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St. James's Gate Publick House

167 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2555
+1 973-378-2222
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good36%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (18 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
“irish pub” (17 reviews)
Closes in 17 min
All hours
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
167 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2555
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Places like this are good when you just need a meal. The food is heavy and and the portions are large but not so great. That's all I have.

Thank BPleasant
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very reasonable pubby food- what you expect from a pub. Great for a couple, a group and even families. Service is good too.

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered the "La's Crock of Cheese Platter." I was served 10 Ritz Crackers, 3 oz of Cheese Whiz, a tablespoonful of onion and an oz of mustard. The menu states the cheese will be "an aged cheddar." Unfortunately Cheese Whiz is not considered an...More

Thank Bologna1975
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The fireplace inside, the bench outside, and the bar imported from Ireland all make this one of the most comfortable places to hang out. Easy for people from different towns to meet up even if take the train! We enjoy the Irish fare whenever we...More

Thank Truegrid
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Imagine a classic Irish bar then open your eyes and you'll be inside St. James Gate. This neighborhood classic is always bustling with people from all walks of life so you'll be sure to feel comfortable. Our waitress last night at the end of her...More

Thank abadvisor
Reviewed 4 December 2016

St. James is the best place in Maplewood for good bar food, a friendly atmosphere and a break from gentrifying Maplewood. It has a large active bar area and a separate restaurant area. If you have children, you can feel completely comfortable having dinner in...More

Thank TigerDiner
Reviewed 24 November 2016

ST JAMES has really good beers and amazing wings and fries. The sauces they use are also amazing. It's a must if you visit Maplewood

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I've reviewed this restaurant several times in the past. So, this is just an update. Do not go on Monday or Tuesday. Apparently, the sous chef covers the kitchen. I can't speak for other dishes. I only order the mussels. Immediately, my girlfriend and I...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Go for a burger. And then try anything else in the menu. So many good things. Sometimes it's hard to decide. But you can always come again and again.

Thank travelbh
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I do love this place. The atmosphere is great. Perfect pub vibe, the fireplaces in the winter make it so cozy. On Sunday afternoons the live fiddle players are terrific. BUT: the service here drives me absolutely NUTS. I admit I work in the industry...More

Thank mestaunton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2555
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Maplewood
  • Phone Number: +1 973-378-2222
  • E-mail