A Taste of Ireland

Rúla Búla is the real deal with a simple concept…A cozy historic pub and restaurant filled with time-honored relics, great food, perfect pints, a fine selection of whiskeys, live music, and jovial conversation.

Eat, Drink & Be Merry...

...for at Rúla Búla you will find more than good spirits at our award winning pub and restaurant. Our menus of traditional and modern Irish food, make dining at Rúla Búla a different experience every time.

Live Music at The Pub

Enjoy live entertainment throughout the week at Rúla Búla. We present a range of popular musicians from small acoustical to large band venues for your enjoyment. Check our calendar of events for upcoming schedules.

Pat's Run

The Annual Pat's Run Fundraising events at Rúla Búla begin 42 days leading up to day of the race. There is also a post Run Breakfast you can take part in honoring Pat Tillman. Commemorative glassware and Guinness pints are sold to benefit the Pat Tillman Foundation.

St. Patrick's Day

Celebrate in a big way by joining in with hundreds of your closest friends each St. Patrick's Day for the annual Rúla Búla festivities. Live music, great food and drink with just the right measure of Craic!

St. Patrick's Day Countdown

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401 S Mill Avenue, Tempe Arizona

Rúla Búla is located on Mill Avenue in Old Town Tempe at the foot of "A" mountain which is South of Tempe Town Lake near the Hayden Flour Mill. Located in the historic Andre Building which on the east side of Mill between Rio Salado Drive to the North and University Drive to the South.

From Loop 101: Exit Rio Salado Drive. Turn west continuing past the Arizona State University (ASU) football stadium to Mill Avenue. Travel south for 1 1/2 blocks to Rúla Bulla on the left (East) side of street.

From 202: Exit Priest or Scottsdale (Rural) road. Travel South to Rio Salado Parkway. From Priest turn left (East); From Scottsdale (Rural) road turn right (West) to Mill Avenue. Travel south for 1 1/2 blocks to Rúla Búla on the left (East) side of street.

From Hwy 60: Exit Mill Avenue North continuing past the Arizona State University (ASU) and University Drive. Travel North for 2 1/2 blocks to Rúla Búla on the right (East) side of street.

  Parking Facilities



Tempe Mission Palms Hotel Parking Lot: Located adjacent to Rúla Búla. 2 hour FREE PARKING for customers except Special Events.  Call the restaurant for parking meter codeOperated by the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel


201 S Ash Garage: Corner of Rio Salado & Ash 1 hour FREE PARKING Monday-Friday after 6pm; FREE all Day Saturday-Sunday except Special Events. 


City Hall Garage: 117 E 5th St. $1.50 with 2nd hour FREE PARKING Monday-Friday after 5pm with customer receipt of $10 or more; FREE from 8pm - 7am Monday-Friday except Special Events

Mill Avenue: Metered public parking along Mill Avenue until 10:00 p.m. $2.00 per hour. Generally, there are spaces available to the North, between the Rúla Búla and Tempe Town Lake.

Hayden Square Garage: Located on Third street which is 1/2 block North of Rúla Búla. From Mill Avenue turn West on Third Street traveling 1/2 block to garage entrance on left (South) side. First hour free, $1 each additional  half hour; $8 maximum. Event Parking as posted. Operated by ParkiT of Tempe

Fifth & Farmer Surface Lot: NE Corner of 5th and Farmer. Free Parking evenings after 6pm and weekends, excluding special events.

US Airways Parking Garage: Free parking. Located 111 W Rio Salado Pkwy. First hour free, $1.50 each hour; $12 daily maximum; Event parking as posted.

What They Say About Us

Best Nightlife
Readers Choice
Experience Arizona
Best Of Phoenix
Best Irish Pub
Best Fish 'N Chips
Best Shepherd's Pie
Best Pub Quiz
Phoenix New Times
Best Irish Pub
City Search
This is the kind of authentic pub where the fish 'n chips are cooking and the Guinness is always flowing. Arrive early and grab a table for your whole group on the outside patio. Great energy here, especially as the place starts to fill up.
North Valley Magazine
Tempe LVE their DRINKS… Rúla Búla: What’s not to love: The popular pub quiz on Wednesdays; live Irish music; great pub food; great St. Patrick’s Day party. 
Phoenix Magazine
"Best Taste of Ireland"
Whether you go for the Guinness or the grub, one thing’s for sure: You won’t want to leave this little piece of Ireland.
Adrienne Frank, Get Out
Irish indulgence, Mill Avenue's Rúla Búla amazes with superb cuisine, warm atmosphere.
Jennifer Weeks, College Times
Rúla Búla's bread pudding is made from scratch daily and is topped with a whiskey-spiked topping that will add a tangy zing to your taste buds.
Kathy Cano, Arizona Republic
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