Fiddle & Whistle Irish Pub

Fiddle & Whistle Irish Pub


Okay I could have swore I saw something going on Thursday night. Am I going crazy? Or does the Fiddle have an event going on?
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Bon Jecci at the Fiddle, 9-7-2018.
Open mic. night, 2/27/2018, with Bon Jecci
Open mic. night, 2/27/2018
Taken on 10-10-2017.

Marshalltown's Only Irish Pub! 14 imported and craft beers on tap. A variety of bottles, and a variety of handcrafted cocktails for every season. Specials daily! Free WiFi, but the company, music and conversation is too good for the need�

In villages all over Ireland, pub culture plays a pivotal role in social life. Village folks don't sit in front of the television after supper; they meet at the local pub. These pubs have a special ambiance and charm, which invites people to relax and be themselves. They enjoy the art of conversation, carouse in music and indulge in distinctive beer. All this adds up to a fun, down-to-earth experience that the Irish call "Craic." Craic (pronounced “crack”) is not something that you can hold in your hand, nor can you see it on the wall, yet when you walk into a pub and it is there, you definitely feel it. Craic is that little something extra that you do for each of your guests so that they have a great time when they come to visit. Fiddle & Whistle’s craic is what we hope will bring you back again and again. Céad míle fáilte Cheers! Aaron and Michele Buzbee

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[03/17/20]   It is with very heavy hearts that we have to close our doors for two weeks today, due to COVID-19.

As we stated last night; If there’s one thing we know for sure, it’s the Irish way to persevere. Our toast, Sláinte, literally means good health and we at Fiddle & Whistle wish upon you only the best of health.

We thank you for your support of small business. This isn’t the the first time we’ve had to call on you for your support to fill the pub with love and laughter, with cheers to our Irish good luck when we reopen.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day,
Shel & Aaron Buzbee and our outstanding bartenders

If there’s one thing we know for sure, it’s the Irish way to persevere. Our toast, Sláinte, literally means good health and we at Fiddle & Whistle wish upon you only the best of health.

With the health of our patrons, staff and community at the forefront, we have decided to postpone our St Patrick’s Day celebrations. While we remain open tomorrow, we have felt it is irresponsible to promote the large social gathering we excitedly look forward to each year.

Small businesses like ours are doing everything we can to increase sanitation with our already high standards.

Do your part, if you feel unwell, stay away.

We thank you for your support of small business. This isn’t the the first time we’ve had to call on you for your support to fill the pub with love and laughter, with cheers to our Irish good luck.
Shel & Aaron Buzbee

[02/05/20]   Irish jam is in 30 minutes, where are you at Marshalltown?

[01/17/20]   Due to storm Jacob, all Hive Hospitality businesses will be closed for the remainder of the day. The safety of our staff and customers is of upmost importance to us. Stay safe out there!

Irish Jam tonight at 7:00!

Are you ready to wet your whistle and have some giggles? 8:00 tonight!

TUESDAY from 5-7pm at Fiddle and Whistle

Come and sample two local cheeses while sipping on your favorite beer or wine. We will have Smoked Sriracha Cheddar and Muenster cheeses to try.

Happy October, friends! It’s also the first Tuesday of the month, so we’ll see you at 7:00 for Irish Jam 🍂 🎶 🍂

Hello pub friends!

Michele and I have been fortunate enough to have been asked to be a part of a web-based docu-series featuring Iowa entrepreneurs that is being released in 2020. The majority of the episode has already been shot but the producer is asking for one final shot of a busy pub while I play a live song I have written.

The shoot is at 6:30pm tomorrow (September 12th) and we'd love to have you there. Now it may require a couple takes so you may have to listen to the song a couple times, so for your trouble we are offering a free drink on us if you come between 6-7pm.

We'd be so honored to see you there.

Aaron Buzbee

New specials 🍁🍀🍂

Fall awaits— and our Oktoberfest is only $4 a pint all night long!
Irish Jam for live music too 🤗

Come see our bartenders tomorrow, Sept 3 for Tap Tuesday and Irish Jam!! 🍻🍀

Two new brews for you to enjoy on this fine Friday!
Ska Brewing - Pink Vapor Stew Sour ✨
Firestone Walker - Luponic Distortion IPA👾
#ska #firestone #craftbeer

Hunter and Cassidy!


[08/03/19]   We will be open at 1:00 PM today! 🍻

Big Grove 1939 Amber Ale is now flowing here at ye olde Fiddle and Whistle!
Come snag a pint today!
#craftbeer #iowabrew #biggrove #1939 #justtapped

Need to cool off with an ice cold beer stop in the Fiddle and choose from one of our domestics or from one of our 14 beers on tap!

One Year ago our beautiful city experienced something we thought would never happen.
An F3 tornado ran its course through the heart of our town. And it changed us.
In an impressive show of the true nature of humanity, the people of our town wasted no time rolling up their sleeves and getting to work. Neighbor helping Neighbor. Stranger helping Stranger.
Over the past 12 months we have watched the people of our city grow stronger and more compassionate to one another. In the midst of a disaster, we created something beautiful; Unity.
Our Gratitude to still be here, at 20 W Main Street, is forever overflowing.
We Love You, Marshalltown.
#unity #marshalltownstrong

JUST TAPPED - and it’s delicious! #confluence #foolsgoldlager #craftbeer

We are pumping out the jams!
You can snag one of these beautiful Crosley turntables down at Wax Xtatic in downtown Marshalltown! Thanks for the sweet new new turntable, John! #crosley #vinyl #supportlocalbusiness #r&bnight

New Board, who dis? #summer #events #superiorcocktails

SUMMER SPECIAL: This heat is totally wicked, man. Combat the humidity and general unpleasant feeling of sweating while doing nothing with $4.00 pints of Grapefruit Bohemian from Exile!

Local musician Adam Gaffney performs on Show Me St. Louis

You can catch Adam Gaffney this month on the 26th! We are always so stoked when he comes through! Don’t miss it! Gaffney's original songs range from Rock & Roll, Blues, Americana, to Country music.

If you’re at the pub soon, you can snag a coupon for 15% off vinyl! In turn, you’ll get a coupon for Fiddle, from them! You should probably check out these sweet local tunes as well 😎

Guess what I got today!
Land of Blood and Sunshine House of Bellows.
Drops July 23rd.
You can pay for yours in advance here at wax. UPDATE: 2 sold today... 10 left in store. Reserve yours now. Btw, I played it four times today in store. It's really, really good!
$20 and tax.
Rock on

[06/17/19]   Monday is for MULES! Come enjoy a dollar off all our flavors! 😁

[06/16/19]   Main Street is without power, we have closed for the remainder of the evening.

[06/14/19]   Happy Friday! Come visit us! It’s a dollar off our Pub Favorites ❤️

Meet Florence.
Named after Florence Nightingale, this summer drink is smooth and refreshing. made with Hendricks gin, limoncello, basil and lime. She won’t disappoint! #superiorcocktails #fiddlefriday #craftcocktails #yummo

Thirsty Thursday!!! Come and get your $1 beer Miller High Life and PBR!!!

[06/06/19]   Random Beer Fact: 12-ounces of a typical American pale lager actually has fewer calories than 2 percent milk or apple juice.
It's good for you!
Come snag a 12 oz can of Miller High Life or PBR today for only a dollar!

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20 W Main St
Marshalltown, IA

Opening Hours

Monday 15:00 - 00:00
Tuesday 15:00 - 00:00
Wednesday 15:00 - 00:00
Thursday 15:00 - 00:00
Friday 15:00 - 02:00
Saturday 15:00 - 02:00
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