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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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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“fish and chips” (21 reviews)
“shepard's pie” (4 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m. Hours
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
911 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4402
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good but the menu was not all that inspiring. The “Irish” selection was typically an American view of Ireland. Selection of beer was ok.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank I5329ZCjohnb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is very conveniently located in downtown Silver Spring at the Ellsworth Mall on the pedestrian street side. Plenty of dinning area, friendly and helpful bartenders, good and reasonable food. Definitely a good place to hangout before and after shopping.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Prawet J
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Went there late one evening after shopping on a Sunday. Four of us ordered four different entrees and each of them were delicious. No complaints. Service was okay waiter was a bit arrogant but he was calmed down by the group.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Edwina H
Reviewed August 27, 2018

My first day in the DC area. I am here three weeks to look after a lovely Coonhound. I have a couple of beers on the terrace with the dog. Then I realise I don't have my wallet. No problem ............ I have my phone...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mgarn33
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Both the bar and food menus are varied, with plenty of choices 'on tap'. There were 4 of us on a Saturday night, and service was good. While largely traditional fare, they do add a few special 'twists' to old favorites, like peppercorn amaretto au...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tommy_DJ
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

We sat outside for dinner and it was a really nice experience. Good menu, Cobb salad was unusual but excellent, fresh and nicely presented. The quinoa salad was delicious too Good service and reasonable prices.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 463nicn
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We visited McGinty's with a large group of 10-12. Service was excellent, everyone thought the food was great and there was a wide selection of drinks. We were there over two hours as two in our party were delayed. I would definitely visit McGinty's again...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank UpstateNYers13902
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Met some old friends here for a night of pints and whisky and had a great time! Plenty of space for a group to sit or stand while bantering for hours.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank agutierrez02
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Great happy hour with rotating draft list and cocktails. The ambiance is wonderful and it's our go-to spot everytime we're out. Jared is the best!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Mary Rose W
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Our group hung out here a few times during our business trip. The food and drink selections were really good and so were the happy hour prices. McGinty's was open later than other places in the area, which was also great for us since we...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank rdelato1
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Questions & Answers
January 31, 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
January 31, 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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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
  • E-mail
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