Silky Sullivan’s Restaurant & Irish Pub
Opened in September 1984 in a building that formerly housed the Fountain Valley Post Office, Silky Sullivans is one of those fun neighborhood Irish pubs that locals love to frequent whether it’s to grab happy hour drinks, listen to live music or nosh on some authentic pub food while. There’s always something happening at Silky’s and St. Patrick’s Day is no different. The pub got its name from “Silky Sullivan” (1955-1977), the greatest “come-from-behind” stretch runner in horse racing history.
10201 Slater Ave., Fountain Valley, (714) 963-2718
The Bungalow Huntington Beach
This Pacific City hot spot will not only be serving up green beer, but also green sangria as well as classic favorites like Guinness and Jameson Irish whiskey flights. Enjoy the ocean views and the sounds of DJ MAXV on St. Patrick’s Day! There is no cover and party goes from noon to 2:00 a.m.
Pacific City 21058 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, (714) 374-0399
Patsy’s Irish Pub
Opening at 10:00 a.m. on St. Patty’s Day, the celebration will include bagpipes, a photo booth, Irish food and numerous specials on food and drinks. With a 95 foot long, U-shaped bar, the Original Patsy’s Irish Pub doesn’t disappoint.
28971 Golden Lantern St., Suite 108, Laguna Niguel, (949) 249-2604
The Auld Dubliner
Featuring 35 draft beer handles and an extensive bottle list, Tustin’s Auld Dubliner is the classic Irish pub to spend your holiday. Enjoy green beer along with a menu including Shepard’s Pie, beer battered Fish & Chips, or Corned Beef & Cabbage.
The District at Tustin 2497 Park Ave. Tustin, (714) 259-1562
Malarky’s Irish Pub
Start your St. Patrick’s Day bright and early with doors opening at 6:30 a.m. and the celebration continues until 2:00 a.m. Serving up breakfast, lunch and dinner this iconic Newport Beach pub shares its Irish pride for the past 40 years ago.
3011 Newport Blvd.,Newport Beach, (949) 675-2340
Founded by a true Irishman, Ray Hartnett, who you may even run into on your visit, this small Huntington Beach bar is known for good times with the friendly staff, perfect pints of Guinness and genuine Irish coffee. When you stop in, be sure to ask about the free popcorn and $4 Irishman Blonde.
424 Olive Ave., Huntington Beach, (714) 536-6776
An Old Towne Orange staple since 1942, Paul’s is a well-loved local dive bar. With plenty of space to hang out with old friends or even meet new ones, Paul’s may end up being your new favorite hang-out, and on St. Patrick’s Day it is sure to be a party.
207 W. Chapman Ave. Orange, (714) 639-2480
Doors open at 10:00 a.m. There is a $10 cover beginning at 3:00 p.m. St. Patrick’s Day festivities include live music from Cougarz Rock, Echo Sonic, Boxer and Briefs and Mike Hart Band will be participating in the live band karaoke. Karaoke begins inside at 7:00 p.m.
2915 Redhill Ave., Costa Mesa, (714) 97501951