Top 10 Irish Pubs in the U.S

The question is not whether to celebrate St. Patrick's Day; but where? On Monday, March 17, recommends visiting one of's Top 10 Irish Pubs in the U.S. The list includes a tavern that opened the year Abraham Lincoln was elected President and a pub meticulously restored in Ireland before being shipped to Las Vegas. If you can't make it to one of these hot spots, see below for the best bars and restaurants to celebrate the green holiday near you. Cheers!

The Marlay House
429 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.
Decatur, GA 30030

The Marlay House is a classic pub gathering place and a home-away-from-home for Irish ex-pats in Decatur, GA. Dark woods, low lighting and intimate subspaces create an interesting atmosphere.

McGillin's Olde Ale House
1310 Drury St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

McGillin's Olde Ale House, a Philadelphia tavern that opened the year Lincoln was elected president, features a large selection of regional beers and house specialties.

Ri Ra Irish Pub
The Shoppes at Mandalay Place
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
3950 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Constructed from a pub meticulously restored in Ireland then shipped to Las Vegas, almost every inch of the five bar areas of Ri Ra Irish Pub are decorated with Irish bric-a-brac and salvaged materials.

Tom Bergin's Tavern
840 S. Fairfax Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Tom Bergin's Tavern in Los Angeles has the setting of a classic Irish bar, with dim lighting, plenty of wood paneling and a theme of shamrocks.

Wilfie & Nell
228 W. Fourth St.
New York, NY 10014

At New York's Wilfie & Nell, the black leather booths fill with locals washing down microbrews and enjoying Irish pub grub.


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