St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago is a celebration like no different. And the native bars and eating places are getting within the Irish spirit with specials and celebrations all weekend lengthy (unofficial St. Patrick’s Day falls on Saturday, March 13 this yr). When you’re don’t have already got your stool at your favourite pub scoped out, we’ve obtained some nice spots the place you may take pleasure in an Irish feast and a pint of two throughout the huge day.
The Dearborn: This informal tavern within the Loop, run by two Irish sisters, is reopening simply in time for St. Patrick’s Day. They’ll be open for brunch, lunch, and dinner with specials like beef and lamb shepherd’s pie, a corned beef reuben, and fish and chips.
Pizzeria Portofino: Rejoice St. Patrick’s Day with VIP packages and drink specials, that includes bottles of prosecco, buckets of housemade beer, and scrumptious coastal Italian fare — to not point out the sweeping views of the Chicago River.
Eli’s Cheesecake: This iconic Chicago bakery is teaming up with Inexperienced River Soda to create Eli’s Inexperienced River Cheesecake — a wealthy and creamy neon lime cheesecake, made with actual Inexperienced River flavoring. It’ll be obtainable at Jewel or on-line.
Cork and Kerry: It doesn’t get far more Irish than this Bridgeport pub. With over 20 beers on faucet and 40 completely different bottled or canned beers, you’ll have the ability to discover your excellent pint.
Recess: This spacious patio within the West Loop might be serving up boozy Shamrock Shakes at their newly prolonged “Sugar Rush” outside pop-up. They’ll additionally provide a wide range of Irish specials on their seasonal consolation meals menu.
Stan’s Donuts: Acquired a candy tooth? Discover all issues sugary and inexperienced at Stan’s places across the metropolis, together with emerald-dipped donuts, inexperienced mint scorching chocolate, Irish cream chilly brew, mint Oreo shakes, and extra.
Funkenhausen: Within the West City neighborhood, this German beer corridor has reopened their doorways and might be prepared for St. Patrick’s Day with intensive portions of beer. Strive their unique in-house brew made by 18th Road Brewery, whereas snacking on European-inspired small plates.
The Smith: In River North, The Smith is serving up St. Patrick’s Day specials and drinks. Plus, all brunch entrees include a cocktail, just like the spiked mezcal scorching chocolate.
PB&J: This new West Loop spot is providing a wide range of St. Patrick’s Day packages. Select from a brunch and champagne equipment, pizza and beer, or a shock sellers selection menu. There will even be an outside “Pot O Gold” pop-up bar the place friends can take pleasure in inexperienced beer, Guinness, and extra.
Bub City: Get in on the vacation enjoyable with specials like Reuben sandwiches with house-brined corned beef.
Beatrix: Bask in a particular St. Patrick’s Day cocktail at one in every of Beatrix’s three Chicago places. The limited-time drink is an Irish espresso made with house-roasted beans and Jameson.
Lottie’s Pub: This neighborhood bar might be providing a boozy brunch package deal, with inexperienced beer, mimosas, and festive gear. You may also reserve an inside desk, a sidewalk pod, or a non-public tent inside Camp Lottie’s.
Cafe Robey: Get pleasure from an Irish patty soften with Guinness mayo, plus buckets of beer and pictures of Jameson on particular.
Rye Deli & Drink: This new West Loop spot is providing a corned beef sandwich and cocktail package deal, which incorporates two corned beef sandwiches and two inexperienced cocktails.