Orlando is home to over a dozen Irish pubs and eateries that cater that are counting down the days to St. Patrick’s Day. While Mickey and the gang may not be joining the festivities, there’s still plenty of fun to be had outside of the Disney parks. If you’re ready to go green this St. Patrick’s Day, make like a leprechaun and settle in for your celebratory toast at any of these Irish pubs in Orlando:
St. Patrick’s Day at The Lucky Leprechaun Irish Pub, Orlando
Head over to International Drive for this popular Irish pub that’s become a favorite of locals and visitors alike. The Lucky Leprechaun serves over 20 domestic and imported beer, along with Irish menu classics such as homemade shepherd’s pie, fish sandwiches, and fish and chips platters. Head here for a great atmosphere and a classic Irish pub experience this St. Patrick’s Day.
St. Patrick’s Day at The Harp and Celt Irish Pub, Orlando
If you’re exploring downtown Orlando, don’t miss out on the fun at The Celt Irish Pub. This award-winning pub is home to an elegant dining room (The Harp) and the rowdy Irish pub (The Celt), so you can enjoy the best of both worlds on any given visit. Head here for a large selection of imported beers on tap and one of the best pours of Guinness in the city. You won’t want to miss the famous Claddagh Cottage Sausage Rolls or Steak and Mushroom Pie with that pint! This venue is located at 25 South Magnolia Avenue in downtown Orlando.
St. Patrick’s Day at Paddy Murphy’s, Orlando
It’s become a popular local hangout for Baldwin Park residents, and continues to be one of the top St. Patrick’s Day celebration spots in the city. Head to Paddy Murphy’s for live entertainment, great food and a special appearance by The Dublin City Ramblers in March 2009. Paddy Murphy’s will be hosting live bands and bagpipers all day on St. Patrick’s Day weekend, and you can get the party started with a few pints from the beer trucks parked outside.
St. Patrick’s Day at Fiddler’s Green, Orlando
Head north to Winter Park to grab a booth at Fiddler’s Green Irish Pub, a cozy pub with a great atmosphere and full lineup of Irish food specialties. Order yourself some Gaelic Steak, Barbeque Guinness Wings or a Corned Beef and Cabbage platter to kick off the celebration, and settle in for a live music concert from local talent. Fiddler’s Green is located at 544 West Fairbanks Avenue; call (407) 645-2050 for reservations and the full St. Patrick’s Day itinerary.
St. Patrick’s Day at Trotter’s Irish Pub and Eatery
Head to 6400 Times Square Avenue for your fill of classic Irish pub favorites and plenty of beer for all. The venue has become a popular sports bar destination for college students and locals, and will be featuring St. Patrick’s Day specials and games all day over St. Patty’s Day weekend. Call (407) 313-5111 for more information.