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McGinty's Public House and Restaurant

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911 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4402
301-587-1270
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Irish Pub in heart of Silver Spring

McGinty's is a two story Irish pub in the heart of Silver Spring. The room upstairs is much bigger and there was music entertainment on a Friday night we were there. The food was decent, the music was nice and the beer was excellent. Nice atmosphere.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
Ken H
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Fitchburg, Wisconsin, United States
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Fitchburg, Wisconsin, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

McGinty's is a two story Irish pub in the heart of Silver Spring. The room upstairs is much bigger and there was music entertainment on a Friday night we were there. The food was decent, the music was nice and the beer was excellent. Nice atmosphere.

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Being visiting students in Silver Spring for a year, we somehow always ended up here when we wanted a spot to gather. Good selection of drinks, simple but good bar food, friendly staff.

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Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

McGinty's Public House is one of our go to restaurants in Silver Spring, as it has outstanding soups, burgers, salads, fish and chips, brunches, lunch specials, and entrees. The location near the American Film Institute and a multiplex theater make it an easy stop off after a film. McGinty's offers a dozen or more excellent draft beers from all over... More 

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Hickory, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Lots of activity up and down the street. Foot traffic only. No cars. Lots of tempting choices on the menu. Settled on fish and chips (actually served with fries). Service was good and the beer very cold! Large portion of golden brown fried fish. Fries were perfect and the fish was just right. Will come back here.

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Cinnaminson, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Staying in a nearby hotel my wife and I walked around looking for a place to have dinner. McGinty's was not overly noisy for a pub so we went in. The food was good and so was the service.

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We have been to McGinty's several times in the last few months. One of those times was for dinner. We had some of the "Irish" dinners: bangers and mash, Irish casserole sampler, Potato and Leek soup. All were delicious. And the Harp's was cold and refreshing. The last time we were there was for Easter Brunch. First of all, they... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My husband, daughter, son-in-law and I went there for brunch. My daughter and I had the beet cured salmon eggs benedict. Outstanding!! My husband had the full Irish breakfast and said it was very good. Son-in-law had a burger that was done just the way he wanted. Haven't had a Bloody Mary that good in a very long time! Great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I was in DC with my son who is a fussy eater. He was hungry so I took him to McGinty's. We sat outside and he had a burger and fries. It was very pleasant. It is on a street that is blocked from traffic and there was live music down the street in a park (even on a Tuesday... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Had dinner at McGinty's upon arrival at Silver Springs, Food was OK at Best. Had to deal with a drunk, though friendly patron. Clearly had more than he should have. They are opening a dining space upstairs - have had better experinec in other Irish bars.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

large corporate feeling multilevel generic pub, average food decent drink options. Not much else to ad, go there with an expense account and have a few.

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Additional Information about McGinty's Public House and Restaurant

Address: 911 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4402
Phone Number: 301-587-1270
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD $15 to $40
Cuisine: Irish, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 911 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4402
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: 301-587-1270

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $15 to $40
  • Cuisine: Irish, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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