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Murphy's Grand Irish Pub



713 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

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(703) 548-1717

  • Sun - Sat 11:00am - 2:00am

Cuisine: Bars, Irish Restaurants

View more restaurants at exit 177c b a on I-95.


4.7 of 5.0 from 146 reviews


price range:$11 to $25

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Murphy's Grand Irish Pub in Alexandria, VA
  • Murphy's Grand Irish Pub in Alexandria, VA
  • Murphy's Grand Irish Pub in Alexandria, VA
  • Murphy's Grand Irish Pub in Alexandria, VA
  • Murphy's Grand Irish Pub in Alexandria, VA
  • Murphy's Grand Irish Pub in Alexandria, VA
  • Murphy's Grand Irish Pub in Alexandria, VA
  • Murphy's Grand Irish Pub in Alexandria, VA
  • Murphy's Grand Irish Pub in Alexandria, VA
  • Murphy's Grand Irish Pub in Alexandria, VA
  • Murphy's Grand Irish Pub in Alexandria, VA

Murphy's Grand Irish Pub Reviews

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  • Honeylet reviewIf you are looking for an Irish Pub with live music nearly nightly why haven't you already left?

    44444 by Honeylet


  • rrmoore reviewGreat food! The Irish Stew was fresh and very good. The prices are very reasonable and except for the smoke the atmosphere was quite nice.I am visiting from the west coast but I would come back when I'm in the area in a heart beat.

    44444 by rrmoore


  • Andrew D.Shepherd's pie was lovely!

    55555 by Andrew D.


  • Carol MFun place - good food. Had a group of kids doing Irish dance to entertain.

    55555 by Carol M


  • sanford CStopped in for dinner and was pleasently surprised with 1/2 priced entrees and beers. My wife had the Irish stew and I had the pot pie, both were excellent.

    55555 by sanford C


  • Andrew MBeen going here for years. Stopped by for a pint during lunch. Lunch nachos are huge and very tasty. Enough food for two people. The atmosphere is always awesome here. Good beer and great people!

    55555 by Andrew M


  • Son117 kSteak Night is a steal.

    55555 by Son117 k


  • Mari AThe pancakes were great.

    55555 by Mari A


  • Greta AAlways a fun place for all ages, very traditional - and thanks to the bartender

    55555 by Greta A


  • M DA great place for fun and drinks. The spinach artichoke dip in a bread bowl is awesome! The staff (from the management down to the servers) is friendly and fun. Make sure you stay for the love music!!

    55555 by M D


  • Molly TWe're out of town and the food/service was great. My dad loves to taste beers this was the perfect match for him. We'll be back.

    55555 by Molly T


  • Celia RYou definately get your moneys worth here and I would go back if ever in the area again.

    55555 by Celia R


  • terra sGreat place to warm up by the fireplace and have a Guinness! Food was very tasty too!

    55555 by terra s


  • tucker AThis place is AWESOME. Good service, tasty food, fireplace, constant entertainment, and beer beer beer. If you want some Irish forth night, head here.

    55555 by tucker A


  • Chris KTalk about a great spot. Cold beer , great food , attentive staff and lots of sports on TV. Thank you for the great experience.

    55555 by Chris K


  • AC508 CI love Murphy's. This is a regular brunch spot for my group, and I've also had some very nice dinners here as well.

    55555 by AC508 C


  • Christi GThey got two separate bars one upstairs and one downstairs and a great fireplace.

    55555 by Christi G


  • Daniel AVeggie burger and good beer.

    55555 by Daniel A


  • Leanne tTruly delightful.

    55555 by Leanne t


  • Tom MNice staff good place to watch late night Olympics

    55555 by Tom M


  • Tom MIf you haven't been here before try the hot roast beef. It is excellent!

    55555 by Tom M


  • L BGreat atmosphere! Tons of fun on a Friday or Saturday night. Good food, but get there early to be able to find a table.

    55555 by L B


  • kinnie NI love Murphy's. This is a regular brunch spot for my group, and I've also had some very nice dinners here as well.

    55555 by kinnie N


  • heidi AGood fish and chips. Cheap prices !

    55555 by heidi A


  • Eberharts98 VIts a great atmosphere in the winter when its cold out and hot inside with the windows open. Just a good Irish bar to hang out with friends at.

    55555 by Eberharts98 V


  • Jenni R.Hooks available under the bar for your handbag/backpack/coat.

    33333 by Jenni R.


  • Jenni R.Always love when an Irish pub can pour a proper pint of Guinness.

    55555 by Jenni R.


  • Marin M.Jameson peach schnapps and melon - green tea shot

    55555 by Marin M.


  • Chris SGood beer, good food, good times

    55555 by Chris S


  • Steve R.The brunch is a great value in a fun place.

