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McDonagh's Pub

₱₱ - ₱₱₱American, Irish,
2 W Front St, Keyport, NJ 07735-1210
+1 732-264-0999
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good37%
  • Average26%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“burger” (11 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
“wings” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM Hours
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
2 W Front St, Keyport, NJ 07735-1210
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

Good spot for lunch or to watch a game and enjoy the basic pub food. Staff was friendly but kind of slow, maybe just my particular visits were really busy or understaffed. Otherwise Burger, Wings and things were all great.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank D8405EFmichelleh
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch on Friday. Service was okay. Food was average bar food. Had the fish and chips, fish was good. Fries were so under cooked almost raw. I don’t send food back ever, but I would probably only go again for drinks and outside...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mrsoleary928
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Enjoyed having lunch in the covered courtyard. Very convenient parking in back of municipal parking lot. Dessert of brownie with ice cream very good but there was enough for 4. Burgers ok, Reuben too much for one. Serve was good.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Babs1933
Reviewed 23 June 2018

great place been there bout 10 times in the last 5 years live music some nights like last night they added outdoor seating - much better - more room love keyport are very clean - and I jetski there too

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank D C
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We frequently go to McDonagh’s pub. The food is very good. The bar is extra long, very big. There is also a restaurant area to have your meals. Also in the warm weather there are picnic tables outside to have your drinks and food. The...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank maredool
Reviewed 23 November 2017

This was my first time at McDonagh's Pub but it won't be my last. I met others there for a business lunch and really enjoyed the place. Our server was wonderful, my corned beef reuben was excellent and the restaurant was clean. I highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Rich F
Reviewed 4 October 2017

You can eat indoors or out, right up the street from bay. Drinks are good and reasonably priced. They also have $5 lunch specials. After eating take a walk by waterfront.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank paratile
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

A beautiful day was perfect to eat in the covered outdoor area....BUT management looks the other way when smokers light up right at the tables. DISGUSTING! Smaller menu seems like a good idea and food was ok (upcharge for fries instead of chips ??). AND...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Good atmosphere,food good. Has a nice outside area to eat. There is a five dollar lunch specials menu,which is great.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank karen8352018
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Have enjoyed many a time in this establishment. Bar service is fast and the drinks are always accurate. The food is pretty good for bar food. The atmosphere is not bad but can get a little loud. A good place to spend time with friends.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank B8115WXdavido
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 W Front St, Keyport, NJ 07735-1210
    (Broad Street)
  • Public Transportation: Hazlet and Matawan Train stations are located within a few miles from the Pub. Also, there is a bus stop in front of the Pub on West Front Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Keyport
  • Phone Number: +1 732-264-0999
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