What To Do, Drink, And Where To Go On St. Patrick's Day In Westchester

The food, festivities, and—of course—drinks you can't miss out on. Sláinte!


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Photo by Larry Blucher

An old Irish proverb reads, “It's easy to halve the potato where there is love.” With St. Patrick's Day coming up, we've rounded up the best things we love to do, see, eat, and drink around the county. With these good eats available, of course, sharing your potato is optional.

 

Spillane Group Restaurants

The Spillane trio of restaurants is offering the traditional Irish fare you’d expect from these popular restaurants, no green required. Mickey, Molly, and Maggie’s will all offer traditional Irish music alongside their specials. Both Molly’s and Mickey’s serve as the official celebration spots for their town’s holiday parades. 

Mickey Spillane's

431 White Plains Rd
Eastchester
​(914) 395- 3838; mickeyspillanes.com

Molly Spillane’s

211 Mamoraneck Ave
Mamaroneck
​(914) 899-3130; mollyspillanes.com

Maggie Spillane’s

571 Gramatan Ave
Mount Vernon
(914) 699-8900; maggiespillanes.com

 

One of Emma's famous burgers.

Emma’s Ale House

Emma’s Ale House is White Plain’s official after party spot for the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade on March 12 and plans to celebrate with live bagpipe performances. This Best of Westchester-winning restaurant will also serve special dishes like corn beef cabbage sliders. Traditional Irish music will play on the holiday.

68 Gedney Way
White Plains
(914) 683-3662; emmasalehouse.com

 

The Butcher's Fancy

While many establishments offer a few Irish specials when St. Patrick’s Day roll around, Butcher’s Fancy specializes in Irish delicacies year round. This Yonkers establishment isn’t a restaurant, but that doesn’t stop them from serving some of the best Irish boiled bacon and specialty imports around. 

961 Mclean Ave
Yonkers
(914) 237-8260; butchersfancy.com

 

Chocolations

Every holiday deserves to be celebrated with some sweets. Chocolations of Mamaroneck is the pot of chocolates at the end of the sweet rainbow. Holiday favorites include Baileys Irish Cream Truffles, Irish soda bread, and their clover shaped truffles.

607 E Boston Post Road
Mamaroneck
(914) 777-3600; chocolations.com

 

Garth Road Inn

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a live performance of traditional Irish music at the Garth Road Inn. The traditional Irish restaurant will feature staples like Shepherd’s pie.

96 Garth Rd
Scarsdale
​(914) 722-9472; thegarthroadinn.com

 

J.P. Doyle’s 

J.P. Doyle’s marks the finish line of the Sleepy Hollow/Tarrytown March 13 St. Paddy’s Day Parade—but it is where the party starts. On the day of the parade, J.P. Doyle’s has live music all day long and beer specials, and on St. Patrick’s Day visit for a taste of their special menu.

48 Beekman Ave
Sleepy Hollow
(914) 631-3015; jpdoyles.com

 

Yonkers Brewing Co.

You'd be hard-pressed to find a better place to spend St. Patrick's Day than a brewery. In the heart of Yonkers, YBC will be serving up food and drink specials all day long, along with special guest Jameson, who will be offering tastings of their new Limited Edition Caskmates IPA Whiskey.

92 Main St.
Yonkers
(914) 226-8327; yonkersbrewing.com

 

The Quiet Man Public House

Because one day is not enough, this old-school Irish Pub is celebrating “17 Days of St. Patrick’s Day” through March 18 with specials like Kegs and Eggs, Kilt Night, as well as music, giveaways, and drinks specials.

15 N. Division St
Peekskill
(914) 930-8230; thequietmanpublichouse.com

 

Peekskill Pub Crawl

For the truly adventurous (or just the indecisive), consider taking a pub crawl through nine different local bars, complete with food, friends, and music. The crawl will begin with kegs and eggs at the Peekskill Brewery before moving next door to Ollie & Chuck's Rainbow Grill, popping over by trolley to Brodie's Pub in neighboring Mohegan Lake, Sue's Sunset House for corned beef and cabbage, then River Outpost Brewing Co. at Factoria, Kyle's Pub, Gleason's, and then sauntering over to McDonald & Peacock Cider House and Birdsall House. And if you're still awake, Charlie Daniels is playing The Paramount.

 


Parades

Peekskill

Peekskill's Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade
Saturday, March 10 at 3 p.m.

Mamaroneck

Sound Shore St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Sunday, March 18 at 1:30 p.m. on Mamaroneck Ave

Yonkers
Yonkers St. Patrick's Day Parade
Saturday, March 24 at 1:00 p.m. on McLean Ave

Know about a great St. Patrick's Day event that isn't listed here? Email the details to events@westchestermagazine.com and we'll review it for our guide.

 

 

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