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Rula Bula

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
401 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281-2838
+1 480-929-9500
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (36 reviews)
“shepherd's pie” (16 reviews)
“potato balls” (9 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
401 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281-2838
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Reviewed yesterday

Has the look and feel of an authentic Irish Pub . . . because it is. Was built in Ireland, shipped, and reassembled. Have enjoyed the ambiance, menu, and service whether it has been a 'romantic' dinner on the patio, entertaining out of town guests,...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 6 days ago

As far as Irish pubs go, this place can hold it's own. What it has better than most irish pubs is pretty damn good food!

Thank GaryRealtor
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rula Bula is an above-average pub where sitting on the patio with friends and listening to a good selection of Irish music, eating shepherd's pie, drinking Guinness and finishing up with an excellent bread pudding makes for a great day. Our server was extremely efficient...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was in Tempe again in October and wanted to see if Rula Bula was good or it was an just lucky. Turned out it was not luck the place is good. Sat outside in their back patio and had a happy hour beer, 5.75 per...More

Thank StonecreekArabians
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We sat outside on the patio which was nice, except for the noise created by jets landing every 15 minutes. We ordered the bottomless Mimosa's which were great. They were $12.95 each, and every refill cost 1 cent, so the more you drink the cheaper...More

Thank IndulgentSamurai
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Rula Bula is next to Tempe Mission Palms, the food is excellent, I ate dinner there twice. My husband and I loved it, one of the few places where the musice wasn't so loud that you could have a conversation and actually hear what the...More

Thank teresae259
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The restaurant was conveniently located with parking available in front and on the side. Prices were reasonable, ample seating was available, Irish music played from speakers throughout. Although I ate inside, there was an open-air patio behind the restaurant that looked very pleasant. I had...More

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Just flew I and my girlfriend brought me here for lunch. Had the fish and chips...excellent choice. Great atmosphere, great food and of course great company. Topped off our lunch with bread pudding....mmmmmmmm.

Thank Jerrie C
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I love this pub! When we come to Tempe,this is the first place we come to. The pub environment is fun and welcoming. Service is always great. Food and drink... the best this side of Dublin. The fish and chips are a must!! We have...More

Thank davetwa
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We were heading down Mills Ave to find a place to have a beer when we heard bagpipes and drums. We followed the sound to Rula Bula and went in! Irish pub it is! We sat at the bar and had a few beers before...More

Thank MissHennessy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
10:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281-2838
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: +1 480-929-9500
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