16. Pat Troy's Ireland's Own

City: Alexandria, Va.
Address: 11 North Pitt St.
Website: pattroysirishpub.com

To honor his Irish-Catholic roots, President Reagan famously visited this pub in 1988. Among other hands the 71-year old Pat Troy has shaken include Pope Benedict XVI and Charlton Heston. When he's not schmoozing with the rich and famous, Troy runs a bar, named one of the best in the D.C. area for it's dog-friendly happy hour. Some things you just can't make up.