    55555 by Steve R.


  • Erica DI've been here numerous times, and the food is always delicious. The crab cakes are soft and moist, the curry chicken is wonderful, I can go on. Service is excellent as well. It's my go to spot.

    55555 by Erica D


  • JulieA Ammmm. lovely shepherd's pie and beer. at night, they also have live music (at least on the weekends). it's very inviting and a nice place to spend a low-key evening.

    55555 by JulieA A


  • Katrina PFunnest place in town. Go when Pat Carroll is singing (see Murphy's website)

    55555 by Katrina P


  • Coral CPlace is jamming everytime I walk in the door. Old towns finest. Great pub vibe. See you next weekend!

    55555 by Coral C


  • Daimu47 MThis is a very fun place. Our server Maria was extremely friendly and helpful. The Sheppards pie she recommended was awesome.

    55555 by Daimu47 M


  • Lenoeal44 BYou can always rely on Murphy's for a GRAND ol' time in Old Town! Get there early for a seat though. Don't forget to check out the 2nd floor, too. :)

    55555 by Lenoeal44 B


  • Annabell44 CWe had lunch here and really enjoyed the food. We had hamburgers and chicken tenders for starters. I loved the Irish music playing in the background.

    55555 by Annabell44 C


  • Jessie E.One of the liveliest places in town at night! Get great drinks, bar food, and cool company!

    55555 by Jessie E.


  • BDrolet107 EI loved the shrimp

    55555 by BDrolet107 E


  • Hallobo08 KI rate this Old Town staple as one of the Top 10 Irish Pubs in America.

    55555 by Hallobo08 K


  • Natalie SThe bartender was excellent! She was friendly, funny, and attentive. Reasonably priced, good live music, and a good crowd. I will definitely be back, worth a visit.

    55555 by Natalie S


  • Carval8 SClassic and mil style place,... It is good to spend Friday or Saturday night there ,... They have live Irish music which starts at 8:30 every night, awesome

    55555 by Carval8 S


  • Arnold HThe boyfriend and I had a jolly good time here. Music and atmosphere was good. Our server had perfect timing. Their fish and chips was the best I ever had!

    55555 by Arnold H


  • Burke JI'd never been to an Irish pub before and after coming here, I would definitely come back. The vibe inside is great, especially if you're looking for a lively crowd. Good beer/drinks, great bar staff

    55555 by Burke J


  • Sena CI don't know if it's a regular thing or not, but every time I've gone in there's been live music. The food & service are good. The prices are reasonable. I make sure I go once every time I go to DC.

    55555 by Sena C


  • Carlton KLove Pat and his sing alongs: Always a fun time. A great place to meet up with friends.

    55555 by Carlton K


  • Imelda BSaturday night, great food, great entertainment. Crowded upstairs and downstairs. Love it.

    55555 by Imelda B


  • hugh DGreat brunch. Great prices.

    55555 by hugh D


  • Josepasqui98 BLove it! I had my best times at this place. The bar at night is great. People working there are awesome, and it attracts fun , young and great crowd. Drinks and late night menus are great too.

    55555 by Josepasqui98 B


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    55555 by Hamada S


  • Laura JThis is a fun, fun bar! Lots of great beer on tap and good food. Every time I've been in there's been a guitar singer with lots of sing alongs and interaction. Way too much fun!

    55555 by Laura J


  • Olly AI have been coming to Murphy's for about 8 years now for the Patriots games and it is always a great time. Prices are good, food is awesome and the staff is awesome.

    55555 by Olly A


  • Garcia63 JMet my friend and her dad her for a quick brunch on a Sunday around 11am. We all enjoyed the brunch specials for $9.95 consisting of Belgium Waffles, Crab Benedict, and Ham n Cheese Quiche.

    55555 by Garcia63 J


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    33333 by Hamada S


  • MMkay19 ATo the point: Murphy's is the spot for good food, good friends, and great atmosphere.

    55555 by MMkay19 A


  • Toni BGreat apps, atmosphere , drinks food and exceptional service. Always a good time. The staff is great, makes it always feel like a neighborhood pub.

    55555 by Toni B


  • Roy EdwardsLive Irish music and a solid beer selection. What's not to like?

    55555 by Roy Edwards


  • Lola YorkThey know how to pour a proper shot!

    33333 by Lola York


  • Jon D.Don't bother on weekends unless you like standing nut to butt and dealing with drunks

    33333 by Jon D.


  • Alison GTrivia night on Tuesdays is a lot of fun and not too difficult. There's also a ton of seating upstairs for large groups.

    55555 by Alison G


  • Tanner H.Skip the lunch specials. Nothing special. More expensive than standard options, and much smaller portions.

