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John D. McGurk's Irish Pub

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$$ - $$$
Soulard
Irish, Bar, Pub, American, British
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1200 Russell Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63104-3944
+1 314-776-8309
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 11:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

McGurk's is THE place in town for wonderful traditional Irish music. The Irish musicians and the atmosphere at McGurk's transport you to a pub in 'The Emerald Isle' . . McGurk's also has a great outdoor patio which is often packed during the summer months . . . this is one of the true hidden gems in St. Louis!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great setting. A customer of our company recommend and he is always spot on with food recommendations. You must try the toasted ravioli! ! Irish stew was delicious also, served in an amazing bread bowl. Definitely will return.

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Thank Angela M
Marlton, New Jersey
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142 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happened to walk in on a Tuesday night after eating at Tuckers Place, a live band was playing live Irish music. It was a great time, a very nice bar, great atmosphere, good drinks, live crowd.

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IL
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245 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here with friends with each of us trying something different and sharing tastes. All 5 of us concluded the Reuben was the best ever! The house potato soup was exceptional the onion soup was not s favorite due to a prominent vinegar flavor--unexpected!

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Thank Psyprof51
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at John D. McGurk's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review! We are glad that you and your friends enjoyed the Reuben! It is one of our most popular items and goes great with our house potato soup! We appreciate you taking the time to review us and we can't wait to to have the 5 of you back again very soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016

I love McGurk's. When I came back to the U.S. from Europe, it was the first place I wanted to go. When I moved to Boston I thought surely there will be a place as fantastic as McGurk's... I mean it's Boston after all, second Ireland. But, nope! To know that there is a place I know that I can... More 

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Thank Tom R
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at John D. McGurk's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Hi Tom, thanks for the 5 star review! We love you too! We are so glad to have you and your girlfriend dine with us! The McGurk burger is a crowd favorite, we are happy that she enjoys it! We love to have you for live music seven nights a week. Thank you for being such a loyal customer to... More 

Conowingo
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Food was very good, I had the Irish Lamb Stew served in a sourdough bread bowl. My dinner partners had Beef Medallions and Beef Stew. I had the McGuire Amber Ale. Everything was great. Our waitress was very attentive to our needs and ensured we were doing ok. The prices are very reasonable. Will definitely return next time in town.

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Thank TheBigOMD
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at John D. McGurk's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed everything on your visit. The lamb stew was a great choice, and the bread bowl makes it even better! We look forward to seeing you again when you are in town! More 

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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Blessed with gorgeous and unseasonably warm temps in November, we wanted to find an al fresco restaurant. This was my first visit to McGurks. The patio/garden was a popular choice for everyone. The lunch menu is managable-: good choices but not overwhelming. We had an order of onion rings--just standard beer batter--to share. They came out hot and crispy with... More 

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Thank queendork76
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at John D. McGurk's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us! We are so glad that you had a great lunch with your friend. It sounds like you had some great items off of the menu, and picked a delicious appetizer with the onion rings! We look forward to your next visit! More 

macomb, il
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130 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

Went here this weekend and LOVED everything from the atmosphere, service and food. We initially sat inside to eat, then ventured out to the massive garden area. Great choice of beers, big Irish menu selection and just a great place for an evening with friends. The picture is of the Corned Beef and Cabbage. Did not disappoint. Will be back... More 

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Cass K, Public Relations Manager at John D. McGurk's Irish Pub, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed yourself and the Corned Beef and Cabbage! That was a great choice! The garden area is beautiful and we are so glad you were able to experience it! We can't wait to have you and your friends back to hang out with us again soon!... More 

Saint Charles, Missouri
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Unlike a lot of people, I actually prefer eating inside the restaurant, rather than out back in the gazebo. I like the dark walls, oldtimey-details mixed with hard-core bar scruffiness...and most of all that this really does remind me of a true "Pub" -- open to all, whether for a special occasion or just a drinking party. Love to go... More 

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Ellisville, Missouri
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357 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

We stopped by for dinner on a whim recently and were seated on the patio immediately. At this time of year the patio is definitely the place to sit, it's like an oasis in the city. I have to say at this point that we were there during the week and it was about 5:30 so I don't know how... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, American, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
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: +1 314-776-8309

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