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“sports bar in small university town”

O'Rourke's Public House
Ranked #14 of 303 Restaurants in South Bend
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Irish, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: O'Rourke's Public House is a locally owned Irish bar located across from the beautiful University of Notre Dame. With a fantastic family friendly atmosphere, a large patio overlooking the home of the Fighting Irish, two full bars, and great late night options, O'Rourke's is the perfect spot for drinks with friends, fans, and family. Check out our weekly pub activities: Trivia(Monday), Karaoke(Tuesday), Opinionation(Wednesday), Mike Brey Radio Show or Brian Kelly Radio Show(Thursdays during season).
Reviewed November 9, 2013

nice selection of beers and bar food (burgers, sandwiches, etc), several large TV screens, pretty large place with bar, tables and high tables. Got exactly what I wanted - a warm sandwich and a cold beer after long travel into town. place was not packed on a Sunday night after the games have ended, so fun was pretty much over already.

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Reviewed November 4, 2013

We didn't eat here. We just stopped for drinks. Since it was a week day, the bar was not overly crowded. They have a great beer selection.

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Reviewed October 23, 2013

We stopped by for a quick dinner on our way to the airport. Nice sports atmosphere with plenty of tv's for my sports obsessed family members to watch NFL football while we ate. The veggie wrap was full of flavor and the burgers my kids ordered also got rave reviews. We had no trouble finding parking right outside the restaurant and there is a parking garage across the street. A nice place for a quick casual meal.

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Reviewed October 1, 2013

Stopped in a couple hours before the UND football game. Location is great. Just across the street from campus. Got seated within 10 minutes. The inside is your typical Irish Pub. Wait staff was friendly and efficient. Drinks were good, cold and priced reasonable. The problem we had was getting our food. took over an hour. Once we got it it was very tasty considering we had to inhale our food. Made it to the game right when it started. Will stop back and allow more time.

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Reviewed September 23, 2013

I've heard the burgers are amazing, but the drink specials and the clientele leave a lot to be desired. The bartender and bouncers were fantastic, however, and watched out for us against the unfriendly older men. I recommend Brother's down the road for late night drinks and a better atmosphere. Might go back during the day to try the food, but I'll avoid this place at night.

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