Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Los Angeles

L.A. goes green on March 17

St. Patrick's Day Street Festival | Photo: Casey's Irish Pub, Facebook


Though it’s not a legal holiday anywhere in the U.S., St. Patrick’s Day is a festive celebration of Irish and Irish American culture that’s been observed in North America since before the American Revolution. On Sunday, March 17 expect to see the traditional color of green splashed across greater Los Angeles as bars and restaurants offer Irish music, food, and of course plenty of Guinness and Irish whiskey. Read on for St. Patrick’s Day events in Los Angeles, and as always please remember to celebrate responsibly.

All of the following events are 21 and over and take place on March 17 unless otherwise noted.

Reilly's Irish Pub at LAX Terminal 1

Reilly's Irish Pub at LAX Terminal 1 | Photo: Westfield

Reilly's - LAX Terminal 1 (March 11-17, 2019)

Located near Gate 15 in Terminal 1 of LAX, Reilly's is a cozy Irish pub serving American-inspired comfort food, beers on tap, and craft cocktails like the Mother's Irish Coffee.

Reilly's will be celebrating St. Patrick's Day with drink specials all week and live performances on the Friday before St. Patrick's Day:

  • Band performance on Friday, March 15 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm. at Reilly’s

  • Irish Dancers on Friday, March 15 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at LA Original Exterior Area near Gate 11A in Terminal 1

  • $5 Jameson Shot with purchase of 22 oz beer at Reilly’s March 11–17

  • $13 Irish Island Ice Tea “Green” at Reilly’s March 11–17

St. Patrick's Day Street Festival at Casey's Irish Pub

St. Patrick's Day Street Festival | Photo: Casey's Irish Pub, Facebook

St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival - Casey’s

On Sunday, March 17, Casey’s Irish Pub (613 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles 90017) celebrates the annual St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival from 11 a.m. to midnight. Spanning four blocks of Downtown L.A., the massive event will feature more than 400 kegs of beer, 1,200 bottles of Jameson, dozens of bartenders, 12 hours of DJ sets, and traditional Irish fare from Casey’s. Casey's will open at 6 a.m. Entry to the festival is free before 11 a.m. and $20 after. Enter at Wilshire & Flower, tickets available at the entrance.

Nixo Patio Lounge at Luxe City Center Hotel

Nixo Patio Lounge | Photo: Luxe City Center Hotel

Nixo Patio Lounge

Located at Luxe City Center Hotel in Downtown L.A., Nixo Patio Lounge (1020 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles 90015) offers spectacular city views under the lights of L.A. LIVE. Chef Ben Diaz is serving St. Patrick's Day specials from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m:

  • Bangers & Mash - homemade lamb sausage with mashed potatoes and gravy, green peas $16

  • Corned beef sliders - Guinness braised corned beef with sweet onions $16

  • Irish nachos - thick cut chips piled with Tillamook cheddar, sour cream, pico de gallo $15

  • Steak & Guinness Pie - tender steak pot pie with potatoes, onions, and carrots topped with flaky pastry $17

Grand Central Market

The historic Grand Central Market (317 S Broadway, Los Angeles 90013) goes green with these St. Patrick’s Day specials:

  • Golden Road will offer $5 pints of Irish Red Ale and Nitro Stout as well as food specials. Whiskey Sunday will perform from noon to 3 p.m.

  • Belcampo will feature house-made corned beef for your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. The beef comes from their own farm in Mt. Shasta and is organic, ethically raised and harvested, and third-party humane-certified grass fed.

  • Knead Pasta will offer The Italian Irishman ($13), a featured dish of arugula campanelle, pesto, corned beef hash, and a fried egg.

Brack Shop Tavern cheers

Photo: Brack Shop Tavern, Facebook

Brack Shop Tavern (March 16-17, 2019)

Boasting an upstairs game room and a full calendar of live music, Brack Shop Tavern (525 W 7th St, Los Angeles 90014) will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all weekend with food and drink specials. On St. Patrick's Day, a bagpiper will play from 1-3pm and The Vignes Rooftop Revival will perform traditional Irish music from 3-6pm.

