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Doherty's Irish Pub & Restaurant

1979, High House Rd, Cary, NC 27519
+1 919-388-9930
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“fish and chips” (72 reviews)
“shepherd's pie” (21 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1979, High House Rd, Cary, NC 27519
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Met our friends for dinner. They have a full bar and a big beer menu. We ordered appetizers, homemade smothered chips with blue cheese and pepper jelly, yumm. The brisket nachos were great too. My husband had Shepherd's pie and really liked it. I had...More

Thank Smith3835
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped by Doherty's Irish Pub & Restaurant rather late in the evening. The kitchen was still open and I was served quickly. And the food was good - better than most pub fare with a decent selection. Great beer on tap, as you would...More

Thank NYSPDanny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No frills--good hearty fare--good service and fair prices--great beer--what more can you ask for! Great for lunch or dinner

Thank Don H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food and great service. Casual and friendly. They have a good variety of choices as well as beer and wine.

Thank Stromy39
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have had lunch here a couple of times and the sandwiches were delicious. Very nice atmosphere and service was excellent.

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I went for a 'wee drap' and a quick snack before heading over to see the NC Chinese Lantern Display, which was amazing! I've joined the drinking club at Doherty's and I was delighted to see they had on their menu a...More

Thank Jacquelyn K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing Fish and Chips, Humus and Pita were amazing, and Delicious Chocolate Cake Dessert Special great place to get classic Irish Food

Thank Graham W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met two friends for a business lunch. I enjoyed the two for $9 and had a Reuben and the Beef and Guinness Stew. The food was delicious and our booth gave us enough separation to keep our discussion from being a distraction to other patrons.

Thank Shane T
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Great fish and chips. Fast & friendly service, and reasonable prices. Located in a strip mall, but once inside, you'll find a great vibe.

Thank EnviroTravel
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Server was short with me and person that greeted me was not welcoming. Maybe just a bad day. Have only been back once since then.

Thank Marilyn S
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Questions & Answers
15 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Dohertys1979 | Property representative |
We can put a table of 12 together. Just give us a callat 919-388-9930 and we will see what we can do.
29 May 2016|
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Response from calitrip2010 | Reviewed this property |
No,no Murphys beer here, at least not on Draft.Guinness, Harp, many big brand names and NC craft beers.Hope that helps. Great bar, great people!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1979, High House Rd, Cary, NC 27519
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: +1 919-388-9930
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To Our Patrons,We created this relaxing and fun neighborhood Irish pub in Cary for you as a place to meet to bring your friends and family, meet new friends and get to know our family at Doherty's! Let us know if there is anything we can do to make your time with us more enjoyable! Enjoy your favorite pint from one of the ​19 draughts on tap and some Irish - American fare from our menu prepared daily using only fresh ingredients by Chef Irais and his team. We also have a kid's menu for the little ones!​We are open for lunch, dinner, late night and serve a Sunday brunch. Our pub has 7 HD TV's with multiple sports packages for you and your friends to enjoy your favorite team games! We also have live music 3 nights per week, patio dining, drink specials and free WiFi. The "Whiskey Room" is our private dining room that can be reserved Monday - Thursday by phone. We hope to see you soon!
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