Cead Mile Failte - A hundred thousand welcomes - is the greeting of us two sisters: Chris and Ethna, to you, our patrons.
We were born and raised in County Cork, Ireland. We came to the
United States in 1972. We moved to Hawaii in 1974. We have lived and
worked on Longboat Key since 1982. We drove to Florida from Boston and
stopped in Clearwater for breakfast. Someone suggested we come to
Sarasota. As soon as we got here we knew this was the place for us.
Having worked in restaurants all of our adult lives, we felt the time
was right for us to open a place of our own. We opened Lynches Landing
on Longboat Key in December 1986 and closed it in May 2003 after 17 very
We decided to bring the real spirit of Ireland to St. Armands Circle
by serving great food in a friendly neighbourhood pub atmosphere. We
opened Lynches Pub & Grub in February 2003.
Please enjoy your visit with us.