Fare: Irish Pub Steak house
Noise Level: Moderate - High
One of Wildwood's most popular Irish restaurants
On street parking is inconvenient on busy summer evenings
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy tavern food in a festive Irish pub atmosphere.
Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer a more quieter, family oriented setting.
Recommended dishes: When available, The Steak House Burger; C'n C Strip Steak; and the Black & Tan Beer Can Chicken.
Liquor: Full bar with more than 30 whiskeys, two dozen specialty house cocktails and 25 draft beers with Irish favorites like Guinness, Harp Lager and Smithwick's
The Cattle n Clover is a popular Irish bar & restaurant in Wildwood for enjoying good Irish brews and food.
Their Irish pub style atmosphere and live Irish entertainment promotes a "let loose attitude".
The Cattle 'n Clover is an ideal place to hang out with friends and family for drinks and to enjoy some good food.
The Cattle n Clover is owned by John Sheppard who refers to his latest venture as a " steak house with an Irish soul". Sheppard is a third generation bar and restaurant owner who grew up in a family who owned a number of restaurants in Philly.
The bar and dining area is run by manager George Brannon, a South Jersey native who has a history of working his way up from busboy to cook to house manager at many south Jersey restaurants.
The interior decor is as close as you can get to duplicating Irish atmosphere. The entrance opens up to the foyer with a Celtic dragon set into the surface of the floor The remaining interior consists of a lectern transported from an old church in New York and dark woods and recycled red bricks from demolished row homes in Philadelphia.
The center piece of the restaurant is not surprisingly, a huge bar made from 150-year-old black walnut. Seating is tightly spaced with little room to maneuver between the bar and dining area, Tables are long and built with reclaimed antique oak. There are additional Irish imported adornments including stained glass windows.
The bartenders and servers are dressed plaid kilts.
They offer spacious indoor and outdoor seating on a smoking patio a bar.
To complete the festive atmosphere, they have ping pong tables, shuffle board, huge flat screen TV's and a live band.
There always seems to be some kind of activity or event taking place with food and drink specials.
(updated June, 2018)
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