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When you’re looking for an Irish pub in Boston, you’ll find at least one every few miles. However, it can be hard to figure out which one to pick.

So, if you’re looking for a place that feels like home, has excellent food, and plenty of Guinness on tap, read on for our list of the best Boston Irish pubs. But the Guinness and shepherd’s pie doesn’t stop there, as we’ve got more than 30 more

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The Banshee

934 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, MA

If you’re looking for an Irish pub in Boston to enjoy sumptuous meals and watch your favorite sports at the same time, The Banshee is your go-to place. The Banshee serves up high-quality steaks, chicken wings, and burgers on a stone – all perfect with a pint of Guinness.

This Irish pub satisfies your food, ale, and entertainment cravings with its mouthwatering menu and widescreen for your sports viewing pleasure.

You can visit The Banshee every Monday to Friday from 11 am to 1 am, and 9 am to 1 am on weekends. It’s located at 934 Dorchester Avenue in Dorchester, and you can check out their website for more info.

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The Black Rose

160 State Street, Boston

A combination of New England classics and Irish treats is the mesmerizing signature of The Black Rose. It’s also one of the best places to get a pint of Guinness, as the pub boasts four decades of pouring experience.

You’ll find an exquisite menu offering homegrown delicacies like Black Rose Spring Rolls and Grilled Salmon. And, for the pub twist, you can enjoy your meals with the refreshing taste of the Black Rose Iced Irish Coffee.

Live Music

Are food and drinks not enough? Not a problem, as the Black Rose offers live music seven nights a week to make you forget your 9 to 5 to-dos.

You can find The Black Rose pub near Faneuil Hall at 160 State Street, Boston. For more information and opening hours, visit the website.

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The Burren

247 Elm Street, Somerville

Visiting The Burren takes your palate and your entire consciousness back in time with an old-world feel and traditional Irish delicacies.

You can enjoy your meals while tapping your feet to the sweet tunes of Irish songs on music nights. And if you need a mood booster, their comedy sets will have you walking home with a grin on your face.

The Burren is located at 247 Elm St., Davis Square in Somerville. After trying it once, you’ll keep going back for the famous Burren platter – homemade clam chowder and a pirate queen drink. For more information on opening hours and brunch, visit the website.

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The Druid

1357 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Looking for the best spot to while away your afternoons and evenings doesn’t get any easier than The Druid. You see, The Druid has become a home away from home for all Irish regulars and newcomers alike. It’s famous for yummy comfort food and Guinness, weekend servings of Irish music, and banshees that float over the bars!

Enjoy homemade Irish fare and pints poured by a welcoming Irish staff with years of experience. The Druid is located at 1357 Cambridge Street in Cambridge, and check out the website for more of its tasty menu and opening hours., OTL Seat Fillers, seat filling
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Emmets Irish Pub

6 Beacon Street, Boston

Another of the best Irish pubs in Boston, Emmets, provides that authentic “Ireland feel” on Beacon Hill. It’s a spot for business and leisure folks looking for the best Irish pub experience.

Take your taste buds on an exciting journey of the Emerald Isle with an assortment of ales. But the menu is locally-inspired, with dishes like the New England Clam Chowder, Turkey Burgers, Crispy Sesame Calamari, and Emmet’s very own Caesar Salad.

Explore the entire menu of exciting dishes on their website and visit Emmets Irish Pub at 6 Beacon Street in Boston.

Another Irish Pub in Boston? Here are 30+

We know you’ll find your favorite. But, in the meantime, have fun getting to it!

CompanyAddress 1Website
Bell In Hand Tavern45 Union St
Biddy Early's141 Pearl St Ste 1
Bostonia Public House131 State St.
Broadside Tavern99 Broad St
Citizen Pub1310 Boylston St
Clarkes At Faneuil Hall21 Merchants Row
Clerys113 Dartmouth St
Corner Pub Boston162 Lincoln St
Cornwalls654 Beacon St
Croke Park Whitey's268 W Broadway
Dillon's Boston955 Boylston St
Dorset Hall367 Neponset Ave
Durty Nelly's108 Blackstone St
Eire Pub795 Adams St.
Emmets Irish Pub & Restaurant6 Beacon St
Harborside Inn Boston185 State St
Harpoon Brewery306 Northern Ave
Hennessys25 Union St
J J Donovans27 Clinton St
J J Foleys Bar & Grille21 Kingston St
J.J. Foleys Cafe117 E Berkeley St
Lansdowne Pub9 Lansdowne St
Lir Irish Pub & Restaurant903 Boylston St
Mj O'Connors Irish Pub425 Summer St
Mj O'Connors Irish Pub27 Columbus Ave
Mr. Dooley's Boston77 Broad St
Murphy's Law837 Summer St
Ned Devine's1 Faneuil Hall Market Pl
Paddy Os33 Union St
Porters Bar & Grill173 Portland St
Shenannigans Bar332 W Broadway
Solas Irish Pub710 Boylston St
The Banshee934 Dorchester Ave
The Black Rose160 State St
The Green Dragon Tavern11 Marshall St
The Harp85 Causeway St

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