La Comida to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Morton Group’s La Comida, located in Downtown Las Vegas at 100 S. Sixth St., will bring Ireland and Mexico together for St. Patrick’s Day with an Irish fiesta hosted by “funologist,” Johnny “Juan” O’Donnell.

La Comida’s Shamrockin’ Rita and Suerte Shot
La Comida’s Shamrockin’ Rita and Suerte Shot

Special dishes, prepared by Executive Chef Mario Garcia, will be available from Friday, March 15 through Sunday, March 17, and will include braised lamb tamales, made with lamb shoulder, braised cabbage, tomatillo and cilantro rice, priced at $16; and corned beef and cabbage tacos, made with shredded corned beef, pickled cabbage and salsa fresca, priced at $12.

O’Donnell, an Ireland native, will kick the party off at noon on Sunday, March 17, with festive décor and drink specials including green draft beer, priced at $3 and shots of Jameson, priced at $5. Exclusive festive St. Patrick’s Day drinks will also be available, including the Shamrockin’ Rita, made with Milagro silver tequila, Midori Melon Liquor, Peach Schnapps, topped off with lime and pineapple juice, priced at $12; and the Suerte Shot, layered with energy drink, Jameson Irish Whiskey and Peach Schnapps, priced at $7.

PHOTO CREDIT: Courtesy of La Comida

About La Comida:

La Comida brings a funky vibe to Downtown Las Vegas with authentic Mexican flavors inspired by the cosmopolitan fare of Mexico City. Developed by Morton Group, La Comida is located in the Fremont East Entertainment District at 100 S. Sixth St., just off the corner of Fremont Street. Named one of the “best Mexican restaurants in Las Vegas” by Eater, La Comida serves authentic Mexican cuisine made with traditional ingredients and cooking styles from various regions in Mexico. La Comida boasts an expansive tequila selection and signature fresh fruit margaritas. The restaurant faces Sixth Street; the entrance marked with an old-school overhanging ‘La Comida’ sign stretching across the sidewalk beneath a 7-foot sculptured metal monkey with ‘bones’ flashing in pink neon.

La Comida is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from noon to midnight; and Sunday from noon to 10 p.m. More information is available by calling 702.463.9900 or onlin, on InstagramFacebook and Twitter

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