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JK O'Donnell's

121 West Wayne Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
+1 260-420-5563
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Ranked #23 of 532 Restaurants in Fort Wayne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Irish
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: A Wee Bit of Ireland in Downtown Fort Wayne
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English first
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Comfortable pub atmosphere, great staff, extensive draft and bottled beer selection, great food. This is my go to place to relax after work.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you go, get a Bloody Mary…AMAZING! Spicy, strong and comes with an asparagus spear, pickle, candied bacon, celery. Maybe olives, I can't remember but its so good! Nice, calm, quiet atmosphere and good food. I recommend!

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Cambridge, Canada
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89 reviews 89 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

All the restaurants downtown were packed and we wound up at JK O'Donnell's twice! They were busy as well but were able to squeeze us in. Typical roadhouse/Irish Pub decor. The food was a cut above. Especially enjoyed the soups.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Great beer selection but the food was pretty gross. It was dry and cold. Great Irish place is ri ra. Wish we had one of those

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

As soon as you walk in the atmosphere grabs you, am I really in Fort Wayne? I am not a beer drinker but the rest of the group was buzzing about the beers available. Meals are not only great tasting but perfectly plated. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu but try and break away to try a... More

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food was great and well priced. The service was top notch and the ambiance is quaint. Great place to grab a quick bite at lunch.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

Good menu selection of Irish food and quite a long list of beer offerings. Bangers and mash, fish and chips, and shepherd's pie are all good. Save some room for the beer. Large bar in the front, with a family entrance hidden in the alley behind the building if your children aren't drinking.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Love the food, atmosphere, and beer! A regular stop for us and a place we bring guests. A great reason to come downtown!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The ambiance was awesome -- felt just like we were in Ireland. Wonderful Irish music and of course excellent food and drinks. We ate with younger children, so had to enter through the back as this is a bar. I believe that family hours end at 8:00 p.m. Can't wait to visit again!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Found this unexpectedly, and my husband had the Shepherds Pie, and I had the yellow fin tuna salad. Both absolutely FANTASTIC!! He said his was the best he has ever had. Mine had a fantastic presentation and taste. Plan to visit again. Atmosphere was relaxing and not rushed. Nice change!

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Additional Information about JK O'Donnell's

Address: 121 West Wayne Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone Number: +1 260-420-5563
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: Irish

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