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The 51st state Bar and Grill

200 Argyll Street, Dunoon PA23 7HA, Scotland
+44 1369 705550
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“burgers” (27 reviews)
“lasagna” (3 reviews)
“chicken wrap” (3 reviews)
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Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
200 Argyll Street, Dunoon PA23 7HA, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place by accident, it's definitely not what you'd expect in a small village like Dunoon! The staff were very friendly, the food and atmosphere were great! Would definitely be heading back here if back in Dunoon!

Thank Eilidh S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped in on a wet Sunday lunchtime. It was warm and our waitress polite and welcoming. We ordered burgers, including one kids burger, pizza and nachos with pulled pork. The normal burgers and pizza were fine - as good quality as you'd expect to...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a bite to eat, plenty of seating, good atmosphere and friendly helpful staff. Great variety of foods on the menu along with very good prices. Portion sizes were huge. A very enjoyable experience. Will be back again soon.

Thank 159lauramackay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Started of well even though the chair I had was really uncomfortable, The evening started of well the waitress was friendly and smiling the starter was really good we had the sharing platter no complaints with that, but it ended there my main course ribs...More

Thank kenny261
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Extensive range of menu very well balanced and very good service with an excellent American soundtrack

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Visiting Dunnon there is only one place to stop its a little bit of America brought to Scotland. Staff are always very polite and friendly. The restaurant was fairly busy so glad we had prebooked. Portions are big so I never managed a sweet but...More

Thank claire T
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal in here had a gluten free menu which had a good menu choice.. Had the pasta luvly my friend had ceaser which was luvly.. Staff very helpful and cheery cozy surroundings next trip to dunnoon wld defo go back

Thank Millera4
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Maybe we were there on an "off" night. When we sat down, there was only one other table, a family with a small child, and we were joined by friends. They were prompt to take our order, but our food took over an hour to...More

Thank FanOfSummer
Reviewed 5 September 2017

My husband and I were looking for a quick place to eat and found this restaurant. Has lots of Americana pictures hanging on its wall and even a cowboy statue as you enter! We had a nice pizza that tasted good and was delivered fast....More

Thank alannalight
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic eatery, American Diner ground level with an Italian restaurant downstairs, both serving excellent food and reasonably priced and great atmosphere.

Thank Terence M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Argyll Street, Dunoon PA23 7HA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Cowal Peninsula  >  Dunoon
  • Phone Number: +44 1369 705550
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Dunoon's own American/Italian Bar & Grill Fantastic Homemade Burgers Sizzling Steaks Terrific Tex Mex Paninis, Wraps, Our Famous Milkshakes and much more And of course from our Italian Influence at La Cantina Downstairs our Fantastic Homemade Pizza selection and Pasta Favourites Food Served All Day Every Day Families Welcome Live Music Venue
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