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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%
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“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 30 March 2017

If you like loud and crowded, this is the place. Met some friends there twice and dined both times. Food fair to average, wait staff slow. Enjoyed the company of friends though.

Thank Joann574
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We were in town for ND hockey and noticed this area close to campus. Nicely developed area. Stopped in for lunch There is a lot of room and has a good atmosphere. We chose to sit outside and people watch. Service wasn't quick, but our...More

Thank Will T
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Went there for dinner before basketball game. We ordered as soon as the waitress came to our table. Took at least 20 minutes just to get our water. When our food came 50 minutes after we ordered, two of the four orders were wrong. Because...More

Thank William C
Reviewed 13 February 2017

After a recent basketball game, a few of us decided to have lunch at O'Rourkes. Sandwiches were the deal - pulled pork, fish, and grilled cheese. We also had salads and soup. All the items were good and the server was also attentive.

Thank maryluber1
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Cool bar. Had draft line issues the first night but seemed fixed the next night we went in. Staff was great, thanks Kimmy! Chicken wings and pretzel bites were delicious

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Located across the street from the bookstore. On-street no meter parking. A nice selection of on-tap beers in a "public house" atmosphere. Very fun and not youthful annoying but lively and a good place for a beverage and meal

Thank George S
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Everything we ordered was tasty and all the sandwiches come on a brioche bun. The French Onion soup was a home run!

Thank Blackhawks81
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Granted, we had a large group of about 20 people, but we practically had to beg to order. Then we had to literally wave down our waiter to get our checks. Then it took over 15 minutes for him to bring them to the table....More

1  Thank David N
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to enjoy irish malt, beers and big variety of scotches !!! And of corse the food is delicious

Thank daniela p
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Overall nice experience. Just stopped for a beer and some dessert. We really enjoyed the dessert it was amazing. It had a brownie, hot fudge and ice cream. YUMMY!!!!

Thank b k
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, 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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