Where to get your corned beef on in Denver this St. Patrick’s Day
We assume you already know where you’re drinking for St. Patrick’s Day, but as drinking copious amounts of green beer on an empty stomach isn’t recommended, we thought we’d give you some festive food options to help you avoid a case of Leprechaun’s Revenge.
Racine’s: Three words: Car Bomb Pancakes. Start the day right with a stack of buttermilk pancakes topped with Jameson Irish Whiskey butter, Bailey’s Irish Cream whipped cream and Guinness maple syrup. They’ve also got Irish Cabbage Rolls and Corned Beef and Cabbage on the menu for lunch and dinner.
650 Sherman, Denver, 303-5950418, RacinesRestaurant.com, Open at 7 a.m.
The Irish Snug: To encourage St. Patty’s Day imbibers to eat something in between sips, the Snug is offering $8 Irish classics like bangers and mash and its best-selling fish & chips from 2 p.m. to midnight. 1201 E. Colfax, Denver, 303-839-1394, IrishSnug.com The Post Brewing Company: Besides serving the requisite Corned Beef and Cabbage, The Post is also hosting an intimate, 10person, four-course Classic Chicken dinner and discussion with brewmaster Bryan Selders.
105 W. Emma St., Lafayette, 303-593-2066, PostBrewing.com, Open at 11 a.m.
Beast + Bottle: The popular weekend brunch menu will be available Friday, along with a special — what else? — Corned Beef and Cabbage Sandwich.
719 E. 17th Ave., Denver, 303-623-3223, BeastandBottle.com, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Del Frisco’s Grille: Had enough corned beef and cabbage yet? How about Corned Beef and Cabbage Egg Rolls, then? Sounds legit.
100 St. Paul St., Denver, 303-320-8529, DelFriscosGrille.com, Open at 11 a.m. ViewHouse Ballpark
(and Centennial): Thank goodness the Irish eat something other than corned beef and cabbage. ViewHouse has Reuben Triangles (flash-fried corned beef turnovers stuffed with sauerkraut, green apple, Swiss cheese and rye), Irish Grinders (slow-roasted beef brisket, shredded cabbage and thousand island dressing on a brioche roll), Shepherd’s Pie (corned beef, veggies and gravy) and Guinness Irish Cheddar Potato & Bacon soup on the menu for St. Pat’s.
2015 Market St., Denver, 720-282-1555 and 7101 S. Clinton St., Centennial, 303-848-3366, ViewHouse.com, Open at 11 a.m. Clancy’s Irish Pub: It’s pretty much St. Patrick’s Day 365 days a year at Clancy’s, but it will be opening bright and early (at 7 a.m.) and serving an abbreviated menu of Irish fare (yes, there will be corned beef and cabbage) for the Big Day.
7000 W. 38th Ave., Wheat Ridge, 720-4567320, ILoveClancys.com The Abbey Tavern: Eat your beer in The Abbey’s Guinness Beef Stew, where — perhaps you couldn’t tell by the name? — the beef is actually cooked in Guinness.
5151 E. Colfax, Denver, 303-321-5151, TheAbbeyTavernDenver.com
Short ribs are a mighty fine stand-in for brisket, and the resulting pickled meat slices and hashes just like any corned beef brisket.
The Irish Snug on E. Colfax Ave. is offering $8 Irish classics like bangers and mash and fish & chips from 2 p.m. to midnight.