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Finnigan's Wake Irish Pub

$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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620 N Trade St, Winston Salem, NC 27101
+1 336-723-0322
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 10:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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North Carolina
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

We went in for lunch during a trip to the downtown galleries and really loved it! 40 beers on tap, decent wine and good food! My husband had the corn beef and cabbage and loved it! We also follow them on instagram to see what the specials are! Lived in the triad all my life, can't believe I have missed... More 

Thank PBCorreaRN
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

We have been there before but this was the first time that we ate inside. Due to the acoustic, the room is very loud. There was not a smiling face in the place and our waitress acted like we were annoying her by asking about the menu. I had the brisket. The parts that were not fat probably would have... More 

Thank kincaidt
Vara, Sweden
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

Bad smell from the kitchen and no goat cheese on the goat cheese salad made us disappointed. But the risotto were really good!

Thank Elaine L
Cleveland, North Carolina
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

This place was OK. I will go again but this time sit in the room by the bar. We were stuck in a room on the other side of the wall from the bar and it was BORING. For a group it would be nice in that room, or for a couple wanting some time alone it would be nice,... More 

Thank FinkFarm
Winston-Salem, NC
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

Who would think you would find a great Irish Pub and Restaurant in Winston Salem. The food is very hearty, the staff is welcoming and the beer selection is specialized. So if you're a Bud drinker you shouldn't go here. That being said, if you like to try different types of beer from all over the world, you will be... More 

Thank ctrlweeks
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

We come here several times a month. Food is always awesome. They have a great atmosphere that can accommodate any occasion. You can go at night to have drinks at the bar and listen to live music but also they have a restaurant area. I always get the Shepherd pie nachos which are my most favorite thing and the portion... More 

Thank ncrobyno
Blaine, Minnesota
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128 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

I was here for a business meeting and we had appetizers. There were a lot of people that showed up and the wait staff was awesome and nobody was ever waiting for a drink. The appetizers were set up on a table and refilled as necessary. We had plenty of room to move around.

Thank Dang22391
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

Located at 620 Trade Street, NW in the downtown arts district of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Finnegan's Wake is a breath of fresh air when compared to typical "Irish Pubs" as seen in the area. Upon entering, you get an immediate feeling of good times and fun. The décor is relatively typical, with a very long, well lacquered wooden bar (which... More 

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Clarksburg, West Virginia
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

Great ambiance. If I lived around here, I'd become a regular. My Ruben was excellent. Beer was smooth and fresh. Server was friendly but not overly so. When I'm in the area again, I'll be back.

Thank Brennon O
New York City, New York
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319 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

We were new to the area and decided to walk around downtown and see what the local bars and restaurants were like. We tried to go in to Finnegan's Wake for a bite to eat and the aggro meathead of a doorman wouldn't allow my wife to come in because he refused to accept her legal state-issued temporary drivers license.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 N Trade St, Winston Salem, NC 27101
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 336-723-0322

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?