If you’re not sure where you want to dine or drink, but know it probably won’t happen at home, here are 10 Chains who have already launched the St. Patrick’s Day promotions.
From breakfast and brunch spreads to traditional Irish cuisine like corned beef and fish and chips, you’re sure to find an interesting consideration below.
Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar
Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar is offering two $5 “Saintly Sips” for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.
The first is the Tipsy Leprechaun, a green drink made with Jameson Irish Whiskey, melon liqueur, blue curacao, sweet and sour lemon-lime soda and golden sugar. The second sip is the Pot O’ Gold Colada, a bright yellow piña colada made with Captain Morgan rum and a mango blender.
Bar Louie, an American chain of gourmet bars and restaurants, is hosting a “Celebration of O’riginal St. Paddy” at its more than 70 locations across the United States.
The chain is serving green beer, $3 Jameson Irish Whiskey sidecars, Irish Slammer cocktails and glasses of Guinness beer until March 19. An email sent to FOX Business says participating venues will have “live music and swag” provided by Guinness.
Bar Louie is also accepting entries for its Ireland holiday giveaway for the entire month of March. Contest entrants can enter for a chance to win a trip to Dublin for two on the Bar Louie app. Qualified entrants must download the Bar Louie app and join the Louie Nation rewards program to enter their name.
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Bennigan’s, an Irish pub-themed restaurant chain, is hosting a month-long celebration in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Customers visiting the chain, which has locations in select cities in Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, North Dakota, Ohio and Texas, will be able to order a special “Blarney Blast” in March.
The menu includes a Reuben burger with ground corned beef, sauerkraut and Swiss cheese on rye bread; basket of beer-battered fish and chips served with coleslaw and jalapeño tartar sauce; and an egg roll dish filled with chicken, sweet corn, black beans, fresh herbs, and a cream sauce of peppers and pineapple. The chain’s colorful drinks menu includes an Irish Eyes Martini, a Celtic Rita, a Blarney Stone Kiss, Samuel Adams Boston Lager and Cupcake Chardonnay.
During St. Patrick’s Day week, Bennigan’s also serves green beer, corned beef, and cabbage and beer soup while supplies last.
Chili’s Grill & Bar
Chili’s Grill & Bar $5 Margarita of the month is a drink called Lucky Jameson. Throughout March, customers can order this alcoholic beverage made with Jameson Irish Whiskey, Lunazul Tequila, Triple Sec, and Fresh Sour.
Lucky Ice Cream from Cold Stone Creamery
Looking for a dessert for Saint Patrick’s Day? Cold Stone Creamery offers two treats inspired by General Mills’ Lucky Charms cereal-based breakfast treats.
The first is the Ice Cream at the End of the Rainbow cone, which is a specially made Lucky Charms ice cream topped with Lucky Charms marshmallows, whipped cream and golden sprinkles, all served in a green waffle cone.
The second ice cream option is the Sprinkled with Charms milkshake, which is a mixed cup of Lucky Charms ice cream topped with whipped cream, Lucky Charms marshmallows, and golden sprinkles — in that order.
Both limited-time offers will be available at participating Cold Stone stores through March 31.
Ess-a-Bagel and Bailey’s Irish Cream Liqueur
Famous New York bagel shop Ess-a-Bagel has teamed up with Bailey’s Irish Cream Liqueur to bring a Baileys x Ess-a-Bagel brunch box to life for St. Patrick’s Day.
The exclusive Goldbelly Holiday Brunch Box can be delivered anywhere in the United States and includes 12 green bagels, half a pound of cream cheese infused with the flavor of Baileys Original Irish Cream Liqueur (non-alcoholic), a spreader of cream cheese, a pound of Nova lox, half a pound of cream cheese of your choice, a bag of Lavazza ¡Tierra! Bio Planet coffee and six mini green and white cookies.
Customers have until March 17 to place their orders for the $159.95 box. Free delivery is included.
Del Taco is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a free guacamole deal that Del Yeah! Rewards members can redeem through the Del Taco app on March 17. Offer good for two or three extra scoops of Fresh Guac on any item.
Donut chain Krispy Kreme has launched a collection of donuts for St. Patrick’s Day that will be available until March 17.
The four-piece collection includes a “Lenny Leprechaun” glazed donut that features a fondant hat and leprechaun face made of icing, a “Luck O’ the Rainbow” glazed donut that is dipped in green icing and sprinkled and topped with a rainbow sugar candy chunk, a Kreme-filled “St. Patrick’s Shamrock” donut that’s dipped in white icing and topped with clover sprinkles, and a glazed “St. Patrick’s Sprinkle” donut that’s dipped in a green icing and topped with green and white sprinkles.
Krispy Kreme is offering free shipping on all donut orders through St. Patrick’s Day.
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Seafood Restaurants McCormick & Schmick’s Inc.
McCormick & Schmick’s, an American chain of seafood and steak restaurants, is getting in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with a special holiday menu at its more than two dozen locations.
The chain serves $6 fish and chips with coleslaw and a Guinness beer; $6 Guinness mussels made with garlic, shallots, butter, diced Roma tomatoes, toast and a Guinness beer; $6 corned beef sliders with caramelized onions and Swiss cheese; and $6 corned beef and cabbage with mashed potatoes.
McCormick & Schmick’s festive bar offerings include a “Black & Blue Beer Blend” made with Blue Moon Draft and Guinness Draft, Irish Mule, Nutty Irish Old Fashioned, Irish Coffee, Razz + Stout and Jameson Shots at $5.
If you need to start St. Patrick’s Day with a caffeine fix, Tim Hortons has a new Irish Cream Cold Brew and Irish Cream Iced Latte available March through June 5, while supplies last.
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