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St. Patrick’s Day Sonoma Valley Style

Posted on March 16, 2015 by Sonoma Valley Sun

Tuesday, March 17, everyone is Irish for a day. Here is your guide to the best St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Sonoma Valley. From all day beer fueled fests to foodie specials. Remember: the cops will be out in full force. Call Vern’s, Sonoma Taxi, or Uber if you plan on drinking and driving! Stay safe and “Beware the Ides of March.”

St. Patrick's Day at Murphy's Irish Pub is the hottest ticket in town.
St. Patrick’s Day at Murphy’s Irish Pub is the hottest ticket in town.

Murphy’s Irish Pub
464 First St. E, Sonoma
Sonoma Valley’s one and only Irish pub will be packed to the gills for St. Patrick’s Day. Doors open at 11 AM and music starts at 2:30. Murphy’s is reporting that they have received 500 pounds of corned beef, 200 pounds of potatoes, and 50 kegs of beer for the party. Irish dancers, bagpipes…you know the routine.

Town Square
482 1st St. E.
Town Square will be serving Steve’s famous corned beef as a dinner for $7.50 or as a sandwich for $5.50. Starts at 11 AM.

Steiner’s Tavern
465 First St. West
On the other side of the Square, Steiner’s will be serving up Paul’s famous corned beef and cabbage served with potatoes, carrots and a roll for $10.

Breakaway Cafe
19101 Sonoma Hwy
Breakaway offers a special cocktail, appetizer and prix fixe menu for the holiday. The Emerald Isle Cocktail ($8.50) is a Jameson based cocktail with sour apple vodka, white cranberry juice and an apple peel twist. Couple that with an order of salmon cakes for an appetizer ($8.50) and a feast of sweet pea & mint soup, corned beef and cabbage, and dessert for $20.

Sonoma Market
500 W. Napa St.
Corned beef and cabbage is on special this week! $6.99/pound for corned beef and .59/pound (or .89/pound organic) for a head of cabbage. Get em’ while the gettin’s good.

TIPS Tri-Tip
20820 Broadway
The famous tri-tip trolley will be serving hearty bowls of smoked cheddar and Guinness soup. Stop by the trolley from 11:30AM-1:30PM and grab some. You can even text your order to them at 707-509-0078. Credit cards accepted.

Cafe Scooteria
455 W. Napa St
The only place in the North Bay where you can buy a coffee and a Vespa, the cafe is selling blended green peppermint patty coffees and drinks. Sounds tasty.


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