St. Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland and will be feted across the globe next Tuesday, March 17, his annual feast day.
Miami will turn green to mark the occasion. Restaurants and bars throughout the Magic City will host special celebrations of Irish culture with plenty of food, drinks, and music.
Here are the best places to eat, imbibe, and wear green on St. Paddy's Day. (All specials will be offered March 17 unless otherwise noted.)
American Social Bar & Kitchen690 SW First Ct., Miami
American Social will serve drink specials of Green Bud Light ($4), Jameson cocktails ($7), and Peanut Butter Irish Car Bombs ($8) all day this Friday through St. Patrick’s Day. American Social Las Olas will also throw a St. Paddy’s Day block party this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Bird & Bone4041 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
In honor of St. Patrick, Richard Hales' restaurant inside the Confidante Hotel, Bird & Bone, will offer $5 cans of Guinness and $10 Irish Car Bomb shots.
Casa Sensei1200 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
At Casa Sensei, enjoy Irish-inspired sushi. The restaurant will serve corned beef and sauerkraut rolls ($14) and green sushi ($12). For a sweet libation, order the Shamrock Shooter, crafted with crème de menthe, white crème de cacao, and white chocolate liqueur topped with whipped cream and Lucky Charms marshmallows ($6).
Clevelander South Beach1020 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach
From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Clevelander South Beach will offer $10 Tullamore D.E.W. shot specials, $20 Bud Light and Yuengling pitchers, and $22 Corona Light pitchers. The food menu will include traditional Irish corned beef and cabbage. Try your luck at beer pong, flip cup, giant Jenga, and cornhole.
Coyo TacoVarious locations
Margarita lovers who visit Coyo Taco on St. Patrick's Day can enjoy a green-tinted classic margarita for $7. The fun beverage will be available all day at every Coyo Taco location.
Fiola1500 San Ignacio Ave., Coral Gables
Chef Fabio Trabocchi's restaurant will debut the biweekly Fiola Mixology Series on St. Patrick's Day. Each event will be hosted by a brand ambassador/mixologist who will guide guests through a one-hour tasting journey of cuisine-and-cocktail pairings in collaboration with spirits brands. Tickets cost $45.
Fireman Derek's Bake Shop2818 N. Miami Ave., Miami
3435 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove
Throughout March, Fireman Derek's Bake Shop is making Irish Car Bomb pie ($7.50 per slice and $38 for a whole pie). The special consists of an Oreo crust filled with generous swirls of Bailey’s custard, Jameson whiskey caramel, and espresso whipped cream topped toasted almonds and a Guinness reduction.
John Martin's Irish Pub & Restaurant253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables
The Irish-themed Coral Gables institution John Martin's is set to host a five-day celebration. The party will kick off at 6 p.m. Friday with an appearance by St. Patrick and performances by bagpipers and step dancers. Saturday, guests can enjoy live music by the Bridge beginning at 6 p.m. A family-friendly party from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday will include face painting and pony rides and segue into an 8 p.m. open mike. On Monday, customers can take advantage of happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m., and at noon Tuesday, St. Paddy's Day itself, a bagpiper will perform, and a DJ will spin tunes all day. Admission is free, and no reservations are required.
Monty's Raw Bar2500 S. Bayshore Dr., Coconut Grove
Celebrate with $5 green beer all day. And during happy hour from 4 to 8, the restaurant will serve $6 Pain Removers, mojitos, and frozen drinks; discounted stone crabs at the raw bar; $1 shrimp, oysters, and clams; and fish and chips featuring Wynnwod Brewing beer-battered cod, served with tartar sauce, fries, and slaw ($18). Five-dollar Bushmills whiskey will be served from 4 p.m. till closing time, and live music will also begin at 4.
Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
From 5 p.m. to midnight, guests can enjoy $5 Jameson whiskey shots, Irish Car Bombs, pickleback shots, and green beer. Irish-themed food specials will include corned beef poutine with cheese curds, cabbage slaw, fries, and Guinness gravy ($21). Guests who purchase a half-yard of beer will receive a complimentary photo booth session to memorialize the festive day.
Rooftop Live at Seminole Hard Rock1 Seminole Way, Hollywood
Rooftop Live at Daer South Florida will host a performance by the tribute band U2ByUV from 5 p.m. to midnight. Guests can take advantage of $10 Irish Car Bombs or $50 bottomless beer. VIP table packages cost $500 and include two bottles of Jameson and one bottle of vodka. Admission is free.
Shooters Waterfront3033 NE 32nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale
Shooters Waterfront will offer patrons a special edition of the restaurant's house beer, Shooters Ale. Regularly priced at $7, the beer, created by Biscayne Bay Brewing, will be colored green for St. Paddy's Day and available for 50 percent off from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The Spillover2911 Grand Ave., Coconut Grove
Enjoy a full day of St. Paddy's Day specials, including $6 Jameson shots and $12 Clonakilty whiskey specialty cocktails such as the Irish Exit, an Irish whiskey sour featuring a honey sage syrup; and Let’s Get Langers, an Irish old-fashioned.
Taurus Beer & Whisk(e)y House3540 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove
In Coconut Grove, Taurus Beer & Whisk(e)y House will offer partygoers signature bites from the bar menu, along with $4 Jameson shots, $6 Guinness, $7 Jameson mules, $8 Jameson and Guinness, and $9 Jameson Black Barrel old-fashioneds.
Veza Sur Brewing Co.55 NW 25th St., Miami
In celebration of St. Patrick's Day, Wynwood's Latin-inspired craft brewery will offer green Lucky Lager for $6 from noon to midnight.
The Wharf Miami114 SW North River Dr., Miami
The Wharf Miami will celebrate with the multiday St. Patrick’s Day Riverside Festival. The event, sponsored by Jameson, will offer gourmet food, photo ops, green beer, drink specials, and live entertainment, including a leprechaun appearance. Food trucks such as Cracked by Chef Adrianne, La Santa Taquería, Spris Artisan Pizza, OG Ceviche Seafood & Grill, and Mojo Donuts will offer food and drink specials. Guests who RSVP via Eventbrite will receive complimentary St. Patrick’s Day swag upon check-in. Noon to midnight Thursday, March 12; noon to 3 a.m. Friday, March 13, and Saturday, March 14; noon to midnight Sunday, March 15; and noon till late Tuesday, March 17. Admission is free.
XO Espresso Bar at the Lincoln Eatery723 Lincoln Ln. N, Miami Beach
XO Espresso Bar at the Lincoln Eatery will serve chocolate and vanilla St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes at a 20 percent discount ($2.80) from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.