St. Patrick's Day in Bellevue
Written by Yekta Aarabi | Video by G. Tomas Corsini Sr.
St. Patrick's Day is almost here, which means that everybody's Irish for the day…at least once a year. Here are our picks for celebrating the luck 'o the Irish on Tuesday, March 17, right here in Bellevue. Don't forget to wear something green. Éirinn go Brách!
Paddy Coyne's Irish Pub
Everyone’s Irish on St. Patrick's Day, especially at Paddy Coyne's at Lincoln Square. Live music, great food and spirits and lots of fun are on tap from 11am to 2am. They'll be serving the traditional Irish Corned Beef and Cabbage, Beef Stew, Colcannon, Fish and Chips, and their delicious Shepherd's Pie.
Live entertainment will include solo piper (11am), live band (Noon), Irish step dancers (1:30pm), local Irish singer (afternoon) and Irish balladeer (evening). The Eastside Firefighters Pipes & Drums will also make their annual St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl appearance from 3:30-5:30pm. $10 cover after 2pm.
Paddy Coyne's Irish Pub -- 700 Bellevue Way NE (Lincoln Square) | 425-453-8080
Tully's Coffee at Lincoln Square
After your many drinks of Guinness and a stomach full of delicious Shepherd's Pie, head over to Tully's right there in Lincoln Square where you can buy shamrocks ($1-10 increments) to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Be a do-gooder!
Bellevue Square will have a bagpipe band playing too, so if you've got the kids make sure to swing by and let the kids have some fun.
Tully's Coffee Lincoln Square -- 700 Bellevue Way NE (Lincoln Square) | 425-274-4600
Rock Bottom Brewery
Starting at 11am on St Patrick's Day, Rock Bottom Bellevue is featuring traditional Irish fare like Corned Beef and Cabbage and Irish stew. If you are looking for green beer, then make sure to come to Rock Bottom Bellevue. Oh, and all their staff will be decked out in green as well!
Live entertainment kicks off at 7pm with Americana Irish style band The Tall Boys playing in the loft until 10pm.
Rock Bottom Brewery -- 550 106th Ave NE (The Bellevue Connection, formerly Bellevue Galleria) | 425-462-9300
More St. Patrick's Day Events in Bellevue
- Join the Eastside Firefighters Pipes & Drums band on their annual St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl in downtown Bellevue.
- Enjoy an evening of lively Celtic music and dancing with NW's favorite Magical Strings at Crossroads' Market Stage.
- Many Bellevue restaurants and bars offer traditional as well as their own spin on Irish fare and drinks, so make sure to visit our Bellevue Restaurants and Bellevue Happy Hours pages for more dining options.