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Address: 401 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281-2838
Phone Number: 480-929-9500
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am

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Cool, old merchant shop- turned pub

I just moved here and wanted to go check out the local Irish pub. Well Rula Bula did just that! A classic Irish pub with all the right beers and a fantastic choice of whiskys... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2016
Angie C
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Tempe, Arizona
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Tempe, Arizona
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54 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

I just moved here and wanted to go check out the local Irish pub. Well Rula Bula did just that! A classic Irish pub with all the right beers and a fantastic choice of whiskys. Good food, nice bartenders and Irish music to go along with it. Try it out. Slainta!

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Thank Angie C
Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

We love this local pub. Food is great and drinks always deliver! The decor is authentic from Ireland. Be sure to ask your server for a little history of the place! We take all of our guests here. We can ride our bikes and outdoor seating is lovely.

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Saskatoon
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

Food seemed fairly authentic. We had the Irish stew and shepards pie, both were good. The rowdy and cigar smokey atmosphere kept us from dining outside. Service was great.

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Thank Barney_Barn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Authentic pub atmosphere, parts were brought over from Ireland. Servers were great, knowledgeable, very patient and accommodating when I couldn't decide what I wanted. Nice beer selection. Food was good! We shared the veggie stuffed potato skins. I had the strawberry salad and substituted the Cod for the chicken. My husband had tenderloin tips. We were happy with all of... More 

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Thank Egbpk
Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

We've been here a number of times, today for lunch. Sliders & wings were fantastic. The bartender is such a great guy & so attentive. We live the old time charm this pub holds. Highly recommend!

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Thank Chenchy
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This was my third visit to Rula Bula. This time we brought a group that had joined us for a weekend of spring training baseball. I was a little nervous about bringing friends after reading some of the recent reviews. Had the restaurant gone downhill? Nope! Two of us ordered the Shepherd's Pie, one lamb stew, one Irish Dip sandwich,... More 

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Thank Sue P
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33 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

Very disappointing Shepherds Pie..... Lots of potatoes and cheese, but virtually no beef. NOT the best in Phoenix as advertised! Guiness was good, though.

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Thank Clevelander5
Ladner, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in before going to a show at the Marquee Theatre, on the 15th. Very disappointed. We arrived at 5pm and asked about the happy hour menu. We were told that it was $1 off draft beer, and had to ask about any happy hour food specials. The waiter said it was only available at the bar and was... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We stopped by for a late lunch after strolling down Mill Ave. The service and food were good. The food is standard pub grub. We had the salmon salad and the fish and chips. They were tasty. We sat in the back patio which was nice and quiet (a bit removed from the noise of the street). There is validated... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Can't say much about food here, didn't even know they were other than a bar. However as a place to stop and get a drink, this place was top notch. The staff was very friendly, explained all the specials, and even let me sample some of the local beers before I actually ordered. Went on a Friday night, and although... More 

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