Great Bars 2011: Irish Inn at Glen Echo
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Irish Inn at Glen Echo
Address: 6119 Tulane Ave., Glen Echo, MD 20812
Phone: 301-229-6600
Neighborhood: Bethesda/Glen Echo
Cuisines: English/Irish/Scottish
Opening Hours: Open for lunch Tuesday through Friday 11 AM to 2:30 PM. Open for dinner Sunday through Thursday 5 to 9, Friday and Saturday 5 to 10. Open for brunch Saturday and Sunday 11 AM to 2:30 PM. Pub food available daily 11 AM to 10 PM, except Monday lunch. Pub
Price Range: Moderate
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Recommended
Best Dishes In the pub room: Angus burger; fish n' chips; Kildare melt; Shepherd's pie; bangers and mash; smoked salmon; currant scones. In the main dining room: oysters on the half-shell; steamed clams with white wine; roasted beet salad; haricots vert salad; bra
Price Details: Pub menu $9 to $14. Entrees in the main dining room, $18 to $25.
Happy Hour Details:
Monday 4:30 to 6:30, Tuesday through Friday 4 to 6:30: $3 Bud Light bottles, $5 drafts and rails, $6 house wines and house martinis. Food specials.
Happy Hour Days:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays

From its roots as a tavern that served its first drink in 1931, the Irish Inn at Glen Echo has become an area institution. With plaid booths, a 30-foot oak bar, several Irish favorites on tap, and live music three nights a week, it’s everything you’d expect from a pub in Dublin—without the bar fights: The older, neighborhood crowd is there to make conversation. Meanwhile, the bar menu—which includes lollipop lamb chops and fish and chips—is a pleasant improvement over Ireland’s traditional pub fare.

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