Pubs are popular places to go for a pint of your favorite Irish beer and a thick, hearty steak or shepherd's pie. Most of these places get mobbed on St. Patty's day, so plan ahead...Here are our favorite picks of Irish restaurants and pubs:
Cullen Restaurant ($10 avg.) 118 St. Marks Place (btw. 1st Ave & Ave. A), 254-6636
M-Su 10am-12am, bar until 4am
Popular restaurant in the E. Village with good Irish cuisine.
Doc Watson's ($8-$17) 1490 2nd Ave. (btw. 77th St & 78th St.), 988-5300
M-F 12pm-2am, Sa & Su 11am-12am, Bar until 4am M-Su
New York's best kept secret for St. Patrick's Day is here at Doc's. Something special is brewing up here, so you can bet your britches it's going to be fun. Come and partake!
Eamonn Doran Restaurant ($13-$22) 998 2nd Ave. (btw. 52nd St. & 53rd St.), 752-8088
Failte ($18 avg.) 531 2nd Ave. (btw. 29th St. & 30th St.), 725-9440
Judge Roy Bean ($9 avg.) 39 W. 56th St. (btw. 5th Ave. & 6th Ave.), 262-8300
Enjoy the warm, friendly pub atmosphere, plus great Irish and continental cuisine. Try hors d'oeuvres, eight different beers on tap, and a three-course pre-theatre prix-fixe dinner menu.
Katy Gallagher's Inc. ($13 & under) 1267 1st Ave. (@68th St.), 734-2362
M-Su 11am-12am, bar until 4am
MacMenamin's Irish Pub ($15 & under) 93 South St. (@ Fulton St.), 732-007
McSorley's Ale House (inexpensive) 15 E. 7th St. (btw. 2nd St. & 3rd St.), 473-9148
M-F 11am-1am, Sa & Su 1pm-1am
Muldoon's Irish Pub ($13.95pf dinner) 692 3rd Ave. (btw. 43rd St. & 44th St.), 599-2750
M-Su 11am-11pm, bar until 4am
Murphy's Pub ($6-$11) 977 2nd Ave. (btw. 51st St. & 52nd St.), 751-5400
M-F 10am-4am, Sa & Su 12pm-4am
Oneill's ($12-$16) 729 3rd Ave. (btw. 45th St. & 46th St.), 661-3530
PJ Carney's Pub ($11.95 & under) 906 7th Ave. (@57th St.), 664-0056
M-Sa 11am-4am, Su 12pm-4am
Parnell's Restaurant ($12-$15) 350 E. 53rd St. (@ 1st Ave.), 753-1761