Ten Best Irish Pubs & Restaurants in South Florida

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8. Paddy Mac's

Paddy Mac's is one of the few Irish spots in South Florida that goes out of its way to emphasize its edible fare over the quaffable variety. This isn't to say you can't score a well-poured pint -- nay; in fact, the bartenders do a fine job of supplying Irish beers to the masses -- but rather that the kitchen staff at Paddy Mac's (which includes a few Emerald Isle natives) prides itself on traditional dishes like Irish cottage pie and salmon boxty. There's a warm, neighborhood vibe to the restaurant/bar and a variety of outdoor and indoor seating options available to cozy up into as you chow down on Scotch eggs and fish 'n' chips.

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7. The Dubliner

Born of the Sub Culture Group minds responsible for popular spots like Dada and Tryst, the Dubliner is a focal point for action in Mizner Park. No matter the holiday or cause for celebration, the joint is typically filled with a mingling mix of FAU students, rich Boca retirees, tourists, and just-off-work locals. The Irish-inspired cuisine is made from scratch, and many of the classic Irish favorites are available on tap or by the bottle. An L-shaped outdoor area -- shared in part with the adjacent Kapow! Noodle Bar -- is a nice alternative when there's no space at one of the high-top, dark polished wood tables inside. A second location will open in downtown Fort Lauderdale this spring.


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Location Info

J.G McGuinness Irish Pub & Restaurant

1744 Main St., Weston, FL

Category: Music

Dicey Riley's Bar and Restaurant

217 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Music

Paddy Mac's

10971 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Category: Music

The Dubliner

435 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, FL

Category: Music

Mickey Byrne's Irish Pub Restaurant

1921 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, FL

Category: Music

Maguire's Hill 16

535 N. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Music

Slainte Irish Pub

1500 Gateway Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL

Category: Music

O'Shea's Irish Pub

531 Clematis St., West Palm Beach, FL

Category: Music

Tim Finnegan's Irish Pub

2885 S. Federal Highway, Delray Beach, FL

Category: Music

The Field Irish Pub & Eatery

3281 Griffin Road, Dania Beach, FL

Category: Music

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