2019 Best St. Patrick’s Day Restaurants in New York

By Gayot Editors

Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in NYC

Check out our guide to find the best local restaurants and bars for St. Patrick’s Day in NYC. 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 New York.

For more Irish-themed celebrations, take a look at this Complete Guide to St. Patrick’s Day.

> The selections are presented in alphabetical order.

1. The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog

The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog, New York
Financial District, NYC

Irish coffee is one of the specialties at The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog, a multi-level cocktail bar and eatery in lower Manhattan that draws inspiration from “the conviviality of Old New York and the Irish-American tradition.”

Enjoy live music all day on St. Patrick’s Day.

2. Donovan’s Pub

Donovan's Pub, Woodside

On St. Patrick’s Day, bagpipers entertain patrons at Donovan’s Pub in Woodside.

Enjoy a pint and eat some good pub grub, including one of the best burgers in New York.

3. Galway Hooker

Galway Hooker, West Village
West Village, NYC

Just like every other day, Guinness will be flowing on St. Patrick’s Day at Galway Hooker in the West Village.

4. The Late Late

The Late Late, New York
Lower East Side, NYC

Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day at The Late Late on the Lower East Side.

This bar and eatery dedicated to Ireland’s Late Late Show offers well-mixed cocktails and a menu of Irish-ish dishes to help prolong a night of imbibing.

5. Molly’s Pub & Shebeen

Molly's Pub & Shebeen, New York
Gramercy Park, NYC

Head to Molly’s Pub & Shebeen on St. Patrick’s Day. This Gramercy Park spot stands out for its glowing fireplace and signature shepherd’s pie.

6. O’Lunney’s Times Square Pub

O’Lunney’s Times Square Pub, New York
Times Square, NYC

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March 17 will find this pub in Times Square offering its usual menu of Irish fare, cocktails and beers including Guinness, Harp and Hennepin on draft.


7. The Perfect Pint

The Perfect Pint, New York
Midtown West, NYC

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at this Times Square Irish pub offering numerous beers on tap and a menu of burgers, Irish fare and more.


8. P.J. Clarke’s

P.J. Clarke's, New York
Upper East Side, NYC

P.J. Clarke’s on Third Avenue is located just a couple blocks from the NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade, making it a key drinking spot.

It’s been a Manhattan institution for more than a century, and is still favored by the famous and infamous.

9. Rosie O’Grady’s

Rosie O'Grady's, New York
Times Square, NYC

On St. Patrick’s Day, drop by Rosie O’Grady’s and Rosie’s Pub for Guinness and Harp beer on draft, as well as traditional favorites such as shepherd’s pie and fish and chips.

St. Patrick’s Day specials will also be available.

10. Ulysses’

Ulysses', New York
Financial District, NYC

The St. Patrick’s Day festivities at downtown Irish pub Ulysses’ will include live music and a DJ, along with Irish food specials.