Topping Travel + Leisure’s 2017 list of The 50 Best Bars in the U.S. To Celebrate St. Patrick's Day is Arlington’s Celtic House Irish Pub & Restaurant on Columbia Pike. You’ll be greeted with bona fide Irish accents at this family-owned favorite specializing in traditional Irish food and drinks. This St. Patrick's Day stop by and enjoy their Happy Hour specials from 3 - 7 p.m.
In Arlington’s Courthouse neighborhood, Ireland's Four Courts have been serving the surrounding area for twenty years. Combining traditional Irish fare with American cuisine and offering proper Pints in a cozy pub atmosphere. This year the courts are hosting a variety of events in celebration of St. Patrick's Day including the Four Courts 4 Miler, Irish Brunch, Beer Bingo, Guinness glass engraving and more.
McNamara's Pub in Crystal City will open at 9 a.m. on St. Patrick's Day. Celebrate with drinks on the patio and their weekly Happy Hour, Monday through Friday from 3-7 p.m. Seating is limited, so make reservations ahead of time.
Mattie & Eddie's Irish Bar & Restaurant in Pentagon Row is a recent addition to Arlington's ever-growing vibrant restaurant scene. This charming restaurant specializes in authentic, Irish food, drink, and hospitality. Inspired by his grandparents, Chef Cathal Armstrong opened Mattie & Eddie's as a way to pay homage to his family and upbringing. This March 10 through March 12 stop by to enjoy a performance by Irish singer Conor Malone.