C’mon, get happy: Drink deals abound around town

The Biltmore. Photo: Emily Moroné

We hate to invoke a timeworn phrase, but, hell, it really is 5 o’clock somewhere. Here’s a guide to seven days of happy hours so you never have to be without a drink in hand come quittin’ time. Drinking every day on the cheap? We’ll cheers to that.


No. 3 (1517 University Ave., 984-4653) $5 bombs all night, $2 domestic drafts 4-7pm, $2 off craft beers 4-7pm, $2 off imported beers 4-7pm, $4 mid-shelf liquors 4-7pm.

No. 3. Photo: Emily Moroné
No. 3. Photo: Emily Moroné

Escafé (215 W. Water St., 295-8668) $4 margaritas 5:30-9pm, $3 rails 8-9pm, $5 Long Islands 8-9pm.

The Local (824 Hinton Ave., 984-9749) $3 drafts 5-7pm, $4 rails 5-7pm.


South Street Brewery (106 W. South St., 293-6550) $2 12 oz. beers all night and $2.50 pints until 9pm.

Mellow Mushroom (1321 W. Main St., 972-9366) $10 pitchers 4-6pm, $2.50 pints 4-6pm.

Blue Light Grill (120 E. Main St., Downtown Mall, 295-1223) $2 Starr Hill drafts 4:30-7:30pm.

Rapture (303 E. Main St., Downtown Mall, 293-9526) Half-priced drafts, $4 house wines, and $3 rails 3-7pm.

Rapture. Photo: Emily Moroné
Rapture. Photo: Emily Moroné


McGrady’s Irish Pub (946 Grady Ave. #16, 293-3473) Ladies’ Night: Specials on Sorbet Shooters, Dreamsicles, Dirty Girl Scouts, Dirty Shirley, Appletini, Ciders, half off appetizers from 5-6pm.

Zocalo (201 E. Main St., 977-4944) $1 off beers 5:30-7:30 pm, and $2 off specialty drinks 5:30-7:30pm.

Boylan Heights (102 14th St. NW, 984-5707) $5 Wahoos.


West Main (333 W. Main St., 293-2605) $1 off all drafts, $2 off select appetizers, $4 Maker’s Marks, $4 Ketel Ones, $4 glass of house red or white wine.

The Biltmore (16 Elliewood Ave., 202-1498) $5 pitchers, $2 appetizers  5-8pm, survivor hour: $1 rails, 8-9 pm.

The Biltmore. Photo: Emily Moroné
The Biltmore. Photo: Emily Moroné


Escafé (215 W. Water St., 295-8668) $3 rails 8-9pm, $5 Long Island iced teas 8-9pm.


Wild Wing Café (820 W. Main St., 979-9464) $4 24oz Miller Light, $4 Southern Comfort, $4 Rumple mints, $5 red-headed sluts, $2 rails 2-7pm, and $2.50 domestic bottles 2-7pm.

La Taza (407 Monticello Rd., 296-8292) $2.50 beers 6-8pm, $5 margaritas 6-8pm, $5 mojitos 6-8pm.

La Taza. Photo: Emily Moroné

The Virginian (1521 University Ave., 984-4667) $2 off Maker’s and Tito’s, $3 Southern Belles, $2 PBR bottles, $1 off drafts 4-7pm.

Citizen Burger Bar (212 E. Main St., 979-9944) $2 off drafts, $1 off wells, and $2 off wine by the glass from 4-6pm.


Horse & Hound (625 W. Main St., 293-3365) 3-liter boots of draft, $2 off drafts 5-7pm, $2 off bottles 5-7pm.

Michael’s Bistro (1427 University Ave., 977-3697) $16 bucket of five beers and $3 drafts 4-6pm. McGrady’s Irish Pub
(946 Grady Ave. #16, 293-3473) $10

Blue Moon and Shock Top pitchers, $3 Blue Moon and Shock Top drafts, and buy-one, get-one cheese-steaks until 2am.


Fellini's #9. Photo: Emily Moroné
Fellini’s #9. Photo: Emily Moroné

Rapture (303 E. Main St., Downtown Mall, 293-9526) 1/2 priced draft beers and $3 rail drinks from 3-7pm.

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