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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Lucy's Irish Pub & Restaurant Restaurant Review: Sure, any Irish pub can serve up the corned beef and cabbage, shepherd’s pie, and tankards of Guinness. But the auld sod isn’t so auld-fashioned anymore. At Lucy’s, for every customer tucking into a plate of fish ‘n’ chips you’ll find another whose tastes run to Cajun pasta, ahi pizza, Thai curried mussels, or a vegetarian black bean burger. With an eclectic menu that ranges from international small plates to Irish classics to filet mignon, the results can be a bit spotty---we like the crab and corn chowder; the tough lamb chops, not so much---but the waiters have Central Casting accents, and the dining rooms are splendid. The building, a former bank, dates from 1837, and has the kind of architectural flourishes and workmanship you can’t get today at any price. A word to the wise (and hungry): Lucy’s is located across from the Hippodrome Theatre, and reservations are a must on show nights.