How do you manage to find an Irish bar everywhere you go? Asks my mom after every trip we take. I never noticed it before but we do tend to choose them over most venues. I had to ask myself why this is the case. I’ll tell you why. Irish pubs almost always have a cozy atmosphere, friendly bartenders, good music, comforting food and copious amounts of drink selections. Here are a few of the best Irish bars in the Midwest for when you’re thirsty, hungry, or just looking for a fun time.