank tmhome100
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, live band, and Guinness what else can we say. We tried some local favorites and they delighted or taste buds. Hopefully we get a chance to visit here again.

Thank Matt F
North Windham, Connecticut
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Typical Irish pub with many locals hanging out. Food was great, the staff was wonderful and a very comfortable atmosphere. Walking distance from our B&B. Kind of "off the beaten path" where no tour buses showed up.

Thank Giovanna911
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Loved this place. Ate there both nights we stayed in Doolin. Food is wonderful. Atmosphere is very Irish. The fireplace going the music playing what is not to love?

Thank cfrancis17
Tampa, Florida
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

McDermott's Pub offers great food and service in a fun and friendly atmosphere. I rate this restaurant as the best stew during the entire trip to Ireland. Since it was a little chilly that day, I started the meal with a yummy tomato soup (which my wife ended up hijacking). You can go through Doolin on your way to the... More 

Thank BeenThereFromPTY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Best music, friendly staff, clean. Great place to go for a traditional country side Irish experience!

Thank Felipe M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
  • Phone Number: + + 353 65 7074328
Traditional irish pub owned and run by the same family since 1876. Serving home cooked meals daily from march to november 1st. Groups catered for with reservations. Traditional irish music live every night all summer long. Come and join us!!

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