Owner Malcolm Molloy has that fresh-off-the-boat brogue that could charm the pants off your own mother. But please don’t take this for one of your run-of-the-mill McIrish pubs. Folk musicians pluck away while those-in-the-know scarf down Guinness stew or a full Irish breakfast, regardless of the witching hour (even better in colder months while sitting near the fire). Compared with many other gastropubs laying claim to the Emerald Isle, it’s a sea of tranquility.
|Venue name:||The Grafton||Contact:|
4530 N Lincoln Ave
|Cross street:||between Sunnyside and Wilson Aves|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Fri 4pm–2am; Sat 11am–3am; Sun 11am–2am|
|Transport:||El stop: Brown to Western. Bus: 11, 49, 78.|
|Price:||Average main course: $25|