Best Irish restaurants

Flanagan's Pub owner David Crowe greets patrons at

(Credit: Barry Sloan)

While it's true these days that Ireland has its share of cutting-edge restaurants, here on Long Island, Gaelic gastronomy usually means meat and potatoes. Plus some batter-fried fish. And lots of beer. Get an authentic taste of Ireland at any of these local restaurants. --Joan Reminick

  • Critic rating 1
    Finn MacCool's in Port Washington quietly reopened Tuesday

    Finn MacCool's $$$ | Pub 205 Main St. Port Washington Casual restaurant and bar serves Irish-American food. ...

  • Flanagan's Pub owner David Crowe greets patrons at

    Flanagan's Pub Pub, Pub, Irish 451 Hawkins Ave., Ronkonkoma Pub serving grill food. Features DJs and other events. ...

  • Critic rating 2
    J.A. Heneghan's Tavern is a gastropub restaurant in

    J. A. Heneghan's Tavern $$$ | Beer, American, Pub 57 Lido Blvd. Point Lookout J.A. Heneghan's Tavern is a busy gastropub in Point Lookout. Exposed brick and stone, a ...

  • The dining area at The Irish Coffee Pub

    Irish Coffee Pub $$$ | Irish, American 131 Carleton Avenue East Islip Pub, restaurant and catering hall serves upscale Irish and American food. ...

  • Jeannie Doyle and Linda Raymer chat at the

    Irish Times Pub $$ | American, Rock and more, Pub, Irish, Dance club, Nightspot, Karaoke and Open jams 975B Main St. Holbrook With 20 beers on tap and seating for up to 70 diners, you can have ...

  • The outdoor area at Lily Flanagan's Irish Pub

    Lily Flanagan's Irish Pub $$$ | Dance club, Lounge, Irish, American, Rock and more, Sports bar, Pub 345 Deer Park Ave. Babylon Even on the less-busier weekdays, there's always a steady crowd who enjoy the laid-back atmosphere ...

  • Lily Flanagan's in Islip. (March 2, 2014)

    Lily Flanagan's $ | Irish, Burgers, Pub 528 Main St. Islip This pub serves burgers, steaks and other pub grub, along with specialty Irish dishes like ...

  • Critic rating 1.5
    The chargrilled turkey burger is fashioned in-house of

    Manning's Pub & Grill $$ | Burgers, Restaurant, Pub 377 Old Country Rd. Carle Place With countless TVs tuned to the big game, the decibel level at this sprawling Irish ...

  • Kendel McKenna, Cindy Buonincontri and Mark Boyd have

    Meehan's of Huntington $$ | Irish 371 New York Ave. Huntington At this spacious pub, the crew is friendly, the kitchen adept. Classics include crunchy Guinness-battered ...

  • Guests fill into the dining section of Monaghan's

    Monaghan's $$ | Beer, American, Pub, Irish 48 North Village Ave. Rockville Centre Warm and genial Monaghan's is an Irish family-run restaurant serving traditional, vegetarian and gluten-free fare. ...

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