Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, the Hooley House Sports Pub & Grille has opened in Westlake.
A hooley is an Irish party, usually centered around food. The menu at the Hooley House features bar-friendly fare, with an emphasis on Irish dishes. In addition to the usual bar appetizers like quesadillas, loaded fries and tots, and pretzel dippers, restaurant goers can get corned beef sliders ($7.99 for four) or Irish griddle cakes, called boxty ($3.99).
The Hooley Reuben is half a pound of corned beef stacked with boxty, Swiss cheese and house sauce ($10.99). A classic Reuben sandwich with sauerkraut and cheese is also available. The Hooley cheesesteak is a hand-cut rib eye with melted provolone cheese ($10.99). Oven-roasted turkey is layered with lettuce and tomato on a freshly baked pretzel roll ($7.99). The build-your-own chicken sandwich is a half-pound chicken breast ($7.99), with your choice of additional toppings.
Burgers are fresh-ground Black Angus, cooked to order and served with one side dish. The Big Irishman is stacked with corned beef, Swiss cheese and Thousand Island dressing ($9.49). The Nutty Irishman is spread with peanut butter and topped with a fried egg and melted Cheddar cheese ($8.99).
Melts include a Cajun chicken melt, tuna melt and O’Patty melt ($8.99). Wrap sandwiches are served on your choice of white, wheat or sun-dried tomato tortillas. Selections include barbecued or chipotle grilled chicken, Hooley cheesesteak or turkey club.
Hooley Hunks are hand-cut, bite-sized pieces of white chicken meat breaded and tossed in your favorite wing sauce ($7.99). Regular wings are also on the bill of fare. Personal 8-inch pizzas are made with your choice of toppings. Classic macaroni and cheese is offered ($6.99), along with a spinach and artichoke mac and cheese bake ($8.99), Buffalo chicken bake ($8.99) and taco bake ($9.99).
Irish fare includes shepherd’s pie and boxty stuffed with fillings like Hooley steak ($10.99) and portobello mushrooms ($8.99). Other entrees are steak or chicken with grilled onions, mushrooms, bacon and cheese, or blanketed with onion straws and blue cheese and drizzled with Hooley sauce.
Enjoy craft beers, beer cocktails or Guinness combos like the Blacksmith, a mix of Guinness and Smithwick’s, along with your meal. Your favorite sporting events can be seen on 25 55-inch TV screens and three larger projection screens.
Daily specials are $1 off macaroni and cheese on Monday, $5.99 wings on Tuesday, $1 off Irish dishes on Wednesday and $5.99 burgers on Thursday. Brunch is served until 4 p.m. on Sunday, with offerings like steak and eggs ($9.99), omelets ($6.99), French toast ($5.99) and corned beef hash ($5.99).
Hooley House is at 24940 Sperry Drive, in the former Boneyard location. Two other Hooley House restaurants are in Brooklyn and Mentor. Hooley House is open for lunch, dinner and late-night dining, from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Saturday, and from noon to midnight on Sunday. Major credit cards are accepted. Phone 440-835-2890.