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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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Milan, Italy
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wow!!! Nice place, nice people, wonderful stew, great crumble...everything was perfect and located in a paradise region!

1 Thank silvia2081970
Toronto, Canada
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A rainy night in Doolin, we went looking for a pint. Stepped into McDermott's to the friendliest, most wonderful crowd and great music. A traditional music session. Everyone was singing along, It was absolutely what I needed. The food was delicious too.

Thank barbabelle00
Berlin, Connecticut
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner and a couple of pints and stayed to listen to some trad music. The lamb shank was delicious, as was the Guinness. The music was really good, too. Will definitely return. What a fun night.

Thank adamstina1
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a short walk from our B&B so we decided to stop in for some food and drinks. We wound up staying late and listing to some good live music. A very pleasant experience.

Thank BASG2005
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Daytona Beach Shores, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 19 March 2017

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
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 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 

Thank BethF2611

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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats
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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