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Your Ultimate Guide to Irish Pubs Around WNY

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Written by Emily Morrow

Published on March 1, 2022
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Not Irish? Buffalo doesn’t care. Whether you have shamrocks running through your veins or not, head to any one of these pubs for a pint – or five – and consider yourself an honorary Irishman for the rest of the day. Or until you sober up, whichever comes last. Sláinte!

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Adolf’s Old First Ward Tavern

555 South Park Ave Buffalo, New York 14204 • $$

IrishPub Food

Buffalo

Bar

Founded in 1934 and open again in 2014, the Old First Ward Tavern brings the pub atmosphere and neighborhood bar back to the Old neighborhood.   ...

Bar Bill Tavern

185 Main St. East Aurora, New York 14052 • $

AmericanBuffalo FoodBurgersDeli-Sandwiches

South Towns

Casual Table Service

The Bar-Bill Tavern is all about coming home. You belong the minute you walk in the heavy wooden doors to when you leave your warm seat at the bar. This ...

Bar-Bill North

8326 Main St Harris Hill, New York 14221 • $$

Buffalo FoodIrishAmericanDeli-SandwichesPizzaPub Food

North Towns

Bar, Casual Table Service, Take Out

Our newest, north towns location of Bar-Bill Tavern known for the world's best Beef on Weck and Chicken Wings!   ...

Blackthorn Restaurant & Pub

2134 Seneca Street South Buffalo, New York 14220 • $$

IrishAmericanBuffalo FoodBurgersDeli-SandwichesPub FoodSeafood

South Buffalo

Casual Table Service

Blackthorn Restaurant $ Pub is the quintessential cozy, no pretense South Buffalo joint that has been serving this neighborhood for decades. They offer ...

Brennan’s Bowery Bar

4401 Transit Rd Williamsville, New York 14226 • $

AmericanBuffalo Food37963878BurgersDeli-Sandwiches

North Towns

Casual Table Service

Brennan's Bowery Bar and Restaurant was established in 1888 in New York City. Brennan s is an Irish Pub now bringing The Old Irish Tradition to Williamsville ...

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Buffalo Irish Center

245 Abbott Road Buffalo, New York 14220 • $

IrishPub Food

South Buffalo

Casual Table Service, Bar

The Buffalo Irish Center is much more than a meeting place in a pub, a bingo hall, or an establishment for little girls to learn dancing. Since 1970, the ...

Cole’s Restaurant & Bar

1104 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, New York 14222 • $$

AmericanBuffalo FoodBurgersSeafood

Buffalo

Casual Table Service

SOB Says: One of Buffalo's favorite taverns, Cole's has some of the best wings in town and always serves up a great selection of local craft beers. Along ...

Doc Sullivan’s

474 Abbott Rd Buffalo, New York 14220 • $$

Buffalo FoodIrishPub Food

South Buffalo

Casual Table Service

A Neighborhood pub set in the heart of South Buffalo's Irish Heritage district serving up cold beer $ spirits along with Pub Fare. ...

Dwyer’s Irish Pub

65 Webster St. North Tonawanda,, New York 14120 • $

AmericanBuffalo Food37963878Deli-SandwichesIrish

Niagara County

Casual Table Service

Come to Dwyer's Irish Pub for Beer on Tap and Live Music. ...

Eddie Brady’s

97 Genesee St Buffalo, New York 14203 • $

Buffalo

Bar

Eddie Brady's is located in the heart of Downtown Buffalo. Stop in for $3 Bottles, $4 Mixed Drinks, and $8 Sandwiches. ...

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Fitzgibbons Public House

429 Main St Medina, NY 14103 • $

IrishPub Food

Other

Take Out

First opening in 2016 and located in the heart of historic Medina, NY, we’ve passionately developed our tastes, our decor and refined our service to ...

