Go-To Restaurant Guide For St. Patrick’s Day Dining

Irish 31 Pubhouse and Eatery

  • 1611 W. Swann Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33606

In the heart of Hyde Park Village in South Tampa, Irish 31 has their own take on Irish cuisine no matter what time of year it is! Their signature “Boxty” is homemade mashed potatoes that are rolled in breadcrumbs and then fried and then baked and served with a side of sauce. The Boxty comes in quite a few varieties but the Corned Beef and Cabbage Boxty (filled with the signature duo and Emerald Isla Sauce) and the Shepherd’s Pie Boxty  (filled with Shepherd’s Pie and served with a side of gravy) are two of the most popular and appropriate flavors for St. Patrick’s Day. If you are looking for something a little bit more traditional, try the Reuben Sandwich, the Corned Beef and Turkey Club, the Irish 31 Fish and Chips, the Size of Ireland Pot Pie, and the Pie of Shepherd. For a dessert option, try the Irish Cream Cheesecake or the Irish 31’s Bread Pudding. If you are going to Irish 31 for brunch, try the Irish Toast or the Irish Benedict.

James Joyce Irish Pub

  • 1724 E. 8th Avenue, Ybor City, Florida 33605

Ybor City’s James Joyce Irish Pub has a Guinness inspired menu that features Corned Beef Sliders, a Jameson BBQ Burger, the Guinness Mushroom Swiss Burger and the Reuben are just a few entrees to choose from. The Irish Fries will start your meal off, topped with cheese, bacon, tomatoes, jalapenos and onions and served with ranch. Other entrees that won’t disappoint are the Fish N Chips, Guinness Beef Stew and the Guinness Glazed Chicken.

MacDinton’s Irish Pub and Restaurant

  • 242 1st Avenue North, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701

MacDinton’s Irish Pub and Restaurant has two locations in the Tampa Bay area, with the St. Petersburg location being the most convenient for those who live in Pinellas County. The signature Mac Reuben and the Shepherd’s Pie Sliders are great options to match up with a pint. The Fish N Chips, Bangers and Mash which includes Irish Sausage and their most notable menu items the Irish Egg Rolls (filled with corned beef, cabbage and Swiss cheese) and Irish Nachos (featuring the signature Gaelic Chips,beer inspired cheese and plenty of other toppings).




  • 107 South Franklin Street, Tampa, Florida 33602


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