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McGonigel's Mucky Duck

Open Now: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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Intimate venue with GREAT music and pub grub.

This iconic Houston pub has been around for about 25 years, providing musicians and patrons both... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
tonifrances71
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Houston, Texas
Really enjoyed this place on a rainy Monday night!

Looking for something to do on Monday nights?...this is the place. Our expectations were met and... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
TLD88
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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

This iconic Houston pub has been around for about 25 years, providing musicians and patrons both the best venue to enjoy some of the best music from national and international performers. Miss Bonnie serves some of the best Irish and American dishes in town. Quality...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Wow Tonifrances71, we were so proud to read your lovely comments about the Duck and want to thank you for sharing your kind words with TripAdvisor readers. We will work hard to continue to earn your high praise. Many thanks from all of us at...More

Reviewed July 12, 2018

Looking for something to do on Monday nights?...this is the place. Our expectations were met and then some. Mondays are open mic night and the entertainment was excellent!More

Date of experience: June 2018
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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

thank you TLD88! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our Open Mic Mondays and want to thank you for sharing your kind words about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. We hope you will return and maybe take the stage yourself! Warmest regards, Rusty,...More

Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Roomy Irish pub which of course serves Guinness and also a wide range of beers and wines. Food is really good to. Check out their website for their music nights. We went on Tuesday night and saw Front Country, didn’t think their would be to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Dear Denise H. Thank you for sharing your kind words about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our food and drink and that you mentioned Guinness by name as that fine stout is our number one pour. We...More

Reviewed April 2, 2018

The Mucky Duck is an intimate music venue with good food. We enjoyed sharing a table with new friends and the music of Roberta Morales was terrific.More

Date of experience: March 2018
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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Thank you Patronatx! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed Roberta's music and your visit to the Duck. Many thanks for sharing your kind words about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. We hope that you will return again soon. Warm Regards, Rusty, Teresa,...More

Reviewed December 13, 2017

I typically hit the Duck four times a year. They have a great "app" for your phone that is worth downloading as they often preview well in advance who will be playing. Tickets are easy to purchase on the app. I would recommend reserving a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded December 15, 2017

Dear Gyfto, Well, you just made our day! Thank you for sharing your many kind words about your Duck experiences with Trip Advisor readers. We hope to always live up to your expectations of us. Again, many thanks. Rusty, Teresa, Shane and all the ducklings

Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

Mucky Duck is s true listening room for a variety of singer/songwriters. You need reservations in order to get a seat; otherwise, you most likely will be standing. Usually packed house. They serve pub style food, alcoholic and and desserts. There is an outside patio...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

It's crowded almost elbow to elbow as stated on most every review. The food tends to be a little too fancy for me but I always find something to my liking. This is a diamond in the rough when it comes to music and the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 3, 2017

A bit hard to find, but this is a great place for good music, good food, and great service. Not a lot of seating, but there is an outdoor patio. The menu is limited, but what we had was all pretty good. Limited parking, but...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2017

Dear Michael Y, Thank you for sharing your thoughts about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. We love hearing that you enjoyed our food and hope that you will visit us often. Warmest regards, Rusty, Teresa, Shane and all the ducklings

Reviewed August 18, 2017

You don't go to the duck for the food, or the drinks, though the drinks are okay and reasonable. The music is varied, rock, blues, country and folk and the place is small enough that all the seats are up close. At times I wish...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2017

Hey there js! Thank you for sharing your thoughts about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. We are happy to know that you enjoy the music! If you aren't coming to the Duck for food then you are missing out! We serve Texas raised, grass-fed, Akaushi...More

Reviewed August 14, 2017

We've been to the 'Mucky Duck' several times over the years. It's a great little venue for a variety of musical artists. We've seen Sisters Morales here many times and have always had a great time. The food here is pretty good and they have...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2017

Dear Cameron, Thank you for sharing your kind words with TripAdvisor readers. We love the Sisters Morales also! Sorry it's so cozy inside-we have removed several tables over the last year to allow for more elbow room! Hope you will return again soon and see...More

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Response from McGonigel's M | Property representative |
sorry to be so late in responding! Just saw this question today. Tickets can be purchased in advance on our website and if you enter your group name in the memo then we will seat everyone together. We have a parking lot and... More
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Parking is all around, I would call and get the tickets before the show. They can answer all your questions. Willie Moore StreetRodding
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Yes it seems to be. Not 100%sure about the bathroom but I think that is too.
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