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John D. McGurk's Irish Pub

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1200 Russell Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63104-3944
11:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 11:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Tried this place. Asked for the patio,and WOW!!! The scenery is amazing, but the food. THE FOOD WAS AMAZING! I had the Russell Street Ruben (my God) the best sandwich I've ever had. Our server was great. Hats off to this place. From the front you wouldn't expect this. Will definitely be back!

Thank Major G
Wichita Falls, Texas
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

McGurk's had a great atmosphere and setting, and the food was very, very good. Highly recommended and worth the trip!

Thank kcman011
Marthasville, Missouri
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71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff at the O'Fallon location made sure our group had the quietest table in this busy pub with live music. We were there to conduct business over our meal. I had appetizer Seared Scallops--three large scallops beautifully seared and served in an onion and Parmesan cream sauce. It was so delicious. Too rich for one person so share it... More 

Thank Nonnie1
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love going to Irish Pubs specifically for the beers on tap. McGurk's surprised me with their outdoors-outdoor sports bar with sitting areas both covered and in the open, next to a running waterfall/Koi fish pond. Inside, the stage was set for a live band. Nothing like having a beer and listening to live music. Did I mention that the... More 

Thank Mdjuan
St Louis, United States
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always take our out of town guests - at least - once to enjoy teh food and music. They are NEVER disappointed.

Thank Jim F
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have heard that this bar gets extremely crowded during Mardi Gras, but we were here day time to watch a soccer game. It wasn't too crowded, and they let us use their TV to put on the game! I had the grilled cheese and it was delicious. Great beer selections. I would recommend this as a lunch spot!

Thank Julie K
Palmyra, Virginia
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great experience. We were a group of 7 including three kids ranging from 10 years to 6 weeks. Wait staff was helpful, quick, friendly, and made sure we were getting what we needed. Everyone got their food at the same time, all hot, all delicious. Kids loved our waiter, who had the right balance between joking with the... More 

Thank happytravler0815
New York City, New York
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Our friends took us here, and we returned another day. The food is very good. We stayed outside in the beautiful garden. It was really nice.

Thank artisanware
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117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

lunch/Friday, party of three. restaurant had just opened at 11:00 am. our party was one of the first seated. service was average. not poor but not great either. certainly not exceptional. I had fish and chips.....fish breaded and frozen right out of the box. much too uniform to have been done in-house. (freeze and heat) traded chips for onion rings.... More 

Thank jimandrosieMissouri
Saint Louis, Missouri
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143 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a great St. Louis establishment that offers great beer and great food. The outside patio is wonderful! Consider having a party here-they are very accommodating.

Thank Fischcmt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, British
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Russell Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63104-3944
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Soulard
  • Neighborhood: Soulard
  • Phone Number: 314-776-8309

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