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“Great pub.”
Review of Murphy's

Ranked #51 of 1,428 Restaurants in Virginia Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Irish, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Murphy's Irish Pub is located one block off of the beach at 30th Street and Pacific Avenue, serving everything from authentic Irish specialties to fresh,local seafood and produce. We offer nightly dinner specials and Happy Hour all year long as well as live entertainment, an outdoor patio for the summer months, and the largest 4 sided fireplace at the beach for the winter months.
Montreal, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great pub.”
Reviewed September 9, 2012

We had dinner on the patio. There's a bar and a tv to watch football games. Simple menu. Great beers.

Visited September 2012
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English first
Arlington, VA
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121 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“good drinks”
Reviewed September 7, 2012

Good drinks, Guinness on tap, very pleasant & professional servers, food is ok, kind of beach bar average bland, usually a bunch of people at the outdoors bar watchign sports on the tv's over the bars.

Visited September 2012
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Alexandria, VA
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Had a nice dinner there.”
Reviewed August 31, 2012

We needed to eat dinner and weren't sure where to go, so we set out on foot and ran into Murphy's. The exterior isn't much and neither is the interior, but we had an adorable and helpful waiter, I think his name was Parker or something kind of different that began with a "P". He was so upbeat and helpful that he helped us start our VA beach vacation on the right foot. Just what we needed.

We started out with calamari, which was good. My sister and I both had salmon cooked two different ways, but both were good. I had blackened salmon, which was cooked perfectly, very moist, but not raw. Also crisp green beans with a little fresh garlic. Husband had corned beef and cabbage. We were all very satisfied with what we had. We would definitely return to try some of the other items. Their signature dish is ribs, they have a special where they give you an entire rack for 10 bucks. Next time.

Visited August 2012
Thank DeeBelle
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2 reviews
“Great food!!great service!! Good prices!! Fun to watch football there. go cardz!!”
Reviewed August 30, 2012

I love this place. They have a wonderfull chef. I never have to wait for my food. I'm greeted at the door by an upbeat, happy staff. they have huge TVs perfect for watching sports. Plenty of space. Right off pacific. a block away from the beach.

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Jamesville, New York
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Irish and local heaven”
Reviewed August 23, 2012

We found this place on our last day. Too bad because the regular prices would have made this an almost daily spot for dinner. The food and atmosphere were perfect and had my then 6-year old daughter dancing along to the Irish tunes. Great for food, drinks, watching a game, and catching a band. We will be back again!

Visited September 2011
Thank David G
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