Where to get corned beef and cabbage for St. Patrick’s Day

Get ready for a shamrockin' weekend of eats and festivities

You’re in luck. St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and it’s time to enjoy everything the luck of the Irish brings. Here’s where you can get your fill of corned beef and cabbage around town, along with other Irish favorites.

New Eagle Cafe

What: Corned beef sandwich, corned beef and cabbage plate
When: Friday, March 15 and Sunday, March 17
Where: 1130 N. Nimitz Hwy., Kalihi, 545-2233, http://www.neweaglecafehawaii.com/
Details: Corned beef sandwich and soup ($13.25) and the fresh corned beef and cabbage plate ($17) are available every week as featured Friday specials at New Eagle Cafe. On St. Patrick’s Day, both will be available all day. The sandwich comes with fries and your choice of mac or tossed salad. The plate comes with hot vegetables and white or brown rice.

Like Like Drive Inn

What: Corned beef and cabbage plate
When: Friday, March 15 and Sunday, March 17
Where: 745 Keeaumoku St., Honolulu, 941-2515
Details: Corned beef and cabbage is a featured Friday special at this diner as well, and on Sunday Like Like Drive Inn will serve it all day long. For $17, you get the entree, soup, a drink and dessert of ice cream, sherbet, Jell-O or pudding.

Butcher & Bird

What: Corned beef by the pound, corned beef sausage with braised cabbage
When: Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16
Where: 324 Coral St., Kakaako, 762-8095, https://www.butcherandbirdhi.com/
Details: From Friday, Kakaako’s Butcher & Bird will be selling corned beef for $10 a pound, meaning you can channel your inner Irish spirit and feast on corned beef and cabbage at home. At Saturday’s SALT Bar Crawl, Butcher & Bird will sell corned beef sausage with braised cabbage and housemade Guinness mustard for $13.

SALT Kakaako

Photo courtesy SALT Kakaako

When: Saturday, March 16, 5 p.m.
Where: 691 Auahi St., Kakaako, https://www.instagram.com/saltourkakaako/?hl=en
Details: The popular SALT Bar Crawl returns for St. Patrick’s Day and with drinks from Village Bottle Shop & Tasting Room, Pitch Sports Bar and The Boiling Crab. Live music and entertainment will continue until closing times of the bars. Visit participating venues with a SALT Bar Crawl Passport and get it stamped for a chance to win raffle prizes.

Anna Miller’s

What: Corned beef and cabbage plate
When: Sunday, March 17, all day until sold out
Where: 98-115 Kaonohi St., Aiea, 487-2421
Details: This Aiea diner is selling corned beef and cabbage plates all St. Patrick’s Day long while supplies last. For $14.65, you get the entree, your choice of dinner roll or cornbread, soup or salad and two sides (rice, coleslaw, mac salad or potato salad).

Big City Diner

What: Fresh corned beef and Ka Lei eggs, fresh corned beef and Kunia cabbage, mint dessert specials
When: Sunday, March 17, breakfast/brunch 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m., lunch and dinner 11 a.m. until sold out
Where: All Big City Diner restaurants
Details: Big City Diner’s $14.49 fresh corned beef and Ka Lei eggs breakfast/brunch special comes with two fresh eggs and housemade corned beef. Choose white or brown rice, hash browns or paniolo potatoes. At lunch or dinner, fresh corned beef and Kunia cabbage ($17.99) comes with potatoes and carrots. Featured dessert specials for the occasion include an Oreo cookie mint-chocolate chip sundae ($5.49) with Dave’s housemade double mint chocolate chip ice cream, and a double mint chocolate chip shake ($5.99).

Tip: The diner serves housemade corned beef hash all year long — at breakfast, you can get corned beef and eggs for $10.49.

Scratch Kitchen & Meatery

What: Corned beef and kimchee sandwiches
When: Sunday, March 17, brunch from 7:30 a.m.
Where: 1170 Auahi St., Kakaako, 589-1669
Details: On Sunday only, feast on Scratch Kitchen & Meatery’s sammies stuffed with housemade corned beef with housemade kimchee, Swiss cheese and Gochujang aioli. Drink specials include Irish coffee.

Christine’s Diner

What: Corned beef and cabbage plate
When: Sunday, March 17, all day
Where: 3131 N. Nimitz Hwy., Kalihi, 691-9374
Details: Corned beef and cabbage is a Thursday special at Christine’s Diner, but the local spot will serve the entree all day Sunday for $8.95. Corned beef and cabbage plates come with your choice of rice, fries or mac or tossed salad. On St. Patrick’s Day, breakfast will be served all day with specials including housemade corned beef hash.