    55555 by Tanner H.


  • Alexey ShaczОтличное место! С большим дровяным камином, быстрым сервисом и холодным пивом.

    55555 by Alexey Shacz


  • Wicaksono AriefA cozy place to hangout in Old Town Alexandria. Try their soup..

    55555 by Wicaksono Arief


  • Brandon S.They pour a proper Guinness, it takes time.

    55555 by Brandon S.


  • Tyler M.Hard to go wrong with anything on the menu.

    55555 by Tyler M.


  • Tyler M.Great pub food.

    55555 by Tyler M.


  • DaveNow an official US Soccer bar!

    33333 by Dave


  • Dani TAtendimento bom... Comida péssima...

    55555 by Dani T


  • Michael KureyHouse pub ale is good!

    55555 by Michael Kurey


  • Chris S.Fish and chips are great.

    55555 by Chris S.


  • Penni L.Music and Fun!!

    55555 by Penni L.


  • Anthony Z.Steak Thursday is a must! Shrimp Killarney and Irish egg rolls start you off just right, While the fish and chips are just about perfect! Come for food, great music and a great staff!

    55555 by Anthony Z.


  • طريق ا.it is perfect

    55555 by طريق ا.


  • Bitches Who B.The Bitches Say: B. The grade would have been a C, but Murphy’s Irish Pub has the character, the amazing staff, and a great brunch deal. But please, get me an authentic Irish brekkie.

    55555 by Bitches Who B.


  • Juana M.Food was OK but the waiter had a BIG attitude problem. We won't come back...

    11111 by Juana M.


  • Will M.Old Bay Chicken Wings. I never knew such a thing existed but I'm glad it does.

    55555 by Will M.


  • shane S.smithwicks on tap. Live music.

    55555 by shane S.


  • Katrina C.Thursday night steak specials are pretty great, and the crab cakes were awesome. I would definitely return to this place if I'm in Alexandria again.

    55555 by Katrina C.


  • Becky M.Great Brunch Menu......one of my all time favorites in Alexandria

    55555 by Becky M.


  • Becky M.Best Irish Pub in DC.....love their Scallops :)

    55555 by Becky M.


  • Stefano A.Sam Adams and fries! Awesome

    55555 by Stefano A.


  • AnnaMary P.Come for Sunday brunch. The food is awesome especially shrimp and grits!

    55555 by AnnaMary P.


  • Burak A.Nothing bad to say about this place. It is just PERFECT! Cheers!

    55555 by Burak A.


  • Alicia O.Always a great place to stop in and enjoy. I wish they carried Crispin Cider or Strongbow on tap. Catch Pat Garvey if you can.

    55555 by Alicia O.


  • Greg S.Irish meat and potato pie

    55555 by Greg S.


  • Kristian M.Luck of the Irish! Love their sandwiches. :)

    55555 by Kristian M.


  • William V.Half price burgers 4-9 Tuesdays

    55555 by William V.


  • Tracy A.Great food! Great service..traditional Irish food, super good. This place is hoppin!

    55555 by Tracy A.


  • Joshua B.Carlsberg on Tap. I was in heaven.

    55555 by Joshua B.


  • Edmar R.Wings weren't that good but the fries are. Good service. Loud as expected on the weekends even without the band playing

    55555 by Edmar R.


  • Kevin M.Bitches makin' out and shit.

    22222 by Kevin M.


  • Matt M.ALICE? WHO THE FUCK IS ALICE?

    22222 by Matt M.


  • Leslie M.Great pub, good food, great drinks, great Irish bands. Can't go wrong here

    55555 by Leslie M.


  • Matt M.Avoid crazy blonde chicks that are bi-polar.

    22222 by Matt M.


  • Marcia F.The waitress asked us i we wanted steak or chicken for our nachos... Failed to inform us it's $5 extra for this. We took the difference out of her tip.

    22222 by Marcia F.


  • Menna Y.Food was great but terrible service!

    22222 by Menna Y.


  • TracyOmg the French dip sandwich is perfect!! Roast beef done perfectly!

    55555 by Tracy


  • KevinGreat Irish pub I'm the heart of Old Town. Wednesday Special ~ wings (.40 per).

    55555 by Kevin


  • Ryan E.Cheap and good with lots of beer selections

    55555 by Ryan E.


  • Donna M.Ribs are dry but the beer is great!

    55555 by Donna M.


  • Jeff M.Gotta have the brunch

    55555 by Jeff M.


  • JaneDecent water

    22222 by Jane


  • jenna o.a surprising lack of irish pub songs tonight...kind of a let down.

    55555 by jenna o.


  • Melissa BlakeslyBest happy hour prices for Jameson in the area!

