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Westin Kierland Resort and Spa
6902 E. Greenway Pkwy., Scottsdale
Local bagpiper Michael McClanathan performs "Scottish Pipes at Sunset" in the resort's Dreamweavers Canyon. 6 p.m. Free. Call 480-624-1000.


Bitzee Mamas Restaurant
7023 N. 58th Ave., Glendale
Partake of corned beef and cabbage, Irish music by accordionist Dr. Howard Von Orden, and green beer. 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Call 623-931-0562.

Brennans Pub n Grub
13610 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
St. Patrick's Day Blowout Bash with music from The Guest House Band at 8 p.m.; as well as corned beef and cabbage and green beer served all day. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Call 480-951-8837.

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.

Carlos OBriens
Both locations
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.

Deemos 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.

Dillons Restaurant
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 OHenrys 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.

Keegans Grill
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 ODonnells 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.

Red Kilt
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.

Red Tomato
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.

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.