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What to Eat & Drink in Portland for St. Patrick's Day 2022: Irish Whiskey, Guinness, Donuts, and More

Paddy's, Kells, and Other Places to Celebrate
March 16, 2022
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Enjoy hearty Irish grub and house-brewed beers at Kells' St. Patrick's Day Festival. (Kells)
Pick out your most verdant outfit and pluck some three-leaf clovers: St. Patrick's Day is this Thursday, March 17. Whether you'd like to mark the occasion with corned beef and cabbage, soda bread, Guinness beer, Jameson whiskey, or live Celtic music, local bars and restaurants have you covered. We've gathered this list of Irish pubs throughout the Portland area and places offering food and drink specials for the holiday, from Doe Donuts to Laurelhurst Market. Sláinte! For more ideas, check out our food and drink guide.

IRISH PUBS WITH ST. PATRICK'S DAY EVENTS AND SPECIALS

Clancy's Add to a List
Located in Sherwood's quaint Old Town district, this Irish bar serves hearty pub grub and tends to go all out for St. Patrick's Day with a special celebration. This year, they're hosting live music and festivities Add to a List from March 17-19.
Sherwood
Pickup, delivery, dine-in

Dullahan Irish Pub Add to a List
This family-friendly Irish pub in Lake Oswego will offer whiskey tastings, food and drink specials, live music, and face painting for kids.
Lake Oswego
Pickup, outdoor seating, or limited indoor seating

Katie O'Brien's Add to a List
The well-loved neighborhood dive will feature Irish stew, a marching band, live music, and more.
Kerns
Pickup, dine-in

Kells
Kells' St. Patrick's Day Festival Add to a List brings together house-brewed beers and local musicians playing traditional Irish tunes, including Irish Wolfhounds, Sami, Coming Up Threes, Hans and the Wanted, Flight of the Earls, Sami and the Groove, and Mbrascatu, plus some jaunty Irish dancing and bagpipe players, too. 
Nob Hill, Old Town-Chinatown
Pickup, dine-in

McMenamins
In addition to their proprietary Irish Stout, the chain of pubs and restaurants will also have a lineup of St. Patrick's Day specials through March 17, including Irish coffee, their single-malt Devil's Bit Whiskey 2022, "Irish Fries Are Smiling" (fries topped with cheese and ale sauce, bacon, sour cream, and green onions), Irish corned beef Reubens, Irish stew, colcannon, shepherd's pie, corned beef and cabbage, and stout ice cream floats. Specials vary by location.
Various locations
Pickup, delivery, dine-in

Paddy's Bar and Grill Add to a List
Downtown Portland's oldest Irish pub will host its annual St. Patrick's Day festival Add to a List , which features live Irish music, bagpipers, Irish dancers, corned beef and cabbage, Guinness beer, Kilbeggan Irish whiskey, and more. A portion of net proceeds will benefit the Children's Cancer Association.
Downtown
Pickup, delivery, dine-in

T.C. O'Leary's Add to a List
The beloved pub will feature a performance from the Yeates Irish Dancers at 12:30 pm, followed by Celtic music from the Portland Fire Fighters Pipes and Drums from 5-7 pm and Irish music from The Lads at 8 pm. The celebration will continue into the weekend with music from St. James's Gate on Friday and "Great Craic Karaoke" on Saturday.
Concordia
Pickup, dine-in

OTHER IRISH PUBS

Dublin Pub Add to a List
This Irish sports bar's menu includes plenty of holiday-appropriate fare, like corned beef on rye and "Irish nachos" with potatoes, bacon, and cheese.
Southwest
Pickup, delivery, dine-in

Duffy's Irish Pub Add to a List  
This pub in Milwaukie offers Irish whiskey, Guinness stout, and other favorites, plus Irish nachos and an outdoor patio.
Milwaukie
Pickup, dine-in

Shanahan's Pub and Grill Add to a List
Located in downtown Vancouver, this pub serves a menu of bar fare like corned beef, sandwiches, smoked chili, and "Shany's mac and cheese" (baked orecchiette with Irish cream cheddar sauce and Parmesan). Their adjoining bar "The Infirmary" features over 250 types of whiskey and other spirits.
Vancouver
Pickup, dine-in

FOOD AND DRINK SPECIALS

Bethany's Table Add to a List
You'll find Irish cuisine, whiskey, beer, and traditional songs led by Irish musician David Ingerson at this family-owned farm-to-table bistro.
Bethany
Pickup, dine-in

Doe Donuts Add to a List
Start off your morning with an Irish cream clover donut, filled with coffee cream and dipped in Jameson Irish whiskey glaze. The donuts are available through March 17-20. Quantities are limited; pre-orders can be made by emailing specialorders@doedonuts.com.
Hollywood District
Pickup, delivery

