Chicago and St. Patrick’s Day goes hand-and-hand.
Second, only to Boston, there may be no other city in America that celebrates the luck of the Irish as much as Chicago does, and there will be a plethora of restaurants and bars that will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the Windy City. If you’re looking for a spot to dine on great Irish fare or drink great beer with your friends, here are the five best bars and restaurants to do St. Patrick’s Day right in Chicago.
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro
3905 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60613
In North Center, this is the pub to visit for an epic night out on St. Patrick’s Day. That bar is Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro, a place where you can fill your belly with the best Irish cuisine money can buy, and drink the coldest beer that Chicago can produce.
29 W. Hubbard St., Chicago, IL 60654
For a great time on St. Patrick’s Day, make a beeline to the Near North Side. Here lies O’Callahan’s, one of the best pubs in the city to enjoy great Irish cuisine and down some great Irish beers. Life doesn’t get any better than O’Callaghan’s.
WIlde Bar & Restaurant
3130 N. Broadway St., Chicago, IL 60657
In the Lakeview neighborhood, this pub will outclass all others on St. Patrick’s Day. The Wilde Bar & Restaurant will warm your heart if you’re into Irish Pubs, that’s because this place not only has great food and awesome beer, but it has an atmosphere that will be one of the livest in Chicago on this epic day.
661 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654
The name may strike you somewhat, but this is one of the best Irish pubs in the Windy City. The Kerryman is a homey Near North Side spot that will make for a good home base for any great St. Patrick’s Day celebration with their awesome food and ultra-cold beer.
Chief O’Neill’s Pub & Restaurant
3471 N. Elston Ave., Chicago, IL 60618
Whether it’s for lunch or a night out on the town, this pub should be one of your stops on St. Patrick’s Day. Chief O’Neill’s Pub & Restaurant is simply one of the best the Windy City has to offer with great cuisine, cold beer, and all of the charms an Irish Pub can contain. It’s one of the best, and your St. Patrick’s Day won’t be complete without a visit to this bar.