Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at These Upper West Side Bars

We can’t wait for March 17 here on the Upper West Side, when we can celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with a pint of Guinness, a green ensemble and hopefully some luck of the Irish! No matter if you’re Dublin born-and-raised or you don’t have an ounce of Irish blood in you, there’s no excuse not to celebrate this fun holiday.

If you’re looking to take part in the festivities without venturing too far from your Sagamore apartment, you’re in luck – we have lots of nearby Irish bars that will do all of the prep and scene-setting for you. Thanks to these hotspots, you’ll feel like you’re celebrating in the Emerald Isle itself!

St. James Gate, located at 441 Amsterdam Ave, New York which is an eight minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, is a low-key eatery and bar with TVs, two floors and a modern American and Irish menu plus a few outdoor seats.

Since 2008, St. James Gate has been known as a classic Irish pub with a modern twist, where patrons can find delicious food and superb service. Join them for lunch and dinner daily as well as brunch on the weekends.

The Dead Poet, located at 450 Amsterdam Ave., New York which is an eight minute walk from your Gaslight Commons apartment, is a narrow, literary-themed Irish pub which whips up cocktails named after poets passed and food from a bar menu.

The atmosphere at The Dead Poet is amiable and upbeat, and their proficient staff makes everyone feel welcome. They will proudly fill your glass with one of their signature cocktails, a pint of premium draft beer, or a whiskey from their extensive Irish whiskey menu.

St. James Gate

441 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024

(212) 362-6202

The Dead Poet

450 Amsterdam Ave 2, New York, NY 10024

(212) 595-5670

Unwind at These Top-Notch Cocktail Bars on the Upper West Side

After a long holiday season, there’s nothing like a great Manhattan or Cosmopolitan to take the edge off and unwind as we get ready to tackle 2019. Here on the Upper West Side, that’s made easy due to the many amazing bars in the area.

Many of these top-notch bars are housed in cool, inviting digs and have great menus for cocktails that only the seasoned bartender could create! If that sounds good to you, then stop by some of these bars near your Sagamore apartment.

Prohibition, located at 503 Columbus Ave, New York which is a nine minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, is a a lively lounge with Jazz Age-themed decor, a long cocktail list and free nightly music performances.

Since their inception in 1996, Prohibition NYC has been a staple on the Upper West Side, offering something for everyone in a cool, classy setting with a retro prohibition vibe. In the last 20 years, they’ve had hundreds of musicians grace their stage playing everything from rock to pop, reggae to hip hop, jazz to soul – and you never know who might show up for Open Mic Night!

Vanguard Wine Bar, located at 189 Amsterdam Ave, New York which is six minutes from your Sagamore apartment, is a neighborhood spot offering French wine and small plates amid marble-topped tables and subway tiles.

Vanguard is that ever-sought-after idyllic wine bar that balances good drinks with approachable, contemporary small plates. Plus, the wine list speaks directly to casual drinkers as well, since its broken approachably up by color, body, and taste.


503 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10024

(212) 579-3100


Vanguard Wine Bar

189 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10023

(212) 799-9463