Kip’s wanted authenticity—so they had their interior built in Dublin, disassembled, shipped over, and reassembled by four Irishmen and one Irishwoman. The results are several beautiful rooms of wood and stone, adorned with whiskey barrels, a hand-painted ceiling map of Ireland, and, above the bar, a large copper keeve of the sort used for brewing spirits. As Kip’s sits adjacent to the Marriott in St. Louis Park, its clientele is about half hotel guests and half anyone interested in sipping some Jameson or Smithwick’s in a hospitable setting, especially during the twice-nightly happy hours or when live music’s playing.
Features: Happy Hour, Late-night Eats, Live Music
Neighborhood(s): St. Louis Park
Happy Hour: M-F, 4-7 p.m., 9-11p.m.; $1.50 off all rail liquors and house wines