As the cooler weather sinks in, and you pull on your polka dot galoshes after work, there’s a slew of bars looking to win you over with deeply discounted Happy Hour specials on bites and bevvies.
Cabo Cantina (Multiple Locations: Venice, Hollywood, Santa Monica, Brentwood)
If it’s a fiesta you’re looking for, call your amigos and say hola to Cabo Cantina. Cabo offers 2-for-1 drink specials every day from 4-8pm. If you’re nursing a nasty hangover, start your weekend festivities early to enjoy Bottomless Weekends that include all-you-can-drink mimosas and bloodys on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays until 3pm. It’s a virtual taco-fest on Tuesdays to gorge on all-you-can-eat tacos for $5. Pack a sombrero, grab a senorita, and get the fiesta started!
The Belmont (747 N. La Cienega Blvd.)
Check out the Belmont for fancy foods and classy cocktails in a comfortable, cozy atmosphere. Featuring an outdoor patio, mix and mingle with the gorgeous and connected while sipping on delightful drinks. Enjoy Happy Hour Specials for half off all apps like down home mac ‘n cheese, finger-lickin’ BBQ baby back ribs, and gourmet fresh ahi tuna tartare. Order up double the amount of cocktails for half price drinks everyday from 4-7pm. Take advantage of Monday night’s “Big Bucket” Special, serving up 3 pounds of snow crab legs for only $30.
Nic’s Martini Lounge (453 N. Canon Dr.)
Classy, upscale and casual all at the same time, Nic’s Martini Lounge in Beverly Hills ranks up there with the best of the best Happy Hour Specials every day of the week from 5-7pm and all night on Mondays. Greeted by all-knowing seasoned bartenders, order specialty Old Hollywood-themed cocktails like tropical “Last Mango in Paris”, light-on-its-feet “Ginger Rogers”, or whisk-you-away “Lady Godiva Rides Through Sweden”. Bundle up in a furry coat and step into the vodka freezer for ice-cold shots of your chosen poison. The tantalizing appetizer menu includes clam pizza, shrimp cocktail, and grilled octopus all half off at $7. Special-tini’s run $7, as does wine du jour.
Lola’s (945 N. Fairfax Ave.)
Lola’s prides itself on being both classy and casual, without seeming overly pretentious. Welcome to a place where rock stars, celebrities and the general public gather over a few cocktails and tasty eats. Happy Hour begins Monday through Friday at 5:30pm and ends promptly at 7:30pm, while Sundays stay Happy from 4-7:30pm. Take your time to peruse the tantalizing menu featuring $5-$6.50 items like smoked mozzarella and bacon pizza, veggie black bean cake, and good old-fashioned grilled cheese with tomato soup. Martini specials ring in at $6 a pop, keeping your wallet and your thirst content.
After a hard day’s work, reward yourself and fellow co-workers with Happy Hour Hoopla at our top hot spots around Los Angeles. You deserve it!