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About de Vere's Irish Pub - Davis

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.

217 E Street
Davis, CA 95616
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Gastro Pub

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

Cross Street:
2nd & E Streets

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(530) 204-5533

Website:
http://www.deverespub.com/

Executive Chef:
Wesley Nilssen

Additional:
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

de Vere's Irish Pub - Davis Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.1

service

4.3

ambience

4.2

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

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·Dined 3 days ago

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

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Sacramento)·Dined 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.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Fun, Authentic, Good for Groups, Great Beer, Creative Cuisine
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 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.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Late-night Find, Quick Bite
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 (Sacramento)·Dined 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.

Tags: Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on January 1, 2018

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

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (Sacramento)·Dined 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.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Paleo Friendly, Good for Groups, Great Beer, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Kid-friendly, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Disabled Access, People Watching, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun
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 (Sacramento)·Dined 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.

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Fun, Cozy, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 27, 2017

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

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined 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 .

Tags: Sunday Lunch, People Watching, Great for Lunch
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 (Sacramento)·Dined 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.

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual, Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer, Great for Brunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 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?

Tags: Fun, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Cozy
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 (Sacramento)·Dined 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.

Tags: Happy Hour, Casual
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 (Sacramento)·Dined 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.

Tags: Great Beer, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Great for Brunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 17, 2017

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

Tags: Bar Seating, Great Beer
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Burgers, chicken Caesar salad and salmon all very good

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 (New York Area)·Dined 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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 (San Francisco)·Dined 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.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on November 2, 2017

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

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 (Indiana)·Dined 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.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined 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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vip
 (Sacramento)·Dined 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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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 18, 2017

fabulous bar, fabulous bartender, love this place!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Cleveland)·Dined 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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 (Sacramento)·Dined 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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 (San Francisco)·Dined 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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 (San Francisco)·Dined 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!

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Great Beer
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Slow service. Food was good

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 (Sacramento)·Dined 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

Tags: Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Sacramento)·Dined 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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 (Sacramento)·Dined 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.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation
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 (San Diego)·Dined on July 9, 2017

Good pub food. Outstanding selection of drinks and beers.

Tags: Live Sports, Business Meals, Authentic, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined 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!

Tags: Comfort Food, Kid-friendly
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 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!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Great Beer, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Great for Brunch, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Fun, Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 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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 (San Diego)·Dined on June 18, 2017

We went there for Sunday brunch on a very busy weekend: UC Davis Commencement weekend + Fathers' Day. It was the only brunch place in Davis that took reservations, a big plus. There were 8 of us. Although it was crowded there are various nooks that can accommodate larger groups. The service was a little slow because it was exceptionally busy, but the brunch food was excellent and good value. I would go there again.

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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 (Orange County)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Food and beer was very good. Unfortunately, it was a hot weekend and their a/c could not keep the indoor seating area cool enough. Would only go back during cooler weather.

Tags: Seasonal, Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, Great Beer, Casual, Good for Groups
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on June 4, 2017

Great service, there was a little bump in tge kitchen but they handled everything professionally with excellent customer service. Will definitely be back!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 26, 2017

We had a group of 10 for a graduation party. It was so much fun. Food was very good, great cocktails, and the atmosphere was fun. A great time.

Tags: Fun, Seasonal, Late-night Find
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Found the restaurant on OT and gave it a try. :) VERY glad we did, we will recommend and will return!

Tags: Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Casual
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vip
 (Sacramento)·Dined on May 7, 2017

The three of us came for lunch, sat on the patio and were served almost immediately. My two guests took advantage of the breakfast menu and ordered the banana french toast with whipped cream which they both thought was quite tasty. I had the traditional cheeseburger and a caesar salad. it is a very good size burger and I took half of it home. de Vere's is always one of my "go to" restaurants when I want casual dining and comfort food.

Tags: People Watching, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Fun, Great Beer, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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