Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in San Francisco/Bay Area
Check out our St. Patrick’s Day dining guide to find the best local restaurants, bars and Irish pubs in the San Francisco / Bay Area. Chow down on traditional Irish fare like corned beef hash, fish and chips, and cabbage stew — and maybe have a pint or two! Celebrate on March 17th with a trip to one of the best St. Patrick’s Day restaurants and Irish bars in the San Francisco / Bay Area.
Berkeley’s oldest pub, The Albatross Pub, will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with live Irish music from 8 p.m.-11 p.m. This friendly tavern comes equipped with a good selection of spirits and beers.
The Dubliner is a lively Irish bar in San Francisco’s Noe Valley. A digital countdown on the wall ticks off the days until St. Patrick’s Day, when the pub will offer a number of drink specials.
Finnegan’s Marin brings Dublin to Novato via its good range of beers and Irish whiskeys. On St. Patrick’s Day, there will be a special food menu, plus bagpipes and traditional Irish music performed live throughout the day and night.
Freewheel Brewing Co. in Redwood City gets festive on St. Patrick’s Day with live music and the introduction of the St. Paddy’s Anarchy Edition beer.
This Half Moon Bay restaurant and brewery offers beers on tap and by the bottle and growler. Food specials will be available on St. Patrick’s Day.
The Irish Bank in San Francisco’s Financial District hosts its St. Patrick’s Day block party on March 17 with live Irish music and a DJ.
Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub presents its annual St. Patrick’s Irish Festival in San Francisco’s Financial District. Live music will entertain patrons on March 16 and 17.
The Phoenix Irish Bar & Gathering House culls Mission District drinkers, expats from the Emerald Isle and anyone looking for a grand time. Patrons can fortify themselves on St. Patrick’s Day with green beers along with corned beef and cabbage.
On St. Patrick’s Day, enjoy live Irish music at The Plough & Stars, a large Dublin-style tavern in the Inner Richmond neighborhood of San Francisco.
The Royal Exchange in San Francisco’s Financial District hosts an annual block party for St. Patrick’s Day with plenty of live music, this year on Friday, March 16. This old-school bar is also open on the holiday, Saturday, March 17.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Slainte in Oakland’s Jack London Square. This traditional Irish pub offers home-style cooking along with beers (including imported Irish) and drinks.
On St. Patrick’s Day, live music and Irish dancers will entertain revelers at The Starry Plough Pub in Berkeley. The kitchen will turn out plate after plate of corned beef and cabbage – it’s the only dish offered that day.