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McDermott's Pub

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Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
+ + 353 65 7074328
11:00 - 00:01
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our inn keeper sent us to McDermotts our first night in Doolin. The seafood chowder is the best I have ever eaten. Liked it so much we went back the next day for lunch. Went a third time on our last night just for a few pints.

Thank Amy R
Long Beach, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Get there early to get a good seat where your view won't be blocked because it was packed!! The music was unbelievable, so talented. Drinks were great and the food looked great but I didn't eat here. There are so many people in town and the season just opened in March.

Thank eorjuela
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A wonderful experience last Saturday for a birthday party, the service, food and hospitality were second to none.I would definitely return.

1 Thank BreeVDC
County Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great pub to visit in the evenings for music entertainment. However, a lot of tables in the main area are prebooked by tourists so you can unfortunately end up sitting in the back area away from the entertainment. A stool at the bar is great and keeps you amid the buzz and atmosphere.

Thank Urbantravelpal
Spiddal, Ireland
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were a group of 18 with both adults and children. The area they reserved for us was ideal for our group. There was a wonderful atmosphere and the service was friendly, helpful and efficient. The food was delicious and excellent value. Will definitely go back.

1 Thank Imjokama
Southampton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for some dinner and to watch some of the famous Irish Music. We ordered a tasty Irish Stew which came very quickly (much quicker than we were expected, we presume it was just cooking away on the stove!). The atmosphere in the pub was great and the barman was nice and attentive. The pub soon filled up... More 

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Cobh, Ireland
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168 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

McDermotts is a great Pub with good live music. At times it can be extremely crowded when one or more tourist busses show up. You might even dont get a seat. If you are lucky and its not bursting of tourists its a great pub to visit.

1 Thank Tienchen79
Northampton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered 2 tuna melts and they both had onion in them! :( I hated it and spent almost all of dinner picking out the disgusting bits of onion that we were not told about. The music was good but EXTREMELY loud in some rooms. The fries that we've had in our 5 days so far in Ireland have been... More 

Thank jlwillers W
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As good a place as you;ll find in Doolin. We visited several times during our stay in Doolin and McDermott;s didn't disappoint even once! Wonderful staff, with great personality and recommendations about the area.

Thank Mike M
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great typical Irish pub where the ceol agus craic is mighty!!! 🎻🎹🎼 The staff are on the ball ensuring that the crowd are served quickly & kept happy 🍺🥃. & if that wasn't enough for you there is always great entertainment (well during the summer months at least- but then again you wouldn't be visiting Doolin during... More 

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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, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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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