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Shanahan's on the Green

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Glowing with gilded chandeliers and graced with a few marble fireplaces, this American-style steak house in a restored Georgian town house offers a sleekly elegant setting in which to chow down on some of the most tender Irish Angus beef this side of the Atlantic (they cook it in a special high-temperature oven, searing the outside to keep the inside good and juicy). If steak doesn't float your boat, they also do a mean baked turbot with mussels, clams, and creamed fennel and leek. Oreo-cookie-crust cheesecake is the perfect way to finish off the feast, but many will consider the decor—think sash windows, gilt mirrors, and plush carpets—rich enough.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 119 St. Stephen's Green, Southside, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Dublin 2 | Map It
  • Phone: 01/407–0939
  • Website:
  • Location: The Southside

    Restaurant Details

  • Reservations essential
  • Credit cards accepted.
  • No lunch Sat.–Thurs.
Updated: 04-29-2014

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    Excellent steaks and stunning atmosphere

    This is probably the best steak in Dulin and you will pay for it...but its worth the experience. i went for my Birthday last June and we could never ask for such wonderful service and a stunning meal. We had Champagne in the Oval office which is a bar doenstairs and waiting area. You can eat here too but not as nice as upstairs. We were led to the first floor to a lovely table facing an outsoor roof garden it seemed. I Split the Ceasar salad for a started...it was HUGE...all postions here are massive compared to european portions. I also had the filet steqk and we ordered sides of creamed corn and onion rings. I have never seen onion rings like this very thin on a mound of them and so tasty. Again there was loads in one portion. I skipped desert and the came out with 4 glasses of champagne on the house and a plate of small chocs for me. The service is not stuffy and very fun and friendly. It was a highlight meal of last year for me. Its pricey and you must book well in advance. Loved it!

    by SiobhanP, 4/25/08

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