A Guide to the BEST Happy Hours in Washington, DC

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  • Location: 1320 19th St NW
  • Day/Time:  Monday-Friday from 2-5PM, designated seating areas only
  • Deals:  25% off their ENTIRE menu!


  • Location:  523 8th St SE
  • Day/Time:  Monday-Thursday from 4-6PM, Sunday from 4:30-6PM
  • Deals:  $7 cocktails, $6 rail mixed drinks + wine, beer and cider options.  Food options range from $5-7 and include Ambar fries, fried chicken, drunken mussels and more.

Bar Charley

  • Location:  1825 18th St NW
  • Day/Time:  all night Monday, Tuesday-Thursday from 5-6:30, Friday-Sunday from 4-5:30
  • Deals:  drinks are $7.95 a pop plus $4 Narragansett Tallboys + delicious food options like Korean BBQ wings, catalan fries, and tuna tartare.

Boqueria Dupont & Penn Quarter

  • Location: 1837 M St NW // 777 9th St NW
  • Day/Time:  Daily from 3-6PM
  • Deals:  free-flowing cava accompanies every tapas order on Thursdays from 5-6PM (at the bar).  Drink offerings vary depending on the location – food menu overlaps with dishes like patatas bravas, churros con chocolate and tortilla española.
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China Chilcano’s Pisco Hour

  • Location: 418 7th St NW
  • Day/Time:  Monday-Friday from 4-6PM
  • Deals:  REALLY great drinks:  $7 pisco sours + chilcanos, $6 vino and $5 cerveza.  They have a slew of awesome food deals as well priced $10 and under – we recommend the sui mai pollo and sanguche de pescado.


  • Location:  1100 15th St NW
  • Day/Time:  Monday-Sunday from 5-6:30PM at both the indoor and outdoor bar!
  • Deals: $9 craft cocktails + wine and $4 beer; lots of food options to choose from including oysters, deviled eggs, and mini muffalettas.


  • Location:  1250 9th St NW
  • Day/Time:  Everyday until 6PM
  • Deals:  $7 cocktails + house wine, $5 draft beer and housemade radler.

Fancy Radish

  • Location: 600 H Street NE
  • Day/Time:  Wednesday-Friday from 5-7PM, at the bar only
  • Deals: a specialty cocktail, wine and beer priced at $8 and under along with a handful of munchies (all $6) like kung pao cucumbers and chickpea fritters.


  • Location:  1200 New Hampshire Ave NW
  • Day/Time:  4-7PM daily, only at the bar
  • Deals: various drink deals, anywhere from $4-8 with bottles of wine available for $23.  Food options are plentiful with everything from risotto balls to $1 local oysters.


  • Location:  79 Potomac Ave SE
  • Day/Time:  Tuesday-Friday from 4-8PM
  • Deals:  $10 beer, snacks, and signature cocktails.  Food options include dishes like mushroom croquettes, tamarind fried chicken, chicken liver mousse and more.
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Jaleo Sangria Hour

  • Location: 480 7th St NW
  • Day/Time:  weekdays from 3-6:30PM
  • Deals:  $8 vino, sangria, and cocktails in addition to vermut, beer and cider.  Enjoy your drinks with a handful of tapas like croqueta de pollo, gambas al ajillo and more.

Mi Casa

  • Location:  1647 20th St NW
  • Day/Time:  Monday-Friday from 3-6PM
  • Deals:  cocktails, wine and drafts from $5-$9; food offerings include $3 empanadas, $7 chilorio flautas, $8 nachos and more.  Join them on Taco Tuesday to enjoy select $4 tacos.


  • Location:  1606 20th St NW
  • Day/Time:  daily 4-6PM, even on weekends, available via takeout as well!
  • Deals:  beer, tequila shots, and cocktail pitchers all for discounted prices.  As for food, expect to enjoy favorites like queso fundido, chicken tinga tacos and more.

Pisco y Nazca

  • Location:  1823 L St NW
  • Day/Time:  everyday from 4-7PM
  • Deals:  drink specials only – all beers $3 off, house specialty cocktails for $7.50, house liquors for $6, house martinis for $7 and sangria for $6 a pop!

Pearl Dive

  • Location:  1612 14th Street NW
  • Day/Time:  Monday-Thursday from 4-6PM
  • Deals:  $5 draft beer, $6 happy hour wine and $8 martinis or Manhattans along with 1/2 priced oysters, $11 mussels and wood grilled oysters.
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Shilling Canning Co

  • Location:  360 Water St SE
  • Day/Time:  Wednesday-Friday from 4-6PM
  • Deals: $10 cocktails + wine and $5 beer.  Food options are under $10, and you get to choose from dishes like truffle popcorn, crispy chicken sandwiches, mini mcreids and more.

Sospeso’s Haperitivo

  • Location:  1344 H St NE
  • Day/Time:  Monday, Wednesday-Friday from 4-7PM
  • Deals:  drink specials include house-made vermouth, wine by the glass and various cocktails for $7 and less.  As for food, choose between various spreads and finger foods like olives and falafel for $4 & $5.


  • Location:  915 F St NW
  • Day/Time:  daily from 4-8PM
  • Deals:  wine and beer $4-$9 with food options like cornbread cakes, chicken & waffles, hot fried oysters and then some.

The Game

  • Location:  2411 18th St NW
  • Day/Time:  Monday-Friday from 4-6PM
  • Deals: drink specials only – $10 for any draft + a shot of Ezra Brooks Bourbon, $7 drinks made with Skyy Vodka, Tanqueray gin, Bacardi rum, Altos tequila, Ezra Brooks Bourbon and $4 Underberg and more.

Alright Nomsters, we hope you enjoyed our latest roundup!  What are some of your favorite happy hours in DC?  Let us know by leaving a comment below, and stay tuned for more content coming your way soon.  For more on DC eats, click here!


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