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The 51st state Bar and Grill

200 Argyll Street, Dunoon PA23 7HA, Scotland
+44 1369 705550
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (53 reviews)
“fajitas” (10 reviews)
“salad bowl” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 00:00 Hours
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
200 Argyll Street, Dunoon PA23 7HA, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited the 51st State with my husband and 3 grandchildren on Saturday 5th January 2019 for a evening meal. The choice of menu for both adults & children was very good, as well you know going out for a meal with kids can be...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank angelaxx129
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eat here often good American and Italian style bar/restaurant Salad bowls and burgers excellent. The bar is American style with loads of memorabilia.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MaggieC646
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit in December for drinks and a meal and I had Carbonara and my wife had A pasta dish, it was delicious and the cajun chips were tasty ! Not a crumb left on our plates,the service was great and the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MDW1Argyll
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

food average , chose the burger thinking it would be a safe bet . It was ok, a little dry but ok. wine awful, I asked for a glass, not sure what it was but I couldn’t drink mine and that’s a first .. little...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ireneski123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Confused really by some previous negitive comments?? We were travelling around Scotland with friends earlier this month (December 2018) & arriving quite late in a town called Dunoon, we were looking for somewhere to eat & were recommended to try a restaurant called the 51st...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

My partner fancied this place. We had fish combo which was not bad. I ordered bbq chicken salad. Pile of salad inc coleslaw in a bowl with chicken breast and bbq sause. Bit of a mess actually. My partner had Bolognese pizza which was swimming...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank kellymX1424LU
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Burger was limp and the chips weren't cooked properly. Waited 20 minutes for the bill while the staff stood up at the bar gossiping.

Date of visit: October 2018
5  Thank silverfox755
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Went to a lovely american style bar in Dunoon. Had traditional favourites, Spaghetti bolognaise first night and baked potato the second. Large portions and ever so tasty. Looks rather dark inside, but ones inside you see that it adds to experience. Highly recommended for those...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank highlander507
Reviewed 16 October 2018

This restaurant has a Hollywood style to the decor, there are many posters and items adorning the walls to have a look at whilst you are waiting for food to arrive. We were told immediately that there was a 40minute wait for food, but as...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ellie H
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

My friend + I visited here on 12th Oct on a very wet and windy night. On first impressions it was an American themed joint! We were shown to a booth and given the menus by a pleasant young server. On looking around it was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 992sengam
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23 August 2018|
Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
I've only visited once, but I'd say yeah, it also has an Italian restaurant downstairs, has food for everyone, u wouldn't be disappointed
10 April 2018|
Response from Lee4nn | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately this restaurant is not dog friendly sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Argyll Street, Dunoon PA23 7HA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Cowal Peninsula  >  Dunoon
  • Phone Number: +44 1369 705550
  • E-mail
Dunoon's own American/Italian Bar & Grill Fantastic Homemade Burgers Sizzling Steaks Terrific Tex Mex Paninis, Wraps, Our Famous Milkshakes and much more And of course from our Italian Influence at La Cantina Downstairs our Fantastic Homemade Pizza selection and Pasta Favourites Food Served All Day Every Day Families Welcome Live Music Venue
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