Where to Eat on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day calls for parades, pipe bands and pub crawls, but you can’t forget about the food. Take a taste of the luck o’ the Irish by celebrating St. Patrick’s Day Long Island style. These local restaurants are serving up generous helpings of festively Irish fare.

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Lily Flanagan’s Pub, Babylon

Start St. Patrick’s Day bright and early with a traditional Irish breakfast. Lily Flanagan’s will be open all day serving corned beef and cabbage, shepherd’s pie and Guinness stew. It’s not a party without Irish music, which is why the pub will have live tunes from 2pm until 3am. Plus, being steps away from the Babylon train station ensures for a safe and fun holiday. Go

Rowdy Hall, East Hampton

Grab yourself an Irish Mimosa and party with Anthony from WEHM Radio, who will be broadcasting live from 4-6pm. Rowdy Hall is also offering a prix fixe menu for lunch and dinner that includes Irish specialties such as potato cabbage soup, corned beef and cabbage, Guinness Stew, bangers and mash and Guinness and chocolate cheesecake. Can’t make it on Friday? The special Irish fare and drink specials go on all weekend. Go

Library Café, Farmingdale

Who says nachos can’t be Irish? Library Café is serving Irish nachos: crispy sliced potatoes, cheddar cheese, crispy bacon, tomatoes and jalapeños. For those into a more traditional Irish meal, the restaurant will also be serving corned beef and cabbage, shepherd’s pie, Guinness beef stew and bangers and mash. Go

That Meetball Place, Farmingdale

Have a ball this St. Patrick’s Day. That Meetball Place will have a special slider that includes a crispy corned beef ball, deep-fried and topped with spicy mustard and mozzarella served on a pretzel bun. Go

Paddy’s Loft, Massapequa

Voted Best Guinness on Long Island for 2017, Paddy’s Loft will not disappoint. Grab a pint of the black stuff and indulge in your favorite Irish meals. The restaurant has everything from corned beef and cabbage, Irish spring rolls and Irish smoked salmon to rich Irish soda bread and black and white pudding. Go

Cannon’s Blackthorn, Rockville Centre

The booths inside this Irish restaurant were handcrafted and imported directly from Ireland. For those who are Irish (and even those who aren’t), you’re sure to feel right at home in this pub known for its friendly service. Cannon’s Blackthorn will be offering a special menu complete with potato croquette, fish and chips, Dublin Whiskey Burger and bread pudding. Go

The Wantagh Inn, Wantagh

Diners can always depend on great food at The Wantagh Inn, especially on St. Patrick’s Day. Starting at noon, the restaurant will have Irish smoked salmon, potato leek, corned beef and cabbage, lamb stew, Shepherd’s pie and Bailey’s cream cheese cake. Go