Food Specials (available all weekend):

  • Shepherd’s Pie $14

  • Corned Beef Sliders $11

  • Irish Nachos $10

  • Guinness Wings $12

Drink Specials (available all weekend):

  • Green Beer $5

  • Jameson Shots $9

  • Guinness $8

  • Irish Car Bombs $12

  • Jameson Irish Mules $12

  • St. Paddy’s Boilermakers $14

Seven Grand in DTLA

Seven Grand | Photo courtesy of 213 Hospitality

Seven Grand

Located above the bustling 7th Street corridor, Seven Grand (515 W 7th St #200, Los Angeles 90014) has been DTLA's whisk(e)y mecca since 2007. Seven Grand will be opening at noon on St. Patrick's Day, serving up cocktail specials, featured Irish whiskeys, and a special early Whiskey Society with Jameson. No cover.

Corner Cantina

The veggie-friendly Corner Cantina (630 W 6th St, Los Angeles 90017) will be serving a special St. Paddy’s Day Menu on March 17 (regular menu not available). Enjoy Irish Nachos made with seasoned fries, queso, jalapeno, pickled onion, sour cream, and corned beef (nv); Pretzel Bites, 5 pieces served with mustard; Corned Beef Sandwich served on a potato bun with cabbage, pickled onion and mustard (nv), and Saint's Patty served on a potato bun with Wagyu Beef, cheddar, onion, pickles, and aioli (nv/v).

Public School Green Beer

Go green at Public School Restaurant + Bar | Photo: Public School

Public School Restaurant + Bar

On St. Patrick’s Day only, Public School Restaurant + Bar is serving a $7 pint of Mama’s Little Yella Pils with beautiful (and safe) green food coloring. If your lifelong ambition is to be a leprechaun, this is a great way to start! Public School is located in DTLA, Culver City, and Sherman Oaks.

The Little Easy St. Patrick's Day

The Little Easy St. Patrick's Day | Photo: @thelittleeasydtla, Instagram

The Little Easy

Tucked inside the Alexandria Hotel in DTLA, The Little Easy (216 W 5th St, Los Angeles 90013) is featuring food and drink specials all weekend like $10 Frozen Irish Coffee and $7 Beef Stew, Irish Nachos, and Bangers & Mash. On St. Patrick's Day, grab a seat at the indoor courtyard and enjoy live music, DJ and burlesque.

Cole's Luck of the Irish Breakfast

Luck of the Irish Breakfast at Cole's French Dip | Photo: @colesfrenchdip

Cole's French Dip

Cole's French Dip (118 E 6th St, Los Angeles 90014) is featuring magically delicious St. Patrick's Day cocktails all weekend:

  • Luck of the Irish Breakfast: Irish Whiskey, Scotch, Rum, Lucky Charms Milk, Pineapple, Coconut

  • Black Irish: Bushmills, Antica Vermouth, Coffee Liqueur, Bitters

  • Irish Old Fashioned: Irish Whiskey, Demerara, Angostura, Orange

Prank Bar Walk Up Bar

Walk Up Bar at Prank | Photo: Prank

Prank

Home to L.A.'s first walk-up bar, Prank (1100 S Hope St, Los Angeles 90015) will get an early start on St. Patrick’s Day with a Top of the Mornin’ brunch beginning at 7am and festivities continuing throughout the day. Green beer and Bangers & Mash will be served with $7 Irish Coffees and Mischief Matchas (spiked matcha lattes). The Vignes Rooftop Revival will get in touch with their Irish roots along with their signature Gypsy and roots jazz from 11am-1pm. No cover charge and no reservations necessary!

Here and Now St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day at Here and Now | Photo: @mata.tu.sed, Instagram

Here and Now (March 16-17, 2019)

Located at the massive One Santa Fe complex in the DTLA Arts District, Here and Now (300 S Santa Fe Ave - Suite N, Los Angeles 90013) is celebrating its first St. Patrick's Day all weekend with Irish Burgers, Irish Nachos, beers and shots galore. DJ sets by Melissa Monique Flores on Saturday night and DJ Lito on Sunday afternoon spinning funk/soul, rare grooves, R&B, and "a couple of Irish songs."

Daft Brunch St. Patrick's Day at Resident DTLA

Daft Brunch St. Patrick's Day at Resident DTLA

Daft Brunch - Resident DTLA

Taking place at Resident DTLA (428 S Hewitt St, Los Angeles, CA 90013) from 1-7pm, Daft Brunch presents special guest DJs JoelAtTheDisco, No Pants Party, and Maikol playing French Touch, Disco House and of course plenty of Daft Punk. Food will be available throughout the event. Come eat, drink and dance St. Patrick's Day away in the Arts District! General Admission tickets are $10 and on sale at Ticketfly.

