Festive St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in LA

Wear some green and head outside to join others in drinking green beer, while enjoying special St. Patrick Day fare. Here’s a slew of lucky spots to celebrate this weekend:

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Ike’s Love & Sandwiches – On St. Patrick’s Day Ike’s Love & Sandwiches is offering $7 sandwiches all day long. There are over 500 sandwich combinations that can be made with meat, or to  create vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options. Be sure to bring in the coupon featured on their Facebook page. 302 N San Fernando Blvd. (818)562-7223 and 1151 Westwood Blvd. (310)208-0770.

St. Patrick’s Day and March Madness at Dog Haus – The gourmet hot dog, sausage, burger and beer concept Dog Haus, is offering a variety of food and drink specials during the month of March. On St. Patrick’s Day participating locations are offering specials on tots. There are three varieties of ‘Loaded Tots’ that include Reuben Tots, Southwestern Tots, and BLT Tots. Also they will serve Green Beer. At the Biergarten locations they will serve Jameson Shots and Pickle Backs. Throughout March Madness starting March 19 through April 8, all three varieties of Loaded Tots are available at all participating locations including 3817 W. Olive Ave. (818)566-4287 and 4929 Lankershim Blvd. (818)505-1033 and 105 N. Hill Ave. (626)577-4287.

St. Patricks Day DonutsTrejo’s Coffee & Donuts – Now through St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, Trejo’s Coffee & Donuts offers four St. Patrick’s Day-themed doughnuts. The Pot O’ Gold doughnut features a blue buttermilk glaze with Lucky Charms cereal. The Over the Rainbow is a raised doughnut with rainbow buttermilk glaze and fluffy royal icing clouds. The Shamrock is a raised green doughnut with simple glaze, and The Leprechaun is a raised doughnut with dark chocolate glaze and green sprinkles. 6785 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, (323)462-4600.

Birds & Bees – The 1950s-themed underground speakeasy in downtown Los Angeles offers a classy St. Patrick’s Day celebration on March 15-16. Bar manager Jake Larowe will serve The Celtic Knot cocktail made with Tullamore D.E.W., Oloroso sherry, honey syrup, lemon juice and mint for $13. It’s a play on the classic Irish Gold Rush cocktail. The bar will be closed on Sunday, March 17. 207 S. Broadway, (213)537-0510.

Public School Restaurant & Bar is serving green Mama’s Little Yella Pils lager all weekend to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Culver City, downtown Los Angeles and Sherman Oaks locations. 612 S. Flower St., Los Angeles, (213)622-4500. 9411 Culver Blvd., Culver City, (310)558-0414. 15300 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, (818)728-9818.

Brennan’s – On Sunday, March 17, join the St. Patrick’s Day party at the beloved Irish pub Brennan’s for no cover fee from 6 a.m. to noon. Afterwards, its $5 to get in until closing at 2 a.m. Guests ages 21 and over can enjoy food and drink specials, live music, bagpipers and good times. 4089 Lincoln Blvd., Marina Del Rey, (424)443-5119.

Tavern and The Larder at Tavern – On March 17, brunch at Tavern and The Larder at Tavern includes house-made corned beef brisket with sunny-side up eggs, braised cabbage, and potatoes and parsley-mustard sauce. The menu also features Guinness-battered pollock with fried potatoes, tartar sauce and malt vinegar. Wine director Caroline Styne recommends Christiaan Röllich’s Irish Kiss cocktail made with Jameson Irish Whiskey, Murphy’s Irish Stout and rosemary. The restaurant also offers a whiskey flight with Jameson, Powers, Bushmills and Murphy’s Stout. Finish the meal with a green velvet cake with cream cheese frosting and Guinness ice cream. Brunch is from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The same menu will be offered during dinner from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Take-out orders from The Larder at Tavern must be ordered by Friday, March 15, at 5 p.m. 11648 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, (310)806-6464 and (310)806-6460.

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Ashland Hill – Dress in your best green gear and head to Ashland Hill between noon and 6 p.m. on St. Patrick’s Day. Celebrate the third Shamrock Social with green beer, Jameson whiskey, and corned beef and cabbage. The event will also include a DJ spinning tunes and a giant beer pong tournament – the winner gets bragging rights for the year and their team name inscribed on the axe trophy displayed in the bar. Come out and drink for a noble cause, with proceeds benefiting Heal the Bay. Tickets are $20 for admission and two tickets for food or drinks. A VIP ticket includes four drink and food tickets and a commemorative 2019 T-shirt for $45. Additional food and drink tickets will be available for $5 each or $20 for a five pack. T-shirts will be sold for $20. To purchase tickets, visit shamrocksocialah.eventbrite.com. 2807 Main St., Santa Monica, (310)392-3300.

