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Murphy's Bar & Grill

#180 of 1,786 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown Honolulu
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2 Merchant St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813-4311
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we walked in to the moment the hostess booked us a cab this a was 100% visit. Service was great , food was great and prices were great

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Moses Lake, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go to Murphy's every time we're in Hawaii! This place is awesome! The service is always good and the beers great. They have a great shuffleboard table too. We'll spen a couple hours here!

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I initially saw this place reviewed on Drive in's Diners and Dives so decided to give them a try. The food is the best I have had in Hawaii....and excellent service. We had corned beef an cabbage, the pot roast and the open faced turkey. All were outstanding!!! Definitely recommend.

Thank sandmankb
Dayton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Good selection of beer, good ambiance. Loved the old school register in the bar. Admittedly, we didn't eat there, just stopped for drinks. But after leaving, I actually said to my husband, 'I kinda forgot we were in Hawaii' (Meaning it was that legit on the inside to make me feel like we were in a true Irish pub)

Thank nurseheitman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Murphy's offers one of the best lunches downtown. Great atmosphere great service and great food. Of course the beer is fantastic as well. Murphy's is so much more than just a pub and a restaurant comma it truly is a destination for those of us who just want to sit somewhere and feel great with your friends and relax and... More 

Thank Maurie F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

The food is good. We had the shepherds pie that the menu said was recommended by Guy Fieri of the Food Network. The location is in Old Town, just across the street from "Charlie Chan's" police station. You are also near many restored buildings from the early days, the Aloha Tower, and Honolulu Harbor.

Thank leaf888
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

A locals restaurant and bar with very friendly staff and excellent food! The bartender, possibly owner or manager, helped us out with directions and craft beers of Hawaii! I highly recommend!!

Thank KAB62
Ban Patong, Phuket, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Typical Irish pub. Has a very large traditional Irish menu. I sat at the bar, which had 16 seats and 2 bartenders. The bartenders were super efficient and very pleasant, with prompt, polite service. You are immediately put at ease. The food is typical Irish fare and is well prepared, tasty, and a large serving. It is crowded and a... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

I've heard about this place on and off for years but have never had a chance try it until today.This spot exudes the word "care". From start to finish,in the food as well as the service you truly sense that they want you to have a good experience. I had a wonderful Bloody Mary which I was told was made... More 

Thank Joe C
Kailua, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

I was here on a Wednesday night ... and the bar was hoppin'. Lots of people enjoying what is termed "pau hana" (the end of work) on this week day. Even though the bar was busy, the two bartenders kept up and made my wife a generously spiked dirty martini that she complimented. We weren't here for dinner, but the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, British
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Merchant St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813-4311
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Downtown Honolulu
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Honolulu
  • Phone Number: 808-531-0422

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