Best 8 Irish Pub in Houston

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Keep in mind, this article is in ascending order. We’ve saved the best Irish Pub for last. Enjoy the list!


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If you’re looking for Irish pubs in Houston with fantastic live music then be assured of getting an amazing spot. Houston is a renowned city housing the amazing best Irish pubs giving the Houston community authentic and traditional Irish pubs. In Houston, there’s plenty of Irish-themed fun to be hand. These Irish pubs in Houston will get you started for your St. Patrick’s day in Houston. Houston’s Irish bars are nice spots to hang out year-round actually, as they offer a place to leisurely drink and socialize.  If you hang out in any of them regularly you’ll get to know the regulars and eventually be a part of that bar’s community if you choose, similar to the communities that make up the original or “public houses”. With over 18 Irish pubs in Houston and surrounding areas, you’re bound to find your next favorite neighborhood watering hole.

8. Shamrocks Pub & Grill

Shamrocks Pub & Grill


Are you looking for an awesome Irish pub in Houston? Then Shamrocks Pub & Grill is the place to be! Shamrocks Pub & Grill is a humble’s Irish premier party bar! Head to Shamrocks Pub & Grill and kick back in our updated Irish Pub, a Billiard table, 4 Dart Boards, 2 Golden Tees, over 6 HDTVs (an 85″ UHD TV) & more! Or dance the night away on the Club-side, awesome stage for live music/DJs, a 12′ HD Screen, over 20 HDTVs, 7 Billiard tables & much more!. Shamrocks Pub & Grill pub features Karaoke, DJ, Trivia nights, UFC, Dance Floor, Billiards, Darts, Free WI-FI, cozy atmosphere, awesome indoor dining, friendly bartenders, live sports on huge TV screens, fantastic food as the chef has a true love of cooking and is one of the main staples of the pub.

7. The Public House

The Public House


Good Food, Good Beer, Good Whiskey, Good Fun!. The Public House Bar Hours are Monday 2 p.m.- midnight, Tuesday 2 pm-midnight, Wednesday 2 pm-midnight, Thursday 2 pm-midnight, Friday 11 am – 2 am, Saturday 11 am-2 am, and Sunday 2 pm-midnight. The Public House is an Irish pub established for friends old and new at Villagio Town Center. They feature the best in Irish fare, such as our signature house fish & chips with fat sliced potatoes and cod battered with Shiner beer — plus an Irish twist on nachos, our famous Paddy Melt dripping with goodness… and, of course, Irish Coffee! They adore the Irish culture so much that we added a “Pub Life” section filled with bragging rights and trivia. In fact, they serve a scrumptious fudge and caramel Lava Cake in honor of Irishman Hans Sloane, the inventor of chocolate milk!

6. Johnny McElroy’s Irish Pub & Patio

Johnny McElroy's Irish Pub & Patio


Looking for a fun neighborhood bar with a great patio and good company? Look no further than Johnny McElroy’s Irish Pub. The pub takes its cue from Ireland’s many pubs that act as a meeting place and hangout for locals. The converted house has a large outdoor patio that’s perfect for warm Houston nights. The pub also offers free WiFi.

5. Mo’s Irish Pub

Mo's Irish Pub


Mo’s Irish Pub is Vintage Park’s Favorite Pub with great food and amazing beer. The first location opened in downtown Milwaukee in 2003. Mo’s was named after founder Johnny Vassallo’s mother, Maureen, who is of 100 percent Irish heritage. Vassallo was invited by Guinness to travel to Ireland where he spent time visiting traditional pubs and learning about Irish culture. From his travels, he was inspired to import the first pub bar straight from Ireland, transporting guests to The Emerald Isle the minute they walk through the doors.

4. McGonigel’s Mucky Duck

McGonigel's Mucky Duck

McGonigel’s Mucky Duck is an intimate Irish pub with live music, craft beer, wine, and the Best Fish & Chips in Houston (served for Lunch and Dinner). The Houston pub features concerts with national touring acts, Open Mic Night, Game Night, Irish Session, and the best St. Patrick’s Day party in Texas. They are open for lunch Monday thru Saturday at 11 am and our kitchen remains open throughout the day. Their full menu is available till 10:30 pm. We have a limited food menu from 10:30 pm until closing. McGonigel’s Mucky Duck Pub features awesome live music, friendly bartenders and generally all the staff, a stylish interior, great delicious food, a large wine list, free WI-FI, big TVs, and a nice selection of draft beers.

3. Irish Pub- Kenneally’s

Irish Pub- Kenneally's


Irish Pub – Kenneally’s opened its doors in October 1983 with the idea of becoming a comfortable, friendly, family-owned pub that offers good food, drinks, and fun times. Irish Pub Kenneally’s was established with the concept of becoming a relaxed, friendly, family-run pub that provides great food, great drinks, and amusement. For more than twenty-five years, it has been a prosperous and famous establishment with patrons from all over the world and is known internationally for pulling one of the best pints outside of Ireland. Their famous Chicago-style thin-crust pizza is made from scratch and they offer a broad selection of draught beer, wines, whiskey, and other beverages.

2. Hugh O’connors

Hugh O'connors


Hugh O’Conners is the best Irish Pub in Houston and the best local hangout joint. Going into a bar you haven’t been to before can be daunting. You’ll definitely wonder if the food is good? The type of beer on the tap? There are too many so-called Irish pubs in Houston and they happen to be Irish by name, not this one. This place is more than pints of Guinness on tap with an open kitchen for typical pub grub. There are 19 beers and a cider on tap. They have a wide array of liquor available including several Tequilas and a few wines. They offer an extensive collection of Irish Whiskey.

1. Pimlico Irish Pub

Pimlico Irish Pub


Pimlico is the best Irish Pub in Houston with the best Guinness Excellence Award and it’s in a great prime location. Today visit an authentic Irish-owned and operated pub. They take their pints seriously and serve fabulous Guinness. Pimlico is open on Saturday – Sunday from 1 p.m. – 2 a.m., and Monday – Friday from 2 p.m. – 2 a.m. There’s Trivia Monday nights at 8 p.m. Pimlico Pub is a cozy Irish sports pub offering an array of Irish & local brews, event nights & patios. Great Irish pub to grab a pint after a rough workday.

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In Conclusion

Irish bars in Houston have all that Irish pubs should have from Irish bar snacks, a roster of the finest Irish whiskey, a steady European crowd amping up the nights’ shenanigans, a friendly pack of regulars, scotch to craft beers by the bottle, and tap, charming old-world vibe, traditional Irish pub through sophisticated decor, an all-Irish management team, a solid lineup of tinctures, and

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