St.Patrick’s Day in Chicago is kind of a big deal. The city turns into one giant party and the river turns green. With a rich history of Ireland embedded into the city– everyone can feel a little Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. Even though the actual holiday isn’t until March 17th, the festivities start early. While you are out partaking in the celebrations, your hunger may ignite.

Fortunately, there are plenty of St. Patrick’s Day food and drink specials going on in the greater Chicago area.

St. Patrick’s Day Specials in Chicago

Cantina Laredo

Cantina Laredo in River North will welcome Parade Day partiers for $5.75 pints of green Mexican beer (Dos Equis Lager), on Saturday, March 12.
Get into the St. Paddy’s spirit with Irish tunes and Latin beats spun by DJ Matt Rochford in the upstairs lounge from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

508 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60654
312.955.0014
CantinaLaredo.com

Clark Street Dog & Bar

Tuesday, March 1 through Thursday, March 31

$3 to $7 specials

In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, Clark Street Dog & Bar will feature festive specials throughout March including the following:

Drink Specials:
Bud Light Green Beer, $3 (available Saturday, March 12 only)
Jameson shots, $5
Guinness cans, $6
Irish Car Bombs, $7
Irish Breakfast, $8
Guinness, vodka, bloody mary mix and bitters served in a 16-ounce glass

Food Specials:
St. Paddy Burger, $9.95
Seasoned fresh quarter-pound all beef burger with dark mustard, sliced onions, 1/3 pound sliced corned beef, sauerkraut, melted Swiss cheese, served on a grilled bun

Corned Beef Sandwich, $9.95
Five-ounces of corned beef served with dark mustard on grilled rye bread

3040 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60657
312-281-6690
www.clarkstdog.com

Commonwealth Tavern

St. Patrick’s Day Brunch Package at Commonwealth
Saturday, March 12 from 9 a.m. to 12 pm.
$25 food and drink package

Chicagoans are invited to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day before they head to the parade with a $25 package from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Commonwealth Tavern. The package includes an Irish breakfast, Guinness, Miller Lite and Coors Light bottles, Bloody Marys and Mimosas. Tickets are available for purchase online at www.commonwealthchicago.com and will also be available at the door.

2000 W. Roscoe Street
Chicago, IL 60618
773-697-7965
www.commonwealthchicago.com

Dark Horse Tap & Grille

Featuring a kegs & eggs brunch in the year-round beer garden,
expanded hours and additional specials.

KEGS & EGGS BRUNCH AND CORNED BEEF ON MARCH 12
Dark Horse Tap & Grille offers a $20 brunch meal package from 9 a.m.-noon onSaturday, March 12 including a festive breakfast of green eggs and ham with green Bud light drafts and well cocktails. Advance tickets are available at darkhorsechicago.com.

Additionally, the tap offers $10 grilled Reuben sandwiches (corned beef, Thousand Island dressing and sauerkraut on marbled rye) with choice of side in lieu of the normal Saturday specials on March 12.

CHICAGO SHAMROCK CRAWL
The bar is a designated venue for the Chicago Shamrock Crawl, which winds through Wrigleyville from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, March 12. The Chicago Shamrock Crawl ticket includes admission to over a dozen Wrigleyville bars, a breakfast buffet, a gift card to use during the event and other perks ranging from a free Uber ride to gift cards from national retailers. Current crawl pricing is $35 per person (subject to change). For additional information on the crawl and advance ticket purchase click here.

ST. PATRICK’S DAY THURSDAY, MARCH 17
The Dark Horse Tap & Grille opens early (3 p.m.) and offers $10 grilled Reuben sandwiches (corned beef, Thousand Island dressing and sauerkraut on marbled rye) with choice of side in lieu of the normal Thursday food specials. All-day drink deals include $4 Chicago-brewed drafts and $3 Jameson Irish Whiskey shots. The tap will be open from 3 p.m.-2 a.m. on March 17 and the bar screens March Madness games throughout the day.

