Irish Restaurants in Macomb County

Embrace Irish culture this St. Patrick's Day at one of these Ireland-inspired eateries in and around Macomb County.

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here, and there’s no better way to celebrate the holiday than a taste of Irish-style cuisine.

Here, you’ll find 15 local restaurants in Macomb County that are inspired by traditional Irish pubs and feature delicious eats such as bangers and mash, corned beef and cabbage, shepherd’s pie and more.

Pick one near you to try on St. Paddy’s Day or any time of the year!

Hennessey’s Pub + Kitchen

Features unique salad options like The Village Salad, The Salmon Salad and Michigan Cherry Salad. A section of the menu dedicated to burgers like the Irish Boxer, Slap on the Wrist, Black and Bleu and El Chapo. Offers Irish egg rolls, fish tacos, nachos and more.

Ireland’s Pub 

Choose from appetizers, soups, burgers, pizza, salad and more. Options include corned beef egg rolls, Rueben sandwiches, fish sandwiches and more. Vegetarian choices and adult drinks, too.

Jake O’Malley’s Irish Pub

Starters include mashed potato balls and Dublin’s fried cauliflower. There’s also salad, soup, burgers and tacos. Plus, corned beef sliders, Reuben sandwiches, hand-battered perch and much more.

Kay Jay’s Irish Pub 

Beef nachos, boneless wings, antipasto salad, corned beef, burgers, subs and calzones are all on the menu here. Ask about weekly specials and drink menu.

Malone’s Tavern

  • Address: 32350 Van Dyke Ave., Warren 
  • Phone: 586-978-0055
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-midnight Monday-Saturday; closed Sundays (except on St. Patrick’s Day they’re open at 7 a.m.)

People “come for the pint” and “stay for the cheers” at this local spot, which features shepherd’s pie, bangers and mash and Dublin tacos on the adult menu and pizza, quesadilla, chicken strips, mac and cheese and grilled cheese on the kids menu.

Mangan’s Irish Hut 

This family-owned business has been around since 1976. Some of their popular menu items are patty melts, corned beef sandwiches, Kiebasa and pizza.

Mc Clenaghan’s Pub

This casual and cozy pub offers beer, cocktails and hard liquor. As far as food, find burgers, fish and chips and other pub grub.

O’Halloran’s Public House and Hall 

To start, try their corned beef stuffed wrap, pulled pork nachos, poutine or baked pretzel. They also have plenty of sandwiches, burgers, salads and pizza to choose from. For the wee ones, they have chicken tenders, sliders, pizza and buttered noodles.

Paddy Whacks Pub

  • Address: 18339 14 Mile Road, Fraser
  • Phone: 586-200-5744
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Wednesday-Saturday, noon-10 p.m. Sunday

Try their Dublin Style Nachos, Irish Egg Rolls, Paddy Whack Special burger or The Irishman sammie, which is smoked corned beef, Swiss cheese, whiskey bourbon maple sauce and house-made coleslaw.

Pat O’Brien’s Tavern

This spot has a ton of fish options, including perch and walleye dinners and lobster artichoke stuffed salmon. Plus, Irish bangers, shepherd’s pie, salads, burgers and soups.

Pub 1281

This local spot offers a “corner bar” experience that feels like an Irish pub. Find a selection of domestic and imported beers along with burgers, fish and more.

Shamrock Pub 

  • Address: 7715 Auburn Road, Utica
  • Phone: 586-731-6886
  • Hours: 11 a.m.- 9 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday

This spot features a small menu, but their burgers are a must try. Have a Shamrock Burger, Shamrock Chili or Utica Chili and seasoned fries along with a beer. They have monthly rotating taps.

The Lucky Leprechaun Irish Pub

This pub features handhelds such as Lucky’s Chicken Hani, Traditional Reuben, Reuben Grilled Cheese and Fish Sandwich. For the kids, they have tenders and fries, buttered noodles and fish and chips.

Three Blind Mice Irish Pub

  • Address: 101 N. Main St., Mount Clemens 
  • Phone: 586-961-6371
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-midnight Monday-Wednesday, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-midnight Sunday

This bar offers an old-fashioned pub atmosphere and seating that were once church pews. Food includes Irish tots, Scotch eggs, corned beef and cabbage and more. Extensive beer and spirits list, too.

Younger’s Irish Tavern

  • Address: 120 S. Main St., Romeo
  • Phone: 586-752-4400
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, noon-9 p.m. Sunday

Pick from corned beef Reuben, pulled pork or chicken sandwiches, or one of their unique macaroni and cheese options. Tacos, pizza and burgers, too. For a fun night out, visit the Showroom at Younger’s Irish Tavern for live entertainment including tribute bands, dueling piano shows and more.

For more information on living and learning in Macomb County, visit Make Macomb Your Home. Find more articles like this at Metro Parent’s A Family Guide to Macomb County.

Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano is a mom of one and Metro Parent's Audience Development Coordinator. She tracks down the best events every week and shares the inside scoop with families in print and online. She enjoys reading, traveling and exploring metro Detroit with her son.

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