Here is my article from the March issue of IN Magazine (Nightlife Section).
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Salt Lake City!
By Chelsea Nelson
Looking for Irish fare to go with your Guinness? These venues will be offering up
Irish dishes, as well as libations, to ﬁll your gullet.
Piper Down an Olde World Pub (1492 S State Street): St. Patrick’s Day is a big one
for this year-round Irish pub, serving up corned beef & cabbage, bangers & mash, and all
the Guinness you can handle (15 taps of it!). Drink specials, dancing, and live Irish bag
pipers could make this place your one-stop shop for the entire weekend.
Green Pig Pub (31 East 400 South) : Green Pig Pub will be celebrating all weekend
with $5 pints of Guinness and $4 Irish Whiskies. Doors open at 10 a.m. on Sunday and
music starts at noon. Bag pipers will provide celebratory tunes and the Pig will be
featuring menu items such as ﬁsh & chips, corned beef & cabbage, and Irish stew! Be
ready to deck yourself out in green Irish favors that the Pig will be providing.
Poplar Street Pub (242 South 200 West): Poplar Street is kicking off St. Patrick’s Day
weekend with a big party on Saturday night! Then, on Sunday, Poplar gets serious about
the Irish–serving traditional Irish food specials such as corned beef & cabbage and Irish
Stew. Add in some live music and it should make Poplar one of the best spots to be.
Zest Kitchen & Bar (275 South 200 West): Looking to celebrate healthy and local?
Check out Zest’s special Sunday opening on St. Patty’s Day for a four-course, healthy,
vegetarian, Irish dinner with drink pairings. $25 for dinner + $20 cocktail pairings. Call
801-433-0589 for reservations.
Looking to wear your green ﬁshnets out on the town? Check out these local bars for
Irish themed cocktails, beer, and parties:
The Republican (917 S State Street) – Celebrate the traditional way! The Republican
promises the best pour of Guinness in Salt Lake City – no green beer needed!
Murphy’s (160 South Main Street) – One of the best places to drink a Guinness year
round and a known hot spot for the luck o’ the Irish. Murphy’s is one of the best places to
been seen on St. Patty’s Day!
SLC Bars to Check Out
Bourbon House (19 East 200 South) – Voted as having one of the coldest beers in town,
Bourbon House will have something to satisfy your appetite and wet your whistle. $4
Jameson or Makers Mark. Enjoy the live music of Pat’s Salt Lake Scots Pipe Band!Also
serving Sunday brunch, $2 mimosas.
Tavernacle (201 East 300 South) – Looking to sing an Irish tune? Belt it out during
Tavernacle’s St. Patty’s Day karaoke, enjoy green dollar drafts, and kiss your favorite
The Beerhive (128 S Main Street) – A great vibe and HUGE beer selection make
Beerhive a great spot to celebrate! Keep your beer chilled on the only frozen ice strip in
SLC. Enjoy everything from your favorite local brew to the best imports. Beers range
from $4 – $20.
The Jackalope (372 S State Street) – Want to get crazy? Check out this “hipster” bar
and drink with the best of em’. Enjoy a live DJ, Irish car bombs, and whiskey!
Dick N’ Dixie’s (479 East 300 South) – One of SLC’s hottest bars, Dick N’s Dixie’s
will celebrate the day of green with Irish drink specials. Don’t forget to take a spin on the
juke box and play a round of pool.
Gracie’s (326 S. West Temple) – Get out your dancing shoes! This two-story bar is sure
to provide a great atmosphere for dancing and mingling. Be on the lookout for Irish drink
specials and great food.
Wherever you end up in Salt Lake City on St. Patrick’s Day – it is sure to be a good
time! It doesn’t matter if you are looking to celebrate with a huge crowd & dance
the night away, or eat healthy and local – SLC offers it all.