Whether you're looking for a traditional Irish pub or a cocktail lounge to enjoy your St. Patty's Day festivities, we found the best bars to help you celebrate the holiday this year—after all, we're all Irish on March 17.
Call it the luck of the Irish or coincidence, but holiday revelers will be glad to know this Irish chain will participate in the St. Paddy’s Day Block Party at Mary Brickell Village. Plan on getting there early if you’re looking for a bite of their savory shepherd’s pie, fish and chips, or corned beef and cabbage, and be sure to stay until the outdoor festival for live DJs, food, and drinks. Starts at 5 p.m. Purchase tickets at nightout.com. 900 S. Miami Ave., Miami, 786-924-0972
For a taste of Ireland without leaving Miami, head to Elwoods Gastro Pub to sample their crisp beer-battered fish and chips with mushy peas, or the tender bangers and mash with onion gravy. Proceed to chase it all down with a creamy Guinness in true Dublin fashion. Grab a seat at the bar to continue your St. Patty’s Day fun by enjoying their rotating line of draft beers. 188 NE Third Ave., Miami, 305-358-5222
Those looking to party with a bit more panache will find themselves at home during the St. Patrick’s Day Pop-Up Party at this hip gastropub. The crew from the now-closed Clarke’s will band together at 2 p.m. with drinks, live music, and tasty bites including Irish spring rolls and wings for the ultimate celebration. 237 20th St., Miami Beach, 305-763-8217
If you're looking for Irish treats, stop by The Playwright Irish Pub to enjoy a roster of the classics: A hearty Irish breakfast, Irish beef stew with beef and potatoes, shepherd’s pie, corned beef and cabbage served with a creamy parsley sauce, and beer-battered fish and chips. Wash it all down with a drink or two at their Dublin-style bar to top it off. 1265 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 305-534-0667
Have the best of both worlds with traditional bagpipers out and about during the day and a poppin’ live DJ at night. Come hungry and leave satisfied with your choice of velvety Irish potato soup, beef and Guinness stew, shepherd’s pie, fish and chips, bangers and mash, and corned beef and cabbage. Why choose when you can have them all? 253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, 305-445-3777
If you love the '90s, billiards, and craft cocktails, make your way to Blackbird Ordinary for their St. Patrick’s Day Special '90s Night, where you can drink to your heart's desire and dance the night away. Choose from a comprehensive list of delicious libations, or try and finish one of their punch bowls—either way, you won't regret spending your festivities here. 729 SW First Ave., Miami, 305-671-3307