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O'Rourke's Public House

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APPETIZERS​
$8.49
Dueling Hummus
Healthy & robust traditional hummus complimented by a spicy roasted red pepper hummus. Both dips accompanied w/ golden pita chips, fresh celery, & carrot sticks.
$8.49
Irish Stout Fondue
Guinness​ infused sharp cheddar fondue, served w/ golden pita chips & old world style pretzels.
$9.09
Calamari
Lightly breaded calamari steak strips, !ash fried & tossed w/ sweet Thai chili sauce, & "nished w/ fresh mango salsa.
$12.89
Victory Sampler
Want to know what Victory tastes like? Try our signature sampler platter. An old world style pretzel served alongside our famous Gipper wings, & a crispy lump crab cake. Victory… Guaranteed… Every Time.
$8.49
Crab & Cheese Dip
Lump crab blended w/ spices & cream cheese, served piping hot in a fresh baked Brioche bread bowl, accompanied by fresh cut vegetables & !atbread crackers.
$8.19
Gipper Wings
Our famous Baked, Fried & Grilled wings tossed w/ any one of our signature sauces, served w/ fresh cut carrot & celery sticks.
Old Bay Rub, Spicy Sweet Barbecue, Classic Whiskey Glaze, Thai Chili Sauce, Original Buffalo & Roasted Fire Sauce
$9.09
O’Rourke’s Irish Nachos
House made potato chips smothered w/ melted cheeses, & topped w/ salsa, guacamole, & sour cream.
Add spicy ground beef, braised pulled pork, or grilled chicken. Additional 4
$7.29
Loaded Leprechaun Fries
Seasoned​ fries w/ melted cheddar & crispy bacon, topped w/ sour cream, chives & served w/ ranch on the side.
SOUP & SALADS​
Upgrade any of our garden fresh salads w/ grilled chicken, salmon, or steak. Additional $4.89
$5.99
French Onion Soup Bermuda, Vidalia, shallots, scallions, & croutons baked w/ Cheddar & Swiss cheese topped w/ crispy onions.
$5.09
Chef’s Seasonal Selection of Soups
Ask your server for the Chef’s seasonal selection of soups.
$6.19
Public House Salad
Fresh mixed greens, cucumbers, diced tomatoes, red onions, julienne carrots, & herbed croutons, served w/ your choice of dressing.
$12.49
Chopped Cobb
Fresh mixed greens, grilled chicken, applewood smoked bacon, chopped egg, diced tomatoes, crispy onion straws, guacamole, & European bleu cheese crumbles, served w/ your choice of dressing.
$7.19
Caesar Salad
Crisp​ romaine hearts, herbed croutons, & Parmesan cheese, tossed in a creamy Caesar dressing.
$7.19
Fields O’Frances Strawberry Salad
Fresh baby spinach topped w/ juicy strawberries, red onions, diced tomatoes, European bleu cheese crumbles, & sweet candied pecans, lightly tossed in a tangy balsamic vinaigrette.
PUBWICHES​
Choose from Sourdough, Deli Rye, or Whole Wheat bread. All Pubwiches are served w/ house made Irish chips & a pickle spear. Substitute Fries 1
$1.99
Sourdough
Deli rye
Whole wheat
Fries $+1.00
Sweet Potato Fries or a Garden Fresh Salad
$9.29
Sourdough
Deli rye
Whole wheat
Fries $+1.00
North Atlantic Fish Pubwich
A classic fish sandwich, lightly breaded freshwater fish filet, fried until golden brown, served on a Brioche bun, & accompanied w/ herbed tartar sauce.
$9.99
Sourdough
Deli rye
Whole wheat
Fries $+1.00
Andrew’s Phamous Philly Cheesesteak
This staff favorite has choice grade chopped sirloin, smothered w/ melted provolone cheese, sautéed bell peppers & onions, & served on a fresh baked hoagie roll.
$9.29
Sourdough
Deli rye
Whole wheat
Fries $+1.00
Backyard Barbecue Pulled Pork Pubwich
This best-seller features tender slow roasted pork smothered in homemade barbecue sauce, topped w/ creamy coleslaw, & served on a grilled pretzel bun.
$9.19
Sourdough
Deli rye
Whole wheat
Fries $+1.00
Traditional Reuben
This classic features thinly sliced slow cooked corned beef, swiss cheese, tangy sauerkraut, & Thousand Island dressing, served on rye bread.
$9.89
Sourdough
Deli rye
Whole wheat
Fries $+1.00
Irish Chicken Melt
Grilled chicken, applewood smoked bacon, Irish bangers, & melted white cheddar cheese, topped w/ garden fresh tomatoes, onion & lettuce. This meat lover’s favorite is served on your choice of bread.
$8.09
Sourdough
Deli rye
Whole wheat
Fries $+1.00
Tuna Melt
House made Albacore tuna salad, garden fresh tomatoes, & melted Swiss cheese served on your choice of bread.
$7.19
Sourdough
Deli rye
Whole wheat
Fries $+1.00
Tomato Cheese Melt
Garden fresh sliced tomatoes, sautéed onions, & melted white cheddar cheese served on your choice of bread.
$9.69
Sourdough
Deli rye
Whole wheat
Fries $+1.00
Southwestern Blackened Chicken Wrap
Blackened​ breast of chicken, chopped romaine, cheddar cheese, stuffed inside a whole wheat wrap. A dressing of spicy Cajun mayonnaise & refreshing black bean & corn salsa perfectly compliment this wrap.
PUB HOUSE BURGERS​
All burgers are served w/ French fries. Substitute sweet potato fries or a garden fresh salad 1.99
Veggie or turkey patties are also available. Add additional angus patties 1.99 each
$12.99
Sweet Potato Fries $+1.99
Garden Fresh Salad $+1.99
Veggie
Turkey
Angus patties $+1.99 each
The Golden Dome Burger
12 oz. Angus burger grilled to your desired temperature, generously topped w/ rashers, cheddar & Swiss cheeses, & finished w/ a fried egg, served on a grilled pretzel bun.
$10.29
Sweet Potato Fries $+1.99
Garden Fresh Salad $+1.99
Veggie
Turkey
Angus patties $+1.99 each
Four Horsemen Burger
8​ oz. Angus burger topped w/ thin sliced corned beef, tangy sauerkraut, melted swiss cheese, & topped w/ thousand island dressing, served on a grilled pretzel bun.
$7.59
Sweet Potato Fries $+1.99
Garden Fresh Salad $+1.99
Veggie
Turkey
Angus patties $+1.99 each
BYOBurger
Start w/ an 8 oz. Angus burger grilled to your desired temperature & served w/ your choice of pretzel, Brioche, or whole wheat bun. Add your desired toppings to build the perfect burger!
