Fridays at Tobacco Road

Ninety-six isn’t necessarily a cool age. Your diaper has to be changed every few hours, walks through the mall are as tiring as watching young whippersnappers such as that bow-tied punk Larry King yammer on your talking picture box, and Metamucil comes in only so many flavors. But if you’re a…More >>


Eastland Café

Everyone loves a cheap, stiff drink after a long day of work–something to relax the mind before a strenuous evening of shuffling between political calamity on MSNBC and human calamity on VH1’s sideshow I Love Money. So what makes the $5 martini at Eastland Café better than the $5…More >>

Inside Nashville’s Eastland Cafe

Orange County

Durty Nelly’s

It’s located within walking distance of a whole lot of office buildings (including OC Weekly’s), so a good happy hour is non-negotiable. After all, worker drones need to properly drown their sorrows and/or celebrate their continued employment in this sad excuse for an economy. While the…More >>


Wildfish Seafood Grille

Seventy-five-cent oysters? Five-dollar blood-orange margaritas? Five-dollar Bacardi mojitos? With prices this good, you could surely be forgiven for assuming that we were talking about some desperate hole in the hinterlands, offering incredible deals in hopes of luring someone — anyone…More >>

San Francisco

McCormick & Kuleto’s Seafood Restaurant

The happy hour concept has been part of the San Francisco barhopping experience since the Silver Boom of the 1860s, when the saloons along Montgomery beckoned customers with groaning boards of oysters, hams, and other thirst-inducing snacks. The tradition continues at Ghirardelli Square’s…More >>

McCormick & Kuleto’s in San Francisco’s Ghirardelli Square


Il Fornaio

Downtown’s Italian chain eatery Il Fornaio isn’t on most people’s list of cheap eats. Except during happy hour, that is, when drinks are moderately priced (beer $3, wine $4) and the food is 100% free. In the bar, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, the staff sets out a small buffet of…More >>

St. Louis


A typical tab for two at Chi, the chic sake and sushi bar in the Central West End, can easily total $100. Visit the place between 4 and 6 p.m., however, and the same meal can be had for half the cost. While not every item on Chi’s menu is discounted during happy hour, there are enough options to…More >>

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