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St. Patrick's Day specials at restaurants and bars

Celebrate all weekend with St. Patrick's Day specials like corned beef sandwiches and Guinness—plus special doughnuts, cocktails and pizza

Blackwood BBQ is serving a reubecue, a reuben barbecue sandwich.

St. Patrick's Day falls on a Tuesday this year, so you have a few days to celebrate with St. Patrick's Day specials like green beer, Irish whiskey shots and bar food to soak it all up. These restaurants and Irish pubs are toasting the Irish holiday with traditional options like Guinness, corned beef, and fish and chips, plus themed doughnuts, cocktails and more. Here's where to eat and drink on March 17 and before and after the St. Patrick's Day Parade, March 14.

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St. Patrick's Day specials

The Allis

Not in the mood for beer? The Allis is serving two cocktails for St. Patrick's Day: Drowning the Shamrock (rum, green chartreuse, lime, creme de cacao and vanilla simple syrup) and the Mott Street Cathedral (Irish whiskey, Lillet Blanc and orange bitters).

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West Loop

Bar Toma

From March 14-17, Bar Toma is offering its regular Lucky Charms gelato, plus a green crust pizza, with melted leeks, spinach and pistachio pesto.

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Magnificent Mile

Birchwood Kitchen

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Birchwood Kitchen is making St. Patrick's Day weekend about brunch. On March 14 and 15, it'll be serving Irish soda bread, bubble and squeak, corned beef and cabbage hash and ricotta pancakes with a Guinness creme anglaise. Plus, from March 17–20, it'll have a corned beef sandwich with cabbage on rye bread. Be sure to bring your favorite Irish drink—Birchwood Kitchen is BYOB.

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Blackfinn Ameripub

On Parade Day, head to Blackfinn for kegs and eggs, an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet from 8-11am. Tickets are $15 and you can get them here.

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River North

Blackwood BBQ

Blackwood BBQ will be serving a "reubecue," with corned beef brisket, a marble rye bun, pickles and barbecue sauce for $8.99. The sandwich will be available March 12 and 13 and 16 and 17 until they're sold out each day.

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Blokes & Birds

Until March 15, Blokes & Birds will serve traditional Irish dishes like corned beef and bangers and colcannon. It'll also have Guinness and Green Lagunitas IPA on tap.

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Boiler Room

The Boiler Room celebrates on March 17 with a special corned beef and cabbage pizza. Add on a $3 Jameson shot for a little extra Irish luck.

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Logan Square

The Boundary

On Saturday, March 14, the Boundary is offering reuben rolls ($8.99) and a traditional reuben sandwich ($10.99). It's also serving Irish-themed drink specials, with Irish beers and shots like the leprechaun latte, thin mint shots and shamrock car bombs. The bar will be opening at 10am.

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Wicker Park

Brasserie by LM

Brasserie is located near the start of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, so get there early for an Irish breakfast, or stop by later for shepherd's pie, a St. Patty croque with corned beef and $4 green beers. Specials are available March 14–17.

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South Loop

Bub City

On March 14, Bub City will open at 10am to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with special performances by the Senn Alan Band and Jake Dodds.

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River North
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