5 Best Irish Bars in Boston

Finding the best Irish bars in Boston can be very difficult. With its large Irish population, there are numerous Irish pubs in the area. To help with your quest here are the top 5 Irish bars/pubs in the Boston area.

  1. The Black Rose located on State street has been known by many as "the best Irish pub" in Boston for years. From their bangers and mash to their Jameson spiked cocktails this authentic Irish pub has something for everyone.  Including famous bands such as U2 and the Chieftains, that used to frequent the pub.  So for the best and most authentic Irish food and drinks, be sure to visit. The Black Rose: 160 State St., Boston, MA, 02109 (617) 742-2286.

  2. An Tua Nua is centrally located neat Kenmore Square, Fenway Park and Boston University. They are known for their Guiness beef stew that is a uniquely, delicious dish.  An Tua Nua also has many different theme nights, from goth night to Karaoke there is always something fun happening.  They even have a game night complete with Connect 4, Mancala, "Wii Sports" and "Rock Band 2."  You are sure to have a fun time. An Tua Nua: 835 Beacon St., Boston, MA, 02215, (617) 262-2121.

  3. Paddy O's, located on Union street in downtown, might be part of a chain, but it is still a great choice. The Guiness is always on tap, and they offer some of the best Irish food in Boston.  Paddy O's also has many American dishes on the menu with an added Irish touch.  Paddy O's is a great choice for comfort food and delicious Irish beer. Paddy O's: 33 Union St., Boston, MA, 02108, (617) 263-7771.

  4. Ned Devine's in Quincy Market is hard to beat on a hot sunny day. Located in the middle of Fanuel Hall, this pub is the perfect pit stop after a day of shopping.  It is decorated with wood paneling imported from Ireland, as well as brass fixtures and cozy seating.  It is also a popular nightlife destination that offers music and big screen TV's.  One of their must try menu items is the lobster mac n' cheese along with a cocktail called the "Beantownah," a mixture of Jameson whiskey, ginger ale and lemon and lime juices. Ned Devine's: 1 Faneuil Hall Market Place Boston, MA, 02109, (617) 248-8800.

  5. Times Irish Pub and Restaurant located in the financial district  is sometimes forgotten.  It overlooks Boston harbor and offers a large range of beer and Irish food.  With 20 taps to choose from it can sometimes be a hard decision to make.  However, you can never go wrong with a Guinness and a bowl of their award winning clam chowder. Times Irish Pub: 112 Broad St. Boston, MA, 02110, (617) 357-8463.

show comments

What Others Are Reading Right Now.