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10 Great Scottsdale Happy Hour Hotspots

By local contributor
Adam Haught

When it comes to bargain bites and drinks, Scottsdale’s restaurants serve up a robust menu of happy hour specials that are sure to please.


The Beverly on Main

The Beverly on Main-Group Cocktails

Scottsdale’s intimate and upscale cocktail lounge won’t disappoint during happy hour. Enjoy discounts on cocktails, beer, Whiteclaws, and wine while snacking on some favorites including Truffle Fries, Pretzel with honey mustard and Main Street Buffalo Wings. (Everyday, Open to 8 p.m.)


Citizen Public House


During “Good Citizen’s Social Hour” at this Old Town favorite you’ll enjoy discounts on specialty cocktails, wines by the glass and draft beer, as well as a menu of innovative bar snacks like Bacon Fat Popcorn and their famous Beer Fondue. (Daily, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.)


Diego Pops

Diego Pops

Enjoy happy hour at Diego Pops, which puts a modern and playful twist on authentic Mexican favorites. Splurge on the famous Diego Margarita for $5, beer for $4, and wine or sangria for $6. Plus, all apps are 50% off, so you won’t go hungry! (Daily, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.)




EVO, a favorite neighborhood eatery in Old Town, offers daily happy-hour specials that include $5 select beers and well spirits, and $6 for wine or sangria. Pair your choice of beverage with tasty apps like the Margherita Pizza for just $10. (Daily, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.)


Fat Ox

Fat Ox

Fat Ox’s Aperitivo Hour menu offers $12 dollar craft cocktails, including the legendary Fat Ox Old Fashioned and The Dirty, as well as $9 dollar select wines and sangria, and $5 - $6 dollar select beer. For noshing, try the Linz Prime Beef Tartare or Grilled Calabrian Shrimp. (Daily, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.; bar only)


Hula’s Modern Tiki


Located in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, Hula’s Modern Tiki has a happy hour you won’t want to miss! Enjoy daily deals on cocktails, including Hula’s famous Mai Tai, starting at just $7 each. Monday through Friday, you also can indulge in a variety of delicious, nicely priced apps like the Hilo Sliders and Abalone Style Calamari. (Mon., Tue., Thu., and Fri 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Wed., all night 3:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Sat. and Sun., drinks only 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.)


Los Sombreros

Los Sombreros

This happy hour features Los Sombreros’ signature favorites among the $6 drink specials and delicious small bites. To drink, try the iconic Mango Mezcarita or a Tijuana Donkey (a Southwest twist on a classic Moscow Mule). Pair your choice of cocktail with great apps like Queso Fundido, Chicken Flautas or the ever-popular Chips and Guacamole for just $6 dollars each! (Mon. – Fri. 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.)


Maple & Ash

Maple & Ash

Enjoy a different kind of happy hour with Maple & Ash’s Oyster Hour. The $2 oysters are the star of the show, but options like Sizzling Beef, Wild Blue Prawn Shrimp Cocktail and Yellowfin Tuna Tartare also shine. To sip, try a glass of Bubbles, Rosé & House Red or a classic cocktail like Tito's Martini. (Mon. – Fri. 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.; bar & lounge)


The Vig

The Vig Brunch

Whether you’re enjoying brunch, lunch or an early dinner, The Vig’s Happy Hour Drinks menu, which offers $2 dollars off all beer, VIGnature Cocktails, and well-mixed drinks is the way to go. To snack on, The Vig offers options ranging from Pork Tacos to Blistered Shishito Peppers. You can also pick up a Chefs Board & a Bottle for just $28! (Mon. – Fri. 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.)




ZuZu’s mid-century modern vibe gives happy hour a fun, fresh ambiance.  Everything on the special menu is between $5 and $7 dollars, including the featured draft beer, cocktails, house red and white wines by the glass, and tapas like the Black Bean Hummus and Buffalo Chicken Chicharrones. (Sun. – Wed., 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.)