O‘Blarney’s at the Gibson House is the place for good food, cool atmosphere and friendly service. And they’ve been a cornerstone of downtown Centralia for the last seven years.
With a great variety of menu items, a mid-day meal at O’Blarney’s is never boring. Find juicy burgers, yummy sandwiches, wraps and croissants, as well as hearty soups and scrumptious salads. And don’t forget to check out the daily lunch specials from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fresh homemade soup, salad and sandwiches are always a highlight.
Try Something Special
Chef Shane Wright and his crew are the creative force behind the menu and delicious lunch specials. Some favorites include their homemade meatloaf sandwich; the beef, cheddar and tomato sandwich topped with delectable jalapeño sauce; and the “Hot Rob.”
On Fridays, the lunch special usually features fish. Their tuna melt or Mac & Jack’s ale cod burger are both delicious. These items are particularly unforgettable when paired with homemade soup or salad.
There’s something on the menu at O’Blarney’s for every appetite. If you’re famished, try the Philly Cheese Steak – it’s a big meal. In fact, most of their sandwiches are huge. If you’re only moderately hungry, order a half sandwich lunch special or a tasty salad. A bowl of chowder and Irish soda bread is a can’t-miss meal. Vegetarians will enjoy the Gaelic Garden Burger – don’t forget the fries!
“‘What’s the daily special?’ is the first question people usually ask,” says bartender Tisha Seward. “We have a big menu, but outside of the daily specials, burgers are popular. Customers love the Bacon Mushroom Swiss Dip and my personal favorite burger is the Blue Manchu.” Upgrade your lunch to sweet potato or garlic fries, jo-jo’s, fruit or clam chowder.
O’Blarney’s is an ideal place to gather with friends and family. They have plenty of room for large groups in the dining room and ample family seating. The kids’ menu has all the classics, with cheeseburgers and chicken strips as popular choices.
Dining alone or as a couple? O’Blarney’s’ cozy window seats have lovely tables set for two or three. There’s even a large window table for group dates or get-togethers. You’ll enjoy great views of Historic Downtown Centralia and plenty of entertaining people-watching.
Want to get an early start? O’Blarney’s serves breakfast on the weekends with a variety of classic staples and creative concoctions. The staff says eggs Benedict is their favorite. Try it Irish style with corned beef and Irish soda bread.
In a rush or on a short lunch break? Call in a to-go order. O’Blarney’s’ friendly staff will get you out the door quickly and with a smile.
Get Down to Business
Shop owners love O’Blarney’s for lunch – and O’Blarney’s loves them back. “We have great people in here all the time,” says bartender Chelsa Dady. “We have our regulars and there are always plenty of cool new ones coming in.”
O’Blarney’s is like a modern-day Cheers. “This is my soup connection,” declares regular Greg Worms. “The staff here takes really good care of us.” Greg’s favorite lunch is the navy bean and ham soup – another delicious O’Blarney’s creation.
Another local who loves O’Blarney’s lunch is Newell-Hoerling’s Mortuary funeral director Lori Keilwitz. “The environment is great,” she shares. “It’s upscale and everyone is personable. The staff takes the time to get to know you.”
O’Blarney’s is a great place for professionals to meet. The Centralia Chehalis Chamber of Commerce gathers there for their monthly Chamber Forum to discuss important business and community topics. And the Centralia Rotary Club meets every Tuesday for their weekly luncheon in the Gibson House Event Center upstairs.
O’Blarney’s is the place to be on St. Patrick’s Day. They prepare several hundred pounds of corned beef and cabbage in anticipation of the big day, and book a variety of entertainment including dancers and pipers. There are performances all weekend long. As the area’s only Irish Pub, O’Blarney’s does St. Patrick’s Day right.
Treat your special someone to a fantastic Valentine’s Day with lunch or dinner at O’Blarney’s. It’s also a great place for celebrating an anniversary or big accomplishment.
For sports fans, O’Blarney’s is the best place to catch the Seahawks or other games. HD televisions are situated around the restaurant. Don’t forget to place your dollar bet on their sports cards during Seahawk’s games – it’s fun and you just might win big.
For some of the best lunch grub in Centralia, try O’Blarney’s any day of the week. With new specials daily and tons of menu favorites, there’s something for everyone.
O’Blarney’s Irish Pub
221 North Tower Avenue