California Sun – Silver Lake’s newest pizza spot is offering 35 percent off six-packs of Guinness beer on March 17. The eatery also offers a special green pesto pizza pie, New York-style slices, 20-inch pies, Detroit deep dish pizza and seasonal salads. Choose from 14 rotating taps and over 140 different cans of beer to enjoy with the meal. 3903 Sunset Blvd., (323)800-2456.

Rise-N-Grind – Come into the Rise-N-Grind Coffee & Juice Bar in Hollywood on St. Patrick’s Day for a green eggs and ham sandwich on a croissant. Enjoy it with an Irish cream latte prepared with Stumptown Hair Bender coffee beans for a blend of creamy, nutty, chocolate and vanilla flavors. 6501 Hollywood Blvd., (323)464-4100.

Bacari PDR and Bacari GDL – In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, Mediterranean-inspired restaurants Bacari PDR and Bacari GDL will serve a special An Irish Kiss Goodnight cocktail made with Irish whiskey, Baileys, house cream, shaved chocolate, coffee and chocolate ice cubes. 6805 S. Vista Del Mar Lane, Playa Del Rey, (310)439-2100. 757 Americana Way, Glendale, (818)696-1460.

The Henry – Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with the Green Tea Press cocktail made with Charbay Vodka, clover honey, lime, cucumber and mint. To keep with the green theme, order the smashed avocado toast. 120 N. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, (424)204-1595.

Corner Cantina – Head to the Corner Cantina for Irish nachos on March 17. The dish is made with seasoned fries, queso, jalapeño, pickled onion, sour cream and corned beef. Also try the pretzel bites, which arrive in five pieces and are served with mustard; the corned beef sandwich on a potato bun with cabbage, pickled onion and mustard; or the patty made with wagyu beef, cheddar, onion, pickles and aioli. 630 W. Sixth St., Los Angeles, (213)614-1900.

Mohawk Bend – Visit the vegan-friendly restaurant and bar in Echo Park on St. Patrick’s Day for traditional corned beef hash, Reuben sandwiches and vegan corned beef hash with Impossible meat. Drinks include Girl Scout Cookie shots, the California Car Bomb and whiskey flights for $15. 2141 W. Sunset Blvd., (213)483-2337.

Granville will serve up a shot of Jameson with any draft beer for a festive boilermaker for $10 on March 17. The special is available all day at the restaurant’s locations in West Hollywood, Studio City, Glendale and Burbank. 8701 Beverly Blvd., West Hollywood, (424)522-5161. 807 Americana Way, Glendale, (818)550-0472. 121 N. San Fernando Blvd., Burbank, (818)848-4726. 12345 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, (818)506-7050.

The Abbey Food & Bar’s famous drink menu on St. Patrick’s Day includes festive cocktails like the Lucky Mule made with Jameson, fresh limes and ginger beer; Pickle Backs made with a shot of Jameson and shot of pickle juice; and the Pickle Martini made with Absolut Vodka, pickle juice and dry vermouth with sliced pickles. For those wanting something less green, there’s also a grapefruit martini made with grapefruit-flavored Absolut Vodka, fresh lemon juice, triple sec, house-made syrup and grapefruit peel, or the Malibu Hurricane made with the traditional Malibu Black rum, banana-flavored Malibu rum, coconut-flavored Malibu rum and fresh fruit. 692 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, (310)289-8410.

The Garland –  St. Patrick’s Day, The Garland will serve the special cocktail Irish Bar Fight for $7. It’s made with Jameson, Amaro Nonino, orange-flavored Curaçao liqueur, lime and simple syrup. 4222 Vineland Ave., North Hollywood, (818)980-8000.

25 Degrees – The Hollywood Roosevelt’s 24-hour diner 25 Degrees is grilling a festive new burger called The Mad Irishman. It’s a delicious ground beef burger topped with corned beef, braised cabbage, Dijon aioli and fried egg, and served with a side of fries and a pint of Breckenridge Nitro Irish Stout for $28. Order the meal on St. Patrick’s Day or during any March Madness viewing party. 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, (323)785-7244.

Humphry Slocombe – Celebrate the holiday at Humphry Slocombe with the boozy Get Lucky Sundae. It’s made with two scoops of Fort Point Animal IPA ice cream topped with bourbon caramel, marshmallow fluff and Lucky Charms cereal. The flavor is available all month. 1653B Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, (424)387-8161.

Head on over to the Grand Central Market for some fun St. Patrick’s Day fun:

Golden Road will offer $5 pints of Irish Red Ale and Nitro Stout as well as food specials. Whiskey Sunday will perform from 12-3pm.

Knead Pasta will offer The Italian Irishman ($13), a featured dish of arugula campanelle, pesto, corned beef hash, and a fried egg.

Belcampo will feature house-made corned beef for your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. The beef comes from their own farm in Mt. Shasta, and is organic, ethically raised and harvested, and third-party humane-certified grass fed.

 

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