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Ah, happy hour! Who doesn’t love a good happy hour? So, what are the best happy hours in Redmond? We’ll tell ya!

We share 5 of the best happy hours based on feedback from our team and even a few loyal customers from Microsoft. (They know their happy hours! Trust us.)

For the best budget-friendly cocktails and food deals, read on. As they say “cheers” in Italy: Salute (pronounced “saw-lutay”)!


Grilled stuffed jalapeños from the Matador on a plate

Source: Matador Restaurants

7824 Leary Way NE
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 883-2855
Web: matadorrestaurants.com/great-mexican-restaurants-redmond

Directions: Google Maps

Happy Hour Times:

Daily from 4 pm – 6 pm
Daily from 10 pm – 1 am
Brunch (Sat & Sun from 10am – 2pm*
* Happy Hour Pricing Not Available

Happy Hour Food Specials:

$5 Happy Hour Menu

  • Romaine Salad
  • Tortilla Chicken Soup
  • Crispy Brussels Sprouts
  • Nachos Grande
  • Black Bean Queso
  • Matador Guacamole
  • Chicken Or Carnitas Tacos (2)
  • Quesadilla (Mushroom, Chicken, Carnitas, Chorizo or Cheese Steak* or Shrimp +$2)

$6 Happy Hour Menu

  • Habanero Shrimp
  • Tex-Mex Spring Rolls
  • Crispy Fried Calamari
  • Ancho BBQ Pork Ribs
  • Steak or Shrimp Tacos (2)
  • Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños (Filled with Goat cheese, hickory smoked bacon, ranch dressing)

Street Tacos

  • Choice of: Shredded Beef, Chorizo, Carnitas, Shredded Chicken, Pork Belly
  • 1 for $2, 3 for $5, 5 for $8

Located in Old Town, Matador has one of the best — arguably the best — food happy hours in Redmond. Their robust happy hour menufeatures a ton of specials, most priced between $5 and $6. You’ll be happy to know, Matador is locally owned. In addition to the Redmond location, they have locations in Ballard and West Seattle. No doubt, Matador deserves to be listed as one of the best happy hours in Redmond.


Outdoor patio with tables and chairs at JJ Mahoney's Irish Pub

Source: Yelp

8932 161st Ave NE
Redmond, WA 98052
Phone: (425) 558-1866

Directions: Google Maps

Happy Hour Times:

  • Monday-Friday 3 pm To 6 pm
  • Monday-Thursday: 9 pm To Close
  • All Day Sunday

Happy Hour Drink Specials:

  • $1 OFF All Micro Brews
  • $5 Mac & Jacks
  • $1 OFF All House Wines
  • $1 OFF All Well Drinks

Happy Hour Food Specials:

  • $5 Baja Chicken Tacos
  • $6 Beef Sliders
  • $6 Buffalo Chicken Strip Burger
  • $6 Chicken Bites
  • $5 JJ’s House Salad
  • $6 Nachos
  • $6 Potato Skins

JJ Mahoney’s Irish Pub claims to be “the best happy hour in Redmond.” While we can neither confirm nor deny it’s the best, we can definitely say that their happy hour is pretty rockin’! It’s definitely one of the best happy hours in Redmond.

JJ Mahoney’s serves up Irish-inspired pub grub in an authentic old-world pub atmosphere. Beef Sliders, Buffalo Chicken Strip Burger, Chicken Bites, Potato Skins, or their delicious nachos. You can add corned beef to the nachos for $3. Well-drinks, draft microbrews, and house wines are a dollar off.

For more details, check out their online happy hour menu.


Burger with fries on a table with a description that says BEST. BURGERS. EVER.

