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

Irish Pubs Around the Upper West Side

There are several spots here on the Upper West Side where you can tap into your Irish Spirit and stop by to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year! Here are a few suggestions of local spots close by to The Sagamore for our residents to check out.


McAleer’s Pub: Located on Amsterdam and 80th, this Irish pub is just a few minutes away for our Sagamore residents. They opened their doors 60 years ago when two cousins from Ireland decided they wanted a community place for family and friends to gather. They know great Irish food and great music. If you are looking to just stop by for some drinks grab a pint of Guinness or check out their food menu for some Irish dishes.


St. James Gate: Just steps away from The Sagamore on Amsterdam and 81st, St. James is another great spot to stop by this St. Patty’s Day or any time! Referring to themselves as a “classic Irish pub with a modern twist,” this pub is known for their authentic Irish cuisine. You’ll find Corned Beef and Cabbage, Guinness Stew, Celtic Irish Soup and more on their main menu.


The Dead Poet: This unique NYC Irish pub is right here on the Upper West Side! They aim to tap into the Irish heritage by serving authentic Irish food and of course Guinness. What makes this local spot stand out from the others, is the owner’s love of literature which has become a major theme of the bar. Guests can celebrate the work of Irish, American and other poets from all around the world while enjoying a house cocktail They are known for their creativity such as the Godot cocktail which mixes Guinness and Goose island the Dubliner mixing harp lager and Guinness. You can check out their full menu for all the creative drink specials and food.


McAleer’s Pub

425 Amsterdam Ave

New York, NY 10024


St. James Gate

441 Amsterdam Ave

New York, NY 10024


The Dead Poet

450 Amsterdam Ave 2

New York, NY 10024