Midtown Girl by Amy Chandra - Best Irish Bars In Midtown Manhattan

In New York City, there are pubs, bars & lounges for any & every occasion. For the perfect spot to enjoy a pint, here are MG’s picks for the best Irish bars in Midtown Manhattan to celebrate St. Patrick’s day.


Tír na Nóg: 315 West 39th St.

Meaning “land of eternal youth”, this Midtown West spot is great for groups on St. Patrick’s day (it’s 6,500 sq. ft.) and features live music from 12pm-12am ($10 cover charge).

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The Landmark Tavern: 626 11th Avenue (46th St.)

An Irish Saloon since 1868, this spot is one of New York’s oldest taverns with classic decor, authentic Irish fare & an extensive whiskey selection.


Playwright Celtic Pub: 732 8th Ave (b/w 45th & 46th Sts.)

Located in the theater district, they offer many drink specials and a roof top beer garden.


Stout NYC: 133 W 33rd St.

A bi-level bar located near Penn Station, they offer many stouts on tap & a live band on St. Patrick’s Day.

Perfect Pint: 203 East 45th St.

A 4-story pub with a rooftop lounge, they offer 30 beers on tap and drink specials on St. Patrick’s day.


Turtle Bay Grill & Lounge: 987 2nd Ave., near E. 52nd St.

Often filled with a professional crowd in their 20s and 30s, this bar/lounge starts the celebration at 9am and offers open bar drink specials in the eve on St. Patrick’s Day.


The Stag’s Head: 252 E. 51st St., near 2nd Ave.

An investment-banker type crowd during their weekly happy hour, this spot offers 16 taps of American craft beer for those who are domestic brew lovers.


Cornerstone Tavern: 961 2nd Avenue, at E. 51st St.

Open at 10am, get your fix of Irish fare & music with lots of drink specials.


P.J. Clarke’s: 915 3rd Ave., at E. 55th St.

You’ll find the corporate crowd starting their St. Paddy’s Day celebration early at this Midtown staple. With an ambiance of an authentic saloon, wash down their delicious raw bar with your favorite ale on tap.


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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!