One of the greatest things about America is that we come together to celebrate a variety of cultures, traditions, and holidays, especially if great food and cold beer are involved. St. Patrick's Day definitely involves both those things, so out of respect, we are obligated to observe Irish culture this Thursday and scarf down some corned beef and wash it down with green beer. It's just the right thing to do.
Really, where the best place to do it is the only question you should be asking. Luckily for you, we've done all the research, so this Thursday, you can concentrate on all things green. Here are the ten best Irish pubs in Broward and Palm Beach.
10. Mickey Byrne’s Irish Pub & Restaurant
1921 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood
Downtown Hollywood is as good of a place as any in South Florida to find yourself a proper Irish Pub. The area is diverse, vibrant, and full of charm. That's exactly where you will find Mickey Byrne's Irish Pub. Mickey's has mixed the feel of a traditional Irish Pub with the look of a classic American Pub, and the beer selections and cuisine tell the same
9. Maguire’s Hill
535 N. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale
Maguire's is owned and operated by people actually from Ireland, so you know you're in good hands here. Oddly, people not only rave about
8. Tim Finnegan's
2885 S. Federal Highway, Delray Beach
Finnegan's Irish-heavy menu includes dishes such as bangers and mash (a sausage, onions, and
7. Paddy Mac's
10971 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens
If a half-and-half pint and a properly seared steak
6. The Field Irish Pub & Eatery
3281 Griffin Road, Hollywood
It might be easy to miss Field's Irish Pub due to its location between I-95 and the turnpike, but you should seek it out. Creations such as Black and Tan batter-fried onion rings, house-made potato soup, and a comforting meatloaf that will remind you of your mom are available daily. A past winner of New Times' award for Best Poured Guinness in South Florida, Field's does Irish right. You can either nestle next to the fireplace inside or spread out and play drinking games on the large patio. Whatever you do, you'll enjoy it.