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Murphy's Irish Pub

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Irish, Fish & Chips, Hamburgers, Pub
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484 Morelos Altos | Malecon, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 113 0373
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Welcome Home to Murphy's Irish Pub - Puerto Vallarta! Live...
Welcome Home to Murphy's Irish Pub - Puerto Vallarta! Live Music~Whiskey~Sports~Food. Murphy's Irish Pub offers one of the best views in Vallarta! Located across from the infamous lighthouse (EL FARO)statue on the Malecon, Murphy's has an incredible view of the sunset overlooking the Bay of Banderas (Pacific Ocean) and a nightly firework display from the Marigalante pirate ship. The pub features a wide selection of whiskey and fantastic pub fare. Be sure to try the Guinness Pot Pie Stew, Sheperd's Pie, Jumbo Dublin Shrimp, Fish N Chips, Pub Burger with homemand chips (pub fries), delicious salads, Corned Beef and Cabbage (seasonal), and of course our brownie with Bailey's sauce & ice cream. Our Guinness Chili was awarded "people's choice" 1st Place! We have a variety of live music, the schedule of which can be found on our Facebook page at "Murphys Puerto Vallarta". Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at 11 pm we have a phenomenal classic rock band! Every day we offer different drink and food specials, including some original cocktails found only here at Murphy's Irish Pub, Puerto Vallarta. Murphy's has FREE WIFI, 2 satellits for sporting events including: NFL "TICKET" with EVERY game, CFL, NHL, NBA, MLB, Champions League, Liga Mexicana and five different flat screen TVs to watch your favorite teams! The pub also offers a dart board, free pool table, and an assortment of games (Jenga, playing cards, uno, etc).
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Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Scenic view
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 117
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
St. Patrick's Day Celebration

We've been to Murphy's before and really enjoyed the food. That being said on St. Patrick's Day we went and although the music was great and the atmosphere fun evidently they don't know how to make Irish coffee(cold with a shot of something nasty) and the food at the buffet was dried out and pretty... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
cassandrabothell_WA
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bothell,WA
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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166 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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bothell,WA
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We've been to Murphy's before and really enjoyed the food. That being said on St. Patrick's Day we went and although the music was great and the atmosphere fun evidently they don't know how to make Irish coffee(cold with a shot of something nasty) and the food at the buffet was dried out and pretty disgusting. We might go again... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The fries were wonderful, hot and crisp. No not like a sunburned American, perfect. The burger was darn good too. Great service, and friendly staff take great care of a travelor's needs. Fair prices and good people. That want to make you welcome.

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Bend, Oregon
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

You would not expect to find an excellent Irish pub in a Mexican resort town, but right on the Malecon by the lighthouse with great views of the Bay, you walk one flight up to the pub and you find excellent Irish food -- the Shepherd's Pie and Irish Stew are top drawer. The beer is great, service good and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The bar is upstairs, small and with a stage opposite the bar. The staff was very helpful & friendly. Cover band that was playing the night we went was great. The clientele seemed to be pretty spread out, too. Americans, Mexicans, Canadians... No smoking inside of the bar but they have a stair well where you can go. I would... More 

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North Olmsted, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

this is the place to be after 6:00 pm watch the sunset have some good Irish food and then we sat drank and watch some folk Irish duo then came a bigger surprise it was Celtic festival and all night was Mexicans playing bagpipe and Mexican girls doing the Irish jig great time love this place.Also the food was unbelievable.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Great Food, Drinks, Staff, overall Great Pub Feeling down on the Boardwalk, Can't miss 2nd floor.. Go in the evening about 5 pm , you'll love it as we did.. Thanks Murphy's Home away from Home

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San Diego, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Went with some family and friends for a late night cover band on a Saturday night!! The rock cover band was absolutely amazing and made for a super fun night. The servers were great but all the girls in our group had very weak cocktails. The guys drinks were fine so we ended up rotating drinks every now and then.

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Wanted to share my experience eating at this place. Everything we had was great. We had the shepherds pie, fish and chips, hamburger. All worth coming back for. The views were great out the front. It is an amazing place

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Awesome view! Jameson in stock always. Service was great. We were greeted by Murphy himself! Live music. MEXICAN CRAFT BEERS!! Need I say more. Come check out this Pub in Paradise !!

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Whitby, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The service was prompt and pleasant, the food is better than most pub food and the Guiness Stew has more meat than vegetables. The onion rings are scrumptious! The view of Banderas Bay is free and a perfect location to view the activity on the Mallecon. The bathrooms are really clean. I givevthis place a 9/10...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 484 Morelos Altos | Malecon, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 113 0373

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Irish, Fish & Chips, Hamburgers, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget

Description

Welcome Home to Murphy's Irish Pub - Puerto Vallarta! Live Music~Whiskey~Sports~Food. Murphy's Irish Pub offers one of the best views in Vallarta! Located across from the infamous lighthouse (EL FARO)statue on the Malecon, Murphy's has an incredible view of the sunset overlooking the Bay of Banderas (Pacific Ocean) and a nightly firework display from the Marigalante pirate ship. The pub features a wide selection of whiskey and fantastic pub fare. Be sure to try the Guinness Pot Pie Stew, Sheperd's Pie, Jumbo Dublin Shrimp, Fish N Chips, Pub Burger with homemand chips (pub fries), delicious salads, Corned Beef and Cabbage (seasonal), and of course our brownie with Bailey's sauce & ice cream. Our Guinness Chili was awarded "people's choice" 1st Place! We have a variety of live music, the schedule of which can be found on our Facebook page at "Murphys Puerto Vallarta". Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at 11 pm we have a phenomenal classic rock band! Every day we offer different drink and food specials, including some original cocktails found only here at Murphy's Irish Pub, Puerto Vallarta. Murphy's has FREE WIFI, 2 satellits for sporting events including: NFL "TICKET" with EVERY game, CFL, NHL, NBA, MLB, Champions League, Liga Mexicana and five different flat screen TVs to watch your favorite teams! The pub also offers a dart board, free pool table, and an assortment of games (Jenga, playing cards, uno, etc).

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