A&E

Three Irish pubs for your St. Patrick’s Day party

Image
Guinness steak sandwich or corned beef & cabbage? We think … both!
Photo: Wade Vandervort

The Feast of Saint Patrick is upon us once again, a national festival celebrated in more countries than any other. That means you don’t have to be Irish to eat corned beef and cabbage and drink too many Guinnesses or Harps—or maybe something different this year, like White Hag Little Fawn IPAs?—but it helps. And you can party at any bar, but you might have the best time at one of these taverns.

Nine Fine Irishman

Long one of the Strip’s favorite bars for black and tans, black and blacks, half and halfs, yellowjackets and snake bites, NFI also fills you up with beer-cheese dip, colcannon soup and lamb stew. There’s a parade Saturday outside at the Park at 4 p.m. and live entertainment all day on the Brooklyn Bridge. New York-New York, 702-740-6463.

Rí Rá

St. Patrick’s Day starts early here, at 7:45 a.m., with the Six Nations rugby match between Ireland and England. Morning pints should boost your appetite for lunch, when the Black Donnellys perform while you nosh on shepherd’s pie and sausage rolls. If you’re still Irish into the night, change the pace with special Guinness mixology cocktails. Mandalay Place, 702-632-7771.

Sean Patrick's

The neighborhood fave is serving up specials on Guinness, Bud Light, Jameson and its own PT’s Brewing beers, including the smooth and malty Irish Red. The corned beef is solid (and you can get it on crispy potato chips with cheese sauce and spicy ranch, too), but the steak sandwich with dark ale mustard is the best way to go. Four locations, pteglv.com.

Share
Photo of Brock Radke

Brock is an award-winning writer who has been documenting life in Las Vegas for 20 years. He currently leads entertainment ...

Get more Brock Radke
  • This classic Chinese-American dish has become a fast favorite at the new Summerlin restaurant.

  • Opened by restaurateurs Chris Connors and Li Sun—who own Me Gusta Tacos, also at the District at Green Valley the new spot is a sunshine-filled ...

  • Most food and beverage items are offered as a trio—flights of shrimp, ceviche, mac ’n’ cheese, dips and pita, and even salad.

  • Get More Dining Stories
Top of Story