See also: Best Restaurant on Colfax 2014 -- Solera
But not the only reason.
Launched last fall by two Irishmen, this Irish pub has already become a gathering place, not just for folks looking for Guinness but for neighborhood families. "An Irish pub, to me, is a form of inviting hospitality and warmth, very welcoming," says partner Glen Eastwood, who was the general manager at a couple of Irish bars around town before he decided to open his own place.
Find out whether he succeeded in creating that kind of welcoming spot when my review of The Abbey Tavern is posted here tomorrow.