What better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than visiting a real Irish pub. And the ones on our list have some fun, festive St. Patrick’s Day parties planned.
Here are five of our favorite Irish pubs in Palm Beach County:
Tim Finnegan’s Irish Pub
This family owned pub offers authentic Irish food in a comfortable setting. And you’re in luck if you love Irish whiskey. Complete Finnegan’s Whiskey Tour, which samples twenty Irish whiskeys, and receive a personalized, engraved crystal whiskey glass.
St Patrick’s Day party starts with an Irish Breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Followed by music by Kathy and Andreas Durkin at 2 p.m. Also featured is Irish Step Dancing and more live music.
Tim Finnegan’s Irish Pub: 2885 S. Federal Hwy., Delray Beach; 561-330-3153.
Paddy Mac’s Restaurant
There’s a warm, inviting, neighborhood feel to this popular Irish pub in Palm Beach Gardens. The restaurant/bar offers indoor and outdoor seating and live music.
St. Patrick’s Day festivities are planned all day with live bands throughout the day. There will be an extra bar/tent set up outside and a special menu offered. Ooh, and prizes and swag. Getcha some! If you can’t get enough, there’s more St. Patrick’s Day fun planned for Saturday, Mar. 18 when Ireland faces England Six Nations at noon.
Paddy Mac’s: 10971 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens; 561-691-4366.
O’Shea’s Irish Pub
This pub has been a staple in downtown West Palm Beach for more than 21 years.
O’Shea’s will be shutting down the 500 block of Clematis on St. Patrick’s Day for their annual party. Bagpipers, Irish Dancers and a beer garden are all part of the festivities. Check out the pics from last year.
O’Shea’s Irish Pub: 531 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-833-3865.
A very nice pub, located on the west end of Mizner Park, with flat-screen TVs and a large wooden bar along one wall. They have a very large beer selection and offer live folk or rock music most nights.
St. Patrick’s Day festivities include a block party offering an Irish buffet (complete with house-cured corn beef, Shepherd’s pie and bangers & mash), face painters, balloons and clowns for the kids. The fun starts at 11 a.m. and goes till 2 a.m.
The Dubliner Irish Pub; 435 Plaza Real Mizner Park, Boca Raton; 561-620-2540.
McCarthy’s PubThe dining room is as cozy as an Irish cottage, with lots of brick, a mural of Irish scenes and a fireplace. The adjacent pub offers a large bar and live entertainment.
St. Patrick’s Day party will include live music from Hugh O’Neil starting at 3 p.m., but feel free to get there early. Lunch starts at 11:30, and you can fill up on corned beef and cabbage throughout the celebration.
McCarthy’s Pub: 518 N. U.S. 1, Tequesta; 561-320-9806.
Brogues Downunder St. Patrick’s Day Weekend
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18 at Brogues Downunder in downtown Lake Worth. The two-day event will run each day from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. and feature live music and special Irish food.
Brogues Downunder: 621 Lake Ave., Lake Worth; 561-585-1885