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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 #21 of 540 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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

I've eaten in different parts of the world and this restaurant is DEFINITELY TOP on the list. Simply Excellent!

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Fort Wayne
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

J.K. O'Donnell's is not your average Irish Pub. The wait staff are friendly and helpful. The beers and whiskeys are abundant in variety and the beers on tap can be ordered in pints or half pints which is nice if you want to try several (for that matter, feel free to ask for a taste of any you are curious... More 

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fort wayne, Indiana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great atmosphere, excellent food and a pretty good drink selection make this an excellent place to dine or drink. Pub is pretty authentic Irish Pub decore. Beer selection is excellent. Never had a bad meal here. Weekends can get a bit crowded, but typical week night has always been a good time to go.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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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27 reviews 27 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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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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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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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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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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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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