Where everybody knows your name: Finaghty’s Irish Pub lauded for ‘Best Happy Hour’

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It may sound corny, says owner Phil Stafford.

But Finaghty’s Irish Pub is a bit like the “Cheers” of the Snoqualmie Valley. The pub, voted “Best Happy Hour” in the 2013 reader poll, is a place where regulars and staff are on a first-name basis.

“Finaghty’s has always been focused on providing a great atmosphere that people of all ages enjoy,” Stafford tells the Record. “We want our guests to always feel comfortable and our staff knows most of them on a first-name basis, including what their favorite food and beverage are.”

Stafford tries to offer the best prices possible that allow customers to enjoy some of their favorite food and drink. The variety keeps his customers visiting multiple times each week.

“A good happy hour is about being consistent with our service and specials and making people feel like they can relax and enjoy themselves once they come into our doors,” the owner says.

You can see what’s up at Finaghty’s Irish Pub at


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