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O'Rourke's Public House

) #16 of 246 Restaurants in South Bend ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Irish,
1044 E Angela Blvd, South Bend, IN 46617-1374
+1 574-251-0355
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (28 reviews)
Opens in 4 min
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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1044 E Angela Blvd, South Bend, IN 46617-1374
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here yesterday as the place was clean, and the service was good. I ordered the boneless chicken wings which were very very small compared to other places. It tasted good otherwise. The French onion soup presentation wise was excellent , on the opposite end...More

Thank cdub1382
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for late lunch while traveling back to Tn. from Wisc. College towns generally have an abundance of restaurant options. Because of the time, it was fairly empty. Service was decent and the grub was pretty good.

Thank plaindriver1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Husband and granddaughter had bangers and mash, there was nothing left! I had the turkey sandwich, quite tasty. Do recommend for food, and atmosphere.

Thank Starla B
O'Rourke's H, Manager at O'Rourke's Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit, we hope you join us again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have not been to O'Rourkes and a couple of years it is worth trying again. The Navarre Groups has improved the food and the service. They have increased their Irish offerings. THe list of Irish Whiskeys is impressive. I have eaten the Shepherd's...More

Thank sipeswoman
Reviewed 12 June 2017

A lively setting for a large group. We were part of a large wedding party. Lots of space, great music from the juke box and an attentive bar tender makes this a great stop for the party train.

Thank Carrie F
O'Rourke's H, Manager at O'Rourke's Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

We're glad you had a great time, hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 7 June 2017

I was in town for my college reunion and decided to go here for something to eat the first night since the dining part of the reunion only went from Friday morning to Sunday morning. I looked on TripAdvisor to see what was in this...More

Thank BerlinG-ParisF
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome except for hostess who literally rolled her eyes at us multiple times, sat us in the smoking section (without asking) and I think is hard of hearing because while following her to the table I said "Miss" multiple times to get her attention and...More

Thank C001
O'Rourke's H, Manager at O'Rourke's Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

We are very sorry to hear about your experience with our host staff, and will make sure to speak with all of our hosts about the above issues. We appreciate you bringing this to our attention so we can continue to work towards bettering our...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Pub is fine, but pretty standard. Good food and drinks, you have to wait awhile though if they get busy. The other patrons were really friendly and everyone seemed to be having a good time. As an out of towner it's always fun to...More

Thank wacostage
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Needed an infusion of bangers and mash, was more than satisfied with the food. The four sausages paired well with the potato's and the stout sauce was outstanding. They know how to properly pour a Guinness here, loved the other choices of food on the...More

Thank tom b
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Stopped in for an early dinner and was seated quickly. Wait staff was very attentive and food was good. They have the usual burgers,sandwiches, irish dishes and a few other american entrees. A good place to stop for Irish whiskey varieties and beer or just...More

Thank karen m
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Questions & Answers
Suzanne M
28 March 2017|
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Response from O'Rourke's H | Property representative |
We are taking reservations before 5pm but will not be accepting reservations for rest of weekend due to graduation.
30 December 2016|
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Response from Lynn K | Reviewed this property |
They do have a small back room where they are able to fit large parties, however, as stated above, it may depend on community/Notre Dame activities. Calling would be best.
Martin O
25 July 2016|
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Response from O'Rourke's H | Property representative |
Great question, we open at 8AM on home game Saturdays. we always suggest arriving early to grab a seat and enjoy our Bloody Marys. Cheers!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1044 E Angela Blvd, South Bend, IN 46617-1374
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-251-0355
  • E-mail
O'Rourke's Public House is a locally owned Irish bar located across from the beautiful University of Notre Dame. With a fantastic family friendly atmosphere, a large patio overlooking the home of the Fighting Irish, two full bars, and great late night options, O'Rourke's is the perfect spot for drinks with friends, fans, and family.
Check out our weekly pub activities: Trivia(Monday), Karaoke(Tuesday), Opinionation(Wednesday), Mike Brey Radio Show or Brian Kelly Radio Show(Thursdays during season).
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