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McGonigel's Mucky Duck

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Neighbourhood: Greenway/ Upper Kirby
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Address: 2425 Norfolk St, Houston, TX 77098-4113
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+1 713-528-5999
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 02:00

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A gem

A great intimate venue to see a show, plus they have a very extensive beer list and a nice selection of food. Sheperd's pie? A trio of pies? Steak? Fish and chips? All quite... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Houston
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126 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great intimate venue to see a show, plus they have a very extensive beer list and a nice selection of food. Sheperd's pie? A trio of pies? Steak? Fish and chips? All quite good, plus yummy deserts and efficient servers. A consistently fun outing; we keep going back.

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Thank darwinmoore
McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this review

Darwin-thank you for sharing your kind words about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. We were so happy to read your comments about the food and service and hope that you will continue to find the Duck a fun place to visit. Again, many thanks from all of us at the Duck! Rusty, Teresa, Shane and all the ducklings More 

Houston, Texas
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65 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had never been to the Mucky Duck before, but I somehow saw that Shawn Phillips was playing here and had to go see him! Loved his music as a young person as it was so different. So, I looked this place up and realized it is right in our very own inside the (610) loop backyard! So, I bought... More 

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Thank Lynn M
McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this review

Thank you Lynn M! We really appreciate that you shared your kind words about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. What a lovely review! We hope you will become "regulars" now that you know where we are located. Again, many thanks! Rusty, Teresa, Shane and all the ducklings More 

Houston Texas
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36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Had a great time and the show was great as well. We love the blues and they always have great bands. Willie Moore StreetRodding

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Thank Will547
McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this review

Hey Will, Thank you for sharing your good thoughts about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. We love to hear from our guests and it is so gratifying to learn that you enjoy your time spent with us. We hope that you will continue to visit often. Again, many thanks! Rusty, Teresa, Shane and all the ducklings More 

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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Have seen music groups there, especially Shake Russell and Michael Herne. It's a great venue, has good food, good atmosphere. Not a bad seat in the house! Sound work has been wonderful. If you check out their calendar, you can see who's playing and when. Good for advanced ticket purchase.

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Thank jank1414
McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this review

Dear Jank1414, Thank you for sharing your kind thoughts about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. We know that if you love Shake and Michael that you have excellent taste in music so thank you again for supporting live music. We do hope that every visit to the Duck will bring you only fun times and happy memories. Again, many thanks,... More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The music was awesome and there's not a bad seat in the house. Plenty of good beers on draft, but the food was average.

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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this review

Dear Texdoc- Many thanks for your kind words about the Duck. We appreciate that you took the time to share your thoughts with TripAdvisor readers. We love that you appreciate the venue and we sure hope that on future visits you find our dishes more to your liking. Ms. Bonnie has been pleasing palates for a long while and we... More 

Texas
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Consistently have excellent live music in intimate setting. Relaxing place to enjoy good pub food, great beer and talented musicians.

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Thank jilltexas
McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this review

Jilltexas, We were delighted to read that you enjoy the Duck, our food, beer and music. It was nice of you to take the time to share your kind words about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. We will continue to strive for excellence in all we do. Again, thank you. Warmest Regards and our very best wishes for a Happy... More 

Big Sky, Montana
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

A great place to listen to music - small, but great sound. Come early for dinner, the food is wonderful!!

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Thank Trish F
McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this review

Dear Trish F., Thank you for sharing your kind words about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers! We love hearing that you enjoy our food and the music and hope that you will join us often. Warm regards, Rusty, Teresa, Shane and all the ducklings More 

Yokohama
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91 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We were a group of Japanese university students and teachers and spent our last evening of a week-long visit to Houston here. I arrived at noon to book tickets for the evening Phoebe Hunt show. I stayed for coffee and then lunch in their pleasant beer garden out back. In the evening, we had some good British pub style grub,... More 

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Thank tpdv21
McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this review

Dear tpdv21, We were so delighted to read your comments about the Duck and want to thank you for sharing your kind words about our small business with TripAdvisor readers. It was lovely to hear that you and your group enjoyed Phoebe's show and your time spent at the Duck. We do hope that if you find yourself in Houston... More 

Chippenham, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

My wife & I went here on our annual trip to Houston (from the UK). One look at the wall of signed photos tells you how important this venue is for singer/ songwriters. I was amazed the people that have played over the decades; we didn't really know the performer that night (Kim Richie) but it was still a lovely... More 

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Thank UNool
McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this review

Dear UNool, Thank you for sharing your kind words about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers! It was especially nice to hear that you found the Duck to be a "cozy" spot-we want you to feel as if you are right at home here. Please do come again! Again, many thanks, Rusty, Teresa, Shane and all the ducklings More 

Beaumont, Texas
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103 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

It's one of the best venues to listen to singer entertainers. We listened to one of my spouses favorite performers. We like this place. It's small, homey, friendly, and great for music.

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Thank mike m
McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this review

Dear Mike M, We were so pleased to read your thoughts about the Duck and happy to hear that you found the Duck to be a friendly spot for great music! Thank you for sharing your kind words about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. Warm regards, Rusty, Teresa, Shane and all the ducklings More 

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