Do you expect you’ll be a little hungry this St. Patrick’s Day? If you’re looking for some hearty Irish fare, flowing drinks, even some hand-clapping Irish tunes, you could be in luck. Here’s a roundup from Faneuil Hall to Jamaica Plain of pubs and restaurants where you might want to find yourself this St. Patrick’s Day weekend.
There may not be a pot of gold waiting for you (tell us if there is!), but there may just be a good time — or at least a pot of stew and some Guinness, too. Next
242 Cambridge St., Boston<br>617-227-8822<br> annastaqueria.com
Mexican cuisine meets Irish tradition as Anna’s Taqueria will be bringing back it’s St. Patrick’s Day burrito on Monday, March 17. Filled with corned beef and cabbage, the burrito will be available at all six locations.
Anthem Kitchen & Bar
101 South Market St., Boston<br>617-720-5570<br> anthem-boston.com
Anthem will offering a variety of traditional Irish fare on St. Patrick’s Day. The menu will include Irish favorites like potato and leek soup, corned beef and cabbage, shepherd’s pie and more.
541 Tremont St., Boston<br>617-423-0069<br> beehiveboston.com
Starting at 8 p.m.on Monday, March 17, Irish singer Katie McD will be performing at The Beehive. The establishment will also be serving up St. Patrick’s Day additions to the regular menu courtesy of chef Marc Orfaly, including grilled lamb, smoked fish and chips, and more.
399 Grove St., Newton <br>617-454-3399<br> newtonbokx.com
BOKX 109 in Newton will be offering a special St. Patrick’s Day package on Monday. For $15 per person, the deal includes a Reuben sandwich served with fries accompanied by a glass of Harpoon Boston Irish stout.
Cask ’n Flagon
62 Brookline Ave., Boston<br>617-536-4840<br> casknflagon.com
The Fenway establishment will have plenty of food and drink specials for revelers on St. Patrick’s Day. Executive chef Donley Liburd has created a traditional Irish dinner menu that includes boiled corned beef, potatoes, cabbage, carrots and rutabaga. Cask ‘n Flagon will also have a specialty cocktail available called the Irish Twist Stout, mixed with Harpoon Irish stout, Svedka vanilla vodka and raspberry purée.
The Boston Piper’s Society will also be playing traditional Irish music beginning at 2 p.m.
396 Market St., Brighton<br>617-787-0882<br> corribpub.com
Brighton’s Corrib Pub strives to make every day a riotous romp, and March 17 is no exception. The restaurant will have a special Irish inspired menu both Sunday and Monday. There will be live entertainment on Sunday night as well.
3484 Washington St., Jamaica Plain<br>617-524-2345<br> doylescafeboston.com
Strike up the band! If you’ve ever been to Doyle’s Cafe on St. Patrick’s Day, you know it’s not just about the food. There’s live Irish music all day!
On St. Patrick’s Day, the establishment will open at 9 a.m. with a $10 cover.
1357 Cambridge St., Cambridge<br>617-497-0965<br> druidpub.com
This quaint Inman Square establishment may be small, but it just might fit your hearty appetite. All St. Patrick’s Day weekend, swing by the Druid to enjoy corned beef and cabbage and other Irish fare, in addition to their regular menu. The Druid will be also be featuring Irish music on Saturday and Monday.
Forum Bar & Restaurant
755 Boylston St., Boston <br>857-991-1831<br> forumboston.com
Executive chef Dan Schroeder will be offering Irish-themed specials, including burgers topped with sliced corned beef, braised cabbage, Irish cheddar, and Thousand Island dressing as well as corned beef and cabbage egg rolls with Harpoon Stout mustard dip.
1230 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge<br>617-497-0400<br> graftonstreetcambridge.com
Named after Dublin’s famed shopping district, Grafton Street in Harvard Square is offering an authentic St. Patrick’s Day experience. Its special Irish menu includes meals such as corned beef and cabbage, rustic shepherd’s pie, Guinness beef stew, and grilled Atlantic char. It opens at 11 a.m. on Monday.
The Green Briar
304 Washington St., Boston<br>617-789-4100<br> greenbriarpub.com
Irish specialties will be served all day at The Green Briar, and their annual Ireland Trip giveaway will give a lucky winner a trip for two to Ireland. Details at sendmetoireland.eventbrite.com.
903 Boylston St., Boston<br>617-778-0089<br> lironboylston.com
Get a taste of the Irish holiday — rather than a full overload — at Lir. The pub will serve a corned beef and cabbage dinner all St. Patrick’s Day weekend starting Wednesday, March 12, as well as items from its traditional menu.
911 Boylston St., Boston<br>617-262-0911<br> mcgreevysboston.com
McGreevy’s calls itself the official headquarters of Dropkick Murphys, and there will be plenty of chances to see the band during their multiple-day celebration. It opens at 9 a.m. on the 17th, and you can expect bagpipers and green beer all day.
M.J. O’Connor’s Waterfront
425 Summer St., Boston<br>617-443-0800<br> westinbostonwaterfront.com/mj-oconnors
M.J. O’Connor’s, located in the Westin Boston Waterfront hotel, offers guests a feel for Irish traditions and will serve Irish fare like shepherd’s pie and corned beef and cabbage.
Ned Devine’s Irish Pub
Faneuil Hall Marketplace<br>Quincy Market Building, Boston<br>617-248-8800<br> neddevinesboston.com
A special St. Patrick’s Day menu will include corned beef egg rolls, an Irish breakfast sausage sandwich, and corned beef sliders on toasted rolls with Guinness mustard. Black Rose Band, an Irish band, will play at 1 p.m.
Pauli’s North End
65 Salem St., Boston <br>857-284-7064<br> paulisnorthend.com
Beginning Monday, March 17, Paulie’s will be offering a special lobster reuben, filled with chunks of lobster, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut Thousand Island dressing and placed between two slices of grilled rye bread. The towering sandwich also comes with a side of fries.
Sólás Irish Pub
710 Boylston St., Boston<br>617-933-4803<br> solasboston.com
The cozy nook on Boylston Street is known for its Irish specialties including shepherd’s pie, chicken curry, fish and chips, and beef stew. Sólás opens at 11 a.m. and never charges a cover, not even on St. Patrick’s Day.
Zebra’s Bistro and Wine Bar
21 North St., Medfield<br>508-359-4100<br> zebrasbistro.com
The Medfield bistro and bar wil be offering a variety of Irish dishes on Sunday and Mondayu, including a corned beef and boiled vegetable dinner, bangers and mash, and Guinness beef stew. Reservations are from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
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