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Murphy's Grand Irish Pub

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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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713 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3014
+1 703-548-1717
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There a quite a few Irish pubs in the DC area. This is one of the best and the atmosphere is just what you would expect. The pub was busy, but we were seated right away. I had the bangers and mash, which was delicious. Our server was about average. She answered every question we had and checked on us... More 

Thank Frank T
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Go for the beer, food is Mediocre. Oh and only one toilet for woman so don't drink when you are there lol!

Thank Guglielmo V
Perry, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great food and reasonable prices....with the freshest fish anywhere in Alexandria or Washington D.C. area. Have been a Lunch and Dinner guest many times when visiting the area. Never disappointed in food, crowds and live entertainment!

Thank ofrwprez
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Murphys many times. Some for lunch, some for dinner. We enjoy their home made soups and Irish egg rolls are delicious. Casual atmosphere with a nice 2 sided open fireplace blazing in the fall and winter. They do have live music some nights, but we have not been. Nice beer selection and ok wine.

Thank Judi D
Kendall Park, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for a great Irish Pub in downtown, this is it. Authentic Irish staples & a great pint of Guiness. A bit noisy during games, but that's the beauty.By sharing your experiences, you're helping travelers make better choices and plan their dream trips. Thank you!

Thank gjcooper7007
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool place for a drink. Food was good, I loved the live Irish themed music. Love all the police patches too. We returned the next day for adult beverages and to hear more music. Fast friendly service.

Thank apdpig
Alexandria, Virginia
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best pub experience in Old Town Alexandria. Friendly bar tenders, great food, great music. Great stop any day. Folks from near and far. Someone always ready to chat.

Thank dclark803
Bethesda, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large bar, but the tables on the floor are pretty close together, so can be hard to navigate when they are crowded. Lots of bar space, and fast service. Good place to duck in for a drink or watch a game if you find yourself on King Street.

Thank Sheryl B
Fairfax, Virginia
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210 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is great fun. They have some really good traditional Irish meals, Irish beers, and live music. Service is great and it does feel quite like an Irish pub that you might find in one of Ireland's bigger cities. Highly recommend, even if you just stop in for a pint!

Thank WPLandry
Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Foot was pretty good, had the strip steak. Appropriately cooked and very good value. Live entertainment as well as nice draft beer selection. Would definitely return.

Thank mjk12345

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $17
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 713 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3014
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-548-1717
Murphy's Grand Irish Pub is located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria. This authentic Irish Pub was opened by friends and family with a passion for their Irish heritage and the desire to bring traditional Irish food and entertainment to their community at affordable prices. Since 1978 people have been meeting at Murphy's to enjoy hearty meals and an energy and atmosphere that puts everyone who enters in a good mood.

Enjoy nightly Irish entertainment with no cover charge, lively Trivia Nights with exciting prizes, sporting events on multiple flat screen tvs, daily food and drink specials, and other events happening year round.

Our second floor is available for private parties and events for up to 120 people and we are happy to work with groups to personalize the experience to ensure that all guests have a memorable time.

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