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5 Insane Snacks to Try For St. Patrick's Day

Skip the green beer and pick up one of these goodies tonight.

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Amateur drinkers and green beer are definitely not among our favorite things about St. Patrick's Day. But if you can skip the bar scene tonight, there are some delicious goodies awaiting you at SF and Oakland restaurants. Whether you're kicking the night off with reuben plancha buns or closing it out with a Lucky Charms sundae, these snacks will give you all the fun and none of the hangover.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Batter by the Bay

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422 Haight St
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 834-5001
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Wing Wings is hosting a special St. Paddy's edition of Irish native Gillian Fitzgerald's Batter by the Bay, which will feature both her authentic beer-battered fish and chips and a tribute to the "spice burger," a Dublin chip-shop staple, from Wesburger. Catch them from 5-9 pm.

2. Social Kitchen & Brewery

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1326 9th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 681-0330
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Social Kitchen is doing a twist on spinach dip with Kerrygold Dubliner cheese, white beans, rosemary, and spinach flour, accompanied by tortilla chips for $10. You can also get corned beef and cabbage and, of course, beer aplenty.

3. Humphry Slocombe

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2790 Harrison St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 550-6971
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The infamous Slocombe St. Patrick's sundae, a combination of Guinness ice cream, Bailey's-tinged marshmallow fluff, and Lucky Charms, is available today at both of their locations. (Pot of gold sold separately.)

4. The Trappist

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460 8th St
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 238-8900
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Taco Tuesday meets St. Patrick's at The Trappist tonight, with corned beef smoked at sister restaurant Perdition Smokehouse and whipped into taco form by the wizards at neighboring Mexican spot Tamarindo. They also promise "no green beer" (but plenty of specialty Belgian brews).

5. The Half Orange

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3340 E 12th, Suite 11
Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 500-3338
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In honor of the holiday, Jay Porter's Fruitvale beer-and-snack spot is shaking up its plancha buns (Chinese bao steamed on a plancha) by offering a reuben edition. It's a much more fun way to get your corned beef than boring old cabbage.

1. Batter by the Bay

422 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Wing Wings is hosting a special St. Paddy's edition of Irish native Gillian Fitzgerald's Batter by the Bay, which will feature both her authentic beer-battered fish and chips and a tribute to the "spice burger," a Dublin chip-shop staple, from Wesburger. Catch them from 5-9 pm.
422 Haight St
San Francisco, CA 94117

2. Social Kitchen & Brewery

1326 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122
Social Kitchen is doing a twist on spinach dip with Kerrygold Dubliner cheese, white beans, rosemary, and spinach flour, accompanied by tortilla chips for $10. You can also get corned beef and cabbage and, of course, beer aplenty.
1326 9th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122

3. Humphry Slocombe

2790 Harrison St, San Francisco, CA 94110
The infamous Slocombe St. Patrick's sundae, a combination of Guinness ice cream, Bailey's-tinged marshmallow fluff, and Lucky Charms, is available today at both of their locations. (Pot of gold sold separately.)
2790 Harrison St
San Francisco, CA 94110

4. The Trappist

460 8th St, Oakland, CA 94607
Taco Tuesday meets St. Patrick's at The Trappist tonight, with corned beef smoked at sister restaurant Perdition Smokehouse and whipped into taco form by the wizards at neighboring Mexican spot Tamarindo. They also promise "no green beer" (but plenty of specialty Belgian brews).
460 8th St
Oakland, CA 94607

5. The Half Orange

3340 E 12th, Suite 11, Oakland, CA 94601
In honor of the holiday, Jay Porter's Fruitvale beer-and-snack spot is shaking up its plancha buns (Chinese bao steamed on a plancha) by offering a reuben edition. It's a much more fun way to get your corned beef than boring old cabbage.
3340 E 12th, Suite 11
Oakland, CA 94601

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