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Gus O’Connor’s Pub

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US$5 - US$23
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Bar, European
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Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Staying locally - excited to read pub with food & trad music nearby.Busy music playing.Food poor - Caesar Salad covered in mayo & no parmesan - queried told it is Caesar mayo ! ? and parmesan provided.No offer alternative resolution but given more mayo. Fab...view seating outside. Seems focus on speed & turnover rather than qualityMore

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 5 days ago

After my daughter got married on the Cliffs of Moher, we celebrated at Gus O'Connor's Pub -- they gave us our own room and the service and food was fantastic!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This as a lively place with some outside seating. Food was traditional and good, full service bar. We ate here twice because there were not many options in Doolin that were open.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice pub for a pint. But the ATM IS A RIP OFF. We would call that highway robbery travelers beware. By the way down the street Mc Dermott’s pub is a lovely place for a pint and some food .

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not knowing what to expect of the towns of West coast Ireland we were really impressed with this place. We ate there 2 evenings. Both occasions it was busy. We didn't have / need reservations. I even phoned ahead but was told to just come...along so we did. Service & food & bar were really well organised, fast, professional, smooth. My husband usually goes bonkers having to wait for restaurant food but even he was shocked at the speed of service! Lovely buzzy atmosphere. Live folky music added to nice feel of the place. A pleasure to see a pub / restaurant running so smoothly!More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great brunch and loved the atmosphere. great staff and food. recommend for all. really nice place

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very crowded if you want a front row seat to the music.. Get there early. There are other pubs but none right in the middle of Town.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just back from Gus O Connors. Service was ok. At the beginning of the order we were told we had to leave our card behind the counter. We Ordered burgers stayed chicken fillet but all southern fried. Was told I could get plain chicken burgers...for kids - but then charged €16.50. The prawns Pil Pil were basically frozen prawns sautéed in butter. No taste of garlic and chilli - for €27.90. When it came time to pay the bill our card couldn’t be found but we’re offered no apology the manager then says he’d look for it. After 10 mins I went to look for him. He had clearly forgotten about us and gone about his business. He then found the card. And again offered no apology. I spoke to him and aired our disappointment. Again no apology. The business is obviously thriving and typically would be in a tourist area but the food and treatment is not acceptable.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here twice during our stay. The food is as good as the music but it does get crowded. If you want to hear the music, get there early! Remember to get a table (remember your table number!) and go to the bar to...order your food.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 22 August 2022

The food is great and the traditional music is fantastic. We enjoyed our nights here listening to the music.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 9 August 2022

Ambiance is wonderful as are the people that work there. Food was one of the better pub menus. Seafood Chowder and burgers were great. If you are lucky enough to be there on an evening with live music you wont be disappointed. Also- don't skip...out on dessert!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 9 August 2022

Mad Mad busy Thought they had forgot about us Food excellent Great buzz in the palce Toilets a bit questionable though

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 6 August 2022 via mobile

The staff were excellent and so accommodating for my friend who was in her wheelchair which we really appreciated! The food was fantastic, actually one of the nicest meals I’ve had in awhile. We all really enjoyed the music at the end of the night...too, would highly recommend this pub.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 5 August 2022

Reserved a table for 10. Owner was aggressive about not seating the group as reserved. Posted Warning!!! Pay before you eat. Wait time for food excessive. The Outdoor Seating area across from the pub is also adjacent to a local Sewer Processing Plant. Odor unbearable....Owner doesn't really care. He gets your money before eating. Gives a bad name to Irish hospitality. O'Connor's was a place to visit in the past. Today its a place to avoid. There are lots of other pubs in Doolin that will appreciate your business and not give you the feeling that its all about getting your money.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 25 July 2022 via mobile

Great spot! It was pouring rain so the only available tables were in a room off the main bar. Not the nicest room but it did the job! Their outdoor area looks very nice. No table service. You go to the bar to order. The...food came so quickly and it was piping hot and delicious!! Great for families! Very happy.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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georgiet4
8 March 2020|
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Response from gusoconnorspub | Property representative |
Hi there! Thanks for getting in touch! No need to book, come on in and we’ll look after you! We only take bookings for groups over 15 people. Looking forward to welcoming you to Doolin! Kind regards, Management
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Luciana O
4 July 2018|
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Response from gusoconnorspub | Property representative |
Dear Luciana, There are a good few parking spaces along the road beside the pub (about 100 spaces). It can get busy depending on the time of year/time of day (typically busy during the day when people are out walking, but... More
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Response from PatrickTSexton | Property representative |
hi. no we don't do accommodation. if you email O Connors Pub , i can recommend a few places. thanks
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Gus O’Connor’s Pub is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5