Longmont’s Favorite Restaurant & Ale House
Established in 1981 by Mike and Nania Shea, Mike O’Shays has been serving the community of Longmont, Colorado great food for over 34 years…The longest running independently owned restaurant in Longmont. Mike starting working in the restaurant industry in New Jersey when Mike was in high school, and hasn’t stopped since. Mike moved to Boulder in 1977 and soon after met Nania. Mike got his first job waiting tables at the Imperial Emporium Restaurant in Longmont. Mike and Nania moved to Longmont in 1979 and they are now a permanent fixture of the community.
Lead by General Manager Todd Johnson and Chef Charles James, O’Shays has received several community awards over the years. Todd Johnson has been leading O’Shays for 27 years beginning in 1981 as a bartender. Chef Charles James has been in the working in a kitchen for 35 years starting in San Francisco with his travels taking him to Hawaii before finally arriving here at O’Shays 2 years ago.