ENTREES​
The listed entrees are served w/ your choice of Seasonal Soup or Salad. We offer a variety of potatoes to choose from: Mashed potato, homestyle Irish chips, French fries or try our sweet potato fries served w/ mallow cream dipping sauce additional 1.99
$29.99
Seasonal soup
Salad
8 oz. Filet Mignon
Simply seasoned & grilled to perfection. This filet is accompanied w/ a demi-glace, & served w/ potato of your choice & Chef’s vegetable of the day.
$24.99
Seasonal soup
Salad
12 oz. New York Strip
This choice graded 12 oz. NY strip is delicately seasoned & grilled to your preference. Included is your choice of potato & Chef’s vegetable of the day.
$19.19
Seasonal soup
Salad
Grilled & Glazed Teriyaki Mahi-Mahi
Fresh​ Mahi-Mahi filet is grilled to perfection, & lightly glazed w/ a house made Teriyaki sauce. This delightful dish is topped w/ fresh mango salsa, & served w/ your choice of potato & Chef’s vegetable of the day.
$17.29
Seasonal soup
Salad
Maple Glazed Salmon
Grilled salmon is brushed w/ a sweet brown sugar & maple glaze, topped w/ candied pecans. This light & flavorful dish is served w/ your choice of potato & Chef’s vegetable of the day.
$14.99
Seasonal soup
Salad
Corned Beef & Cabbage
Tender, slow roasted corned beef brisket, w/ braised cabbage, carrots, & parsnips. This Irish classic is served w/ a hardboiled egg & fresh horseradish cream sauce.
$16.49
Seasonal soup
Salad
Chicken Marsala
Pan-seared & seasoned breast of chicken, flavored in a Marsala Wine reduction, highlighted by fresh onions & mushrooms. This entree is served w/ your choice of potato & Chef’s vegetable of the day.
$12.99
Seasonal soup
Salad
Baked Mac-n-Cheese Gratin
Penne pasta immersed in a hearty, smoked cheddar cheese sauce, topped w/ a homestyle butter crumb crust, & baked until golden brown.
IRISH FARE​
Add a seasonal soup or fresh garden salads to any Irish fare entrée | 1.99
$14.99
Seasonal soup $+1.99
Fresh garden salads $+1.99
Guinness Stew
Braised tender chunks of sirloin, stewed w/ fresh vegetables, & simmered in a rich Guinness Stout infused beef stock. This Irish classic is presented in a fresh baked bread bowl w/ mashed potatoes.
$15.99
Seasonal soup $+1.99
Fresh garden salads $+1.99
Fish & Chips
This​ best-seller has lightly breaded freshwater fish filet, fried until golden brown w/ French fries, herbed tartar sauce & a lemon squeeze.
$14.99
Seasonal soup $+1.99
Fresh garden salads $+1.99
Shepherd’s Pie
Ground beef (slow braised) w/ carrots, onions, peas & parsnips. This classic is simmered in a rich demi-glace sauce, & topped w/ mashed potatoes.
$11.19
Seasonal soup $+1.99
Fresh garden salads $+1.99
Authentic Irish Breakfast
This delicious breakfast dish is a hearty spread of Irish bangers, rashers, baked beans, & eggs over easy. Traditional black-and-white pudding & a roasted tomato round out this Irish classic.
$14.99
Seasonal soup $+1.99
Fresh garden salads $+1.99
Bangers & Mash
Traditional Irish bangers, atop a bed of seasoned mashed potatoes, & topped w/ a signature home made whiskey demi–glace.
About
O'Rourke's Public House is a locally owned Irish bar located across from the beautiful University of Notre Dame. With a fantastic family friendly atmosphere, a large patio overlooking the home of the Fighting Irish, two full bars, and great late night options, O'Rourke's is the perfect spot for drinks with friends, fans, and family. Check out our weekly pub activities: Trivia(Monday), Karaoke(Tuesday), Opinionation(Wednesday), Mike Brey Radio Show or Brian Kelly Radio Show(Thursdays during season).
PRICE RANGE
US$5 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was there for the Winter Classic. Great location, staff trying hard. But, management didn't plan well for this event. Closest Bar to ND Stadium, Winter Classic Hockey Game. Out of town radio stations booking live broadcast space. Yet, understaffed and they run out of Bud...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank followthecoffee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let's get the redeeming feature out of the way: it is walkable from the parking lots at ND (and you can park for free for two hours at the Eddy Street Garage). If that's the only thing that matters to you - then this is...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MarKevAdventures
NHGIndiana, Manager at O'Rourke's Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm sincerely sorry you had this type of experience at our restaurant. I'd appreciate the opportunity to try and earn your business in the future. Feel free to contact me at the restaurant if there is anything we can do to convince you to give...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere is fun, the place was full, but5 not so full you would want to leave.The food was delicious, we had several things(I loved the corned beef). Who doesn't like a great Irish Pub!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Thomas S
NHGIndiana, Manager at O'Rourke's Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We appreciate the review and I'll be sure to share it with the team. Cheers, Tim Zentz, Regional Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beer selections not exciting. Food choices not extensive. Food quality poor. Service was okay. Would not recommend.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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NHGIndiana, Manager at O'Rourke's Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm sorry your experience with us was anything less than 5 stars. If you'd give us another shot, we'd love to have you back in. Feel free to contact me​ or the GM, Teagan at the restaurant so that we might be able to make...More

Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Family of 4 and we were seated quickly for lunch. Our server did her job but did not go above that to show she wanted to be there. A simple "hello" before "what to drink" would have gone a long way. As for the food,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tat5786
NHGIndiana, Manager at O'Rourke's Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for that feedback, we sincerely appreciate it as it helps us to improve. I'm sorry you weren't greeted with more enthusiasm. I'll share your feedback with the team. We'd love the opportunity​ to serve you again soon. Cheers, Tim Zentz, Regional Manager

Reviewed 22 December 2018 via mobile

Credit card stolen...Food bad, waitress bad, service was limited as waitress requested us to pass food!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mary C
NHGIndiana, Manager at O'Rourke's Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm sorry you had this type of experience at our restaurant. I'd love more information in an effort to try and resolve this for you. Please contact me at the restaurant​. Tim Zentz, Regional Manager

Reviewed 19 December 2018

I'm a sucker for trivia night. I'm not great at it, but I love to play. Whenever I have time, I try to make it out to play, and O'Rourke's does a good job of running it. Foodwise, I've only had the boneless wings. They're...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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NHGIndiana, Manager at O'Rourke's Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback! We sincerely appreciate it Cheers, Tim Zentz, Regional Manager

Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

We had their burgers. Very tasty. Enjoyed some beers and Chardonnay as well. Friendly wait staff. No problem getting a table. Went back a few times!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 779juanitae
NHGIndiana, Manager at O'Rourke's Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! We appreciate your feedback. Cheers, Tim Zentz, Regional Manager

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped by after visiting the book store. Sat at the bar and was served by Aubrey. Very friendly, addressed me by name, engaged in small talk. Made the visit even better. Got the boneless wings and a couple drinks. The wings were very flavorful and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank degenx1973
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Stopped in at O'Rourke's Public House while down for the Notre Dame - Pitt Football Game. It was about 9:00 am and they were open so we stopped in for breakfast. Unfortunately they do not have a breakfast menu so we ordered from their regular...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Suzanne M
28 March 2017|
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Response from O'Rourke's H | Property representative |
We are taking reservations before 5pm but will not be accepting reservations for rest of weekend due to graduation.
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jahalasz
30 December 2016|
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Response from Lynn K | Reviewed this property |
They do have a small back room where they are able to fit large parties, however, as stated above, it may depend on community/Notre Dame activities. Calling would be best.
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Martin O
25 July 2016|
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Response from O'Rourke's H | Property representative |
Great question, we open at 8AM on home game Saturdays. we always suggest arriving early to grab a seat and enjoy our Bloody Marys. Cheers!
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