For some it's not St. Patty's day till they've had their green beer or two, but for me it's all about the corned beef!

Charles Brutlag

I grew up eating corned beef and cabbage every St. Patrick's Day. So I was pretty bummed to find out my dude doesn't share my same love of the salty brisket. This then started a new tradition between my sister and I, where we go out to dinner and enjoy our favorite St. Patty's Day meal.

We try to go to a different restaurant every year and because of that (and some help from friends) I have a list of the top places to grab the holiday staple this Saturday:

  • Murphy's Pub 510 S Perryville Rd, Rockford, IL 61108
  • Oscar's Pub and Grill - 5980 E State St, Rockford, IL 61108
  • Scoop's Steam Powered Subs and Deli - 117 N 4th St, Oregon, IL 61061
  • Crazy Times Pub & Grub - 1520 Glen Forest Dr, Machesney Park, IL 61115
  • GreenFire Restaurant Bar & Bakery - 6795 E Riverside Blvd, Rockford, IL 61114
  • Der Ratheskeller - 1132 Auburn St, Rockford, IL 61103
  • Jax Pub - 4160 N Perryville Rd, Loves Park, IL 61111
  • Irish Rose Saloon - 519 E State St, Rockford, IL 61104
  • Johnny Pamcakes - 3700 E State St, Rockford, IL 61108
  •  The Hope and Anchor English Pub - 5040 N 2nd St, Loves Park, IL 61111

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