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Port City Cafe & Pub

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
424 Chillicothe St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-4014
+1 740-355-9015
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“salad” (4 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
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11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups
$$ - $$$
424 Chillicothe St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-4014
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were passing through on a business trip and stopped for food in late afternoon. The waitress was friendly, the atmosphere was nice, the beer was cold and refreshing and the salad was fresh. The homemade French dressing was delicious. However the stew in a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Catherine T
Cory M, General Manager at Port City Cafe & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Catherine, that you for your feedback. We enjoyed speaking with you yesterday. Please stop by again soon and try one of our other delicious options. Thanks again!

Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Husband had bangers and mash which he love. The loaded mac and cheese had jalapenos it is which was good. I had a cheeseburger and fries. The cheesburger was a little bland but alright. I also had a mixed drink the pineapple upside down cake....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 447krystalr
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

We ordered the fish and chips and a burger. Both hit the spot. The Poky La Farge was so good it was dangerous. I had a local brew that hit the spot. The singer/guitar player livened up the place.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank sheflew
Reviewed March 18, 2018

This is an Irish pub so we went on St. Patrick's Day. We got there about 5:00PM and the place was packed. There was live music in the back room and no place to sit so we went to the front and found one table....More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank MurrayOhio
Cory M, General Manager at Port City Cafe & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Thank you for stopping by to see us, and we truly appreciate the feedback! St. Patrick's Day can tend to be crazy at times, we tend to have close to 1000 people come through the doors on that day. I would like to invite you...More

Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

It's tough to get a good dinner salad in this town, but Port City is great. Their soup is delicious too. You can tell they put a lot of care into their ingredients.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Dasche755
Cory M, General Manager at Port City Cafe & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2017

Thanks for taking time to leave us such a nice review! We do pride ourselves in always using the best ingredients available. Glad you enjoy us!

Reviewed May 19, 2017

A nice establishment in a desert of opportunities. Loved the beer selections ( it's an Irish Pub) and the food was good. It was good pub food, not haute cuisine. It was substantial and good.. If I am ever in the area, I will return.

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank Joe C
Cory M, Manager at Port City Cafe & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2017

Thanks for stopping in! We are glad you enjoyed it. See you again soon!

Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Had my girlfriends surprise birthday party here... Food is great... I had the Ruben and Potato Salad... It was delicious and went well with my beer (Fat Tire on draft)... Nice place for a group of 15-20... The bar is at the back of the...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Terry B
Cory M, General Manager at Port City Cafe & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2017

Thanks so much for stopping in, and thank you for the nice review. We are glad you had a good time! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

Salad was not fresh. Steak tasteless. Will not go back again and can not recommend to others. Reviews led me to expect more. Beer selection is good and was the only redeeming quality to this place.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Robert H
Cory M, General Manager at Port City Cafe & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2017

Robert, We are sorry that your experience was not up to your expectation. I have shared this with our staff. We would love to have you stop back by and give us another try. Thank you.

Reviewed January 4, 2017

First off, the food here is excellent. You can't go wrong with the Black Brimmer sandwich or cheesy potato soup - my favorites. When our family comes to town to visit, this is a must-eat stop for us. This time around, unfortunately, our beers (different...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Smilingsmyfavorite
Cory M, General Manager at Port City Cafe & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2017

Smilingsmyfavorite, Thank you so much for stopping in and thank you for sharing your experience. I would like to apologize for what happened with your server. I will speak with them and the rest of the staff about the situation. I am also looking into...More

Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Drinks are great price well made and taps always cold. Not small not large but just right for Friday or Saturday night out. The food is great with twist on bar food stables. Filling and large portions for the price.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank traviss249
Cory M, General Manager at Port City Cafe & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2016

Thanks so much for stopping in and giving us a great review. We are glad you enjoy the Pub so much. Hope to see you again soon!

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February 26, 2016|
Response from Cory M | Property representative |
Yes, we have free WiFi available throughout the entire restaurant. Hope to see you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 424 Chillicothe St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-4014
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 740-355-9015
Inspired by the warmth and camaraderie of Irish pubs, we are nestled in the Ohio River town of Portsmouth. We feature a blend of classic pub fare as well as local favorites, along with 9 brews on tap and beers sourced both regionally and from the Celtic Isles. In the evenings, we host group get-togethers, open poetry nights, Pub Quiz nights, and opportunities for local musicians to try out their latest work. On Friday and Saturday nights, sit back and enjoy live music, accompanied by a premium whiskey, wine, or mixed drink special from our full bar.
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