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The day of the Irish, the biggest day of the year for drinking, March 17

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On Monday, the Irish and all who wish they were Irish, will again enjoy one of the best days for celebrating, March 17 St Patrick’s Day, a date that the world celebrates with the Irish. In Orange County the bars and restaurants join in with green beer, corned beef and cabbage, and other special Irish fare.

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Don your best green outfit, join family and friends, and have a rousing St Patrick’s Day celebration. You can visit one of these suggested bars or throw your own Paddy’s day celebration at home with Irish Soda Bread, bangers and mash and the traditional corned beef and cabbage. Make it truly Irish with traditional dancers and lusty Irish ballads.

Visit here for a long list of pubs celebrating St Patrick’s day in Orange County and check out these recommended sites

1. Silky Sullivan’s Restaurant & Irish Pub

10201 Slater Ave

Fountain Valley, Calif

(714) 963-2718

www.silkysullivans.com/

Monday Mar 17 is Paddy’s day a time when Silky Sullivan’s will celebrate with Irish pub food that includes Dublin stuffer sandwiches, Irish Nachos, Guinnes Stout, Harp Lager, green beer, and lots more. Prices range from $4 to $30 depending on what you choose.

Irish music will be provided by “Echo Love Chamber starting at 6:30 p.m. The Pub opens 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wear something green and come have fun with the Irish.

2. McCormick & Schmick

321 W. Katella Ave

Anaheim, Calif

(714) 535-900

www.McCormickandSchmicks.com

McCormick & Schmick’s Grill is celebrating Mar 17, with traditional Irish fare – corned beef and cabbage, Guinness steamed shrimp, Guinness steamed mussels, all available in the bar along with traditional Irish drinks such as Guinness Draught, Dublin Bulldog, and the bar’s own “Leprechaun Kiss” cocktail. Hours are 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.; drinks $4 - $7; and specialty dishes $5 - $30.

3. Durty Nelly's Irish Pub

2915 Red Hill Ave

Costa Mesa, Calif

(714) 957-1951

Put on your green duds and head to Durty Nelly's Irish Pub on Monday, Mar. 17 where the festivities begin at 9 a.m. and continue through the night. Inside the pub live music from 6 - 8 p.m. while outdoors in a tented area the music begins at 7 p.m. Pub grub will include Irish fare like - fish and chips, corned beef and cabbage, and shepherds pie along with their usual potato skins, onion rings and chicken appetizers; priced from $3 - $15. Along with their regular beers there will be Guinness Stout, Newcastle Brown Ale and Boddingtons Pale Ale.

4.Gallagher's Pub & Grill

300 Pacific Coast Hwy

Huntington Beach, Calif

(714) 536-2422

Monday March 17 will get off to a early start and late finish, 6 a.m - 2 a.m.. There will be Irish bands performing during the day, drink specials at $3 domestic draft, $4 - $5 Premium beers, and authentic Irish fish and chips, corned beef and cabbage, Bangers and mash, and Irish nachos, along with the usual pub grub with prices from $4 - $30.

O'Malley's

140 Main St

Seal Beach, Calif

(5620 430-0631

Celebrate Paddy's day at a traditional Irish pub where the entertainment is live Irish ballads, the food and drink authentic Irish including Maggie's potato skins, Irish sausage rolls, Irish nachos, hot corned beef snadwich and bangers and mash. Food prices $3 - $15. Be sure to get your Guinness while listening to the live Irish music.

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