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4234 E Madison St, Seattle, WA 98112-3237
+1 206-325-0834
11:00 - 00:00
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Sat - Sun 09:00 - 02:00
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New York City, New York
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Great pub along Lake Washington with a very good menu and nice beer selection. The wait staff was very attentive. I would return for sure.

Thank Jon A
The Villages, Florida
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495 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

we come to Seattle often and we always make sure to go to McGilvra's. Taco Tuesday is good, everyday Happy Hour is terrific. Good food, good drinks, good service. But please, please do something about the bathrooms,

Thank nannyca
Carson City, Nevada, United States
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Service was good, wine was good, view was good, food was good but not as represented in the menu. Three out of five of us ordered the Salmon with Asparagus over Risotto, the three orders had no Asparagus. We pointed this out to the wait staff after we were served and were told "we are out of Asparagus". It would... More 

Thank Michael B
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Used to be pretty good food, now it's overcooked and dry. The mussels are good but beef well done and tough. Service slow, too busy watching sports (esp. soccer) on TV and yakking with the regulars at the bar.

Thank tiki1313
Riverside, California
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

McGilvra's Irish Pub and Restaurant is located in the very tony Madison Park neighborhood of Seattle. The menu displays a very wide variety of appetizers and dinner entrees, such as: Nachos, Hummus, and Taco Salad Burgers Traditional Irish Dinners such as Guiness Beef Stew, Shepherd's Pie, and Corned Beef And Cabbage Italian Specialties like Lasagna and Pesto Chicken Fettuccini. There's... More 

Thank Dennis N
Seattle, Washington
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85 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Pub food is pretty much the same in most successful pubs. My friend and I decided to "go UK" and ordered Shepard's pie and traditional beef stew. Both were excellent. The addition of a bit of cheese on the mash potato "icing" on the pie was a great add on. Service was good. Much quieter in the dreary rainy season... More 

Thank Marjorie G
The Villages, Florida
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495 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We come to Seattle often and always make a point of going to McGIlvra's Irish Pub. they have a great happy hour especially on Monday.

Thank nannyca
Kirkland, Washington
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117 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

After a couple hour visit to the arboretum we were both thirsty and hungry. Since I had my little dog and the weather was warm we sat on their very large patio. Beers were ample and one of us had a chicken club sandwich . . .freshly cooked chicken, avocado, lettuce, tomato, mayo -- traditional. This very large sandwich came... More 

Thank Foodlover_12203
Truckee, California
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246 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

This pub located a block off the water in Madison Park is a staple for this area. I found it to be nothing special,but nothing bad. Service was fine, speed of food was fine And the food itself was fine. I had the fish and chips which I might have over expected excellence here but it was average. I'll give... More 

Thank TruckeeTroutTraveler
The Villages, Florida
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495 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2014

The Monday "All day happy hour" is the best deal in town. the drinks are $$ off and all the appetizers are $5.00. We had 2 rounds of drinks and 8-10 appetizers for less than $75. for 4 of us. All the app's are both very tasty and very generous in size. There is outdoor seating with a great view... More 

Thank nannyca

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Bar, Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4234 E Madison St, Seattle, WA 98112-3237
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-325-0834

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?