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Ireland’s Own & Jagerhaus Pub Celebrate Hearty Food & Drink



Family-Owned West Ashley Restaurant & Bar Serve Up Good Food, Good Beer, & Good Times

Jeff Walker, Restaurant Review

Venture just a few minutes from Citadel Mall (two miles as the crow flies) on 17 South to the Food Lion anchored Citadel Crossing and you’ll discover a one of kind family-owned restaurant and bar that is a food & beverage double dose. Ireland’s Own and Jagerhaus Pub celebrate two countries that celebrate hearty stick to your ribs food, and great tasting beer with character.

Owned and often operated by Doug Allison, Ireland’s Own & Jagerhaus Pub serve up authentic, yet affordable Irish and German fare. Their Shepherd’s Pie is just like they serve in the old country. An ample mix of ground beef, carrots, peas, and onions, all under an ideal slightly brown mashed potato crust. Diners would be equally satisfied with their genuine Fish & Chips, lightly breaded golden cod served with a dipping sauce of your choice.

While not traditionally originated in Ireland, it was Irish immigrants that first popularized Corned Beef & Cabbage during the late 1800’s in New York City. Ireland’s Own carries on the century old tradition by serving up a mouth-watering ample portion of this favorite entree.

Enjoy eating with your hands, their Prime Rib Sandwich is the Irish equivalent to a Philly without the cheese. Tender layers of rib roast blanketed under a lettuce, tomato, and onion straws with a smear of house made horseradish. Their Corned Beef (Reuben) on Rye is a moist and succulent sandwich teeming with salt-cured brisket, Swiss, seasoned cabbage, pickle on toasted rye with a slather or mustard. Both sandwiches easily satisfy ravenous appetites and go great with an Irish cold brew.

Not to be outdone, the German side of the menu thoroughly salutes carnivores, including pork and chicken schnitzel (thinly sliced breaded meats) fried to perfection. Served with your choice of side for just $18. The Germans are known for their bratwurst and frankfurters. Both entrees come with a double portion complete with your choice of side for $13 and $11 respectively.

With 10 signature appetizers, there’s something for every taste. Feeling a little Irish I recommend the Shepherd’s Pie Bites complete with gravy for dipping, or the Irish Nachos, a ample serving of fried potatoes covered in a blend of seasoned tomato, scallions, and jalapenos with ranch dressing and sour cream. Both great for sharing and an ideal way to kick start the taste buds.

Maybe try their Pretzel Sticks served with spicy or honey mustard. Going old school, they serve up five varieties of wings. No matter the light bite, they all go great with a cold draft beer.

Ireland and Germany may be known for their incredible edibles, but they are world renowned for their beer selections. Sure, you can throw back a Bud Light, Yuengling or a Sam Adams, but when in Rome (pun intended), or in this case in Ireland and Germany than treat yourself to real draught beers. Ireland’s Own & Jagerhaus Pub have 28 (count ’em), 28 beers on tap.

Want a beer with character, I highly recommend the Hi-Wire Bed of Nails, simply a slightly sweet smooth drinking English brown ale. List this as ‘freakin’ awesome’! If you savor history the Boddington’s Pub Ale has been a preferred bitter ale by the Irish for over 200 years. If you’re unsure than just go with a Guinness, a full-bodied dry stout that has been keeping beer lovers happy since 1759.

Dark beers are plentiful with an ample variety of lagers and pilsners. Don’t kid yourself, the Germans love their beer. If you haven’t tried a Warsteiner Dunkel than you’re in for a real treat. A smooth drinking rich dark amber colored beer with full flavor. Great by itself or with any of handheld snacks.

Don’t prefer the more full-bodied drafts, that’s okay Ireland’s Own & Jagerhaus Pub offer up a few IPA’s including Elysium Space Dust, Wicked Weed Pernicious, and Huger Street from Charleston’s own Palmetto Brewery. Maybe you’re not in the mood for a beer, you betcha they have a full bar with a fine selection of premium whiskey and bourbon from across the pond.

Want to avoid the everyday fast food and enjoy a heartier midday meal, drop in for lunch. During the dinner hour patrons may prefer to sit in the quieter Irish pub and dine on either a 12 oz. ribeye or prime rib entree. Both served with your choice of two sides for under $29. Guaranteed it’s the best steak you’ll get in West Ashley.

No matter where you choose to sit, you can get anything off the menu on either the Irish or German side. Yes, you can order takeout. Of course, they have a kid’s menu. For just $6 the little ones can have a burger, plain or with cheese, as well as chicken fingers. All three served with a side.

What’s unique about Ireland’s Own & Jagerhaus is the overall vibe. If the weather permits you might want to dine outside, maybe enjoy some fresh air while throwing back a couple of cold ones. However, making your way thru the entryway patrons can decide to sit at the more traditional Irish pub to the right, or the more festive German dining room and bar on the left. Both offer full bars with beer on tap however the German side attracts more patrons during the day.

Aside from a few items almost every entree is under $18, with sandwiches under $15, and appetizers $11 and under. Over 90 percent of the menu items are made in house, and they utilize the freshest produce, meats, and ingredients they can find from local vendors including Limehouse Produce.

Although the restaurant is not labeled a sports bar, with 40 plus big screens throughout they do cater to college and pro football fans, as well as lovers of British soccer. That means you can get more traditional American fare like a half pound cheeseburger, chicken breast (grilled, blackened or fried) sandwich with your favorite beverage.

You can access both sides of the eatery from behind the bar, although the German side does provide easy entry to the arcade. A save haven for the kids, while the parents enjoy a round of virtual reality golf (full size simulators) from over 50 plus distinguished courses around the world. Bring your own clubs or rent there. Don’t golf, maybe try your luck at either of the two pool tables. Great place for a group outing or company team building social.

They are quick to note they are first and foremost an Irish and German themed restaurant with traditional pubs on either side. As Doug says so proudly on their website Ireland’s Own & Jagerhaus Pub offers “A great atmosphere provided with the fun entertainment and great eats for the whole family!”

Ireland’s Own & the Jagerhaus is ready to serve hungry patrons from 11am until midnight seven days a week. While most lounges provide a two-hour happy hour, they offer a three-hour savings 4-7pm Mon-Fri with all draft beer, wine, and liquor $1.00 off, and 50 cents off all bottled beer!

You can bet this place rocks during Oktoberfest and St. Paddy’s Day. During the week they host Twisted Trivia and Insain Karaoke with Scott Sain. Tons of fun at this neighborhood watering hole that focuses on Irish, German, and a American fare. Find them more precisely at 3025 Ashley Town Center Dr, Charleston in the Citadel Crossing Shopping Center at Ashley Town Center Drive and Savannha Highway west of the Ashley. For more visit their website at


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