Celebrating 29 years, O’Murphy’s is a popular destination for visitors and locals. It is the place to go when you are hungry for home cooking and comfortable surroundings. Located in town, around the corner from White’s Department Store, the distinct landmark building has an attractive, Tudor facade. Husband and wife team, Jan and Chet, are the owners of O’Murphy’s. They say they are lucky to have long time professional staff that are dedicated to making guests feel at home when they come to O’Murphy’s. “Come in as a stranger, leave as a friend”
is their motto.”We Jove Montauk and truly enjoy working in the restaurant, meeting new guests and welcoming our regulars. The couple are involved in every process of running this family owned business, and remark that visitors instantly notice the friendly atmosphere. O’Murphy’s menu is extensive and new entrees and additions are continuously added to reg ular favorites. Creating menu selections isfine team led by head ChefErnesto Sanchez running the kitchen. He is as sisted by Chef Franciso Estrella, Chef Geovanny Garcia and Chef Davie! Ruiz. Come hungry to enjoy generous portions, reasonably priced and ab solutely delicious! It is a winning menu and every member in your party will find several favorites prompting revisits to try others! Popular for Irish fare, O’Murphy’s menu offers a tempting choice of lunch and dinner specials. Lunch specials start at $9.95 and are available daily. Consider Shepherd’s Pie, Lamb Stew with fork tender succulent pieces of lamb and classic burgers and a long list of house specialties. For mussel lovers, try mussels and garlic bread at$16.95.It’s huge sized! Check out the long list of sandwich specialties that include grilled chicken, French Dip Sliced roast beef or the absolutely delicious steak sandwich on a garlic roll. How about a wrap or quesadilla with grilled chicken or roasted vegetables? Burger lovers will just have to order the Famous 9 oz O’Murphy’s Burger with up to 3 toppings or the turkey or
veggie burger when you return.
As repeat visitors, we always try something different. Our choice of appe tizers was the coconut shrimp and lobster cakes. Both were expertly prepared and tasty. That evening the Chicken Saltim bocca caught my eye and what a fabulous choice it was. Two large pieces of sauteed chicken breast with sliced prosciutto ham, diced tomatoes in a sherry wine sauce and topped with melted mozzarella over linguine. Every bite was a sensory delight! Having a difficult time deciding from the Blackened Swordfish, Spicy Tuna, grilled salmon, or the sauteed shrimp scampi my husband finally opted for the scampi and came up with another winner. Jumbo, succulent shrimp with fresh tomatoes and spinach in a light cream sauce with lemon garlic, shallots and white wine served over linguine was so delicious that I reached over to taste it for myself after hearing his repeated praise about the meal. Another positive note about O’Murphy’s is the varied din ner selections that range from pasta, poultry meat and of course Montauk vis itors’ favorite, seafood. The night we ate, the dining room was full and guests con tinually entered. No matter the tastes of each diner; there is something for every body in the party to enjoy. Grilled pork chops, Hungarian beef goulash, 24 oz Porterhouse steak and barbecued ribs add to the choices mentioned above. Also a hit is their creation “The Montauk Beach Salad” chocked filled with eight in gredients and delectable Apple Cider vinaigrette. Diners can also add grilled chicken, salmon or shrimp on top of the salad, which is quite popular. As we were deciding what to pick, within 30 minutes of our arrival six more tables were filled on this week night attesting to the popu larity of O’Murphy’s. Patrons also look forward to the Early Dinner Special served Tuesday-Thursday from 5-6 pm which includes soup or salad and entree for $17.95. Monday nights 2 Dinner Spe cials for $35.95 offers choices of steaks, pork chops, salmon, tuna pasta, Fish ‘n Chips and more. Coming to Montauk is the perfect opportunity to enjoy fantastic fresh fish and O’Murphy’s Pan Seared Tuna, served rare over a mesculan salad and ponzu sauce. Don’t miss the cornflake crusted local striped bass filet with roasted corn and pineapple relish served with mashed potatoes. Families with children are more than welcome and a Kid’s Menu has a full page of favorites. They also do take out orders for those on the go and parties for groups.
Martini lovers will be delighted at the choices for the amazing flavors and other bar specials that makes O’Murphy’s the perfect place to stop in with friends after a busy day. How about a “Montauk Sunrise, “Montauk Breeze•: Chocolate Martini or the new favorite the”Pomegranate Martini”, to get your taste buds smiling? Beer drinkers will find something to “wet their whistle” with the vast selection of Irish and American beers. Wine is available by the glass or bottle. Old world cooking, as mom or grandma used to make, is available at O’Murphy’s! The knockout dessert selections are not to be missed and when I dine out, dessert is ALWAYS a must! How does Bailey’s Heathbar ice cream cake, which is O’Murphy’s signature dessert, Pina Colada Cake or a Brownie Ice cream Sundae sound? We had tl1e Bailey’s Heathbar ice cream cake and each bite you could taste the artful blending of Baileys with the infusion of the Heathbar bits. Perfect complement to a perfect dinner! While you are looking for another great meal ender, peek at their coffee list.
O’Murphy’s has karaoke every Saturday night at 10 pm with Helen “The Diva”. On Sunday, starting at 6pm Michael Dann, vocalist and acoustic guitarist per forms for guests. Call O’Murphy’s or check their website for entertainment updates or read it in The Montauk Sun. The late night scene is a great place for friends to meet or make new friends enjoying a night of terrific food and entertainment. O’Murphy’s Pub is open year round, every day for lunch and dinner. Lunch starts at 11:30 am and dinner from 5 pm to 11 pm nightly. Group parties or functions can be arranged. Credit cards are accepted. No reservations are necessary. O’Murphy’s Pub is located at 99 The Plaza, across from tl1e Tower on the Plaza. Their telephone number is (631) 668-5005. Visit their website at OMurphysPub.com. Enjoy a wonderful meal in a cozy, friendly, casual atmosphere, serving true Irish country dishes and more. Come in for the best mussels, best burgers, best seafood and best steaks. You, too, will come in as a stranger and leave as a friend.