Book Your Holiday Party Now & We'll Waive the Room Fees!

christmas treesCome celebrate the holidays at your home away from Vere's Irish Pub! From intimate parties of 10 to an entire pub buy out, we are ready to help you host the perfect pub holiday party. (Don't forget we do whiskey dinners, too!)

Book before November 15th, and we'll waive the room fees!

Sacramento location: contact Juliet House at

Davis location: contact Edward Nichols at

Our holiday books are officially open! Book NOW before they fill up!

Book Your Holiday Party at de Vere's Irish Pub!

It's that time of year to start planning your holiday parties...and de Vere's is the perfect place to throw one! Book your holiday party by November 20th and we'll WAIVE all room fees! Plus, parties of 30 or more get a FREE gift basket.

Raise a pint or two with those who are special to you, and we'll take care of the rest!

Sacramento Burger Battle!

Join us on Tuesday, September 18th, as we compete in the first-ever Sac Burger Battle! You know how much we love making inventive burgers, so you can only imagine how excited to compete.

Tickets are now on sale, proceeds benefit the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, and entry gives you: 

Burger samples from all restaurants

Dessert samples from local vendors

Craft Beer, Cider and Wine Tastings (as well as water and other soft drinks)

Prize giveaway ticket

Free parking at Raley Field!

A chance to cast your vote for the People’s Choice Best Burger award

Come support a great (and delicious!) cause!

GET $3 OFF your ticket using this link and entering discount code: deveres



Firestone Public House Grand Opening!

Firestone Public House “First Look” Grand Opening

May 10th Event Benefits UC Davis Children’s Hospital

Sacramento, CA—Firestone Public House (, the eclectic public ale house sports venue at the corner of 16th and L Streets, celebrates its grand opening on May 10th with a benefit event supporting UC Davis Children’s Hospital. The event is presented by restaurateurs Mason, Curtis and Alan Wong of Cafeteria 15L, the Park Downtown, and M!X Downtown; and the de Vere White brothers, restaurateurs Henry, Simon, and Mark de Vere White of de Vere’s Irish Pub.  

The open house-style event is from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., and will feature great food, entertainment, a raffle, music, and unique opportunities to meet and greet local leaders, athletes, friends and associates. Ticket prices are $75.00 and include admittance for one guest, appetizers, and two beverages (choice of beer, wine, well).  Valet parking will be available. Tickets are now offered online at:

Firestone Public House features large flat screen televisions, an expansive menu featuring creative American food, and 60 beers on tap. The public house offers outdoor patio dining, spacious central bar and wood-fired pizza oven, as well as menu items straight from the demonstration kitchen featuring a BBQ/smoker.

Tickets are available online at 

All proceeds benefit the UC Davis Children’s Hospital.

About Firestone Public House,

Committed to creating new and exciting venues to remain on the cutting edge of entertainment and dining experiences in the downtown Sacramento area, restaurateurs Mason, Curtis and Alan Wong, in partnership with Henry, Simon and Mark de Vere White, will open Firestone Public House with the same style and unique quality they have become recognized for with signature establishments such as Cafeteria 15L, M!X Downtown, The Park Downtown, and de Vere’s Irish Pub in Downtown Sacramento and Davis.  Firestone Public House offers an innovative approach to the conventional sports bar.  The casual and comfortable ale house provides a traditional, yet modern vibe for patrons.  The expansive menu highlights creative American food. Firestone Public House features 60 beers on tap, including microbrews.

About UC Davis Children’s Hospital,

UC Davis Children’s Hospital is the pediatric tertiary and quaternary care hospital for children throughout inland northern California from the San Joaquin Valley north to the Oregon border. The hospital offers children and their families the highest level of care for virtually every pediatric health condition, from autism to urology.  UC Davis Children’s Hospital is a 118-bed hospital and is part of the UC Davis Medical Center. The hospital has more than 120 subspecialists in more than 33 areas of pediatric medicine, including critical care medicine, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology and urology. The hospital’s services include a new, state-of-the-art, 49-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and a new 24-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)/Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (PCICU). Additionally, the hospital is the only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in the Central Valley, offering the highest level of care for children suffering traumatic injuries.

Join us for our 2nd Annual Kids Costume Brunch!

Sunday, October 30th9am-2pm de Vere's Irish Pub 1521 L Street Sacramento, CA

Get your kids in costume and come enjoy brunch with the family. (We'll be dressed up, too!) This special event will include: -Games for the kids to play while you wait for brunch -Treat bags for the family to decorate and fill with candy before leaving -An area for your kids to take photos and show off their costumes

We will also have: -A hostess to help get you a table as quickly as possible -Extra high chairs, but we recommend you bring your own as well (If you have a small portable chair), as there will be a lot of kids running around!

We're looking forward to another fun family event--and can't wait to see everyone's costumes! Last year's costumes blew us away...check them out below!

VIDEO: Galway Oyster Shucking Contest

This Saturday, we're hosting the 2nd Annual Oyster Shucking Contest at de Vere's for Sac Oyster Fest. Local chefs will go head-to-head, and will be judged on speed, accuracy, how much brine is left on the shell, and presentation. The winner gets a plaque and a years' worth of bragging rights.

Galway, home of the world's original and biggest Oyster Festival, has similar competitions every year. Check out this 2009 nail biter between  Swedish, Canadian, American, and Estonian competitors.

See you Saturday--the celebration is all day long and the competition starts at 3pm!

(If you're a local chef and want to sign up, click here. Spots are limited.)


Videos: How to Shuck & Eat an Oyster

Two things you need to know for Sacramento's Oyster Festival this Saturday. Watch and learn!


How to shuck an oyster:

How to eat oysters, according to Gary Busey: