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St. James's Gate Publick House

167 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2555
+1 973-378-2222
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good40%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“burger” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
167 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2555
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent...as always. Reuben, Tuna Melt, Wings, Burger, Lobster Roll, Turkey Burger...spot on!!! Did I mention the fries?!?! My only complaint is too cold in winter and wish they would triple in size!

Thank BigDNewYork
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for a quick lunch.. .friendly service and yummy large burgers. Loved the shoestring fries.

Thank Katherine H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Exactly what it is supposed to be. Cozy. Family food. Good portions. Cold beer. Fireplace. Wood panel walls. Has bar side and restaurant side. Hamburgers - Lobster Roll - Bubbles and Squeak. Service is friendly and efficient.

Thank jjalle3465
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Was visiting family in NJ due to funeral. We took a large group to eat and the staff was very friendly and helpful. The food was great, the fish and chips very authentic, lamb, everything. Atmosphere of an old Irish pub was very enjoyable. Look...More

Thank Frank L
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

Although this is Maplewoods local bar, it's also a restaurant which serves the main dishes of Ireland. The food is very good with a casual atmosphere & very reasonable prices. If you don't like Irish cuisine, you can always order a Hamburger Deluxe & there...More

Thank ezyrider123
Reviewed March 15, 2018

What a disappointment! We have been coming to SJG at least once a month for 3 years.It is our go to place for mussels. Last night changed our minds. The mussels were missing parmesan cheese, the garlic was raw and there were no herbs. My...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed February 23, 2018

We've come here many, many times...with kids, without kids, at a table, at the bar, with friends and family. We love all the spots, and corners, we love the comfort, the fill-you-up-food, the service, the atmosphere. Such an easy place to go to, even when...More

Thank Mona B
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

We've been going to "The Gate" for years. This visit was limited to just my 10 and 11 year old sons and me. Great burgers, outstanding steak salad, and always fabulous beer on tap. Why not a 5? The Gate can be ridiculously crowded at...More

Thank Charlie M
Reviewed November 14, 2017

This is a relatively small eatery with a bar that's always crammed with people enjoying a great selection of beers and terrific cocktails. They make a terrific bourbon old fashioned. But it's the food that really sparkles. Nothing gourmet but oh so good old fashioned...More

Thank pavlovich123
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

Work colleague suggested this place for after work. About 15 of us went for drinks and some appetizers. The wings were good but not great. Not a fancy place, has decent bar food. The beers were good and cold. Bar scene was busy but restaurant...More

Thank Norjeff2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2555
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Maplewood
  • Phone Number: +1 973-378-2222
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