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Doherty's Irish Pub & Restaurant

1979, High House Rd, Cary, NC 27519
+1 919-388-9930
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (23 reviews)
“fish and chips” (68 reviews)
“shepherd's pie” (18 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1979, High House Rd, Cary, NC 27519
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the fish and chips, brisket melt, meat loaf, and sliders. Positives, fun pub environment with authentic pub food and good service. Negative, food ok but not amazing and beer list is limited for a pub. Not sure why this is ranked # 2...More

Thank qmiller1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not an expert on fish and chips but I would say you have to try them! And I listened to prior reviews and ordered the bar portion. The only difference between the two is the bar portion doesn't have the delicious green beans- so...More

Thank Wngrl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is great and the atmosphere is warm and friendly. Servers are excellent, too! We've had brunch, lunch and dinner there and are never disappointed.

Thank EileemCM09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have gone to lunch and dinner and both are very good. The best of lunch is a half Rubin Sandwich and small bowl of Irish Stew. The best I've seen this side of the pond. The fish and chips are outstanding for dinner and if...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Order the boxty! Potato pancake with a variety of fillings. The mushroom was my favorite. And my husband said his meatloaf was the best meatloaf he's ever eaten. I say go there...and go there often.

Thank Debbie E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

IF you enjoy Fish & Chips, this restaurant is hard to beat. On this date fresh green beans were served with this entrée so overall for the cost it was a great meal and for most probably an opportunity to enjoy it the next day....More

Thank Burtdol
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Visited with the wife and had some very delicious Gaelic steak medallions that were cooked perfectly. Give it a try, if my dish was any indication you will like whatever you have.

Thank Zepfan84
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Felt like we were back in Ireland. Great selection of Irish Whiskey's, beer's on tap and excellent menu! Best Fish and Chips I ever had!

Thank Mom2bsc
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

My friend and I met here for lunch. We were greeted cordially by the staff, and ended up eating at the bar. A few drinks, some great food, and a few laughs later, we walked out fully satisfied with our visit. We both heard great...More

Thank Ted L
Reviewed 3 September 2017

My husband and I stopped here for a quick brunch. The food was very good and the outside seating was very pleasant.

Thank Gayle F
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Questions & Answers
15 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Dohertys1979 | Property representative |
We can put a table of 12 together. Just give us a callat 919-388-9930 and we will see what we can do.
29 May 2016|
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Response from calitrip2010 | Reviewed this property |
No,no Murphys beer here, at least not on Draft.Guinness, Harp, many big brand names and NC craft beers.Hope that helps. Great bar, great people!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1979, High House Rd, Cary, NC 27519
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: +1 919-388-9930
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To Our Patrons,We created this relaxing and fun neighborhood Irish pub in Cary for you as a place to meet to bring your friends and family, meet new friends and get to know our family at Doherty's! Let us know if there is anything we can do to make your time with us more enjoyable! Enjoy your favorite pint from one of the ​19 draughts on tap and some Irish - American fare from our menu prepared daily using only fresh ingredients by Chef Irais and his team. We also have a kid's menu for the little ones!​We are open for lunch, dinner, late night and serve a Sunday brunch. Our pub has 7 HD TV's with multiple sports packages for you and your friends to enjoy your favorite team games! We also have live music 3 nights per week, patio dining, drink specials and free WiFi. The "Whiskey Room" is our private dining room that can be reserved Monday - Thursday by phone. We hope to see you soon!
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