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Murphy's Irish Pub & Rockwater Restaurant - CLOSED

787 Emerald Bay Rd, CA 96150-6539
+1 530-544-8004
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible17%
Nov 5, 2017
“Good Irish Pub”
Oct 3, 2013
“Wonderfully Surprised”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
787 Emerald Bay Rd, CA 96150-6539
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1 - 10 of 85 reviews

Reviewed November 5, 2017

My wife and I ate here while staying in Tahoe over the summer based on a recommendation from a local hotel staff member. Murphy's has both inside and outdoor seating with a friendly atmosphere. They had a wide selection of beers which is always a...More

Thank Gary L
Reviewed October 3, 2013

The parking isn't great, not a lot of places to park. But it's worth trying to get here. The fish & chips are amazing! The sweet potato fries, beer are good & so is their coleslaw (I don't like coleslaw, but ate this). The bread...More

Thank 1natureseeker
Reviewed July 28, 2013

On the way back from Vikingsholm in Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe, we stopped at Murphy's. We enjoy checking out local restaurants - what fun is there in taking a trip and just eating at chains? Murphy's Irish Pub is a hidden gem. From an indoor...More

Thank ClaudiaNewcorn
Reviewed July 22, 2013

This place is just fun. Sit inside or out, all seating is good. I prefer inside because I like a table and a good chair. The onion rings are great, and they are huge hand-cut rings with a wonderful homemade batter. The burgers are burgers...More

Thank Wallytheplumber30
Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

This place does exactly what it say: an Irish pub with food. Full bar with a couple of Irish beers on tap. Solid pub food including traditional favorites like fish and chips, shepherd's pie and bangers and mash. Service was friendly and efficient. To top...More

Thank Paul C
Murphyspubtahoe, Owner at Murphy's Irish Pub & Rockwater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2013

Thank you for joining us last night. Your kind comments will be reiterated to all my employees and we hope you will join us again soon.

Reviewed July 5, 2013

The food here is great! I got the Murphy's Burger, and it was excellent. The only issue was the slightly slow service. I think they must have been short a cook, because after a while the food started to come out much faster. We also...More

Thank Jakob L
Murphyspubtahoe, Owner at Murphy's Irish Pub & Rockwater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2013

Thank you for visiting Murphy’s Lake Tahoe. I am delighted you enjoyed yourselves and had a good overall experience. We hope to see you again soon. Keith Simpson Owner

Reviewed July 1, 2013

Having been to Ireland, this pub looks like it was picked up in Dublin and set down at Lake Tahoe. The menu reflects typical Irish Pub fare mixed with American standards. I had the Shepard's Pie which was very good and my friend had a...More

Thank Mike R
Murphyspubtahoe, Owner at Murphy's Irish Pub & Rockwater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2013

Thank you for visiting Murphy’s Lake Tahoe. I am delighted you enjoyed yourselves and had a good overall experience. Keith Simpson Owner

Reviewed June 9, 2013

We had a pleasant visit to Murphy's. The service was good and food was good and most important...the beer was cold. We didn't walk in expecting a 5-star restaurant and as a result we were not disappointed. The outdoor seating/yard was great. Would I go...More

Thank KennyD49
Murphyspubtahoe, Owner at Murphy's Irish Pub & Rockwater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2013

Thank you for visiting Murphy’s Lake Tahoe. I am delighted you enjoyed yourselves and had a good overall experience. We hope to see you again soon. Keith Simpson Owner

Reviewed February 25, 2013

Food was well prepared, service was pleasant, menu diverse enough to please all tastes in food.Restaurant had a relaxed family friendly feel.

Thank Susan C
Murphyspubtahoe, Owner at Murphy's Irish Pub & Rockwater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2013

Thank you for visiting Murphy’s Lake Tahoe. I am delighted you enjoyed yourselves and had a good overall experience. Keith Simpson Owner

Reviewed November 13, 2012

We visited on a Tuesday night and received quick service in the bar, not bad prices for drinks, and really good prices on tacos. I asked to have my tortilla and fried cod separate for the fish taco; fish was great, jalapeno cole slaw quite...More

Thank Kathleen J
Murphyspubtahoe, Owner at Murphy's Irish Pub & Rockwater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2013

Thank you for visiting Murphy’s Lake Tahoe. I am delighted you enjoyed yourselves and had a good overall experience. Keith Simpson Owner

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$25
Cuisine
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 787 Emerald Bay Rd, CA 96150-6539
    (10th street)
  • Public Transportation: There are Public Transit Stops all over town and many on Hwy 89, (Emerald Bay Road) where we are situated.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)
  • Phone Number: +1 530-544-8004
  • E-mail
Description
Murphy's, the most authentic Irish Pub in Tahoe. Irish and English owners. Great food, atmosphere and Live music. Full Bar with European Beers and Sports TV's. Winter Fireplace, Summer outdoor Bar & Dining.
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