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Finnbar's Pub

#19 of 170 Restaurants in Troy
Certificate of Excellence
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452 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180
+1 518-326-3994
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Late Night, Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice place and good food

Was there on a Friday night. Cozy neighborhood atmosphere. Place was hopping and a bit loud but service was great and fish fry super. Would definitely go there again. Enjoyable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 9, 2015
Lori Ann C
Colden, New York, United States
via mobile
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Brunswick, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I were in the mood for pub food and a beer. Finnbar's has a really good selection of beers and stouts on tap. Food was good too, but nothing memorable. My husband asked for mustard for his Reuben. Imagine our surprise when we found a 50 cent charge on the bill. It felt rude and left a... More 

Thank MTMknits
New York
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125 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We met friends at Finnbar's before a show at the Music Hall. There in plenty of time to enjoy dinner and make the show. The server asked us if we were going to a show and then told us she'd make sure we were served in plenty of time. Nice touch and nice attention to detail. Then we spent much... More 

Thank Keenefleet
Colden, New York, United States
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

Was there on a Friday night. Cozy neighborhood atmosphere. Place was hopping and a bit loud but service was great and fish fry super. Would definitely go there again. Enjoyable.

Thank Lori Ann C
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Open for lunch a couple of days in the week, this bar has two floors, multiple rooms and is very cosy. They have a really wide variety of beer on tap. Sandwiches are very good, the cracked egg with bacon is particularly good.

Thank feralman
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Great place to hang out in Troy. Many unique spaces to eat in one restaurant. The outdoor space is cozy and relaxed. They have an ever changing beer selection and their food is very good. I love their banger sliders! The best!

Thank Mary C
East Greenbush
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Went to dinner with friends the other nite and were looking for something low key. We found our way to Finbarr's (my first time). First times in Finnbars but have been in the building hundreds of times when it was Holmes in Watson back in the day. We decided to sit outside in the back. It was a beautiful evening... More 

1 Thank Kevin B
Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

For someone like me who lived in Troy for many years when this was Holmes & Watson's, it was hard to like this new establishment. But, I have to admit the place is living up to it's geographic reputation. The food is a little heavy on the pork/cheese/everything fried side, but very tasty. There's reasonable range and diversity on the... More 

1 Thank NickyJac
Troy, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

Been to Finnbar multiple times and it's always a great experience! Love the Bangers and Chicken Goojons. You can tell everything is made to order. My mouth is watering thinking about the food. We will be back over and over again!

Thank Elizabeth C
new york
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Went with my wife and asked to sit outside. The have what they call a back patio. Its an alleyway with a stockade fence up. The real problem is they allow SMOKING. Listen i dont care how you feel about the politics, there is NO SMOKING in restaurants and PUBLIC areas in NY period end of convo. If i was... More 

2 Thank NewYorkBighawk68
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

We asked to be seated outside. Outside (back) patio is no more than an alleyway with high walls where they allow smoking. This is NYS and there IS NO SMOKING IN RESTAURANTS AND PUBLIC PLACES. We asked to be seated out front where it is less claustrophobic. I was informed and saw that smoking is allowed there as well. We... More 

1 Thank John Q

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 452 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 518-326-3994

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, American, Irish, Seafood, Eastern European, Armenian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?