Irish pubs are spread throughout the nation and known for being a great place to down some Irish stout beer and whiskey. With St. Patrick’s Day quickly approaching, you need to know where in Gainesville you can wear your best green clothes and get your Guinness on draft. Here’s our list of the best Irish pubs in Gainesville:

Mother's Pub & Grill

Mother’s Pub has been Gainesville’s go-to Irish pub for years and boasts its Irish spirit with banners of clovers and leprechaun. They have a solid selection of beer and whiskey as well as a menu with traditional foods such as shepard’s pie and fish and chips. Whether you’re looking for an Irish meal or an Irish drink, you can head to Mother’s!  

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Durty Nelly's Irish Pub

Durty Nelly’s has an authentic Irish pub feel. Decorated with Irish flags, clovers, and mosaic frames with Irish themes, you really feel like you're in Ireland! The atmosphere can also be attributed to the owners who migrated from Ireland and 1986 and have shared their culture with Gainesville for the last 22 years. Durty Nelly’s is the perfect place to get into the Irish spirit, and they know how to make a good cocktail, too!

Munegin's On 13th

Munegin’s is known as one of Gainesville’s best dive bars, but it’s also one of this college town's best Irish pubs. A great mix of an American bar and Irish pub, Munegin's a great place to throw back some whiskey and have a rowdy night with friends.

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Even if you're not going for St. Patrick’s Day, the best Irish pubs in Gainesville are great for any night out.

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