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Sláinte!

With our two annual parades and the dyeing of the Chicago River, Saint Patrick’s Day is a pretty big deal in this town. But the Irish don’t get all the luck—all of us get to enjoy the fantastic events and specials planned by many top restos. So don your greenest apparel and celebrate in style at these dining destinations.

Rebar at Trump International Hotel & Tower

1. Rebar
Enjoy a luxe bird’s-eye view of the dyeing of the Chicago River (10AM on March 15) from your lofty perch in Rebar lounge at Trump International Hotel & Tower. Floor-to-ceiling windows will give you a front-row seat, while two $18 specialty cocktails, the Four Leaf Clover (gin, fresh raspberries, lemon juice and clove essence) and Hot Irish Coffee, will keep spirits high. Also on tap: a spot-on assortment of festive fare, including Killarney corned beef and cabbage and Reuben rolls ($18 each). 401 N. Wabash Ave., 312.588.8000

2. The Gage
This perennially packed hot-spot from Billy Lawless is our splendid source for upscale comfort food. The special St. Patrick’s Day menu, offered March 14-17, boasts warming Irish dishes, including potato-ale soup ($12), Guinness-braised brisket pot pie ($17) and house-made corned beef ($20). Wash it all down with an Irish Breakfast, a mix of High West oak whiskey, mead, tangerine and lemon juice, blueberry syrup and mint. 24 S. Michigan Ave., 312.372.4243

3. Blackfinn Ameripub
Greet the day with a pint of Guinness (not to mention traditional bagpipers) at Blackfinn Ameripub’s “Kegs & Eggs” breakfast buffet March 15 from 8-11AM. Your $30 wristband gets you access to an all-you-can-eat spread of scrambled eggs, bacon and toast, not to mention Guinness and all domestic drafts. Cheers! 65 W. Kinzie St., 312.836.0290

4. City Dough
Fresh ingredients and wholesome cooking are what you’ll find at this charming Near North Side eatery, which is offering brunch, lunch and dinner specials March 14-16. Stop by for Guinness cheddar soup ($3 cup/$6 bowl), corned beef and cabbage burgers ($12) and Irish eggs benedict ($12). Of course, no Irish celebration would be complete without a shot of Jameson ($5). 2955 N. Sheffield Ave., 773.747.3100

5. Gino’s East River North
This Chicago institution’s massive new outpost is offering $4 pints of Revolution Brewing’s Anti-Hero IPA and 50-cent jumbo chicken wings all day long. Come for the wings, but stay for the deep dish Chicago Fire pizza ($21-$28), a decadent pie filled with spicy patty-style sausage, fire-roasted red peppers and red onions. 500 N. LaSalle Ave., 312.988.4200