Where was The Irishman filmed? Guide to all the Filming Locations

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The 3 1/2 hours long movie The Irishman by Martin Scorsese (the director behind classics like Taxi Driver and Goodfellas), is an adaptation of Charles Brandt's book I Heard You Paint Houses: Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran and Closing the Case on Jimmy Hoffa.

The production does not fall short of filming locations: filmmakers claim that 117 different locations were used to film 309 scenes. Set in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio, and Florida, The Irishman was primarily filmed in and around New York.

The Irishman filming locations

The film tells the story (spanning more than 50 years, from 1949 through 2000) of hitman Frank Sheeran (Robert De Niro), who claims to have been involved in the 1975 disappearance of Teamsters labor union chief Jimmy Hoffa (Al Pacino), one of America's most powerful men.

The movie contains a pantheon of celebrities including Joe Pesci (Russell Bufalino), Harvey Keitel (Angelo Bruno), Ray Romano (Bill Bufalino), Bobby Cannavale (Felix "Skinny Razor" DiTullio), and Anna Paquin as Peggy Sheeran.

Welcome to our spoiler-free guide to all the filming locations of The Irishman.

Street in New York City
The area around St. Matthias Catholic Church in Ridgewood (Queens) was dressed to host the filming of several scenes set in Philadelphia.

The baptism was filmed in this church. The exteriors of the restaurant Villa di Roma (the interiors were built on a soundstage), the Friendly Lounge, and the sequence when Frank beats up a grocery store owner are all located all here.

The image pictured below from Google Maps shows filmmaking equipment during the filming in 2017 when the neighborhood was sent back in time.
(You can open all the locations on Google Maps by clicking on the links below in the captions ↴)
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Stuckey's convenience store truck stop
The Stuckey's and Texaco service area where Sheeran met Bufalino in the 1950s is near the Great Hunger Memorial in Elmsford, NY.

The opening scene in a hospital is the Summit Park Hospital and Nurse Care center in Pomona.
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The Irishman Theater
Also, a lot of scenes were filmed in Suffern. The Art Deco Lafayette Theater, several shops (Penn Drape and Curtains), and da Nina Italian Restaurant in Lafayette Avenue are some of the locations used in the town, as lohud.com reported.
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The Irishman Diner
The restaurant pictured was shot at the old GoodFellas Diner at 5626 Maspeth Avenue in Maspeth (now permanently closed).
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Weir's Ice Cream
The real Weir's Ice Cream is located at 2159 NY-94, Salisbury Mills.

The bowling alley is the Van Nest Lanes in the Bronx.
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The courthouse in New York
According to Untapped Cities, the scene when Jimmy Hoffa testifies to Congress was filmed in the Bronx County Civil Court lobby.

The sequence when Frank goes to Chicago and helps sink a fleet of taxis was filmed in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and the bomb in a lot of cabs was shot beside the Brooklyn Queens Expressway in the Gowanus/Carroll Gardens area.

The scrap metal yard is Ralph's Motor Repairs in Washingtonville and the quarry was filmed at Callahan-Nannini Shale in Blooming Grove.
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Teamsters headquarters
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters building was set at Hempstead Town Hall.

The English Hemel Hempstead village near London doubled as Tambury in Ricky Gervais's hit series After Life.
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The Irishman Umberto’s Clam House scene location
The scene taking place at Umberto’s Clam House was set in a clothing store Scotch and Soda at 90 Orchard Street on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.

The storefront of the Andrea Doria Social Club was set at 268 Smith in Brooklyn.
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Orange Top Diner in Tuxedo
Lum's restaurant is the Orange Top Diner in Tuxedo Park.

The Howard Johnson’s hotel was filmed in an old HoJo’s that the crew found in Long Island’s Jericho Turnpike.

Up to seven actors from The Irishman appear also in the movie starring Hugh Jackman Bad Education.
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The Irishman drehorte
A car explosion was set outside Lee's Tavern (converted into a barbershop) in Dongan Hills.
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Latin Casino nightclub
According to Architectural Digest, the Latin Casino Theater Restaurant in Philadelphia was built on a set at the Harlem Alhambra Ballroom in New York.

Hoffa’s Michigan lake house is a 1962 home in Putnam Valley.

The airport scenes were filmed at the old control tower at the Republic Airport in Farmingdale, NY.
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Knollwood Mausoleum
The Knollwood Mausoleum was filmed at Woodlawn Cemetery in Bronx.
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Dónde se rodó El irlandés
Newsday reported 10 locations being filmed in Long Island, including the Rodeway Inn Huntington Station - Melville, private houses in Great Neck and Atlantic Beach, the Harry Tappen Marina in Hempstead Harbor, and Hildebrandt's ice cream parlor in Williston Park.

The interior of the scene in Miami's Deauville Hotel (pictured), were shot at Leonard's Palazzo.
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16 comments
  1. Airport scene is on LI but it's at republic on new highway in farmingdale area.

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  2. I'm fairly certain the cemetery scenes are at saint Mary's cemetary in Greenwich, ct

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    1. Are you certain, because there's a name on the mausoleum: Knollwood, and there's a Knollwood Park Cemetery in Ridgewood, LI, where they also filmed another scene.

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    2. There is no mausoleum at the Knollwood Park Cemetery.

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    3. The “Knollwood Mausoleum” scene at (3:10:08) was definitely shot at “Woodlawn Cemetery”!

      Woodlawn Cemetery
      4199 Webster Avenue
      Bronx
      New York 10470

      The exact location of “Knollwood Mausoleum”:
      https://mapcarta.com/W277845444

      Note: “Street View” is available at this spot, and it is a match with the scene at (3:10:08).

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  3. I believe one of the restaurant scenes used was Hunt and Fish in NYC

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  4. When Sheehad and Hoffa are leaving the Deauville Hotel on Miami Beach, they drive south on Harding Avenue and pass 77th Street

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  5. Would love to know the location of the house where Frank Sheeran (Robert De Niro) picks up Russell Bufalino (Joe Pesci) in the first few minutes of the movie when they are starting their road trip to the Detroit wedding. I grew up in a house that looked very, very similar.

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  6. Pretty certain the barber shop shooting is in the lower lobby of Roosevelt Hotel madison and East 45th as I stayed there in July 2019 and recognised it imnediately

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    1. Also filmed a famous scene from The French Connection in The Roosevelt Hotel. The Hojo’s “on Jericho Turnpike” (a long road going through many towns) is actually in Jericho. I grew up there and I remember when I was little the story of Connie Francis being raped there (though I was too young to know what that meant.) The only reason a celebrity of any statute would stay at that motel is its location close to the Westbury Music Fair.

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    2. I also grew up in Jericho and ate at that HOJO's, bowled at Westbury Bowl and saw many acts at Westbury Music fair.

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  7. The prison that Hoffa and Pro are in together is Rahway prison in North Jersey.

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  8. I did a double take when I saw my parish appear, lol. The church wedding scene where Ray Romano's character was giving away his daughter is St John's Church in Yonkers.

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  9. Yes the prison was definitely Rahway Prison. Its actually located in Avenel, NJ Neither woodbridge Twp where Avenel is located or the City of Rahway wanted to be associated with the prison, so it was renamed East Jersey State Prison. It houses the most dangerous prisoners, murders and lifers.

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  10. The. Scene when the Irishman takes off from the airport is farmningdale airport not Brookhaven airport in mastic. If you look when they leave the airport. The back drop is Saint Charles cemetary also the hangar and control tower are at the farmningdale airport.

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  11. is that mausoleum Ferncliff in Hartsdale?

    the real Tony Pro

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