Doc Magilligan's Restaurant & Irish Pub

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We've brought a little taste of Ireland to Niagara Falls. Doc Magilligan's is your neighbourhood local for any occasion. In the tradition of all true Irish pubs, Doc's is founded in family history and committed to providing a laid back, fun-loving place to meet family and friends for a few drinks and some comfort inspired fare. Enjoy full Irish breakfast, lunch or dinner 7 days a week and brunch on weekends in our Victorian inspired surroundings. We offer a superb spread of entertainment and international sports, and our incredible selection of premium, craft or local beers flows as strong as the River Shannon. Our establishment embodies the spirit of Doc Magilligan himself, who was loved and respected for his good cheer and kind heart. From our family to yours, Slainte!
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p
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Yumminess here always. Lots of great Irish dishes and beers. Lovely atmosphere and friendly staff. Food is always good. A gem of a restaurant in Niagara Falls that won't break the bank.

OT
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food great staff

CM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best pub in the Falls. Food n portion size excellent. Ambiance great. Highly recommended. Great music too.

OT
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience3

Service was good, food was ok. We made a reservation and went to see the band but our table was really far away.

SC
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

Staff was friendly, great food, great service great band. Convenient location attached to a Best Western which was great for NYE!!!!

RD
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall2Food5Service4Ambience5

Some of the best fish and chips you can get! Service was great and prices were reasonable!

OT
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Awesome. Great food. Stephanie was a kind attentive server.

T
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience5

The Boxty fries are glorious and the cocktail menu is amazing so many options.

s
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Food and service was excellent. Could have used a little more space because there were so many people at the table beside us,they had to be moved to an extended table right behind us...cramping us into the corner a wee bit. But all in all it was a very good dinner.

JR
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

Great food & really like the menu choices. Prices were good value. The Irish sampler is a great choice for sharing or as a meal! Our server Dawn was excellent and went over & above!

v
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Nice place. Good food with HUGE portions! A little dark but I guess what do you expect for a pub? Recommended.

OT
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was excellent! Server was polite and nice!

J
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fireball was playing and Rob is our friend do over 20 years.
We had Fresh chip Nachos salad big enough for two.
Atmosphere was excellent and we had a great table.
Music was good volume Fireball band was played extremely well.
Fresh Chips Nacho were very tasty drinks were festive.
Good idea the make reservations because Band has a good following.
I have told friend about Your Irish pub.You will see us again.
Thank you

DD
Toronto
17 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall2Food1Service5Ambience5

I ordered the baked haddock with lemon and herbs. This is why I rated the food very low. I did not like it at all very strong flavour it stayed with you I could not eat it. But the server refunded my money back which was fantastic. The rest of my family loved their meal.

OT
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience5

I got the blueberry bbq pulled pork sandwich and it was awesome except I didn’t fully taste the bbq sauce until I asked for a side of it. It’s fantastic but you really can’t taste it at all on the sandwich. Cannot state enough how good that sauce is though, I would buy a bottle if I could.
Fries are gross to be honest, like McCain fries but worse.
Server was really nice and struck a nice balance of checking in but also leaving us alone to enjoy our date.

AG
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a party of 10 and had a great experience from start to finish. Our server was very pleasant and the food was great.

WP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

Absolutely beautiful space. Food was fantastic and the service was great. Would definitely go back just for the Irish Pierogies!

PC
Toronto
9 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Good Pub food, excellent service, very friendly and attentive staff

NG
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Went here for our anniversary and it was our first time in Niagara Falls. Not far from out hotel and the reviews were good so we tried it out. Definitely didn't disappoint and it became a favorite spot. Cozy, friendly staff, food was absolutley delicious and dessert, yummy. We will be back.

d
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience4

Wait staff attentive. Atmosphere everything we expected. Beer ice cold. Starters excellent. Irish sampler incredible! Fish n chips crispy outside, soggy mush inside.

BO
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food, great atmosphere. Would definitely recommend to anyone!!!

