Best bars and restaurants to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in St. Louis

St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday that has special meaning in St. Louis.

It is the time of year when the bars and restaurants of this city roll out the green carpet and welcome all those who want to celebrate the day of the Irish. If this is you, here are the five best Irish pubs that you should visit on St. Patrick’s Day in St. Louis.

Molly Darcy’s
26 N. Meramec Ave., St. Louis, MO 63105
(314) 863-8400

This small pub in the Clayton neighborhood will produce big fun on St. Patrick’s Day. Molly Darcy’s has that Irish charm that no one can’t resist, and it will be made even better when you drink the bar’s many Irish drinks, which are simply too good to pass up.

Llywelyn’s Pub
4747 McPherson Ave., St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 361-3003

In the up-and-coming Central West End, this pub has enjoyed its status as the neighborhood Irish bar. Llwelyn’s Pub has a lively factor that will provide all those who enter with a great night out, and that’s before you start taking on the pub's numerous beers and drinks that will get everyone in a festive mood on the day of the Irish.

Maggie O’Brien’s
2000 Market St., St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 421-1388

When it comes to the discussion of great Irish pubs in St. Louis, downtown shouldn’t be left out of the mix. Here you will find Maggie O’Brien’s, a small Irish pub/sports bar that will leave you with a wonderful impression of the Irish.

O’Connell’s Pub
4652 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 773-6600

Although this isn’t your typical Irish pub, this is still one of the best spots in the city to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day. O’Connell’s Pub in Southwest Garden has always been one of the best spots to celebrate the day of the Irish, and this year won’t be any different.

John F. McGurk Irish Pub
1200 Russell Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 776-8309

We can’t end this list without shouting out one of the best Irish pubs in America. John F. McGurk Irish Pub has long been one of the best pubs to do St. Patrick’s Day in St. Louis, with its dark, but fun atmosphere and awesome Irish beer and drinks. Simply pub, this bar is the OG of Irish pubs in St. Louis.