Irish bars are famously friendly places, and this one lives up to that reputation. An Béal Bocht ("the poor mouth") may be in an unlikely location on a suburbanlike street in Riverdale. However, it's perpetually packed with Irish customers and supremely welcoming to outsiders. Live bands Thursday through Saturday keep the mood merry, and if you come in starving at two in the morning, the staff will happily warm up a shepherd's pie to go with your Guinness or Harp.
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