Best Bars in Abilene for Drinking on St. Patrick’s Day
To many, St. Patrick’s Day is all about drinking green beer. But, if you really wanna be like the Irish, drink a red or dark/black beer, like Killian’s Irish Red or Guiness. But, regardless of the color of beer, it’s good to know some of the places around Abilene to visit to get your ‘fill’.
Lucky Mule Saloon
The Lucky Mule is typically open Wednesday through Saturdays. Occasionally, they’re open other days in the event of a concert. In this case, the Lucky Mule will be open on Sunday (March 17th) for the Rock 108 Shamrock n Roll concert featuring Sevendust & Lacuna Coil. They’ve got plenty of bars, so you’re rarely waiting in line for your favorite liquid libation. The Lucky Mule is at 1850 South Clack.
Jack Rabbit Slims
Jack Rabbit Slims is a watering hole in Abilene that features pool, darts, hot bartenders and some serious killer big screens to catch all of the games. Jack Rabbit Slims is at 833 East Highway 80.
Chelsea Street Pub
Chelsea Street Pub has live music Tuesday through Saturday with Karaoke on Sunday and Monday. Chelsea Street Pub also has plenty of big screens to catch the games. It’s a smaller, pub-like atmosphere that is perfect to get into the mood of the Irish.
$3 Guiness bottles & $5 Green Beer Pitchers all day. From 6-9 $5 Irish Car Bombs, $5 Irish Fist Fights, $4 Jameson shots, $4 Midori Sours and Chelsea Street Pub will have green jello shots
Chelsea Street Pub is located in Mall of Abilene.
The Seafood Tavern is not only a great restaurant, but also a nice little pub that hosts some of the finest musicians from the area. You’ll find someone on stage any night of the week. With an authentic pub atmosphere and fun, fenced in patio, you can’t go wrong with tossing a few back on St. Patrick’s Day at the Tavern.
The Tavern will be open from 11am to midnight on Sunday March 17th for St. Pattys Day. With live music starting at 4pm on the patio. Green beer on draft for 2.50 a pint $7.50 pitchers.. Hourly shot specials. Full food service until 10 pm. As always Shepard’s Pie will be the food special as well as Irish Nachos. Music will be continuous from 4- midnight with 8+ acts playing both on the patio and inside on the main stage.
The Tavern is located at 1882 South Clack.
Strawberry’s Bar is a local bar that is pretty plain in appearance but hosts a grand personality. You’ll see all walks of life in Strawberry’s and will be greeted by some of the nicest bartenders in town while getting your Irish on. Strawberry’s has live music most of the week and every weekend. Strawberry’s Bar is located at South 7th and Ross.
Firehouse Bar and Grill
The Firehouse Bar & Grill is an indoor/outdoor bar and grill that typically has a variety of live music on the weekend. If you’re on 2 wheels then head to the Firehouse as they feature fenced in bike parking. The Firehouse is located at 2074 Butternut.
Cabo Billiards and Sports Bar
Cabo Billiards and Sports Bar is one of the largest bars in town and is a great place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, especially if you love to play pool. They also house a ton of large screens so if you’re wanting to catch the game or the fight, then you’re in the right place. Cabo Billiards and Sports Bar is located at 1874 South Clack.
Buffalo Wild Wings
B Dubs (as it’s commonly called) is a popular bar for locals and visitors. If you’re wanting more of a sports bar atmosphere, then this is a great place to grab your favorite pint. Buffalo Wild Wings is at 4401 Ridgemont Drive.
Bar 14, Abilene’s choice drinking den, according to their Facebook page. A pub style bar and lounge offering up an array of cocktails, spirits, beer, wine, bar bites, live music, games and more with a welcoming feel.