Joe Mays

4.7
28 reviews
€30 and under
Irish
Joe May's is a family pub which has been on the go since 1865.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 28 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.7based on recent ratings
4.4
Food
4.8
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.4
Value
Noise · Moderate
95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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PhilJ
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Absolutely no complaint.Great experience, great value, great food and good, pleasant and prompt service.

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BerniA
Dublin
4 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great atmosphere as always

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happypunter
London
24 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Had been a while since being in Joe Mays, was pre-lockdown. So it was great to be back there. Service great and food was just right with a few drinks. Not surprised that with restrictions that it's difficult to get a table here and I got lucky.

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Kevj
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place for a quiet pint. Open sandwich is excellent.

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MaryB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Celebrating daughters birthday. Booked table for 2.30 pm for the 1.45 mins. Every table has a hand sanitizer on it and the place is spotless. We were given our table and offered drinks. Staff gave us a few minutes before we had to order our sandwiches, but were very attentive though not intrusive. Lovely food, great staff and overall lovely atmosphere. Thank you.

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JohnS
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2020
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience4

Joe Mays has always been a great place to go to to meet friends. These changed circumstances have certainly changed the experience, but it was great to be able to get in there again after so very long.

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Foodie
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great spot for a pint and some food- Chowder, or soup, sandwich & crisps or the lovely smoked salmon& crab salad.They don't rush you and it has a
very calm atmosphere .

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MartinaH
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 13 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great staff, nothing like a pint and a toastie, it was perfect.

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FranF
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 13 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our local and the best experience we could expect during this time.
Really enjoyable all round

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great to be back at Joe's. Long may it last. Cheers

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Willo
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Simple menu, no fuss, lovely pints, still feels like a pub 👌🏼

JM
JMK2001
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 10 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Lovely visit to Joe May's, delicious chowder and open seafood sandwich .

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Andrew
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall1Food1Service3Ambience1

How this pub can be allowed serve the swill that we got is beyond me. Its very evident that the slop served up is only to adhere to the current restrictions put on pubs. Soup in a styrofoam cup can not be classed as a substantial meal and to cap it all ,pay €9 for the pleasure. Will never set foot in there again

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BernardH
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience2

it was good to support my local pub under very strange circumstances.

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DavyL
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always a great trip to Joe May’s. Great to have it open again !

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MikeyD
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

1st and definitely not the last visit, food was lovely, drinks were class and staff was ok the ball 👍🏻

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GlynisW
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Altogether a good experience Staff were very helpful and friendly

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

5 Star - Very enjoyable experience

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VickeyB
Dublin
8 reviews
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food in a friendly and relaxed environment. Great to have Joes back open! Excellent safety measures in place too.

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CiaranL
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Lovely to see Joe Mays open again. Lovely food and great pint!

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DavidC
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A very enjoyable evening. Very friendly staff . Good food and great pints.

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Sindey
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

Really enjoyed it, had chowder and an open crab sandwich which was lovely. There was no music, which would have been nice in the background. This would have contributed to the atmosphere, overall really nice will do it again soon. Staff were lovely 😊

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SarahR
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely staff, good atmosphere. Glad to see it open again.

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Benji
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2020
Overall3Food1Service4Ambience4

A plastic toasty and soup served in a cardboard cup for €12 was just taking the mickey out of regular visitors ,

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GwenB
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Safety measures were all in place
Food fantastic
Staff friendly
Brilliant your doors are back open

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FranF
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 26 August 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

A late change in booking time was very well dealt with by our host.
Once seated the evening was very enjoyable, with very nice menu choices.

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Siog
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I felt very safe and sound in Joe Mays. Donna came around and had a brief chat with everybody which was a nice touch. Open salmon and prawn sandwich was delicious. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend a visit to Joes.

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Sjfd76
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely food,friendly staff.

FAQs

Joe Mays is rated 4.7 stars by 28 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.