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“The place to visit in Doolin”
Review of McDermott's Pub

McDermott's Pub
Ranked #4 of 25 Restaurants in Doolin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$29
Cuisines: Irish, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Traditional irish pub owned and run by the same family since 1876. Serving home cooked meals daily from march to november 1st. Groups catered for with reservations. Traditional irish music live every night all summer long. Come and join us!!
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“The place to visit in Doolin”
Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

Located in the middle of nowhere, this typical irish pub is the place to visit. The service is very good and you are very welcome. The food is good with a lot of selection. If you have time and not the driver some wiskey testing package are available. I strongly recommend to stop in this pubb.

Visited May 2014
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Nashville, Tennessee
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Our favorite of them all”
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Of all the pubs, this ended up being our go-to during our few days in town. It was busy, but not too crowded, the food was good, there were lots of fun locals who spoke to us, and the music was amazing. Our last night there we were amongst an Irish family celebrating and they were SO FUN. It was exactly what we went to Ireland looking for. TIP: sit at the bar if you want to meet locals. Or pick a larger table and offer to share.

Visited May 2014
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Galloway, New Jersey
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“So so food, but fun place for drinks and music”
Reviewed 26 May 2014

We had a great time at McDermott's listening to Irish music and having a few pints. Pretty good family place i'd say. We did eat one meal there and that pretty average, but even when we ate elsewhere, we came back to McDermott's for drinks and entertainment later.

Visited April 2014
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Clare Island, Ireland
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great food and staff”
Reviewed 25 May 2014

A group of us were in Mcdermott's bar last weekend Sunday and Monday the music was brilliant the food was fantastic value and very tasty finger licking good the staff were outstanding we were served by two Emma's and Cathal they were so crazy busy but were so efficient and attentive to everyone both nights were amazing. we will be back again.

  • Visited May 2014
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Ludenscheid, Germany
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“The best of the three real pubs”
Reviewed 20 May 2014

Great food and fantastic music. Although it is a 20 minutes walk from our B&B, there is in my opinion no alternative Pub in Dooling to spent the evening. The hosts are great, don´t miss them.

This year we had a fantastic Irish Whiskey and a nose of another one to return next year to taste it.

I say: Thank you for this year and a lots before. I will return next year.

Visited May 2014
Thank Carsten B
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