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de Vere's Irish Pub - Davis

4.4
213 reviews
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$30 and under
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Gastro Pub
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  • Happy Hour
  • Comfort Food
The de Vere White family welcomes you to our pubs, where we hope you'll find your home away from home. We come from a long line of Irish innovators—publicans, brewers, writers, and more—and we strive to keep the family tradition alive through our authentic establishments.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Gastro Pub
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Hours of operation
Monday - Wednesday: 11:00am - 12:00am, Thursday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00am, Saturday: 9:00am - 2:00am, Sunday: 9:00am - 12:00am
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Phone number
(530) 204-5533
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Wesley Nilssen
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
2nd & E Streets
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 213 People Are Saying
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service
4.3
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4.2
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3.0Dined 5 days ago

We came for a birthday dinner and our waiter (didn’t catch his name) wasn’t friendly and seemed annoyed by us. Might come again

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

It was great!

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

I've been to deVere's many times over the years, it's ALWAYS amazing! I have never left disappointed or hungry... This place is definitely a staple in our restaurant repertoire.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Came in for dinner for first time, enjoyed everything. Will definitely add this to the list of restaurants we use.
Great experience!

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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Made reservations through Open Table for seven people for brunch on a Sunday. We arrived on time and were immediately seated in a semi-private area. Entire party had meals from the menu and were pleased with the results. Overall a pleasant experience.

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4.0Dined on February 22, 2018

Irish coffee is as good as the Buena Vista. Can't get better than that.

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Excellent service & wonderful discussion of beers, beer making & complimentary food options.
Good fun & conversation on the patio.

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

The Scottish Salmon was delicious as was the Smithwick Red Ale. Very crowded and noisy but it was also a Saturday night. Made reservations, which was wise. Will definitely come back.

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3.0Dined on January 19, 2018

Our server was SLOW. We’d love to come back for another lunch, but we’d request another server. The food was good, as was the ambiance.

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5.0Dined on January 14, 2018

Favorite restaurant in Davis since it opened. We love our local and make a point of going at least once a month if not twice. Three times if we can manage it. The kids love it, we love it. And it's always betters with friends.

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3.0Dined on January 1, 2018

Had a great meal with excellent service, but encountered a rude hostess upon arrival.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

We eat at de Vere's Irish Pub in Davis more than any other restaurant in town. Highly recommended for the excellent food and service. Five stars.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

We were there for a low-key bachelor send-off. The reservation and check-in process was smooth. We ended up with a good seating location; staff was accommodating and helpful, but not intrusive. The food was good, and their Irish coffee is amazing. Cozy atmoshere. Would definitely go back.

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5.0Dined on December 27, 2017

This was a good place to take my son and his family who live in Japan.

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4.0Dined on December 17, 2017

We had a group of of 8 people including two 80 year olds. We had requested the couch seating area and were accommodated. It was a little quieter and was very comfortable .

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3.0Dined on December 17, 2017

We brought my 80+ year old parents prior to heading to the Mondavi Center. Shepard’s Pie was good and flavorful. My folks Monte Cristo was good, but over cooked. My daughter’s hamburger was very tasty and my husband ordered the potato brunch dish, which he loved. The long upholstered beach along the wall should be reupholstered, due to the fabric ripped and hanging. Besides that the rooms where well laid out and cozy. Our server was very attentive and nice. We will return.

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5.0Dined on December 2, 2017

Devere's is always the place to linger as it is the closest to being an original Irish pub in the area. And the menu has a variety of offerings - true comfort food. I've always found the service to be warm, friendly & attentive.
Plus true hand drawn Guinness - what's not to love?

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3.0Dined on December 1, 2017

DeVere's has nice atmosphere for friendly drinks and conversation. Good beer selection on tap, including San Diego beers that I like. Other groups of 4-6 like ours. We had dinner there Friday that I found fairly disappointing. It wasn't terrible, it just wasn't very good. Fish'n'chips was heavy and not fresh. We shared a "bread pudding" that was more like deep fried Texas Toast.

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4.0Dined on November 19, 2017

Took a friend their for a get-together. Used OpenTable to request time but also seating in "The Library" which is usually quieter and more suited for talking and catching up with a friend. Brunch was tasty with quite a few choices. Main draw, however, is the pub-like ambiance. Would recommend for dining at any time.

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3.0Dined on November 17, 2017

Great beer, solid pub fare in a nice pub setting. Can be loud. Outdoor seating is a plus.

