Best Irish Pubs near Chicago

March 15th, 2018 by

Looking for a good time? It’s always a grand celebration at these three Irish pubs! Make it a fun afternoon or evening out by visiting any of these standout Chicago mainstays.

Chief O’Neill’s Pub and Restaurant

With friendly service, great food and a cozy atmosphere, Chief O’Neill’s has served Chicagoland residents and visitors since 1999. You’ll find authentic Irish music, authentic Irish food, and authentic Irish coffee at Chief O’Neill’s. It doesn’t get much better than that!

Try out the shepherd’s pie served with delicious Guinness soda bread or stop by for an Irish coffee made with fresh cold whipped cream. Want to host a special event? You can do that here, too. Chief O’Neill’s welcomes weddings, rehearsal dinners, birthday parties and bridal showers.

Check out their website or Facebook page to stay up to date with upcoming events, see previous celebrations or learn more about the history behind the pub.

The Kerryman

The Kerryman, a lively Irish bar, is in the city’s River North neighborhood. The owners all hail from Co. Kerry Ireland, and head chef Damien Moloney is from Co. Limerick, giving the bar a truly authentic Irish feel.

Classics like corned beef and cabbage, fish and chips and shepherd’s pie can all be found on the menu. Don’t forget about brunch on Saturday and Sunday either, with a special menu and mimosas and Bloody Marys to enjoy.

There’s plenty of space to host your next event here as well, with a three-tiered design featuring multi-level bars, mezzanine area and VIP stage. Visit their Facebook page to learn more about the pub’s offerings.

Lizzie McNeill’s Irish Pub

This friendly neighborhood bar is located right along the Chicago River, near the Sheraton Hotel. There are always monthly and daily specials, and plenty to choose from on the menu. Traditional favorites like shepherd’s pie, bangers and mash and lamb stew are available, and there’s a full selection of spirits and beers on tap.

Table space can be reserved inside the tavern or at the outdoor patio for any event, with different party packages available for parties of 20 or more.

Hop on over to their website to learn more about the menu or visit them on Facebook to see monthly specials.

Visit Chicago’s Best Irish Pubs

The mood is always a festive one at these three Irish pubs. Pay them all a visit and enjoy the celebration!

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