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Dolan's Pub


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly

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Sponsored by: Dolan's Pub

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Winner: Irish Global Pub 2017
1. Winner: Irish Global Pub 2017
"an amazing atmosphere at this great restaurant, bar and music venue."
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2. Winner Irish Pubs Music Venue
2. Winner Irish Pubs Music Venue
"The food was delicious, made even nicer by the relaxed surroundings."
Anne P
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3. Winner Pure M Best Venue 2017
3. Winner Pure M Best Venue 2017
"Great restaurant, bar food, trad music in the bar"
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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
US$8 - US$23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the first Pub I've visited in Ireland. I was really nice - the staff was nice, the food was good and the prices ok. They have a small terrace in the back for smokers. All in all, a very nice experience. For sure...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Razvan G
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We went for dinner with the family. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. The seafood chowder was superb. The servers and bartenders were attentive, friendly, and helpful.

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank TucsonMarilyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

fantastic pub with a great music,very helpful and friendly stuff,the food is tasty and chowder terrific,disappointed that a drunk head chef coming out of the kitchen and accosting customers,so

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sagedom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was probably the best pub grub we have ever had . The pint of Guinness was perfect the pub was very nice for kids as well our two rely enjoyed the food

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank byrne67
Reviewed 17 February 2019 via mobile

We organised our wedding dinner and party at Dolans. The food was delicious and staff very helpful. Special thanks to chef Pawel Kiepela for cooking and to Elaine for organising everything and looking after us.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Ewelina W
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Not great service at the bar. Can take up to 10mins to get served. We left the pub last night and headed to another pub as there was no one there to serve me.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank John M
DolansP, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2019

Hi John. Thanks for taking time to let us know about your experience. We take on board your comment and will, as always, strive to ensure our customer experience is at its best at all times.

Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

Delicious food, great staff, the chef amazing, I recommend pork ribs, and the appetizer prawn, amazing taste, For me one of the best pub in Limerick😉👍

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 75bastian
DolansP, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2019

Thanks so much for the review. Glad you had a good experience and hope you can find time to visit us again.

Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

Dolan's pub and music venue is an iconic landmark on the dock road in limerick city. On this occasion we didn't have time to eat,but whenever we do, the food and service is always excellent. On this occasion it was all about the music with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Fergus P
DolansP, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2019

Dear Fergus Really appreciate your wonderful review. It is obvious you love music and we are delighted you enjoy Dolans. Villagers are terrific, a real treat. Thank you again for your kind words and continued support. X Valerie

Reviewed 6 January 2019

Haven’t been for many years and didn’t disappoint !!! Seafood was first class from the mussels to the monkfish and scallops. Desserts were fantastic, chocolate mousse and sticky toffee pudding . The staff were lovely ,friendly and efficient and we’ll definitely be back. Well done...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CFChief
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit here, had dinner and it was so good returned for breakfast which did not disappoint. Very reasonable and certainly plenty of grub on the plate. Very welcoming and pleasant staff. Worth a visit for the music scene, food and friendly staff...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sandiewithani
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26 January 2019|
Response from Mick D | Property representative |
Yes we do and it is delicious!
4 January 2019|
Response from Loo99car | Reviewed this property |
Hi; yes....its owned and run by the Dolan family who are originally from Dublin.
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