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Where Do You Celebrate St. Paddy's Day?

You have until 9 a.m. Friday to cast a vote for your favorite spot.

Loosen up your arm. On Saturday, March 17, you should lift a glass for Saint Patrick's Day.

That's why Patch seeks advice from its readers on the best place in Decatur and Avondale Estates to celebrate all things Irish.

Here's a list of some restaurants and bars where you could toast Saint Patrick. If we've left a place off, or failed to mention special food and drink you'll be serving, please let us know and we'll add that information to the list.

-- Live Celtic music 4-7 pm and 8-11 pm and traditional Irish Fare featuring Irish stew, corned beef and cabbage and shepherd's pie.

-- Local Irish group the Buddy O'Reilly Band plays at 7 and 9:30 p.m.

-- Irish breakfast, plus Irish lunch items. Drink specials throughout the day.

-- Open at 8 a.m. for a traditional Irish breakfast. Live music at noon. At 1 p.m., the Ireland-England rugby match will be shown on TV. Bagpipes and drums at 7 p.m.

-- Irish breakfast 10 a.m.-noon. John Henry kicks off live music at 2 p.m. Irish dancers 4-6 p.m. from the Drake School. From 10:30 p.m., DJ Jester.

-- Live music starts at 2:30 p.m. Irish food includes corned beef, bangers and mash and fish and chips. Fun for kids includes a bounce tent, face painting and make-and-take crafts from noon until 4 p.m. Proceeds from the kid's activities will benefit Decatur Education Foundation.

-- Corned beef will be served with cabbage and roasted potatoes. Irish beers and whiskeys will be served all day.

Voting in the poll below is open until 9 a.m. Friday. Comments about your favorite place are helpful because in case of a tie, comments will be taken into account to pick the winner. We will announce the winner at noon Friday.

Ralph Ellis March 14, 2012 at 07:24 PM
Some of the local bars like Mac McGee's, Steinbeck's, and the Marlay House will have Irish musicians and dancing on Saturday.

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