3443 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60657
773-248-4400
darkhorsechicago.com

Division Ale House

Featuring the Shannon Rovers Irish Pipe Band, a $25 Kegs & Eggs Brunch,
a St. Patrick’s holiday menu, tournament specials and expanded hours

Kegs & Eggs Brunch and Shannon Rovers Performance Saturday, March 12

The Division Ale House opens early and offers a $25 Kegs & Eggs meal package from 8 a.m.-noon, which includes a refillable plated breakfast of scrambled eggs, honey-glazed ham, brunch potatoes and toast with four Green Bud Light or Goose Green Line drafts.

The Shannon Rovers Irish Pipe Band perform at 5 p.m. in the bar and on the Division Street sidewalk café. Chef Wally Rouse offers a special Irish-focused menu from 11 a.m.-midnight on March 12, including year-round bestsellers and off-the-menu dishes (please see below for highlights). $6 Guinness blonde drafts will be featured in lieu of theSaturday specials.

St. Patrick’s Day Thursday, March 17
The Wicker Park pub opens early and features a holiday menu, including Irish-inspired fare and Ale House favorites, from 11 a.m.-midnight (sample dishes listed below). All-day deals include $6 Guinness Blonde drafts; the regular Thursday specials will not be offered. The bar screens all March Madness games and select games with sound. Additional information on March Madness is below.

St. Patrick’s Day Menu
Offered from 11 a.m.-midnight March 12 and March 17. Highlights of the holiday menu listed below; the complete St. Patrick’s menu is available upon request. The regular menu will not be offered on March 12 or March 17.

Irish Milkshake
Vanilla ice cream, Baileys Irish Cream, green crème de menthe, vodka, whipped cream, cherry, $7

Irish Stew
Braised lamb, potatoes, carrots, onions, stout gravy, fresh herbs, $5 cup/$7 bowl

Irish Nachos
Potato skins, Cheddar cheese, diced bacon, housemade salsa, sour cream, $8

Irish Salad
Iceberg lettuce, Irish Cheddar, Irish-style back bacon, pickled beets, cucumbers, hard-boiled eggs, house Dijon tarragon vinaigrette, $10

Braised Corned Beef & Cabbage
Baby red potatoes, carrots, $11

Corned Beef Rueben
Corned beef, Swiss cheese, Thousand Island dressing, sauerkraut, grilled rye bread, choice of hand-cut fries or side salad, $12

Fish & Chips
Harp Lager-battered Atlantic cod, hand-cut fries, tartar and curry aioli, $13

Shepherd’s Pie
Braised lamb and beef, savory gravy, onions, peas, mashed carrots, mashed red potato crust, $12

1942 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL 60622
773-384-6886
divisionalehouse.com

The Duck Inn

Hosts St. Paddy’s Day Backyard Pizza Bash / $20 in advance; $25 at the door
Waves the green and orange flag, inviting Chicagoans to Bridgeport for the second annual St. Patrick’s Backyard Bash on Sunday, March 13. From 12:00 p.m. until dusk, join Chef Kevin Hickey and the crew for a day filled with all-you-can-eat Irish pizza from The Duck Inn’s own Chicago Brick Oven. Pizzas perfected by Chef Hickey and plenty of beer promises a day of fun on the favorite backyard patio.

Come one, come all to the luckiest day of the year at The Duck Inn! Tickets are $25 per person and $20 in advance, with admission including all the Chicago Brick Oven pizza one can eat! Great Lake’s Irish Ale and an assortment of other drafts and bottled beers will be available for purchase as well. For tickets and additional information, visit https://nightout.com/StPatricksDayBackyardBash.

Sunday, March 13
12:00 p.m. until dusk

2701 S. Eleanor St.
Chicago, IL 60608

FLAGSHIP

Flagship St. Patrick’s Day Food and Drink Package
Saturday, March 12
$30 per person

In celebration of the St. Patrick’s Day parade, Flagship will open early at 9 a.m. Guests will enjoy a $30 package which will feature breakfast and drinks including mimosas, bloody marys, green draft beer and Guinness.

1622 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
773.281.3805
www.flagshipchicago.com

The Florentine

St. Patrick’s Day Brunch Menu on Saturday, March 12,
Steps Away from City Celebrations.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with some Italian flavor this year at The Florentine, the Loop’s dining destination for seasonal Italian cuisine. Conveniently located only minutes from Union Station, both Chicago locals and commuting visitors can enjoy a festive brunch featuring a blend of Italian and Irish fare before engaging in the city’s unparalleled St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.

