About The Irish American Pub

The word "pub" originates from the term "public house" which references a community gathering place or focal point within the community for socializing and sharing stories, daily events, and in our case, great food with a great beverage.

Please Note: Online reservations do not mean you are guaranteed space within the Game Room or Boot Room. To check the availability of these rooms please call 646.414.6223. These rooms are closed to the public anytime there is a private event booked. Thank you!!

17 John Street
New York, NY 10004
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Irish, International

Hours of Operation:
Mon, Tue, Sun 10:00 am–2:00 am
Wed–Sat 10:00 am–4:00 am

Cross Street:
Between Broadway and Nassau

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(646) 414-6223

Website:
http://www.theirishamericannyc.com/

Public Transit:
A/C/J/Z/2/3/4/5 to Fulton St Station

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Full Bar

The Irish American Pub Ratings and Reviews

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3.9

Overall Rating

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food

3.8

service

3.9

ambience

3.7

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

84% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Groups (38)
Vibrant Bar Scene (26)
Great for Lunch (25)
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Neighborhood Gem (15)
Kid-friendly (14)
Late-night Find (13)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Hot Spot (7)
Great for Brunch (6)
Casual (6)
Special Occasion (5)
Happy Hour (4)
Live Sports (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Romantic (3)
Authentic (2)
Fun (2)
Good for a Date (2)
Great Beer (2)
Bar Seating (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Good for Anniversaries (1)
Worth the Drive (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Cozy (1)
Healthy (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Business Meals (1)
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·Dined on August 14, 2017

The wait staff was extremely prompt and friendly. The fish and chips was burnt and was returned. Disappointing for an Irish pub. The burgers were good.

Tags: Happy Hour, Late-night Find, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 9, 2017

I recommend the Irish American burger. It was so good. I didn't think I would like it but I loved it. There is no service in the restaurant due to it being underground. It has free wifi though

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·Dined on July 29, 2017

Great customer service !! Good Irish breakfast... neat place to go if you are a soccer fan

Tags: Bar Seating, Kid-friendly, Casual, Live Sports
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 (Des Moines)·Dined on May 28, 2017

In basement. Only went there because was Sunday and lots other lower Manhattan places closed and was close to hotel. Just not my type of thing and food was just fair.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 29, 2017

Très beau pub et cuisine, serveur au top, bonne ambiance..très bon rapport qualité prix

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Coffee, Great Beer, Worth the Drive, Fun, Authentic, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Live Sports, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on March 31, 2017

Large place, great selection of drinks, good quality eats.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on March 17, 2017

Had St. Patrick's Day meal. Corned beef and cabbage was very authentic. Bar service was okay considering the crowd.

Tags: Casual, Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 1, 2017

The food was okay. The fries could have been hotter. I thought the chicken could have been cooked more on the sandwich we ordered.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 29, 2016

food was good, service good. no complaints. we each had different entrees, shared an appetizer and had drinks. Portions were good size. We were in a rush as we had theatre tickets but overall this is a good pub.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 10, 2016

The staff was friendly. The food was good. It's one of the more reasonably priced places to dine near the Trade Center. It is downstairs and not handicapped accessible.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 19, 2016

I love this place ,and I always tell ppl to come ,oh and the service is excellent .
Karaoke is a big plus .

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Late-night Find, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 30, 2016

Went as family to Freedom Tower and ate dinner here. Place is downstairs and had a "B" health rating. Ordered appetizers and burgers. Chicken wings were burnt in fryer with sauce over them, just didn't eat them. Really gross wings! Didn't even tell waiter because we wouldn't eat a new batch. Burgers were just blah at best. Service was good. Always asking if we needed anything and refilling water.

