Shannon Rose Irish Pub in Clifton Announces Grand Re-Opening


The Shannon Rose Irish Pub Celebrates 15 Years in Clifton, NJ With A Fresh New Look and Warm Irish Hospitality

Doherty Enterprises, Inc. announced a September 15th grand re-opening date of the company’s popular Shannon Rose Irish Pub in Clifton NJ. Closed for renovations since August 28th, the Irish family restaurant will reopen its doors and showcase its new look with a celebration of new menu items, drink specials, live music, Irish step dancers, kid’s activities, and the return of our guests’ favorite mixologists.

“After many years serving the community, we felt it was time for a refresh,” said Tim Doherty, President and Chief Operating Officer of Doherty Enterprises. “We’re celebrating an amazing 15 years with an updated, redesigned pub. We want to continue to wow our guest for another 15+ years, while retaining everything that gives The Shannon Rose that authentic Irish-pub experience.”

The kitchen’s chef-driven, scratch-made menu features a number of traditional Irish pub dishes that incorporate seasonal and local ingredients sourced from local partners. The bar features many hard-to-find beer and whiskey selections imported from the Emerald Isle.

“We’re celebrating the reopening with special events and promotions, including a party on September 17th to mark our halfway point to St. Patrick’s Day,” reports Doherty.

In addition there will be specialty cocktails, a selection of locally brewed beers, live music, bagpipers, Irish step dancers and the unveiling of Shannon Rose pizza. Each room in the restaurant captures the charm and allure of a traditional Irish pub.

Located at Clifton Commons at 98 Kingsland Road, The Shannon Rose Irish Pub combines Irish roots with a commitment to serving the local community. In addition to donating proceeds from special menu items and conducting fundraising campaigns for the American Heart Association, as well as ST Jude. The Shannon Rose also participates in a variety of community and local non-profit events.

“We can’t wait to welcome back our regulars and invite new friends so stop-in and sample our great food and warm Irish hospitality,” said Ed Doherty Chairman, and CEO of Doherty Enterprises who own The Shannon Rose. “We’re proud to be part of the Clifton community and, with this exciting refresh completed, we’re ready to serve our Shannon Rose guests for the next 15 years!”

The Shannon Rose has many fun, family-friendly activities planned in the next few months, including fall NFL football season menu items and game tickets giveaway, teacher appreciation Happy Hours, Octoberfest, and a special Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day party that will feature bag pipers, step dancers and a Kid’s Irish Soda Bread Event.

For more information on The Shannon Rose Irish Pub, its menu, and ongoing events and promotions, visit:

About The Shannon Rose Irish Pub:

Since 2007, The Shannon Rose Irish Pub has provided its guests with the most authentic Irish experience this side of the Atlantic. With locations in Clifton and Ramsey, The Shannon Rose Irish Pub transports its guests to the Emerald Isle through its scratch-made food, Dublin-like atmosphere, and the hospitality that the Irish are famous for. Featuring more than 30 beers on tap – including Guinness, Harp, and Smithwick’s – a wide selection of premium scotch malts and Irish whiskeys.

About Doherty Enterprises, Inc.

Established in 1985, Doherty Enterprises owns and operates more than 130 restaurants in New Jersey, New York, Florida and Georgia, including five restaurant concepts: Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, Panera Bread, Chevys Fresh Mex and its own concepts, The Shannon Rose Irish Pub and Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas. In addition, Doherty Enterprises is also a franchisee of Sola Salon Studios with 8 locations in Staten Island and New Jersey. Doherty Enterprises is ranked 11th in Top 200 Franchisees in the United States by Restaurant Finance Monitor, is recognized as the 77th largest Foodservice revenue company in the United States by Nation’s Restaurant News, the 73rd largest privately held business in the New York Metro area by Crain’s Business, and 34th largest privately held company in New Jersey by NJBIZ. The Doherty vision is to be the “Best Food Service Company in the Communities We Serve.”

Doherty Enterprises has also been lending a helping hand to team members and their immediate families when financially burdened through the WOW a Friend Foundation. To date, the foundation has assisted more than 3,100 people and donated over $4.1 million directly back to those in need.


Press Release by Doherty Enterprises, Inc.

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