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O'Rourke's Public House

€€ - €€€American, Irish,
1044 E Angela Blvd, South Bend, IN 46617-1374
+1 574-251-0355
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“burgers” (18 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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1044 E Angela Blvd, South Bend, IN 46617-1374
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This classic Irish pub has great food and the location can't be beat for Notre Dame fans and visitors. Wonderful atmosphere and great space. Superb selection of tap beers. Great sandwiches and sides. The day we went they had waitress problems so service was so...More

Thank Davanrn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super close to hotels and across the street from the University of Norte Dame. Fast and courtesy servers and delicious food. Chicken pot pie was amazing! Cold beer and great atmosphere. Highly recommended

Thank farrahccmrv
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, a quiet friendly place to have some drink and bar food. The traditional Irish food selections were not very good, or prepared well, The hamburger and its varieties were plentiful and great!!

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right here on the University of Norte Dame wait staff was very quick to seat you and get your drink order I ordered the Prime Rib Burger. Place is very clean and has a rustic look to it prices are very reasonable. OMG the Burger...More

Thank DonnieB15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

O'Rourke's, located right next to campus, is the perfect spot to grab a drink. It has an outside porch and a wide variety of drafts.

Thank candlercook
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went before a game for a burger and drinks. The burger was large and tasty. Good bar food and plenty of TV's to watch the games that were on. It is a young crowd with being so close to campus. We had a good time...More

Thank bmwdiscman
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The fried pickles and homemade fries are right tasty. The fish and chips wasn't up to Scottish standards, but was good. Irish beef stew made with sirloin was a hit with me! During a really demanding football Saturday, the restaurant staff kept the quality of...More

1  Thank southerntraveler100
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

In for the football game during Labor Day weekend. After an immediate trip to the ND bookstore, we came to O'Rourke's for a good lunch and a pint or two! Nice variety to the menu, excellent selection of craft beer and wines. Adjacent to ND...More

Thank Erik L
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We enjoy sitting at the bar for lunch. Tina was our bartender/waitress. She was friendly and attentive. I had the veggie wrap and husband had the Pub burger with FF. Both were really good and we did not wait long at all for how busy...More

Thank sherrycat
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here yesterday as the place was clean, and the service was good. I ordered the boneless chicken wings which were very very small compared to other places. It tasted good otherwise. The French onion soup presentation wise was excellent , on the opposite end...More

Thank cdub1382
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Questions & Answers
Suzanne M
27 March 2017|
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Response from O'Rourke's H | Property representative |
We are taking reservations before 5pm but will not be accepting reservations for rest of weekend due to graduation.
29 December 2016|
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Response from Lynn K | Reviewed this property |
They do have a small back room where they are able to fit large parties, however, as stated above, it may depend on community/Notre Dame activities. Calling would be best.
Martin O
25 July 2016|
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Response from O'Rourke's H | Property representative |
Great question, we open at 8AM on home game Saturdays. we always suggest arriving early to grab a seat and enjoy our Bloody Marys. Cheers!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1044 E Angela Blvd, South Bend, IN 46617-1374
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-251-0355
  • E-mail
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).
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