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Rula Bula

401 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281-2838
(480) 929-9500
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Ranked #32 of 611 Restaurants in Tempe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Irish
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Rhododendron, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I"ve been to Dublin & around Ireland for 2 weeks, visiting MANY Pubs. I am hard pressed to put ANY of those Pubs above this one! Food, Atmosphere,Staff...WOW...GO & GO to RulaBula B4 anywhere else. You'll be back!

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

For our final night in Scottsdale, we wanted to do one of our favorites and find an Irish pub. Located on Mill Ave, this was a great ending to our trip. Even though some of the usual beers were not available, we found the classic Black and Tan perfect and an Irish sangria to be more than enough for us...later... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The restaurant's staff were friendly, timely, and the food was good. The mussels were tasty; the strawberry/chicken salad was very good, and the chips were temperature HOT! w/ three different sauces. But what made it fun was enjoying the Balvenie Double Wood 12 yr old scotch. WOW!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Loved the Irish fare and patio ambiance, not to mention the Roger Whitakker --style live singer. The only issue is the misters spraying over the chairs and onto the food.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I went with a business partner and I got a Guinness and the Guinness braised beef with puff pastry crust and my partner got a beer and the Sheppard's Pie. The portions were pretty small. We sat outside which wasn't bad except that it was warm and three area is close to an airport. The misters helped with the temperature,... More

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Gainesville, Virginia
Top Contributor
161 reviews 161 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Stayed at the hotel next door and saw the patio here. Great outdoor location with plenty of shade and trees. Good service from the staff and cheap prices on drinks and appetizers. Great Irish theme with music and good selection of food and drink. Will head back next tome on town.

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Kent
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Cod Irish bar with occasional music, quizzes etc, neighbourhood bar with student staff. Good food at a fair price and the staff were chatty

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Poway, CA
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103 reviews 103 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Was looking for a different type of place that I had not tried in the Phoenix/Tempe area. Started walking down Mill Ave on a VERY warm night. Saw this Irish Pub and thought I would give it a try. Did not want to sit inside because it was very hot and stuffy that nite inside. They had a patio that... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We went here on a Saturday for lunch and were seated outside on the patio. The service was great; attentive and helpful and we didn't feel rushed at all. We ordered the Hot Bollix Spicy Potato Balls to share, and they were good. I was a bit surprised that the hot sauce they served with it was actually wing sauce,... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

We were off on our tandem bike from Scottsdale looking for brunch. What a find! Beautiful, authentic Irish pub, good food, good value, inventive menu, good service, great Bloody Mary made with Guinness! We will be back! The back patio is captivating, but the inside is hard to beat!

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