Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Celebrating St. Patty's Day Downtown Elgin Style

Top o' the mornin' to you, me lads and lasses! 'Tis a fine day to be paintin' the town a nice shade of Leprechaun green, celebratin' St. Patty's Day and enjoyin' some lovely Irish fare from our Downtown Elgin establishments with food and drink specials that'll make ya feel like you've stumbled upon the Pot of Gold at the end of the Rainbow...and that's no malarkey!

Be sure to check out these St. Patrick's Day specials that are sure to keep your Irish eyes a smilin':

Elgin Public House
219 E. Chicago Street, Elgin
(847) 468-8810

Winter's icy grip is almost past! Now would be a great time to shake off those last few icicles with an Irish coffee or a pint of Guinness; both appropriate for the month of March! Irish Beer Specials, Irish Sessions, Irish Dinner pairing and Irish music are sure to keep your Irish Eyes Smiling. Slainte to a great Irish month!

March 12 - Guinness Girls

Our kick-off to the Greenest month...yet another reason to toast with a glass of The Emerald Isle's official beer!

March 14 - Irish Sessions

Quickly becoming a staple at EPH. May the Road Rise to Meet You as you take in genuine Irish performances or join in if you wish.

March 17 - St. Patty's Day with Liberty's Teeth
It is a well known fact that Corned Beef and Bagpipes go together. Not only will you bask in authentic Irish music, but rest assured, Liberty's Teeth will be bringing the most well-known sounds of classic rock.

March 21 - Irish Flair Brunch

March 23 - Guinness and Jameson Dinner Pairing

Red Bar Winery & Bistro
74 S. Grove Avenue, Elgin
(847) 695-1659

You don't need the luck of the Irish to experience the best food in town! Join us for some great Irish beer and Shepherd's Pie, Irish beer and Corned Beef & Cabbage, Irish beer and...Irish beer!

Food and drink specials from Friday, March 12 to Wednesday, March 17!

Oak Crest Residence & Atrium Apartments Community Dinner

204 S. State Street, Elgin
(847) 742-2255

You are invited to join us at The Cellar Pub on Monday, March 15 at 6pm, for a "green" dinner! Fare will include:

"Everything's green" salad & soup starter table
Traditional Irish corned beef & cabbage
Crispy golden fried shrimp
Chocolate chip mint ice cream

Call for reservations. Valet parking available.

Gasthaus Bar & Grill
15 N. Grove Avenue, Elgin
(847) 695-8828

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with $3 Guinness pints, $4 Jameson shots, $3 Black & Tans or Black & Blues, $5 Irish Car Bombs, $5 Corned Beef Sandwich & Fries, beads and prizes!

Douglas Street Sports Bar & Grill
231 Douglas Avenue, Elgin
(847) 695-5659

Celebrate St. Patty's Day all week long with drink and food specials!

Come try our Corned Beef & Cabbage, our new Reuben Soup or perhaps some Shepherd's Pie - ALL AT SPECIAL PRICES!

Martini Room
161 E. Chicago Street, Elgin
(847) 741-0349

Go green at Martini Room's St. Patrick's Day Green Weekend by saving some "green" on all Green Martinis!

Choose from:

Mermaid - a concoction of tropical flavors including Malibu Mango and Malibu Pineapple Rum with melon liqueur and pineapple juice

Emerald Martini - Beefeater Gin shaken with melon liqueur and blue curacao, lime juice and tonic water on top

Apple Martini - apple infused vodka with sour apple schnapps

Zen Sensation Martini - citron infused vodka with Zen Green Tea liqueur and a touch of lime juice

Remember that we are open until 3am on both Friday and Saturday! Show off your Irish spirit by wearing something green and you will receive a business card worth $2 off your next visit!

Colonial Cafe
600 S. McLean Boulevard
(847) 888-3939

Enjoy St. Patrick's Day specials - ALL MONTH LONG - including:

Jr. Green Eggs & Ham - with scrambled egg (1), diced ham and mini pancakes (3)

Icelandic Cod on Fridays - hand battered and served with slaw

St. Patrick's Special - Corned Beef & Cabbage while supplies last on March 17 only

Green Mint Chip Shakes - available anytime!