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Dooley's Pub

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
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255 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902-3157
+1 507-208-4085
11:00 - 02:00
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Eaten there a few times. It's a handy location for visitors in Rochester. This is a sports bar, can get loud and busy. Decent food and big menu. It's not fine dining nor is it supposed to be.

Thank Deplorable M
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, great staff. Plenty of televisions to watch the games on (even while in the restrooms). Free popcorn. Nice atmosphere and pretty good selection of food items.

Thank srnflamingo
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229 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I see a review from the same day we visited - the restaurant was out of certain things on their menu. It wasn't even true dinner time yet. What was going to happen when the real dinner crowd arrived? The menu isn't unique for a bar - burgers, sandwiches, salads. We ordered 2 different sliders cooked medium. We got a... More 

Thank JCJake
Austin, Minnesota
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Stopped in on a Saturday about 2pm. We had to wait several minutes even though there were several open tables, they were not yet cleared. They looked to have a full staff. We finally were seated and ordered. There were no big complaints. The Rueben was average and the burger and chicken wings were the same. The server did not... More 

Thank oderry
Eden Prairie
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97 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We get it, basketball tournaments are a busy time for everyone in Rochester. At the same time, isn't this supposed to be your time to shine. We had reservations for a large party (25) we were greeted promptly and the staff did a quick job of getting everything set up. Unfortunately we seemed to be an inconvenience for the wait... More 

Thank MisterSandals
Rochester, Minnesota
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221 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is the place to be downtown for a great nite-life! Great drinks and food as well as a nice dance floor and plenty of space for friends and fun!

1 Thank kennykelme
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Had the Reubens and it was on the dry side. The garlic parmigiano fries however are quite good. Service was good .

Thank Stephanie S
Gwinn, Michigan
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

While waiting in between appointments we had lunch there. I like their lunch combo menu because you can get soup and a sandwich but not in large portions where I feel wasteful. Also a great place to relax and get a drink if you are nervous or stressed!

1 Thank Dezzy51
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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Fun atmosphere and great service! Will be coming back here! We were just in the area and looking for a take out place. Dooleys happened to be nearby so we checked with them. They gave us the menu sat us at the bar. The service was great. We sat and had a drink while waiting and they answered our questions... More 

1 Thank Virginia W
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Some many sports on large TVs, great place to watch hockey, enjoy a beer and relax. Large and clean, great atmosphere.

Thank Brian K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902-3157
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-208-4085

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?