Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, and the celebrations go beyond March 17 alone. Miami knows how to celebrate the Green with St. Patrick’s Day parties the entire week. Block parties, multiple pub-crawls, and bars and restaurants that begin music early and don’t stop until late into the night. Read on for seven places to kick off the St. Patrick’s Day fun in Miami.
PIZZA & BURGER BY MICHAEL MINA
Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina, located at the iconic Fontainebleau Miami Beach, is calling all foodies and imbibers this St. Patrick’s Day to celebrate with drink and food specials. Join the party from 5PM–midnight and enjoy $5 Jameson whiskey shots, Irish Car Bombs, Pickleback shots, and green beer. Party goers can also dig into some Irish Themed Food Specials such as the Corned Beef Poutine with cheese curds, cabbage slaw, fries, and Guinness gravy ($21). Purchase a Half Yard and you’ll also receive a complimentary photo booth session to memorialize the festive day. Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina is located inside the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. For more information, visit https://fontainebleau.com/dining/pizza-burger or call (305) 674-4636.
BEAKER & GRAY
This St. Patrick’s Day, local’s favorite Beaker & Gray will be doing what they do best – serving up innovative and festive cocktails using the highest quality ingredients. On Tuesday, March 17, guests may enjoy The Irish Hello ($12) made with Slane Irish Whiskey, Green Chartreuse, mint syrup, Boston bittahs, lemon and egg whites. Beaker & Gray is located at 2637 North Miami Avenue in Wynwood. Telephone: (305) 699-2637; www.beakerandgray.com.
In fall 2019, The Betsy-South Beach introduced its own proprietary beer, created by The Betsy’s culinary team in collaboration with HOUSE OF MOTOR Crafted Lifestyle (HOM) – a Miami-based collective. The Betsy Rosa Beer – named for The Betsy’s two Golden Retriever “CEOs” (Canine Executive Officers) Betsy and Rosa – is served exclusively at The Betsy, and is based on traditional Austrian and German beer styles. Now everyone from home brewers and beer geeks to those who simply love a cold one, can meet the creators of the lager at a MASTER CLASS to be held on St. Patrick’s Day – Tuesday, March 17, 2020. From 6PM-7:30PM, Todd H. Space, Director of Education from Miami’s Master Brewer Academy, will take beer lovers on a journey for the taste buds. Starting at the preparation of the malt, through the fermentation and filtration process, to bottling and delivery, the guided tour of process will highlight the beer’s notes of lemon zest, fresh baked bread and Allspice, with hints of honey and herbal hops. While sampling the libation, guests will enjoy a variety of snacks. The event will be held at The Carlton Café and admission to the MASTER CLASS is $32 (includes bottomless Betsy Rosa beer and nibbles). Following the lesson in the art of brewing, attendees are invited to continue celebrating St. Patty’s Day with pizza at The Alley. Guests who post a picture on Instagram drinking Betsy Rosa Beer will get more unlimited brews and a $10 pizza deal by tagging: @thebetsyhotel #TheBetsyHotel #BetsyRosaBeer. Reservations are strongly recommended, as space is limited. Tickets can be reserved by calling (305) 673-0044. The Carlton Café is located at 1433 Collins Avenue in Miami Beach. The Betsy Hotel is located at 1440 Ocean Drive in Miami Beach. For more information on The Betsy Hotel’s food & beverage outlets, please visit www.thebetsyhotel.com/dining.
FIREMAN DEREK’S BAKE SHOP
Celebrate Ireland’s patron saint with Fireman Derek’s festive March offering: Irish Car Bomb Pie. Made from FD’s original, Oreo crust with generous swirls of Bailey’s custard, Jameson whiskey caramel, espresso whipped cream, toasted almonds and Guinness reduction. The Irish Car Bomb Pie will be available throughout the month of March 2020. Fireman Derek’s – Wynwood is located at 2818 N. Miami Avenue; Telephone: (786) 703-3623; Fireman Derek’s – Coconut Grove is located at 3435 Main Highway; Telephone: (786) 502-2396. Follow Fireman Derek’s on social media: @fdpies. To order online, click HERE; https://firemandereks.com/.
Break out the green gear and enjoy a full day of St. Patty’s Day specials at The Spillover including: $6 Jameson shots and $12 Clonakilty whiskey specialty cocktails – The Irish Exit (Irish Whiskey Sour featuring a honey sage syrup) and Let’s Get Langers! (Irish Old Fashioned). The Spillover is located at 2911 Grand Avenue, Suite 400D in Coconut Grove (directly behind the Mayfair Hotel). Lunch is served Monday-Friday from noon-5PM; dinner Sunday-Thursday 5PM-10PM and Friday and Saturday from 5PM-11PM. Its’ wildly popular Saturday and Sunday Brunch is available from 11AM to 3PM. Telephone: (305) 456-5723; www.thespillovermiami.com
TIDAL COVE AT JW MARRIOTT TURNBERRY RESORT & SPA
Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day at Tidal Cove Waterpark with an exclusive offer if you wear green. On March 17, Tidal Cove is offering any guest wearing green (swimsuits, shirts, shorts, etc.) access to the award-winning waterpark for $10 per person. Grab your green and enjoy a day of fun in the sun on signature attractions including a 60-foot tower with seven water slides, a 4,000-square-foot kids pool with an aquatic play structure, the first-ever FlowRider® Triple surf simulation pool in the nation, two restaurants, 25 private VIP cabanas (available to rent for the day at an additional cost) and an additional VIP pool area for adults. For more information on Tidal Cove, visit Tidalcovemiami.com.
Taurus Beer & Whiskey House
This St. Patty’s Day, Coconut Grove’s favorite watering hole, Taurus Beer & Whisk(e)y House, will be celebrating in true Irish fashion – with plenty of drink specials! Imbibers can enjoy $4 Jameson Shots, $6 Guinness, $7 Jameson Mules, $8 Jameson + Guinness, and $9 Jameson Black Barrel Old Fashioned. Party-goers can enjoy signature bites off of the bar menu or end the night with a meal at Ariete or Nave conveniently located right next door. Taurus is located at 3540 Main Hwy #c103 in Coconut Grove. Telephone: (305) 529-6523.