A bar located in San Diego, California. There is actually more than one bar in San Diego called the Blarney Stone; this entry discusses the one in Clairemont and not the more upscale bar in the Gaslamp Quarter.
The Blarney Stone is one of San Diego's best kept secrets
, a great old-style bar
with no pretense
and Irish beer
s on tap. Guinness Stout
17-Year-Old Irish Whiskey
are the preferred drinks. It has no pool table
s, but does have a dartboard
. A dart league
plays there, reputed to have some of the best dart players in the United States
On Friday and Saturday nights the bar usually has a live singer, who sings a mixture of modern songs which are easy to sing along with and Irish drinking songs such as "The Old Dun Cow." The singer encourages people to sing along, and teaches the chorus of the drinking songs before each one.
Beware, if you make a mistake on some of the songs, you may be forced to chug your drink, whether it be a Guinness or a Scotch on the rocks.