St. Patrick’s Day 2021: Corned beef, green beer & drink specials in Tucson

A few local spots are offering some lucky specials.

With the early weekend celebrations over with, some are still searching for a pot of gold/an opportunity to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year.

Whether you’re looking for a bite of corned beef or simply a place you can spend time with those wearing or not wearing green, take a gander at some of what the city has to offer.

1912 Brewing Company

2045 N. Forbes Blvd., Suite 105
1912 Brewing Company

Photo courtesy of 1912 Brewing Company on Instagram

The brewery is bringing back one of its favorite beers, The Irish Sobriety, to pay tribute to its owners and head brewers’ Irish heritage. The beer is Weapons Check Red Ale infused with Teeling Irish Whiskey and locally made Oak Staves.

You’ll also be able to pair it with a plate of Corned Beef and Cabbage by Chef Chic. The taproom is opening at 1 p.m. and the patio opens for dining at 3 p.m.

For more information, visit 1912 Brewing Company on Facebook

Casino Del Sol

5655 W. Valencia Rd.

The casino is celebrating the holiday with a few deals at a couple of its restaurants, along with drink specials you can find spread all around.

PY Steakhouse

Visit the steakhouse for House Corned Prime Arizona Beef with braised local cabbage, roasted peewee potatoes, crispy onion ring, and whole grain mustard jus for $25.

Moby’s

The restaurant is serving up Corned Beef and Braised Cabbage with mashed potatoes and whole grain mustard jus for $14.

Casino-wide drink specials
  • $5 Teeling Irish Whiskey Drinks
  • $3 Green St. Patrick’s Day Beer
  • $3 Heineken Bottles
  • $6.25 Guinness

For more information, visit casinodelsol.com.

Cobra Arcade Bar

63 E. Congress St.
Garbage Pail Kid cocktail at Cobra Arcade Bar (Credit: Melissa Stihl)

Garbage Pail Kid cocktail at Cobra Arcade Bar (Credit: Melissa Stihl)

From 9 p.m. – 2 a.m., the downtown bar and arcade is celebrating the holiday with drink specials, music, and nostalgic video games with no cover charge, too.

For more information, visit Cobra Arcade on Facebook.  

Crooked Tooth Brewing Company

228 E. Sixth St.
Crooked Tooth Brewing Compay

Photo by Tony Zamorano

The brewery is opening up earlier than usual for the holiday — noon — and offering Happy Hour all day, pouring pints of green beer from open to close, and providing a special buy-one-get-one half-off sale for green beer in 32-ounce crowlers.

Then, to top it all off, Mike Kanne will be performing live on Crooked Tooth’s Facebook at 6 p.m.

For more information, visit Crooked Tooth Brewing on Facebook

Frog & Firkin

874 E. University Blvd.
Frog & Firkin (Credit: Frog & Firkin Facebook Page)

Frog & Firkin (Credit: Frog & Firkin Facebook Page)

The Irish pub is opening early at 9 a.m. on St. Patrick’s Day, and offering drink specials, green beer, and all of the above when it comes to your typical, exciting celebration.

For more information, visit Frog & Firkin on Facebook

Hotel Congress

311 E. Congress St.
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Hotel Congress is hosting a “civilized” St. Patrick’s Day celebration on the Plaza on Wednesday, March 17.

You’ll find some food and drink specials soundtracked by DJ PC Party — spinning great Irish favorites and more and ending with a 10 p.m. Great Guinness Toast. All this will take place safely on the outdoor plaza with limited capacity and COVID protocols in place.

For more information, visit hotelcongress.com.

The Hut Tucson

305 N. Fourth Ave.
(Credit: The Hut)

(Credit: The Hut)

The Hut celebrated over the weekend, but they’ve also got a lineup of live music scheduled for this Wednesday.

  • 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Bad Influence
  • 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. – CW Tubbs Band
  • 5 – 8 p.m. – Funky Bonz
  • 8:30 – 11:30 p.m. – Murphy’s Lawyers

For more information, visit The Hut on Facebook

John Henry’s

117 N. Sixth Ave.

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The downtown bar is celebrating one year since they shut its doors indefinitely last year with Irish whiskey specials, $5 Green Tea Shots, grub provided by BWQ BBQ, and music by DJ Impeccable.

For more information, visit John Henry’s on Instagram.

Jonathan’s Cork

6320 E. Tanque Verde Rd.
Jonathan's Cork

Photo courtesy of Jonathan’s Cork on Facebook

The restaurant is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a corned beef dinner out on their patio or for to-go.

Reservations start at 4 p.m. and pick up is between 4 – 5:30 p.m.

For more information, visit Jonathan’s Cork on Facebook.

O’Malley’s on Fourth

247 N. Fourth Ave.
(Credit: O'Malleys Bar and Grill)

(Credit: O’Malleys Bar and Grill)

You’ll find drink specials from noon – 2 a.m. this St. Patrick’s Day.

P.S. They’ve got a huge selection of Irish whiskeys to tickle your fancy.

For more information, visit O’Malley’s on Facebook

The Parish

6453 N. Oracle Rd.
Jalisco Holy Water at the Parish (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Jalisco Holy Water at the Parish (Credit: Jackie Tran)

The Parish is serving up corned beef and cabbage on St. Patricks’ Day — while supplies last — from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. You can also order it to-go if you’d prefer to stay home.

Also, the Guinness will be flowing and fun-themed cocktails will be on the menu, too.

For more information, visit theparishtucson.com.

Putney’s Pitstop

6090 N. Oracle Rd.

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The sports bar is offering $5 Guinness, $5 Kiltlifter, $2 Jell-O shots, $12 Corned Beef and Cabbage, and more. Plus, they’ll have live music on the patio from 4 – 9 p.m., Green beer, and Paddy’s Irish Whiskey promos.

For more information, visit Putney’s Pitstop on Facebook

Union Public House

4340 N. Campbell Ave., Suite 100
Angel's Envy Whiskey at Union Public House (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Whiskey (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Union is combining their weekly “Whiskey Wednesday” celebration with a St. Patrick’s Day party.

They’re serving up Corned Beef and Cabbage, which is house-brined brisket, boiled potatoes, carrots, cabbage, and violet mustard sauce for $22. Plus, there’s going to be half-off whiskey all day.

In addition, Proof and Reforma are offering the whiskey special, too.

For more information, visit uniontucson.com.

Wild Garlic Grill

2870 E. Skyline Dr.
Assorted cocktails at Wild Garlic Grill (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Assorted cocktails at Wild Garlic Grill (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Aside from the delicious cuisine coming out of the kitchen, the restaurant is hosting live music on St. Patrick’s Day from 6 – 8 p.m. The jazz quartet Little House of Funk will be providing the tunes for the evening.

For more information, visit Wild Garlic Grill on Facebook. 

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