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McGinty's Public House and Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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911 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4402
+1 301-587-1270
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11:00 am - 1:30 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Silver Spring, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a delight whether for lunch or dinner never a bad meal. Sheppard's pie and Bangor and mash a favorite

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Thank 17matthew
Providence, United States
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love to sit outside and dine at McGinty's (weather permitting) when I travel to Silver Spring. Great stew, Reuben's and Burgers.

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Patchogue, New York
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76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Courtyard hotel around the corner and came here on the way back from the Metro after a day in DC. We wanted something casual and comfortable and we got it. Good beer selection! I had good burger with great fries and she had vegetarian lasagne. Menu has standard pub fare, a lot of Irish selections and... More 

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Thank Christopher C
Atlanta USA
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543 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

It's not like a real Irish pub and bar - we did not get to eat but was intrigued to go in and have a beer to check it out. It was busy and had a neat atmosphere and the staff were friendly

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Thank Expattraveler100
Roanoke, Virginia
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747 reviews
451 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

We recently attended a function with a group at McGinty's. They blocked the entrance from the mall, which is probably a fire hazard. The food (buffet for us) was pretty good Bar service was also good.

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Thank hbhakh
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Visited after a concert at the Filmore. Super crowded and hard to order a drink. This is no fault of the bars. Seemed like the only place in Silver Spring to get a beer after 11PM . Didn't eat but the beer was cold and the staff was nice. Dude with a sherifs badge checking ID on the way in... More 

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Thank Chris L
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a relaxing cocktail and a bite to eat after a long drive. Nice atmosphere. Good drink and food was tasty!

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Thank Rick C
Washington DC, United States
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Very typical Irish pub. Decent food and drinks. Nice happy hour specials. Eat upstairs if you can. More room and tv screens with various games on.

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Thank Alesha H
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

We only sat at the bar for drinks and a couple of appetizers but the calamari and wings we had were both excellent. Drinks were moderately priced and the service is excellent. The only drawback was the inauthentic looking paneling above the bar and on the walls. It was poorly stained wood attempting to replicate the feel of a fully... More 

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Thank Anthony I
Norfolk, Virginia
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Attended a wedding rehearsal dinner here. Despite a hopping scene on the first floor, Our service was top-notch, our meals tasty and freshly plated. Irish dishes the obvious forte, your best bet.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $40
Cuisine
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 911 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4402
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-587-1270

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