Where to Eat, Drink, and Be Irish in Westchester This St. Patrick's Day
The food, festivities, and — of course — drinks you can't miss out on.
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St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner! Deciding where to go and what to do can be a bit overwhelming with all the possible options, so we’ve made it easy for you by putting all in one spot. Here you can find parades in the area, as well as food and drink festivities to continue the party once the parades have finished.
White Plains St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Saturday, March 11 at 12 p.m. on Mamaroneck Road; Whiteplainsstpatricksday.com
28th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Saturday, March 11 at 3 p.m. on First Street
Mount Kisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Saturday, March 11 at 2:00 p.m. on Main Street and Moore Avenue; aohdiv16.org/st-patricks-day-parade.html
Eastchester St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Sunday, March 12 at 3:00 p.m. at Immaculate Conception; EastchesterIrish.org
Yonkers St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Saturday, March 18 at 1:00 p.m. on Mclean Avenue; YonkersStPatricksParade.org
Food and Drink
Spillane Group Restaurants
Head over to Mickey’s, Molly’s, or Maggie’s for all the Irish fare you can eat, including corned beef and cabbage. The trio will also carry Irish beers throughout the month of March as a continuation of the celebrations. On March 12, you can drop by Mickey Spillane’s after the Eastchester parade for a day of Irish events.
431 White Plains Rd
211 Mamoraneck Ave
571 Gramatan Ave
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The Butcher’s Fancy
For those of you who’d rather stay home and cook your own meal, The Butcher’s Family is the place to shop for all the ingredients for an Irish celebration. This one-stop shop is the number one place for Irish meats and groceries all year long.
961 Mclean Ave
(914) 237-8260; butchersfancy.com
At J.P Doyle’s, you can be sure to get all the traditional Irish beer you’d like to go along with all the Irish fare. Food specials will include corned beef and cabbage, Guinness Irish stew, and Shepard’s Pie.
48 Beekman Ave
(914) 631-3015; jpdoylsrestaurant.com
Vintage Lounge & Restaurant
This is the official after-party location for the White Plains St. Patrick’s Day parade. Vintage will offer a whole menu scattered with various Irish dishes, including corned beef on rye, bacon and cheddar potato skins, Reuben, corned beef and cabbage with boiled potatoes, and for dessert Irish whiskey bread pudding. Vintage will also be hosting the NYC-based, Celtic music group Shilelagh Law for some live music at 2 p.m.
171 Main St
(914) 328-5803; vintagebar.net
Emma’s Ale House
If you want to hear a live bagpipe performance while you celebrate St. Paddy’s Day, check out Emma’s Ale House. They'll have the performance after the White Plains parade, as well as feature a whole host of Irish food. The special menu will run on both St. Patrick’s Day and the Saturday of the White Plains parade. Dishes such as corned beef sliders, Shepard’s pie, corned beef on rye, and more will be offered. Also, a special Guinness float drink with Irish ice cream will be available to order.
68 Gedney Way
(914) 683-3662; emmasalehouse.com
Party at Rory Dolan’s after the Yonkers St. Patrick’s Day parade, one of the official after-party sites. A live performance by another NYC-based Celtic rock band, The Narrowbacks, will take place here. A typical Irish spread will be served all day long as well as many beer specials to choose from.
890 Mclean Ave
(914) 776-2946; www.rorydolans.com/
If you are looking for a little sweet treat to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day, Chocolations is the place to go. This Mamaroneck shop will feature holiday specials, like Bailey’s Irish Cream Truffles and Irish soda bread. Clover-shaped chocolate pops and special St. Patrick's Day cupcakes will also be available. Be warned; you must order the Irish soda bread before heading into the shop to pick it up.
607 E Boston Post Road
(914) 777-3600; chocolations.com