Irish eateries you’ll want to enjoy on your St. Patrick’s Day

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by Isabella Abbott | staff writer

March 17, 2022

Don’t know where to go for your St. Patrick’s Day festivities? These pubs and restaurants will be open today so you can celebrate the luck of the Irish.

Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle

 Located at 2329 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA,  Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle is the perfect place for St. Patrick’s Day goers to attend.  

This quaint Irish pub is known for being the heart of Ireland in the heart of the Strip, and is also favored for its Irish entertainment, food and beverage. 

With live music three nights a week, acoustic entertainment five times a week and Irish music all day Thursday, this is the pub to go to for the holiday. 

McFadden’s Restaurant and Saloon

A spacious and buzzy Irish joint with multiple bars and traditional eats, McFadden’s is the place to be this weekend in Pittsburgh.  

Located at 211 North Shore Drive, this landmark pub is great for any type of party. Join your friends and family here for St. Patrick’s Day and enjoy the Pittsburgh skyline from the outdoor patio. 

Riley’s Pour House

The home of Pittsburgh’s best Reuben, Riley’s Pour House is having its annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration with entertainment throughout the night. 

Their lineup for Thursday includes President of the Ireland Institute Jim Lamb performing from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m., Irish musician Murphy Givens from 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. and to end the night, Irish singer Mark Guiser from 7 p.m. -10:30 p.m. Go on over to 215 East Main Street in Carnegie for great Irish Reuben Rolls and great entertainment. 

Monterey Pub

Located in the North Side of Pittsburgh at 1227 Monterey Street, Monterey Pub gives people a little taste of Ireland in the Rust Belt of America. With a featured St. Paddy’s Day Menu including Shepard’s Pie and pretzels with cheese, this pub has it all for the holiday. In addition, it offers a piece of Ireland in Pittsburgh’s Mexican War Streets section. 

Mahoney’s Restaurant 

A little Irish gem of a restaurant can be found at 949 Liberty Avenue: Mahoney’s Restaurant.  

This casual and friendly venue has a wide variety of food ranging from burgers with blue cheese topped with sauteed onion, peppers, bacon and mushrooms to veal parmigiana. This menu has something for everyone, so all can enjoy an evening out together celebrating the holiday. 

It’s located directly across from the August Wilson Center in downtown Pittsburgh, and is a great location for St. Paddy’s Day. 

Sieb’s Pub

Family-owned and operated Irish pub, Sieb’s Pub, is known for its kind and warm-hearted owners who say you’re a customer when you walk in and then a friend when you leave. Anyone will feel welcome here in this family-oriented place whose food is made with home-made recipes. All the owner’s children are a part of the business and work to make a great neighborhood pub that can be your destination for the holiday. 

If any of these restaurants and pubs spark your interest, head down today and enjoy the Feast of St. Patrick!