10 Great Happy Hour Hotspots
When it comes to bargain bites, Scottsdale’s restaurants serve up a robust menu of happy hour specials that are sure to please.
At this laid-back gastropub, mug beer is only $3 and well cocktails are $4. Don’t miss the salty-creamy Pretzel & Provolone Fondue (a steal at $6). (Mon. – Fri., 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
During “Good Citizen’s Social” you’ll enjoy discounts on specialty cocktails, glass wines and draught beer, as well as a menu of innovative bar snacks that changes weekly. (Daily, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Enjoy $5 drinks and discounts on appetizers, including house-made guac, pork wings and kettles of green chile pork. (Tue.-Sat., 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Sun. – Mon., all night)
Save on wine, beer and seasonal cocktails, as well as Southwestern Poutine, Crispy Fried Shrimp and signature sticky buns all while enjoying a classic Camelback Mountain view. (Mon. – Sat., 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Catch happy hour at either end of the day at downtown’s Barrio Queen. Every day, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and again from 9 p.m. to close, you can enjoy $4 Casa Margaritas and Mexican beers, $5 glasses of wine, and $6 apps, including taquitos, mini tortas and stuffed poblano peppers.
Each time you come back to The Second Story Liquor Bar, there will likely be something new and yummy to try on their happy hour menu. But two things that aren’t changing are $6 house wines and $6 “Dram of the Day.” (Daily, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Select martinis, margaritas, mojitos and wines by the glass are only $5 (all other drinks are $2 off) and you’ll savor $1 Louisiana Oysters and discounted pricing on other tasty morsels like the Spicy Shrimp & Pork Potstickers for $8 and Tartare of Pacific Ahi for $12. (Tue. – Sat., 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.; all night Sun. and Mon.)
Nibble on small plates at just $8 each, including the Olive Bowl with Fresh-baked Focaccia, Mozzarella Caprese Sandwich and a Charcuterie Plate. Sample one of their 36 craft Arizona beers on tap for $1 off while you are at it. (Daily, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.)
At $3 per taco, chow down on the “Pastor Chicken,” “Traditional Carnitas” and “Machaca Beef” options. Check out $5 margaritas and $4 cervazas as well. (Mon. – Fri., 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Cool Redux Happy Hour at ZuZu is a throwback to simpler times, both in environment and cost. Enjoy $6 wine by the glass and signature cocktails like the Bramble or the Blood Orange Margarita, as well as $4 select beers. You’ll also love $6 bites such as Green Chile Pork, Fried New England Clams and Slow-Roasted Ribeye Dip. (Mon. – Fri., 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.)