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McElroy's Irish Pub

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Bar, Contemporary, Pub
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Main Square, Chivay, Peru
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Dublin, Ireland
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228 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

As an Irishman, i have to inspect irish bars where ever i find them. This place is definitely modelled off a boston blue collar bar rather than a dublin pub. That being said, good music (mainly) and beer will keep people coming here. Nothing special but nothing wrong.

Thank Daniel C
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Really bad customer service there I had to go to the bar to order our dinner. No one never come to serve us. We order clubsanwiches (not long to make) and we waited 1 hre. The price was ridiculusly expensive for what we took (56 sole) equal around 25$australian... And the food arrived cold as and bread was stale. Ah... More 

Thank mariespike
Brighton, England
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62 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Really crappy food, not a great atmosphere, terrible bathrooms, slow service, and definitely do not order hot chocolate or olives! I think this is a hot spot for G adventure tour groups but if you can suggest literally anywhere else!

Thank getmeonaplaaane
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133 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

If you want to take a rest from "local" stuf, go to this pub. Food is not great but you get a great ambience, play pool and just enjoy.

Thank ValvaMG
Sao Paulo, SP
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35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

We grabbed a few drinks at this pub on a night that was VERY cold, and there was a festival in the city. It was very quiet in the pub, but the atmosphere was cozy and kept us out of the cold. We thought the beers were quite pricey though - that's what made us not like the place as... More 

Thank PolyDeOliveira
London, United Kingdom
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235 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

Oh my god. This was literally the worst food experience during our 21 days in Peru. Don't waste your time and money on this place. Sandwiches were ... and the fries even worse. They tasted reheated from yesterday. Partially hard like stone.

Thank Markus_Ldn
Princeton, Canada
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015

I wouldn't waste my time to go here again. Our first experience was lunch, we went into the pub and no one was there, looked around, called out, we could have helped ourselves to some drinks but didn't. When no one showed up after about 10 minutes we decided to leave. Later that day we discovered that we were stuck... More 

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

Popped in here for a quick beer. The place was empty but is was towards the end of September before the season really kicks off so not too surprising it was quiet. Looking at some of the graffiti on the ceiling, walls, lights and anywhere else you could write I'm guessing you could have a good time here.

Thank alannsarah
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244 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014

It was called an Irish pub, but that was the only Irish thing about the place. The staff were all local (which I dont have a problem with), but trying to get them to understand what you wanted to drink was not made any easier as they had a polical rally going on outside, and I am sure they wanted... More 

Thank kelmci
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2014 via mobile

We arrived ready for the craic and happy hour (as promised when hussled at thermal springs) However neither existed. And we were faced with rude staff and owner upon asking about the happy hour and the promotional voucher handed out by the same person earlier in the day. Not worth your time in Chivay. As Irish people we are concerned... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Contemporary, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Square, Chivay, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Colca Canyon  >  Chivay
This was a wonderful casual dining restaurant located in the Colca Canyon area of Peru. We found the restaurant to be very clean. We went there late one night...were the only ones there....but yet the owner was very willing to turn on the oven and make us wonderful pizza. I am told it is pretty rare when they actually have Guiness there but none the less, my daughter in the Peace Corps close by there believes it to be the best food offered in Chivay.

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