The Pie Hole St. Patrick's Day Pie Hole

St. Patrick's Day Pie Hole | Photo: The Pie Hole

The Pie Hole (March 15-17, 2019)

If you can't catch a leprechaun, you can still find something small and sweet on St. Patrick's Day! The Pie Hole is offering St. Patrick’s Day Pie Holes made with green apple filling, topped with Irish Cream whip and green 4-leaf clover sprinkles. The special Pie Holes are available to order online and in-store from March 15-17 at all Southern California Pie Hole locations, including Arts District, Hollywood, Glendale, Venice Beach, Pasadena, and Long Beach.

Baldoria

At Little Tokyo favorite, Baldoria Bar + Kitchen (243 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles 90012), Chef Duke Gervais will be serving up St. Patrick’s Day Specials like Corned Beef Hash pizza, $3 Jameson shots, and $8 Irish Old Fashioneds.

Mohawk Bend St. Patrick's Day 2019

Mohawk Bend St. Patrick's Day 2019

Mohawk Bend

The elevated pub fare at Mohawk Bend (2141 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles 90026) in Echo Park is made using only fresh, locally-sourced California ingredients. On St. Patrick's Day, the veggie-friendly Mohawk Bend will be serving up delightful specials like Corned Beef Hash, Reuben Sandwich, Vegan Corned Beef Hash with Impossible Meat, and drinks like Green ABC Happy Hour Beer, Girl Scout Cookie shots, California Car Bomb, and Whisky Flights for $15.

St. Patrick's Day at the Tam

St. Patrick's Day at the Tam | Photo: Tam O'Shanter

St. Patrick's Day at the Tam - Tam O’Shanter

Opened in 1922, the Tam O’Shanter (2980 Los Feliz Blvd, Los Angeles 90039) is known as the oldest restaurant in L.A. that’s operated by the same family in the same location. Taking place from 11 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., the annual St. Patrick's Day at the Tam is a day-long celebration of all that is good and Irish, featuring a party tent, live music and more. The festivities include Guinness kegs, green brew, Irish fare, and raffles. $5 cover to enter the music tent. Lunch and dinner reservations are available from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Music schedule:

  • Noon to 3pm – The Silver Mountain Irish Band

  • 3:30pm to 7:30pm – Plough Boys

  • 8pm to close – Whiskey Sunday

VIP tickets are available for guests to enjoy a suite of special privileges, inclusive drink and food, and giveaways! Priced at $179 per person, the limited VIP tickets include:

  • Exclusive VIP seating on the Tam's patio, limited to only 50 people

  • Tables inside the music tent for VIP guests only

  • Open buffet from the famous Lawry’s Silver Cart from 2-4pm & 7-9pm, featuring Corned Beef & Cabbage, Brisket, Vegetarian options, and Dessert ($75 value)

  • 5 Drink Tickets good for beverages on the patio and in the entertainment tent ($40 value)

  • Exclusive bar on the patio with VIP-only hourly specials

  • Entry into exclusive 3 VIP raffles for prizes from Carlsberg Brewery, Tullamore DEW Whisky and Gift Card packages to Lawry’s Restaurants worth over $200 each

  • Meet & Greet with Carlsberg promo teams plus giveaways

  • Call to book your VIP tickets or at the Tam Host Desk: 323.664.0228

Big Bar Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee at Big Bar | Photo: Eugene Lee

Big Bar

Los Feliz's popular Big Bar (1927 Hillhurst Ave, Los Angeles 90027) is going green all month with the Hello Lassie, an Old Fashioned style cocktail made with Redbreast 12-year and Miracle Mile Hello Cari Bitters. There's also a proper Irish Coffee with Jameson Caskmates Stout Edition and a Jameson Caskmates Mule (this weekend only).

Big Bar will keep the luck o' the Irish going for the rest of March. Each day a different Jameson Caskmates cocktail will be offered for $10 during their Eastern Standard Happy Hour on Monday to Friday from 2-7pm.

