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About Us

Dugan's Pub proudly opened its doors on Main Street March 15, 2003 after two months of hard work by founder and proprietor Timothy Patrick Dugan. Dugan's was a huge success, and with success comes growth. Tim decided to take advantage of a fantastic opportunity to relocate here in the French Broad Place which has been an incredibly positive move for guests and staff.

The pub re-opened on March 10, 2009.

After nine years of success Tim Dugan decided to retire, and on July 29, 2011 previously minority partners Ron and Sharon Gurtler became the proprietors.

From the 150 year-old barn wood and the Notre Dame memorabilia to the authentic Irish dishes and libations, we hope you find the rustic atmosphere true to an Irish pub. Take a look around at our Irish treasures collected over time from visits to Ireland, antique stores, gifts from patrons and friends alike.

The Dugan's Pub owners and staff appreciate all of the patrons who have made the pub such a great success over the years. The continued loyalty of our regulars and all of the behind-the-scenes efforts make our pub what it is today. Enjoy this 'wee bit of Ireland' that Dugan's has brought to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. We look forward to seeing you time and time again!

Do dheagh shlainte

Christopher Sean Lutz
Friend and Partner
September 7, 1976 ~ July 16, 2009