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“Excellent atmosphere, music, service and food!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of McNamara's Irish Pub & Restaurant

McNamara's Irish Pub & Restaurant
Ranked #15 of 1,964 Restaurants in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: McNamara's Irish Pub and Resaurant provides an authentic Pub experience found in small towns all throughout Ireland. Made from scratch food, friendly service, cold pints, and outstanding live music provide an unforgettable experience. Appropriate for all ages, McNamara's has something for everyone. Slainte'
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74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Excellent atmosphere, music, service and food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The fish and chips were amazing. The shepherds pie was amazing. the French dip was above average and their curry chicken was really good. For desserts we had the baileys Irish cream cheesecake and the bread pudding - both were delicious. Great beer and whiskey selection. Pricing was a little higher than a standard night out for us, but it was well worth it. We will be back and soon.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars
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English first
Denton, Texas
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“great time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

If you love Irish everything this is your place. Live irish music, shepards pie, kettle chips, and of course Jammison whiskey.

little expensive on the drinks but the food was so worth it. Great service, atmosphere and people.

Visited July 2014
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
“the best irish pub”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I was in Nashville last. and if your looking for a great Irish pub, look know further than McNamara's Pub. Great music and real Irish food serve by real Irishman and women

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Fun night out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

It's a little out of the way, but I really wanted to hear some Trad. The musicians were great, the service was great, the food was... ok. Not bad, but not great. Carrots and parsnips boiled, not roasted, vinegar-y cabbage, and no lamb in the Irish stew or shepherd's pie. But it did have a nice family atmosphere. I would recommend it.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Always a good time.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This is an authentic Irish Pub in Nashville, TN. The East side of town was in dire need of culture so we were excited to get McNamara's! I've had the corned beef which is good but can be dry on occasion. The Shepherds Pie is always excellent. So are the fish and chips, the steak biscuits and the scotch eggs. The Nosey Flynn band is led by the owner of the restaurant, Sean McNamara. They play some great audience participation songs but they can be very loud so, while the music room is the best place to be, try to get a seat in the back of the room or you won't be able to talk to your friends. Highly recommend if you're a local or if you're here on business. It's about 5 minutes from the airport hotels.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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