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McCarthy & Bailey's Irish Pub

) #3 of 168 Restaurants in Sioux City $$ - $$$ Irish, ,
423 Pearl St, Sioux City, IA 51101-1445
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
423 Pearl St, Sioux City, IA 51101-1445
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mother loved the fish & chips with the Guinness onion rings and a Guinness. Dad had the bangers and mash and a Guinness. I had the Shepherds pie. I did want to try the pot roast. BUT we really, really wanted a bowl of real...More

Thank Ruth K
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We stopped in for dinner & drinks. Everything was great. The service was excellent. I'm so happy we stopped there. It was well worth the time and money.

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The food here is mediocre at best. I had the reuben and it tasted like deli meat. Beer selection just ok. More of a top 50 restaurant in my opinion.

Thank OysterAddict
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This is a dark and pretty noisy chain pub with good food. Recommend the fish and chips, with Guinness battered onion rings. On Wednesday they offer two cheeseburger platters for the price of one, large and fresh. Spend your savings on one of their many...More

Thank Cliff M
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I ate the bangers and mash and it was wonderful!! I had two different styles of black and tan and both were good! I spoke with the bartenders and they were absolutely great! Great staff, good food, and overall well worth the time and money!!

Thank Justin G
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We love to visit McCarthy and Bailey's a few times for a few of our favorite meals. The corned beef is to die for as is their Bangors and mash. You will not be disappointed! Get there before 9 though, as menu changes to a...More

Thank JSF89
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Good variety with great prices. They have a brunch line and then also things you can order off the menu!

Thank THutt
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Great Irish pub for dinner-food was hot, good and delivered quickly. Very friendly staff-knowledgable. Fun country music band was playing Friday night. Black and tan rings were yummy!

Thank leland599
Reviewed 5 April 2017

If you are looking for some great food and a cool atmosphere, this is a spot to try. Our group enjoyed a variety of appetizers and dinners. Portions are huge! The waitstaff was friendly and efficient, and the owner was quite personable. Recommendation - leprechaun...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Great bar, great atmosphere, outstanding food. Specials nightly, good service from a fine staff. Try the Leprechaun Balls! They are also now serving breakfast

Thank Fearless P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 Pearl St, Sioux City, IA 51101-1445
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Sioux City
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