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Top Happy Hours in Los Angeles

Best LA Restaurant, Bar, Lounge, Food and Drink Discounts for Happy Hour


Cocktails and Happy Hours in LA
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Everybody needs a break--from work, and from LA prices. That's where the best Happy Hours in Los Angeles come in. Below is a short list of some of the restaurants and lounges that offer discounted drinks and food at special times.

Bao Dim Sum House

When: Daily, 4-7 p.m.
What: $2.99 draft beer, $5 wine by the glass, $6 large hot sake, $2.95 dim sum menu

8256 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046

Cat and Fiddle

When: Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m.
What: $3.75 draft beer, $4.50 wine-well, $5 appetizer menu

6530 Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028

Casa Vega

When: Daily, 2:30-7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m. (late night happy hour)
What:House Margaritas for $4.95, 50% off appetizers, 20% off selections from the bar menu

13301 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 90292

Chez Jay

When: 4-6 p.m., seven days a week
What: Happy Hour menu with a choice of Calamari steak, popcorn shrimp, hot wings, sliders and house wine or draft beer at $5 per glass

1657 Ocean Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401


When: 3-7 p.m., Mon.-Sat.
What: Draft beer discounts, half off appetizers and wine specials

403 W. 12th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015

El Carmen

When: Weekdays, 5-7 p.m.
What: $4 Margaritas and cheap Happy Hour appetizers like $2 guacamole

8138 W. Third St.
Los Angeles, CA 90048


When: Daily, 5:30-7 p.m.
What: Special Happy Hour menu, $5-$6 sake, $7 wines by the glass, $7 cocktails

8439 West Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Nic's Martini Lounge

When: Mon.-Fri., 5-7 p.m.
What: Happy Hour on their appetizer menu and half-priced signature martini

453 North Canon Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210


When: 6-7 p.m., daily
What: Specials on four of Julian Cox's handcrafted cocktails: Pisco Sour, Crush Groove, Peruvian Maid and Anejo Honey Sour.

9575 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90035

Plan Check Kitchen + Bar

When: 3-7 p.m. daily
What: Shift Change happy hour featuring old-school hip hop, $2 off all draft beers, and cocktail specials.

351 N. Fairfax Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Scarpetta at Montage Beverly Hills

When: Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m.
What: 'Giro D'ombra' offers visitors $4 beers and $8 cocktails, wines and appetizers

225 N. Canon Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Saddle Peak Lodge

When: Wed.-Fri., 4-6 p.m.
What: Half price cocktail menu, daily wine tastings and small plates from $6 to $12 (for cheese platter)

419 Cold Canyon Rd.
Calabasas, CA 91302

Slater's 50/50

When: Mon.-Fri., 3-7 p.m.; Sun.-Thu., 10 p.m.-close
What: Half off well drinks, house wine and select appetizers and beers

61 North Raymond Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91103

Soleto Trattoria & Pizza Bar

When: Mon.-Fri., 3-7 p.m.
What: Food and drink specials

801 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Thompson Beverly Hills

When: Mon.-Fri., 5-7:30 p.m.
What: $7 drinks and appetizers (including sushi) from a special Happy Hour menu

9360 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Whiskey Blue

When: Daily, 5-9 p.m.
What: $7 tapas and $7 Tequila cocktails made with El Jimador

W Hotel
930 Hilgard Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024

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