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McNamara's Irish Pub & Restaurant

) #14 of 1,697 Restaurants in Nashville €€ - €€€ American, Irish, Bar
2740 Old Lebanon Rd, Nashville, TN 37214-2523
+1 615-885-7262
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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2740 Old Lebanon Rd, Nashville, TN 37214-2523
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We always stop in at McNamara's when in Nashville. It's always a wonderful time with fantastic food, music and people. This time though we have to give a special thanks to Kirk ! We were in need of a mechanic on a holiday weekend. Kirk...More

Thank Annette Q
Reviewed 5 days ago

Love the atmosphere of this Irish pub. The food (fish & chips) was awesome. Our server was very professional, attentive & very good. I would definitely eat here again.

Thank Savannah38372
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am gluten intolerant. Gluten free items are marked on the menu although on the internet you will have to search for the menu with the marking for gluten. I had Corned beef and cabbage with a side order of smashed potatoes. I also had...More

Thank Kathleen1314
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like Irish music, this pub has that and more. Sean McNamara is the co-owner, & his band Nosey Flynn, plays almost every night of the week. The food is really good, & the atmosphere is wonderful. this is a "must-visit" if you are...More

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you visit Nashville, McNamara's is a must for their flare on Irish dishes. This is a repeat visit because we enjoyed it so much several years ago during the big flood that hit the town. The true Irish dishes such as corned beef and...More

Thank Rattler93a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a Wednesday night. That ambiance is exactly what is expected at an Irish pub, food was great and the entertainment, Steve Benoit, was absolutely the best! Loved his voice and how he kept his audience's attention. The two ladies with him were...More

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Nashville for a conference for my wife and took the opportunity to visit McNamara's for dinner and live show by Bohola. I had the fish and chips and a hard cider. Wife had Ruben and sweet potato fries. Fish was hot and...More

Thank Moweaqua_Dad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dinner w friends...were hoping to be seated int he music room but no more reservations were being made there. So, we went upstairs to the pub and found a table. Glad we did because the downstairs can be quite loud. We had scotch eggs, spinach...More

Thank 2bemullins5
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Friendly staff, fun atmosphere, good food. Ate in the upstairs bar area with no wait after being told we'd have an hour wait for the main dining area. Reservations are only taken for the music venue room. Everything our group ate was delicious and plentiful...More

Thank CalvinHobbesMidland
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

One of if not the best Irish Pub's in NASHVILLE! The staff and atmosphere are over the top. The music Thursday thru the weekend is truly authentic. The food and spirits are a beautiful accent to this great Irish Pub. Come out and enjoy the...More

Thank RLB53
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Kortni W
Is this kid friendly for lunch?
16 March 2017|
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Response from Mickeymotto | Reviewed this property |
Absolutley! Family friendly and fun! Make sure to make ressies because they can get busy as others have mentioned.
Karen M
Can I make a reservation for St. Patrick's Day? We have tried to walk in at different times for the last three years and the wait had been crazy long. Since are name is McNamara we would very much like to be a part of the fun!
13 February 2017|
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Response from D P | Reviewed this property |
Call and ask seems to make most sense.
Is there live music every nite? We will be there in mid October
8 September 2015|
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Response from McNamaras1 | Property representative |
Hello Folks, Thank you for your inquiry. We have live Irish Music with Sean McNamara and Nosey Flynn every Fri, Sat (7-11pm) and Sunday (6-9pm). Tuesday- Traditional Irish Session - 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month Wed... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2740 Old Lebanon Rd, Nashville, TN 37214-2523
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-885-7262
  • E-mail
McNamara's Irish Pub and Resaurant provides an authentic Pub experience found in small towns all throughout Ireland. Made from scratch food, friendly service, cold pints, and outstanding live music provide an unforgettable experience. Appropriate for all ages, McNamara's has something for everyone. Slainte'