Cocktails at H Cafe in Koreatown

Cocktails at H Cafe | Photo: @anneaylsworth, Instagram

H Café

Located in Koreatown adjacent to the newly renovated H Hotel, H Café (3200 W 8th St, Los Angeles 90005) is a New American restaurant helmed by Executive Chef Michael Reed, owner of Poppy + Rose in DTLA’s Fashion District. On St. Patrick’s Day, the all-day eatery will offer Irish coffees, Jameson shots, green beer, and green Mimosas – all priced at just $8 each!

Harvard & Stone 8-Year Anniversary

Harvard & Stone 8-Year Anniversary | Photo: @harvardandstone, Instagram

Harvard & Stone

Celebrating its 8-year anniversary earlier this month, Harvard & Stone (5221 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles 90027) is featuring St. Patrick's Day drink specials and live music:

  • A shot of Powers and an Olympia for $10

  • Jameson Mules for $5

  • House band will be Wild Roses, featuring members of the Pogues, the Dropkick Murphys, and the Aggrolites.

Dark Horse Brew at The Spare Room

Dark Horse Brew at The Spare Room | Photo: @asapstormborn, Instagram

"O'Spare Room" - The Spare Room (March 16-17, 2019)

Located on the mezzanine of the Hollywood Roosevelt, The Spare Room (7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles 90028) is a celebrity hotspot with craft cocktails, vintage two-lane bowling alley, and classic board games in an elegant gaming parlor setting. For St. Patrick's Day weekend, The Spare Room will become O’Spare Room, featuring Irish decor, food specials, and themed cocktails like the Four Leaf Clover Club, Business Class, and Dark Horse Brew (Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey & White Rum, vanilla, cold brew coffee, cocoa milk punch). Reservations recommended.

Trejo's Tacos Corned Beef Taco

Corned Beef Taco | Photo: Trejo's Tacos

Trejo’s Tacos (now through March 24)

With locations at LAX, Hollywood, USC Village and more, Trejo’s Tacos and Trejo’s Cantina are featuring a St. Patrick’s Day special available now through March 24: Corned Beef Taco with chipotle-dijon cream, pickled onion slaw, and tater tots.

Flogging Molly St.Patrick's Day Block Party at the Hollywood Palladium

Flogging Molly St.Patrick's Day Block Party at the Hollywood Palladium

Flogging Molly St.Patrick's Day Block Party - Hollywood Palladium

Flogging Molly and KROQ are taking over the grounds of the Hollywood Palladium (6215 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles 90028) for a St. Patrick’s Day Block Party from noon to 6pm. Entry is free with RSVP, so grab a drink, try your luck at a street game, watch award-winning Irish dancers and come hungry, because there will be enough grub to feed a village. Enjoy beer, food, prizes, music and more. And if that wasn’t enough, there’s a full-blown Flogging Molly concert after the Block Party! 21 and over, RSVP at Universe.

NOTE: The Flogging Molly concert is a separate event, valid concert ticket required for entry. Block Party tickets will not grant access to the concert.

Sir Patrick's Day at Scum & Villainy Cantina

Sir Patrick's Day at Scum & Villainy Cantina

Sir Patrick's Day - Scum and Villainy Cantina (March 16, 2019)

Want to get an early start on St. Patrick's Day? "Make it so!" The sci-fi themed Scum & Villainy Cantina (6377 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles 90028) is celebrating the inaugural Sir Patrick's Day in honor of Sir Patrick Stewart on Saturday, March 16. The festivities include:

  • Two specialty cocktails, Sonic Scream (the call of a Banshee) and Vulcan Blood.

  • X-Men & Star Trek trivia starts at 6:30pm.

  • Themed apparel (X-Men & Star Trek) will receive 20% off their bill.

The Cat & Fiddle Guinness and Corned Beef & Cabbage

Guinness and Corned Beef & Cabbage | Photo: The Cat & Fiddle

The Cat & Fiddle

After closing its Sunset Boulevard location in December 2014, The Cat & Fiddle Pub & Restaurant (742 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles 90038) reopened in June 2017 at the former Mud Tavern space on Highland Avenue. For the second St. Patrick's Day in its new digs, the Cat is hosting a full day of festivities that includes a parking lot party, discounted $5 Guinness from 3pm-6pm, DJ Juggs, burlesque and more.

The Cat will open at 10:30am to serve their full English Breakfast, $6 Bloody Marys and Mimosas until 3pm. Corned Beef & Cabbage and English Sunday Roast (roast beef, chicken, or veggie) will be served till it's gone.

