You don’t have to be Irish to take part in the festivities on St. Patrick’s Day. Stop by one of these area dining establishments for some specials on food, drink and fun.
Around the Corner Cafe, 18616 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, 216-521-4413: Irish brunch is served beginning at 8:30 a.m. There will be live music and corned beef and cabbage dished up all day. Around the Corner is a Rover’s Morning Glory bar crawl St. Patrick’s Day stop.
Burntwood Tavern, 19304 Detroit Road, Rocky River, 440-333-6700: Parade goers can warm up with brunch and the Bloody Mary bar from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Flat Iron Cafe, 1114 Center St., Cleveland, 216-696-6958: The doors open at 7 a.m. for Kegs and Eggs, with Irish music by Donal O’Shaughnessy beginning at 11 a.m. A free shuttle will offer transportation to and from the parade. The Cleveland Firefighters Memorial Pipes and Drums will perform after the parade.
Great Lakes Brewing Co., 2516 Market Ave., Cleveland, 216-771-4404: The brewpub is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., offering Irish-style craft beers, an Irish-inspired menu and free shuttle service to and from the parade. Entertainment includes Ceud Mile Failte from noon to 3 p.m., Craic from 4 to 6 p.m. and the Cleveland Firefighters Memorial Pipes and Drums at 7 p.m. Table reservations will not be accepted.
Green Island Restaurant, 25519 Eaton Way, Bay Village, 440-250-9086: Corned beef and cabbage will be available Thursday through Saturday. The restaurant is closed on Sunday.
The Harp, 4408 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, 216-939-0200: Doors open at 8 a.m. Live music by The Boys from County Hell begins at 9 p.m.
Ironwood Cafe, 680 Dover Center, Westlake, 440-835-9900: The full brunch menu will be served starting at 8 a.m., along with Irish-inspired specialty items and drink specials.
Stamper’s Grill Pub, 21750 Lorain Road, Fairview Park, 440-333-7826: Celebrate four days of St. Patrick’s Day, beginning at 8 p.m. on March 14 with the Burke Irish Dance Academy. Hear a performance of The Sprigs from Boston with Brendan Bulger, Ireland fiddle champion, Mike Reynolds on button box and Bill Knox playing guitar. Their performance will be followed by the Irish Band Harp City. The Drowsy Lads, a favorite at the Dublin Irish Festival, are featured at 9 p.m. March 15. The Burke Irish Dance Academy and Harp City return at 9 p.m. March 16. All-day Irish music begins at 10 a.m. on St. Patrick’s Day. The Irish Cottage Boys are on stage from 3 to 6 p.m., followed by Harp City at 7 p.m.
Tommy’s Place, 1325 Linda St., Rocky River, 440-333-6700: The restaurant opens at 9 a.m. with brunch served until 2 p.m. and lunch beginning at noon. St. Pat’s Day music begins at 1 p.m.
Whistlestop Restaurant, 673 Cahoon Road, Westlake, 440-899-5134: The restaurant opens at 11 a.m. on St. Patrick’s Day serving corned beef omelets, corned beef hash and eggs, Reuben and corned beef sandwiches and corned beef and cabbage dinners. There will also be four St. Patrick’s Day drink specials.