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McGonigel's Mucky Duck

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Neighborhood: Greenway/ Upper Kirby
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Address: 2425 Norfolk Street, Houston, TX 77098-4113
Phone Number: 1-713-528-5999
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am

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Just came for dinner & its open mic

Came across n for some food and drinks t turns out to be open mic and for a Monday, that's awesome. Solid food and cool vibe. Definitely will be back

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Greg M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Came across n for some food and drinks t turns out to be open mic and for a Monday, that's awesome. Solid food and cool vibe. Definitely will be back

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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this review

Dear Greg M- Thanks for taking the time to send a nice note to TripAdvisor readers about your Duck experience. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your visit and are pleased to know that you plan to drop by again-perhaps you will take the stage and participate in the Open Mic on your next visit! Again, many thanks!... More 

Bergen Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The Duck is thhe perfect pub venue for a great selection of drinks, particularly local handcrafted ales where they are one of a few that use a hand drawn cask and keg system in the Houston area. Their food is not your average pub fare and suits many tastes. You will find fun and friendly staff and check the music... More 

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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this review

Dear Curtis- Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. It is nice to know that you appreciate the handcrafted and cask drawn ales and that you notice the efforts made to provide a listening environment. We hope that you will continue to visit the Duck and again, thank you for your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

I moved to Houston 15 years ago, primarily wanting to live in a city that afforded lots of live regional/original music. I knew very few people, so the Mucky Duck became my "home away from home" as the owners, staff and regular patrons made me feel so welcome. It is still my favorite music venue, and the food, wine and... More 

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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this review

Dear Lori, We just saw your review of the Duck and wanted to thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. We love hearing that you feel like the Duck is your "home away from home" and we hope that you will always feel that way. Thank you for your kind words.... More 

Houston, Texas
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Great place for an amazing lunch ( Mark Portugal sandwich), even better for dinner and a show. The Duck never disappoints. Listen to artists in an intimate venue. This is not the place to come and yack yack- be polite to the artists when they are playing or go on the lovely deck outside. Undoubtedly the best place for live... More 

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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this review

Dear Michele- Thank you for sharing your kind words about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers! We are so happy to hear that your experiences have all been good ones-we will make every effort to always live up to your expectations of us. We hope that you will continue to enjoy the Duck for many years to come. Warmest Regards, Rusty,... More 

Llano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

McDougall's Mucky Duck is a must visit while in Houston if you enjoy great live entertainment, good food, and people who make sure you feel welcome when you visit.

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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this review

Dear Terrie D- We want to thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. It is always nice to hear that someone has enjoyed the music and the food but it is especially gratifying to know that you feel the warmth of our welcome. Cead Mile Failte (one hundred thousand welcomes) is... More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

don't miss a show and dinner at the mucky duck! small venue with great artists and fantastic food. a houston institution!

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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this review

Dear Texbasque, Thank you for sharing your kind words about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. We are so happy to hear that you like the music, the food and us! Next Monday, June 1st is our 25th birthday, we hope you will drop in a celebrate this special day with us! Warm Regards, Rusty, Teresa, Shane and all the ducklings More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Went there with family to enjoy them and local talent, not big name entertainers, but found we could not have conversation and enjoy the music, must be silent. I found this strange for a place that calls itself a pub. Not a place to go with friends for a fun night.

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Middlebury, Connecticut, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

The Mucky Duck is a great place to hear live music. Parking is plentiful, the greeting is a warm one, there are no bad seats, table service is excellent, and the beer list outstanding. We did not have dinner so I cannot comment on the food. The website states that dinner reservations are given preferential seating but no tables are... More 

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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this review

Walter, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments about your visit to the Duck withTrip Advisor readers. We are glad to hear that you had a chance to see the Mastersons in concert. They often travel with Steve Earle so you may see them in your part of the country one day soon. We do hope that... More 

Isle of Man
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The Mucky Duck is a great little bar and venue. They do good quality bar food and have a good range of beers and wines. However the music and atmosphere are priceless. I went twice when in town to the open mike night and the Irish music night. A real treat if you enjoy live music, good food, friendly atmosphere... More 

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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this review

Manx- Thank you for sharing your thoughts about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. We were pleased to read that you visited twice while in Houston. If you find yourself in Houston again we do hope that you will return and say "hi" so that we can thank you personally for your kind words. Many thanks, Rusty, Teresa, Shane and all... More 

Livingston, Louisiana, United States
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Came here because it was right down the street from our hotel. There was live music, and the place was packed. Good place to go if you want to sit back, relax while having a beer and enjoy some great music.

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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this review

Aunjelle, Thank you for sharing your nice thoughts about the Duck with fellow TripAdvisor readers. We are so pleased to know that you chose the Duck during your visit to Houston and we hope you will come this way again soon. We love Louisiana and realize that you folks recognize fun places-so it a great compliment that you enjoyed the... More 

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Additional Information about McGonigel's Mucky Duck

Address: 2425 Norfolk Street, Houston, TX 77098-4113
Phone Number: 1-713-528-5999
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Greenway/ Upper Kirby
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am

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