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TJ Maloneys

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800 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5646
+1 219-755-0569
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Crown Point IN
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here numerous times. My most recent was with my oldest son for lunch. He was psyched to have a Guinness with his meal. Everything was delicious! Their menu has undergone changes over the years, and there are still a couple of items we miss, but it has been so nice to have an Irish experience in NWI!... More 

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Indiana
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was friendly, but way too slow. The food was not great, at all. My friend and I ordered the exact same dish and they came out completely different. The table was sticky and just didn't seem clean. After waiting for a drink for about 30 minutes, when we finally got our dinner, we immediately got last call and... More 

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Thank justus1406
Justice A, Manager at TJ Maloneys, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. It give us an opportunity to improve our service and quality. Allow me to apologize for the lack of consistency and service you received during your time here. Given the opportunity, we would love to make your next experience enjoyable. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you,... More 

Indianapolis, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is very nice. It has good food. Always clean and the waiters are very tentative to their customers. We come here every time we are in town. They offer live music on Friday and Saturday nights. The only down side is they have it turned up so loud that it is hard to talk to anyone at your... More 

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Thank Becky W
Jackie K, Manager at TJ Maloneys, responded to this review

I want to thank you for taking the time to acknowledge our staff and experience. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you again for your time and consideration. Warm Regards, Justice Anderson Restaurant Manager More 

Lansing, IL
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Took a friend for her birthday lunch to T. J. Maloneys. We had a wonderful experience and a cherished memory, because as of now they are close December 30, 2016. (In the meantime we are hoping they find another location to open this unique restaurant) As soon as you walk in your feel such a cozy warmth, and the feel... More 

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Thank Kathy M
Justice A, Manager at TJ Maloneys, responded to this review

Kathy, I really cannot tell you enough how much we appreciate you taking the time to give us such a detailed review. Amanda and the rest of our staff always try to make your experience here at TJs memorable. I would have to say the Shepherd's Pie is one of my favorite as well. We hope you were able to... More 

Schererville, Indiana
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Food was AWFUL. Strip steak ($24) had fake grill marks, probably microwaved. Everything tasted like prepared frozen food, even the mashed potatoes. Charged for bread. Even beers were bad, flat and warm. Husband's fish and chips greasy, more breading than fish. This location getting torn down (along with Radisson) in April 2017. They've obviously already given up. Used to be... More 

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Thank Crisco55
Justice A, Manager at TJ Maloneys, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback. It give us opportunity to improve our service and make adjustments as necessary. I can assure you we have not given up. Please allow me to apologize for the lack of quality serviced. We serve our food fresh, as it is against our company standards to serve anything less.... More 

Momence, Illinois
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This place will be open through December. I spoke with the manager today (Oct 1). I suggest you get over there ASAP and get your Irish feed on!! Great service and great food!

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Justice A, Manager at TJ Maloneys, responded to this review

Brian, Thank you so much for your 5-star review. It was a pleasure speaking with you. We want to thank you for your loyalty and enthusiasm. Hopefully we will get see you again before we say goodbye and close our doors. Thank you, Justice Anderson Restaurant Manager More 

Schererville, Indiana
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Lied to by our waiter. Food was less than good. Management was very unprofessional. Way to loud. Will not be going back.

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Thank hollywood2426
Jackie K, Manager at TJ Maloneys, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback. It give us opportunity to improve our service. and make adjustments. Please allow me to apologize for the service you received. Given the opportunity, I would love a few moments of your time. I have my contact information below. Please contact me at your earliest convenience. Thank you, Justice... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

i was there for a wisecrackers show in august and had the pleasure of a great server, i think her name was sharon. she helped me pick the salmon out. she was great. i would go back and ask for her no question.

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Thank eric t
Jackie K, Manager at TJ Maloneys, responded to this review

Eric, We appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback. Wisecrackers is always a great pick on the weekends! I am glad Sharon was able to accommodate your party as necessary. Stop in TJs and ask for Sharon on your next visit, we hope to see you again soon. Thank you! Justice Anderson Restaurant Manager More 

Portage, Indiana
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for one of the last times. The restaurant will be closing October 1 due to building demolition. The fish was wonderful! Had the sweet potato fries, too. My kids had the hamburgers and were well pleased. My wife had the chicken Caesar salad and enjoyed it. The wait staff was still quite friendly and quite good. Stop in... More 

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Thank William K
Jackie K, Manager at TJ Maloneys, responded to this review

Hello, I want to thank you for taking the time to acknowledge our staff and experience. You still have time to get in a few more times before we close our doors. TJ Maloney's will be open till December 29th. We hope to see you again soon before we take that step. Thank you again for your time and consideration.... More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We sat down and found that our very nice cloth napkins were stuck to the table.... Our server, and the bar tender were very nice, and helped to properly clean the table. We ordered home-made chips, which were not very fresh. We ordered Corned Beef and Cabbage and were then told that they were out of Cabbage... So we had... More 

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Thank Don S
Jackie K, Front Office Manager at TJ Maloneys, responded to this review

Don, On behalf of T.J. Maloney's, I want to apologize for the concerns you shared with us today. The experience you have described, I can ensure you are not in our satisfactory standards. I want you to know these issues will be addressed. I would really like the opportunity to discuss the matter further, please contact me at your earliest... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5646
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Merrillville
  • Phone Number: +1 219-755-0569
Description
Home of traditional Irish food, beverage and hospitality in Northwest Indiana - T.J. Maloney's Authentic Irish Pub is one of the area's and Merrillville, Indiana's top social destinations for meeting with friends, family and business clients. Whether its a power lunch with colleagues, a beer with friends, a birthday celebration, a favorite dinner stop when you're on-the-road, or an important VIP dinner - like an old friend, T.J. Maloney's is the sought-after place you return to again and again.
Filled with rich woods, and an elaborate bar with authentic furniture built in Dublin, T.J. Maloney's transports you to an Irish Pub on the Emerald Isle without the flight.

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