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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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  • Very good33%
  • Average26%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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“great bar” (3 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
2 W Front St, Keyport, NJ 07735-1210
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank maredool
Reviewed November 23, 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.

Thank garda19
Reviewed October 4, 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.

Thank paratile
Reviewed September 29, 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

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed September 21, 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.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed September 8, 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.

Thank David O
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

We came across this establishment while browsing the antique stores in Keyport. It was a hot day, but it was cool under the covered patio. Lunch menu had typical bar grub plus some interesting sandwiches, salads and plates. Our order arrive quickly and was quite...More

Thank Stefan L
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Burgers were excellent and massive. They offer a pretzel appetizer that comes with three different dipping sauces and it hangs off the tray (14 ounces). Drinks are priced well for the area. Inside may lack a true pub feel-- it's more modern but they have...More

Thank Crazyhorse30
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

I'm going with a 3 over a 2 because I really really want to like it here because we loved the overall vibe of the outside patio. People had their dogs with them which we love because it reminds us of key west restaurants. We...More

Thank mmac0727
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

McDonagh's is the place for late night get drinks in Keyport. One of a few area bars with a great outdoor patio, cold beer and good times. Service is professional and fast for a busy bar. A nice place for a few drinks with a...More

Thank Alexander R
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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, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
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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