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Pug Mahon's

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American, Pub, Irish, Bar
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3011 1st Ave N, Billings, MT 59101-2135
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My favorite or 2nd favorite Restaurant in Downtown Billings. Their large selection of sandwichs put JJ's to shame and so does the quality of food and service with a smile and a rememberance of familiar faces. The Best Pork Chop Sandwich this side of Portland and Seattle by far.

1 Thank ronmL7713GJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been going to pugs since 1992 and have never been disappointed. The key is to get there when the chips are coming out of the fryer. Pugs burgers are huge, best is the bookie. Get one of those and a harps at around 4ish and you'll be set. Always liked the atmosphere too. Very comfortable!

1 Thank Jason R
Butte, Montana
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138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Great food even for a bar. They have a real good Pork Chop Sandwich. They even have a Pork Chop sandwich challenge. This is inside the bar so it can get noisy. The place was clean and the wait staff was friendly.

1 Thank 2014AD
Slidell, Louisiana
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Stopped by for lunch looking for Irish fare. Had the corned beef on rye and was very good. My granddaughter had the bean/ham soup which was delicious. Good selection.

1 Thank Zukie53
Mertztown, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

My wife and I were flying out Billings after a trip to Yellowstone. We decided to check out downtown before calling it a day. Stopped by the Pug for drinks and possibly dinner. We sat down at the bar and was warmly greeted by the bartender Gretchen. She took the time to introduce us to the other regulars and that... More 

1 Thank Greg K
Dillon, Montana
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Had fish and chips. The fish was nicely battered, large pieces. the chips are more like potato ships (thin and crispy) that american french fries. Service was fast, and meal was really good.

1 Thank NanaMargo
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by on St paddys day and had the pastie....really good...I think the gravy really kicks it off...will go back...owner was a bit mad..out of Guinness on Patty's day...

1 Thank Shane O
Glendive, Montana
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Love the homemade chips. The food was great. My son had the pork chop sandwich and I had the pastie. We have eaten there on many occasions and will be back.

3 Thank burnscreek
Billings, Montana
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Been going to Pugs for years, the food is always great, the beer is good and the service is always wonderful. In 20 years we have never been disappointed with Pugs!

4 Thank jennim853
Sutter Creek, California
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

A great bar/restaurant in downtown Billings. Full service bar with an incredible selection of beers. There isn't one bad thing on the menu, however the pork chop sandwich is like nothing you have ever had before. Try it - you'll LOVE it! And the service is second to none. Most have been there for years and remember your every visit.... More 

5 Thank TravelPro17

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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
American, Pub, Irish, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3011 1st Ave N, Billings, MT 59101-2135
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Billings
  • Phone Number: 406-259-4190

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