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Top 10 Irish pubs in the US



Name another day besides St. Patrick’s Day when beers change color. Everybody can enjoy March 17, regardless of heritage. We've rounded up the best bars, pubs and restaurants around the country where you can celebrate this merry holiday, or enjoy a pint and a plate of corned beef and cabbage any time of the year. Here are our selections of the Top 10 Irish Pubs in the U.S.

Doyle’s Café

3484 Washington St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Doyle's Café in Boston serves up square meal-pub grub, an excellent weekend brunch and a selection of more than 50 types of suds.

The Harp

4408 Detroit Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44113

The Harp sets itself apart with live music nights, an Irish/American menu, and a huge patio offering views of the Lake Erie shore and Cleveland skyline.

The Irish Bank Bar & Restaurant

10 Mark Ln.
San Francisco, CA 94108

The lively atmosphere at The Irish Bank Bar & Restaurant in San Francisco attracts a big after-work crowd.

The Irish Oak

3511 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60657

Feast on authentic fare like Irish soda bread, Galway beef and Guinness stew at The Irish Oak near Wrigley Field in Chicago.

Kelly's Irish Times

Irish Times Building
14 F St. NW
Washington, DC 20001


Kelly's Irish Times in Washington, DC offers an all-Irish experience in a boisterous setting with loads of charm and loads of brews.

McGillin's Olde Ale House

1310 Drury St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

McGillin's Olde Ale House, a Philadelphia tavern that opened the year Lincoln was elected president, features a large selection of regional beers and house specialties.

McGuire's Irish Pub

600 E. Gregory St.
Pensacola, FL 32502


With an on-site brewery and an 8,000-bottle wine cellar, McGuire's Irish Pub in Pensacola offers plenty of options to wet your whistle on St. Patrick's Day.

Rosie McCaffrey’s Irish Pub & Restaurant

906 E. Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85014

Rosie McCaffrey's in Phoenix has the ambience and rollicking spirit of an old-time Irish pub.

Tom Bergin's Tavern

840 S. Fairfax Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036

After a long renovation, Tom Bergin's Tavern opened with new, more comfortable digs. The setting is still that of a classic Irish bar, with dim lighting, plenty of wood paneling, and a theme of shamrocks.

Wilfie & Nell

228 W. Fourth St.
New York, NY 10014

At New York's Wilfie & Nell, the black leather booths fill with locals washing down microbrews and enjoying Irish pub grub.


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