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The 5 Best Irish Restaurants In Seattle

Updated: August 7, 2022

Stew, Guinness pie, black pudding - The Irish know how to do comfort food and these are the best spots in Seattle. We analyzed the top sites and incorporated diner and expert reviews for the best Irish restaurants. Start your day with a tasty bacon butty or end it with a creamy Irish coffee at these Seattle eateries.

Find the perfect Irish restaurant

Murphy's Pub

Bar, $$, WallingfordBar, $$Seattle, Wallingford
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
  • Thrillist, 2017

    Seattle's Best Irish Pubs

    Thrillist, 2017

Shawn O'Donnell's American Grill & Irish Pub

Irish, $$, FremontIrish, $$Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub

Irish, $$, DowntownIrish, $$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Thrillist, 2017

    Seattle's Best Irish Pubs

    Thrillist, 2017
  • TripAdvisor, 2017

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2017

Blarney Stone Pub & Restaurant

American, $$, DowntownAmerican, $$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

McGilvra's

Bar, $$, Madison ParkBar, $$Seattle, Madison Park
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

Why these restaurants?

Figuring out the best Irish restaurants can take awhile. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 10951 Seattle restaurants, 1095134 reviews, and 1286 top lists and articles from the likes of TripAdvisor and Thrillist. The restaurants you see have been featured in TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence and Thrillist - Seattle's Best Irish Pubs. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Most common questions

Shawn O'Donnell's American Grill & Irish Pub, Blarney Stone Pub & Restaurant, and Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub are the highest-rated Irish restaurants for a quick lunch in Seattle.

Shawn O'Donnell's American Grill & Irish Pub is the highest-rated Irish restaurant for dessert in Seattle.

Shawn O'Donnell's American Grill & Irish Pub is a vegetarian-friendly Irish restaurant in Seattle.

There are 5 Irish restaurants in Seattle.

Shawn O'Donnell's American Grill & Irish Pub, Blarney Stone Pub & Restaurant, and Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub are the highest-rated Irish restaurants that serve breakfast in Seattle.

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