On the last day of St. Patrick’s Day things were starting to get weird. Wichita was starting to understand that COVID-19 was serious business, and several restaurants and bars began to voluntarily close.
A year later, things are still a little weird. But many restaurants feel confident enough to offer St. Patrick’s Day dishes, events, and other specials.
Here are some places Wichita can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with food this year. Some started on Saturday, but most have waited until today or are postponing their weekend specials.
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Food and drink
Shamrock Lounge, 1724 W. Douglas, 316-267-3100: This Delano bar will serve Irish food, drink specials and bagpipers on Wednesdays.
Artichoke, 811 N. Broadway, 316-263-9164: The Artichoke will feature green beer and mulligan stew on Wednesday, and live Celtic music begins at 7:30 p.m.
Chicken and pickle, 1240 N. Greenwich, 316-535-7150: Wednesday this venue’s offerings will include green beer, Irish beer specials and corned beef with roasted cabbage and hash potatoes.
Irish pub and O’Malley’s karaoke room, 2405 W. 31st St. South, 316-260-2562: O’Malley’s offers specialty drinks and Irish dishes like shepherd’s pie, bangers and mash and corned beef and cabbage. Bagpipes will also perform on Wednesday.
The rusty nail, 1155 S. Washington, 316-796-5900: This restaurant and bar will celebrate with an Irish feast of corned beef and Irish drink specials.
Prost, 2721 E. Central. 316-260-3220: Revolutsia’s German restaurant will serve bangers and mash, Reuben bierocks and Bailey’s Irish Cream Cake on Wednesday. The Wichita Caledonian Pipes & Drums will be present from 7:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
two olives, 2949 N. Rock Road: On Wednesday this restaurant will have a special St. Patrick’s Day menu featuring corned beef and cabbage, Irish lamb stew, shepherd’s pie and stout bread pudding. It will also offer special Irish drinks.
Walt’s, 7732 E. Central: Serve corned beef and cabbage with new potatoes and Irish soda bread starting Wednesday.
Dockum, 104 S. Broadway: This bar located in the basement of the Ambassador Hotel offers a 6 p.m. St. Patrick’s Day pop-up experience on Wednesdays, which will include classic Irish fare like Guinness Shepherd’s Pie, bangers Irish, corned beef and more. There will also be drink specials. Book at www.facebook.com/DockumWichita
Jimmie’s Dinner, 3111 N. Rock Road, 1519 George Washington: Serve corned beef and cabbage with new potatoes and a bun for $ 11.99 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday while supplies last.
The kitchen, 725 E. Douglas, 316-928-2899: This downtown restaurant offers a St. Patrick’s Day menu Wednesday through March 20 that includes Irish disco fries, shepherd’s pie, corned beef and hash as well only Irish themed cocktails. People can also get shepherd’s pie and corned beef and hash as a take-out family meal.
Public at the brickyard, 129 N. Rock Island, 316-263-4044: This Old Town bar and restaurant will have a special pie on Wednesdays, and on Saturdays and Sundays it will have corned beef hash during brunch. On the evening of March 20, Monterey Jack will perform and kick off the Brickyard’s 22nd outdoor season.
Two Brothers sport barbecue and grill, 6730 W. Central: This restaurant is actually postponing its big St. Patrick’s Day party until Saturday, when it will set up a beer garden with socially remote headquarters and serve up green beer, corned beef, and beef. cabbage and bangers and mash. It will last from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and food can also be ordered take-out.