St. Patrick’s Day on O‘ahu: Where to Find Corned Beef, Green Beer, Jameson Specials and Festive Desserts

It’s your lucky day.


Whether you choose to dine in or get takeout, there are many ways you can get your green on for St. Patrick’s Day on March 17. Scroll below for a roundup of food and drink specials you can enjoy today—and some for the rest of the month.


12th Ave Grill


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When: March 17, lunch dine-in specials from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., dinner dine-in specials from 5 to 8 p.m.

Where: 1120 12th Ave., (808) 732-9469,, @12thavegrill

Details: The St. Patrick’s Day menu is available for both dine-in and takeout. Choose from the following:


  • Maui Cattle Co. corned beef and cabbage, $36 dinner for 2, $68 dinner for 4: House-cured, grass-fed, hormone-free, locally grazed beef with Kolea Farms cabbage, carrots, potatoes and seasonal house mustard
  • Traditional shepherd’s pie, $26: 9-inch shepherd’s pie with braised lamb, peas, carrots, celery and onions topped with a mashed potato crust, feeds 3 to 4 people
  • Apple crisp, $22: 9-inch Granny Smith apple crisp


Order take-home dinners online by March 10 for pickup on March 17 or make dine-in reservations.



Big Island Candies


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When: Through March 17. Open Monday to Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: 1450 Ala Moana Blvd., (808) 946-9213,, @bigislandcandies

Details: This festive St. Patrick’s Day Box costs $11 and includes 4 macadamia nut shortbread cookies and 4 green-dipped macadamia nut shortbread cookies.



Butcher & Bird


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When: March 12 to 22. Open Monday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: 324 Coral St., (808) 762-8095,, @butcherandbird

Details: The $12 Lucky Chucky Corned Beef and Cabbage special features USDA prime beef brisket cured in Butcher & Bird’s custom brine; you can get more for $8.98 per pound. Purchase a corned beef sandwich for $10 and get a $1 discount on a Guinness at Village Bottle Shop & Tap Room.


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Cookies by Jesh


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When: March 16 and 17

Where: Order via @cookiesbyjesh

Details: XL St. Paddy peanut butter cups are 4-by-2 inches with an extra creamy layer of peanut butter and festive sprinkles, each $15. Preorders open now for pickup on March 16 or 17.



Espresso Bar


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When: March 17, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: 1450 Ala Moana Blvd., (808) 951-3445, @neimanmarcushawaii

Details: This St. Patrick’s Day special is available for dine-in and takeout. It costs $17 and includes fresh corned beef, Yukon gold potatoes, cabbage, carrots, onions and celery. Quantities are limited; call to place your order.



Fig & Ginger Honolulu


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When: Preorders accepted online and need to be made 48 hours in advance.

Where:, @fig.gingerhonolulu

Details: This $70 Lucky Box includes:

  • 2 types of meat
  • 2 types of cheese
  • Fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Dried fruit
  • Fruit jam
  • Truffle honey
  • Truffle marcona almonds
  • Crispy green peas
  • Rainbow belts
  • Mint Oreo
  • Chocolate coins
  • Assorted crackers



Hideout at The Laylow


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When: March 17, 5 to 10 p.m.

Where: (808) 628-3060,, @hideoutwaikiki

Details: On St. Patrick’s Day, flights of Jameson Black Barrel, Jameson Caskmate IPA, Jameson Caskmate Stout and Jameson cold brew are $30. There’ll be live entertainment from 6 to 9 p.m. Reserve online.



Kona Brewing Hawaii Kai


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When: March 17

Where: 7192 Kalanianaole Hwy., (808) 396-5662,

Details: Enjoy the following St. Patrick’s Day specials:


  • Dry Side Stout
  • Spike Shamrock Cocktail: Green creme de Mynth, Godiva chocolate and Stoli vanilla cocktail
  • Midori Dragon Mojito: Bacardi dragon berry and midori melon-based mojito topped with Kona seltzer
  • “Cottage Pie”: Chunks of beef, celery, carrots and a sauce made with Kona’s Pipeline Porter and beef stock topped with parmesan crusted mashed potatoes
  • Corned beef and braised cabbage and roasted potato pizza with a drizzle of Russian dressing


Liliha Bakery


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When: Now to March 17

Where: Cupcakes are available at all Liliha Bakery locations; decorated cookies are only at the Kuakini location., @lilihabakery

Details: Clover-decorated cupcakes are $2.99, cookies are $3.29 and twin-pack cookies are $4.50.



Matsumoto Shave Ice


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When: March 17, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m

Where: 66-111 Kamehameha Hwy, (808) 637-4827,, @matsumotoshaveice

Details: The iconic North Shore shave ice will feature its Green River shave ice this St. Patrick’s Day.



Murphy’s Bar & Grill


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When: March 17; cocktail featured all month

Where: 2 Merchant St., (808) 531-0422,, @murphyshawaii

Details: Murphy’s Bar & Grill will have festive specials for dine-in and takeout.


Dine-in specials:

  • Corned beef and cabbage, $20: Served with red potatoes and green beans
  • Lamb shank, $23
  • Sweet chile salmon Caesar salad, $24
  • Gaelic steak, $26


Takeout specials:

  • Corned beef and cabbage, $20: served with red potatoes and green beans
  • Sweet chile salmon entrée, $24: served with red potatoes and green beans
  • Lamb shank, $23
  • Irish whiskey cake, $9
  • Bailey’s cheesecake, $9
  • Bread pudding, $9
  • DIY Irish coffee, $4: kit comes with a Jameson mini bottle, whipped cream and brown sugar. Photo ID required.
  • Guinness draught can, $4


Order takeout online by 8 p.m. on March 12, or make dine-in reservations online.



