7 Irish Bars to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Toledo

While St. Patrick’s Day is a fun and carefree holiday wherever you are, there’s nothing quite like celebrating this Irish holiday at an Irish-themed bar, pub or restaurant. Simply put, they know how to throw a St. Patrick’s Day party better than anyone else!

Since seven is considered a lucky number, let’s take a look at seven Irish bars in the Toledo area that would make a great place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.


1. The Blarney Irish Pub

601 Monroe Street, Toledo, OH 43604

The Blarney Irish Pub is one of the most cozy and inviting places in the area, where you’ll enjoy time spent with friends and/or making new ones! Their exposed brick walls and warm wood set the scene for St. Patrick’s Day festivities. Simply order some “Drinking Bites” to share or a full meal for yourself off their delicious menu and pair it with an Irish beer.


2. Mulvaney’s Bunker Irish Pub

4941 Dorr Street, Toledo, OH 43615

Mulvaney's Irish Pub & Grub Toledo, Ohio

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We talk about Mulvaney’s Bunker Irish Pub quite often — but for good reason. This popular pub provides a great place to watch the game, mingle with friends, grab a bite to eat or a drink, or all of the above! And you better believe that they have the perfect atmosphere for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day.


3. O’Sheas Irish Pub

1851 West Sylvania Avenue, Toledo, OH 43613

O’Sheas Irish Pub is a cozy, laid-back and friendly place to be, no matter the occasion or lack thereof. You’re guaranteed a fun and entertaining authentic Irish experience at O’Sheas — especially on St. Paddy’s Day! In fact, they have quite the party planned on March 17. Hear live music from an Irish punk band, Katie’s Randy Cat, from 4–8 p.m., followed by DJ music. And don’t forget to stop by O’Shea’s on Saturday during the TASA Pub Crawl! Throughout the weekend at O’Shea’s, you’ll get catered food, live entertainment, and of course — green beer.


4. Claddagh Irish Pub

5001 Monroe Street, Toledo, OH 43623

Claddagh Irish Pub Toledo, Ohio

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Claddagh Irish Pub brings the best of Ireland to Toledo, serving modern twists on the finest traditional cuisine paired with perfect pints of beer in an authentic and friendly setting. The Claddagh represents a community in which friends and neighbors come together to enjoy food and drink and socialize, which is in the tradition of the pubs or “public houses” in Ireland that serve as town gathering places. Visit Claddagh Irish Pub at Franklin Park Mall to feel the camaraderie of the Irish culture!


5. Shawn’s Irish Tavern Toledo

4400 Heatherdowns Boulevard #7, Toledo, OH 43614

Shawn's Irish Tavern Toledo, Ohio

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Founded in 1968, Shawn’s Irish Tavern has been a community staple for quite some time. In traditional Irish style, they offer exceptional food, healthy portions, friendly service and tasty drinks to complete the experience. “You’re only a stranger once” at Shawn’s Irish Tavern!


6. Shawn’s Irish Tavern Sylvania

7436 West Bancroft Street, Toledo, OH 43615

If you live in Sylvania or west of Toledo, visit Shawn’s Irish Tavern’s Sylvania location this St. Patrick’s Day! You’ll find the same hospitality, Irish traditions and comfortable atmosphere that makes Shawn’s a popular destination for Toledo area residents. And it gets even better! You may even visit Shawn’s Waterville location if you live in the southwest edge of town.


7. OB’s Bar

2243 Tremainsville Road, Toledo, OH 43613

OB's Bar Toledo, Ohio

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Since 1964, OB’s Bar has been a wonderful atmosphere for enjoying authentic Irish fare, hearty drinks and the festivities of St. Patrick’s Day. OB’s recently underwent renovation and celebrated 50 years of serving the Toledo community, so there is a lot of excitement happening at this hidden gem.


Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Toledo!

May the luck of the Irish be with you as you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at one of these Irish bars in town.

Written: Feb 17, 2017

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Holly Ragsdale

Holly Ragsdale

Holly is a content specialist for Danberry Realtors. The Home Sweet Toledo blog focuses on community guides + local events, as well as home inspiration + design trends. Enjoy!

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