The Florentine’s Irish Italian brunch menu, created by Executive Chef Zach Walrath, will be available from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and features:

Italian-Style Bangers and Mash featuring housemade Sicilian sausage, creamy parmesan polenta and pork jus ($18)

Corned Beef Benedict including tomato braised corn beef, poached egg, English muffin, hollandaise and crispy potato straws ($18)

Irish Italian Breakfast made with roasted tomatoes, garlic roasted potatoes, oyster mushrooms, breakfast sausage, butter beans, two eggs your style and rye toast ($22)

Guests can wake up their weekend celebration and indulge in unlimited house made Mimosas or Bloody Mary’s with their brunch entrée for an additional $15 per person.

For those seeking a green beverage to help set the Irish spirit, The Florentine is offering the Grassy Dew Cocktail with Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey, Crème de Menthe and house made Crème de Cacao vanilla gelato garnished with cacao nips. Start the party early: the Grassy Dew Cocktail will be available beginning March 1 through St. Patrick’s Day.

Brunch reservations are recommended. Please call (312) 660-8866 or visit www.opentable.com/the-florentine.

151 W. Adams
Chicago, IL 60603

The Happ Inn
Head to The Happ Inn in Northfield on Thursday, March 17 for Chef Freddy Sanchez’s lunch special:

Reuben sandwich with sliced corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, marble rye and 1000 Island Dressing ($12.95). During dinner service, The Happ will offer a sliced corned beef entree served with braised cabbage, green mashed potatoes and dijon mustard sauce ($21.95). Pair your Irish-inspired fare with pints of Harp, Guinness and Half & Halfs ($6 each; available all day).

305 Happ Rd., Northfield
847-784-9200
TheHappInn.com

High Noon Saloon

Wicker Park’s Tex-Mex saloon gets in the Irish spirit with a Kegs & Eggs brunch and offers expanded hours and specials during March Madness

St. Patrick’s Parade Day
High Noon Saloon opens two hours hour early (9 a.m.) on Saturday, March 12 and features a $25 Kegs & Eggs meal package from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The meal package includes breakfast and five drink tickets valid for green domestic draft beers or classic mimosas. The breakfast entrée features eggs, applewood-smoked bacon, chorizo, roasted potatoes and toast. In lieu of the regular Saturday specials, the saloon offers all-day deals such as $6 Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey shots, $6 Guinness stout drafts and $4 green domestic draft beers. The bar is open from 9 a.m.-3 a.m. on March 12 and the kitchen is open until midnight.

St. Patrick’s Day
The saloon opens early (11 a.m.) on Thursday, March 17 and offers $8 corned beef and cabbage nachos, $3 Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey shots, $5 frozen margaritas and $3 Fireball cinnamon whiskey shots in lieu of the normal Thursday specials. The bar will screen all March Madness games starting at 11 a.m.; additional information on March Madness is below. High Noon Saloon is open from11 a.m.-2 a.m. on March 17 and the kitchen is open until 11 p.m.

1560 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60622
773-227-9339
highnoonchicago.com

Houndstooth Saloon

ST. PATRICK’S PARADE DAY SATURDAY, MARCH 12
The saloon offers $10 grilled Reuben sandwiches (corned beef, Thousand Island dressing and sauerkraut on marbled rye) with choice of side in lieu of the normal specials on Saturday, March 12.

The bar is a designated stop for the Chicago Shamrock Crawl, which crawls through Wrigleyville from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on March 12. The Chicago Shamrock Crawl ticket includes admission to over a dozen Wrigleyville bars, a breakfast buffet, an event T-shirt, a gift card to use during the event and other amenities ranging from discounted delivery from Sprig to complimentary dog walking from Urban Leash. Current crawl pricing is $35 per person (subject to change). For additional information on the Chicago Shamrock Crawl and advance ticket purchase click here.

ST. PATRICK’S DAY THURSDAY, MARCH 17
The saloon opens early and offer $10 grilled Reuben sandwiches (corned beef, Thousand Island dressing and sauerkraut on marbled rye) with choice of side in lieu of the normal Thursday food specials. All-day drink deals include $7 green Bud Light pitchers, $3 Fireball cinnamon whiskey shots and $3 Jameson Irish Whiskey shots. Houndstooth Saloon will be open from 3 p.m.-2 a.m. on March 17 and will screen March Madness games throughout the day.

