Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day—even those who refuse to wear green. To celebrate the arrival of Christianity on The Emerald Isle’s shores more than a millennium ago, we Americans dutifully go to the pub and consume an ungodly amount of green beer, Jameson, Guinness and corned beef and cabbage. Because that’s how ’Mericans pay homage! Below is a guide to some of the best local pubs and restaurants. May the luck of the Irish be with you.

Photo by Greg Ramar.