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McGinty's Public House and Restaurant

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911 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4402
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Athens, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed the meal here. I had the Irish casserole sampler and was quite pleased, particularly with the shepherd's pie. Good selection of beer, but our server struggled to help us out with selections. Only strike.

Thank tarmonster1
Letchworth UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ate here on a few occasions for lunch and dinner each time was good. Happy hour one time which we didn't expect but was very welcome. Quite a large menu with a good vegetarian choice .Thoroughly recommend the Irish breakfast which I had before leaving to return home to UK .

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had fish and chips, and crabcake sandwich. Both excellent. Atmosphere a bit dark, but pleasant service. You cant go wrong with their menu

Thank deelinehan
Washington, DC
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is good overall, but I (being a picky eater) often have difficulty finding something to order. I think they have gone overboard with pretentiousness in their menu. The service is usually very slow and/or not good -- sometimes both. I think if you stick with Irish meals you'll be fine. Or arrive with an eclectic palate. And don't... More 

Thank susrobpai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have worked in the industry my entire life and the bar upstairs definitely works very well together. Jared was very hospitable as was the guy who looks like Neil Patrick Harris... Everyone was awesome, actually! The Gnocchi was the perfect amount of food and delicious. I asked for bread and they gave me grilled, buttered bread! Definitely worth the... More 

Thank Domenic I
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited McGinty's for beers/wings and were not disappointed. The wings were very good and the beer selection varied. We sat outside and our waiter was very attentive and knowledgeable of the beers. We had a great time and next time we are in Silver Spring we will be back,

Thank Thomas K
Greendale, IN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked to the mall looking for dinner@830pm on a Thursday evening. Food was amazing. Fried pickles, fish n chips, huntsman's burger and crab cake sandwich. All three of our meals were delicious. Would def recommend.

Thank Julie R
Silver Spring, Maryland
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284 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried McGinty's for the first time and really liked it. First of all they have boxty which is an Irish dish we really like. Irish Club and Rueben sandwiches were very filling and quite good. We have added McGinty's to our list of places to come to again.

Thank JE01
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

I dropped in on a Tuesday night and sat in the bar area for some pub food. I was greeted promptly and the friendly waitress took my drink order, offering that I should try their bartenders award winning brew after I asked what they had on tap from local craft brewers. Lagers aren't my favorite but it was really tasty!... More 

Thank Scott T
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

beautiful place to hangout with friends! lovely foood. great ambience. kudos to the bartender ANNNA for amazing custom shots and the friendly john. Must visit , must recommended. Great place for a dartboard. CHEERS!

Thank healthyeats2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $40
American, Irish, Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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: 301-587-1270

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