The aptly named Irish pub wins our weekly poll, which asked readers for the best spot to celebrate the Irish on Saturday.
Raise a mug to Shamrock Pub. The Irish bar in Sarasota takes the green for best place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Readers voted in our weekly poll for the pub on Ringling Boulevard. It's no surprise. The bar has 10 different beers on tap, including your favorite Irish imports, as well as live music. Congratulations to Shamrock Pub! Sarasota Patch sends a big shoutout and some virtual lucky charms to the Sarasota Irish bar, which also will get a Readers' Choice certificate for being so popular with readers.
Celebrating St. Patrick's Day is about finding a place that gets folks into just the right spirit.
It's not too early to make plans for St. Patrick's Day, celebrated on March 17. Everyone is Irish on this day, and many folks like to raise a mug of Irish ale and of course wear the color green. Sarasota has its share of places that have a connection to Ireland and plan to make the most of the holiday with drink and food specials. What's your favorite? Here are some of ours: Vote in the poll below, or suggest places to add by leaving a comment. We will put them in the poll. We'll announce the winner after the poll closes at 9 a.m. Friday.