Irish Pub in Chittenden County Shuts Down After Successful 25-Year Run

Irish Pub in Chittenden County Shuts Down After Successful 25-Year Run

After more than 25 years of serving diners in Chittenden County, Cody’s Irish Pub & Grille in Essex has announced its closure. The day after St. Patrick’s Day, owner Kevin Cody posted a note on the restaurant’s Facebook page addressing loyal patrons, friends, and family. With a heavy heart, Cody shared that due to personal circumstances, the pub is permanently closed as of March 18, 2024, signaling the end of an era and the beginning of new chapters.

Expressing gratitude for the community’s support over the years, Cody emphasized the honor of spending time with customers and the love and respect he has for all who entered and supported Cody’s Irish Pub. He wished for the memories created at the pub to stay with patrons for years to come. The note concluded with a traditional Irish blessing, offering well wishes until they meet again.

Known for its diverse menu, Cody’s Irish Pub & Grille offered a variety of dishes, including a selection of burgers like the Rodeo Burger and Cody’s Guinness Burger, along with pub-style fish and chips, hot corned beef, and the Irish Rachel sandwich. On its final day of business, the pub celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with corned beef and cabbage, Guinness specials, Irish music, and unlimited shenanigans.

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