3369 N. Clark St.,Chicago, Illinois 60657
773-244-1166
houndstoothsaloon.com

IVME Wellness and Performance

St. Patrick’s Day Recovery at IVme
Base Package: $129

Those who overindulge during St. Patrick’s Day celebrations can stop in IVme Hydration Clinic all weekend long. Designed for those who are suffering from dehydration due to hangover, exhaustion, or cold or flu symptoms, IVme will offer patients expedited hydration therapy through IV delivery of fluids, nutrition and medication. After IVme therapy, patients will be able to reclaim their day and get back to work and other obligations. Appointments required.

IVme is also now offering exclusive membership packages. Silver Memberships include Base, Hangover, and Cold and Flu IVs as well as B12, Glutathione and Toradol shots. Package prices range from $109 to $399 per month. Gold Memberships include all IVs and shots, and pricing ranges from $129 to $469 per month. For complete details and pricing visit, http://ivmechicago.com/memberships/.

1347 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60610
312-350-1822
www.ivmechicago.com

Kanela Breakfast Club

Kanela Breakfast Club St. Patrick’s Day Specials
Saturday, March 12 through Thursday, March 17
$12 to $13 specials

In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, Kanela in Old Town and Wicker Park will feature Irish-inspired specials.

OLD TOWN
Corned Beef Hash Skillet, $12
Shamrock Pancakes, $12

WICKER PARK
Corned Beef Hash, $13
Housemade corned beef, Brussels sprouts, caramelized vegetables, potatoes, sunny-side up eggs

Old Town:
1552 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60610
312.255.1206
www.kanelabreakfastclub.com

Kit Kat Lounge and Supper Club

Glam up your St. Paddy’s Day celebration with green martinis and “Divalicious” live entertainment at Kit Kat Lounge!

On Thursday, March 17, the Lakeview-located supper club will feature half-priced green martinis, including The Kit Kat, a sweet and tart melon martini ($6.25) and the Mint Chip, a creamy chocolate mint dessert martini garnished with a mint cookie ($6.25) as well as $5 mojitos. Diva Jennifer Holliday will wow the crowd with live performances starting at 7:30 p.m.

3700 N. Halsted Street, Chicago, IL
60613 773-525-1111
KitKatChicago.com

Lottie’s Pub

St. Patrick’s Day at Lottie’s
Lottie’s Pub in Bucktown will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with specials all week long.

SATURDAY, MARCH 12
Lottie’s Pub will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday, March 12 with a $30 brunch buffet from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. featuring eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy, hash browns, tater tots, chicken tenders, green beer, mimosas, and complimentary St. Patrick’s Day swag. Tickets can be purchased at www.lottiespub.com. Lottie’s will also offer a la carte specials that are available all day including $5 corned beef sandwiches, 22-ounce green beer and Chi-rish aluminum pints.

Anyone who is the event planner and makes a trolley crawl stop or books their St. Patrick’s Day event at Lottie’s will receive a $25 gift card. Email lotties@pioneertaverngroup.com or call 312.453.9397.

SUNDAY, MARCH 13
Revelers who want to keep the party going can head to Lottie’s on Sunday, March 13 for brunch and $2 mimosas from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. along with $5 bloody marys and $4 mimosas available all day.

THURSDAY, MARCH 17
On St. Patrick’s Day, Lottie’s will offer $4 22-ounce green beer and Chi-rish aluminum pints.

1925 W Cortland
Chicago, IL 60622
773.489.0738
www.lottiespub.com

Mac’s Wood Grilled

Corned Beef, Guinness and Jameson Specials to Celebrate St. Pat’s.

ST. PATRICK’S PARTIES
In lieu of the daily deals, Mac’s offers Irish-inspired specials on Saturday, March 12 and Thursday, March 17. Specials include $5 Jameson shots, $6 Guinness stout drafts, $6 Guinness Nitro IPA drafts, $8 corned beef sandwiches and $12 corned beef and cabbage dinners. The specials are offered from 11 a.m.-3 a.m. March 12 and from 11 a.m.-2 a.m. March 17 (expanded business hours March 17).

