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Darcy McGees

) #74 of 2,243 Restaurants in Ottawa $$ - $$$ Irish, ,
44 Sparks St | Opposite the War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A8, Canada
+1 613-230-4433
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 Sparks St | Opposite the War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A8, Canada
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Reviewed June 17, 2017

Unfortunately we went by very late one night after working very late. We had enough time to grab a drink and sit with friends. Was very nice.

Thank Tony M
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

First time trying Creemore Springs on tap. Yummy! Very handy to Parliament Hill. Just across Elgin St from the National War Memorial. More comments after dinner arrives

Thank Ted R
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

We were first seated inside but we asked to be moved outside. The noise and acoustics made hearing difficult. The draft beer was good but pricey. Service speed was acceptable.

Thank Walter S
Reviewed June 9, 2017

Perfectly poised on a tourist route of Ottawa, overlooks the War Memorial and close to the parliamentary precinct. Called in for a drink on a perfect day, sat outside and had a peaceful drink and snack. Attention by staff was excellent, courteous,efficient and welcoming. Could...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

A little hungry after the flight in. Had to stop and have a pint of the day with some spicy fried pickles. The patio has a nice view of the war memorial but the sun moves away quickly in this corner of you want to...More

Thank Kel H
Reviewed May 4, 2017

With a Gothic-looking bar that was brought over from Ireland, this place has the feel of history throughout. Good menu variety. Everyone liked their food. Lots of nooks and crannies to cozy up into, but there are also window tables with a view of the...More

Thank Brian A
Reviewed May 2, 2017

very disappointed with prices and what you actually got for that price! service was a little slow. Pub nachos - don't bother - for $14 a whole lot of nothing. Calamari was great though.

Thank FederalMom
Reviewed April 29, 2017

The hotel we were staying at recommended D'Arcy McGee's pub. When we got there it was full and were told we would have to wait 15 - 20 minutes, which was fine. There was a show near buy tht was going to start soon and...More

Thank Scorpio-1001
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

The beer and cocktails were great. The yokies were outstanding and the chicken tacos were nice. The steak was very ordinary.

Thank Chetan M
Reviewed April 26, 2017

We were seated right away on the first floor as my dinner companion uses a cane. It was Taco Tuesday so he ordered 3 chicken tacos. There was hot sauce all over them - he couldn't taste anything of the ingredients. He took one bite...More

Thank Jen C
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
$8 - $20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Sparks St | Opposite the War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-230-4433
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Get the proper pub experience. We balance Irish-inspired dishes and North American classics. We’ve perfected the pub staple, Fish & Chips, and make our pies and pastry in-Pub. Try our fresh burgers like the legendary Guinness® Burger, with your pint of Guinness® of course!
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