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“Great Music but lots of bused in tourists” 2 of 5 stars
Review of McDermott's Pub

McDermott's Pub
Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
+ + 353 65 7074328
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Ranked #6 of 23 Restaurants in Doolin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $28
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, Family Fare
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Traditional irish pub owned and run by the same family since 1876. Serving home cooked meals daily from march to november 1st. Groups catered for with reservations. Traditional irish music live every night all summer long. Come and join us!!
Houston, TX
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147 reviews 147 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
“Great Music but lots of bused in tourists”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

One night the music was terrible and the poor kid looked like his mother made him play. The second night the music was fabulous but all the tourists bussed in from Shannon or wherever made it crowded and ....

  • Visited July 2011
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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  • Dutch first
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English first
Vienna, Austria
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Nice pub, great food, mediocre service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011

This place is a typical pub, with a bar and several smaller rooms and corners for eating. I liked the atmosphere. The food (roast of the day) was excellent. Service was very bad. I observed other guest who had to inquire where the food was, and I myself had to wait for a long time before I could even order.

  • Visited July 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Charlotte, NC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“tasty food amongst locals”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2011

We enjoyed good food for a decent price, great music, and an authentic-seeming atmosphere.

  • Visited June 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Wicklow
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Food a dissapointment, but staff lovely.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2011

Mc Dermotts seems to be a great pub. Just eat somewhere else.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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“Good food and good music”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2011

Good food, good music, convenient to our bed & breakfast (Nellie Dee's) what else do you you need?

  • Visited June 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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