Croagh Patrick’s Irish Pub, in Ohio, has been crowned as the ‘Best Irish Bar in the USA’ in the nationwide competition run by and Strangford Lough Brewing Company (SLBC).

A phenomenal 11,000 bar reviews were submitted throughout the four weeks of the nationwide search to find and crown the ‘Best Irish Bar in the USA.’

“The search to name the ‘Best Irish Bar’ in North America was very popular and thousands of Irish bar patrons submitted passionate reviews for the Irish bar which they thought deserved the prestigious title,” said Emma McCarey from

“With over 2,900 Irish bars listed on the site was the perfect platform for customers to submit glowing Irish bar reviews and support their bar in the running for the title. The response to the competition was staggering and it emphasizes how highly people value their local Irish bar.”

Irish bars across North America rallied their fans to support them in this enthralling competition that went right to the wire.

Croagh Patrick’s Pub located in Willoughby, Ohio received over 3,000 bar reviews and received an overall rating of 5 out of 5. Fans said the bar was “a great place to meet with friends,” had “great food and great beer and great atmosphere!” and is “the best pub in Willoughby”.

In second place was O’Neal’s Irish Bar located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who received 2,966 reviews and in third place was Bub’s Irish Pub located in Germantown, Wisconsin who received 1,231 reviews.