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James E. McNellie's Public House

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

41 Reviews
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
Score:
94
Reviews:
41
Ratings:
72
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
5.4%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews by tronester:
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4.6/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

McNellie's is one of Tulsa's most popular bars. It is also, IMO Tulsa's best beer bar (even though I've seen staff there wear shirts that say "Probably Tulsa's best bar").

The tap selections are quite impressive, almost all are craft imports or U.S. microbrews, and there are a LOT of them. The bottled selection is even bigger. The best feature, however, is the beer engine with two taps. The only cask ale in Tulsa can be found here.

The Pub seems to be crowded just about all the time, even on a Saturday afternoon the downstairs bar can be almost full. If you go at peak times, expect to wait a bit. However, the wait is worth it, for the food is almost as great as the beer. The burgers are tasty, shepherds pie great, and the sweet potato fries have a cult following.

If you are in Tulsa, this is the place to go if you are looking for Beer. Have a pint of the Marshall Brewing Mcnellie's Pub Ale on Cask, you will never want to leave.

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More User Reviews:
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4.26/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of rank9262
4.51/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of coastiebob
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
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 -1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of wheresblue
4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of beerguy2324
4.73/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of mojohawk21
4.58/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of donspublic
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%
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 +1.9%
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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4.23/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of rapayn01
4.19/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Bosoxfan20
3.95/5  rDev -7.3%
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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5/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of mothman
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of kylehay2004
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of 22Blue
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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3/5  rDev -29.6%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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2.25/5  rDev -47.2%

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4.36/5  rDev +2.3%

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James E. McNellie's Public House in Tulsa, OK
4.26 out of 5 based on 72 ratings.
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