Friday is St. Paddy's Day, when our favorite green drinking holiday takes over New York City with a number of pubs and eateries offering food and drink specials to celebrate. Here’s where you’ll be lucky enough to score deals on green beers, shots of whiskey, bangers ‘n mash and the like, from Friday through the weekend.
Grand Street St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl
The bustling East Williamsburg thoroughfare is packed with pubs and restaurants. Beginning Friday at 5 p.m., 12 different bars on Grand between Union and Bushwick Aves are offering food and drink specials, including the whiskey den Noorman’s Kil ($8 for a draft of Rockaway Gold Black Stout and a shot of Tullamore Dew, $5 grilled cheese) and the dive Bushwick Country Club (free hot dogs, $1 off stout, $4 cutty sark). Fri., March 17, 5-9 p.m. Grandstreetbk.org
St. Paddy's Day Happy Hour at Atwood Kitchen and Bar Room
Knock off work early on Friday and head to this East Midtown watering hole, where it’s happy hour all day: $6 shots of Fireball, $8 shots of whiskey and green beer, and $15 pitchers of green beer. 4-11 p.m., 986 Second Ave., atwoodny.com
Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day at Rochelle’s
All weekend long at the Lower East Side cocktail bar, they’re serving cans of Guinness and a shot of Jameson for $9. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 2-10 p.m. 205 Christie St., rochellesnyc.com.
St. Patrick’s Day Weekend at Bohemian Bar & Beer Garden
At Astoria’s go-to beer garden, put down drafts all weekend while enjoying Irish specials like shepherd’s pie, fish and chips and corned beef and cabbage. 29-19 24th Ave., Fri. March 17-Sun. March 18, 5 p.m.-12 a.m. bohemianhall.com
Treadwell Park Lunch Special
Need a lunch spot on Friday? The Upper East Side craft beer hub will open at 11 a.m., serving $9 red ales and oyster stouts from The Porterhouse Brewing Company along with corned beef sandwiches ($12).1125 1st Ave., Treadwellpark.com
St. Paddy's Day Weekend at Loreley NYC
Warm your heart with happy hour deals on Friday from 6 -8 p.m. at this (heated!) outdoor beer garden on the Lower East Side. Pints of Guinness, green lagers and shots of Jameson and Jagermeister go for $6 each. Then on Saturday and Sunday, enjoy a Kegs & Eggs brunch from noon-4 p.m., with a "ceremonial Guinness keg tapping" at 1 p.m. 7 Rivington St. loreleynyc.com