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Durty Nelly's Irish Pub

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Address: 715 River Rd, San Antonio, TX 78212-3124
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+1 210-222-1400
11:30 - 02:00
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Irish pub

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Could easily have doubled their revenue

If they had been a bit more eager to serve customers (this tip is free to the bar). Really nice location though, the piano man was more interested in talking than playing. When... read more

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Stavanger, Norway
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If they had been a bit more eager to serve customers (this tip is free to the bar). Really nice location though, the piano man was more interested in talking than playing. When the service personell was in the same zip code they were very friendly and smiling.

Thank TorAus
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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Live music and good service. I didn't eat food, but the drinks were reasonable and the atmosphere is a lot of fun. Plus, it's right next door to a great hotel!

Thank Clint L
Jacksonville, Florida
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for a beer and to listen to the piano bar. the place is old, looks like an Irish pub, but the staff if friendly, attentive, the beer is ice cold and the piano players are good with a wide variety of music.

Thank Gary D
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93 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were no other customers so we took out seats on the patio. The great thing about San Antonio and Riverwalk is the welcome and pet friendliness. We'd eaten brunch on the patio of a Mexican restaurant earlier and now it was afternoon. We'd walked and walked, and time to stop, have a drink and people watch. Sadly, the server... More 

Thank hancouk
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were gonna stop here and have a few beers. We needed to use the restrooms first. As soon as we walked through the door all we smelled was VOMIT!!!!!!!! It was so strong it made me nauseous!!!!! I don't know how the people inside could do it!!! It was terrible. We ended up using the bathroom... More 

Thank Kellyn T
Omaha, Nebraska
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38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Our waitress was less than friendly and we had to continually ask for things. One of our beers was served without salt (which we had asked for) their solution was to quickly Dump it into a glass with salt on the rim and wait for the foam to "calm down" before they brought it back to us, so we ended... More 

Thank billiejean r
Chicago, Illinois
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53 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I started going to Durty Nelly's back in 1987 when I was stationed in San Antonio in the USAF...and everytime I visit the city I make it a point to spend at least one evening at Nelly's! I was just there again in March 2017 and it is still as fabulous as it was 30 years ago. Nelly's has a... More 

Goose Creek, South Carolina, United States
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41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This was a fun place to drink and sing a long with the piano player. We had a lot of laughs and it was just a feel good place. Highly recommend.

Thank Sandy M
San Antonio, Texas
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89 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Our family came into town so we decided to hit up a popular tourist spot on St. Pattys Day weekend. The piano man inside was whaling/the outdoor seating was just what you'd expect if you were in Ireland cozy & full of beer. People were social as if we transported to Dublin & the decor was GREEN! My hubby had... More 

Thank Sofo32
Canandaigua, United States
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646 reviews
195 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderfully fun place especially when there's someone at the piano. The piano player was talented and really funny and had an amazing knack of getting the entire crowd (small or large) to participate in the fun. While the food is only average the overall experience is amazing. Highly recommend.

Thank William S

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