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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 good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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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 4 days ago

It may have been a lazy Sunday afternoon, but it seemed that the waiting time for service was slower here. It wasn't so bad that I am never going back again, but I would have liked to have waited less for the server to check...More

Thank Mandy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a great local experience - O'Rourke's is one of those establishments that depicts a unique experience for the South Bend area. A great way to see something different to the typical night out - O'Rourke offers that!!

Thank monicacN2080AI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to this unassuming Irish pub located in a new development right by ND campus. Did not expect to see more than 'standard' British pub offerings and was pleasantly surprised by the impressive list of Irish Whiskeys. Bartender was very helpful in guiding me through...More

Thank Ola A
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Very average food with even worse service. A quick lunch turned into a 2 hour meal. Waiter was nowhere to be found, food was delayed then brought out to table piece meal so we were all eating at different times. Meals didn’t come out as...More

Thank kmm1021
Reviewed 2 April 2018

the food was great-large portions, the service was great- the atmosphere was great- we really enjoyed everything about dinner- it was a bit pricey but for date night it was ok

Thank 971cynthiat
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We booked a table for 9 in advance on a Sunday night. We were stuck through in the room to the rear. Seems Sunday night is ‘wings’ night. Our order had wings but lots of other entrees and sides too. After an hour, two sides...More

Thank Talamhgirl
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Nice bar and restaurant. We did not eat but sat at the bar and had a couple of beers. The staff was very nice and the atmosphere was great.

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We ate here recently during a hockey tournament with a large group: PROS - service was fast and good. very efficient. Food came out quickly. CONS - food was average at best but overall disappointing. The fish and chips, usually the hallmark dish of an...More

Thank EricJohnson54_40
Reviewed 10 February 2018

We ate here while visitng our daughter at school and the service was excellent! The staff is friendly and the food is fresh and delicious. We will be back on our next visit to town!

Thank caram912
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Went here for a team outing. The food was good, when we finally got a table! We had a reservation, but the hostess didn't have any tables available. After an hour of waiting, we were able to get several small tables, broken up. The food...More

Thank quebonitaesestavida
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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