With St. Patrick's Day right around the corner, finding where to enjoy your green beer and Irish Car Bombs may be a challenge. If you're in the Fort Lauderdale area, here are some of the best Irish Pubs around!

The Field Irish Pub & Eatery

The Field Irish Pub and Eatery describes themselves as "a little piece of Ireland in South Florida." If an authentic Irish pub is what you're looking for, the Field is where to be! Here, you'll find no shamrocks on the walls and more of a farmhouse vibe than that of a bar at this Irish pub in Fort Lauderdale.

The Field also offers a full menu including signature Irish items such as Irish Sausage Rolls and the Kilkenny Sandwich which consists of turkey and Irish bacon. There's an outdoor patio at The Field which often hosts live music bands, and their schedule can be found online.

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Waxy O'Connor's

First things first, Waxy O'Connor's is currently closed for renovations. However, as soon as they reopen, it's definitely worth the visit! From their drinks to their beer, Waxy O'Connor's serves up an authentic Irish atmosphere and doesn't fall short on their delicious menu!

From their Double Stacked Curry Burger which is stacked-high with onion rings or the beer-battered fish and chips, this Irish pub in Fort Lauderdale is perfect for lunch or after-work drinks with friends. Waxy O'Connor's also offers beers from other Western European countries such as Denmark, the Netherlands, and France!

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Stout Bar & Grill

Stout takes the authentic Irish pub and sets it off-kilt (pun intended). Stout prides itself in being the upscale Irish pub with over 100 different whiskeys, so Stout is the place to be! Stout offers a happy hour Monday through Friday from 5-7 p.m. which includes half-off appetizers, flatbreads and happy hour drinks! From corned beef and cabbage to bangers and mash, these Irish food items pair nicely with their 60 different beers! 

Kelly Brothers Irish Pub

Many flock to Kelly Brotheres for their all-exclusive upstairs deck lounge. From Guinness to Funky Buddah, Kelly Brothers keeps them coming cold and pairs nicely with their freshly-served Irish bites.

Kelly Brothers' happy hour is definitely not one to be missed Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.! From poker night, open mic nights, and "Blues Over Easy Jam," this Irish pub in Fort Lauderdale also offers weekly events nearly every night of the week.

Briny Irish Pub

Hands-down, the best thing about Briny's is the riverside view! Whether you arrive by water or land, you're in for a real treat at Briny's and, with live music every night, this Irish pub in Fort Lauderdale is not a place to be missed. Although their menu may reflect more of a beachy vibe as opposed to an Irish one, their beer list doesn't fall short!

Dicey Riley's Irish Pub

Though you may look at Dicey Riley's as more of a nightclub than an Irish Pub, they actually pride themselves on being one of Broward Counties most popular Irish Pubs. This pint-sized and unpretentious pub invites the crowd to have high-energy as they host frequent live bands & DJs to get the party started.

Mickey Byrne's Irish Pub

Not sure where to celebrate the day of the Irish this March? Well, Mickey Byrne's Irish Pub aims to bring an authentic piece of modern Ireland to South Florida. With 18 beers on tap there's always plenty of variety to tempt your palate, so stop by for a green beer this St. Patty's Day! 

Whether Irish food or beer is your thing or not, all of these Irish pubs in Fort Lauderdale offer a wide selection of other assortments to cater to all taste buds. 

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