OT
New York Area
44 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience3

My choice for dinner was a sampling of Shepherd's Pie, Steak and Mushroom Pie, and Madras Chicken Curry. I'm not sure which of them was best; I guess the Shepherd's Pie because that was the only one I was able to finish. Delicious. My husband was very happy with the Fish & Chips. Nice evening!

CM
Toronto
10 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

Food is always amazing but service is always subpar....little customer attention (asking for drink refils or trying to get the bill) and no server interactions...like talking to robots

CM
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

We had a great meal and really enjoyed our visit.
We'll be back.

RK
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience4

It was good but there is very limited gluten-free options. I would expect more from a restaurant in a tourism city.

EO
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience4

We went here after reading excellent reviews. Having been to numerous Irish pubs around the world, this one, unfortunately, was sub par. Really wanted to like it, but service was slow and the food was dull. I had the fish and chips and it came out nearly burnt. The chips weren’t bad, but the fish could’ve been a bit better. As a matter of fact, each meal anyone at our table had wasn’t the best. And to top things off, paring is HORRIBLE! Do yourself a favor and try another restaurant. You’ll be glad you did.

GM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience3

I would recommend this restaurant for a reasonably priced family style meal. The food we had was hot, did not have to wait too long for it and enjoyed drinks while waiting. My only dissapointment was that the french fries were not as hot as they could have been but overall a good meal.

CK
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Fun night dining at Doc Muggiligan's Irish Pub. Was recommended by Airbnb owner. Made a reservation for 7:15 pm. Glad we did reserve. Told at the door there would be a 45 minute wait for a kitchen order. Decided to stay & watch the Blue Jays on tv while waited for dinner. Was not disappointed! Had the Fish Pie- shrimp, scallops, mashed potatoes covered in cheese with a garden salad. Was delicious. Husband had the Sheppard's Pie which was home style with side salad & said was very good. Husband had an Irish lager beer & myself drank water. Live band was coming on at 9:30 we were told but we left when they arrived as had a long day of driving.
Only negative was the very long wait for food to arrive, but we were warned Unsure why kitchen staff weren't prepared as was a Friday night, busy in most restaurants so thinking they would be prepared with extra help! Overall, great fun & would recommend & return when in Niagara Falls.

DD
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food is always delicious and they also have a yummy kids menu for our young children (7 and 4).
We've been to several restaurants within the city and nothing compares to Doc Mcgilligans. We seem to always come back here, and will continue to do so.

B
Austin
36 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Good food, relaxing atmosphere!

MK
Cincinnati
9 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

What a hidden gem! If you’d ask me if I’d eat at an Irish pub connected to a Best Western, I would have laughed. But I learned you can’t judge a bar by a cheap hotel chain. This place is adorable! The food is delicious (I had the corned beef melt and crisps), the beer is cold and the bar tenders are so friendly. Stop by if your in the falls area!!

BC
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great atmosphere, wonderful Irish music playing throughout the pub and the food was fantastic. Our server, Shari, was friendly and made you feel welcome. We ordered the Chicken curry boxty, the Shepard’s Pie and the Bailey’s cheese cake. Each food item exceeded our expectations. We returned the next morning for breakfast. If you will be visiting the Niagara Falls area, stop at Doc Magilligan’s. It is great.

CE
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It is the first time we were there and it was so nice it will not be the last.

DG
Montreal
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good food, very good service! First time there, we'll go again in our next trip to Niagara!

JQ
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Good food and service, when busy service is slow. Staff excellent! Would recommend!

K
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had an amazing adventure at your restaurant. It felt like we stepped right into Ireland it was so authentic. Thanks for the experience.

LR
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience5

Always on the list when we visit Niagara Falls. Great menu, service and atmosphere. Live band on Saturdays is a bonus. You won't be disappointed and family friendly.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Great food, fun atmosphere!

SP
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Lovely pub, great service. I would recommend it to my friends.

JC
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and service. Unfortunately the day we were their some parents were letting their children run amongst the tables and was very noisy.

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