Irish Dishes You Need to Try This St. Patrick’s Day

From traditional Irish favorites to modern takes on classics, Irish restaurants around Boston have much to offer if you're looking for a taste of the Emerald Isle.

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This traditional corned beef sandwich, made with Swiss cheese, coleslaw and Russian dressing on marble rye, is from The Green Briar in Boston's Brighton neighborhood.
The Bebop
You can hear great live music at The Bebop in Boston while you enjoy this delicious Guinness lamb stew.
No St. Patrick's Day would be complete without bangers and mash. You can find this classic dish at Shennanigans Bar in South Boston.
This delectable treat adds Guinness-braised short ribs to your classic mac and cheese. It's made with a four-cheese sauce that includes Gorgonzola and is topped with rye crumbs. Take a trip to Solas in Back Bay to give it a try!
McSwiggan's Pub and Restaurant
This classic Irish chicken pot pie is from McSwiggan's Pub and Restaurant in Weymouth.
M.J. O'Connor's
Called the Dublin Burger, this Irish take on the traditional burger is made with a grilled half-pound sirloin, sautéed onions, Irish bacon, cheddar cheese, lettuce and tomato on a toasted roll. You can grab this mouth-watering dish at M.J. O'Connor's in the Back Bay.
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Take a bite of these fun Irish egg rolls! You can get a taste at Ned Devine's at Faneuil Hall in Boston.
The Black Rose
There's nothing like an Irish coffee to get you ready for St. Patrick's Day! Head on over to The Black Rose, just steps away from Quincy Market in Boston, to grab their signature version.
The Burren
If you're vegetarian, you'll be happy to know that this shepherd's pie contains no meat! You can grab a bite of this dish at The Burren in Somerville.
Paddy's Public House
This beef stew is made from a special family recipe. It is made up of tender pieces of beef with garden vegetables in a hearty broth and served with whipped potatoes. Get yourself down to Paddy's Public House in Newton to try this dish!
Terry O'Reilly's
This incredible selection of Irish food and drink is from Terry O'Reilly's in Newton. Pictured are bangers and colcannon (Irish bangers, buttermilk mashed potatoes with cabbage, baked beans and onion gravy) and boxty benedict (Irish potato pancakes, two fried eggs, Irish bacon, scallion sour cream and a mini spring salad). Also pictured are a Shamrock Shot and the Paddy's Lament cocktail.
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