Photo: Good Enough to Eat
When St Patrick’s Day arrives on March 17, you don’t have to head to your nearest Irish bar to celebrate this festive holiday (although you can if you want). Many of the city’s bars and restaurants are getting into the action, many with intriguing menus, luscious libations and enchanting entertainment.
Upper West Side favorite Good Enough to Eat (520 Columbus Avenue) is rolling out a host of St. Patrick’s Day specials including Guinness Braised Bangers with Cheddar Dip, Shepherd’s Pie with House Salad and Irish Soda Bread and the Milk Stout Lucky Charms Cake
At Time Out Market New York in Dumbo (55 Water Street), you can quench your thirst with a specialty Lucky Charm cocktail made from Jameson, lemon juice, maple syrup, and aquafaba, Plus, don’t forget to test the luck of the Irish with the Market’s pot of gold surprise giveaway, where winners will receive a free St. Paddy’s Day drink of choice. And finally, head upstairs where The Brooklyn Irish Dance Company will be performing traditional Irish step on the 5th-floor rooftop beginning at 5 p.m.
Photo: Black Tap
At both locations of the ultra-popular Black Tap (136 W 55th Street and 529 Broome Street), you can get into the spirit with a signature Reuben Burger (made with corned beef and prime beef), a Lucky Charms Classic Shake or a Boozy Irish Coffee Shake.
The Estuary at One15° Brooklyn Bridge Marina (159 Bridge Park Drive) is planning to serve up a delicious, traditional St. Patrick’s Day Feast on March 17th! Prepared by newly appointment Executive Chef Dennis Hatzinger, this special menu will include Corned Beef & Cabbage, Shepherd’s Pie, Bangers & Mash with Stout Onion Gravy and Irish Soda Bread.
At the Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Lounge at Moxy Times Square (485 7th Avenue), one can indulge in a special green Party Pouch cocktail (through March 20) or celebrate the occasion with a special music-filled party on the evening of March 19.
Tasca (505 Columbus Avenue) will be serving an array of Spanish, Latin-inspired specials to intrigue even the most loyal leprechauns, such as Empanadas Verde, Arroz Verde, Ninos Enveulto and Mariscada en Salsa Verde. For those looking to imbibe in celebration of the holiday, Tasca is serving a Irish Whiskey Flight of Tullamore Dew, Greenstack, and The Lost Irish.
Photo: Clinton Hall
At Clinton Hall (16 W. 36th Street), diners can enjoy Executive Chef Darryl Harmon’s Pot of Gold Burger with a certified Angus Beef Patty, Corned Beef, Cabbage, Dubliner Cheddar Cheese Sauce and Mustard Marmalade on a Crispy Parsley Potato Bun sprinkled with Edible Gold Dust. And for the ultimate treat, pair it with the house’s delicious Gigawatt IPA.
At the lively Tara Rose (348 Third Avenue), you can hear live music from the 16th through to 20th, while delighting your taste buds with Fish & Chips, Irish Stew, a Ham and Cheese Toastie and other Irish fare.
Head to Ellington on Broadway (2745 Broadway) for an evening of special live music by Mary Kate Boylan and Roscommon Born Amo Doyle, while supping on such special treats as Potato Soup, Shepherd's Pie, Bangers & Mash and much more.
Photo: La Churreria
Finally, at La Churreria (284 Mulberry Street), you can your green on with such dreamy desserts as Matcha Ice Cream Sundaes, Matcha Churro Ice Cream Sandwiches and Matcha Milkshakes.
Erin go bragh!