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McGinty's Public House and Restaurant

911 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4402
301-587-1270
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Ranked #50 of 323 Restaurants in Silver Spring
Price range: $15 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Irish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Jersey City, New Jersey
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140 reviews 140 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

A chilly day in Silver Spring had my wife and me looking for a warm respite, and we found it in McGinty's, beginning with the warm-hearted and cheerful waitress. The Monday - Thursday $8.95 lunch cannot be beat! I had a tomato bisque soup (but could have had one of four salads) that was exceptional, and the fish and chips,... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

In my single days this we were we hung out for pub quiz, or just for drinks, on a regular basis. Their food manages to be both authentic and seasonally fresh. It's definitely more on the side of what new chefs are doing in Ireland with fresh ingredients, with mushy peas and boiled meat banished to a distant legend. Don't... More 

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DC
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239 reviews 239 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Went here on a friday night. Place was not really hopping yet. They have a bar downstairs and some tables. But they have additional seating upstairs, and i do mean upstairs. It is two full flights of stairs. If you have an elderly person with you or somebody who might need help see if they have an elevator before you... More 

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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Had the fish and chips minus the chips. Asked for and was surprised to get an affirmative when i wanted grilled veggies. Here in Silver Springs for 2 weeks so it is a sure bet i will return to McGintys.

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Akron, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Even though it was a very busy Friday night, we were seated immediately, and the hostess and server were very nice. The food was promptly served piping hot and delicious. We enjoyed it very much.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This place is a solid pub. Food is good nothing exceptional. The hubby always gets the Shepard pie which he loves. The sticky toffee pudding dessert is one of the best desserts i have had in a very very long time. They have pretty standard macro brews on tap. The bar tenders are always nice always accomadating. I've had a... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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266 reviews 266 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This outstanding local pub is very popular and with good reason. It is owned and operated by Irish born and bred publicans who really know their craft. The restaurant is a cut above normal pub grub with a skilled chef that turns out the Irish classics you would expect but modern American cuisine as well taking advantage of fresh local... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

After spending the afternoon at a college football game we headed to McGintys because it was close to our hotel. I wasn't expecting much selection on the menu, just typical pub fare, but I was pleasantly surprised. Their menu had the expected Irish dishes but also many fresh fish options. We enjoyed a delicious salmon dip to start. The kids... More 

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We were looking for a restaurant in Silver Spring and happened upon McGinty's. We had a large group of 7 and the bar area was too noisy for dinner conversation so we opted for their dining room. I know that when you go to an Irish restaurant you should stick with ordering fish and chips, but I thought I would... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I have been to this place or happy hour. Much better food and drink during happy hour. Came this time with the wife. Pricey. We had the hummus which was bland and bitter. Service was good. But overall would only return for happy hour

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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 - 40
Cuisine: Irish

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