Some news: Cannon’s Corner Irish Pub is open today. Right now. This very second.
The bar is from Alan Kearney, the dude behind Crafty Irishman and The Playwright. According to the release:
Opening to the public on Thursday, May 16 in one of the oldest, most historic buildings in the quaint and thriving community of Oak Cliff [1314 W Davis St.], owner Alan Kearney brings his authentic Irish background and appreciation for community to his latest concept. Best known for creating true traditional Irish spots Crafty Irishman in Downtown Dallas and recently opened The Playwright in One Arts Plaza, Kearney says, “This part of town [Oak Cliff] reminds me of a Dublin suburb where he opened his first bar in south Dublin. I appreciate the history has been well cared for, which is important to me coming from Ireland; keeping the same culture and tradition of the area.”
Cannon’s Corner will showcase traditional Irish culture through a thoughtful food and beverage program. Kearney continues, “It’s important to me to serve the community that surrounds us. Irish pubs are great back drops for all sports, and good conversation. We look forward to serving our new neighbors.”
The new restaurant and bar offers a wide range of menu items from hardy starters such as Irish O’s: crispy beer-battered onion rings, Scotch Eggs and Corned Beef Cabbage and Rolls.
Sandwiches and salads include seven burger variations and seven salads including vegetarian options. Robust entrées are Murphy’s Shepherd’s Pie: lamb, beef, carrots and mashed potatoes, Howth Beer Battered Fish and Chips; Bangers and Mash, Traditional Corned Beef, Pub Curry, a must-try Traditional Irish Stew and more.
All-day breakfast items comprise of Traditional Irish Breakfast – two eggs any style, Irish bacon, sausage, black and white pudding, tomatoes, mushrooms, beans, hash and brown bread, gluten free avocado toast, a coffee program served all day.
The largest selection of Irish beers with more than 25 on tap, 200 Irish whiskey and scotches and happy hour Monday through Friday 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. round out the substantial menu.
We’ll be checking it out at some point and will let you know how we feel. In the meantime, have a nice day and tell your dog I say hi.