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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“irish stew” (9 reviews)
“bangers” (2 reviews)
“carbonara” (2 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub
$$ - $$$
3-4 Dock Rd, Limerick, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We came here for a quick Irish breakfast after landing in Shannon. The staff were very nice and the breakfast was delish! Visited June 2016.

Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really varied lunch menu with something for everyone. Food is tasty and price is good. Furniture could be upgraded alright.

Thank Daniel O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the food in Dolan's I had steak there a couple if times with friends and it was amazing..!! I had chowder there the other day for lunch and it was delicious..!!

Thank Clarsipan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here with overseas friends for a bite and a pint.....neither disappointed and the service was enthusiastic from 2 of the waiters with seamless handovers. Pity couldn't stay for the trad that had just started up.

Thank Loo99car
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing time - great pub food and music! Excellent service with friendly staff. Highly recommend.

Thank Megan E
Dolans P, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much Megan. Hope you enjoyed your time in Limerick .

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I guess we were at the top end of the age group but none the less we had a great evening..they have big events behind the pub but live local music on most evenings in the bar...very helpful and friendly staff and spot on chicken...More

Thank mike c
Mick D, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Mike for your kind words. Delighted you had a lively time in Dolans. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited twice during the course of a week's stay in Limerick. The staff were super-attentive, the food excellent and the prices reasonable. It's gratifying when you call in once and on a subsequent visit four days later, the barman remembers your food and drink order....More

Thank Simon J
Dolans P, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks a million Simon. Please let us know when you are back in Limerick again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live in Limerick and I pass Dolan's about 7 or 8 times a week and this is my first time actually eating here, as I seldom eat out. The setting is an old style bar, dimly lit with lots of interesting art works/paintings on...More

Thank Michelle C
Valerie D, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the lovely review. Delighted you enjoed your time in Dolans and hopefully we will see you and your family back soon.

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Went here for family dinner based on recommendation from a friend. Very traditional ambience and clientele. Highly recommend Irish beef stew. Excellent value for price.

Thank Andres J. G
Valerie D, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you very much Andres for the great review. So glad you enjoyed the Irish stew!

Reviewed 14 June 2017

Totally amazing experience from the minute you enter the door, friendly efficient staff, fantastic food ( Cordon Bleu standard!!) served with a smile and a flourish! Top this off with your genial host enthralling you with one of his repertoire of Traditional Irish Ballads (...More

Thank Marie R
Valerie D, Owner at Dolan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks a million Marie. I have three songs in my repertoire but I hope you enjoyed them! I am delighted you enjoyed your evening in Dolans and hopefully we will see you back again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 02:00
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
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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