Whether you hail directly from Éire* or you have just a wee bit of Irish blood in ya, you’ll be delira and excira** this March 17 toasting good old St. Paddy at one of these incredibly authentic local Irish pubs. Why not enjoy the company of friends and family and indulge in a Guinness or two? Here are a few places that’ll get your Irish eyes smiling!
* Ireland ** delirious and excited
The Brogue Irish Pub
136 Lakeshore Road East | thebrogueirishpub.ca
Boasting ‘the best pint of Guinness this side of the Emerald Isle’, this beloved family-owned and operated pub is located in the heart of Port Credit. Sean, Shannon, Sherry and Tommy Donnelly are legends in Mississauga, as famous for their philanthropic, community-minded spirit as they are for their perfect pours.
780 Burnhamthorpe Road West | cooperspub.com
Billed as “your neighbourhood pub”, Cooper’s has been around for years and has served up many pints of fresh, cold ale. Tucked in a plaza near Square One, Cooper’s is a throwback to the good old days, with great food, friendly service and a welcoming atmosphere.
Cuchulainn’s Irish Pub
158 Queen Street South | cuchulainns.ca
Located in a beautiful heritage building in historic downtown Streetsville, Cuchulainn’s serves up classic Irish fare and a wide array of perfectly poured pints. St. Patrick’s Day is a weekend-long event here and features Zaddy the Paddy on the big day itself, plus The Infringements Friday and Saturday.
2458 Dundas Street West | mulliganspub.ca
Since 1972, Karen and Rick have been providing locals with home-cooked meals, great service and a convivial atmosphere for sporting events. Famous for their live music lineup, which includes legends like Marshall Dane, Johnny Max, Dave Murphy and more, Mulligan’s is a surefire bet for St. Paddy’s Day.