Edmonds Happy Hour

By Janette Turner
Arts and entertainment writer
My Edmonds News

Happy Hour! 

For sipping and supping on a budget there is no better place than the restaurants in Edmonds. And while the specials may change, the good news is there’s always something worth stopping for – and free parking. For updates, check out the Edmonds Happy Hour Facebook Page.

Las brisas

The bar at Las Brisas


Chanterelle, 316 Main St. – Visit this three-star AAA restaurant on Monday – Saturday 4-6 p.m. for the tomato bisque soup, hard cider, and Bridgeport IPA at $2.99 each, $3.99/$4.99 wines; $5.99 pulled pork quesadilla and other tasty offerings at special prices. They also offer Happy Hour $11.99 dinners of chicken Dijon, pork loin, white fish with capers, meatloaf, or lasagne if ordered before 6 p.m.

Cheesemonger’s Table, 203 5th Ave. S. – Enjoy a European-style Happy Hour with $5 wine or house Sangria, plus $5 for Pierre Robert Triple Crème Brie with baguette and dried figs or fresh fruit – or pick the $5 Beecher’s Flagship and Zoe’s Original Salami with fresh La Panzanella roll and spice it up with Ghost Pepper salami at no extra charge, running Monday – Friday 4-6 p.m.

Church Key Pub, 109 4th Ave. N. – This place keeps the good times pouring with all-day happy hour and darts on Mondays. First Thursday is Bike Night by Triumph, and every Tuesday take in some Trivia at 7 p.m. Some of the best taps in town can be found in this friendly pub.

Daphne’s, 415 1/2 Main St.  – We’re sneaking this in because we don’t care if there’s a happy hour at Daphne’s — the place is adorable. Cozy space, so be prepared to party with new pals.

Engel’s Pub, 113 5th Ave. S. – Want a dive bar with live music and beers on tap like Elysian Apocolyptic chocolate chili beer? Then head to Engel’s where happy hour is for posers.

Epulo, 526 Main St. – Voted best Edmonds Happy Hour by KOMO News, so you can’t go wrong with $10 Short Rib Pappardelle, $6 fire-roasted cauliflower (seriously) and their house red for $4. Happy hour runs 4-6 p.m. and after 9 p.m. in the bar only. Closed Mondays. Choices include:

Epulo's Savory Margarita

Epulo’s Savory Margarita

$3 truffle popcorn, marinated olives, or wood-fired flat bread with carmelized onions
$5 draft beers, red and white wines, well drinks
$6 chopped salad, polenta fries, fire roasted cauliflower, pancetta and arugula flatbread, truffle frites, and more flavors of individual flatbread pizzas
$8 smoked salmon bruschetta
$10 spicy shrimp and polenta, rigatoni formaggio, fettucine Bolognese
$11 steak sliders

On Tuesdays, you can get their “Tuesday Tasting Menu” for $25, accompanied by an optional wine flight for $25.

Beer and ribs at Rory's.

Beer and ribs at Rory’s.

Giardi’s, 504 5th Ave. S.  – Grab a bite from the extensive Happy Hour menu (see below), with a $4 wines daily 3-6 p.m. and 8 p.m. to close. Menu highlights:

