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Gus O'Connor's Pub

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Doolin, Ireland
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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79 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great pub in which to spend evenings when in Doolin. Famed, I believe, for the traditiional music - and quite rightly so; we enjoyed a couple of smashing sessions. Food was extremely good, we ate there every night whilst in Doolin, my particular recommendations would be the beef in Guinness stew and the bacon & cabbage - both hearty,... More 

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Ashford, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

My friends and I visited recently, and I wasn't very hungry so I opted for the seafood chowder -- it was amazing! Very fresh seafood in a light broth with a few drops of cream added. And this was one of the best Guinness we encountered on our travels.

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Hyannis, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

This place is great! Very efficient system for ordering your meal. Fast service. Excellent food. This was the best fish and chips we had all week. Can't say enough. I hope to return one day!

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Thank dcontrino
Braselton, Georgia
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were on a rail/bus tour out of Dublin and stopped here for lunch. It was fantastic! I had the salmon and the others at my table had the Guinness stew. The way you ordered was efficient, but we got in just before the line turned into a VERY long one. You order at the bar and tell them your... More 

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Thank amanda_s1980
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We knew going in we would have to order at the bar. But we weren't expecting to have to stand up there for as long as we did to get served. I don't know if this is the best system. Food was average. Came quickly. Live music was good.

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Thank Annasalt
Hailsham, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Visited O'Conner's with 33 friends and we were kept together in the same area. To make life easy, each table was numbered and it was a case of ordering at the bar to save confusion over later bills. A good choice of food. A 10oz Irish steak cooked medium was perfect. Laid on a bed of onions and mushrooms with... More 

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Thank Wilkybob
Newry, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Food is fabulous ..... Would love to try all the menu .Only in Doolin for 2 days. I got Fish and chips one day and bacon and cabbage the next . My friend had the steak sandwich and salmon. Absolutely gorgeous and the staff were great

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Thank eilish98
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We had a very good introduction to Irish Food at O"Connor's Pub. Good fish & Chips and desert. Of course, the food went down better with the Guinness.

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Locust Dale, Virginia
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

O'Connor's Pub is not to be missed. The food is pub food, good. The music, however, is why you go. The night we were there, Christy Barry was playing with no less than 4 fiddlers. two concertina players, on accordion player, a flutist, etc. To top it off, a lady from Chicago of Irish decent joined in to play the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

My daughter,my mother, my Catalan friends and I, arrived here after a day spent at the cliffs of moher. We enjoyed a great evening, eating amazing steaks and fish and listening to some great musicians. The atmosphere in here is great. The sun was beating down outside and my Catalan friends thoroughly enjoyed themselves. If I ever visit west Clare... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Irish, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Doolin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?