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Dolan's Pub

) #15 of 240 Restaurants in Limerick ££ - £££ Irish, , European
3-4 Dock Rd, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 314 483
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“irish stew” (9 reviews)
“bangers” (2 reviews)
“carbonara” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:30All hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3-4 Dock Rd, Limerick, Ireland
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21 - 30 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Decided to dine in the pub before attending a gig in the warehouse. As it was pre gig it was rather busy but was allocated beside the act I was there to see which was nice. The food was not fancy but quite tasty. The...More

Thank 2BSure2BSure
Mick D, Manager at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Sorry you had to wait so long. Hope you have a better time next time. Thank you for reviewing us and hope to see you soon

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Not impressive looking from the outside, but inside it was charming, and a place not to miss! They had live, authentic Irish music, but not too loud that we couldn't talk to each other. The Guiness was smooth and creamy, and the food was absolutely...More

Thank travelfamily503
Mick D, Manager at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Delighted you had a good time in Dolans. We are painting the front of the pub next week so I hope you will like it when you return

Reviewed 25 January 2017

A great rugby pub with well kept beers and cracking food and one of the best live music venues in Limerick.

Thank MunsterBabs
Mick D, Manager at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank You for the kind words MunsterBabs.

Reviewed 19 December 2016

Love this place, not a lot of variety foodwise but i always get the burguer wich i love, fab atmosphere, great staff and a beautiful place to spend a few hours with friends, it can get a bit noisy after 9-10 but the music is...More

Thank Encarna M
Mick D, Manager at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank You Encarna M. for the lovely review

Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights in Limerick and stopped in to Dolan's for some dinner and a pint. The food was good (bangers and mash along with the chicken carbonnera) and it was what Americans expect out of an Irish pub

Thank Joecurran33
Mick D, Manager at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Hope you had a good time Joe.

Reviewed 10 November 2016

Dolans is a great place to rest your feet, listen to some traditional music and fill your belly. On the Dock road a few steps out of the center of town, it is a real treat for tourists that want that traditional Irish pub feel.........

Thank troy o
Mick D, Manager at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2016

Thank you so much for your kind review. Really appreciate it!

Reviewed 1 November 2016

Staff is very friendly. Bangers & Mashed and Fish & Chips are great! Traditional music is wonderful. Will definitely go back.

Thank kwormhood
Mick D, Manager at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2016

Thank you very much. Great to hear nice things about Dolans.

Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food exceeded our expectation! Wonderful cuscus salad, salmon fresh out of the water amazing Irish stew and told by one of the parties that it was the best fish and chips she'd had,. Irish music during our stay but I am told the music...More

Thank Byron R
Mick D, Manager at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2016

Thank you very much. Glad you enjoyed Dolans, Limerick

Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Don't be put off by the location it's a gem! Absolutely delicious food myself and friends enjoyed glorious burgers, pasta, ceaser salad and goujons all of which tasted amazing! Chocolate cake after was even better! Staff were attentive and pleasant. In perticular a blonde waitress...More

Thank Aisling N
Mick D, Manager at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2016

Thank You very much. Very glad you found us

Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Had a very pleasant evening drinking the best pint of Guinness (or three) in Limerick, listening to expertly played traditional music. Here for a business trip, so on my own but felt welcome. Seems to be popular with locals and visitors. A short walk from...More

Thank Michael S
Mick D, Manager at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2016

Thank you for finding us. Great you enjoyed the guinness and the music

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 11:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
17:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 02:00
Saturday
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-4 Dock Rd, Limerick, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Limerick  >  Limerick
  • Phone Number: +353 61 314 483
  • E-mail
Description
Hotpress Readers award 2015 Best Venue IMRO LIVE MUSIC VENUE OF THE YEAR AWARD 2014 HOTPRESS Venue of the Year 2013 Special Commendation IMRO 2013 Munster Winner Finalist in Irish Restaurant Association Gastro Pub.Traditional Music every night Irelands Best Live Music Venues ,Restaurant, Comedy Club and Traditional Irish Music Pub . There’s always something happening in Dolans. We have Irish Traditional music EVERY night A host of international, National and local musicians, singers artists and actors have graced our stages. See EVENTS for details of upcoming gigs, shows and events Our multipurpose venues can cater for Weddings, Christenings, Birthdays and all social occasions. "Dolans is a magical place, a bastion of eclecticism.Three of the best gigs I was ever at were in Dolans;David Gray, Damien Dempsey and Paddy Casey.The raucous You Tube Kings The Rubberbandits call Dolans Home.Literally anyone could be on the bill "-Donal Ryan, Cara In-flight Magazine Dolan’s Pub in Limerick is famous worldwide for its nightly Irish Traditional Music Sessions. We have Free Live Traditional Irish Music sessions in the bar 7 days a week all year round.The music starts at 9pm (Sunday to Thursday) and 9.30pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
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