We miss the St. Mark's location of this pub, but its recently-relocated move to Avenue A still has overflowing energy. It’s hard to miss the cuisine theme at a candlelit pub that serves fish and chips in an Irish beer batter, fettucine with Irish smoked salmon, soup with a side of Irish brown bread and Baileys Irish Cream cheesecake. The food is worth your time, that is, if you can get a seat. On weekend nights its swamped with college students, who stop by for their cheap beers and lively vibe.
Irish pubs get all the acclaim, but if you’re unfamiliar with their food beyond potatoes, these Irish restaurants will convert you. There’s more to the Emerald Isle’s cuisine than just mash, and the substantial population of the Irish in New York has given rise to everything from haute takes on traditional fare to warm and boozy Irish coffees to some of the best beer and juicy sausages this side of the Atlantic. And we promise: no green beer on this list.
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