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O'Rourke's Public House

1044 E Angela Blvd, South Bend, IN 46617-1374
+1 574-251-0355
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pretzel bites” (9 reviews)
“burger” (33 reviews)
“veggie wrap” (3 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1044 E Angela Blvd, South Bend, IN 46617-1374
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The food here is very good and consistent. Really nice place for a burger and a beer or some apps and a drink.

Thank pmclaug1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped here for a late dinner as most restaurants close at or before ten unless you want fast food. Trivia started at 10:00 and it got pretty loud fast. Chicken wings were mediocre at best, but the Irish Spring Rolls,Rueben and the fish and chips...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food here was good, service good and beer was good. So pretty much good. We went Monday night and had the wing deal. Jameson and spicy were good. A little too much sauce on basket bottom. The salads were good and overall not a...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 4 days ago

After a day of walking around the Notre Dame campus and visiting the Basilica, we were hungry. We found O'Rourke's and decided to give it a try. We really liked this place. Good atmosphere and the food was very good.

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered O Rourke’s Nachos, Gipper wings and hamburgers. Large portions and friendly service. A Typical sports bar pub. It has a delightful terrace. Games are watched with enthusiasm.

Thank philomenavalkenburg
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 1 May 2018

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 24 April 2018

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 8 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
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Questions & Answers
Suzanne M
28 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.
30 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
USD 5 - USD 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 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
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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