James E. McNellie's Public House

James E. McNellie's Public HouseJames E. McNellie's Public House
BA SCORE
95.8%
Liked This Place
4.34 w/ 72 ratings
James E. McNellie's Public HouseJames E. McNellie's Public House
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

409 E 1st St
Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74120-1826
United States

(918) 382-7468 | map
mcnellies.com

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Added by keithatoz on 04-03-2005

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
41
Ratings:
72
Liked:
69
Avg:
4.34/5
pDev:
10.37%
 
 
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Ratings: 72 |  Reviews: 41
Reviews by StaveHooks:
Photo of StaveHooks
4.03/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

If you're a beer advocate visiting Tulsa, your best bet for beer is McNellies. The downstairs is non-smoking and if you want to smoke you have to go upstairs. The atmosphere varies from families, beer advocate, to partiers.

Beer - They have a new menu every month that stays mostly stays the same except for the draught selection and a few bottle versions. The beer selection is excellent and they have several "flights" and break them up by the country that the beer was brewed. They are very seasonal in their offerings and provide plenty of local brews as well. Some notable beers they've had on tap when I've been there are St. Bernardus Abt 12 and Hennepin. The selection is the best in Tulsa as far as I have seen.

Cask - They have 2 local Beers on cask which typically consist of "Marshall-McNellies Pub Ale & Marshall Atlas IPA" Both are fantastic are a must if you like cask beer.

Food - The food is not that memorable, but the Sweet potato fries and the cottage pie are pretty good.

My only complaint is that sometimes the bartenders don't serve the right glass for the style. Most of the time they do though. And that good beers seem to sell out quickly.

A great place to have a cask beer and potato fries.

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Photo of LifeCraft
4.26/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of rank9262
4.51/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of coastiebob
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of KLHBB
4.3/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

Photo of mbalint1
4.2/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of wheresblue
4.44/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of beerguy2324
4.73/5  rDev +9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of mojohawk21
4.58/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of donspublic
4.75/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Hit this place 3 times over 2 days. This will get me up to Tulsa to visit my daughter more often. My only bitch is I had planned to camp out here all night July 4th but they shut down so their employees could have the night off. Can't bitch about that. Their tap selection is great and it has a very good mix and they complement it with a good bottle selection. We ended up eating there twice and everyone's food was great. And I cannot forget the service, the waitstaff are very attentive and gave good recommendations when asked.

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Photo of BeerSamurai34
4.34/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Really great place with good pub food and tons of great craft beer on tap and in bottles.

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Photo of aratcliffe
4.23/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of rapayn01
4.19/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Bosoxfan20
3.95/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Friendly atmosphere with employees that generally have a solid beer knowledge. One of the best tap and bottle selections in Tulsa. Prices are okay. Maybe a little steep for OK, but better than other states I guess. Food is better than your avg pub fare. Cheap burgers on Wed.

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Photo of Tharnold89
5/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of mothman
4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of kylehay2004
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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3/5  rDev -30.9%

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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2.25/5  rDev -48.2%

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James E. McNellie's Public House in Tulsa, OK
Place rating: 95.8% out of 100 with 72 ratings
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