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The British Open Pub
1334 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
Traditional U.K. dishes such as corned beef and cabbage, chicken in whiskey sauce, stovies, colcannon, and Scotch eggs will be served. Drink specials all day, and a bagpipe and drum band performs at 6 p.m. Open until 2 a.m. Call 480-941-4915.
Corned beef and cabbage dinners with red potatoes are available all day for $10.95, with $6.95 plates of corned-beef tacos with beans and rice available during lunch. A DJ spins starting at 5 p.m., and there are specials on Guinness, margaritas, and green beer. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Call 480-367-0469.
Chances Are Restaurant & Lounge
7570 E. 6th Ave., Scottsdale
An ample Irish buffet is served from 4 to 8 p.m., with corned beef and cabbage, salad, fish and chips, chicken and dumplings, bread pudding, roast lamb, and more for $13.95, with entertainment from Jimmy Snowden and Irish music from local artists. Open until 2 a.m. Call 480-994-4338.
Cornish Pasty Company
960 W. University Dr., #103, Tempe
Enjoy a special St. Paddy's Day pasty for only $6, with plenty of Blackthorn Cider, Newcastle, and Guinness on tap. 11 a.m.-midnight. Call 480-894-6261.
Deemo’s American Grill
2501 E. Camelback Rd., #30
Delicious St. Patrick's Day food and desserts, drink specials, prizes, and live music. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Also on Friday, March 16. Call 602-381-6870.
8706 W. Thunderbird Rd., Peoria
Complete corned beef and cabbage dinners with carrots, red potatoes, green beer, and mint ice cream for $10.99, as well as music by Supervibe. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Call 623-979-5353.
Four Peaks Brewing Co.
1340 E. 8th St., #104, Tempe
An Irish breakfast of green eggs and ham is served starting at 7 a.m., with Irish drink and shot specials, bagpipers, giveaways, and more. Open until 2 a.m. Call 480-303-9967.
FOX Sports Grill
16203 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
Catch all the March Madness basketball action that'll go down during St. Patrick's Day on this state-of-the-art sports bar's various big-screen televisions. 9 a.m.-1 a.m. Call 480-368-0369.
John O’Henry’s Fine Dining
909 E. Elliot Rd., Tempe
Partake in corned beef and cabbage dinners with potatoes and bread pudding for $17.95, an Irish pub salad for $7.95, and drink specials such as $3.50 Killian's Red or $6 Peppermint Patties, with rock by Johnny T. at 7:30 p.m. Food served 5-11 p.m., with the lounge open until midnight. Call 480-730-9009.
All three locations
Traditional corned beef and cabbage dinners with salad or Irish potato soup for $8.95 ($10.95 after 4 p.m.) will be served, with promo giveaways and $2.75 green Budweiser pints also available. 11 a.m.-midnight.
K O’Donnell’s Bar & Grill
14850 N. Northsight Blvd., Scottsdale
"Paddy O'Party" featuring green beer and menu items such as Irish stew, Colcannon sliders, corned beef and cabbage, Irish queso, and mint ice cream, as well as free cab rides for "enthusiastic and dedicated guests." 9 a.m.-2 a.m. (with reservations available noon-6 p.m.). Call 480-922-7271.
Los Compadres Restaurant
2350 W. Northern Ave.
St. Patty's Jazz Night with music by saxophonist Bryon Ruth, trombonist Sherman Mitchell, guitarist Chris Champion, bassist Warren Jones, drummer Tim Downs, and pianist David Valdivia. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Call 602-864-0043.
3163 W. Chandler Blvd., #120
Besides music by the Black Velvet Band at 6 p.m., you can nosh on Irish fare such as corned beef and cabbage, shepherd's pie, steak boxty, and Guinness pie while downing green martinis and green beer. 10:30 a.m.-midnight. Call 480-496-2144.
4801 E. Indian School Rd.
Wear a green outfit to this pizzeria, purchase an 18-inch specialty pizza, and you'll get a 15-inch one-topping pie free, as well as half-off all draft beers and appetizers. 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Call 602-954-1333.
322 E. Camelback Rd.
Irish dinner specials are available, with oatmeal stout on tap. 11 a.m. to noon. Call 602-279-8909.
BARS & CLUBS Alice Cooper’stown
101 E. Jackson St.
St. Patrick's Day blowout with music by Hellen, 24 Hours, Chemicals of Democracy, Saevus, Fair Hair & Gasoline, and We Are They. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Call 602-253-7337 for cover.
Anderson’s Fifth Estate
6820 E. 5th Ave., Scottsdale
DJ Gregg works the turntables for Mix 96.9's weekly Saturday night broadcast, while DJ Dan spins classic alternative in the Elbo Room. Guinness specials all night. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. $5. Call 480-994-4168.
3414 W. Union Hills Dr.
St. Patty's Day party with drink specials, DJ Scottie spinning the hits, and more. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover. Call 623-581-8368.
1502 Grand Ave.
Drink specials, prize giveaways, green beer, and DJ Shane Kennedy working the wheels of steel starting at 10 p.m. Open until 2 a.m. Call 602-252-0472.
The Brickhouse Theatre
1 E. Jackson St.
"St. Paddy's Day Punch" with green beer and music from Comfort For Change, Jack Ripper, One Body 2 Many, Lights Off Broadway, Lunchbox Superheroes, Psychedelic Mooj, Hollow, & more. 2 p.m.-2 a.m. $10 presale, $12 at the door. Call 602-258-7880.