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JK O'Donnell's

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121 West Wayne Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
+1 260-420-5563
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Description: A Wee Bit of Ireland in Downtown Fort Wayne

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    Very good
  • 16
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Scotch eggs, Bangers & Mash, Shepherd's Pie

This place has the great food folks expect at an Irish Pub and some American items for my less adventurous food loving daughter. This is a place we often take out of town visitors to eat. Call ahead if you have underage members in your party, because the "family" room is also the room for private... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Melissa H
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This place has the great food folks expect at an Irish Pub and some American items for my less adventurous food loving daughter. This is a place we often take out of town visitors to eat. Call ahead if you have underage members in your party, because the "family" room is also the room for private parties, so you might... More 

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Fort Wayne, IN USA
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We have been to JK's several times and have usually left satisfied. This place has an Irish pub atmosphere with a side family room with large stone fireplace and outside seating for nice weather. It is located in downtown Fort Wayne. This time around, we ordered fish and chips and were divided on the results. My husband was completely satisfied... More 

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Berne, Indiana
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Great Irish pub. The portion sizes are decent for the money. They have some authentic Irish dish's that make for a fun lunch or dinner.

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Fort Wayne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

One of our favorite "specialty" restaurants in Fort Wayne. Have never had anything I didn't like! The Bangers and Mash are to die for! Even their salads are delicious! They make their own dressings...and they're awesome! Great selection of beers and spirits. And I can't leave without have a Celtic Crossing! Cheers!

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Convoy, Ohio
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57 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We were looking for something different and wandered in here. We found a great little place that we've returned to. I got the Irish fare, but my kids got burgers and chicken strips, and we all were very happy with the results. It is a beautiful, carefully done pub that is impressive in it's decor and attention to detail. The... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Hadn't been here in a while, but it is still just as nice. I love the appetizers and Irish stew and the vast drink selection!

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We have not only enjoyed lunches, dinners and music here but also have held a large family event. Yes, sometimes it is cheek to jowl crowded and you may have a bit of a wait to be seated and served but this is almost always on Friday and Saturday evenings and don't even think about going on St. Patrick's Day... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

If you want rude bar tenders, awful food, and fake Irish accidents, I guess this is your cup of tea. Unequivally the worst Shepard pie I've ever had, which is an English dish fyi. Had English footy on the telly, Coleman Mustard on the bar, and the gentleman behind the bar, with an awful forced Irish brogue wouldn't serve us... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Whether you are hanging out at the bar, gathered around the table by tv's watching soccer ... Or cozier up at the two seater by the fireplace (our favorite spot!) this bar has it all! The food is excellent ... Grab a side of the whiskey hot sauce for your potato wedges (yum!) grab a baby Guinness shot ... And... More 

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Woodstock, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I sat at the bar for dinner and was greeted by a charming bartender (Irish, of course). The place is comfortable, fun and friendly but the fish and chips I had were terrible! Soggy breading that tasted like old cooking oil, the same for the fries. I loved the potato and leek soup. Great place for drinks but eat elsewhere!

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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, Pub

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: Irish, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Bar scene, Large groups

Description

A Wee Bit of Ireland in Downtown 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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?