LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA — Ready to shamrock and roll? Craving corned beef and cabbage?
St. Patrick’s Day falls on Friday this year — March 17 — with some festivities spilling over through the weekend.
To help you celebrate, we’ve rounded up some shamrock-worthy, dining deals — for traditional Irish corned beef and cabbage, stews, green beer, minty shakes, shepherd’s pie, Dublin mules and more — at restaurants throughout Greater Los Angeles.
Peruse our annual guide, or scroll the photo slideshow at the top of the post, to find specials near you.
Know of other standout, St. Paddy deals at neighborhood joints near you? Share with readers in the comments section.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day, from Patch!
APPLEBEE’S: With lucky, St. Patrick’s timing, $6 “Saintly Sips” are back! Chase the rainbow with the Tipsy Leprechaun (Jameson Irish Whiskey, melon liqueur, blue curaçao, lemon sour, lemon-lime soda & rainbow sugar rim) or Pot O’ Gold Colada (Captain Morgan & mango). Non-alcoholic Rainbow Lemonades also available for a limited time. Details. Restaurant finder regionwide.
BAR LOUIE: Planned for St. Paddy’s: “drink specials so good that guests will think they found gold at the end of the ‘rainbar.'” Included: $3 Bud Light green beer; $4 Jameson Sidecar; $5 Guinness Draught; $8 Irish Old Fashioned with Jameson Irish Whiskey. Non-alcoholic option: Guinness 0. Locales: Northridge; Tustin; Downey.
BLACK BEAR DINER: St. Patrick’s Day specials available Thursday through Sunday include Irish Benedict, Reuben sandwiches, corned beef & cabbage, plus carrot cake. See details here. Find sites statewide.
BRUXIE: Tapping St. Patrick’s Day spirit, the eatery offers two, new shakes for month of March: Mint Shake & Mint Chocolate Shake — both featuring mint-infused, Wisconsin frozen custard. Pair with fried chicken & waffle sandwiches or the new Honey Hot Chicken Sandwich, another limited-time special. Sites in North Hollywood & Santa Monica.
CORKY’S KITCHEN AND BAKERY: Stop in March 17 from 11 a.m. to closing for St. Patrick’s Day meal of corned beef, cabbage, seasoned red potatoes, carrots & rye bread ($14.99). Website. Find locations throughout LA.
DOG HAUS: As ode to Irish classic, Würstmacher Adam Gertler has created a corned beef & cabbage sausage, featuring all-beef sausage blended with cabbage, garlic & corned beef spices in sheep casing. Served with grilled sauerkraut, as a breakfast burrito, as corn dog, sliced with dipping sauce or on King’s Hawaiian rolls. On menus through March. Find locales areawide.
DUNKIN’: If your end-of-the-rainbow pot of gold is Irish Crème Flavored Coffee, you’re in luck. The festive flavor, iced or frozen, with sweet crème, vanilla & Irish Crème whisky notes is available through March 21. First launched in 2013, Irish Creme Flavored Coffee has been a fan-favorite ever since. Offered at shops statewide.
GELSON’S: Place your orders for such traditional Irish fare as corned beef and cabbage, Shamrock’s shepherd’s pie, Irish apple duff, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Guinness beer, various catering platters & flowers. Order by March 16. Details. Locations throughout Southern California.
JACK IN THE BOX: Indulge in a minty moment for St. Patrick’s Day with the limited-time Mint Mobile Shake — made with Oreo cookie pieces, whipped, minty topping & a cherry. Cost: $4.89, but prices may vary by location. Locations statewide.
KRISPY KREME: Wear green March 16-17 & score one free O’riginal Glazed Doughnut— no purchase necessary and valid for in-shop or drive-thru. Or enjoy new, “Good as Gold” gold-themed doughnuts. The collection features: Golden Cookies & Kreme Doughnut with golden cookie pieces & gold sprinkles; Hat O’ Gold Doughnut with plaid green icing; Golden Sprinkle Doughnut; & Rainbow Kreme Filled with rainbow sugar piece. Details. Shops statewide.
MARIE CALLENDER’S: Corned beef & cabbage and Reuben sandwiches are on menus through March 17. Check here for details or on Facebook. Locations listed here in LA.
NORMS RESTAURANTS: For one day only, the iconic diner will serve its St. Patrick’s Day four-course feast for $15.99. Included corned beef & cabbage, Irish potatoes, soup, salad & mint chocolate ice cream. Green lemonade offered, too. Service begins 11 a.m. Friday, March 17. While supplies last. Details. Find locales throughout the Southland.
PENMAR GOLF COURSE: St. Penmar’s Day Festival On The Green March 17 … Irish food & drink, whiskey tastings, games, contests & more. Info. At Penmar Venice, 1233 Rose Ave., Venice.
SAN PEDRO FISH MARKET LONG BEACH: All-day celebration March 17 offers happy hour menu with gourmet shareables & entrees under $12, plus frosty green cocktails & beer for $5-$7. And don’t forget … waterfront views, too. Reservations. At 6550 E. Marina Drive, Long Beach.
7-ELEVEN: Get in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit, and get $2 off a favorite 12-pack of Hard Seltzer in-store at participating locations or via 7NOW delivery. And keep the winning streak going with a $10 large pizza + five-piece bone-in wings bundle. Offers for 7Rewards members statewide.
TGI FRIDAYS: St. Patrick’s Day drink deals run from open to close March 17 with all-day “Happy Every Hour” menu. Included are $2 beers, $4 cocktails & $5 wine, plus such cocktails as Electric Lemonade, Whiskey Sour & Tequila Sunrise. Find restaurants in Ladera/LA, Long Beach, Northridge, Rosemead, Simi Valley, South Gate, West Covina.
THE 1917 BISTRO AT SAN ANTONIO WINERY: An exclusive St. Patrick’s Day menu is available March 16-19, with such festive fare as Irish soda bread, corned beef, cabbage, carrots & boiled potatoes, corned beef sandwiches & more. Info/reservation links. At 737 Lamar St., Los Angeles.
THE ORIGINAL FARMERS MARKET LA: Feast on Irish corned beef with cabbage & potatoes, along with Irish Stout, pale ales or green beer, from various vendors, while enjoying live entertainment March 17 at the legendary site. Fun begins at 12:30 p.m. Details. At 6333 W. Third St., Los Angeles.
YARD HOUSE: Toast St. Paddy’s Day March 17 with Guinness + House Beer blends, Dublin mules, green beer with more than 100 options on tap & favorite food pairings. Website. Find locales statewide.
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