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Rula Bula

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401 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281-2838
(480) 929-9500
10:30 am - 2:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 am
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Gallup, New Mexico
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is great and the beer is great. You can sit outside and enjoy live music and enjoy your meal. The service is great too. This is one of our most favorite places to go to when we go to Tempe, AZ

Thank Christie L
Austin, TX
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, daughter and I really enjoyed our dinner there and were pleasantly surprised. I had the fish and chips which were excellent. The 'chips' were sliced potatoes which were then lightly battered and fried--so much better than typical french fries. My wife had the boxty which she really liked and the shepherds pie my daughter had was delicious as... More 

Thank dellbo
Chino Hills
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was excellent. I had the Reuben sandwich and it was great. It's a very cute place with reasonable prices. The chips, which are like circle French fries are amazing.

Thank T9475MBtracym
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Rula Bula is ALWAYS on the itinerary for the gamers at the ConsimWorld Expo. Not only is it just steps away from the Tempe Mission Palms, but the food is great (wide selection) and there is a wide selection of brews. Service is excellent, wait staff is attentive without being obtrusive, and if it's not 110 in the shade, you... More 

Thank Owen P
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Found after the Pat's Run this year. Advertised as Pat's favorite bar! Good drinks, missed the food and the "Pint of Pat" since I was a little late... Great staff!

Thank Gottico
Gilbert, Arizona
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

This is a fun Irish bar with a nice menu. I am sure it gets crazy on weekends and St Paddy's day! Happy Hour seemed nice but we did not get the deals because we were sitting at a table (why not throughout the pub?). I ordered the Shepherd's Pie and it was one of the best I've had. Our... More 

Thank GusIII
Saint Louis, Missouri
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I went in to the Rula Bula because I like the Iron Druid book series and it is mentioned often in several of the early novels. It didn't disappoint. It looks like a proper Irish pub, wooden bar, bar stools, wooden booths with wonderful stain glass and the tiled Guinness entryway is a great touch. I had the fish n... More 

Thank Emmy105
Tempe, Arizona
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 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!

Thank Angie C
Paradise Valley, Arizona
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

I'm not a huge fan of Rula Bula's food. I thought the irish nachos were very small and lacking of something. They've got great beer on tap and a great little patio to enjoy them on. They validate parking for two hours but it seems to be secret.

Thank JessieLeeRobinson
Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

The line was too long at another Mill Ave. resataurnt, so we stopped by Rula Bula. To our surprise, they have many breakfast options and our meals were great! Wonderful service, too!

Thank Marbs2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Irish, Bar, Pub, American, British
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 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
10:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281-2838
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: (480) 929-9500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?