    55555 by Melissa Blakesly


  • JohnAlexandria's best restaurant and bar. period.

    55555 by John


  • Shawn K.The stew here is more like a vegetable soup. :-/

    33333 by Shawn K.


  • Jeung Hwa H.Amazing brunch specials!

    55555 by Jeung Hwa H.


  • Andrew D.Champaign breakfast!

    55555 by Andrew D.


  • Brannan G.Great atmosphere ! As well as great beer

    55555 by Brannan G.


  • Michelle BroughtonGet here now if you want a seat!

    55555 by Michelle Broughton


  • Anthony Z.The Irish Stew and the Fish and Chips and the Steak on thursday are all done well and good portions.

    55555 by Anthony Z.


  • Karen L.The most New England Patriot friendly place in town.

    55555 by Karen L.


  • Domingos R.This is THE place to watch the NE Patriots in the DC area.

    55555 by Domingos R.


  • Steve G.Go upstairs, and sing as loud as you can!

    55555 by Steve G.


  • Dana MTry a Green Leprechaun

    55555 by Dana M


  • ChristineExcellent brunch! Best deal in Old Town!!

    55555 by Christine


  • Michele B.Great place after the Annual Scottish Walk... lots of men in kilts and live fife and drum music! Scotland forever today at this Irish pub.

    55555 by Michele B.


  • Chris G.Good calamari, great crowd, grab a Guiness or Killians!

    55555 by Chris G.


  • RickBrilliant. Lovely.

    55555 by Rick


  • David TTaxi Magic!

    55555 by David T


  • Alexandria C$14.95 Steak Night at Murphy's Irish Pub every Thursday from 5pm-9pm. Filets, Primerib, Ribeye, T-Bone and New York Strip are some of the tender steaks we offer. Don't to forget H-H from 4pm-7pm, M-F.

    55555 by Alexandria C


  • Terilee007Great brunch on Sundays until 2 p.m. Very nice wait staff too!

    55555 by Terilee007


  • Matt L.Get the Murphy burger medium rare

    33333 by Matt L.


  • Alexandria CIt's Margarita's Monday from 3pm-7pm today...Come in and take advantage of this great offer.

    55555 by Alexandria C


  • Cheri B.A good place for a bad time.

    55555 by Cheri B.


  • Alexandria C$4.25 16oz Cuervo Margarita's Monday from 3pm-7pm

    55555 by Alexandria C


  • Runnin' DonnaGet a snake bite- dark.

    55555 by Runnin' Donna


  • Alexandria CAsk you server about half priced food items from 4pm-7pm, Monday-Friday

    33333 by Alexandria C


  • Brad LMake sweet love down by the fire.

    55555 by Brad L


  • Mike K.25 cent wings! !!!

    55555 by Mike K.


  • John R.Closed the bar here many nights. Great crowd, awesome music & Irish cidar on tap. If you're here for dinner, you can't go wrong with the Jameson's Strip Steak.

    55555 by John R.


  • Dawn S.Tuesday night trivia!

    55555 by Dawn S.


  • Amy A.Awesome fish and chips! Keep the Guinness coming!

    55555 by Amy A.


  • Veronica K.Disgusting! People smoking while you eat!

    22222 by Veronica K.


  • DC After FiveExcellent fireplace for the cold months

    55555 by DC After Five


  • Mike P.Watch out for a crazy chick that goes there. Her name is Kat Henface.

    33333 by Mike P.


  • Kyle G.Try the spinach and artichoke dip its good

    55555 by Kyle G.


  • Kelly H.Go to Murphy's Irish Pub during the week to meet the dedicated customers, listen to live music and avoid the insane crowds of Saturday nights.

    55555 by Kelly H.


  • Runnin' DonnaWatch the Pats upstairs. Just get there early!

    55555 by Runnin' Donna


  • Sallie B.Had a Bailey's and Coffee outside in the dusk, very nice.

    55555 by Sallie B.


  • MacMeat and potato pie. 'Nuff said.

    55555 by Mac


  • MacPub Trivia on Tuesday nights at 8pm, but you probably want to get there around 7:30pm at the latest in order to get a table.

    55555 by Mac


  • JandeeHang out at Murphy's Irish Pub on a Saturday night. Drink Guinness while everyone sings and claps to traditional Irish songs - great atmosphere!

    55555 by Jandee


  • Chris D.My favorite place to watch the Patriots! Nice to see so many New Englanders. At the 1 o'clock games they have brunch - the eggs benedict are delicious.

    55555 by Chris D.


  • AlexisBest place outside NE to watch Patriots football

    55555 by Alexis


  • Christopher D.Best Patriots bar in DC.

    55555 by Christopher D.


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