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“Amazing Place for a Party!”

Nine Irish Brothers
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$19
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Dining options: Drinks, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Nine Irish Brothers is an award-winning traditional Irish pub--recently named the Best Irish Pub in the State of Indiana by Yelp and Buzzfeed--with two convenient locations in Greater Lafayette, Indiana, and a third location in the heart of Massachusetts Avenue in Indianapolis. Our family-owned-and-operated restaurant serves premium Irish food and spirits and has a full bar and menu, with items ranging from salads to steak to Irish favorites such as Guinness Stew, Shepherd's Pie, and Fish & Chips. Well-behaved patrons of all ages are welcome from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., unless circumstances prohibit minors (e.g. large, rowdy bands). Nine Irish Brothers is proud to be smoke-free. We also feature live Irish entertainment on most weekend nights. We take reservations for parties of six or more people.
Chalmers, Indiana
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415 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
“Amazing Place for a Party!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014

We have eaten here multiple times and it is a good experience. But we spent St. Patrick's Day here this year and it was the most fun we had had with a bunch a strangers ever! Let me just emphasize this is not a place for the faint of heart or people who do not want to be in a crowd. Normal weekend nights this place is busy, but on special occasions like St. Patty's Day it is over flowing. We had an awesome time here on St. Patrick's Day...highly recommend you give it a try.

I really like their fish and chips. Enjoy the beer selections as well. The atmosphere is very well done. This is an authentic Irish Pub. I am looking forward to St. Patrick's day party again, this time we will try to bring some friends...maybe we will see you there. This is a good place to go to on everyday occasions as well.

  • Visited March 2014
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Manhattan, Kansas
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“The place I go when I come back to campus”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

9IB is always a staple when I come back to Purdue. The fish and chips is a must. If you're really hungry get the full order. If you want to do anything afterwards, just get the half order. You must get a perfect pint too. If you're looking for a free drink on your 21st, the owner will come out and do a shot with you. You must come here if you're stopping by.

Visited August 2014
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Porter, Indiana
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“Very Much An Irish Pub Experience in the Heartland”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

For an evening of live Irish music in a setting that feels very authentically true to the Emerald Isle, this was the place last Friday evening! Lachlan, a duo from across the pond was providing the music and the Irish spirits and fare were delicious. The wait staff added to the positive atmosphere.

  • Visited August 2014
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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“Not kid-friendly/good fish tacos ”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

While visiting Indiana for a few weeks, my family, friends and I wanted to try this local Irish spot. We'd been given fairly good reviews and even called ahead to see if kids were welcome. We were assured they were. We arrived post lunch rush, and even with the few people in the restaurant, our service was spotty. It took quite some time to get drinks and answer basic questions. There is no kids menu, but the waitress suggested a few items that can be turned into "kid food". The biggest disappointment was not having a high chair for my very busy 1 year old or a sling for a 6 month old. Instead I had to hold him during lunch, which is doable, but lunch was far from relaxing. The sautéed fish tacos are fantastic. The fried ones are all bread and not good. The corned beef quesadillas are also tasty. While I respect a bar and its right to be a bar and not allow kids, my frustration is that this bar accepts children, yet doesn't do anything to accommodate them & their needs. Make up your mind or make some changes.

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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“Boomshakalaka”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

Nine Irish delivers good food, good drinks and a fun atmosphere every time. This is a great spot no matter what your celebrating. If you're not there to celebrate anything, you will be by the end of the night. Their Shepard's Pie is so good and a great value. They have the coolest decor/atmosphere in all of Purdue country.

  • Visited July 2014
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