There's nothing like dining and drinking at a traditional Irish pub. Luckily, we've got a huge share of them here in the Tampa Bay area. From the neighborhood and college hotspots like MacDinton's, to contemporary dining spots like Irish 31 in Hyde Park, there's a wide and varied share of Irish Pubs in Tampa.
One of these, Shamrock's Ale House will do you solid if you're looking for a restaurant experience with classic Irish fare, tons of TVs for watching all the big games, and a friendly environment that'll make anyone feel welcome.
When it comes to the Bar, Shamrock's Ale House doesn't mess around. With over 20 beers on tap and even more bottled choices, the beer selection at Shamrock's Ale House will likely please both casual and aficionado beer lovers alike. Draft selections include big name brews like Amber Bock, Budweiser, and Yuengling as well as a decent variety of craft brews like HopDevil IPA, Magic Hat #9, Nova Scotia Brown Ale, a special seasonal selection, and more.
The food selection at Shamrock's includes a huge selection of pub friendly appetizers, soups, salads, wings, burgers, sandwiches, and wraps ideal for a quick lunch or relaxed dinner. Appetizer highlights include Neylan's Irish Nachos with your choice of ale-battered tater tots or fries covered with smoked bacon, jack cheese, and scallions as well as O'Brien's Black and Tan Onion Rings with freshly sliced, beer battered onions and a spicy rouemalde.
For a real Irish meal, dine on Shamrock favorites like their Sweeney's Shephards Pie- seasoned beef and traditional vegetables topped with red bliss garlic mashed potatoes and jack cheese all baked to perfection - or their new, Housemade Irish Stew with slow-cooked, hand cut lamb and traditional veggies in a Guinness demi glaze over garlic mashed potatoes.
Shamrock's Ale House also has a 2-for-1 Happy Hour all day, every day, as well as a variety of specials and events throughout the week.
Monday - Buy one burger get one free (w/ purchase of two drinks)
Tuesday - Taco Tuesday Platter (two tacos on a bed of Spanish rice) for $6.99
Wednesday - 50 cent wings all day (bone and boneless). Bike Night at 7 p.m.
Thursday - Pasta and Sausage Platter for $6.99. Team trivia at 8:30 p.m.
Friday - BBQ Pork Sandwich and Fries for $6.99. Live music from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
Saturday - Kids eat free from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. with adult meal purchase. Any footlong Ray's dog and fries for $5.99. $10 buckets and liquor ball specials until close. Karaoke from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Sunday - Buy one burger get one free (w/ purchase of two drinks)
If this sounds appealing, head in to Shamrock's and see what they're all about. After, let us know about your experience on the Shamrock's Ale House 813area.com business listing.