It’s here – one of the most exciting times of the year in Chicago. Yes, you know what we are talking about. It’s St. Patrick’s Day season! Before we dive into all the big parties in town, let’s take a look at who’s got a head start on themed drinks, green beer, and food specials! Oh my, did someone say Chicago Restaurant Week + St. Patrick’s!? Is it even real? Either way, check out the best St. Patrick’s Day specials in Chicago this year!
81 E Wacker Pl, Chicago, IL 60601
Nestled on the Mag Mile just down the street from the Chicago River, Bar Pendry is a must stop for a special Street.Patrick’s daytime party during the daytime– long parties on Saturday 12 March. In true Irish spirit, Bar Pendry will be offering whiskey flights with Green Spot Chateau Montelena, Green Spot Leoville Barton Bordeaux Finish and Red Breast 15 for $22. Whiskey flights will be available Friday, Saturday and Sunday to continue the festivities all weekend.
87 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
Ocatch the Chicago River dye in style on Saturday, March 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. seafood and steak dishes, signature cocktails and a Wine Spectator-awarded wine list. For the best views of this year’s festivities, guests are encouraged to make a reservation through OpenTable.
200 N Field Drive, Lake Forest, IL 60045
The people of North Shore Chicago are in luck! Oaken Bistro + Bar will be offering specials perfect for celebrating Thursday, March 17. Enjoy delicious stout-braised beef tenderloins with Colcannon potatoes, candied green beans with bacon and a variety of drink specials including Irish Mint Juleps with Propert Twelve Irish Whiskey, Margaritas and beer green pressure. For more information and to make a reservation, please visit https://www.oakenbistro.
224 Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60601
For those looking for an alternative to green beer or just want a nightcap at the bar, Windy’s head bartender Robby Mack will serve the ‘Irish Maiden’ for a limited time, made with Jameson Irish Whiskey, Street. Germain elderflower liqueur, lemon juice and crushed cucumber (available only on 12/03 and 17/03!).
Meanwhile, if you need a quick pick-me-up on the way to the river dye, stop by the superb daytime cafe in Windy and pick up delicious treats like buttery croissants, breakfast sandwiches, and more. lunch and colorful Shamrock cookies or get an energy boost from espresso creations like their seasonal Blueberry Matcha Latte, with 20% of the specialty drink’s proceeds benefiting the Garfield Park Conservatory throughout the month. The cafe is open daily from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
145 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60602
This Street. patrick‘s Day, celebrate in Chicago’s Loop neighborhood Irish hotspot, The Dearborn! With a variety of promotions and offers throughout the week. On March 11, 12, and 17, diners can feast on a Shepard’s Pie, homemade Corned Beef Reuben, Pork Belly Colcannon, and seafood chowder. Chicagoans can also enjoy the cocktail.” Fighting 69th Mule” or get a personalized engraved pint of Guinness on March 16 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
1709 W Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622
Celebrate Street. patrick Day to your favorite neighborhood spot, Funkenhausen in Chicago’s West Town, for a weekend filled with great food and even more memorable memories. For those looking for something other than Irish beers, sip Funkenhausen’s most popular zero-proof cocktail, Moneybags, which is a perfect green for the party season.
Made with cucumber, basil, lemon, club soda and finished with tonic, this cocktail is just as festive, but without the hangover. If you are looking to spend your weekend in West Town, Funkenhausen is for you.
205 N Peoria St, Chicago, IL 60607
Prepare to celebrate early this Saint Patrick’s Day Day at PB&J’s, doors open at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 12. From 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. an Irish Drink and Bites package will be available, including – call liquors, local ales, Jameson drinks, Irish Stouts and a Neopolitan pizza station – party antics, music, and Moreover. All guests must have a general admission ticket to enter, additional tables and booth packages are available for purchase separately.
1525 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610
I’m looking for luck Street. patrick Day? LG’s Bar & Kitchen, located in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood, has you and your friends covered. Join the American Irish Bar for the ultimate party days. Starting Friday, March 11, diners can join the “Who’s Your Paddy Party” for happy hour.
On Saturday, March 12, diners can purchase a ticket for an all-day celebration. Each ticket includes 5 drink vouchers (presented on arrival) and is valid for Tito’s, Jameson, National Bottles, Guinness Drafts, Green Beer and Well Mixed Drinks. Keep the party going on Sunday, March 13 with Hair Of The Dog specials from LG’s Bar & Kitchen, including $5.00 Bloody Marys, mimosas and more.
JoJo’s Get Lucky Shake and Lucky Charms Hot Chocolate are back for a limited time. The perfect drink to enjoy before, after, or while watching the green river, JoJo’s specialty menu won’t disappoint. The Get Lucky Shake (make it boozy!) is a refreshing mint shake topped with a rainbow sugar cookie, golden dodo pot and chocolate covered pretzel, while the Lucky Charms hot chocolate has a shamrock s’more, a chocolate covered marshmallow. , a pretzel covered in chocolate and marshmallow fluff.
JoJo’s St. Patrick’s Day menu is available March 7-20, 2022, available at all locations, including the new Naperville store. Plus, JoJo’s Candy Land Immersive Dining Experience is the first place to get into the Irish spirit! Make your Candy Land reservation here.
51 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654
From Saturday March 12 to Thursday March 17, Hub 51 joins the Street. patrick Day festivities with food and drink specials, including Potato Scraps: Idaho Fried Potatoes, T
illamook Strong cheddar, bacon, green onion, cream, and one Hot corned-beef sandwich composed of Viennese corned-beef, homemade sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, old-fashioned mustard, rye bread.
To wash it all down, order up to $6 Jameson Shots, $10 ICB Shots, $6 Green Beer, $6 Irish Coffee Shots, and $8 Guinness Pints, plus tax (tip not included).
Bub City – North River
435 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654
Bub City – River North is celebrating Street. patrick Day with drink specials including Green beer, Jameson Shotsand Irish slammer shots. A DJ will start at 8:00 a.m. followed by live music from ShyTown at 12:00 p.m. Tables will only be available for group reservations of 6 or more. On Saturday March 12, Bub City – Rosemont will be open for regular service from 11:00 a.m. and Bub City – River North will resume regular service from 5:30 p.m.
352 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60614
This St. Patrick’s Day, All Too Well – the new Lebanese-inspired grocery store in Lincoln Park – will be offering specials on sandwiches and spreads for dine-in and take-out. On Thursday March 17, All Too Well will feature:
- Corned Beef Sandwich – $10
- Ruben Lamb Sandwich – $13
- Guinness cheese spread – $6
While you’re there, check out the amazing selection of drinks, cheeses, dips, and other treats in the store, too! You have to pack your bags before you go see the river turn green, right?
Featured Image Credit: LG’s Bar & Kitchen