Otto Cake


When: March 17 and a few days prior, depending on availability

Where: 1127 12th Ave., (808) 834-6886, @ottocake_official

Details: Special cheesecake flavors include Irish cream, Green Velvet, Guinness and chocolate Irish cream on St. Patrick’s Day. Irish soda bread is a special through through March; a loaf costs $10.



Pagoda Floating Restaurant & Catering


When: March 17 only

Where: 1525 Rycroft St., (808) 948-8356,

Details: Enjoy the following St. Patrick’s Day specials:


  • Corned beef and cabbage plate, $15.95: Locally produced corned beef and cabbage plate served with rice or mashed potatoes, green beans and a Green River float kit
  • Roast prime rib plate, $24.95: Served with rice or mashed potatoes, green beans and a Green River float kit
  • Roast prime rib meal for two, $59.95: Includes your choice of crab legs or Hawaiian clam bake, served with rice or mashed potatoes, green beans and a Green River float kit


Order online for curbside pickup on March 17.

Plumeria Beach House


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When: March 17 only

Where: 5000 Kahala Ave., (808) 739-8760,

Details: This St. Paddy’s Day Juice cocktail is $19 and features tequila, fresh orange and pineapple juices and blue Curaçao.



Sweet Revenge



When: March 17, 4 to 7 p.m.

Where: Blaisdell farmers market, Neal S. Blaisdell Center, @sweetrevengehnl

Details: Sweet Revenge’s special pot pie lineup includes:

  • Leprechaun poop: A.k.a. mint chocolate meringues, free to all customers
  • Korokke pies, $11: Homemade mashed potato and ground beef with a pocket of browned butter creamed corn; topped with panko and served with tonkatsu sauce
  • Grasshopper pie, $10: Chocolate crust filled with crème de menthe mousse finished with whipped cream and a drizzle of chocolate ganache
  • Irish cream pie, $10: Bailey’s Irish Cream mousse topped with shaved chocolate in a butter crust finished with Bailey’s whipped cream
  • Irish coffee pie, $10: Cold brew coffee panna cotta topped with Irish coffee cubes or plain cold brew gelée if you prefer a non-alcoholic version; finished in a butter crust with whipped cream
  • Green quiche, $10: Spinach, broccoli, kale, Gruyère cheese and bacon in a rich quiche custard baked in a butter crust



Tanioka’s Seafoods

When: March 17, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: 94-903 Farrington Hwy, (808) 671-3779,, @taniokas

Details: This St. Paddy’s dinner pack costs $199.95 and is designed to feed 4 to 6 people:

  • Corned beef and cabbage with carrots and potatoes
  • Mashed potatoes, roasted red potatoes or rice
  • Choice of chicken: Garlic, Mochido or fried
  • Green beans with mushroom cream sauce or green beans with bacon
  • Potato salad, pesto pasta salad or garden salad
  • Spicy ahi on sushi rice
  • Apple crumble


Dinner packs are available for preorder only. Call (808) 671-3779.



The Pizza Press


When: March 17 starting at 3 p.m.; open from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: 1000 Kamehameha Hwy, (808) 744-7771,, @thepizzapresspearlcity

Details: Enjoy the following specials:

  • $6 specials on Guinness (20 ounces)
  • $5 specials on Jameson and Jameson cold brew
  • Paddy’s Day corned beef pizza



The Sugar Hut


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When: St. Patrick’s Day week, Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: 87-070 Farrington Hwy, (808) 722-7539,, @thesugarhut

Details: The Waianae bakery’s featured specials include:

  • Lucky Leprechaun: Bubble gum-flavored cupcake stuffed with banana pudding with rainbow-colored vanilla buttercream and a leprechaun hat decoration
  • Unicorn Cookie: Cupcake with a vanilla cookie surprise on the bottom
  • Lucky Charms Rice Krispies treat
  • Pot of Gold: Cookie butter flavored cupcake


Order online.



The Surfing Pig Hawai‘i


When: March 17, 4 to 9 p.m. Cocktail featured all month.

Where: 3605 Waialae Ave., (808) 744-1992,, @thesurfingpighawaii 

Details: The $45 St. Patrick’s Day special includes pan-roasted lamb with a Guinness demi-glace, roasted potatoes, sautéed onions, carrots, peas and red cabbage. The Surfing Shamrock cocktail, $17, is made with Blue Chair Bay Rum, pandan agave, Amaro Nonino, lime juice and cucumber.



Tiki’s Grill & Bar


When: March 17, 12 to 8 p.m.

Where: 2570 Kalakaua Ave., (808) 923-8454,, @tikisgrill

Details: Jameson specials, live music and green beer. Check out Tiki’s Facebook page for details.



Via Gelato


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When: All through March, Sunday to Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Where: 1142 12th Ave., (808) 732-2800,, @viagelato

Details: Check out the following specials:

  • Shamrock Float, $6: Vegan-friendly gelato float with haupia sorbetto, pandan syrup handmade with fresh pandan, topped with seltzer water poured over
  • Irish Coffee gelato: This chef’s choice is a mix of locally grown, freshly ground and steeped coffee from Kona Coffee Purveyors with Bailey’s Irish Cream



We Heart Cake Co.


When: March 9 to 17, Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: 3468 Waialae Ave., (808) 533-2253,, @weheartcakecompany

Details: St. Patrick’s Day cookies are $6.50. Order online.





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When: March 17 and 18

Where: All Zippy’s locations,, @zippys

Details: Takeout plates of fresh corned beef and cabbage ($14.25), mini corned beef and cabbage ($10.55) and a fresh corned beef sandwich ($8.95). Prices vary by location and are slightly higher for dine-in.