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5 Irish pubs in Austin


Visit B.D. Riley’s to enjoy a true Irish Pub this St. Patrick’s Day | Photo by Jane Yun

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It’s time to break out the green clothes and shamrock swagSt. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner.

From attending festivities to cooking up corned beef and cabbage, there are many ways to celebrate. If you’re hoping to spend St. Patrick’s Day the Irish way, grab a pint (or two, or three) at a local pub.

We’ve rounded up five cozy bars and traditional pubs where you can raise a glass of Guinness and snack on Irish fare. 🍻

B.D. Riley’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, 1905 Aldrich St., Ste. 130

The locally-owned + operated pub is a little patch of Irish comfort located in the heart of Mueller. The entire pub, originally constructed in Ireland, was transported to Austin and reassembled by Irish craftsmen. Its authentic supply of Guinness, steak poutine, and fine draft beers breeds even stronger tradition.

Foxy’s Proper Pub, 201 Brazos St.

With decor inspired by the library in Trinity College, Foxy’s will transport you from Downtown Austin to a cozy Ireland neighborhood. Enjoy its expansive Irish whiskey collection + the best-selling dish, Scotch Eggs.

Jack & Ginger’s, 11500B Rock Rose Ave.

Find the luck o’ the Irish at the Domain’s entertainment district Rock Rose. This pub will not disappoint beer lovers, as they have 82 brews on tap. From IPAs to bright fruit beers, this pub is the perfect place to grab a happy hour pint + catch a soccer match.

Cork & Barrel Craft Kitchen and Microbrewery, 4000 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock

Created by Sam Darlington from Belfast, Ireland, this pub is the perfect blend of the Irish + Texan experience. Enjoy beer from its onsite microbrewery + Texas Irish nachos from the scratch menu.

LT Corner Pub, 1310 Ranch Road 620 S., Ste. B12, Lakeway

Find a large selection of authentic Irish whiskey at Lakeway’s only Irish pub. From nine big screen HDTVs to dart + shuffleboards, this Irish oasis is sure to have something for everyone.

Looking to take your St. Patrick’s celebrations to the next level? Use this map to plan a pub crawl with your buddies.