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Do St. Patrick’s Day Right at Atlanta’s Best Bars and Restaurants

Mandy Dish
Do St. Patrick’s Day Right at Atlanta’s Best Bars and Restaurants


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Enjoy Irish-Themed Food and Drink Specials at These Green Gathering Spaces


ATLANTA (March 11, 2019) – With St. Patrick’s Day fast approaching, Atlanta’s best restaurants are putting the finishing touches on lively food and drink specials as magical as any pot of gold. So don your best green duds and step-dance on over to one of these establishments for music and food so good you’ll be pinching yourself.

Stop by the Sweet Shop at 4 Rivers Smokehouse for a slice of Irish flavor throughout the month of March: a magically delicious Guinness brownie made with rich chocolate and Guinness stout and topped with mint icing. 844-474-8377;

5Church Atlanta is the place to eat and drink your greens on St. Patrick’s Day weekend. For Saturday and Sunday brunch, enjoy a featured “green” shrimp frittata with green peas, asparagus, green tomatoes and salsa verde ($13). All day long on Saturday and Sunday, guests can get into the spirit with the Get Lucky cocktail mixing ginger vodka and melon liqueur with pineapple and fresh lime ($13). 404-400-3669;

Atkins Park Restaurant & Bar in Virginia-Highland sets forth Irish favorites including braised lamb shank ($16), bangers and mash ($12) and corned beef and cabbage ($14) Friday through Sunday of St. Patrick’s Day weekend. For brunch on Saturday and Sunday, a traditional Irish breakfast of two fried eggs, bangers, rashers, baked beans, grilled tomatoes, mushrooms and toasted soda bread ($14) is offered until 3 p.m. in addition to the regular weekend brunch menu. 404-876-7249;

Babalu® is getting into the St. Paddy’s spirit all month long and offering reduced prices on its monthly specials Friday, March 15 through Sunday, March 17. For a different taste of the Emerald Isle, try March’s taco of the month, the Corned Beef O’Taco, featuring corned beef, cilantro slaw, sauerkraut and Thousand Island dressing, all topped with green onion and served in a fresh corn tortilla ($3). And wash it down with the cocktail of the month, the Sally O’Malley with Bombay Sapphire gin, agave nectar, lemon juice, cucumbers and Sprite ($7). 404-900-9595;

Need St. Patrick's Day plans? Try feasting your eyes on Edgar's Proof & Provision's March sandwich feature, the Classic Reuben. This sandwich is loaded with corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and Russian dressing on marble rye bread and is served with classic kettle potato chips.  

HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern is offering special St. Patrick’s Day celebrations at all three locations. At the Brookhaven and Perimeter locations, guests can enjoy $5 pints of Guinness, $5 pints of green beer, $3 Jameson shots, a traditional corned beef and cabbage special served with a grain mustard and red wine vinaigrette ($16) along with the regular menu and live music beginning at 5 p.m. The original Midtown location also offers a corned beef and cabbage food special and live music as well as Guinness and Jameson drink specials. In addition, guests can attend a special ticketed event featuring all-you-care-to-drink green beer and champagne and all-you-can-eat pizza from 5-10 p.m. Tickets are $39 per person in advance at the restaurant or on Groupon and $49 at the door; tax not included. Brookhaven: 404-464-8971. Perimeter: 470-395-7904. Midtown: 404-968-2288.

Irby’s Tavern, Atlanta’s prime sports hangout, is rolling out a winning lineup of St. Patrick’s specials Friday through Sunday. Kick things off with an appetizer of corned beef and cabbage egg rolls with beer mustard cheese ($10) or get right to the main event with a plate of Guinness shepherd’s pie topped with cheddar cheese mashed potatoes ($14). Brunch lovers can try corned beef hash with two eggs prepared your way ($12). For dessert, go for the extra point with Guinness cupcakes with Baileys buttercream frosting ($9). But that’s not all. Irby’s also is debuting Guinness on draft the very same weekend! All specials available while supplies last. 404-254-1333;

Fuel up to dance the Irish jig at Johnny’s Hideaway with a complimentary buffet of corned beef and cabbage from 6-7 p.m. on St. Patrick’s Day. Hit the dance floor with live music from Cosmic Gypsies starting at 8:30 p.m. 404-233-8026;

Murphy’s Is serving up a delicious St. Patrick’s Day menu on Saturday and Sunday featuring finnan haddie soup ($6), grilled salmon steak ($22), lamb stew braised in Guinness with vegetables and potatoes ($23) and corned beef with colcannon potatoes ($21)—all with complimentary Irish soda bread. Finish off your Irish feast with some delectable Irish whiskey bread pudding ($8). And on Sunday night, enjoy live Irish music and dance from Ah Surely. More information is available online. 404-872-0904;

The Alden gets into the spirits for St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Chef Jared Hucks’ innovative menu will be complemented by a variety of Irish spirits including Egan’s Single Grain Irish whiskey, Slane Irish whiskey, Jameson Irish whiskey, Wicked Weed Napoleon Complex American pale ale, Urban Tree cider and a mule spiked with Mad March Hare Irish poitin. 678-395-6982;


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