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O'Rourke's Public House

1044 E Angela Blvd, South Bend, IN 46617-1374
+1 574-251-0355
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Opens in 26 min
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1044 E Angela Blvd, South Bend, IN 46617-1374
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very average food with even worse service. A quick lunch turned into a 2 hour meal. Waiter was nowhere to be found, food was delayed then brought out to table piece meal so we were all eating at different times. Meals didn’t come out as...More

Thank kmm1021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the food was great-large portions, the service was great- the atmosphere was great- we really enjoyed everything about dinner- it was a bit pricey but for date night it was ok

Thank 971cynthiat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table for 9 in advance on a Sunday night. We were stuck through in the room to the rear. Seems Sunday night is ‘wings’ night. Our order had wings but lots of other entrees and sides too. After an hour, two sides...More

Thank Talamhgirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice bar and restaurant. We did not eat but sat at the bar and had a couple of beers. The staff was very nice and the atmosphere was great.

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 24 February 2018

We ate here recently during a hockey tournament with a large group: PROS - service was fast and good. very efficient. Food came out quickly. CONS - food was average at best but overall disappointing. The fish and chips, usually the hallmark dish of an...More

Thank EricJohnson54_40
Reviewed 10 February 2018

We ate here while visitng our daughter at school and the service was excellent! The staff is friendly and the food is fresh and delicious. We will be back on our next visit to town!

Thank caram912
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Went here for a team outing. The food was good, when we finally got a table! We had a reservation, but the hostess didn't have any tables available. After an hour of waiting, we were able to get several small tables, broken up. The food...More

Thank quebonitaesestavida
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Nice placy on Eddy Street, typical good pub food, nice staff. Gets very busy on game weekends, but you can't beat the location and atmosphere

Thank LAT681
Reviewed 7 December 2017

When to eat here with my family and was a bit surprised mort bar foods are good but nothing special but here the food was very good and the service was also good which a lot of times is hard to find both. Their menu...More

Thank Randy L
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We Googled restaurants close to Notre Dame and this one popped up. We really enjoyed the energy of the people (all ND fans) and the music. The bar area was filled with fans ready to party. We had our granddaughter with us so we sat...More

Thank gosteelers81
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
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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