(Updated at 4:15 p.m.) Bars on and near Capitol Hill will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow with live music and menu specials — and a couple of establishments will even open early for a special breakfast.
Molly Malone’s on Barracks Row and Star and Shamrock on H Street NE will start serving food and drinks at 8 a.m. in honor of Ireland’s patron saint. Under D.C. code, bars only are prohibited from serving alcohol from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. on weekdays.
At Star and Shamrock (1341 H St. NE), the Jewish-Irish tavern’s “St. Patrick’s Day Tuesday Booze Day” will include corned beef and cabbage and Irish whiskey, along with an 8 p.m. performance by Klezcentricity, which promises to provide “wild and authentic modern klezmer music.”
As for Molly Malone’s, customers can partake in the 713 8th St. SE bar’s “Kegs & Eggs” special: a breakfast entree and a Jameson shot or a beer for $15.
The Dubliner (4 F St. NW) also is joining in the St. Patrick’s Day festivities, with live Irish music beginning at 10 a.m.
Revelers in need of a cab can call 1-800-200-TAXI for a free ride home, if the fare is less than $30. The program, sponsored by the Washington Regional Alcohol Program, will run from 4 p.m. tomorrow until 4 a.m. Wednesday.
Photo via Star and Shamrock