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McCarthy & Bailey's Irish Pub

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
423 Pearl St, Sioux City, IA 51101-1445
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish and chips” (11 reviews)
“irish nachos” (5 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
423 Pearl St, Sioux City, IA 51101-1445
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First night in town for my Husband’s job. He picked this place. It was extremely Loud. Probably a great place if you just want to drink. We both ordered the Shepards pie. We have had this many times both in USA and over seas, in...More

Thank Paula R
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

We tried this place for the first time this weekend since we are from out of town. Beers were served in frosty glasses. Irish potato soup was delicious & side salad very good as well. Saw others food going by our table & looked very...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in before a concert and got seated right away. Cute little place with your traditional Irish music playing. They could have had one more waitress working. We each had a burger and it was really good!

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed January 14, 2018

We ate here with the extended family, a group of 30 of us. While the servers handled the crowd well and the beer selection was decent (lots of Irish selections), the price is high for Sioux City and the food was sub par. For apps...More

Thank mnvacays
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Stopped in and had the French onion soup and a sandwich. The soup was great, as was the sandwich. Good Irish food.

Thank Mike K
Reviewed October 25, 2017

They really did an excellent job with this restaurant when they remodeled the building it is in. The exterior lends to that irish pub type feel right out of walking down a street in Dublin. The interior has all the true stone, iron and wood...More

1  Thank mbug772017
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Stopped in after work for Happy Hour, they had BOGO burgers and cheap tap beers! My rueben sandwich was good, but big, I couldn't finish.

Thank DanielleandKelly
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Came here because the website said there was live music on Fri-Sat nights😞. No music, but thoroughly enjoyed $2 bottles of Coors Light. Appetizer we had was Leprechaun Balls - which were sausage, cabbage, and mozzarella cheese - all mixed together, battered and deep-fried, served...More

1  Thank nikkimidwestUS
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

I love going here when there's a chill in the air. The warm ambiance, beautiful Irish pub decor, and delicious food always make for a great time. Thursdays are trivia night! Order fish and chips or sausage and potato soup. Get ready to keep coming...More

Thank nickolasandsara
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Great Pub. Cold Guinness, decent snugs, looks like IRL to me. Would absolutely of back. In fact, plan on to next week. Cheers!

Thank zragefyre
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Response from Josie S | Reviewed this property |
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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
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 Pearl St, Sioux City, IA 51101-1445
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Sioux City
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