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Where to eat and drink on St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Fort Worth

By Jaidyn HaysMarch 11, 2024May 20th, 2024No Comments
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Where to eat and drink on St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Fort Worth

By Jaidyn Hays
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From laid-back atmospheres to multi-day celebrations with live music, there are many ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Fort Worth.

See how a few local joints are infusing their regular lineup with traditional Irish and Irish-inspired menu items this St. Patrick’s Day.

Details about these specials and events were compiled based on business marketing and conversations with staff.

City Works Eatery and Pour House
5288 Monahans Ave., Fort Worth, 682-207-1500,

This energetic American restaurant and sports bar located in The Shops at Clearfork is known for its large outdoor patio, weekend brunch, and wide array of local breweries on tap. City Works is putting an Irish twist on some American classics with their “St. Pat’s Specials”, which include shepherd’s pie flatbread, pastrami reuben with bacon-braised sauerkraut, and Irish mac n’ cheese made with beer cheese sauce and smoked cheddar. On the drink menu are several Guinness blends alongside signature cocktails such as a honey mule made with Jameson Irish Whiskey and the Grasshopper, a creme de menthe cocktail topped with Lucky Marshmallows.
Tip: If you’re wanting to avoid the weekend crowds, these specials will be available the week leading up to St. Patrick’s Day, starting on March 13.

1001 Foch St., Fort Worth, 817-334-0560,
Along the lively street of West 7th sits Reservoir, a bar and kitchen that serves up a wide variety of dishes, from charbroiled gochujang salmon to wood-fired lasagna. In addition to their usuals, Reservoir is offering unique drinks and cocktails inspired by St. Patrick’s Day, including orange and green tea shots, Altos Shamrock Margaritas, green beer, Leprechaun Juice (frozen Red Bull) and The Nutty Irishman. Their food menu will also feature a unique fish & chips special for a limited time.

The Rabbit Hole
3237 White Settlement Rd., Fort Worth, 817-744-7160,
The Rabbit Hole, a pup-friendly neighborhood pub with a large outdoor patio, is hosting their St. Patrick’s Day Parking Lot Party from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. on March 16 and 17. The celebration includes live music and DJs, beer tubs, an outdoor bar, and a fresh crawfish boil. Additionally, the pub is bringing in food trucks such as Eat Greedy Soulfood & BBQ and Salmark BBQ to join its permanent food truck resident, Chef Taco, which serves up tacos, nachos, wings, and brunch items daily.

Central Market – Fort Worth
4651 W. Freeway, Fort Worth, 817-989-4700,
Did you know that this gourmet grocery store hosts cooking classes almost every day of the week? Join Central Market for Couples Cook: An Irish Dinner for St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday, March 16 from 6-8:30 p.m. At $80 per person, couples will learn how to make traditional Irish dishes such as lamb chops with Guinness pan sauce and Irish apple cake with vanilla custard sauce. View other March cooking classes and purchase event tickets here.

Finn MacCool’s Pub
1700 8th Ave., Fort Worth, 817-923-2121,
This Irish pub boasts a unique 1920s-era space, outdoor seating, and a chill atmosphere. Many of their normal menu items include Irish influences, including a reuben panini with sauerkraut, with fish and chips available on Fridays, but the pub is also serving St. Patrick’s Day specials for the holiday weekend. Patrons can enjoy Irish whiskey and appetizer pairings on Friday, March 15, Irish brunch on Saturday, March 16, and all-day happy hour and Irish food specials on Sunday, March 17.
Insider tip: Enjoy happy hour pricing all day on St. Patrick’s Day!

McFly’s Pub
6104 Barnett Rd., Fort Worth, 817-744-8272,
McFly’s Pub is a lively, mural-adorned joint in northwest Fort Worth that seems to always have a unique event on the calendar. If live music, food trucks, and prizes sound like your cup of Guinness, this colorful pub is the place to be this St. Patrick’s Day Weekend. From March 15 to 17, McFly’s Pub is hosting their 3 Day St. Patrick’s Day Fest and will add a variety of green beer, green shots, and green cocktails to their regular menu. Each day features a variety of games and live music, including a live Irish band on Saturday night from 8 to 11 p.m. The pub is also bringing out several food trucks throughout the weekend, including Mission Burgers, Q&A Kitchens, and So ICY DFW.