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Photo courtesy of Molly Malones, Facebook

Molly Malone’s

Located on Fairfax Avenue a half-mile south of The Original Farmers Market, Molly Malone’s Irish Pub (575 S Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles 90036) has been owned by the same Irish family since 1970, a year after it first opened. The walls are covered by more than 70 paintings done by noted Irish portrait painter Neal Boyle, and the shelves are lined with books. But there’s one thing you won’t find at Molly’s, not even on St. Patrick’s Day: green beer.

Corned beef plate at Magee’s in the Original Farmers Market

Corned beef plate | Photo courtesy of Magee’s, Facebook

The Original Farmers Market

The Original Farmers Market (6333 W 3rd St, Los Angeles 90036) celebrates St. Patrick's Day with authentic Irish food, green beer, and traditional Irish folk music all day long! Glen the Bagpiper will be strolling the Market from noon to 3 p.m. Live performances include Celtic Camerata on the East Patio (11:30am - 1:30pm) and Lilt 'n' Tang on the West Patio from 4-7pm.

The Market's first eatery, Magee's will be serving their famous corned beef, cabbage and potato plate all day long. Green beer and imported Irish beers will be on tap from E.B's and Bar 326.

Irelandhopper at Melrose Umbrella Co

Irelandhopper at Melrose Umbrella Co | Photo: @melroseumbrellaco, Instagram

Melrose Umbrella Co.

Melrose Umbrella Co. (7465 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles 90046) is serving the Irelandhopper - a St. Patrick's Day themed Grasshopper variation made with Tullamore DEW Irish Whiskey, Creme de Menthe, Creme de Cacao, Fernet-Branca and cream. The Irelandhopper, green beer and Irish Coffee will be available all day at the Umbrella from 10am until late.

St. Paddy's Day Block Party at Rock & Reilly's

St. Paddy's Day Block Party | Photo: Rock & Reilly's, Facebook

St. Paddy's Day Block Party - Rock & Reilly’s (March 16, 2019)

Located on the famed Sunset Strip, Rock & Reilly’s Irish Pub is getting the St. Patrick’s Day festivities started a day early on Saturday, March 16. Taking place at the Rock & Reilly's Backlot from 1pm - 10pm, the 8th Annual St. Paddy's Day Block Party features DJs, food, games, photo booth, 13 full bars, hundreds of kegs, and thousands of party people! Rock & Reilly's Backlot is located at 8911 W. Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood 90069. (enter via Hilldale north of Sunset)

Tickets to the St. Paddy's Day Block Party are $25 until March 10 and $40 after. Tickets are non-refundable and entry is subject to capacity and not guaranteed after 3pm. For bottle service lounge tables, email: vip@rockandreillys.com.

The Abbey WeHo St. Patrick's Day

The Abbey St. Patrick's Day | Photo: @theabbeyweho, Instagram

The Abbey Food & Bar

You can get lucky all year long at The Abbey Food & Bar (692 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood 90069)! In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, The Abbey is expanding its world-famous drink menu with festive cocktails like the Lucky Mule (Jameson, fresh limes, ginger beer), Pickle Back (shot of Jameson & shot of pickle juice) and a Pickle Martini (Absolut Vodka, dry vermouth pickle juice, sliced pickles). For those feeling a little less green, the Grapefruit Martini (Absolut Grapefruit, fresh lemon juice, triple sec, house-made syrup, grapefruit peel) and Malibu Hurricane (Malibu Black, Malibu Banana, Malibu Coconut and fresh fruit) also make the list of the new cocktail lineup.

The Henry WeHo

Located at Robertson Plaza, The Henry West Hollywood (120 N. Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles 90048) is a lively neighborhood restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with their refreshing Green Tea Press cocktail, made with Charbay Vodka, clover honey, lime, cucumber, and mint.

Tonga Hut St. Paddy's Day Tiki Party

St. Paddy's Day Tiki Party at Tonga Hut

St. Paddy's Day Tiki Party - Tonga Hut

The landmark North Hollywood Tiki bar, Tonga Hut (12808 Victory Blvd, North Hollywood 91606) presents the annual St. Paddy's Day Tiki Party from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. The Irish-Tiki mashup features green Tiki drink specials all day, Happy Hour 4-8pm, $3 Luck o' the Irish shots, Durangos Irish Tacos, and the popular St Paddy's Day Mug Release. No cover.

