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255 1st Avenue, Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 208-4085
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Dining options: Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good place for a beer

Good variety of beers , good service also, I just think that it is a bit pricey to what it is... The food is ok, however is packed on the weekends

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Heder G
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Campinas, SP
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51 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Campinas, SP
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Good variety of beers , good service also, I just think that it is a bit pricey to what it is... The food is ok, however is packed on the weekends

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

If you want a quiet neighborhood bar this isn't the place for you. It a party pub with family's and young twenty-something's. The waitresses are young, pretty, yoga-pants wearing, hired to bring in the guys. Our drinks were fine. Tons of TVs. Besides the logo I'm not totally sure what makes it Irish, then again I've been in actual pubs... More 

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Danville, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

My husband and I eat at this establishment every time we visit Rochester--it is definitely a favorite for us! I've ordered something different each time and I've never been disappointed. When I ask for recommendations from the server, each has a different recommendation--and excellent taste.

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Hinsdale, Illinois
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85 reviews 85 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I had the potato and ham soup and the turkey club. My club sandwich was good. Kinda hard to mess one up. The potato and ham soup was, at best, average. I really was expecting more. My brother and sister had the cuban sliders and a grilled cheese (respectively). They both really liked them. We all did comment on the... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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88 reviews 88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Many tv's, fun environment, good food & great selection of beers. Food was good, pints were solid and the service was equally solid. Nice to place to relax in, although I dined on Tuesday night, perhaps it can get noisy and crazy on the weekends, the atmosphere when I was dinning was fun and relaxing. I watched the local Minnesota... More 

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Dooley's has a huge selection of craft beer on tap served with popcorn. I found thier burgers to be very good.

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Hovland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I love this place! Outside seating and great atmosphere...wonderful waiter. I had an appetizer for dinner, nachos grande or the equivalent and they were excellent and way more than a person could ever eat.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

While visiting the Mayo Clinic in early December, we came across a pub in downtown Rochester called Dooley's. It seemed simple on the outside, but once inside, we found a huge area filled with TV's and knew we'd found the perfect place to watch the Packers and New England play their Sunday game! The food was great, and the service... More 

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Topeka
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Across the street from Newts and you don't have to leave the skywalk. Our service was quick, friendly, attentive, and the food came fast. It's a sports bar but the food was better than expected. I had the Juicy Lucy and to my surprise the burger was not over cooked. Will definitely go back when in town next.

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Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Dooleys is a good place to eat lunch, but at night it gets expensive. We have done drinks, food, and nightlife there and were not impressed. It gets so busy you can't even move and drinks are outrageously high.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 255 1st Avenue, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: (507) 208-4085

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish

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