Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on Thursday, March 17, by offering restaurant goers a festive day of Irish cuisine, drink specials and live music. An extended Happy Hour will also be available on Petey’s Upper Deck and at the bar from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Matanzas on the Bay’s St. Patrick’s Day feast will feature Chef Dave Chetwin’s Famous Corned Beef and Cabbage Buffet with carrots, creamer potatoes and dinner rolls for $15 per plate, available all day from 11 a.m., while supplies last. Drink specials include $4 pints of Guinness, $5 Bushmills and Jameson and $7 Irish Car Bombs, available all day long. Guests can enjoy live performances throughout the day, with John Friday performing from noon to 4 p.m. and Mary Winner from 5 to 9 p.m.
“With festive food and drinks, phenomenal music and a beautiful waterfront view, Matanzas on the Bay has everything you need to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Fort Myers Beach,” said Glen Petrarca, general manager of Matanzas on the Bay. “Our St. Patrick’s Day celebration was a hit last year, and we anticipate another great St. Patrick’s Day at Matanzas on the Bay, enjoying a fun-filled day with our guests.”
Matanzas on the Bay and Petey’s Upper Deck are best known for waterfront views, fresh seafood and old Florida ambience and is located at 416 Crescent St. on Fort Myers Beach on Estero Bay. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner daily, as well as caters to special occasions and private parties. As part of its commitment to use as many locally sourced products as possible, Matanzas on the Bay offers fresh produce in partnership with Oakes Farm, rum from the Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery and draft beer from Fort Myers Brewery. Its upstairs sports bar, Petey’s Upper Deck, is popularly known for its Dave’s Dockside Pizza, named the best pizza on Fort Myers Beach. The restaurant is located adjacent to the Matanzas Bayside Inn waterfront accommodations, just steps away from the Fort Myers Beach entertainment district. Free car parking and boat dockage is available. To book your party or for more information, call 239-463-3838 or visit www.MatanzasontheBay.com.