Cheers at these 6 Irish pubs around Seattle

Check out these pubs for Guinness, shepherd’s pie, and fish n’ chips galore.

The sign for Irish pub Owl n' Thistle, which depicts a gold owl sitting on a branch, hangs from a brick wall.

Irish pubs are a hoot all year long.

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Irish band The High Kings got it right when they sang “where ever you go around the world you’ll find an Irish pub” — and Seattle is no exception.

Here’s where you can go around the city to get a nice foamy pour of Guinness or a steamy plate of fish ‘n’ chips.

Kell’s Irish Pub & Restaurant | Pike Place Market
As the downtown go-to for Irish fare, this pub gets a lot of visits from local bar crawls and visiting tourists. But outside of the fanfare, the owners pay special attention to their menu and use produce sourced from the Kells family farm in Oregon.

Shawn O’Donnell’s | Multiple locations
Spreading far and wide across the PNW, this grill has locations in Pioneer Square, Fremont, Everett, Spokane, and now Butte, Montana.

Owl ‘N Thistle | Pioneer Square
If you’re looking to tap your feet while you knock back some whiskey, this pub has live music most days of the week that ranges in genre from good old fashioned Irish fiddles to jazz and Latin music..

Mulleady's Irish Pub sits wistfully amongst a green garden in the exterior portrait of the building.

Mulleady’s has been a local staple for more than 20 years.

Mulleady’s | Magnolia
With a level 3 sommelier as a co-owner, this neighborhood hang has quite a catalog of Irish whiskeys and yummy wines on the menu. The soda bread with salted Irish butter is also quite a treat.

Sully’s Snowgoose Saloon | Phinney Ridge
When you walk by this tiny white building, you might find yourself wondering if you’ve been accidentally transported to the Irish hills. It’s also celebrating its 100th anniversary.

Murphy’s Pub | Wallingford
Come for the cozy atmosphere, stay for the stout beef stew that’s served with homemade brown bread.

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