It doesn’t need to be St. Patrick’s Day for you to enjoy an Irish Pub. There is no better way to relax than filling your stomach with a heart-warming, savory meal, along with a pint or a good Irish whiskey, so we’ve put together a list with some of the best Irish restaurants and pubs in the Tampa Bay Area.
702 N Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL 33602
Are you looking for the ultimate Irish experience? Then Four Green Fields, located along the Tampa Riverwalk in downtown Tampa’s Curtis Hixon Park, is the place for you. Once you get there, you will feel like you stepped foot in Ireland, as they are America’s only authentic thatched-roof pub! The menu is very diverse, offering Irish meals such as Sheperd’s Pie and Guinness Stew.
A game-day staple in Downtown Tampa since 1997, Hattrick’s is the perfect place for big sports fans. The menu is divided into sections, starting with Pre-Game food all the way through Third Period meals. There are TV screens from every angle so that no one misses a bit of the game while eating their food.
Visit Hattrick’s at 107 S Franklin St. for a casual, laid-back evening with some delicious options such as wings, nachos, and burgers!
304 E Davis Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606
Whether you want to catch a game or hang out while enjoying live Irish music, Molly Malone’s in Davis Islands has it all. There’s even an outdoor pet-friendly dining space, so bring along the whole family! FYI: Additional locations can be found in New Port Richey and Sarasota.
Locations in Downtown, Westchase and Carrollwood
Maloney’s is another great option to go to choose for St. Patrick’s Day. In fact, they will be hosting a special St. Patrick’s Day event on Thursday, March 17 at all three locations. Join them for delicious Irish fare, live music, and refreshing green beers and celebrate the luckiest day of the year! Maloney’s also offers tasty bowls to enhance your senses.
Locations in Hyde Park, Westchase, West Shore Plaza and Wiregrass
Also known as “the people’s pub”, Irish 31 has a chef-driven menu that will leave you wanting more! Visit them and try Irish classics like Pie of the Sheperd or their Chicken Pot Pie. Their main goal is to make you feel like home, so don’t hesitate to bring your family along for this experience. In addition, they offer wonderful live entertainment every night!
2307 W Azeele St, Tampa, FL 33609
Live music on the weekends, great pours, and a spacious outdoor patio make this Irish pub the ideal hangout any time of the year!
405 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606
MacDinton’s is a very popular bar among college students in SoHo. They also offer classic Irish meals as well as popular bar foods for their guests to enjoy. In addition, they have an amazing outdoor patio area, so you can enjoy the nice Florida weather while you have a great time with your friends. Check out their website to learn more about their daily events and live music.
29 3rd St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
This cozy Irish pub in St. Pete features authentic Irish fare (including Shepherd’s Pie and a traditional Irish breakfast), Guinness pours, live music every weekend, and a chill outdoor patio. Speaking of Guinness, you can enjoy $5 Guinness pours all day every Thursday here. The warm interior with rich wood finishes will make you want to stay awhile.
701 W Lumsden Rd, Brandon, FL 33511
O’Brien’s is the creation of three Irish friends who wanted to give the Brandon community a sense of Irish culture. Offering the best of both worlds, you can enjoy great Irish food as well as other classic bar meals while you watch your favorite sports. O’Brien’s has over 40 TVs where they show a variety of sports events throughout the day. They also have live music featuring some of the best local bands of Brandon. In addition, they have a wide variety of craft beer options to satisfy every preference.
465 Main St, Dunedin, FL 34698
In business since 1992, this Irish pub in Dunedin serves up authentic Irish dishes like Shepherd’s Pie and Corned Beef and Cabbage. Other menu items feature Guinness-infused gravy and pulled corn beef. Cozy up with a pint and listen to live Irish music Wednesday through Saturday nights.