Ferment Brewing Co. Add to a List
If you're looking for a local alternative to the ever-ubiquitous Guinness, consider Ferment Brewing's newly released Nitro Dry Stout, one of the few nitro ales to be packaged in cans in the Pacific Northwest. A longtime staple at Ferment Brewing, the beer is "inspired by the midnight-black ales of Dublin" and is now being sold in cans for the first time.
Hood River
Pickup, dine-in

Grand Central Bakery
The bakery chain has you covered with its popular Irish soda bread made with orange zest, currants, and caraway, available in whole rounds (four servings) through March 17 and in single servings all month long.
Various locations
Pickup, delivery, dine-in

Harney Street Cafe Add to a List
This friendly neighborhood joint will serve up a special St. Patrick's Day weekend breakfast menu with a corned beef and mozzarella spinach omelet and green waffles and pancakes with whipped cream and sprinkles.
Sellwood
Pickup, dine-in

Laurelhurst Market Add to a List
The butcher shop and steakhouse is here to help you celebrate with a takeout meal for two that includes a spring greens and chicory salad, sliced corn beef au jus, colcannon mashed potatoes, glazed cipollini onions and heirloom carrots, and Irish stout chocolate cake with Bailey's buttercream. They'll also have corned beef by the pound and a corned beef sandwich special.
Kerns
Pickup, delivery, dine-in

Oscar's Add to a List
This St. Patrick's Day doubles as this plant-based restaurant's one-year anniversary, so they're marking the occasion with a special green mint oat milk shake, available all month long.
Brooklyn
Pickup, delivery, dine-in

Pacific Pie Company Add to a List
For March, this bakery is offering a minty grasshopper pie and the "Finnegan's cake" (made with Guinness and Bailey's Irish cream). 
Hosford-Abernethy
Pickup, delivery, dine-in

Piccone's Corner Add to a List
You've heard of corned beef, but have you heard of...corned pork? This whole-animal butcher shop and restaurant will be offering the specialty for the holiday.
Laurelhurst
Pickup, delivery, dine-in

Portland Potato Vodka Add to a List
The local vodka brand is sponsoring the Leprechaun Dash Add to a List in Tualatin, and several local neighborhood bars, including Cooper Mountain Ale Works, Three Mermaids Public House, JB O’Briens Irish Pub, Tualatin Station Bar and Grill, and La Industria, will feature St. Patrick's Day cocktail specials made with it on Saturday, March 19.
Various locations
Dine-in

Salt & Straw
The artisan ice shop rolled out its "Cereal-sly" series, a series of nostalgic flavors inspired by breakfast cereals, for March. The lineup includes Pots of Gold and Rainbows, a fan-favorite flavor with a cereal milk base studded with real Lucky Charms marshmallows.
Nob Hill, Vernon, Lake Oswego, Richmond
Pickup, delivery, dine-in

Steeplejack Brewing Company Add to a List
Tuck into a classic corned beef dinner complemented by a half and half (Guinness and ale). Other cocktail specials will also be available.
Sullivan's Gulch
Pickup, dine-in

Tabor Tavern Add to a List
The laidback gastropub will serve a special holiday menu that includes pierogies, bangers and mash, corned beef and cabbage, draft Irish stout with a shot of Jameson or Bushmills whiskey, Guinness, Red Breast Irish whiskey, and hot cocoa with Irish whiskey and Bailey's.
Mount Tabor
Pickup, dine-in

Thirsty Bird Add to a List
This recently opened bar inside Metalwood Salvage Add to a List is throwing a St. Patrick's Day bash Add to a List with $5 pints and Irish-themed tracks courtesy of DJ What-Knot. $1 from each pint will be donated to Ukraine relief efforts.
Cully
Pickup, dine-in

Thirsty Lion Gastropub
The gastropub chain has a limited-time St. Patrick's Day menu available through March 17, with Irish-inspired dishes like bacon cheddar potato cakes, Scotch eggs, corned beef mac and cheese, shepherd's pie, Reuben sandwiches, and whiskey Bing cherry bread pudding. Drinks include Irish mules, Irish old fashioneds, and Irish whiskey flights—$1 from each drink will go towards the St. Baldrick's Foundation's efforts to fight childhood cancer. To add to the festive atmosphere, the Tigard location will host a performance from the Murray School of Irish Dancing from 4-4:30 pm, and the Hillsboro location will host a performance from the Oregon Irish Dance Academy from 5:30-6 pm.
Tigard, Hillsboro
Pickup, delivery, dine-in

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