Mon-Fri, 5pm-4am; Sat-Sun, noon-4am
5pm-8pm; $4 Miller Lite, $5 well and wine
4, 5, 6 at 86th St.
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
It's a long walk to the end of the old oak bar since the 45-foot-long countertop almost stretches the full length of the establishment. And as the flat screens on exposed brick suggest, this authentic Irish pub doubles as a sports bar, too. Like most Irish pubs, Gael Pub sticks to what works: Guinness, specialty beers (15 bottled and 10 draft), and top-shelf Irish whiskeys such as Bushmills Black Bush, Tullamore Dew, and Michael Collins. One other preconception to leave at the door: With all due respect to Notre Dame, this clientele is more loyal to the Chicago Bears.Extra
If trivia is your thing, you can find that here on Tuesday. There are occasional live music shows on Friday and Saturday.
Picnics with a view, roller-skating nostalgia, and a party for gay headbangers.