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JK O'Donnell's

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Irish, Bar, Pub
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121 W Wayne St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-2503
+1 260-420-5563
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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North Webster, Indiana
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Dinner after a long day of moving, the romantic idea of an Irish pub seemed the right choice. Service was friendly, beer was good. Say outside because the inside was stuffy and warm, but have to you flavor of what you hope for. Started with the Buffaflower appetizer, tasty, but more of a salad than an appetizer, the calories was... More 

Thank Tudor L
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here Saturday night with the soccer team. Since we were all from out of town for a tournament we needed a place that could accommodate us and our kids. They had a side room for us. We had the nachos and pretzel bites which were really good. The nachos consisted of pulled pork, cheese and the rest of... More 

Thank Dee S
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent lamb meatballs, I really enjoyed them. Decent selection of beers and whiskey. Fun atmosphere and good friendly service.

Thank Samir M
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to JK's many times and always have a good experience. Good food (though not a good option for something light), great beer selection, reasonable prices, always fast and competent service. Highly recommend! Good for couples or groups.

Thank Katie D
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

If you're ever downtown and in the mood for an Irish experience, I recommend JK O'Donnell's. Excellent food and good drinks lots of fun with friends. Laid back atmosphere.

Thank Joaquin V
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Great selection of craft beers and phenomenal fish & chips. Laid back atmosphere is ideal for business drinks or just hanging out with friends. Bar staff are friendly and attentive.

Thank E B
Lima, Ohio, United States
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

My wife and i walked there for supper last night We sat down at a table across from the bar and waited to order My wife ordered a cup of potato soup with leeks and i had the full order of fish and chips For the $28.00 spent i was disappointed to say the least My wife's potato soup was... More 

Thank Tony B
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

One of Fort Wayne's best Irish bars. Beautiful inside and the drinks are great. Food is awesome also.

Thank Dustin D
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

You have to try out the Irish breakfast - its only served Saturdays from 11 to 2 pm. Staff are friendly and you can take a nice walk around the downtown area before or after.

Thank 666dorothyb
Indianapolis, Indiana
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72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We have made a couple of trips to Ireland and were excited when we heard about this place on a recent trip to Fort Wayne. After talking to locals and also reading the reviews it was clear that some people love it and some people, not so much. We thought we would give it a shot and I was quite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $20
Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 W Wayne St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-2503
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 260-420-5563
A Wee Bit of Ireland in Downtown Fort Wayne

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?