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 (Miami)·Dined on July 2, 2016

The food was great. It was very cold and steep steps for my 90 year old mom.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 22, 2016

The Barbaque Chicken Wrap was horrible, it made tow of my staff sick, this will be our last visit there.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on April 28, 2016

Good for a late night snack. Good staff, good service, and a well-mannered later crowd, that was well served and managed by real professionals of the business.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 17, 2016

We went there for St. Patrick's day, just two of us hoping to get a good Irish pub experience. They didn't have any idea we had a reservation so we ended up waiting for a table and then were cramped back in a corner. They were friendly employees but the food was only fair and, I know it's NYC and St. Patrick's Day, but $9 for a plastic cup of Guinness? Food was fair but expensive too...it was a rowdy place which was fun for St. Paddy's but when you're stuck in a corner away from the scene it translates to just noise. I'd recommend to go if you just want to sit at the bar and have a drink but not for food or fun dining.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 22, 2016

Have been here before ... It is a good solid place for a lunch with the girls from work. Salads were large and delicious. The sandwiches were great too. Service was wonderful. Have been here when it is both busy and quiet and, thankfully, service has been good on both occasions.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2015

Under ground and had a bit of a odor. the place was very empty for lunch. The server was very very good and attentitive. Ordered a burger and it was delicious. The place just needs an updating and some DampRid.

Tags: Late-night Find
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 26, 2015

So this joint is more of a bar with lots of beers than an eating place, but my college student and I were wanting comfort food after a long plane trip and were not disappointed. The bangers and mash with onion gravy was amazing. He had a lamb burger and also loved it. I'm not a beer guy, so I had a long island iced tea, which was fine but I prefer them a little sweeter. The cheesecake was solid, not amazing but very satisfying. It was not at all crowded when we went in around 7PM on a Wednesday night (no surprise there), but enough people were there so it didn't seem dead. Service was good, keeping in touch without being annoying.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 23, 2015

awesome games, great atmosphere, good food at reasonable prices, just a good time all around!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 10, 2015

We went to the Irish American Pub on the day NYC hosted the Ticker Tape Parade for the Women's World Cup Soccer Champions. We were with Irish family members from out of town and we found it via Open Table. The food was nice, typical pub food, good salads, great burgers, somewhat limited menu but traditional Irish favorites. We had kids with us ranging from 14 to 19. We all had fun. We did not expect a wait. They did not use Open Table properly by the admission of the waitress who said "we have a table for you but not due to Open Table". ??? We waited an inordinately long time for drink and food, and this was disappointing. My salad was salmon, very fresh very tasty but not massive. The burgers were top notch. It was pretty slow at that time, as the parade goers were pretty much gone. So it didn't seem to make sense that it took so long to serve our lunches.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 15, 2015

The staff was friendly, helpful and quick. The menu had a variety of food for all tastes. The food was good, hot and quick. For this neighborhood a rare find. I'll be back.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on March 15, 2015

A nice large bar/restaurant with good prices. Nice game room.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on April 3, 2014

We dined here as tourists looking for a place to watch an NBA game. This place was right down the street so we stopped in. Had the sliders and a special (pot pie), both were delicious, as well as a yummy brownie. We had three different servers waiting in us, and the food came really quickly. We had a little trouble getting the TV switched to the game, but all the waiters were trying to help us get it.

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2013

nice place, not my top ten but the service was good and the server was very nice. the food was average, nothing stood out.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 24, 2013

The Bar is great for groups but if you are looking for a nice dinner it is not on par with the other offerings in the neighbourhood.

Tags: Good for Groups, Late-night Find
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 22, 2013

their food and drink are good. but service are slow and some time bring us wrong drink.

Tags: Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 3, 2012

Poor service, very loud. good for the bar crowd but not the advertised dining.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 27, 2012

Not a large Irish food selection though.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 25, 2012

Good pub downstairs near WTC. Well taken care of, clean and great service. Good food and diverse menu. I'd go back!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 26, 2012

The barbecue chicken wings and the sweet potato fries were delicious. The burgers were tasty as well. I would definitely come back again.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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