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A Last-Minute Guide to Celebrating St. Patrick's Day in Boston

These restaurants and bars are offering a variety of specials for all of your corned beef & cabbage needs.

South Street Diner
South Street Diner
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American Fresh (Assembly Row): Partying from 11 a.m. to midnight with decorations, hats, and plenty of beer. Live music by The Buzz from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Anna's Taqueria (Multiple Locations): Serving a cabbage and corned beef burrito today ($5.45 - $6.25).

The Asgard (Central Square): Opening early (9 a.m.) and offering dishes like corned beef & cabbage, Irish coffee cheesecake, and more. Bands play at noon and 6 p.m.

Back Deck (Downtown Crossing): Offering specials like grilled chopped lamb steak with boxty & creamed spinach, smoked salmon & potato cakes, and strawberries with clotted cream.

Brass Union (Union Square): Offering specials like a corned beef sandwich and a boiled dinner.

Bruegger's Bagels (Multiple Locations): Serving green bagels.

Bukowski Tavern (Inman Square): Serving a special burger — seared patty of corned beef topped with whiskey bacon, malted cabbage, and Irish cheddar cheese — for $12.95.

Commonwealth (Kendall Square): If you don't want to be hit over the head with St. Patrick's Day specials, there's a ping-pong tournament at Commonwealth from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. this afternoon. Your $25 ticket includes a drink and light snacks.

Cuisine en Locale (Spring Hill): "Actual Irish food" including brown bread and lamb stew. Dinner served 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., and live piano music by REL starts at 7 p.m.

David's Tea (Assembly Row): Wear green; get a free hot or iced tea.

Estelle's (South End): Serving chicken fried corned beef brisket with blood sausage gravy for $15.95.

Georgetown Cupcake (Back Bay): Offering a "St. Patrick's Dozen" — twelve different flavors, like a chocolate mint fudge with leprechaun fondant and a vanilla and buttercream with four-leaf clover fondant.

The Green Briar Pub (Brighton): Opening at 8 a.m. and offering lots of specials.

The Independent (Union Square): Offering specials like an Irish breakfast (served all day) and bangers and mash.

J.P. Licks (Multiple Locations): March flavors include Leprechaun's Brew (with Sam Adams beer), Jameson's Irish Coffee, and Bailey's Chocolate Chip Cheesecake.

Kennedy's on the Square (Harvard Square): Offering specials like a corned beef dinner and "green eggs and ham deviled eggs" — kale juice-marinated eggs with a whipped yolk and smoked bacon.

The Kirkland Tap & Trotter (Somerville): "Get irie instead of Éire" at the second annual St. Natty's Day, a "rasta-themed shakedown." Specials include fried tostones with spicy ketchup and crispy fried chicken wings with jerk sauce. There will be plenty of tropical drinks.

La Brasa (East Somerville): Offering a $50 meal-for-two that includes fish and chips, a wood-fired corned beef and cabbage dinner, and more. Plus, Jack's Abby Smoke & Dagger will be on draft for $3.

Lucky Strike (Fenway): Go bowling; eat an "Irish burger" (available all month) — Iceberg lettuce, white cheddar, grilled onions, bangers, and Guinness barbecue sauce.

Met Back Bay (Back Bay): Hosting "An Evening in Éire," a four-course dinner by Michelin-starred chef Oliver Dunne, who is visiting from Ireland. The meal includes "select samplings" from Jameson Irish Whiskey. Tickets are $75 (not including Eventbrite fees, tax, and gratuity).

M.J. O'Connor's (Park Plaza): Infusing Irish whiskey in-house this week. Look for varieties like cherry bacon.

Orleans (Davis Square): Offering specials like a traditional corned beef dinner and Guinness stew.

The Paramount (Beacon Hill): Offering corned beef fried egg rolls for $12.

Poe's Kitchen at the Rattlesnake (Back Bay): Serving a jalapeno-spiked corned beef taco for $13.95.

River Bar (Assembly Row): This is always on the menu — corned beef and cabbage dumplings with rye dipping sauce for $9.

Saloon (Davis Square): Offering specials like Guinness-braised corned beef and cabbage and shepherd's pie vol-au-vents. Dunns River Band will play from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

South Street Diner (Leather District): Offering specials like corned beef and cabbage ($10, including a pint of Guinness).

Stoddard's (Downtown Crossing): Celebrate Evacuation Day instead of St. Patrick's Day at Stoddard's very strictly no-green-beer extravaganza. Music, food, and beer on two floors, starting at 11 a.m. No cover charge.

The Tip Tap Room (Beacon Hill): Offering a corned beef-and-cabbage gnocchi complete with corned duck, whiskey glaze, and "malted cabbage dust" for $23.

Tony C's (Assembly Row): Serving corned beef and cabbage.

Union Square Donuts (Union Square): Offering various green doughnuts.

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