$2.50 Brushcetta; or Caesar Salad
$2.75 Daily Cups of Soup; or Side of Vegetables
$3.50 Polenta Gorgonzola, Calamari (Seafood Mix), or Goat Cheese Bruschetta; or Macaroni and Cheese
$3.50-4 Desserts
$3.75 Sweet Potato Fries
$4 Tortellini in a Smoked Paprika Cream Sauce; or Mussels & Clams; or Ravioli in a Cream or Marinara Sauce; or Spaghetti Puttanesca; or Tamales; or Carpaccio Salad; or Hummus
$4.50 Pizza: Margherita , Salami, or Artichoke & Olive; or Gnocchi in a Pesto Cream Sauce (Potato Dumplings); or Spaghetti and Meat Balls; or Rigatoni with Zesty Italian Sausage; or Beet Salad
$7 Linguini in Cream Sauce with Crab Meat Balls or Ling Cod Crusted with Asiago Cheese served with Asparagus; or Lobster Ravioli; or Pork Tenderloin Marsala;
$7.50 Portabella stuffed raviolis tossed with braised beef short rib
$6 Penne Granchio (Rock Crab Meat in a Vodka Sauce); or Pan Seared Ahi Tuna; or Crab Cakes; or Pollo Farcito; or Meat Lasagna; or Risotto alla Milanese
$6.50 Pork Shank with Wild Mushroom Linguini
$5 Chicken Tender, Caesar Salad Wrap(Grilled Chicken or Salmon); or Scampi Fritti (Breaded Prawns); or Fish Tacos; or Penne Mango with Feta Cheese; or Salmone Ripieno topped with dill lemon cream sauce; or Baked Scallop Potatoes; or Spinach Salad; or Penne Carbonara
$8 Gnocchi Gorgonzola; or Zuppa di Pesce
$9 Lumache (Escargot)
Drinks: $3 Draft Beer; $4 wines; $5 Lemon Drop or Cosmos

Loft wine and appetizers

The Loft wine and appetizers







Las Brisas, 201 5th Ave. S. – Happy hour means the Las Brisas Margarita at $5 with the goat cheese and zucchini quesadilla for $7 between 3-6 p.m., seven days a week. Even better, their happy hour reappears on Fridays and Saturdays from 9-10 p.m.  $3 tacos or tamales; $4 Mexican beers; $5 well drinks; $6 house wines; $6 Nachos Grande

La Galleria, 546 5th Ave. S. – if you want oodles of food choices but can’t get into Giardi’s for Happy Hour, head one block South to La Galleria from 4 to 6 p.m. every evening.
$3 well drinks,
$3 micro brews,
$4 house wines
Plus appetizers: Meatball “Sanny”$8, bruschetta $6, Clams ala Galleria $6, Tuna Nicoise $12, Calamari Fritti $5, Polenta Gorgonzola $6, Bacon and salmon sandwich $8, Tricolore salad $5, Spinach and artichoke dip $6, Wild Alaska Carbonara $12, Soup bowl $5, Spinach, Caesar or Gorgonzola salad $5, Red or white-sauce flatbreads $7-8, dessert of Tiramisu, chocolate cake or Spumoni $5-6.

La Galleria

La Galleria

The Loft, 515A Main St., is back in business with happy hour every day 3-6 p.m. and 9-11 p.m. Favorites are the $4 blue cheese fries with a $4 glass of wine.

Milltown Lounge, 203 5th Ave. S. – Happy hour is seven days a week from 4-6 p.m. with $1 off wine and draft beers, with classic cocktails at $5. Closes early Monday-Thursday at 10 p.m.

Portofino Pizza and Pasta, 1306 Olympic View Drive, holds happy hour every day from 3-5 p.m. and then 8 p.m. to close.

Rory’s, 105 Main St. – Head to Rory’s for happy hours on weekdays 2-5 p.m. for $3 draft beers, $4 well drinks, and half-off appetizers. (Feb. 2015).

The bar at Taki Tiki

Taki Tiki’s bar




Taki Tiki, 518 Main St. – Visit this dancing and party place on Main for $5 Mai Tais and food specials 9 p.m. to close Sunday through Thursday, and on Friday and Saturday nights from 11 p.m. to close.

Fine whiskey at Jack Murphy's.

Check to see if Jack Murphy’s whiskeys are flowing with the new owner.


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Anthony’s, 456 Admiral Way – There aren’t many Zagat-rated places in Edmonds, but this is one choice joint. Plus, you can slip your yawl into the moor and sip $3 draft beers and $5 Lemon Drops with a plate of $5 Ahi Nachos, every day from 3-6 p.m. Anthony’s Sunset Dinner for $21.95 must be ordered before 6 p.m.  As always, prices are subject to change.

