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Fitzpatrick's Bar

Fitz's Cross, Doolin, Ireland
+353 657074111
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Ranked #12 of 23 Restaurants in Doolin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Hotel Doolin's Fitzpartick's Bar, famous for it's traditional Irish music, lively sessions, thirst quenching pints and wholesome food is popular with both residents and locals alike. Fitzpatrick's Bar is as much a part of the vibrant experience of Doolin as it is of the hotel itself. With its polished panelling, natural stone and open fire it offers a calm and relaxed setting during the day while at night it transforms into a lively bar with entertainment. The Bar is split into two sections. Fitz's Snug is our cosy front bar with an open fire, ideal for relaxing with a cool pint whilst listening to our live Trad sessions.The much larger back bar is perfect for parties and live bands. There are a number of local and Irish beers available in Fitzpatrick's Bar including:•Eight Degree - Sunburnt Irish Red•Eight Degree - Knockmealdown porter•Eight Degree - Howling Gale Ale•Galway Hooker•Helvick Gold blonde Ale•Blackrock Irish Stout•Copper Coast Red Ale
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English first
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

discovered this gem while staying in Doolin activity lodge. it is only walking distance from there and we had 2 of the best meals in Ireland. all the food is fresh and they also had vegetarian choices. it is a bar but restaurant is separate. also outdoor seating. lots to choose from on the menu and all good. be sure... More

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Oklahoma
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had hiked 5 miles to Cliffs of Moher--so we were in need of relaxation and sustenance of food and drink! We were successful on all of that. The service was a bit weak - - we seemed to be in a no-man's zone....but it was also busy and a table of 12 people with children were right near by.... More

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doolin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We were a bit skeptical when we first tried it but there's a great welcome feel to this room. Tried the food. Loved the music. Enjoyed watching people oblivious to my curiosity.

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Baltimore, MD
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I'm a beer snob. No offense to Guinness and Smithwick's. But I was ready for something else by the time we got here. This place actually has some craft beer on tap. I don't recall what I had, but it was red and delicious. I think it was local to Doolin craft beer. I also had a great pale ale.... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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89 reviews 89 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
1,999 helpful votes 1,999 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Had lunch here on the way to the Cliffs of Moher. The selection looked very appetising and the salmon I tried was very good. Portions served were quite generous. The bar is large with plenty of seating both inside and out.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

For being so central, the staff was unfriendly (we actually got shushed) and they advertise having t-shirts for sale in the pub when in fact they send you on a wild goose chase to different tourism offices that are only open on the weekends. The only redeeming factor is that it has the widest local beer selection.

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Arizona
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Thank you, Fitzpatrick's, for the fun we had dancing to the uilleann pipes and the bazouki that evening. It is a favorite Irish-trip experience/memory.

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Oxford, NC
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145 reviews 145 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The food at Fitzpatrick's was well-prepared and tasty. Service was a bit slow although the bar was crowded. I had the crab claws which were excellent and my wife had the fish and chips which was plentiful and cooked perfectly.

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Dayton, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

As Craft Beer Lovers we were thrilled to discover some different options at Fitz's. The bartenders were very attentive and knowledgeable about their offerings. We enjoyed the local meat and cheese plate while listening to the live, local music on a Tuesday night.

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Stopped here on a Paddy Wagon tour. Food was ok, I prefer Murphy's to Guiness but they were out. Overall decent place to stop on the way to the Cliffs.

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Additional Information about Fitzpatrick's Bar

Address: Fitz's Cross, Doolin, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 657074111
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
Cuisine: European

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