Here are our suggestions for restaurants and pubs in the Seattle area who offer Irish-inspired menus and drinks, appropriate for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day (March 17).
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(Listed restaurants roughly north to south throughout the Puget Sound region.)
Shawn O’Donnell’s American Grill & Irish Pub now has 4 Puget Sound locations: Everett, Mount Vernon, Seattle/Smith Tower, and Seattle/Fremont. For St. Patrick’s Day they go all out on a week-long celebration with Irish food and drinks.
Conor Byrne (21+ only) in Ballard is open and features a whiskey and beer, along with cocktails, and usually live music and food trucks. St. Patrick’s Day 2023 features live music all day (12:30-11:30pm). $15 cover at the door. Conor Byrne, 5140 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107.
Octopus Bar in Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood. The luck of the Irish has kissed The Octopus Bar this year with, O’Ctopus St.Patrick’s Day Celebration! Come celebrate all things a wee bit Irish with drink specials featuring: Jameson, Rainier, Guinness and RedBull. Jig the night away on the dance floor with DJ Swervewon & DJ Mixxtress. And may the sun shine warm upon your face in the outdoor Beer Garden. $10 CASH cover gets you entrt, a gold coin, and a shot to win prizes.
Quinn’s on Seattle’s Capitol Hill is a pub, bar and restaurant with an interesting food menu plus cocktails, beer, and whiskies. Quinn’s, 1001 E Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122.
Kell’s Irish Restaurant & Pub (21+ only) in Pike Place Market’s Post Alley features live Irish music, dancing, and traditional foods. Their St. Patrick’s Festival runs from March 8-20, 2023 to celebrate all things Irish. There will be activities in three inside areas, back bar, front restaurant, and banquet facility. The tented area will provide extra room for revelers in Post Alley (which will be closed to through traffic). There is something for everyone: array of traditional dishes (corned beef, authentic Irish stew, Ballycastle Sausage Rolls, Ethna’s Irish Soda Bread—baked daily on Kells’ premises. Enjoy a tantalizing selection of beers from the Kells Brewery in Portland. Kell’s is located on Post Alley between Stewart & Virginia Streets, 1916 Post Alley, Seattle, WA 98101.
Owl & Thistle Irish Pub in downtown Seattle is a neighborhood bar with a menu of traditional and other items with live music. Owl & Thistle Irish Pub, 808 Post Ave, Seattle, WA 98104.
Yard House in downtown Seattle offers an epic Saint Patrick’s Day celebration for beer lovers with draft pours of fresh Guinness blended with choice of Yard House’s House beers, or the Dublin Mule cocktail—Jameson Irish Whiskey blended with Guinness Dry Irish Stout, citrus agave and ginger ale. Of course, green beer is available in any size with more than 100 options on tap.
T.S. McHugh’s Irish Pub & Restaurant on lower Queen Anne includes Irish fare alongside local favorites like salmon and cobb salad. The bar boasts 21 draught beers, 31 single malt Scotches, a full line of spirits, and Seattle’s best Irish Coffee.
Paddy Coyne’s Irish Pub in Bellevue offers pub food with Irish flair, an Irish whiskey and Scotch collection, imported and local brews, and Irish Coffee in a vibrant and friendly atmosphere. St. Patrick’s Day entertainment all day (12-8PM) and a limited menu. $10 cover. charge.
13 Coins Restaurants (3 locations, Bellevue, Seattle, and SeaTac) offers breakfast and dinner specials on St. Partick’s Day in addition to their regular menu: CORNED BEEF HASH & EGGS – $19.99 CORNED BEEF & CABBAGE DINNER – $28.99.
TK Irish Pub and Eatery in Puyallup features tradition Irish and American food in a fun atmosphere and Sounders on the big screen. For St. Patrick’s, enjoy a weekend of Traditional Irish Food, 24 Different Beer Taps, Full Bar, and Heated Patio. TK Irish Pub , 109 South Meridian, Puyallup, WA.
Doyle’s Public House in Tacoma offers an expansive selection of Scotch and Whiskey, and the kiss of the Irish on their daily menu. Doyle’s Public House, 208 St Helens Avenue, Tacoma.
O’Malley’s Irish Pub in Tacoma. A friendly neighborhood pub with great beer, food and spirits. For St. Patrick’s Day, grab your best green garb and join the all day fun. O’Malley’s, 2403 6th Avenue, Tacoma.
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