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O'Rourke's Public House

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Irish,
1044 E Angela Blvd, South Bend, IN 46617-1374
+1 574-251-0355
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pretzel bites” (9 reviews)
“burgers” (18 reviews)
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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 25 September 2016 via mobile

We ate there while dropping our son back to Nd. Food was very good,especially the Shepard pie. Weate outside when it started to rain so we had to move our table under an awning. Service was a bit slow but we were not in any...More

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Very busy atmosphere. Was kinda disappointed in the food. But there was a game going on. Maybe try it again when not so busy.

Thank Cristopher C
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Good food. wonderful drink specials. fun pub games. good college atmosphere for hanging out. quality karaoke times.

Thank Dana D
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nice spot to grab a bite or a brew across the street from campus. They had half priced apps on Thursday night and at $5, the pretzel bites w/dipping sauce was a huge hit.

Thank Rich P
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We visited Notre Dame and stumbled upon O'Rourkes. Located on Eddy street with several other stores and restaurants. I was looking forward to authentic Irish cuisine. Most was on the menu and I chose Shepard's Pie. I was hoping for more and wished it had...More

Thank emmaretto
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We hit the week that all of the college kids had returned, so it was full of celebrating students which definitely took away from our enjoyment as they were very noisy. The food was good, but not excellent Irish food.

Thank katherine a
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Great food. Prices are fair. The only thing was that it was quite noisy. I liked the decor. I would highly recommend it.

Thank mpr1230
Reviewed 30 August 2016

While traveling cross country, we found this restaurant online and the Trip Advisor reviews were good, so we traveled a ways to get to it. The first problem was that, although their website said "full menu available till 11:30 pm on Sundays," when we arrived...More

Thank Gail S
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We came here on a Sunday afternoon. Service was great the food was good, burgers, salads, a few Irish dishes, large portions also. The only complaint absolutely freezing inside!The temperature was 87 outside -artic inside!We witnessed a local in Long sleeves with a North Face...More

Thank Tbone109
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

O'Roarke's makes excellent fries and chips. Their fare is predominantly pub food, so I would say that having excellent potato-based sides an appetizers is important. The 'loaded fries' are particularly good, and I'm quite certain that we'll be back for them and whatever they serve...More

Thank Brian B
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Questions & Answers
Suzanne M
28 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
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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