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JK O'Donnell's

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$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub
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121 West Wayne Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
+1 260-420-5563
11:00 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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90 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was with a large group of ladies -- we were in a private room and the service was unbelievably slow. The table I was at waited an hour for our food -- in fact, another of our tables was getting their checks while we had yet to be served. The food - when it finally came - was acceptable,... More 

Thank DixieLB
Indianapolis, Indiana
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to JKs this past weekend. Fish and chips were good. Also need to get the Pimms cup. Busy weekend and bar was filled but we were served in good time.

Thank Dorothy B
Spencerville, Indiana
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52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I wanted to check this place out with some friends of ours so we went for dinner on a Wednesday evening. It was nice and quiet, not too busy. The atmosphere was nice. My husband started out with a dark lager. He enjoyed it. The menu was full of typical Irish pub fair like Shepherd's Pie, Bangers... More 

Thank Mart S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and a worker from the city of fort wayne had a delightful Lunch here.David was our server and me being me I always ask what's your favorite dish and he suggested the banger mash. Oh my oh my he sure was right about how delicious it was and definitely worth coming back for more the same day !hahah they... More 

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Merrillville, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So amazing!! We lived in the UK for 4 years and I have fully missed Irish/English meals. This Pub was the closet to authentic UK food I've had state side and will be returning. Service was amazing as well!

Thank Courtney A
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Met a friend for dinner and beers. Menu is full of Irish favorites. The drink menu is larger than the food menu. Had the Shepherds Pie and Bangers and Mash. Really authentic Irish food. Great selection of beers. Great service. Will be back!

Thank Walter S
Fort Wayne, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Always good food and beer selections. House chips are fantastic. Bangers and Mash are enough to feed two people

Thank FredMcK
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The food is great. The leek soup is wonderful. The itty bitty cabbages would make almost anyone like brussel sprouts. There are oodles of great beverages.

Thank andihamfam5
Ft Wayne, IN
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We walked there from The Golden after dinner. Easy walk around downtown, even on a cold night. This place is one of our favorites for a final drink for the evening. So many choices, you can find something for everyone. Signature cocktails, flights, draughts, you name it, they got it. I love the fact that the place is multi generational... More 

Thank Ft_Wayne_mom
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We met friends for lunch at a great local Fort Wayne Irish Pub. While there the Shrine fund raiser pub crawl was attending in full force. A friend of mine happened in dressed up as Cousin Eddie from the National Lampoon movie. A great time for us all. Great food, I had the Shepherd's pie. We also love the bangers... More 

Thank Alan A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 West Wayne Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 260-420-5563
A Wee Bit of Ireland in Downtown Fort Wayne

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?