Irish Pubs and Events Near The Sagamore

If you are looking to get into the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, there is no better way to do it then visiting a local pub for some authentic Irish food! The Upper West Side neighborhood is lucky enough to have a few places that will be whipping up Irish cuisine in celebration. The Sagamore residents are just minutes away from McAleer’s Irish Pubs.

Whether your roots trace back to Irish heritage or not, St. Patrick’s Day is fun for all to celebrate–partially because of all the food! McAleer’s Irish Pub has delicious meals and specials all throughout the week! Lucky for Upper West Side locals this isn’t just for St. Patrick’s Day either, but their specials go year round! If you miss the chance to stop by this week, make sure to one day soon.

McAleer’s is just a few blocks away from The Sagamore on 80th street and is open late! During the day they serve lunch specials where you can take your pick of a few things if you’re stumbling on what delicious Irish dish to try! Their Saturday and Sunday brunch specials offer $5 Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas and delicious options such as Bailey’s Irish Cream Pancakes, Homemade Corned Beef Hash and Eggs and Steak and Eggs.

All of their late night drink and food specials can be found here. You can also look at their main  website for more information about one of  NYC’s best–and oldest family owned Irish Pub, just minutes from The Sagamore!

The Parlour will also be serving up food and drink specials all week for St. Patrick’s Day! St. Patty’s week they will be offering $12 cornbeef and cabbage platters (except the 17th). St. Patrick’s Eve you can drop in for some Karaoke to hear–or sing– some traditional Irish music. Visit their website to learn more about all the St. Patrick’s Day fun!

Here are some more great places to celebrate St. Patty’s Day on the Upper West Side!

Dublin House

St. James gate

George Keeley’s

Drinks on the Upper West Side

Bottoms up, UWS! A new study found bars on the Upper West Side ranked among the top 10 citywide for beer selection, with a handful of pubs earning high marks for styles of beer offered, largest menu and rarest brews.

 An analytics company, DataScope, surveyed 270 brewpubs, bars, restaurants, beer stores and breweries across the city that have posted their suds selections on www.Beermenus.com. Upper West Side spots ranked among the top 10 on a bunch of lists, with Broadway Dive at 2662 Broadway and West 101st Street landing in the top four on each list.

 Beer isn’t all the UWS is getting high remarks for though. If you’re looking for some great places for a fantastic cocktail, take a shot at any of these Upper West Side hangouts listed below:

 Manhattan Cricket Club – 226 W 79th St (btwn Broadway & Amsterdam)

This Speakeasy has a great atmosphere, with happy hour 2 for 1 deals, some dollar oysters, and a fantastic Old Fashioned.

Jacob’s Pickles – 509 Amsterdam Ave (btwn 84th & 85th St.)

This place has a more southern/soul food vibe, with great cocktails and…pickles!

Shalel Lounge –  65 W 70th St (Columbus Ave)

A fun lounge to try some inventive cocktails and tasty Moroccan meals.

 The Mermaid Inn 568 Amsterdam Ave (btwn W 87th & W 88th St)

This seafood restaurant has one of the best Bloody Mary’s – give it a try!