Go Irish At These 6 Foodie Destinations For St. Patrick's Day

By Katlyn Moncada
In Food

St. Louis is proud to celebrate all things Irish for St. Patrick’s Day. For all the foodies in town, we’ve found a few of the city’s best spots to grab some great Celtic fare and specials to celebrate the occasion with the parade this Saturday, March 14 through next Tuesday, March 17.

Photo courtesy of Tigin Irish Pub

Photo courtesy of Tigin Irish Pub

Tigin Irish Pub
Tigin’s boasts “St. Louis’ Biggest St. Patrick’s Day Party,” and for a good reason. The pub has events every day leading up to next Tuesday. This Saturday, the tent will open at 7am for European sports along with Pints & Pancakes for a $5 cover. Head back on Monday for a Guinness tasting at 7pm before the celebration continues Tuesday with all-you-can-eat pancakes for $5 and lunch specials including fish and chips, a corned beef sandwich with apple onion relish and more. 333 Washington Ave., Downtown, 314.241.8666

Molly Darcy’s
Get a taste of truly authentic Celtic heritage at Molly Darcy’s at Seven Gables Inn. To pay tribute to the holiday, guests can enjoy a special menu of traditional pub fare available March 14-17.  Enjoy happy hour prices on all pints of perfectly poured Guinness as well as live music and delicious food with an Irish flare. Go for a Reuben sandwich on grilled rye, cozy up to a rich bowl of Guinness beef stew or sink your teeth into their award-winning peppered tenderloin sandwich topped with crispy onion straws.  26 N. Meramec St., Clayton, 314.863.8400

The Pat Connolly Tavern
With original roots in Ireland, the Connolly family started this Dogtown neighborhood pub more than 70 years ago. Try the classic fish and chips or a steamy bowl of reuben soup—a creamy Swiss-based soup with corned beef, potatoes and rye croutons. Finish the meal off and indulge with an icy Guinness float for dessert. 6400 Oakland Ave., Dogtown, 314.647.7287

John D. McGurk’s Irish Pub
McGurk’s celebrates Irish heritage all year long with music, beer, whiskey and fare. Open at 10am on Saturday and Tuesday, guests can enjoy traditional dishes like the Irish or Guinness Stew, corned beef sandwich, Gaelic steak and more. Live music will be playing all day to keep you entertained. 1200 Russell Blvd., Soulard., 314.776.8309

Helen Fitzgerald’s
Get your green on bright and early on St. Patty’s Day with Eggs & Kegs starting at 6am. There will be plenty of green beer, Irish cocktails and corned beef and cabbage to go around all day. Bagpipe players, Irish dancers, a DJ and giveaways will keep the party going all day. 3650 S. Lindbergh Blvd., Sunset Hills, 314.984.0026

The Cup
Not a fan of the traditional Celtic fare? Well, foodies can fulfill a sweet tooth with St. Patrick’s Day-themed cupcakes from The Cup. Get your “kiss” from the Irish with the Minty O’Malley, a mint chocolate chip cake with mint chocolate buttercream topped lime green sprinkles and sugar lips that will be available through March at its multiple locations. 28 Maryland Plaza Rear, Central West End,  314.367.6111

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