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34 of the Best Irish Bars Where You Can Grab a Pint in NYC

March 7, 2017 11:41am | Updated March 17, 2017 11:25am
From old-school drinking establishments to gastropubs, there's a bar for every kind of drinker.
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If you're looking for a place to raise a glass this St. Patrick's Day or a regular spot in your neighborhood to enjoy a pint, the city's Irish bars might be the place for you.

From old-school drinking establishments like McSorley's, which claims to be New York City's oldest continuously operating saloon, to gastropubs like The Open Door, there's a bar for every kind of drinker.

Here's a look at some of New York City's best Irish bars in all five boroughs:

A full list of bars continues under the map.

(Beer's Pint by Prune Art from the Noun Project)


Liffy II Bar,  5009 Broadway, Inwood

Coogans,  4015 Broadway, Washington Heights

McAleers,  425 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side

O'Flanagans,  1215 First Ave., Upper East Side

Dylan Murphy's,  1453 Third Ave., Upper East Side

Hurley's Saloon,  232 W. 48th St., Midtown 

Niall's,  218 E. 52nd St., Midtown East

Failte Irish Whiskey Bar,  531 Second Ave., Kips Bay

Molly's Shebeen,  287 Third Ave., Gramercy

The Globe, 158 E. 23rd St., Gramercy

Peter McManus,  152 Seventh Ave., Chelsea

Old Town Bar,  45 E. 18th St., Union Square

Swifts Hibernian Lounge,  34 E. 4th St.,  East Village

McSorley's Old Ale House,  15 E. 7th St., East Village

Mary O's,  32 Avenue A, East Village

McKenna's Pub,  250 W. 14th St., West Village

The Open Door,  110 John St., Financial District

Killarney Rose,  127 Pearl St., Financial District


Irish Haven,  5721 Fourth Ave., Sunset Park

Hartley's,  14 Putnam Ave., Clinton Hill

McManon's Public House,  39 Fifth Ave., Park Slope


Saints & Sinners,  59-21 Roosevelt Ave., Woodside

The Cuckoo's Nest Pub,  6104 Woodside Ave., Woodside

Donovan's Pub,  57-24 Roosevelt Ave., Woodside

Grandstand,  85-35 Grand Ave., Elmhurst

Mahoney's,  87-67 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica

The Gibbons' Home,  5412 69th St., Maspeth

O'Neill's,  64-21 53rd Drive, Maspeth


Rambling House,  4292 Katonah Ave., Woodlawn

An Beal Bocht Cafe,  445 W. 238th St., Fieldston


Jody's Club Forest,  372 Forest Ave., West Brighton

Duffy's,  650 Forest Ave., West Brighton

West Cork Union Hall,  502 Henderson Ave., West Brighton

Joyce's Tavern,  3823 Richmond Ave., Great Kills