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Finnegans's of Dalkey

#312 of 2,001 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Irish, Bar, Pub, Seafood
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1 Sorrento Road, Dalkey, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 285 8505
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2012

Just love Finnegans, its everything thats great about an Irish pub, charm, great guiness and wine, good staff and a great buzz. friendly revellers. Its a must for a proper night out in Dalkey.

1 Thank Bugnug
Dublin, Ireland
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171 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2012

Great people, great atmosphere...Donal and the gang run a terrific pub.....a real favorite. Food is excellent as well as the Guinness. Go at the weekends and experience a great atmosphere....and if you get the chance, go and watch a rugby match on the big screen...only place to go!!

Thank scarke
Chester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2012

Visiting old haunts, this is the first pub from train station. Great first guinness in Ireland this visit

Thank Susan M
Kyoto, Japan
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161 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2012

This was the 1st place I stumbled on just below the train station & I usually don't stop at the 1st place I see but the sun was shining for the 1st time in days so I snagged a table outside. I got there just before they opened at noon so I was lucky to get a table facing the... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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158 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2012

Lovely old traditional pub very wellcoming and charming. It was a lovely quiet pub with lots of charm and cosy.

Thank Bawnogue
Dublin, Ireland
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149 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2012

This is a clannish cliquey place where the owner makes a virtue of deliberately ignoring non regulars, ie anyone who has not graced his pub for decades, but his staff make up for his apparent rudeness with their charm and professional service. The location is great and on a good day sit outside and enjoy upmarket pub food and good... More 

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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2012

There are less expensive venues but Finnegan's of Dalkey (AKA The Sorrento Lounge AKA Dan's) is just great. The food is excellent and on the upper end of the scale for this genre. Staff are very pleasant and the atmosphere is good. It just works!

Thank geoffmarg
Malahide, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2012

I have frequented Finnegans for the last few years and it is always a pleasure to walk through the doors. The food (open crab sandwich) is good but the pints are excellent quality. Service is always excellent, the atmosphere great and the odd superstar sitting in the corner by the fire! On a nice day sitting outside with the sun... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Irish, Bar, Pub, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Sorrento Road, Dalkey, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 285 8505

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?