Arnie’s,300 Admiral Way – Cross the train tracks for Arnie’s happy hour in the lounge only from 3-6 p.m. every day except Saturday, and on Mondays from 3 p.m. to close with $2 off margaritas and bloody Marys, and $1 off well drinks, house wine and draft beer. But the best deal is the $3.50 batch of green chili polenta fries.
Also on the appetizer menu: oyster shooter for $.95 each, baby shrimp cocktail, pan-seared crab cakes, $8.75, calamari aioli, $5.95, Sambal shrimp, $6.75, Huli Huli chicken skewers, $5.95, Ahi Poke, $6.75, steamed Manilla clams, $10.45, Penn Cove mussels, $10.25, prawns, $6.45, chicken wings, $6.45, crab dip, $7.95, ginger chicken lettuce wraps, $5.75, fiesta nachos $6.50 or $4.50 half, Arnie’s clam chowder, $3.45, mixed greens salad, $3.45, Asian chicken salad, $11.95, Big Kahuna burger $7.75, and more.

demetris bar

Demetri’s bar

Demetri’s Woodstone Taverna, 101 Main St. – Sweet potato fries are $6 from 3-6 p.m. and 9 to close. You can also take a buck off your beer, wine or cocktail during those hours. More bites:
$ 5 Spicy Patatas Bravas; Fresh cut Yukon gold fries; Falafel with tzatziki sauce; Harissa hummus w/pita or veggies; Ham and bacon chowder;

$6 Tortilla de Patatas; Onion rings with Harissa; Angel hair pasta with tomato & basil; Bacon wrapped dates; Sweet potato fries with Serrano aioli; Greek fries; Bacon mac & cheese; Mexican homemade doughnuts with caramel sauce;

$7 Chicken Caesar salad; Five Spice beef pie; Fig and Kalamata olive crostini; Artichoke fritters; Chicken quesadilla; Spicy buffalo wings; Bacon wrapped shrimp;

$8 Firecracker shrimp; Gyro sliders; Empanadas of the day; Garlic shrimp; Calamari tenders with aioli; Mussels & Chorizo w/Brava sauce;
Angus beef sliders; Pork sliders; Lamb sliders;

$9 Flatbreads (Mediterranean garlic, BBQ chicken, pepperoni & mozzarella).

Bar Dojo, 8404 Bowdoin Way – Closed Mondays. Happy hour runs 4-6 p.m. in the bar, and in the dining room from 10 p.m. to midnight. $3 Hurricane Popcorn; $6 Crispy Beef Shallot Slider; $8 Crispy Wings; $11 Red Curry Mussels. Drinks $4 taps; $4 house wines; $1 off well drinks in the bar. On Tuesdays wine bottles are half-price.


FIVE outdoor dining area

Five Bistro, 650 Edmonds Way – From 2-5 p.m. They offer $1 off beer and house wines, $4 well drinks,. $5 individual pizzas, including the tasty Pear Gorgonzola.


Scott's fare.

Scott’s fare

Scott’s Bar & Grill, 8115 Lake Ballinger Way – Happy Hour is 3-6 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close. Enjoy $4 draft beers and house wines, and $5 well drinks, scratch Margaritas and Mojitos; 45.95 pork or cod sliders; $6.95 Gorgonzola Fries; or Buffalo Chicken Wings; or Fiesta Calamari. You won’t leave hungry or thirsty.

Note: All prices and specials subject to change without notice. If you have a local business with a special happy hour menu, let us know at My Edmonds News.

Girardi's bar

Girardi’s bar









  1. What a wonderful feature to this news site. We have so many great restaurants in Edmonds and it’s good to know where the specials are on a daily basis. Thanks Teresa and Janette.

  2. Thanks, Maggie! And let us know your favorite HH specials. The restaurants that offer HH are going to get even busier, and we want folks to know the best bites and sips.

  3. This is the best ‘news’ article I’ve read in days! Thank you.

  4. The Loft is back open now! :)

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