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Reader's Choice: Dunn's Pub is the Best Place to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

It was a tight race, but in the end Dunn's came out on top, edging out DeMil's on Whitney.

It turns out that many Hamden residents are passionate about where they celebrate their Irish heritage (real or imagined).

In the end, Dunn's Pub  won the Hamden Patch Reader's Choice as the best place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, but it wasn't easy -- at points Thursday night, DeMil's was in the lead, barely eaking out Dunn's.

But when the poll closed 9 a.m. Friday morning, it was Dunn's that was on top, beating out DeMil's by nine votes. A total of 202 votes were cast, with Dunn's getting 88, DeMii's getting 79 and the next runner up, the Playwright Irish Pub and Restaurant garnering 27.

But ultimately, you won't go wrong at any of the Hamden drinking establishments that are sure to be hopping Saturday night in honor of the patron said of Ireland's day.

Check out Dunn's directory listing , DeMill's and the Playwright's . You can also rate each business and leave a comment on the listing about what a great time you had there. 

Enjoy St. Patrick's Day, and most importantly, stay safe!


Original story:

With St. Patrick's Day falling on a Saturday this year, Hamden restaurants and bars are expected to be full of fun-loving celebrants.

Many will likely head to their favorite locale, so for this week’s Hamden Patch Readers’ Choice contest we’re asking for your recommendations:

What’s your favorite place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Tell us in the comments.

Here's a list of some of the top spots for celebrating. Let us know if you're fave isn't included, and we'll add it!

big daddy March 15, 2012 at 05:32 PM
No question, Dunn's!!
Steven Paul March 15, 2012 at 10:13 PM
DeMil's!! Wing It is playing live that day and their beer selection is really good!!
marcia ondeck March 15, 2012 at 11:59 PM
Dunn's is the absolute best place for St Patrick's Day!!!!
Dorothy Swing March 16, 2012 at 01:45 AM
Live music...wins it! DeMils!
Charlie Lubowicki March 16, 2012 at 01:05 PM
dunns has irish music by the blaney brothers 1-4, the alehounds 4:30 - 7:30, bagpiping by sean lennon, and various musical guests throughout the night!


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