Where To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day In Los Angeles

Tom Bergin's
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Tom Bergin’s.

From all-day parties and street festivals, to Irish-inspired sweet treats and corned beef and cabbage galore, find out the best places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Los Angeles.

Edited by Christina Xenos

Tom Bergin’s
Mar. 17. For 79 years, L.A.’s iconic Irish pub, Tom Bergin’s has been THE destination for St. Patrick’s Day revelry. This year, the action begins bright and early at 6 a.m. and includes Guinness truck pouring Guinness Blonde and Harp Lager, beer and Irish-inspired cocktails from four satellite bars, festive pub fare, a live band and DJ spinning popular tunes from a stage and more. 6 a.m.-2 a.m. 840 South Fairfax Ave., L.A., 323.936.7151. tombergins.com

Casey’s St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival
Mar. 17. This 42nd annual all-day street festival enlivens downtown Los Angeles with food (think: reubens and corned-beef sandwiches), games, Irish drink specials (green beer, anyone?) and sets from local DJs. Headquartered at Casey’s Irish Pub, the street festival takes place in front of the pub. Festival 11 am-11 pm; pub hours 6 a.m.-2 a.m. Free general admission until 3:30 pm, $10 after 3:30 pm. 613 S. Grand Ave., downtown. 213nightlife.com

Paddy O’ Party
Mar. 14. Head to the Marina to celebrate the raucous holiday on the waterfront patio at Whiskey Red’s. Fill your night with live music and DJ tunes, Irish jig contests, food and drink specials and more. Guests are encouraged to go green in their best leprechaun attire. $10 advance/$15 door. 13813 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, 310.823.4522. Tickets

Rock & Reilly’s 4th Annual St. Paddy’s Block Party
Mar. 14. The Sunset Strip’s Irish pub is the epicenter for early celebration. Spend your day tearing through kegs of beer, food truck fare and letting it all go in a bouncy house all to the beat of DJ tunes. 1-10 p.m., entry is not guaranteed after 3 p.m. Rock & Reilly’s Back Lot, 8911 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. Tickets

The Bungalow Santa Monica
Mar. 17. The ocean-side hideaway in Santa Monica goes green to celebrate the holiday. Enjoy everything from green chocolate chip cookies and corn beef and cabbage sandwiches to green sangria and margaritas, along with live Irish Folk tune performances from The Bungalow’s resident band and Grammy nominated, The California Feetwarmers along with an opening set by Brianna Falcone. Reservations recommended. 5 p.m.-2 a.m. 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.899.8530. thebungalowsm.com

Tam O’Shanter
Mar. 17. Head to one of L.A.’s oldest restaurants for one of the biggest St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the city. Tam O’Shanter opens at 10 a.m., with a special tent area in the parking lot opening at noon; music fires up at 2 p.m. and the party goes well into the night. Find entertainment from bands like The Ploughboys and Whiskey Sunday; dine on sweet and Irish-themed eats like sugar shamrock cookies, Bailey’s cupcakes and corn beef and cabbage; and celebrate with green beer, a mind-blowing assortment of ales and beers on tap, a world-class selection of scotch, and light-up shamrock necklaces for everyone who comes to the restaurant. 2980 Los Feliz Blvd., L.A, 323.664.0228. TamOShanter.com

Angel City Brewery
Mar. 16. The downtown brewery is getting into the Irish spirit by theming their monthly “Ale Academy” to feature Irish beers. Spend the evening discussing Irish beer styles from stour to the modern day Irish lager. $5. 7-9 p.m. 216 S Alameda St., downtown. Tickets

Preux & Proper
Mar. 17. Celebrate the holiday spirit over Shepherd’s Pie, a special green punch bowl, green beer, themed cocktails and music from a bagpipe player and happy hour from 4-6 p.m. 840 S Spring St., downtown, 213.896.0090. preuxandproper.com

Salvage Bar & Lounge
Mar. 17. The celebration starts early at this downtown drinking den. Stop by starting at 11 a.m. for $4 green beer, $6 Guinness on draft, $4 baby Guinness shots and $17 Irish chocolate bombs. 717 W. 7th St., downtown, 213.688.7755. salvagela.com

