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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!!
US$6 - US$29
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a superb place , lovely food , great music and fantastic atmosphere. Probably one of the best Irish Stews I have ever eaten, packed with meat and veg in such a rich and flavour packed broth. Loved it ! The lamb shank was also...awesome.. beautifully cooked and good portion too. Music was the very talented Blackie O Connel. Superb Gunness followed by some great whisky recommendations. Absolutely fantastic night in Doolin.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In this place we found all we were expecting from our irish trip: an old pub with nice food and beers, traditional music sessions and, most of all, beautiful people that gave our night a special taste. Perfect atmosphere.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved eating at McDermott's Pub. Service was great, the setting was fun and the stew was fantastic! They also have live Irish music in the evening.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice location in Doolin we only had to walk a few minues from our B&B. Burger very nice. Though the fish looked better! I'm sure all the food is good here. Nice time here.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

10/10 for food. The salmon and the burger are delicious. Very clean. Great atmosphere and music was excellent. Would highly recommend

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked in for dinner last saturday with friends and we were slightly aghast to see others walking in & out, no masks. We were seated in a small alcove area away from others so decided to stay. No covid certs checked and we were told...to go to bar(which was packed!) For our drinks. Had our meals and left. So unfair to carry on like this when the pub we were in previous night (o connors) were fantastic and did everything right in keeping their customers safe. We all agreed that we felt uncomfortable and very unsafe in mcdermotts last saturday night !More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was great, we had a great time. Good drinks and service. Easy to find and they had parking. Always a good thing

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 19 September 2021

Best food around Co Clare, Always a friendly face to greet you on your arrival. The food and music make this place a must see when you are in Doolin. Special thanks to Stephen and Patsy for always making us feel welcome. Jackie & Jacqueline...KildareMore

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 6 September 2021 via mobile

Lovely pub with a great bar food menu. I ordered the fish & chips & the portion was huge. The staff are very young but they are great, service was excellent all night. There was live trad music outside & a super atmosphere. It was...great to see people enjoying a night out again.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 4 September 2021

I ate here on a family night away. I had the fish and chips and I would highly recommend it. Staff were also very nice. I would highly recommend

Date of visit: September 2021
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30 July 2018|
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Response from cttraveller67 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. My son is a vegetarian and opted for three appetizers/sides all of which he enjoyed. I do believe there are vegetarian meal options as well.
30 July 2018|
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Response from Frankiefi | Reviewed this property |
They do have vegetarian options every day
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McDermott's Pub is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5