Credit: Melissa Hom
Even though it's on a Sunday this year, we know you won't be staying home. Here's where to go:
St. Paddy’s Pub Crawl www.pubcrawls.com
Hit Lucky Cheng’s, Traffic, Village Pourhouse, Woody HcHale’s, Leprechaun Quarters, Bar 13, Playwright Tavern and many others, and take advantage of $2 & $3 beers, $3 & $4 mixed drinks and $4 Irish whiskeys. Tickets start at $5 for each day and $10 for an all-access pass.
Paddy Drinks at Tavern 29
Tavern 29, 47 E. 29th St., 212-685-4422
Indulge in some Irish beer,
or one of the specialty Irish-inspired whiskey cocktails. Pair your favorite with an Irish snack at this 19th century townhouse-turned-tavern.
Pattycakes and Cocktails
Pounds and Ounces, 160 8th Ave., 646-449-8150
Grab some friends to help guzzle down a pitcher of any green specialty drink all weekend, and enjoy green pancakes if you stop by for brunch.
St. Patrick’s Day Dancing at Sunset
5:30 p.m., PH-D at Dream Downtown, 355 W. 16th St., 212-229-2511
Keep your brunch buzz going by hitting an early evening dance party at PH-D at the Dream Downtown. Take in the rooftop views, and dance alongside a DJ and special guest leprechaun.
Bill’s Food & Drink, 54 E. 57th St., 212-518-2727
Starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Bill’s will be serving up sample plates of Guinness and Irish whiskey. Satisfy your appetite by enjoying them with a corned beef Reuben or shamrock-inspired ice cream.
St. Patrick’s Day, Latin Style
Palo Santo, 652 Union St., Brooklyn, 718-636-6311
Skip the Irish stuff for live music and a pan-Latin prix fixe dinner as part of Dine In Brooklyn.
Comfy Irish Staples
Miranda Restaurant, 80 Barry St., Brooklyn, 718-387-0711
Pair old standbys like corned beef and cabbage with an Irish beer you haven’t tried. Co-owner Mauricio Miranda draws upon the standard fare of his childhood growing up with an Irish mother.
Green Eggs and Ham
Brother Jimmy’s BBQ, Multiple locations, www.brotherjimmys.com
Brother Jimmy’s is ringing in St. Pat’s a day early. Starting at 10 a.m., visitors can enjoy a festive specialty dish inspired by Dr. Seuss. If you start before noon, beer and well drinks are half off.
Pennsylvania 6, 132 W. 31st St., 212-727-3666
Enjoy chef Humberto Leon’s St. Patrick’s Day take on the classic Reuben, made with dry aged brisket and truffled Thousand Island on rye. Chase it with a $5 shot of Jameson.
Irish Breakfast and Supper
The Breslin, 16 W. 29th St., 212-679-1939
Saturday through Monday, The Breslin will offer prix-fixe Irish breakfast and dinner options. Feast on traditional corned beef and cabbage, soda bread, blood sausage and more.
AND TO ENJOY CUPCAKES!
Festive Green Sweets
Magnolia Bakery, multiple locations, 855-622-5379
Opt for a pistachio cupcake or chocolate mint whoopie cookie.
Irish Chocolate Cupcakes
Sprinkles Cupcakes, 780 Lexington Ave., 212-207-8375
Pop in through St. Patrick’s Day to try the limited edition Irish chocolate cupcake, a Belgian chocolate cake slathered in Bailey’s Irish Cream frosting.