Dying to try something on your favorite restaurant’s menu but don’t want to pay full price? Thank you, happy hour! Maybe you’re a pro happy hour specialist, or maybe you’ve been waiting for a comprehensive list of where you can dine on a few less dimes. When it’s time for your after work drink or snack, here are some of the best places to save a few bucks and enjoy happy hour in Springfield.
Flo has some of the best happy hour options. They’ve got happy hour food going from 3:00 to 6:00pm and happy hour drinks from 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Monday through Saturday and Sunday all day! You can also score discounted sushi rolls, like a $4 California Roll or $5 Spicy Tuna Roll, and so much more. Wine prices start at $5.50 a glass, $5 for house and specialty martinis, and $2.75 for a 16-ounce beer. They also have an awesome late night happy hour: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00pm to 1:30am, and Friday and Saturday from 10:00pm to 1:30am.
This is probably one of the best places to find happy hour deals in downtown SGF! It’s a great place to be, whether enjoying one of their 100+ beers or their bounty of martinis and espresso cocktails. They have happy hour specials everyday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm, with $2 off of dips (we recommend the hummus plate), $2 off martinis, and $1 off beer. Every week night they also have specials: Monday is 1/2 price wine night, Tuesday is $1 off drafts, Wednesday is Happy hour all night, Thursday is $5 martini menu and Friday British & Belgian bottle specials!
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Scotch and Soda is a small venue with a big city feel, similar to that of a 1930’s scotch lounge. This cocktail house specializes in scotch whisky, gourmet bar eats and an extensive beer menu. On Thursday and Friday night from 5:00 to 9:00 pm you can find their happy hour, featuring $1 off house cocktails, $1 off draft beers and $1 off spreads!
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Ocean Zen has some great deals: they’ve got a regular happy hour, late night happy hour and sushi happy hour in the drive-thru. There’s the regular happy hour from 4:00 – 6:00 pm daily only in the bar, a late night happy hour from 8:00 -10:00 pm Sunday – Thursday and 9:00 -11:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, and the sushi happy hour drive thru is from 3:00 – 6:00pm every day. The various happy hours entail some great prices; House wines range from $5.50 – $6.50, martinis and specialty cocktails range from $5 – $8 and the sushi rolls range from $3 – $6.50. Some appetizers are also featured during the happy hours–be sure to try the Crispy Chinatown BBQ Chicken Spring Rolls!
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Established in 1990, Garbo’s Pizzeria is family owned and operated. Garbo’s Pizzeria features thin style crust that’s actually made on “The Hill” in St. Louis. They have happy hour specials almost every day! On Friday, Saturday and Sunday they have wine by the bottle specials all day. Monday is Mother’s Brewing Company drafts on special all day, Tuesday is two for one mixed drinks from 3:00pm to 6:00pm, Wednesday is Boulevard Wheat drafts on special all day and Thursday is Ladies Night! Martini specials from 4:00pm to close.
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The happy hour deals for Houlihan’s go on all week! On Monday through Saturday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm and 9:00 pm to close, 14 of the best starters in smaller portions are just $3.95! This includes the chicken wings, pretzel sticks and beer cheese dip, mini burgers and fries, parmesan frites and so much more. The best part is, happy hour is ALL DAY on Sunday. Does it get better? Items include $2.50 16 ounce domestic drafts, $3 house wine, $3.50 16 ounce craft and import drafts, and $4.50 Long Island Iced Tea Pitchers. It’s important to note that these are available in the bar, lounge or patio only. We have to include that every Tuesday after 4pm, you can get ½ off bottles of wine!
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We know that Kai loves happy hour because they have so many great deals. On Monday through Saturday from 5:00 to 6:30pm, you can choose from a list of 3 for $10 sushi rolls, and a list of 3 for $10 small plates. They also have a Late Night Special menu from 9:00 to 11:00pm which includes assorted sushi rolls and small plates at discounted prices. Tuesdays are half priced wine bottles from 6:30 to 9:00pm. Wednesday is College Night, where you can find a plethora of awesome specials like $2 edamame, $4 miami vice roll, $4 yummy roll, steak skewers 2 for $6, and lobster rangoon 2 for $3, just to name a few!