Gene McCarthy’s

73 Hamburg St Buffalo, New York 14202 • $

AmericanBuffalo Food

Buffalo

Casual Table Service

Under the ownership of a team of local craft beer enthusiasts, the long time bar now features a brewery next door, which provides locally brewed beer to ...

Griffin’s Irish Pub

81 Abbott Rd Buffalo, NY 14220 • $

IrishPub Food

South Buffalo

Casual Table Service

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Hopper’s Rush Inn

2104 Seneca St Buffalo, NY 14210 • $

South Buffalo

The perfect place to order a "Genny" out of the historic Bevador cooler. Its a dark, beloved dive where pretense vanishes. Serving corned beef sandwiches ...

JP Fitzgeralds

4236 Clark St Hamburg, New York 14075 • $$

AmericanBuffalo FoodIrish

South Towns

Casual Table Service

Great Reubens and much more JP Fitzgerald s is the Southtowns hottest spot for casual fun with family and friends. From ワThe Best Reuben Sandwich ...

JP’s Pub

1986 Lakeview Rd Lake View, NY 14085 • $

IrishPub Food

South Towns

Catering, Casual Table Service

Established in 1982 by John & Karen Melisz. We started small with only 5 tables, but have grown, changed, and expanded through the years.   We now ...

Mackys Shamrock Room

1634 Bailey Ave Buffalo, NY 14212 • $

Buffalo

Catering

Catering hall/Tavern for rent. Essex st. pub style tavern to rent for parties. fundraisers, holiday parties, meetings, moral boosting events. many packages ...

Molly Maguires

834 Abbott Road Buffalo, NY 14220 • $

South Buffalo

...

Pony’s

23 Main Street Middleport, New York 14105 • $

AmericanIrishBuffalo FoodPub Food

Niagara County

Casual Table Service, Bar, Take Out

Pony's is known for it's wings. ...

Potter’s Field Restaurant & Pub

425 Potters Rd Buffalo, New York 14220 • $$

AmericanBurgersDeli-SandwichesIrishPub Food

South Buffalo

Casual Table Service

SOB Says: Potter's Field Restaurant $ Pub is an eye-catching neighborhood tavern on Potters Rd. in West Seneca. The menu is surprisingly hefty based on ...

Radigan’s

4170 Southwestern Blvd Orchard Park, NY 14127 • $$

IrishPub Food

South Towns

Casual Table Service, Take Out

Join us for exceptional Irish home-style cooking! Radigan's has a long tradition of delicious food, great service & everlasting ...

Swannie House

170 Ohio St Buffalo, New York 14203 • $

AmericanBuffalo FoodBurgersIrish

South Buffalo

Casual Table Service, Take Out

SOB Says: If you're looking for some quality pub food with some atmosphere and a side of history, then the Swannie House is calling your name. Don't let ...

The Banshee Irish Pub

257 Franklin Street Buffalo, NY 14203 • $$

IrishPub FoodAmerican

Buffalo

Casual Table Service, Bar

Traditional Irish Pub and Restaurant in the heart of Buffalo's theater district. Serving traditional Irish food and supporting Irish culture Read ...

The Irishman Pub & Eatery – East Aurora

160 Main St East Aurora, New York 14052 • $$

AmericanIrishPub Food

South Towns

Casual Table Service

The Irishman is a great place to have a business lunch, a casual dinner, or meet some friends for a cool pint of your favorite beer. ...

The Irishman Pub & Eatery – Williamsville

5601 Main St Williamsville, New York 14221 • $$

AmericanIrish

North Towns

Bar, Casual Table Service

The Irishman is a great place to have a business lunch, a casual dinner, or meet some friends for a cool pint of your favorite beer. ...

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This post was originally published in 2019 and has been updated.

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Emily is co-founder and Director of Storytelling at Step Out Buffalo. Her favorite things to do are eat, travel, and think up business ideas. Emily is originally from Hamburg, NY and her out of town friends will tell you that she loves to talk about Buffalo any chance she gets.
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