We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Darcy McGees

#67 of 2,256 Restaurants in Ottawa}
££ - £££Irish, ,
44 Sparks St | Opposite the War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A8, Canada
+1 613-230-4433
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“boxty” (6 reviews)
“fish chowder” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
44 Sparks St | Opposite the War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A8, Canada
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (518)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 481 reviews

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Quite a wide choice on the menu. We had did and all dishes were good. We ate outside but the seating areas inside looked good.

Thank Gypsy008
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Four sisters out to celebrate one's very special birthday- went to Ottawa to see Motown Musical at National Arts ctr.. then a late dinner at pub across the street- which we had checked out for having great reviews...lots of people on their terrace, but not...More

Thank LeeAnn602015
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Met up with a friend here. Their beer selection is a little lacking for this style of pub but you should be okay finding something to wet your whistle. Didn't try any food. Kind of a crowded set up and noisy with chatter. Though families...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We were on a tight schedule because of tours and the waiter did a great job getting us out on time. Food was great. Beer bread - yum!

Thank Jen D
Reviewed 20 July 2017

They catered to our gluten free requirements. The Irish apple cider was a very pleasant surprise and refreshing. Food was good, service was efficient and polite. Great selections of local and imported beers.

Thank whitebeardpm
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I went to Darcy McGees to meet a few friends for dinner while I was in town for business. I never actually went inside, rather we stayed on the patio. This turned out to be a fun spot right on the corner of Sparks St....More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 19 July 2017

First day of our vacation, we enjoyed our meal and of course the beverage that we had. Beer of course. We will be back again some day.

Thank Mary-Lou D
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Good food, good prices, fast service. Didn't seem to mind that we were in shorts and t-shirts for dinner.

Thank gatorgal2015
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I met some friends after I arrived to Ottawa. We sat outside very nice on summer evening on Sparks street. Food is ok, but service is very slow at this Pub. Don't be in a rush.

Thank Scorpio-1001
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Quick service, good value, and great food are the norm at this popular spot for getting the team together.

Thank SardogComoxBC
Nearby Restaurants
188 reviews
.03 miles away
246 reviews
.11 miles away
Zoe's Lounge
260 reviews
.13 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Parliament Hill and Buildings
5,983 reviews
.15 miles away
Rideau Canal
4,066 reviews
.10 miles away
Parliament Hill
1,793 reviews
.14 miles away
National War Memorial
702 reviews
.04 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Darcy McGees staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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 | Opposite the War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-230-4433
  • E-mail
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!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing