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Murphy's Bar

College Street, Killarney, Ireland
064 6631294
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Ranked #19 of 145 restaurants in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $43
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, Family Fare, Sandwiches
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

The "murphys special" tastes like pure mint listerine and the bartenders are really selfish, they try to just steal your money and drinks are not that good, better go to Coo Bar 😉 unless you are too drunk and yoy dont mind whatever happens to your stuff.

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Marianadmin, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Good Morning from Murphys, Thank you for your recent review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed Murphys Bar but I am disappointed to hear you did not enjoy your stay with us. I hope we can invite you back again in the not too distant future to redeem ourselves. Kind Regards, Seán Murphy. More

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

On a recommendation from the staff at our hotel, we stopped in for dinner there was a short wait for a table, but as soon as one was available it was cleaned and prepared for us. We enjoyed drinks at the bar while we waited the bar staff was friendly and enjoyable. We all enjoyed our dinners and desserts

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Marianadmin, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Good Afternoon from all in Murphys, Thank you for your wonderful recent review. I am delighted to hear you had such a wonderful time with us here in Murphys. I hope we will see you again in the not too distant future. Kind Regards, Seán Murphy. More

Boston
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65 reviews 65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Murphy's was great for home cooking style pub food -- right in there with this type and tier of restaurant that can be found throughout Ireland. The service was friendly, the food was well within the range of good pub style Irish cooking, and the atmosphere was typical Irish pub. If that is what you are looking for, this fits... More

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Marianadmin, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Good Afternoon from all in Murphys, Thank you for your wonderful recent review. I am delighted to hear you had such a wonderful time with us. I hope we will see you again in the not too distant future. Kind Regards, Seán Murphy. More

Regina, Canada
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had a few pints at this restaurant and liked the authentic Irish Atmosphere My husband even bought the T-Shirt! Cheers to a great pub!

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Marianadmin, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Good Afternoon from all of us here in Murphys, Thanks you for your wonderful recent review. I am delighted to hear you had such a wonderful time with us and enjoyed it so much you bought the T-Shirt. I hope we will see you again in the not too distant future. Kind Regards, Seán Murphy. More

Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

If you want a fun and high quality pub experience...look no further than Murphy's. Great food, good service, great drinks! Grab a booth, order a drink, take your time and enjoy.

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Marianadmin, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Good Afternoon from all in Murphys, Thank you for your wonderful recent review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you again in the not too distant future. Kind Regards, Seán Murphy. More

Charleston, South Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

instantly became our go-to place for a pint or unwinding after a day of touring. friendly staff. music and patrons are great in the evening. never had a bad experience here.

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Marianadmin, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Good Afternoon from all of us here in Murphys, Thank you for your wonderful recent review and your kind words. I am delighted to hear you had such a wonderful time with us here and that you enjoyed every aspect of Murphys. I hope we will see you again in the not too distant future. Kind Regards, Seán Murphy. More

Reading, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Loved "all things" at Murphy's! The Breakfasts were convient...and very nicely prepared & served... We stayed in the VERY comfortable rooms up-stairs so were glad to have such a nice breakfast each morning. Got us "comfortably full" for our days of touring & travel in the area. We chose "Murphy's" because both my cousins ARE "Murphy's" and the whole place...pub...rooms...and... More

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Marianadmin, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Good Afternoon from all in Murphys. I am delighted to hear you had such a wonderful time here with us. I am delighted to see you enjoyed every aspect of Murphys that we have to offer our customers. I hope you will return to us again in the not too distant future to try Lord Kenmares. Kind Regards, Seán Murphy. More

Mississippi
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152 reviews 152 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This was the first stop on our pub crawl. When our tour group entered Murphy's Bar, it was essentially standing room only. My wife and I each got a huge glass of wine, of which we had drunk maybe half by the time our tour manager said we had to leave. My wife talked to different groups of people, some... More

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Marianadmin, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Good Afternoon from all in Murphys. Thank you for your wonderful review. I am delighted to hear you had such a wonderful time here with us in Murphys. I hope we will see you again soon to sample some of the food as well as the wine. We hope you will return to us again soon. Kind Regards, Seán Murphy. More

Orlando
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Had a late lunch at Murphy's. Great service and good pub food at reasonable prices. Would visit again.

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Marianadmin, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Good Afternoon from Killarney, Thank you for your lovely recent review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your time here with us and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the not too distant future. Kind Regards, Seán Murphy. More

Miami, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Having read the reviews of Murphy's Bar in Killarney we decided to give it a try - it did not disappoint! The service was great and food portions generous. We went early in the evening - too early for the live music - but my husband did enjoy the televised sports events. We will return the next time we're in... More

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Marianadmin, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Good Afternoon from all in Murphys, Thank you for your wonderful recent review. I am delighted to hear you had such a wonderful time with us and that you are already planning to come back to us when you return. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards, Seán Murphy. More

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