9 Orange County Bars to Celebrate St Patrick’s Day

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9 Orange County Bars to Celebrate St Patrick’s Day


Looking for a festive way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Orange County? The local bars and pubs are ready to serve up some Irish cheer! Whether you’re looking for a pint of Guinness, a green beer, or some Irish whiskey, there are plenty of options for you to choose from at your OC pub. Some of the best St. Patrick’s Day bars have been around for generations and have a rich history of serving up great drinks and good times. Looking for bars that have plenty of Irish décor, live music, and a friendly staff? Here are 9 Orange County Bars to celebrate this St Patrick’s Day. 


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Muldoon's Irish Pub

Newport Beach 


Since 1974 Muldoon’s has been an Irish Bar serving up tradition in Orange County. Doors open at 8am so get there early. This place is sure to be packed.  



Dana Point

Laguna Beach


The vintage Irish pub serves up their world famous Corned Beef and Cabbage for one week only to celebrate St Patrick’s Day. This packed Irish Pub will be serving up classic Jameson and green beer at both its Dana Point and Laguna Beach locations.   



Newport Beach 


Head to the peninsula to celebrate St Patty’s Day at Malarky’s. This Newport Beach bar will be opening at 6am for the troops. They’ll be serving up green beer, Irish food, Irish coffee and a good time all day long for its biggest party of the year.  

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Durty Nelly's

Costa Mesa

Local Irish Pub Durty Nelly’s is a go to for St. Patty’s Day.  Referred to as the “Cheers” bar of the area. St Patrick’s Day is the biggest event of the year for this Irish pub. Stop in for traditional pub eats like Corned beef and Cabbage, Fish n Chips or their classic Bangers and Mash. An OC staple for more than 20 years. Durty Nelly’s is a Karaoke hot spot Thursdays-Saturdays. St Patrick’s Day is no different. Stop in to enjoy your favorite pint of Harp, Guinness or shots of Jameson with friends. Karaoke starts at 7pm!  

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OC Local Tap Room

Laguna Niguel


Are you a beer enthusiast? We’ve got the place for you this St Patrick’s Day. This unassuming hidden gem is a beer lovers dream. Tucked into a shopping center, only the beer enthusiasts of the area know this is where its at.  OC Local Tap room has 60 local beers on tap, each hand selected and crafted by independent local breweries making this a go to spot for true beer connoisseurs.  Stop in for that classic green beer this St. Patty’s Day and pair it with their St Patty’s Day corned beef tacos or Cali-Ish Ruben Burrito.  Click here to check out this locations March Madness specials will have people coming back all month long. 


Irish Fest

Huntington Beach

Eat. Drink. Dance and be Irish at the weekend long Irish Fest at the Biergarten in Huntington Beach. The Silk Button Butchers take the stage Friday night with FREE entry. Irish stew and Corned Beef and Cabbage will be served up all weekend long. Stop by Sunday for the annual Wiener Dog races where the pups battle it out from 1-3pm.  


O' Haras


Its St Patty’s all Week at O’Haras in Orange.  For every 2 pints of Guinness you purchase Monday-Thursday you’ll get yourself a free Guinness T-Shirt while supplies last. Stop in your your favorite beer this St. Patrick’s Day. 


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Laguna Niguel


Live music, friendly faces and a whole lot of Irish cheer packs this Irish Bar with St Patty’s Day specials, Karaoke and a whole lot of all green everything.  


Mickey's Irish Pub


Not only does this Irish Pub serve up the classics for its biggest day of the year, it also counts down the days to St Patrick’s Day with 17 days of daily specials like pretzels the size of your head for only $7, cups of Irish stew for $5, Tullamore Dew whisky drinks for $5. Stop in and celebrate this St Patrick’s Day.