Dougherty's Restaurant & Pub

5 E. Ellsworth Ave.
Denver, CO 80209
Dougherty's Restaurant & Pub +

Britt Chester


  • Monday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
  • $$
  • Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Brunch
  • Full bar
  • Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Metered Parking, Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted
Dougherty's is a neighborhood pub that caters to the entire neighborhood -- the young and the old, the hip and the square, the firemen, the drunks and the industry people. It's kid-friendly, pet-friendly, family-friendly and drunk-friendly, with cheap lunches all day and happy-hour specials at the bar. The bartenders here pour some of the strongest drinks in the entire city, and when the time comes for soaking up that firewater, Dougherty's also has an excellent pub kitchen, a nice dining room separated from the bar, and a menu that's better than you'd expect. Just past the small front patio sits a cozy three-room pub serving up typical Irish food and drink (think Guinness paired with bangers and mash) along with the not-so traditional (like a prosciutto-and-cheese creation called "Leprechaun Lollipops"). Brunch is also a big draw for the pub, offering the usual egg-centered fare plus sweeter items such as French toast. Dougherty's feels like a nice, comfortable neighborhood bar: perfect for a pint.

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