Happy Saint Patty’s Day, San Francisco! Lucky for us, we can always count on the City to bring spectacular food and drink options for every holiday.
Consider reserving a table at one of these awesome spots, or order food and drink to enjoy at home.
Irish Coffee and Cocktails
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The Buena Vista has been perfecting their Irish coffee recipe since 1952. They now serve up to 2,000 Irish coffees a day.
2. Devil’s Acre
The Devil’s Acre makes amazing Irish coffee that is comforting, warm, and absolutely delicious. You’ll be blown away by their extensive cocktail menu featuring apothecary-themed cocktails.
While you can certainly get your Irish coffee fix at Casements, other seasonal drinks include The Irish Hate Rootbeer cocktail with whiskey, Guinness, and rootbeer; and the Belfast Coffee with Póitin, cold brew, fresh cream and nutmeg.
This swanky hotel rooftop bar is an awesome spot to visit regardless of the holiday, but they’re really taking it up a notch with a St. Patrick’s Day whiskey tasting menu. Reserve a table and enjoy rare Irish whiskeys accompanied by an equally Irish menu.
5. Black Jet
Black Jet is a must if you’re looking for high-quality pastry for any occasion. But St. Patrick’s Day is bringing a whole slew of treats including chicken pot pie, soda bread and scones, and these adorable green cupcakes.
Sweet Passion Bakery is a unique SF pastry shop, known for Chinese and Irish delicacies. Their Irish menu includes soda bread, sausage roll, shepherd’s pie, scones, and potato bread.
Home Kits and Meals
One Market Restaurant is offering this amazing 3-course meal to enjoy at home for $49 per person. It includes leek and potato soup, corned beef and caramelized cabbage, and a Valrhona chocolate-Irish cream pot o’creme. Order now for pickup or delivery from March 17-19.
Andytown Coffee Roasters has already sold out of their popular soda farl kits. But you can still order from their seasonal St. Patrick’s Day menu, which includes wheaten bread, mini soda currant scones, house-made butter, house-made strawberry rhubarb jam, and a block of white cheddar cheese.
If you’re looking for a proper Irish pub experience, Flanahan’s has premium draft beers and cocktails which you can enjoy in their parklet in the Outer Sunset. Look for their famous green door and then load up on Jameson, Guinness, and plenty more.
10. The Lark Bar
This low-key neighborhood spot has a bounty of draft beer including Guinness on tap, plus some options from local CA breweries. They also serve up awesome Irish coffees and cocktails, fish and chips, and more in their comfy outdoor parklet.
The United Irish Cultural Center is bringing a spectacular spread of Irish food to enjoy in their large outdoor tent. Pre-order single dinners to eat on site, or pre-order dinner for four to enjoy at home. In addition to Guinness and Harp on tap, they’re serving up corned beef, sliders and hot dogs (vegan options available) and more. There will also be live music and performances all afternoon on the 17th from noon to 10pm.
12. Ireland’s 32
This popular Irish sports bar and grill has great energy every day of the week. Their menu includes beer-battered cod fish and chips, cottage pie with ground beef, and lots and lots of beer.
13. The Napper Tandy
Napper Tandy’s has an innovative menu with traditional items like corned beef and cabbage, Guinness beef stew, traditional Irish breakfast, fish and chips, bangers n’ mash, and chicken pot pie. If you’re craving a proper Irish meal, this is your spot!
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