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Nallen's Irish Pub

1429 Market St.
Denver, CO 80202


  • Daily 2pm-2am
  • $$
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Full bar
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
Nallen’s Irish Pub opened in 1992 and was a neighborhood mainstay long before other bars invaded the 1400 block of Market Street. The family-operated, no-frills spot feels more like an authentic Irish pub than a trendy LoDo bar. Since Nallen’s isn’t overwhelmed with a lot of TVs showing sporting events, it’s easier to concentrate on the drinking here. The bar serves a mean pint of Guinness, along with a decent array of U.K. brews like Smithwick’s and domestic and local beers.

Related Stories (3)

  • Nallen’s Irish Pub
    9 years ago by Patrick Osborn

    It's horrifying to admit, but the signs are all there: We are growing up. On my birthday, I'd denied the usual urge to overindulge in food and booze simply because it didn't fit with my diet. JP just put down "earnest money" on a ho...

  • Mouthing Off
    18 years ago by Kyle Wagner

    Begin again: Finnegan's in the Adam's Mark Hotel, 1550 Court Place, is now closed, bringing the number of food-serving Irish pubs in the area down to two (that I know of)--Nallen's Irish Pub, at 1429 Market Street, and Clancy's Iris...

    20 years ago by Kyle Wagner

    Luck o' the Irish: Traditional pub food is infamous for its lesser cuts of meat, greasiness and general simplicity, but that still didn't prepare us for the meal we encountered at Nallen's, an Irish eatery at 1617 California. Not un...

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