If you’re looking for a place to party like you’re in Dublin, or eat like you’re in Waterford, you need to visit one of the best Irish pubs near Lancaster, PA. Here are our favorites—we hope to see you there!
28-30 East King St
This upscale Irish pub and eatery combines tradition with modern sophistication. The menu offers a mix of traditional Irish fare and modern American favorites with an award-winning beer selection. The pub is housed in an 1890 building, and each piece of the pub was constructed in Carrick on Suir, County Waterford, before being shipped to Lancaster and assembled. Brunch, lunch, dinner, and late-night food are on offer, so you can always stop in for a bite. You’ll find traditional Irish dishes such as shepherd’s pie, fish and chips, beef and mushroom pie, and more, alongside plenty of innovative modern bites and American favorites, like cheesesteak eggrolls, pulled brisket, meatloaf, and biscuits and gravy.
253 East Chestnut St
This pub has been serving Lancaster since 1989, with a warm and inviting atmosphere that’s perfect for spending time with your nearest and dearest. Not only are there plenty of delicious options at the restaurant, but you can also order Molly’s Carryout, which is open 365 days a year. There’s also a bottle shop behind the restaurant which offers the largest selection of takeout beer in Lancaster City, and is open 365 days a year!
24 East King St
This music venue offers live music and DJs almost every night of the week, as well as a variety of spoken work and other community events. There are four rooms at this large party venue, each with its own bar, including a rooftop that overlooks the city and a basement speakeasy. The bar space serves delicious American favorites and Irish traditional foods, and there’s an unparalleled selection of whiskeys to choose from, as well as plenty of beers on tap. There’s different drink specials to enjoy every day of the week, so gather your friends and get ready to experience some awesome music and have a great time.