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McNamara's Irish Pub & Restaurant

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2740 Old Lebanon Rd, Nashville, TN 37214-2523
+1 615-885-7262
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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North Bay, Canada
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went on a Wednesday night. That ambiance is exactly what is expected at an Irish pub, food was great and the entertainment, Steve Benoit, was absolutely the best! Loved his voice and how he kept his audience's attention. The two ladies with him were also fantastic. I would recommend this Bar on a Wednesday or Thursday night for sure... More 

Thank Suzanne M
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were in Nashville for a conference for my wife and took the opportunity to visit McNamara's for dinner and live show by Bohola. I had the fish and chips and a hard cider. Wife had Ruben and sweet potato fries. Fish was hot and flaky, fries were good but not hand cut. The Ruben and fries were good with... More 

Thank Moweaqua_Dad
Bristol, Tennessee
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226 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dinner w friends...were hoping to be seated int he music room but no more reservations were being made there. So, we went upstairs to the pub and found a table. Glad we did because the downstairs can be quite loud. We had scotch eggs, spinach dip and both were just so good! We then had steak & Guinness pie...rich gravy... More 

Thank 2bemullins5
Midland, GA
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff, fun atmosphere, good food. Ate in the upstairs bar area with no wait after being told we'd have an hour wait for the main dining area. Reservations are only taken for the music venue room. Everything our group ate was delicious and plentiful - shepherds pie, irish stew, fish and chips, and salmon patties. If in Nashville, definitely... More 

Thank CalvinHobbesMidland
Madison, Alabama
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158 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of if not the best Irish Pub's in NASHVILLE! The staff and atmosphere are over the top. The music Thursday thru the weekend is truly authentic. The food and spirits are a beautiful accent to this great Irish Pub. Come out and enjoy the evening fun .....you won't want to leave.

Thank RLB53
Flintstone, Georgia
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were in Nashville for a Predators match and we stayed at the Homewood Suites at the airport. They offered a shuttle to local restaurants. We chose McNamara's and we were very pleased. We had the fish and chips and the clam chowder. The fish was excellent and the chowder was very tastey. Service was great. We... More 

Thank kenhE6179KG
Chatham, Illinois
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in after golf and the Irish Bacon and Egg Butty and a Black and Tan draft beer hit the spot.

Thank E62629
Lascassas, Tennessee, United States
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to McNamara's Irish Pub several times and their food is awesome! They have fish & chips, sandwiches, shepherds pie, Guinness & beef stew, love their coleslaw and corn casserole! They also have live music on weekends, not sure about during the week! Highly recommend trying this place out!

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McNamaras1, Owner at McNamara's Irish Pub & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Kimberly, Thank you for taking the time to review McNamara's! We appreciate your kind words and we are so happy you enjoy coming in! Best Regards, Paula McNamara More 

Tucson, Arizona
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553 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are vacationing in Nashville and this was our 2nd visit and it is not hard to understand why. The service is excellent, the food was tasty and quite delicious. This is a very popular restaurant and in order to be baffled, it would seem that one was a tad picky. One of our group did have the Salmon Patties... More 

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McNamaras1, Owner at McNamara's Irish Pub & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Paul, Thank you so much for your very kind words! We really appreciate you coming into McNamara's! We hope you all come by again when you are in Nashville! Kindest Regards, Paula McNamara More 

Flintstone, Georgia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started with Irish Nachos...very good. For dinner we had fish and chips and bangers and mash. Both were good. Great live music but a little loud.

Thank crazy_for_jamaica

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2740 Old Lebanon Rd, Nashville, TN 37214-2523
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-885-7262
McNamara's Irish Pub and Resaurant provides an authentic Pub experience found in small towns all throughout Ireland. Made from scratch food, friendly service, cold pints, and outstanding live music provide an unforgettable experience. Appropriate for all ages, McNamara's has something for everyone. Slainte'

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