 

Mister O's bar and lounge

Photo: Mister O's, Facebook

Mister O’s

Boasting a stunning Mid-Century design, Mister O’s (11838 Ventura Blvd, Studio City 91604) is a New American restaurant and lounge in Studio City serving lunch and dinner seven days a week and weekday happy hour. Mister O's is featuring the following specials for St. Patrick's Day:

  • Boilermaker special for $10 - includes any draft beers and a shot of Jameson Black Whiskey

  • Redbreast 12-year Old Fashioned for $15

  • Shots of Jameson Black for $6

Green Velvet Cake at Tavern in Brentwood

Green Velvet Cake | Photo: Tavern

Irish Kiss at Tavern in Brentwood

Irish Kiss | Photo: Tavern

Tavern

The acclaimed Brentwood restaurant, Tavern (11648 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles 90049) presents Chef Suzanne Goin’s Irish-inspired dishes for the annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration on Sunday, March 17. The à la carte selections include Corned Beef & Cabbage with house-made corned beef brisket, braised red cabbage, potatoes & parsley-mustard sauce; Beer Battered Fish & Chips with Guinness-battered pollock, fried potatoes, tartar sauce & malt vinegar; and for dessert, Green Velvet Cake with cream cheese frosting & Guinness ice cream.

To pair with the specials, Lucques Group head barman, Christiaan Röllich is offering the Irish Kiss (Jameson Irish Whiskey, Murphy's Stout, rosemary), an Irish Whiskey flight of Jameson, Powers and Bushmills; and Murphy's Stout.

The food and drink specials are available at brunch from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and at dinner from 5 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

The Larder at Tavern will offer these St. Patrick’s Day dishes for take-out - orders require at least 48 hours advance notice.

Bar Toscana Maguire's Famous Irish Coffee

Maguire's Famous Irish Coffee at Bar Toscana | Photo: @bar_toscana_brentwood, Instagram

Bar Toscana

Located in Brentwood, Bar Toscana (11633 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles 90049) is an intimate bar that showcases stuzzichini (small plates), craft cocktails and an Italian-focused wine list. A native of Cork, Ireland, bar manager Brighid Maguire is featuring some of her favorite St. Paddy's Day cocktails like Maguire's Famous Irish Coffee with Jameson Irish whiskey, coffee and boozy whipped cream.

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Chris Murphy live at Finn McCool's | Instagram by @chrismurphyviolin

Finn McCool’s

For authentic Irish spirit, it’s hard to beat Finn McCool's Irish Pub in Santa Monica, which features 18 beers on tap and over 200 whiskies from around the world. In 2001, owner and executive chef Geraldine Gilliland (a native of Belfast) packed up the artifacts of her late stepfather’s pub in Ireland and arranged for the entire bar to be dismantled and shipped to Santa Monica. A crew of Irish craftsmen meticulously reconstructed the pub, and Finn McCool’s opened on St. Patrick’s Day in 2002. The Irish ambiance is enhanced by vintage memorabilia, celtic carvings and hand-painted murals that depict the legendary Irish warrior, Fionn MacCumhail. Gilliland offers traditional “Irish Fayre”  like Shepherd's Pie, Roast Beef and Cabbage with Horseradish Cream, and Fish and Chips with Tartar Sauce. A specialty is boxty, a potato pancake stuffed with fillings such as Guinness Beef Stew, Corned Beef and Cabbage and more.

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Photo courtesy of Sonny McLean's

Sonny McClean’s

Sonny McClean’s Irish Pub & Restaurant is home away from home for Boston sports fans in Los Angeles. Named for owner Jim Conners’ grandfather, Sonny McClean’s features live music, karaoke, a darts room and pool table. To go with the extensive beer list with 40 taps, Sonny McLean's features a full bar and a menu of pub grub, traditional New England and Irish favorites, made with a California touch. Enjoy live music on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday nights, and a DJ on Saturdays. There’s karaoke every Wednesday and Sunday night at 9 p.m.

