Looking for Irish food on St. Patrick’s Day? Find it in Augusta GA


CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story gave incorrect information for an event at Highlander, A British Pub. This dinner took place on Tuesday, March 15. The story has been updated.

Whether celebrating St. Patrick’s Day or simply trying something new, Irish cuisine offers many rich flavors. Here are some of the restaurants in the Augusta area that offer Irish dishes on their menu:

Sheehan’s Irish Pub

2571 Central Avenue; (706) 364-1234

Corned beef, cabbage and potatoes are traditional foods to eat on St. Patrick's Day.  A number of restaurants in Augusta will serve the dish.

Tucked away in Augusta, on the corner of Central and Monte Sano Avenues, is Sheehan’s quaint yet refined Irish pub. The staff offers several specialties, including Guinness Irish Stew, 18-Hour Smoked Corned Beef, Cabbage, Bangers and Mash, Fish and Chips, and Corned Beef Stuffed Irish Spring Roll.

The bar opens at 3:00 p.m. and food is served at 4:00 p.m. The pub is open from Wednesday to Saturday.

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European Villa

3044, chemin du pont des doyens; (706) 798-6211; www.villaeuropa.com

Villa Europa in Augusta has Irish whiskey cake on the menu.

The menu at this upscale restaurant typically features American, Italian, and German dishes, but has now added Irish as a specialty. Villa Europa offerings include bangers and mash, corned beef and cabbage, fish and chips and rack of lamb. They offer many desserts, but server Lee Smith recommends the Irish Whiskey Cake.

The restaurant and lounge are located in Augusta on Deans Bridge Road. It is closed on Mondays, open for dinner on Saturdays, and open for lunch and dinner the rest of the week.

Tipsey McStumbles

214 Seventh Street; (706) 955-8507

Bartender Britney Head serves a Guinness at Tipsey McStumbles bar in Augusta.

Need a pint? Stop at Tipsey McStumbles for a pint of beer and an authentic experience with live music and staff dressed in Irish attire. The bar is located on Seventh Street in downtown Augusta. It is open all week except Sunday.


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