The 7 Best Bars Around The World To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 

Must Try

The Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland

Dating to 1840, The Temple Bar has become a popular destination for locals and tourists to experience the authentic home of Irish cultural heritage and enjoy the live music offered daily.  Known for housing Ireland’s largest whiskey collection, their 350 whiskeys pair well with fresh native oysters. The Temple Bar menu offers a range of distinct culinary cuisine from gourmet sandwiches (the Silverside Corned Beef sandwich has swiss cheese, sauerkraut, dill pickle, and the house dressing; the World Famous Toastie has baked ham, cheddar cheese, vine tomatoes and spring onions on sourdough bread) to diverse seafood options ― the true Irish Pub experience.  

The Dead Rabbit, New York City, New York

Located in the financial district of Manhattan, The Dead Rabbit offers three distinct floors showcasing a contemporary take on traditional Irish concepts. The famous Taproom (ground floor) offers a wide variety of cocktails, including unique Irish Coffee cocktails such as Frozen Irish Coffee, Irish Coffee Martini and Gaelic Coffee. Visit the Parlor (located on the second floor) to pair one of their Irish dishes, such as Guinness braised rib sliders or Irish points Oysters, with one of their unique cocktails. While a great destination for this St. Patrick’s Day, The Dead Rabbit’s Occasional room on the third floor is also the perfect location to host a large private event

The Porterhouse London, UK

The Porterhouse Brewing Co., which began in Dublin, Ireland in 1996, is one of London’s largest bars, situated in the heart of Covent Garden. The Porterhouse offers a vast selection of beers, cocktails, gin and whiskey, which can be paired with their popular pub staples like Fish and Chips or the Truffle Burger (which has cheddar, bacon, white truffle mayo, onion, lettuce, tomato, battered onion rings and fries on the side) on any of their three levels. Catch a live music show or visit their unique Basement Bar for some fun. 

Chief O’Neill’s, Chicago, Illinois

Recognized as the number one Irish pub in Chicago, previously awarded “Best Pint of Guinness” by Check, Please!, “Voted Top Ten Irish Pubs in the World” by Time Out, don’t miss one of Chief O’Neill’s St. Patrick’s Day events. Starting March 1, Chief O’Neill’s kicks off the St. Patrick’s Day celebration by offering “All You Care to Eat Fish and Chips.” Enjoy Chief O’Neill’s signature Pub Ale, a popular pint of Guinness, or one of their many whiskeys while enjoying their variety of live music and events offered throughout March. 

Kilians Irish Pub, Munich, Germany

Located in the heart of Munich, Kilians Irish Pub offers Irish hospitality and excellent entertainment to German locals and tourists. Offering a variety of different live music, Kilians prides itself on a vast selection of beers. Pair their Murphy’s Irish Red Pitcher with their popular Baked Potato Cheddar and Beans. Kilians’ menu is the go-to spot for Irish cuisine and culture in Munich this St. Patrick’s Day. 

L Street Tavern, Boston, Massachusetts

Experience the famous South Boston Irish pub featured in Good Will Hunting this St. Patrick’s Day. L Street Tavern is a local favorite and a popular destination among Good Will Hunting fans and tourists looking to get the full Boston experience. Outside food is encouraged and welcomed while enjoying the extensive beers on tap or whiskey selections. The friendly and welcoming environment will make you feel at home at this iconic Boston pub.

The Irish Bank, San Francisco, California

Enjoy the soul of Ireland in the heart of San Francisco at The Irish Bank’s annual St. Patrick’s Day block party. The Irish Bank is located on its very own lane where locals and tourists can gather to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Snack on their popular menu items, including a variety of pub fries (chili cheese, garlic, curly), or try one of their many unique sandwich selections. Offering an extensive beer list in addition to traditional Irish cocktails, The Irish Bank is a must-visit while in The City.