Where to get Authentic Irish Food this St. Patrick’s Day near Gaslight Commons

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If you are looking to get into the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, there is no better way to do it then visiting a local pub for some authentic Irish food! The surrounding area of South Orange is lucky enough to have a few places that will be whipping up Irish cuisine in celebration. Gaslight Commons residents are just minutes away from St. James’s Public House, one of the best neighborhood pubs!

Whether your roots trace back to Irish heritage or not, St. Patrick’s Day is fun for all to celebrate–partially because of all the food! St. James’s Gate in Mapplewood, a neighboring town of South Orange, has delicious meals and specials to celebrate Irish culture.

Just a quick five minute drive from Gaslight Commons and your mouth will be watering with authentic Irish cuisine. St. James will open at 8am on St.Patrick’s Day so those looking for a tasty meal can come in early, or any time of the day. The special St. Patrick’s Day menu which has been a tradition of the pub, is served only this one day each year so you won’t want to miss out! This top secret menu isn’t on their website, so call or wait until you stop in to find out what is on it.

If you can’t make it on St.Patrick’s Day, the daily menu features authentic Irish food for you to stop in and enjoy anytime. Some of their daily menu options include Potato Leek soup, Hot Corned Beef, Tipperary Reuben and their house special Gaelic Steak. The drink menu will have you feeling like you’re in a pub in the heart of Ireland with their offerings of Smithwick’s, Magner’s Irish Cider and of course– Guinness! They also have over 15 Irish Whiskeys including Jameson’s 12 year, Black Barrel and Gold Reserve.

Visit their website to learn more about St. Jame’s menu, specials and St. Patrick’s Day celebration! For more pubs in New Jersey and near Gaslight Commons, this article features some of the top Irish pubs in the state.

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