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D'arcy McGee's Irish Pub

££ - £££
Byward Market Area
Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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44 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A8, Canada
+1 613-230-4433
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Tue 11:00 - 01:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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267 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu offers traditional comfort food, burgers and a selection of beer. We shared a platter of "Blarney Chips" (nachos with wafer potatoes salsa and side of sour cream). Delicious - I loved them!

Thank Nancy_Ottawa
Ottawa, Canada
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant at around 3 PM on Saturday with my family and they were all disappointed with their meals. The hamburger meat was dry, the club sandwich had very little chicken (coming from my mom that doesn't eat a lot that says something). The extra gravy that was asked came cold and had to reorder. My uncles... More 

Thank Marie M
Ottawa, Canada
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Get the bacon cheeseburger. I am dreaming about it. The lettuce is crunchy and their "max sauce" is to die for. They have crremore on tap,, nice. And our server was so nice!

Thank melissahalliwell
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good atmosphere and table, but took 30-40 minutes for us to get our drinks and another 30-40 to get our food thereafter. When it did come, one order was missing and didn't follow for another 10-15 minutes--a long time for a side of fries. Also annoyed that I ordered a Steamwhistle, the advertised special, but instead of getting the advertised... More 

Thank David M
Prince Albert, Canada
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98 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Want to feel like you are smack in the middle of this country? Then go have a beer at D'arcy McGee's!

Thank Gord V
Mississauga, Canada
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130 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

First, it is not really in the Byward Market: not a huge walk from there, but it is on the Sparks Street Pedestrian Mall, not the market. But very close to the War Memorial and Parliament Hill. Decent restaurant, part of the Fionn MacCool's chain,currently part of Cara foods. Nice atmosphere, friendly waiter, good beer and decent pub food for... More 

Thank BHP_Canada
Montreal, Canada
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We went for an after noon snack with a beer. Upon arrival we had to ask to sit because we were just standing with no one coming to see us. Afterward, the service was great and staff friendly though. They have their beer of the day for only $4 which was great. We had the onion soup which was very... More 

Thank Fredddou
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Went early on a Saturday night and got sat in a uninspiring table where we couldn't see anything other than each other. The food was good but not incredible. Considering I had an Irish dinner I figured it would be better than it was. My friend said his burger was very good.

Thank Del M
Belleville, Canada
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173 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

A standard chain restaurant. Our burgers were very good, the service was efficient but decidedly unfriendly. A little smile can make a difference.

Thank Gregg A
Ontario, Canada
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205 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We went early because we know they can get busy but we were still crammed downstairs at a high top table where we were bumped into all meal. The server was nice enough and quite helpful. The food was good but the coffee tasted like it had sat there for a while and the margaritas were made with some cheap... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-230-4433
Get the proper pub experience. We balance Irish-inspired dishes and North American classics. We’ve perfected the pub staple, Fish & Chips, and make our pies and pastry in-Pub. Try our fresh burgers like the legendary Guinness® Burger, with your pint of Guinness® of course!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?