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Doyle's Public House

$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub, British
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208 St Helens Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-2522
+1 253-272-7468
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07:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 02:00
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Lakewood
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a sports bar for soccer fans. We met our daughter here for Sunday morning breakfast and were surprised that a live European soccer game was playing on all three big screens complete with many enthusiastic male fans cheering at the bar. We sat at a wall table on a long bench. The breakfast foods we ordered were good,... More 

Helpful?
Thank Karen M
Russ H, Owner at Doyle's Public House, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. The coffee we use is from Dillanos and we chose it for that very reason. We were just voted Best Soccer Bar in Western Washington by ESPN 710. hope that you will join us again. Thank you for the review and we hope you will join us again soon. More 

Seattle
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reminded us of some pubs we had been to in Europe. Good whiskey selection and their corn beef was out of this world.

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Thank SeattleBrooklynBoy
Russ H, Owner at Doyle's Public House, responded to this review

Appreciate the high praise. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are constantly adding whisky labels and house the largest collection between Seattle and Portland. We also home to the Cask Masters Society, our whisky club that hosts monthly tastings. Coming soon is our own private barrel of Knob Creek. Hope you will join us again... More 

Woodstock, Georgia
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117 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We went in for breakfast and to catch a Soccer game. Staff and locals were really friendly and the food was great. Good breakfast selection.

Helpful?
Thank lilacstranger
Russ H, Owner at Doyle's Public House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit and hope that you will join us again soon for another match. Our match schedule can be found on our web page doylespublichouse.com. Cheers More 

Graham, Washington
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Unbelievably great food from a pub! Awesome atmosphere! Great selection of drinks and many beers on tap! Service was excellent and there are several well placed TV's to watch while you scarf down on corned beef or bangers and mash!

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Thank Michael T
Russ H, Owner at Doyle's Public House, responded to this review

Michael, thank you for your support and taking the time to share your experience. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to having you back. More 

Tacoma, Washington
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Great sandwiches, pints and atmosphere. They revamped their menu and brought the tasty cheesy British back. My other favorite was the Reuben with apple chutney- hope that reappears on the menu.

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Thank revcogal
Russ H, Owner at Doyle's Public House, responded to this review

We are glad you approve as we too are excited the Britt is back. Can't make any promises, but we will take the Reuben request under advisement. One of the new dishes we are excited about is the Smoked Salmon Cheesecake. This is not a dessert, but a scrumptious creation that you spread on bread. Thank you for taking the... More 

Tacoma, Washington
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Happened upon Doyle's one night looking for a good Guinness. Well, I certainly found it and more. The Guinness is pulled beautifully and consistently (yes, I have returned and have had quite a few). But there is a great selection of beers, domestic, local, and overseas. All well and good, but what blew me away was the "pub fare' this... More 

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Thank mark D
Russ H, Owner at Doyle's Public House, responded to this review

Mark, thank you for your support and taking the time to share your experience. We pride ourselves on pouring proper pint. Look forward to your next visit. More 

Encinitas, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Good friendly atmosphere, lots of TVs in the bar, there is a tented Beer Garden in the back set up to watch fútbol!!!!!

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Thank toddleveck
Russ H, Owner at Doyle's Public House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your support and look forward to having you back for another match. More 

Level Contributor
40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Stopped off to celebrate a birthday. One waitress was kept very busy! The Irish Stew was good - but the portion was small. The Soda Bread took over 30 minutes to make due to chef errors - the waitress gave it to us for free (nice touch).

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Thank davidpS7730SF
Russ H, Owner at Doyle's Public House, responded to this review

Happy belated birthday and I am glad to hear we sorted you in regards to the soda bread. I will address portion size with our kitchen manager. Thank you for taking the time to write a review and hope you will join us again. More 

Tacoma, Washington
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128 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Came here for the first time with my wife and daughter to have a pint and Bangers and Mash. Once seated, the waitress checked my daughter's ID. She was 21 years, 5 months and 14 days old, but because her valid Washington State Driver's License is vertical instead of horizontal, she was denied service. What?! I still have no idea... More 

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Thank Craig W
Russ H, Owner at Doyle's Public House, responded to this review

My apologies for our policy not being properly explained and the inconvenience it caused you and your family. I assume your daughter was not given a certificate for getting her Washington ID updated to the horizontal format? We have forms at the bar that are supposed to be handed to guests that outline our policy and the reason for it.... More 

Olympia, Washington
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380 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We just finished a delicious lunch. I had one of the house specialties: Mary's Mint Pie, a variation of shepherd's pie with ground lamb and sweet potatoes. The Guiness was poured perfectly, just like the brewery in Dublin. Alexa, our charming and efficient server, made a perfect black and tan for my husband. This place is not fancy but offers... More 

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Thank Cathy C
Russ H, Owner at Doyle's Public House, responded to this review

Cathy, we appreciate you taking the time to write a review and thank you for the kind words. We pride ourselves on delivering a positive and quality experience. We hope that you and your husband will join us again sometime. Thank you for supporting a locally owned and operated establishment. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 St Helens Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-2522
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-272-7468
Description
We are open every day of the year providing a warm and inviting space to relax, enjoy some quality food and an adult beverage. As one of Esquire Magazine's Best Bars in America we strive to live up to that high praise. Expansive selection of Scotch and Whiskey. Join us on the 17th of every month for "St. Practice" day so you can warm up for Washington's biggest St. Patrick's Day celebration on March 17. If Futbol/Football/Soccer is your thing then you found your bar. ESPN/710am's Best Soccer Bar in Western Washington. We make every effort to show every game live. We also offer up the American Football with the NFL Sunday Ticket. Need a space for a birthday, fond farewell, bachelor/bachelorette or fantasy draft party? We have one that will seat 20 and it may be reserved without a room charge which means more money for the good stuff.

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