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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 good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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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 1 week ago

We ate here while visitng our daughter at school and the service was excellent! The staff is friendly and the food is fresh and delicious. We will be back on our next visit to town!

Thank caram912
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Went here for a team outing. The food was good, when we finally got a table! We had a reservation, but the hostess didn't have any tables available. After an hour of waiting, we were able to get several small tables, broken up. The food...More

Thank quebonitaesestavida
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Nice placy on Eddy Street, typical good pub food, nice staff. Gets very busy on game weekends, but you can't beat the location and atmosphere

Thank LAT681
Reviewed 7 December 2017

When to eat here with my family and was a bit surprised mort bar foods are good but nothing special but here the food was very good and the service was also good which a lot of times is hard to find both. Their menu...More

Thank Randy L
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We Googled restaurants close to Notre Dame and this one popped up. We really enjoyed the energy of the people (all ND fans) and the music. The bar area was filled with fans ready to party. We had our granddaughter with us so we sat...More

Thank gosteelers81
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Wanted to get some filling Irish food and this place did not disappoint. Wife had fish and chips, I had the stew - both very good. Place was packed on FRI evening before home football game.

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 14 November 2017

A great location in the Eddy's Commons, near ND campus and the Compton Ice arena. We had 90 minutes before the hockey game, so we thought we had plenty of time to eat. We ordered our food as soon as we ordered our drinks, but...More

Thank Cumming2140
Reviewed 8 November 2017

...you want to actually hold a conversation ...you're looking for somewhat authentic pub food ...you prefer authentic atmosphere vs. the loud jukebox Food is o.k., not great. The bar atmosphere (vs. pub full of friendly locals) takes over on Friday and Saturday nights. For a...More

Thank Tracie D
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We were going to a Notre Dame hockey game and had some time to kill. Our son had heard positives on O'Rourke's. We arrived about 2 hours before game time, thinking to get to the stadium around 30 minutes before puck drop. The establishment was...More

Thank maiagaia
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Okay first, it was not a Notre Dame Home Football weekend, so making reservation/parking on a Saturday, for six, to celebrate mom's birthday, was not a challenge. It was pouring down rain but the first class staff made it warm and inviting. Our server Mike...More

Thank Theresa F
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Questions & Answers
Suzanne M
27 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.
29 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
US$5 - US$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, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
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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