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McGinty's Public House and Restaurant

911 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4402
+1 301-587-1270
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
911 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4402
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved it! The service was top notch, the restaurant had a nice atmosphere and was very clean. They had a nicely varied menu and the food was amazing. The portions were huge! Reasonably priced. I want to go back and try some more off...More

Thank unisphere64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location, good food, good service, reasonable prices. We enjoyed our meal here and would come back again when in town

Thank Phoenix_dream
Reviewed 17 June 2017

The staff are rude and the manager is also rude. Waited 10 minutes to order a drink and food at the bar while the bartender was socializing with friends, and then wave my hand to get his attention. He walk over to inform me that...More

Thank scomber31
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent! We sat on the patio. The food was delicious and the waitress was attentive. We are vegetarian and there were options for us.

Thank cw0108
Reviewed 7 June 2017

WE had next to no time for dinner, but wanted to eat before going to see a film around the corner. We sat in the bar and ordered food and drink off the happy hour menu. Our waiter served everything promptly and was very friendly....More

Thank NoPegasus
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Went to the upstairs bar for a midafternoon snack as we hadn't eaten all day. Split the Rueben - very good! Great selection of beers it seems. Jared the bartender was very personable and helpful to suggest things to do in the area. This afternoon...More

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 2 May 2017

It's a pub, so the decorations, atmosphere, and noise were exactly what you should expect. Stayed in the small downstairs area which is primarily a bar, and hockey was on the TV. Decent selection of beers, the fish and chips were excellent, and the bartender...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I had dinner here on an unseasonably warm Sunday evening. Of course, I didn't order any Irish food. As a native New Englander, I was surprised at how well prepared the calamari was. The crab cake was also cooked to perfection. This is a solid...More

Thank Frederick G
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Have not been to Ireland, but this has the feel of what I expect an Irish pub to be. Great service, good selection of beers, good hearty food. Shepherd's pie, fisherman's stew--well seasoned, well plated, tasty.

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Mc Ginty's Public House has very good food for an Irish bar. All 4 dishes were enjoyed by everyone. And the service was very good and friendly.

Thank David C
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Questions & Answers
31 January 2016|
Response from mws80 | Reviewed this property |
There is a public garage just down the street. Not sure of street name but it's across street from the public park/plaza
31 January 2016|
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Response from cordjones | Reviewed this property |
It's a local Montgomery County garage--actually there are two: one is south of the intersection of Wayne Avenue and Fenton Street; the other is at Ellsworth and Fenton Streets. Both are County garages; free parking begins... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 911 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4402
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-587-1270
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