Molly’s Pub and Shebeen

Bars , Beer bars Midtown
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Molly's Shebeen
Molly's Shebeen
Molly's Shebeen
This rustic East Side Irish retreat gets it right. Thickly accented bartenders tend to off-the-clock Manhattanites and pastoral touches—a whitewashed facade, sawdust-covered floor and Celtic crosses—make the tavern feel like it's been transplanted from the Emerald Isle countryside. Get in the spirit with a pint of Murphy's Stout ($7), a creamy swig brewed in County Cork using a 150-year-old recipe. If none of the four Irish beers on tap appeal, opt for one of the dozen-plus whiskeys, including the peppery Powers Gold Label ($8).
Venue name: Molly’s Pub and Shebeen
Address: 287 Third Ave
New York
Cross street: between 22nd and 23rd Sts
Opening hours: Mon–Sat 11am–4am; Sun noon–4am
Transport: Subway: 6 to 23rd St
Price: Average drink: $5. AmEx, DC, Disc, MC, V
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If you are in the mood for Irish fare, but don't want to go somewhere over the top and crazy, I totally recommend Molly's! 

I visited this Irish pub in the middle of winter on a Tuesday night, and it was exactly the cure for a cold night. Once you enter, Molly's gives a cozy and homey vibe, a nice escape from the typical NYC fancy fare. Staff was exceptionally friendly, treating me and my friend as if we were in their own home.

Furthermore, the food tastes delicious! Being new to Irish food, I decided to have the Shepherd's Pie. Definitely no regrets there.