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Dunn Gaherin's Food & Spirits


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Close Du Bois Reserve, Chardonnay
Russian River Valley, California 07
J. Lohr, Chardonnay
Monterey Valley, California 07
Il Portone, Pinot Grigio
Vigneti Delle Dolomiti, Italy, 08
Xplorador, Sauvignon Blanc
Central Valley, Chile 09
Stonecap, Riesling
Northern Italy 08
Jean-Luc Colombo, Rose
Cote Bleue France
Mumm Cuvee Napa, California NV
Rotari Brut, Napa, California NV
Martini and Rossi, Prosecco Italy NV
Hahn Estates, Cabernet Sauvignon
Central Coast, California 09
Carelli/Latitude 34, Malbec
Central Coast, California10
Huntington, Merlot
Northern, California 07
The Wishing Tree, Shiraz
Western Australia 07
Cycles Gladiator, Pinot Noir
Central, California 09
Renwood, Zinfandel
North Coast, California 06
Ed Hardy, Red Sangria,
House Jam Sparkling, White Sangria
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
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All reviews eggplant fries sirloin tips shepard's pie burger fish and chips bread pudding beef stew salad wings great irish pub upper falls office park great atmosphere pub fare great selection of beers phantom gourmet sat at the bar
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I really enjoy DG, the food is consistent, very friendly staff and the overall vibe of the place is high energy and fun. It’s not a big place and fills up quick. If you don’t like crowds and a noisy atmosphere you’re probably not going...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank legendsbar29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to this restaurant many times - that will tell you a lot. The food is delicious and the wait staff outstanding and very knowledgeable. The menu us large, everything sounds so delicious. I've had many delicious dinners at this restaurant, you will not...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank angel8730
sgaherin, Owner at Dunn Gaherin's Food & Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, Thank you so very much for such a wonderful review we really appreciate it the staff work really hard to deliver the best. It’s so wonderful to receive a review like this and to recognize the staff I’ve truly appreciate it.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we have lived quite close to Dunn Gaherin's for many years, we had never eaten there. But we were looking for someplace new to try and, based on very good reviews on Tripadvisor, yelp and Phantom Gourmet, decided to give it a try. They...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Susan N
sgaherin, Owner at Dunn Gaherin's Food & Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

From the bottom of my heart I really appreciate the recognition and the wonderful words describing the restaurant. We try hard as a team to take the best care possible of our guests - so a huge thank you. Warmly, Seana

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant with a bunch of friends from work, one of whom had a birthday. This was my second visit to the restaurant. The apps were great, especially the potato skins. I had the caprese chicken sandwich. It was well prepared and very...More

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank the-vin-roh
sgaherin, Owner at Dunn Gaherin's Food & Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words - it really means a lot to the entire team . Thanks for taking the time to recognize us we really appreciate this . Warmly, Seana Gaherin

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Back in the greater Boston area and found my way back to one of my favorite spots. The Murphy's Pastrami sandwich was again a mouth-watering master piece. With the cheese and horseradish sauce they use, I just add a bit of spicy brown mustard and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bluewatergolf
sgaherin, Owner at Dunn Gaherin's Food & Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much glad we have maintained the quality you remember. Please keep coming when you visit . All the best, Seana

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were luck enough to score 2 seats at the bar. Great meal and yummy cocktails. Prompt friendly service.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Josey676
Reviewed December 9, 2018

We love Dunn Gaherin’s, a lively, delightful pub with delicious homespun food and a great ambience. Terrific staff.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ellen O
sgaherin, Owner at Dunn Gaherin's Food & Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Thank you so much that’s really an awesome holiday gift to write such a nice kind words about the staff and our establishment. We greatly appreciate your business and your kind words

Reviewed December 6, 2018

a lovely quirky building on a nondescript side-street, usually full of locals. Friendly attentive service, good food. Good for families and groups, lots of screens for sports. What more could you want?

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank nigels409
Reviewed December 2, 2018

I ordered the Shepard's pie here. It was nothing but meatloaf with mashed potatoes on top. I was disappointed.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Diningout12357
sgaherin, Owner at Dunn Gaherin's Food & Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

So sorry! We make a shepherds pie like a meatloaf with sweet corn and mashed potatoes on it served in a pool of pan gravy with potatoes straws. I’m so sorry it was a disappointment to you I would love to credit you for your...More

Reviewed November 19, 2018

I had a team of colleagues in from out of town and wanted to celebrate some accomplishments. In a slightly new location, so not very familiar with restaurant options, I turned to Trip Advisor, and was glad I did. A small venue, tucked in a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank susan0606
sgaherin, Owner at Dunn Gaherin's Food & Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2018

Thanks so much for the opportunity to serve you and your colleagues. We look forward to another opportunity to serve you , and appreciate the kind words . Regards, Seana Gaherin

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August 28, 2016|
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Response from Kathi F | Reviewed this property |
No outdoor seating and closed on Sundays
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August 24, 2015|
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Response from 1972rick | Reviewed this property |
they don't take reservations
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