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12 places to drink on St. Patrick's Day

The Dubliner (4 F Street, NW)

The Dubliner is celebrating its 44th anniversary this year by offering up $0.44 pints of Guinness on St. Patrick’s Day for the first hour of opening. Doors will open at 9 a.m; and yes, folks will start celebrating that early! The Irish pub’s full menu will be available all day featuring classics like Shepherd’s Pie, Corned Beef & Cabbage, and Irish Beef Stew. Three different bands will keep the energy up throughout the day and well into the night including John McGrath, Brian Gaffney, and Morris Minor. Those looking to start the party a little early can enjoy live music all day on Friday, March 16, to kick off the weekend. Patrons at The Dubliner can order the exclusive Dubliner Whiskey 10-year single malt that is proprietary to the restaurant, or another blend from the restaurant’s extensive collection.

RiRa Georgetown (3125 M Street, NW)

Doors open at 8:30 a.m. for the final day of the Six Nations Rugby Championship with pints and Irish breakfast! Watch the biggest game of the tournament as Ireland take on England at 10:45 a.m. Enjoy performances from the McGrath School of Irish Dance and from DCFD Pipes and bagpiper Andrew Donlon. Listen to the best in Irish music as Atlantic Wave join Derek Dempsey & Celtic Soul at noon, taking the party late into the night. Feast on some great Irish fare with our special St. Patrick’s Day menu including Corned Beef & Cabbage, Fish & Chips, Shepherd’s Pie, Sausage Rolls & Deviled Eggs and lots more while enjoying Guinness mixology beer cocktails.

City Tap Penn Quarter & City Tap Dupont (901 9th Street, NW; 1250 Connecticut Ave, NW)

Both City Tap locations are adding green Bloody Mary mix to their bottomless Bloody Mary bar ($19) during brunch from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., for anyone who wants to get in the spirit over brunch cocktails. During dinner service starting at 5 p.m., both locations will offer corned beef and cabbage spring rolls ($8) and fish & chips ($18) as well as two special beer and whiskey pairings. Two shot-and-a-beer combos featuring two varieties of Jameson Caskmates, aged in craft beer barrels, will be available for $10. Jameson Caskmates’ Stout Edition pairs with a creamy Left Hand Milk Stout, and Jameson Caskmates’ IPA Edition pairs with Sierra Nevada Hazy Little Thing.

Pennsylvania 6 (1350 Eye Street, NW)

Pennsylvania 6 is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day throughout the week with a Jameson tasting on Tuesday, March 13, from 4 p.m. to close and drink specials all day on Saturday, March 17. Enjoy Jameson flights for $15 as well as specialty cocktails such as The Tipperary and The Irish Rickey for $10.

Duffy's Irish Pub (2106 Vermont Ave, NW)

Duffy's will be giving out FREE Irish Breakfast Burritos to the first 100 people who arrive before noon. Doors open at 10 a.m. There will be $5 green beer all day, $2 green jello shots, and $6 corned beef sandwiches.

All Set Restaurant & Bar (8630 Fenton Street, Plaza 5, Silver Spring)

All Set Restaurant & Bar will offer Guinness tallboys & two-ounce Jameson shots for $7 all day for St. Patrick’s Day, Saturday, March 17.

District Distilling (1414-1418 U Street, NW)

District Distilling is offering two minted cocktails to tie into St. Patrick’s Day! Both cocktails incorporate Crème de Menthe, which is the newest addition to their Embassy Row line of small batch spirits. The Stinger is made from a combination of brandy and Embassy Row Crème de Menthe, served on the rocks, while the Triple Tipple is made from a combination of Embassy Row Crème de Menthe, Backroom Rye and angostura bitters, garnished with a mint spring.

Celtic House (2500 Columbia Pike, Arlington)

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Celtic House in Arlington! Doors open from 9 a.m. serving up a traditional Irish Breakfast, alongside house favorites, Live Music from 3 p.m. with “Pat Garvey” and performances from Irish Dancers, plus lots more!

RARE Steakhouse and Tavern (1595 i Street, NW)

RARE Steakhouse and Tavern has added four new specialty cocktails to their menu in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. The cocktails, ranging from $10-$14, will be available through Sunday, March 18. The new creations from Bar Manager Chelsea Wood include the Apple of My Eye made with Powers Irish Whiskey, sparking apple cider, and fresh apple; The McAllister made with Jameson Irish Whiskey, Drambuie, honey syrup, and lemon; a Clover’d Julep made with Powers Irish Whiskey, black tea, and lemon; of the Stout Mary made with Guinness and KC’s Bloody Mary Mix.

Black Jack and Tilt (1612 14th Street, NW)

On St. Patrick's Day, both restaurants will also offer specialty cocktails in partnership with Teeling Irish Whiskey including $8 Irish sours, $8 Irish mules, and $10 Guinness & Teeling Irish Whiskey beer and shot combos.

Murphy's Irish Pub (713 King Street, Alexandria)

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here and there’s no better place to celebrate than Murphy’s Irish Pub! Doors open at 8 a.m. on Saturday, March 17 with live music from 10 a.m.-close from Pat Garvey, Pat Carroll, and Both Sides! We will also have Irish dancing throughout the day from the Boyle School of Irish Dance. Grab your green and grab your friends and join us for the best holiday of the year!

Fadó Irish Pub (808 7th Street, NW)

St. Patrick’s Day 2018 is on Saturday this year, which means Fadó Irish Pub will be going all out, all day with their St. Patrick’s Day party! They'll have tons of Guinness and Irish whiskey, plus awesome music all day long!

Jack Rose Dining Saloon (2007 18th Street, NW)

There's no better place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day than the place with the largest Irish whiskey selection in Washington, D.C., and Jack Rose Dining Saloon will offer multiple ways to celebrate the Irish holiday from Wednesday, March 14 through Saturday, March 17. Throughout the week of St. Patrick's Day, the whiskey haven will offer three Irish whiskey flights designed for every type of drinker, tap kegs of Irish beers on the heated rooftop terrace, and serve creative cocktails incorporating green spirits, cask-strength Irish whiskeys and even Lucky Charms cereal.