Failte. Welcome to JK O’Donnell’s – an Irish pub in the heart of Downtown Fort Wayne. Otherwise known as JKs or the pub by regulars. Whether you’re on your own, conducting business, or meeting up with a few mates – you will feel right at home at JKs. Pull up a barstool and enjoy our vast range of whiskeys and craft beers that accompany our homemade, traditional Irish fare. Slainte!
Enjoy delicious pub fare and an extensive drink selection – all in the friendly atmosphere of a neighborhood gathering spot.
Lunch & Dinner
Hardboiled eggs wrapped in Irish sausage and deep fried. Served with a honey mustard dipping sauce.
Beer braised pork belly, house-made refried beans, beer cheese, Scottish ale BBQ sauce, lettuce, tomato, onion, and fried wontons.
Fish & Chips
A half pound of cod with Old Speckled Hen beer batter, chips, and JK slaw.
Lamb and vegetables in a traditional gravy and topped with mashed potatoes.
JK Chicken Sandwich
Deep fried chicken breast tossed in our spicy whiskey wing sauce, topped with bacon, blue cheese crumbles, lettuce, and tomato.
Seasoned lamb with goat cheese, fried kale, and curry.
Guinness Irish Stout
Dry Stout - Guinness Ltd.
Ireland, (20oz), 4.2% ABV
Harp Euro Lager
Euro Lager - Guinness Ltd.
Ireland, (20oz), 5% ABV
Cider - Magners
Ireland, (20oz), 4.5% ABV
Hefeweizen - Weihenstephaner
Germany, (20oz), 5.3% ABV
Old Speckled Hen English Pale Ale
ESB/English Pale Ale - Morland
England, (20oz), 5.2% ABV
Bell's Two Hearted IPA
American IPA - Bell's Brewing Inc.
Michigan, (20oz), 7% ABV
Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock
Dopplebock - Ayinger
Germany, (11.2oz), 6.7% ABV
Rogue Hazelnut Brown Nectar
American Brown Ale - Rogue Ales
Oregon, (12oz), 6% ABV
Rekordelig Strawberry-Lime Cider
Cider - Abro Bryggeri
Sweden, (11.2oz), 4.5% ABV
Rochefort Trappist 10 Quadrupel
Quadrupel - Brasserie de Rochefort
Belgium, (11.2oz), 11.3% ABV
Estrella Damm Daura Gluten Free Lager
Euro Pale Lager - Damm
Spain, (11.2oz), 5.4% ABV
Wexford Irish Cream Ale
Cream Ale - Greene King
England, (14.9oz), 5% ABV
Dogfish Head 90 Minute Imperial IPA
Imperial IPA - Dogfish Head Brewing Co.
Delaware, (12oz), 9% ABV
Baltika No.6 Baltic Porter
Baltic Porter - Baltika
Russia, (16.9oz), 7% ABV
The Orkney Skull Splitter Scottish Ale
Scottish Ale - The Orkney Brewery
Scotland, (11.2oz), 8.5% ABV
Crabbie's Original Alcoholic Ginger Beer
Ginger Beer - Crabbie's
Scotland, (16oz), 4.8% ABV
Young's Double Chocolate Stout
Sweet Stout - Well’s and Young’s Brewing Co.
England, (14.9oz), 5.2% ABV
Lager - Carlsberg Group
Denmark, (12oz), 5% ABV
Celtic Crossing Irish Liquer
Unique, Smooth, Honey, Cognac, Irish Whiskey
Boru Irish Vodka
Pure, Direct, Grass, Pepper, Irish
North Shore Distillers Gin No.6
Vibrant, Complex, Citrus, Spice, Floral
Jameson Irish Whiskey
Warm, Enticing, Citrus, Leather, Sherry Wood
Red Breast 12 year Irish Whiskey
Oily, Inviting, Ginger, Cream Soda, Molasses
Green Spot Irish Whiskey
Vanilla, Charred Oak, Green Apple, Nutmeg
Ardbeg 10 year Scotch Whisky
Classic, Thick, Peat, Iodine, Sherry, Big Oak
Region: Islay/South shore
Basil Hayden Bourbon
Mild, Sweet Honey, Gentle Smoke, Spicy Rye,
House Infused Cherry or Vanilla Ginger Buffalo Trace Bourbon
Made In House From Buffalo Trace Bourbon
Middleton Very Rare
Toasted Oak, Almond, Dried Herbs, Floral, Honey
Lads & Lasses
Grilled Irish Cheddar
Bangers & Mash
2 Mini Pub Burgers
Planning a private event? Consider hosting in our Belleek Hall. We have full AV capabilities available for meetings and parties of up to 45 persons and can create special packages to cater to your needs. Please call us at (260) 420-5563 or email us at email@example.com for more information or to check availability.
From Trad music to Friday Night Trivia and from Table Top Tuesdays to the Winter Warmer, there are plenty of good reasons to meet up with a few mates at the pub. Check our Facebook page for a full list of upcoming public events.
Dec 20 - Dec 20
Join us for our 6th annual Fleet Feet Ugly Sweater Run!
Gather up your family and friends for a 3 mile run downtown while viewing all of the Holiday Festival Lights. Then, join us after at JK O'Donnell's Irish Pub for our Ugly Sweater Contest (where the ugliest sweater wins a prize), drinks, and fun. The first 350 participants that redeem an in store coupon will receive a FREE commemorative pint glass.
Admission to the event is two non-perishable food items. We will be donating all the food collected to The Community Harvest Food Bank, last year we were able to donate 1,000 pounds of food. Please note, this is not a race, this is a fun run. There will be no timing and we cannot close streets. So please abide by traffic laws.
Most of all have fun! We can't wait to see everyone at our favorite event of the season. Thank you to our sponsors: JK O'Donnell's, Fleet Feet, and Brooks Running that help keep this event free!
Admission: Two food items to donate
Please pre-register here: https://runsignup.com/Race/IN/FortWayne/FFUglySweaterRun
Dec 31 - Jan 01
The Mighty McGuiggans will be performing from 6:30-Midnight, playing your favorite tune covers from the likes of Flogging Molly, Gaelic Storm, the Pogues, Great Big Sea, Dubliners & more, plus some sea shanties, pirate tunes, and originals, intertwined with the very best jigs and reels from Ireland and Scotland, with a champagne toast at 7pm for Irish New Year!
Jan 26 - Jan 26
Tickets on sale now in the pub or on Eventbrite! $35 for glass and $25 in beer tickets. Must be 21 with a valid ID to attend. Must have tickets for admittance.