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McGonigel's Mucky Duck

#536 of 7,324 Restaurants in Houston}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹, , American
2425 Norfolk St, Houston, TX 77098-4113
+1 713-528-5999
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Bar, Pub, American, Irish
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2425 Norfolk St, Houston, TX 77098-4113
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been going to Mucky Duck for years. We enjoy the small venue, friendly atmosphere, good food, good entertainment and St. Patrick's Day celebration every year. The one thing that we find irritating is their tipping charge practices. Once in the past, we paid...More

Thank debOheck
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I have been going to the Mucky Duck since year 2 of their opening. In the early days it was for their wide selection of tap beers and live music but now days it is for a quiet lunch. My go to meal is the...More

Thank 39guyj
McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you 39guyj! Ms. Bonnie was tickled pink when we showed her your review of her wonderful cooking! We love that you shared your kind words about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers, thank you! Warm regards, Rusty, Teresa, Shane and all the ducklings

Reviewed 11 April 2017

love this place! food is awesome, staff super nice, they have live entertainment on Wednesdays. Its a fun place. Their Shepherds pie is awesome, worth to try it.

Thank ANA H
McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you Ana! How nice of you to share your kind words about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. We love to hear that you enjoy our Shepherd's pie! Again, many thanks! Warmest Regards, Rusty, Teresa, Shane and all the ducklings

Reviewed 2 March 2017

Had lunch there a couple times. It was usually quiet at lunch, but it gets BUSY in the evenings for the shows. The food is always good, and the service very friendly and down-to-earth.

Thank exquisitEXPLORATIONS
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Great place to listen to live music in Houston. Wednesday is open mike so if you play or sing, just place yourself on their list! Good variety of music from Country to Plenas, fun!More

Thank evamariacampo
McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2016

Dear EvaMaria, Thank you for sharing your kind words about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. So happy to hear that you enjoy our game night and Irish Session on Wednesdays. We hope you will come often and always find the Duck a fun place to...More

Reviewed 29 October 2016

Tasty sheperd's pie, great place to hear live music in a small, intimate venue! The service is good too. If you can, pick an earlier show if you want to eat and not be too hungry!More

Thank Melody M
McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2016

Dear Melody, We were happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Duck! Thank you for sharing your experience with the readers of TripAdvisor. We hope that you will continue to visit the Duck and that each experience will be a wonderful one!...More

Reviewed 15 August 2016

Nice place to chill while visiting Houston...Clean and Friendly...Had appetizers and a few drinks...Little off the beaten path but worth the effort...Highly recommend!More

Thank John R
McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2016

Dear JRing2016, So happy to know that you sought out the Duck on your visit to Houston. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with TripAdvisor readers-we appreciate your recommendation and we do hope that the next time you visit Houston you...More

Reviewed 10 August 2016

Legendary fish n chips plus more Irish food, awesome music, time stood still very homey &fun! Awesome beers on tap great musicians have graced this place.More

Thank Thepugtraveler
McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2016

Dear Traveler, Thank you for sharing your kind words about the Duck with Trip Advisor readers. We are delighted to hear that you enjoy our fish and chips and the music. We do hope that you will return often. Again, many thanks! Rusty, Teresa, Shane...More

Reviewed 3 August 2016

In all candor, I have played at MMD before so you might find this review slanted. It is a very intimate room with plenty of good seating. They bring in acts that are a cut above the regular club acts around town without going to...More

Thank samhous2n
McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2016

Dear Sam, It's lovely to hear that musicians who play the Duck appreciate the venue. Thank you for sharing your kind words about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. We hope that you will continue to enjoy the Duck for many years to come. Warmly, Rusty,...More

Reviewed 28 April 2016

Mid-week lunch at the laid back Mucky Duck brought a pleasant surprise: Everything we ordered was excellent, which has not always been the case in the past. While we were extremely satisfied with the food, we have to make note of the service, which was...More

Thank Thomas M
McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2016

Thomas, So happy to hear that you found your lunch at the Duck a pleasant experience. Thank you for taking time to share your thoughts about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. We do hope that you will come again. Many thanks, Rusty, Teresa, Shane and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 34
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, American, Irish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2425 Norfolk St, Houston, TX 77098-4113
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-528-5999
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Description
McGonigel's Mucky Duck is an intimate listening room for nationally known touring acts by evening and a warm, inviting Irish pub by day.
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