The Crafty Irishman Makes You Feel Like a Local

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Recently I visited Dublin, where I spent some (read: a lot of) time in Irish pubs. So I was skeptical of The Crafty Irishman: I’d wondered whether a little bar in downtown Dallas could capture some of that Emerald Isle magic.

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— Tara Nieuwesteeg

Downtown's Newest Addition Brings a Taste of Ireland (and a Lot of Whiskey) to Main Street

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From time to time, a new restaurant pops up here in Dallas that raises an eyebrow. OK, actually, it's more like a couple times a week. It's far more rare to find new spots that we can actually see becoming a second home. The lucky thing for anyone who happens to be Irish in this town (or who likes Irish food or drink) is that a shiny, new Irish pub, The Crafty Irishman, opened downtown in the Mercantile Building about a month ago — and it's fecking great.

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— Susie Oszustowicz

Crafty Irishman Public House

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Irish pub located the ground floor of the historic Mercantile Building is a downtown Dallas favorite, thanks to good food, savvy bartenders, and a selection of beers and spirits that goes beyond the stereotypes...

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The Crafty Irishman Public House

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Fancy a pint and a plate of fish and chips? Then you're in luck. A bit of Ireland has taken up residence on the ground floor of the historic Mercantile Building near Main Street Gardens. Owned and operated by Dublin native Alan Kearney, this wood-clad neighborhood tavern rocks a menu filled with traditional Emerald Isle favorites and then some...


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Get To Know: Crafty Irishman

This time of year we can all feel our New Year’s to-do list piling up and our hectic lives becoming even busier. Especially here in Dallas, where something is always happening and changing. Sometimes what we really need is a break.


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Crafty new Irish pub fulfills all kinds of needs for downtown Dallas

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An essential category of bar is debuting in downtown Dallas: the Irish pub. Called Crafty Irishman Public House, it'll open in fall 2016 in the Mercantile building on Main Street.

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— Teresa Gubbins