It's no secret that we're a big fan of pink. But when St. Patrick's Day rolls around, the green machine kicks into action. This year we've rounded up our favorite local Irish pubs and restaurants from San Francisco down to San Jose. Grab your lucky four leaf clover and check out the list below.
Copper Kettle Irish Cafe - Start your St. Patrick's Day morning with a quick Irish bite. Copper Kettle Irish Cafe has all the goods, from corned beef hash to homemade Irish bread.
The Dubliner - Recently featured on a documentary called "San Francisco 2.0," the Dubliner is the perfect pub to get your night going. It features 14 beers on tap and lots of bar space to go around.
Maggie McGarry's - Heading to North Beach this Friday? Celebrate St. Patrick's with an authentic Irish pub experience at Maggie's. Grab a pint and rock out to live Irish music until closing.
The Liberties - For 17 years, The Liberties has called the Mission district its home. Order some food at the bar, quench your thirst with a Guinness, and settle in with the neighborhood.
Johnny Foley's - Need a quick break from the pub crawl? Head to Johnny Foley's for live music, warm service, and a delish take on modern or classic Irish meals!
O'Flaherty's - Start your night in the heart of downtown, San Jose. O'Flaherty's is located in San Pedro Square Market and features an astonishing 54 beers on tap.
Rosie McCann's - An Irish pub with homemade flare, Rosie McCann's will be doing St. Paddy's Day right with corned beef cabbage, shepherd pie, guinness, and live music.
Fibbar MaGees - Get your pub grub on with St. Patrick's Day specials and a performances from Green Irish Dancing Academy at 4 PM.
St. Stephen's Green - Head a little north to Mountain View where St. Stephen's Green Sports Bar will welcome you with a big chest bump. With an outdoor patio and large screen TVs, you can grab a pint while cheering on your favorite team.
Molly MaGees - While you're in Mountain View, check out Molly MaGees where two DJs will be hitting the floor along with half-priced select whiskies!
And remember, don't rely on luck to get home. Request a Lyft ride and get home safely. Happy St. Patrick's Day, Bay Area!