Best Irish restaurants

A full Irish breakfast is served at Paddy's

(Credit: Photo by Timothy Fadek)

While it's true these days that Ireland has its share of cutting-edge restaurants, here on Long Island, Gaelic gastronomy usually means meat and potatoes. Plus some batter-fried fish. And lots of beer. Get an authentic taste of Ireland at any of these local restaurants. --Joan Reminick

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    Declan Quinn's in Bay Shore. (March 2, 2013)

    Declan Quinn's $ 227 Fourth Ave. Bay Shore This venue has closed. ...

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    Finn MacCool's in Port Washington. (Aug. 28, 2013)

    Finn MacCool's $$$ | Pub 205 Main St. Port Washington Casual restaurant and bar serves Irish-American food. ...

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    Flanagan's Pub owner David Crowe greets patrons at

    Flanagan's Pub Pub, Pub, Irish 451 Hawkins Ave., Ronkonkoma Pub serving grill food. Features DJs and other events. ...

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    J.A. Heneghan's Tavern is a gastropub restaurant in

    J. A. Heneghan’s Tavern $$$ | American, Pub, Beer 57 Lido Blvd. Point Lookout J.A. Heneghan's Tavern is a busy gastropub in Point Lookout. Exposed brick and stone, a ...

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    The dining area at The Irish Coffee Pub

    Irish Coffee Pub $$$ | American, Irish 131 Carleton Avenue East Islip This elegant and fancy eatery serves a wide variety of meals, with an emphasis on ...

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    Jeannie Doyle and Linda Raymer chat at the

    Irish Times Pub $$ | Pub, Nightspot, American, Irish, Karaoke/Open jams, Rock and more, Dance club 975B Main St. Holbrook With 20 beers on tap and seating for up to 70 diners, you can have ...

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    The outdoor area at Lily Flanagan's Irish Pub

    Lily Flanagan's Irish Pub $$$ | Irish, Pub, Lounge, Rock and more, Sports bar, Dance club, American 345 Deer Park Ave. Babylon Even on the less-busier weekdays, there's always a steady crowd who enjoy the laid-back atmosphere ...

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    Lily Flanagan's in Islip. (March 2, 2014)

    Lily Flanagan's $ | Burgers, Pub, Irish 528 Main St. Islip This pub serves burgers, steaks and other pub grub, along with specialty Irish dishes like ...

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    Kendel McKenna, Cindy Buonincontri and Mark Boyd have

    Meehan's of Huntington $$ | Irish 371 New York Ave. Huntington At this spacious pub, the crew is friendly, the kitchen adept. Classics include crunchy Guinness-battered ...

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    Guests fill into the dining section of Monaghan's

    Monaghan's $$ | American, Irish, Beer, Pub 48 North Village Ave. Rockville Centre Warm and genial Monaghan's is an Irish family-run restaurant serving traditional, vegetarian and gluten-free fare. ...

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