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4.0Dined on November 12, 2017

Burgers, chicken Caesar salad and salmon all very good

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5.0Dined on November 10, 2017

I like how they divided the place into two- front part for students (big group of people, pretty loud), and the back part with couch etc. (cozy and quiet). The food was good as well!

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5.0Dined on November 4, 2017

I chose de Vere’s that weekend I visited my daughter so she and I can have a nice talk without anyone eavesdropping on our conversation. De Vere’s was perfect. We didn’t have to whisper nor did we have to shout. Food did not disappoint. We had fish and chips, mac and cheese, and shepherd’s pie. The mac and cheese just had a little too much peas for my liking, but peas are easy enough to push to the side and don’t really add or take away any taste from the dish, so all’s well.

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5.0Dined on November 2, 2017

Great restaurant for a college town. Good selection of local beer. Nice pub fare food.

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2.0Dined on October 7, 2017

Service a little slow. Repeated special orders, but still got orders wrong. Kid's meal portions extremely small for growing children. Very poor lighting in patio area.

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5.0Dined on October 6, 2017

The fish and chips was as advertised: SPECTACULAR!! The service was awesome and the liquor selection is FAB!!

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1.0Dined on September 21, 2017

The fish & chips were very greasy and the shepherd's pie lacked seasoning. Overall a very unsatisfactory dining experience.

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5.0Dined on September 18, 2017

fabulous bar, fabulous bartender, love this place!

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4.0Dined on August 31, 2017

Very nice 0lace, great service. But only 2 Irish beers available and they ran out of one of them...

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4.0Dined on August 30, 2017

Stopped at this place while on a bike ride. Wanted to sit outside for lunch and found this place to be perfect. They had a great veggie burger and fries. The service was awesome. I will make it a point to go here again, maybe for Whiskey Wednesday.

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3.0Dined on August 19, 2017

The wait staff was good. By that I mean friendly and gracious. Our waitress took down our order correctly. She read it back. I have dietary restrictions re salt and garlic so I always order my food without seasoning. Seems easier on the waitperson and chef. Nope. My food was smothered in pepper and salt both. Since I was a guest I didn't want to say anything. Next time I'm in the area I will likely try this restaurant again. The menu is varied and I liked the staff. But I was disappointed with this visit.

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5.0Dined on August 13, 2017

The folks at deVeres are great! They add so much to the experience of the wonderful craft libations and exceptional culinary offerings. Love the updated Irish fare!

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3.0Dined on August 6, 2017

Slow service. Food was good

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3.0Dined on July 26, 2017

Decent fusion between Irish with a hint of American and some ok beer choices but not great considering it is supposed to hail from that part of the World
Friendly staff, not too busy early in the week, lively on the weekends later into the night.
The odd song has been known to break out by those well lubricated clientele
All in all well worth a visit but not super authentic

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4.0Dined on July 15, 2017

Good food and service but hard to have a conversation due to high noise levels pretty much everywhere in restaurant

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5.0Dined on July 12, 2017

We scheduled deVeres as a good centralized meeting place. We are 5 retired friends that worked together in Sunnyvale CA. We now come from Lake Tahoe, Nevada City, Santa Rosa, Los Gatos and Morgan Hill. This was an excellent choice, the food and service was great and the ambiance lent itself to quiet conversation. My Irish Stew was excellent and friends enjoyed the fish and chips. We all agreed to meet here again.

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3.0Dined on July 9, 2017

Good pub food. Outstanding selection of drinks and beers.

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4.0Dined on July 2, 2017

My banana bread french toast was delicious! The homemade potato chips were scrumptious! We sat at a cozy couch- which was fun!

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5.0Dined on June 18, 2017

We celebrated Father's Day here and we are so glad we did! It's very much like an authentic pub-from books and games on the shelves, to dark wood paneling and stained glass, to the Guinness and other food and drinks. Our family of 5 ordered enjoyed all of the following: nachos (careful, they're spicy!), the kids' this and that plate, the bacon cheeseburger, the kids' mac and cheese, the chicken sliders (amazing!), and the shepherds pie. Everything was delicious!

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5.0Dined on June 18, 2017

Warm and welcoming atmosphere. Best fish n chips I have ever had, in the US or the UK! We will be going back for the stew once the weather cools off a bit. Can't say enough about this place except, you gotta go!

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