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Dolan's Pub

) #18 of 242 Restaurants in Limerick ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Irish, , European
3-4 Dock Rd, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 314 483
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub
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3-4 Dock Rd, Limerick, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 153 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Cannot fault this place. The atmosphere is lovely and Richie and Dorris are really friendly and always seen to spare a minute to talk to us even though that my are always busy doing something. Our first night we went for dinner you defiantly cannot...More

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visiting from Australia. We had the best night in Dolan’s. Amazing food. Hearing the Uileann pipes live in the trad session made the hairs stand on the back of my neck. Two guests watching the session sang. The girl with the red hair was amazing....More

Thank EPJBris
Reviewed 1 week ago

The waiter was lovely considering we had not book. Found us a nice table for two. Can't fault the food, steak with salad

Thank Karen F
Dolans P, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your kind review

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

dull, dreary inside, chowder is awful, kids portions tiny, flys everywhere and guinness was pure watery - avoid at all costs for food

2  Thank Mull65
Dolans P, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Words cannot express how I feel about this review

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dolan's is the music hub of Limerick and Ireland's Mid-West. Traditional music and traditional food seven nights a week with some of the best Irish and international, contemporary artists performing in one of the pub's three venues. Catch a gig, have dinner or just have...More

Thank culturecolleen
Mick D, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much. Lovely review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Frequented Dolan's twice during our 8 day stay in Limerick. Our excellent local guide and Limerick native, Ken Menton, recommended it. First night in town I had the fish and chips--excellent and plentiful--and a Guinness (also walked out with a T-shirt!). Later in the week...More

Thank Rock1946
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for a quick Irish breakfast after landing in Shannon. The staff were very nice and the breakfast was delish! Visited June 2016.

Thank Patrick C
Mick D, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really varied lunch menu with something for everyone. Food is tasty and price is good. Furniture could be upgraded alright.

Thank Daniel O
Mick D, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Daniel. You are right . We will try to upholster the booths later on in the year. Delighted you enjoyed your meal and hopefully you will come back again soon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love the food in Dolan's I had steak there a couple if times with friends and it was amazing..!! I had chowder there the other day for lunch and it was delicious..!!

Thank Clarsipan
Mick D, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. Delighted you enjoyed your meals in Dolans and hopefully we will see you again

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Was here with overseas friends for a bite and a pint.....neither disappointed and the service was enthusiastic from 2 of the waiters with seamless handovers. Pity couldn't stay for the trad that had just started up.

Thank Loo99car
Mick D, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much. Hopefully you will stay longer the next time and hear our wonderful Traditional musicians.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 24
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-4 Dock Rd, Limerick, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Limerick  >  Limerick
  • Phone Number: +353 61 314 483
  • E-mail
Hotpress Readers award 2015 Best Venue IMRO LIVE MUSIC VENUE OF THE YEAR AWARD 2014 HOTPRESS Venue of the Year 2013 Special Commendation IMRO 2013 Munster Winner Finalist in Irish Restaurant Association Gastro Pub.Traditional Music every night Irelands Best Live Music Venues ,Restaurant, Comedy Club and Traditional Irish Music Pub . There’s always something happening in Dolans. We have Irish Traditional music EVERY night A host of international, National and local musicians, singers artists and actors have graced our stages. See EVENTS for details of upcoming gigs, shows and events Our multipurpose venues can cater for Weddings, Christenings, Birthdays and all social occasions. "Dolans is a magical place, a bastion of eclecticism.Three of the best gigs I was ever at were in Dolans;David Gray, Damien Dempsey and Paddy Casey.The raucous You Tube Kings The Rubberbandits call Dolans Home.Literally anyone could be on the bill "-Donal Ryan, Cara In-flight Magazine Dolan’s Pub in Limerick is famous worldwide for its nightly Irish Traditional Music Sessions. We have Free Live Traditional Irish Music sessions in the bar 7 days a week all year round.The music starts at 9pm (Sunday to Thursday) and 9.30pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
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