St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner, and with it, a three-day party to celebrate Irish culture with Guinness, Irish whiskey and Bailey's Irish Cream. Here's a look at nine genuine Irish pubs in Las Vegas that will surely have shenanigans galore for the shamrock day. May the luck of the Irish be with you.Read More
A Field Guide to Irish Pubs in Las Vegas
1. The Auld Dubliner Irish Pub
Auld Dubliner at Lake Las Vegas serves up authentic Irish cuisine such as corned beef and cabbage, beef stew and shepherd’s pie. The pub specializes in the perfect pint. Look for Guinness, Harp, Newcastle, Bass Ale, Sierra Nevada, Pilsner Urquell and Magners Ciders behind the bar, and naturally Jameson, Bushmill’s. Bushmill’s Black Bush and Middleton Irish Whiskies. The pub’s interior was designed in Dublin using authentic Irish materials to recreate a cotttage pub with lowered wood beams and a dark wooden floor.
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2. Hennessey's Tavern
Party like the Irish Downtown at Hennessey’s Tavern, a chain that started in 1976 with locations in Southern California.
3. J.C. Wooloughan's Irish Pub
An authentic Irish pub shipped directly from the Emerald Isle to Las Vegas and reconstructed for the resort, J.C. Wooloughan's serves up traditional Celtic fare, Irish beers and whiskey. Live Irish music is featured Wednesday through Saturday evenings.
4. McMullan's Irish Pub
Find family memorabilia around this Irish pub that includes artifacts from the old pubs, old photographs of the family and their friends.
5. Murphy's Law Irish Bar & Grill
This Irish pub opened in 2008 near UNLV, so expect a college crowd at this bar open 24 hours a day.
6. Nine Fine Irishmen
This Irish pub at New York-New York was named after nine men who fought for Irish independence in 1848. While they lost their battle and were later sentenced to death, the Nine Fine became martyrs. This pub of course has Irish fare and booze, along with a replica Victorian-style bar, ornate cottage areas and a two-level outdoor patio with a view of the city.
7. Quinns Irish Pub
Quinns Irish Pub at Green Valley Ranch has its share of Irish and European brews.
8. Rí Rá Irish Pub
This Irish pub inside Mandalay Place was constructed from restored pubs from Ireland. Look for a restored traditional shop bar, the former Foley’s in Timoleague, West Cork, from the 1880s in the front. The Victorian Bar, crafted in the warm pub style of 19th century Dublin and custom-made with salvaged material straight from Ireland, features a 500-pound original statue of St. Patrick. A salvaged Georgian archway leads from the Victorian bar into the Whiskey Bar with its original glazed jewelers cabinet, circa 1910, restored mahogany paneling from a bank and the oak floor from an old whiskey distillery. Finally the Music Room, originally built in 1880, with salvage artifacts such as the 1890 cherry floor and elements from the original Olympia Theatre in Dublin.
9. Three Angry Wives Pub
This Irish pub in Boca Park is open 24 hours a day and features half-priced appetizers from 2 to 6 p.m. daily.