1801 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL 60622
773-782-4400
macswoodgrilled.com

The Pony

Green Beer and Mimosa Brunch at The Pony
The Pony in Lakeview will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all weekend long with events and specials as follows.

SATURDAY, MARCH 12
The Pony in Lakeview will open its doors at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 12 for Chicagoans looking to catch a bite before heading downtown to watch the river turn green. The Pony will feature a $30 brunch buffet from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. including eggs, hashbrowns, bacon, sausage links, donuts, Nutella poppers, Texas toast, cheeseburger sliders, chicken tenders, fries, green beer, mimosas and complimentary St. Patrick’s Day swag. Tickets can be purchased at www.theponychicago.com. Additional a la carte specials that will be available all day include $5 corned beef sandwiches, Chi-rish aluminum pints and 22-ounce green beer.
Anyone who is the event planner and makes a trolley crawl stop or books their St. Patrick’s Day event at The Pony will receive a $25 gift card. Email pony@pioneertaverngroup.com or call 312.453.9397.

SUNDAY, MARCH 13
Guests can head to The Pony on Sunday, March 13 for the ultimate hangover cure which features brunch and $2 mimosas from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. along with $5 bloody marys and $4 mimosas available all day.

THURSDAY, MARCH 17
On St. Patrick’s Day, The Pony will offer $4 22-ounce green beer and Chi-rish aluminum pints.

1638 West Belmont
Chicago, IL 60657
773.828.5055
www.theponychicago.com

Stretch Bar & Grill

St. Patrick’s Day Specials at Stretch
Saturday, March 12
$5 to $7 specials
Guests who visit Stretch in Wrigleyville on Saturday, March 12 will enjoy $7 20-ounce Green Miller Lite and Coors Light drafts and Dirty Girl Scout shots for $5 each.

3485 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60657
773.755.3980
www.thestretchchicago.com

Taco Joint

On Saturday, March 12, Taco Joint’s two locations (River North; Lincoln Park) will serve an Irish-inspired margarita and taco feature.

Guests may enjoy Guinness Black and Green Margaritas for $8, along with Oaxacan Corned Beef and Cabbage Tacos (ancho-pasilla rubbed corned beef brisket, charred Guinness salsa, mezcal smoked cabbage on flour tortilla) for $3.50 each.

River North
158 W. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60654
312.337.8226; Lincoln Park: 1969

N. Halsted St.,Chicago, IL 60614
312.951.245
TacoJoint.com

Timothy O’Toole’s Pub

From March 10 to March 17:

Timothy O’Toole’s Executive Chef Corey Grupe will offer a bevy of Irish-inspired specials, such as:
potato pancakes $6
reuben egg rolls $10
Irish potato soup $6
St. Paddy melt $12
The Dubliner burger $12
corned beef on rye $11
Guinness beef stew $14
shepherd’s pie $14
corned beef and cabbage $14
and more.
Weekend brunch dishes will offer an:
Irish breakfast $13
Corned beef hash and eggs $11
Irish benedict $12.
Featured drinks include:
pitchers of Green Beer $22
Pints of Green Beer $6
Guinness Pints $7
Guinness IPA Pints $7
Conway’s Irish Ale Pints $7
Harp Pints $7
Granny Mary’s Red Pints $7
16oz Cans of Miller Lite, Coors Light, High Life, Bud Light, Bud, PBR & Magners $7
Jameson Shots $7
Fireball Shots $7
Powers Whiskey Shots $7
Irish Coffee $8
Irish Car Bombs $8
Irish Arse $8
Big Jamo $8
Irish Apple Martinis $10
622 N. Fairbanks Court, Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 642-0700
TimothyOTooles.com

Tuscany Restaurant
St. Patrick’s Day Specials at Tuscany on Taylor

Saturday, March 12, Sunday, March 13 and Thursday, March 17
$7 to $16 specials

In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, Tuscany on Taylor will offer a special Corned Beef, Cabbage and Potato filled Ravioli with a mustard cream sauce for $15 at lunch and $16 at dinner. For dessert they will feature Baileys Cheesecake for $7 at both lunch and dinner.

1014 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60607
312.829.1990
www.tuscanychicago.com

 

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