Mar. 17. Celebrate over holiday themed fare like corned beef & cabbage, bangers and mash, Guinness stew and more. 11648 San Vicente Blvd., L.A. tavernla.com

The Pikey
Mar. 13-14, 17. Celebrate the holiday for three nights over Irish-inspired specials like corned beef with pease pudding and dumplings; lamb stuffed cabbage purses, colcannon with pork sausage along with plenty of Guinness and flights of Irish Whiskey. 7617 W Sunset Blvd., L.A., 323.850.5400. thepikeyla.com

Mar. 17. Hollywood Blvd. will undoubtedly be teaming with revelers, so take your spot at the Five0Four bar for specials on green beer, themed cocktails, green frozen daiquiris, happy hour from 6-8 p.m. and DJ tunes. 541 Hollywood Blvd., L.A., 323.960.0224. five0four.com

The Fat Dog
Mar. 17. Celebrate the holiday over specials like Shepherd’s Pie, corned beef and cabbage and the Tipperary Tickle cocktail made with blood-orange infused Jameson, mandarin-quats and house made-infused pickle juice, along with Taps Irish red beer on draft and Red Breast 12 yr aged and 15 yr aged Irish Whiskey shots. 801 N Fairfax Ave., West Hollywood, 323.951.0030. thefatdogla.com

The Rockefeller
Mar. 17. Celebrate over $5 Guinness pints all day long and 99-cent burgers from 5 p.m. on. 422 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach; 1209 Highland Ave., Manhattan Beach. eatrockefeller.com

Public School
Mar. 14-17. Try your luck with specials like the Dagwood Reuben sandwich, Dragoons Irish Stout short rib and Murphy’s Law cocktail. For locations around L.A., visit psontap.com

Napoleon’s Macarons
Celebrate the luck of the Irish with over new Whiskey Chocolate Macarons, whiskey-infused milk chocolate ganache surrounding pieces of crunchy dark chocolate, sandwiched in between two green and yellow almond cookies, debuting on Mar. 12. 608 Americana Way, Glendale, 818.291.9160; 6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park, 818.704.1741. napoleonsmacarons.com

Rustic Canyon
Mar. 17. In addition to Executive Chef Jeremy Fox’s signature Clam Pozole Verde with Rancho Gordo hominy, poblano, scallion, radish, and tortilla, one will be seeing green with Pastry Chef Jun Tan’s Matcha Green Tea Chiffon dessert with poached rhubarb, strawberry, Bavarian cream, and white chocolate and Bar Manager Aaron Ranf’s Tink’s Revenge with Selvarey White Rum, Green Chartreuse, Saler’s Gentiane, Scrappy’s orange bitters, and housemade cinnamon bitters. 1119 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.393.7050. rusticcanyonwinebar.com

Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood
Mar. 17. Celebrate over Irish-themed fare like Irish Ruebens and Irish Mules and more. 6801 Hollywood BLVD #105, L.A., 323.464.7625; 1000 Universal Studios Blvd. #99, Universal City, 818.622.7625. HardRock.com

Sweet Rose Creamery
Get in the holiday sprint with a special Lemon Mint Sundae featuring Lemon Chiffon ice cream with housemade mint syrup, whipped cream, cookie crumble, and garnished with a decorated Shamrock sugar cookie and a mint leaf. 826 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.260.2663; Brentwood Country Mart, 225 26th St #51, Santa Monica, 310.260.2663. sweetrosecreamery.com

Rock & Brews El Segundo
Mar. 17. Celebrate with free 20 oz. player’s pint upgrades on Guinness beer at the price of a 16 oz. pour for guests who wear green. 143 Main St., El Segundo, 310.615.9890. rockandbrews.com

Vertical Wine Bistro
Mar. 17. Toast over Barrel Aged Teeling Irish Whiskey on special for $10 instead of their usual $14. The whiskey is aged in-house for a month and a half in an oak barrel, adding depth and character. 70 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, 626.795.3999. verticalwinebistro.com

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