There is sure to be plenty of green beer and Guinness flowing at Baltimore's bars, but local restaurants are also rolling out Irish fare to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, too. Here are some of the food and drink specials available at Baltimore restaurants on Friday.
Boathouse Canton (2809 Boston St.) is hosting a beer and oyster weekend. On Friday, the restaurant will offer $1 oysters, $2.50 Maryland craft beers, $4 Guinness drafts and $5 Jameson drinks. The restaurant will host a beer and oyster festival Saturday with $1 oysters and $1 pours of craft beers from Maryland breweries.
The Corner Pantry in North Baltimore (6080 Falls Road) will extend its hours until 8 p.m. Friday to serve traditional Irish dishes, including corned beef, cabbage and scallion mash; lamb stew with scallion mash, fish and chips and Irish whiskey cake. The restaurant typically closes at 5 p.m. on Fridays.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar in Harbor East (720 Aliceanna St.) will run an all-night happy hour with deals on food and drinks, including Fleming’s Emerald Isle Cocktail ($6), on Friday.
All Greene Turtle locations will host a toast at 4 p.m. Friday. The toast coincides with happy hour, which offer two-for-one drinks, among other specials, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Fridays.
Huck's American Craft in Brewers Hill (3728 Hudson St.) will serve Irish fare including corned beef and cabbage, bangers and mash and shepherd's pie, as well as drink specials including $3 green beers, $4 Flying Dog SOB Irish Red bottles, $6 Jameson shots and $7 Love Bombs (car bombs made with Yards Love Stout).
Mahaffey's Pub in Canton will offer pints and pancakes to start St. Patrick's Day, with corned beef and cabbage and bangers and mash on the menu throughout the day after breakfast. Starting at 8 a.m., the bar will serve $2 Guinness drafts; the price will increase 50 cents each hour until it reaches $6.
Mt. Washington Tavern (5700 Newbury St.) will offer a special Irish menu, Irish coffees and Irish whiskeys throughout the day.
The Point in Fells (1738 Thames St.) will host a $15 "kegs and eggs" breakfast buffet from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m., with drink specials throughout the day. The restaurant will also offer bottomless brunch for $13 per person from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Slainte Irish Pub and Restaurant in Fells Point (1700 Thames St.) will open early, at 6 a.m., on Friday at serve breakfast until noon.
Tark's Grill in Lutherville (2360 W. Joppa Road) will transform into "O’Tark’s Grill" from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, featuring a special menu of Irish fare, St. Patrick’s Day drinks and live music by Laura Byrne and Dominick Murray. The regular menu will also be available.