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About Muldoon's Irish Pub
Celebrating 40 years, Muldoon’s is the real thing. A warm generous & friendly pub with fine pub food. Situated on the corner of Southern California’s #1 shopping - financial district Fashion Island - Newport Center, Muldoon’s is known for her two pubs, outdoor courtyard and cozy Dublin dining room filled with booths and a warm fireplace. Locals call Her their “neighborhood gem” in a neighborhood filled with excellent restaurants. But, there is only one Muldoon’s. Great for lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch and private events. Muldoon’s has a lively happy hour, live music - dancing on weekends. Celebrating St. Paddy’s Day is the best! Fit for foodies and those in the know of the greatest ales, lagers beers, mean cocktails and notable wine. Muldoon’s is the home of Sindi Rae’s Dark Chocolate Pudding when she’s in the kitchen! Her Awards: Best Pub in Southern California & the OC, Best Food, Best Burgers, Best Guinness, Best Irish Coffee & Best Staff!
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 4:00pm, Sunday: 10:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm; Sunday Brunch: 10:30am - 3:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Entertainment at Muldoon's is from 9:00pm - 1:00am Fri.-Sat, 6:00pm - 9:00pm Sunday (summer hours), 5:00pm -8:00pm (winter hours.) Our bands include Kelly Fitzgerald (rock), No Pals (Latin jazz), 34 Below (Alternative/Rock), The Sarcastics (classic rock/country), Scott Sechman with Danny Ott (classic rock/ folk/ country), The Echo Trio (swing/reggae/easy listening), Patti Booker (country), and The Fenians (Irish rock.)
Parking is a private lot and we offer valet from Tues.- Fri. 10:00am - 5:00pm
Free Valet Parking during Lunch
Private Party Facilities:
All four rooms are available for private events. Most parties are booked in the Celtic bar which can accommodate up to 100 guests. Past events include: weddings, rehearsal dinners, wakes, job promotions, retirement parties, and political fundraisers. We can tailor the event to your needs so please call for information.
Private Party Contact:
Mary Murphy: (949) 640-4110
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Muldoon's Irish Pub Ratings and Reviews
Muldoon's is our favorite pub. I had their Irish stew and my hubby had their Shepard's pie. Both delicious and very satisfying! We also enjoyed a flight of whiskey, very nice. We usually sit in their inside dining at a booth for a more romantic dinner. There was a musician in the bar area playing great pub songs and the people there were having a good time. A lady got up and sang, "Danny Boy," made us feel like we were in Ireland. Our waiter Jon was very welcoming, attentive and nice. They all make you feel like you are family!! Thank you, Muldoon's for making our evening great!!
Places like Muldoon's are hard to find in So. Cal. It is cozy and quaint, with a fireplace in their dining room. The lighting is perfect for us. (We think bright rooms ruin the entire experience for my husband and me.) The bartender knows what he's doing, and when we order a dry rob roy, we actually get one. Food is delicious.
My wife and I have enjoyed dining at Muldoon's for years. We refer to it as our place to enjoy comfort food in a fun environment. It's like visiting an Irish pub in the old country (but we don't have to fly to get there). And, the service is always friendly. Whether it is John serving us or Scott, we know we will enjoy an impeccable service experience (and likely will go home with a doggy bag - No dog though).
Usually really like this place but yesterday was terrible. Split a salad that was not crisp or cold. It was chopped salad with shrimp. Was charged $4. Extra for split. Waitress said it was be more than 1/2 the salad. Not true.
Service less than mediocre. Sorry but won’t be returning very soon.
Great place for our business lunch. I had the Ruben which was very flavorful. Guests had bangers and mash. Serving sizes were generous and all were happy with their meals. Service was excellent and drinks were always kept full. Free valet parking was an added plus. Would definitely go back.
Muldoon's is always good. You wouldn't expect an Irish Bar to have a great restaurant, but they do. All the locals (and old folks) eat there so you know it must be good food at a good price. Shepard's Pie is a solid choice. You won't walk away hungry. Steaks and burgers are also great.
My wife and I always enjoy the Irish atmosphere and hospitality of this gem. We often bring friends. The service is always friendly and attentive and whether it's John or Scott serving us, we feel like part of the family. Of course, we wouldn't come back so often if the food was lacking. We love the comfort food whether it's Irish Stew of Fish N Chips or a Hamburger. We have enjoyed all items on the menu. And, we will definitely be back. Also, if you enjoy a little entertainment, they have that too.
Fun for a happy Father's day brunch with friends and great music. The music was performed by one of the most fantastic artists, Shana Morrison. Saw her perform for the first time at Muldoon's, and have been back every time since. Service is friendly and helpful.
Our table was waiting for us when we arrived. Service seemed a bit slow, but it could be that our server had many tables to take care of. My wife and I really enjoyed our main courses. She had an Irish coffee for dessert and I had the trifle. Both were delicious. Would definitely go to Muldoon's again.
We love to meet our friends at Muldoon's. Great pub food, especially Bangers & Mash, Shepherd's Pie, Corned Beef & Cabbage. Healthy stuff (Ahi salad or sandwich) is great too. Bar is lively and patio dining is nice, but we like the cozy dining rooms that feel like a real pub.
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