Whether for St. Patrick’s Day or any time of the year, families looking to enjoy delicious Irish food have many choices in Long Island. We’ve listed some great options below.
Long Island Mama’s TOP PICK! Cannon’s Blackthorn is as close as one can get to the Emerald Isle without boarding a plane. In the mood for an Irish breakfast? They’re open for price-fixed brunch on weekends. Sundays are extra family-friendly with traditional Irish music and dancing called the “fire side session.”
Where: 49 North Village Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY
Cuisine: Traditional Irish
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 4 pm-2 am, Friday-Sunday 12 pm -2 am
Contact Info: 516 594-1222
Finn MacCools is a lovely restaurant that offers a great varied menu and a superb wine list. Sláinte!
Where: 205 Main Street, Port Washington, NY
Cuisine: Irish-American, Seafood
Hours: 11 am-11 pm (bar until 2 am), 7 days a week
Contact Info: 516-944-3439
The Irish Times serves bar and grill food with an Irish twist.
Where: 975B Main Street, Holbrook, NY
Cuisine: Irish-American, Bar
Hours: Open 7 days. 12 pm–10 pm for lunch and dinner, 10 pm-11 pm for appetizers and drinks.
Contact Info: 631-467-4330
Katie Daly’s does not offer the most authentic Irish menu (shrimp tempura, anyone?), but it’s still definitely worth trying out.
Where: 5705 Merrick Road, Massapequa, NY|
Cuisine: Irish-American Bar
Hours: 11 am-4 am, 7 days a week
Contact Info: 516-798-8410
Low lights, a fire in the hearth, and a traditional lamb stew are on the menu. Irish breakfast is served at 10 am all week. Live music is on Tuesday, Thursdays, Saturday, and Sunday.
Where: 1286 Hicksville Road, Massapequa, NY
Cuisine: Irish-American comfort food
Hours: Monday-Thursday and Sunday 10 am-11 pm, Fridays and Saturdays 10 am-12 pm.
Contact Info: 516-798-7660
Sullivan’s boasts an inexpensive children’s menu with lots of options, so even the pickiest eater will approve. Live music is also offered.
Where: 541 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington, NY
Hours: Monday-Wednesday and Sunday, 11 am–11 pm. Thursday 11 am-12 pm. Friday and Saturday 11 am – 1 am
Contact Info: 516-883-3122
The Irish Coffee Pub
The atmosphere in the dining room is both warm and upscale. If you’re planning a christening, shower, or other special event, celebrate it in one of their private rooms.
Where: 131 Carleton Avenue, East Islip, NY
Hours: Open 7 days. Monday–Friday 12 pm to10 pm, some Saturdays (depending on private parties) and every Sunday 12 pm – 11 pm
Contact Info: 631-277-0007
By Rachel Minkowsky