The Irondequoit Chamber of Commerce is excited to recognize Murph's Irondequoit Pub as our newest Featured Business! Check out our Q&A with owner Cathie Murphy:
Company name: Irondequoit Pub Inc/Murph's Irondequoit Pub.
Owner(s): Cathie Murphy, Matthew Murphy (son) and Jana Schweigert
Years in business: 37 (19 in Irondequoit)
Type of business/services you offer: Full service bar and restaurant. We offer live music four days a week. Our entire menu is available for take out and we host "happy hour events" for local businesses and charities.
How did your business come about? What made you decide to open your business: My husband Dan Murphy, "Murph", was working in the bar/restaurant business during and after college and I was a liquor sales person after college. We both loved the business and decided to make it our career.
Why did you choose Irondequoit for your business: We have lived in Irondequoit since 1987. We absolutely love this town and wanted to be part of the community. Finally in 2004, we opened Murph's on Titus Ave and the rest is history!
How many employees do you have? Are any Irondequoit natives: We employ 18 people currently and 11 of them are Irondequoit locals.
What do you want potential customers to know about your business: We love serving the community. We want everyone to feel comfortable at Murph's and enjoy the food and live music. We are trying everyday to live to my husband, Murph's, legacy.
What community service has your business been involved in? What organizations do you support: We support local sports teams by advertising in their high school programs. We also host many fundraisers for local charities. We support Toys for Tots, ALS and the American Heart Association.
Are there any events you are hosting you wish to tell the community about: We have a couple events in the works but no dates yet. We will let everyone know when details are finalized.
You can find Murph's Irondequoit Pub located at 155 Pattenwood Dr. Make sure to follow them on Facebook for their live music calendar and to stay up to date with events.