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 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.