Kam Bowl

What: Corned beef and cabbage plate
When: Sunday, March 17, all day
Where: 1620 N. School St., Kalihi, 841-0931
Details: On Sunday only, feast on a corned beef and cabbage plate special at Kam Bowl.

Tiki’s Grill and Bar

Crunchy reuben rolls – Photo courtesy Tiki’s Grill & Bar

What: Crunchy reuben rolls
When: Sunday, March 17, 10:30 a.m.
Where: 2570 Kalakaua Ave., Waikiki, 923-8454, https://www.tikisgrill.com/home
Details: At Tiki’s Grill and Bar, St. Patrick’s Day specials by chef Ronnie Nasuti will include crunchy reuben rolls made with Kunoa Cattle Co. housemade corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkrat and a Guinness cheddar sauce ($9.50). For dessert, Tiki’s limited-edition Girl Scout Cookie Grasshopper Parfait made with layers of mint marshmallow creme and Thin Mint cookie crumbs will be available. Drink specials include Coors Light Green Beers ($5.50), Guinness Irish stouts ($7) and Jameson Whiskey ($7.50).

M.A.C. 24/7

Green drinks, matcha latte pancakes and corned beef and cabbage at M.A.C. 24/7. – Photo courtesy M.A.C. 24/7

What: Corned beef and cabbage, matcha latte pancakes, drink specials
When: Sunday, March 17, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 2500 Kuhio Ave., Waikiki, 921-5564, https://mac247waikiki.com/st-patricks-day-2/
Details: Drink specials starting at 11 a.m. at M.A.C. 24/7 include green beers (16-ounce Bud Light Draft), Irish Coffee ($6.50) and Jameson’s Irish Whiskey ($7.50). Matcha latte pancakes ($15) are available all day and include two buttermilk pancakes topped with green tea whipped cream, vanilla creme anglaise and brown sugar jelly. Corned beef and cabbage plates ($19.50) are available from 11 a.m. and come with potatoes, carrots and whole-grain mustard.

Murphy’s Bar and Grill

What: Grandest St. Patrick’s Day in the Pacific
When: Sunday, March 17. Lunch begins at 11 a.m., block party begins at 4 p.m.
Where: 2 Merchant St., Chinatown, 531-0422, http://murphyshawaii.com/
Details: Murphy’s Bar and Grill will open at 11 a.m. for lunch in their restaurant and parking lot across the street. From noon to 3 p.m. there’ll be a Keiki Fair with face-painting, crafts and balloons. The annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party begins at 4 p.m. at Nuuanu and Merchant streets, complete with live music and DJ stages, an oyster and seafood booth, a fish and chips booth, and a main food booth serving St. Paddy’s favorites including steak sandwich, lamb shank, Irish whiskey cake and of course corned beef and cabbage. Admission is free, and Murphy’s is donating $2 per pound of corned beef sold this week to the Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation.

Mid Pacific Country Club

Corned beef and cabbage plate. – Photo courtesy Mid Pacific Country Club

What: Irish buffet
When: Sunday, March 17, 5-7:30 p.m.
Where: Mid Pacific Country Club, 266 Kaelepulu Dr., Kailua, 262-8161
Details: Mid Pacifc Country Club will host an Irish buffet featuring dishes including corned beef and cabbage, Irish salmon, cured sausage salad, Irish spring salad, shepard’s pie, boiled potatoes and assorted leprechaun-themed desserts. Regular menu service will also be available for dinner. The event is open to MPCC members and member guests and costs $32 per person.

REAL a gastropub

Sautéed corned beef brussel sprouts at REAL a gastropub. – Photo credit Kelli Shiroma

What: Corned beef and brussels sprouts
When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-9 p.m. daily
Where: 506 Keawe Street, Kakaako, 200-2739
Details: Newly reopened REAL a gastropub has this shareable small plate on its regular menu, so you can get your Irish on any time. The sautéed corned beef brussel sprouts ($11) come with carrots, onions and a drizzle of mustard. Hearty corned beef chunks and a strong mustard flavor take this to the next level.


Local-style corned beef and cabbage plate. – Photo courtesy Zippy’s

What: Local-style corned beef and cabbage plate
When: Sunday, March 17
Where: All Zippy’s locations, http://zippys.com/
Details: Sunday’s your only day to get corned beef and cabbage at Hawaii’s iconic diner chain. Like many Zippy’s entrees, these plates come with a side of mac salad and two scoops of white rice.