Top Irish Pubs in St. Louis

July 11, 2011 12:01 PM

Nothing quite compares to a good Irish pub. From the best traditional Irish fare in town, to the best brews and atmosphere, we hope that with a little Irish luck you’ll find yourself enjoying one of these top spots. – Ashley Long

The Dubliner

1025 Washington Avenue
Saint Louis, Mo. 63101
(314) 421-4300

This spacious yet cozy Downtown spot offers a great traditional atmosphere, with a bit of upscale flavor. You’ll find their drink selection is varied and reasonably priced, with tons of Irish beers on tap. While there, be sure to try one of the Irish whiskeys (their Hot Toddy is to-die-for), as well as their house-made bangers. Plus, drop back in on the weekends to enjoy live Irish music!

Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 a.m.; Sunday and Monday, 11 a.m. to midnight.

Seamus McDaniel’s

1208 Tamm Avenue
Saint Louis, Mo. 63139
(314) 645-6337

Located in Dogtown and the heart of St. Louis’ Irish community, this top spot pours up a mean pint of Guinness and offers what is undoubtedly one of the area’s absolute best burgers – the Bleu Cheese Bacon burger is a must. It’s always bustling, and the patio is great for outdoor relaxation. To top it all off, this place is also kid-friendly.

Hours: Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Llywelyn’s Pub

4747 McPherson Avenue
Saint Louis, Mo. 63108
(314) 361-3003

Llywelyn’s Pub has made a name for themselves in St. Louis by serving up some of the most authentic Celtic cuisine in town. Join them in the Central West End on the 17th for corned beef and cabbage specials, plus live Irish music all day long! They also offer all day happy hours every Monday, $1 burger night on Tuesdays, and Lenten specials available Fridays, now through April 24th.

Other locations include Soulard, Webster Groves and St. Charles, and if you live in O’Fallon, then you’re also in luck! They’re also opening up a brand new location in WingHaven.

Hours: Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to midnight.

O’Connell’s Pub

4652 Shaw Avenue
Saint Louis, Mo. 63110
(314) 773-6600

At the intersection of Shaw and Kingshighway sits this little slice of Irish pub heaven. Their roast beef and onion rings are truly top-notch, and they boast great daily specials all for under $8! Popular picks include the Monday night baked ham, Reuben Tuesdays, and Friday’s fish & chips. When you stop by, be sure to also browse their great selection of Irish whiskeys and scotch.

Hours: Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 a.m.; Sunday, noon to midnight.

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The Bleeding Deacon Public House

4123 Chippewa
Saint Louis, Mo. 63116
(314) 772-1813
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A unique blend of ingredients, homemade sauces and a diverse beer selection make for a refreshing take on the usual pub delights at The Bleeding Deacon in Tower Grove. At modest prices, their food makes a big impression. Their fish and chips are sure to please, and they’re also known for their unusual, yet highly-popular bacon brownies!

Hours: Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.; Saturday, noon to 1:30 a.m.; Sunday, noon to midnight.