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McGonigel's Mucky Duck

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Cool little place

We came here from out of town to listen to Ian Moore play. What a neat little place! It was such an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
staceyg0614
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Alexandria, Louisiana
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Intimate venue with GREAT music and pub grub.

This iconic Houston pub has been around for about 25 years, providing musicians and patrons both... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
tonifrances71
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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came here from out of town to listen to Ian Moore play. What a neat little place! It was such an intimate setting with a surprisingly delicious menu! I didn’t love the community style tables, but maybe that was just because of the concert/venue....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Stacey! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the Duck. Happy news about the tables...we only use the pilgrim style seating for the holiday parties...once the tree is down is down and the big groups go back to normal parties of...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

This iconic Houston pub has been around for about 25 years, providing musicians and patrons both the best venue to enjoy some of the best music from national and international performers. Miss Bonnie serves some of the best Irish and American dishes in town. Quality...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Wow Tonifrances71, we were so proud to read your lovely comments about the Duck and want to thank you for sharing your kind words with TripAdvisor readers. We will work hard to continue to earn your high praise. Many thanks from all of us at...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018

Looking for something to do on Monday nights?...this is the place. Our expectations were met and then some. Mondays are open mic night and the entertainment was excellent!More

Date of experience: June 2018
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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

thank you TLD88! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our Open Mic Mondays and want to thank you for sharing your kind words about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. We hope you will return and maybe take the stage yourself! Warmest regards, Rusty,...More

Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Roomy Irish pub which of course serves Guinness and also a wide range of beers and wines. Food is really good to. Check out their website for their music nights. We went on Tuesday night and saw Front Country, didn’t think their would be to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Dear Denise H. Thank you for sharing your kind words about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our food and drink and that you mentioned Guinness by name as that fine stout is our number one pour. We...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

The Mucky Duck is an intimate music venue with good food. We enjoyed sharing a table with new friends and the music of Roberta Morales was terrific.More

Date of experience: March 2018
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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you Patronatx! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed Roberta's music and your visit to the Duck. Many thanks for sharing your kind words about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. We hope that you will return again soon. Warm Regards, Rusty, Teresa,...More

Reviewed 13 December 2017

I typically hit the Duck four times a year. They have a great "app" for your phone that is worth downloading as they often preview well in advance who will be playing. Tickets are easy to purchase on the app. I would recommend reserving a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Dear Gyfto, Well, you just made our day! Thank you for sharing your many kind words about your Duck experiences with Trip Advisor readers. We hope to always live up to your expectations of us. Again, many thanks. Rusty, Teresa, Shane and all the ducklings

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Mucky Duck is s true listening room for a variety of singer/songwriters. You need reservations in order to get a seat; otherwise, you most likely will be standing. Usually packed house. They serve pub style food, alcoholic and and desserts. There is an outside patio...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

It's crowded almost elbow to elbow as stated on most every review. The food tends to be a little too fancy for me but I always find something to my liking. This is a diamond in the rough when it comes to music and the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

A bit hard to find, but this is a great place for good music, good food, and great service. Not a lot of seating, but there is an outdoor patio. The menu is limited, but what we had was all pretty good. Limited parking, but...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Dear Michael Y, Thank you for sharing your thoughts about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. We love hearing that you enjoyed our food and hope that you will visit us often. Warmest regards, Rusty, Teresa, Shane and all the ducklings

Reviewed 18 August 2017

You don't go to the duck for the food, or the drinks, though the drinks are okay and reasonable. The music is varied, rock, blues, country and folk and the place is small enough that all the seats are up close. At times I wish...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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McGonigel's M, Owner at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Hey there js! Thank you for sharing your thoughts about the Duck with TripAdvisor readers. We are happy to know that you enjoy the music! If you aren't coming to the Duck for food then you are missing out! We serve Texas raised, grass-fed, Akaushi...More

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Response from McGonigel's M | Property representative |
sorry to be so late in responding! Just saw this question today. Tickets can be purchased in advance on our website and if you enter your group name in the memo then we will seat everyone together. We have a parking lot and... More
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21 July 2017|
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Response from Will547 | Reviewed this property |
Parking is all around, I would call and get the tickets before the show. They can answer all your questions. Willie Moore StreetRodding
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Response from giaff | Reviewed this property |
Yes it seems to be. Not 100%sure about the bathroom but I think that is too.
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