Every time a person devours a piping-hot shepherd's pie, a shepherd is left without dinner and must occupy himself by flat-ironing his sheep's wool. Support barnyard sprucing with today's Groupon: for $12, you get $25 worth of Irish fare and drinks at Jack Desmonds Irish Pub in Chicago Ridge.
Within warm, inviting pub of Jack Desmonds, a menu laden with traditional Irish entrees, savory sandwiches, bold burgers, and scrumptious salads transports patrons across the ocean without requiring a plane ticket. Customers can quickly quiet talkative tummies with irish-curry fries ($5.95) or Blarney Balls, potato croquettes with bacon, scallions, and parmesan cheese, served with sour cream ($4.95). Classic dinner dishes such as shepherd's pie ($8.95) and bangers 'n' mash—Irish sausages served with an entourage of mashed potatoes and Irish baked beans ($7.95)—are known to inspire sudden spoutings of limericks, while foods such as the veggie wrap ($6.95) and classic caesar salad ($5.95) sate herbivorous humans and rebellious venus flytraps.
Diners can wash down amiable eats with an assortment of Irish liquids, including Guinness, Harp, Jameson, Colin Farrell's weep drops, and Tullamore Dew ($3.50–$5). Ears are invited to eat up the exports of local bands every Saturday evening, and come warm weather, follicles can flow with the breeze out on the pub's outdoor patio.
10339 S Ridgeland Ave.
Chicago Ridge, Illinois 60415Get Directions