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Address: 401 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281-2838
Phone Number:
+1 480-929-9500
Today
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00

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Fun place with atmosphere!

We went here after a Google search for something "near" the zoo for Zoolights. A fun choice. The whole restaurant, which used to be a saddlery, was built in Ireland and then... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 December 2016
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Surprise, AZ
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Surprise, AZ
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397 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

We went here after a Google search for something "near" the zoo for Zoolights. A fun choice. The whole restaurant, which used to be a saddlery, was built in Ireland and then shipped to Tempe and assembled on site in 1888. It's got a good, pub-like feel, plenty of good beers and traditional Irish foods (as well as salads, burgers,... More 

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Chandler, AZ, United States
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121 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Fish and chips! The best. I like to sit outside also but I wish they would turn down the mister so you don't shower in your clothes. LOL The staff has always been nice so you don't mind tipping. No one in my family gets the same meal. So I would recommend you try something new

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Thank Jennifer M
Tempe, Arizona
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54 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

I just moved here and wanted to go check out the local Irish pub. Well Rula Bula did just that! A classic Irish pub with all the right beers and a fantastic choice of whiskys. Good food, nice bartenders and Irish music to go along with it. Try it out. Slainta!

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Thank Angie C
Scottsdale, Arizona
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12 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

We love this local pub. Food is great and drinks always deliver! The decor is authentic from Ireland. Be sure to ask your server for a little history of the place! We take all of our guests here. We can ride our bikes and outdoor seating is lovely.

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Thank ezyebikes
Saskatoon
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34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Food seemed fairly authentic. We had the Irish stew and shepards pie, both were good. The rowdy and cigar smokey atmosphere kept us from dining outside. Service was great.

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Thank Barney_Barn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Authentic pub atmosphere, parts were brought over from Ireland. Servers were great, knowledgeable, very patient and accommodating when I couldn't decide what I wanted. Nice beer selection. Food was good! We shared the veggie stuffed potato skins. I had the strawberry salad and substituted the Cod for the chicken. My husband had tenderloin tips. We were happy with all of... More 

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Thank Egbpk
Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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226 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

We've been here a number of times, today for lunch. Sliders & wings were fantastic. The bartender is such a great guy & so attentive. We live the old time charm this pub holds. Highly recommend!

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Thank Palmtreegirl57
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

This was my third visit to Rula Bula. This time we brought a group that had joined us for a weekend of spring training baseball. I was a little nervous about bringing friends after reading some of the recent reviews. Had the restaurant gone downhill? Nope! Two of us ordered the Shepherd's Pie, one lamb stew, one Irish Dip sandwich,... More 

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Thank Sue P
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

Very disappointing Shepherds Pie..... Lots of potatoes and cheese, but virtually no beef. NOT the best in Phoenix as advertised! Guiness was good, though.

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Thank Clevelander5
Ladner, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2014 via mobile

We stopped in before going to a show at the Marquee Theatre, on the 15th. Very disappointed. We arrived at 5pm and asked about the happy hour menu. We were told that it was $1 off draft beer, and had to ask about any happy hour food specials. The waiter said it was only available at the bar and was... More 

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