High Rooftop Lounge at Hotel Erwin
High Rooftop Lounge at Hotel Erwin | Photo: Hotel Erwin, Facebook

High Rooftop Lounge - Hotel Erwin

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Venice’s only rooftop bar and lounge – the  High Rooftop Lounge at Hotel Erwin (1697 Pacific Ave, Venice 90291), located just steps away from the world-famous Venice Beach Boardwalk. Served from 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m, St. Patrick's Day specials include Corned Beef & Cabbage Sliders with a side of Fries ($16), Jameson Shots ($8) and Green Pacifico Draft ($8).

Patio at Brennan's in Marina del Rey

Patio at Brennan's

St. Paddy's Day Festival - Brennan’s

A Marina del Rey favorite since 1972, Brennan's (4089 Lincoln Blvd, Marina del Rey 90292) reopened in December 2017 with a renovated indoor/outdoor space by acclaimed designer Ricki Kline (The Varnish, Seven Grand et al), updated menu, and the famed turtle races every first and third Thursday of the month.

The St. Patrick's Day tradition continues at Brennan’s on Sunday, March 17 with an all-day party from 6am to 2am, featuring green beer, food specials, live music and bagpipers, turtle kissing booth, and more. No cover till noon, $5 after.

Bacari PDR & Bacari GDL

Neighborhood spots featuring Mediterranean-inspired cicchetti, Bacari PDR (Playa del Rey) and Bacari GDL (Americana at Brand in Glendale), will be serving a specialty cocktail on St. Patrck's Day: An Irish Kiss Goodnight made with Irish whiskey, Bailey’s, house cream, shaved chocolate, and coffee + chocolate ice cubes.

Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel Costero Bar

Costero Bar | Photo: Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel

Costero Bar - Sheraton Gateway

Located at the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel (6101 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles 90045), Costero Bar is featuring St. Patrick's Day specials from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m:

  • King of Sandwiches aka The Reuben – Sadie Rose Pillow Sliced Marble Rye, thick cut corned beef, house kraut, spicy Thousand Island  $16

  • Irish Nachos – thick-cut potato chips, blue cheese Mornay, pastrami, blistered tomato $12

  • Reuben Tater Blasters – corned beef, house kraut, Swiss, spicy Thousand Island $10

Chef's Table at EST. Prime Steakhouse

Chef's Table at EST. Prime Steakhouse | Photo: Sheraton Los Angeles San Gabriel

EST. Prime Steakhouse - Sheraton Los Angeles San Gabriel (March 16, 2019)

Located at the Sheraton Los Angeles San Gabriel, EST. Prime Steakhouse ( 303 E Valley Blvd, San Gabriel 91776) is hosting a five-course Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey Dinner at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 16. Priced at $150 per person, the Tullamore D.E.W. dinner includes:

  • Amuse: Beer Cheese with toasted sourdough, tomato jam

  • 1st Course: Brussels Sprout Salad, green apples, horseradish cheddar, Irish bacon, cured egg yolk, sour pickle vinaigrette

  • 2nd Course: Hot Smoked King Ora Salmon, chive Boxty, whole grain mustard aioli, fresh rocket salad

  • 3rd Course: Corned Beef and cabbage filled Irish Dumpling, ham broth, fresh herbs

  • 4th Course: Snake River Farms American Wagyu Beef cheek and Bone Marrow Shepherd’s pie, heirloom carrots, fresh peas

  • 5th Course: Irish soda bread pudding, Guinness Ice Cream, Tullamore Whiskey Caramel

Queen Mary St. Patrick's Day Eve Pub Stroll

Queen Mary St. Patrick's Day Eve Pub Stroll

St. Patrick's Day Eve Pub Stroll - The Queen Mary (March 16, 2019)

The Queen Mary’s historic salons and spaces will be transformed into Irish pubs for one night only! Taking place from 7pm to midnight on March 16, the St. Patrick's Day Eve Pub Stroll features Irish food, drinks, and plenty o' fun as you wander, stroll, and dance around the ship to the sounds of traditional Irish music performed live by The Poxy Boggards, Sportive Tricks, and The Merry Wives of Windsor. Savory dishes will include Irish Nachos, Fish & Chips, Dublin Burgers, Reuben Sandwiches, Vegan Cabbage Rolls, Corned Beef Plates, Irish Trifle and much more.

Tickets include access to the ship and all St. Patrick’s Day Eve event areas. Adult tickets are $22 online and $25 at the door;  Children (ages 4-11) are $12 online and $15 at the door.