Molly Darcy's Irish Pub opens on East Bay (update: history lesson, menu review)

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Update December 31:

Charleston Scene contributer Deidre Schipani recently dined at Molly Darcy's and came back with the most comprehensive review of the menu and history of the restaurant's namesake.

The historical info about the actual Molly Darcy, a survivor of the famine years of 1845-51, is actually quite intriguing. The feedback on the menu, however, reads more like constructive criticism for the kitchen staff.

Jump over to Charleston Scene for the review in its entirety.

Update November 19:

If you wanna party Irish style, Molly Darcy's is the place to be this weekend.

The new pub is celebrating their recent opening with a weekend-long "official" grand opening celebration. Drink specials, Jameson girls, Irish folk music, Irish dancers and giveaways are just a taste of all the goodness that's in store.

Did I mention there will be bagpipes?

The fun starts tonight and continues all weekend long, don't miss it!

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A new Irish Pub chain, Molly Darcy's Traditional Irish Pub and Grill, has officially opened for business in the East Bay Street location that was formerly occupied by Meritäge.

The pub serves up classic Irish and American dishes alongside a stocked barfeaturing the usual foreign and domestics, but also boasts some Irish brands such as Guinness, Smithwicks, Magners, Tullamore Dew, and Jameson.

The Charleston City Paper has more on the new pub, which can be found just off the Market at 235 East Bay Street.