Source: Tipsy Cow Burger Bar

16325 Cleveland St
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 896-8716
Web: tipsycowburgerbar.com

Directions: Google Maps

Happy Hour Times:

  • Daily 3 pm To 6 pm
  • Daily at last hour before close
  • Sunday & Monday 8 pm To 9 pm
  • Tuesday – Thursday 9 pm To 10 pm
  • Friday & Saturday 10 pm To 11 pm


  • $2 BUCKS Off Wines By The Glass
  • $2 BUCKS Off Well Drinks
  • $2 BUCKS Off Snacks & Fries

The Tipsy Cow features awesome burgers with even more awesome names: The Rockstar, The Arsonist, The Bird Is The Word (Turkey burger), and The Notorious P.I.G. (which isn’t a burger; it’s house braised pork, and it’s delicious!).

They’ve also got a tremendous beer selection. During happy hour, all their starter snacks and fries are discounted by $2. Tipsy Cow is also socially responsible, supporting local brewers, distillers, winemakers, farmers, and ranchers. Check out their happy hour menu for one of the best happy hours in Redmond.


Two glasses of beer sitting on a table accompanied by cinnamon and lemon

Source: La Isla Cuisine

16505 Redmond Way
Redmond, WA 98052
Phone: (425) 298-0374

Directions: Google Maps

Happy Hour Times:

  • Everyday: 3 pm to 6 pm (All Ages)
  • Sunday – Thursday: 10pm-11:30pm (21+)
  • Friday & Saturday: 10pm-1am (21+)
  • 1 Drink Minimum For Late Night Happy Hour
  • The last call for Happy Hour is 15 minutes prior to ending time

Happy Hour Drink Specials:

  • Classic Mojito – $7 Early Happy Hour, $5 Late Happy Hour
  • Cuba Libre – $5
  • Draft Beers – $4 (Manny’s Pale Ale Or Pacifico)
  • House Wine – $5
  • Non-Alcoholic – $4 (Mocktails, Scratch Juices, and Lemonades)

Happy Hour Food Specials:

  • Empanadillas – $2 (Pork, chicken, beef, pizza, cheese, potato, veggie)
  • Medley De Platanos – $3
  • Carne Frita – $6.5
  • Bacalaitos – $4
  • Gandules Dip – $3.5
  • Chicharrones De Pollo – $5
  • Camarones – $8 (Mix 2 sauces for $1 more)
  • Ceviche De Galdo – $5
  • Ensalada De La Casa – $5
  • Flan – $3

La Isla is the first Puerto Rican restaurant in the state of Washington. It consistently ranks as the best Caribbean restaurant in the area. We’ve heard from native Puerto Ricans that La Isla has hands-down the best and most authentic Puerto Rican cuisine on the West Coast.

Best of all, La Isla’s happy hour menu is expansive, delicious, and cheap. Some highlights of their menu: Empanadillas for $2, Medley De Platanos – for $3, Gandules Dip for only $3.5, and their famous Flan for just $3. Oh, and we can’t forget! Topped with their auntie’s Magic Caldo Sauce, the Carne Frita is absolutely delicious! Their Carne Frita is bone in “pork wings” that they marinate overnight in a special rub from a family recipe — is absolutely delicious!

They’ve also got a huge cocktail menu; notably, every drink is made from scratch with the freshest ingredients. You can check out their happy hour menu by clicking on this link.


Burger and seasoned fries on a plate with a dill pickle on the side

Source: Redmond's Grill

7979 Leary Way NE
Redmond, WA 98052
Web: redmondsgrill.com

Redmond’s is centrally located on the northwest corner of Leary Way and Redmond Way.

Directions: Google Maps

Happy Hour Times:

  • DAILY from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • LATE NIGHT from 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM (Sunday through Thursday)

Happy House Drink Specials:

  • $1 OFF Well & Specialty Cocktails
  • $1 OFF Draft and Bottled Beers
  • $2 OFF wine by the glass

Redmond’s has a small but respectable happy hour drink menu, but where they really shine: their food specials. Check out their happy hour menu to see all their food deals. There are too many to list in this article!

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