Paddy’s Pizza & McMurray’s Irish Pub can handle large groups


Restaurant: Paddy’s Pizza & McMurray’s Irish Pub

Location: 351 N. Limestone St., Springfield

Telephone: (937) 323-7900

Background/overview

Brian O’Neill and his Irish/Scottish family are dedicated to Springfield. His parents Kevin and Linda O’Neill own Paddy’s Pizza & McMurray’s Irish Pub.

Paddy’s Pizza was named after his brother Patrick, and McMurray was the name of a past owner of the Irish Pub. The businesses were well received by the community for a long time at the previous location, when a fire destroyed the popular site in June 2013 and the family was left distraught.

Since his college years at Wittenberg University, Brian was living in a giant old apartment building that his parents also owned. After the fire, insurance complications led the O’Neill family to rebuild the businesses in his colossal converted place. The reopening of Paddy’s Pizza & McMurray’s Irish Pub was in January 2015.

The Wittenberg business major grad is the general manager, and Brian’s wife, Marissa, is the bar manager. The O’Neill family is grateful the worry from the fire is in the past and they can now brag, “We have a very versatile establishment. We can have large groups, private parties and outdoor dining.”

The menu

Beverages: Pepsi products (fountain)-$1.75; The full bar features the “house” spirit, Mango Daiquiri-$5/$6.

Appetizers: Cheese Balls-$6; Onion Rings-$6; Potato Skins-$7.

Salads: Side Salad-$3; Chef Salad-$6.75.

Sandwiches: BLT-$6; Stacked Ham & Cheese-$7; Paddy Burger-$7.75.

Specialty Subs (served w/chips): Chicken Pesto Club, Meatball, or Monster Italian-$6.50/$9.50.

Pizzas: Cheese Pizza-$7/$10. Toppings-$ .75/$1.25 each.

Specialty Pizzas: Irish Potato Pizza, Italian Stallion Pizza, Spicy Polynesian Pizza, or White Chicken Spinach Pizza-$10/$16.

Wings: Bone-In-$7/$12/$17; Boneless-$7.50/$12.

“Family Special”: Two large one topping pizzas-$21.

“The Combo”: A large one topping pizza, a large sub, and a two-liter of soda-$21.

Hours

4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

More information

Paddy’s Pizza & McMurray’s Irish Pub provides free delivery for the surrounding area.

There are two floors of seating. Be aware the upper floor has no handicapped accessibility. The lower floor entrance is in the back of the building attached to the big parking lot. The staff requests you call ahead to properly seat any large group.

Karaoke nights are being scheduled, so call Brian for all the details.

“The St. Patrick Day Special” hours are: 9 to 2 a.m. on Friday, March 17. Its Irish Buffet will have breakfast items, including General Mills “Lucky Charms Cereal”; lunch items, including Irish Stew and Shepard’s Pie; dinner items, including Corn Beef & Cabbage and Irish Brisket. Green beer and many Irish beers will be plentiful. Live musicians will feature bagpipers and traditional Irish melodies to entertain all day long.

Look for local restaurant profiles by Glenn and Kim Creyts every other week. For inquiries regarding this column and ideas for other restaurant profiles and suggestions for future columns, contact Glenn and Kim via e-mail at glenncreyts@att.net.



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