Best Pubs to Get Your Irish On in Toronto

As starred events on the calendar go, St. Patrick’s Day is a biggie. No occasion sees non-Gaelic types more passionately working to convince the world they are Irish born. That means a fervent crowd of emerald-wearing wannabes, waving clovers and swigging from mugs of green beer. Natural born or not, Torontonians can find lots of establishments to get lucky this St. Patrick’s Day. Here are five of the best:

Stout Irish Pub

221 Carlton St, Toronto, ON M5A 2L2

This Riverdale-based self-described “illegal, illicit drinking establishment and/or shady bar” does it up big this St. Paddy’s Day, complete with a Celtic jam session, daily menu specials and enough Irish on-tap suds to keep the leprechauns dancing in your head till next March 17 rolls around.

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