With the return to some sense of normalcy comes one of the most cherished events in the food and drink industry: Happy Hour.
Remember that glorious concept? Well, it still exists, and in the Little Rock area, we have several great options.
A.W. Lin’s: Offers a Happy Hour at both its locations (Chenal and downtown) on Monday-Saturday with drink specials (and I am told some food specials as well).
Baja Grill (Little Rock and Benton): Baja Grill’s Happy Hour is on Tuesday-Friday from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. and includes: Baja Rocks Margarita for $4, Baja Frozen Margarita for $6, $2 off Signature Margaritas, $1 off tacos, beer, and mixed drinks, and $6 wine.
Big Orange (Midtown): Happy Hour runs from Monday-Thursday from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. and Friday-Saturday from 9 p.m.-10 p.m. and includes $5 classic cocktails, $5 starters, $2 2nd Rodeo Boots, and $2 off draft beer and wine.
Big Orange (West): Happy Hour runs from Monday-Thursday from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. and includes $5 classic cocktails, $5 starters, $2 2nd Rodeo Boots, and $2 off draft beer and wine.
Brood & Barley: Has a Happy Hour available Monday-Saturday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and includes a menu of food and drinks. Their outdoor patio is also open with plenty of covered and shady spots, as well as string lights, industrial strength fans and heaters (if needed).
Café Bossa Nova: Happy Hour at Bossa Nova runs Thursday-Saturday from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. and includes 30% off all drinks. If you’ve ever had one of their Caipirinha, then you know this is a great deal.
Ciao Baci: Does a Happy Hour on Monday-Friday from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. On Wednesday, it’s Happy Hour all day, and this includes specialty $5 wines, $7 cocktails, and a dollar off beers.
Copper Mule Table & Tap: Has a Happy Hour on Tuesday-Friday from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. and includes $2 off signature cocktails, $1 off mules, and $1 off draft beer.
Cypress Social: Has you covered with a food and drink Happy Hour filled with a rotating list of select bites menu (example) as well as $5 wells, $5 som selected red and white by the glass, and $5 Peachy Keet and The Irishman.
Fassler Hall: Has a regular Happy Hour on Tuesday-Friday from 3 p.m.-8 p.m. with $1 off local draft beers and $6 mini brats/mini chili dogs. Late Night Happy Hour is Thursday-Saturday from 10 p.m.-close (changes monthly). Fassler also does a SIP (service industry) night on Tuesdays from 8 p.m.-close with $4 well liquor and $1 off local drafts.
Graffiti’s Italian Restaurant: Keep an eye on Graffiti’s social media for its weekly wine special for $20.
Heights Taco & Tamale Co.: Runs Monday-Thursday from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. and includes $5 margaritas (frozen or on the rocks), $2 off draft beer and wine, and a Salsa Trio + Cheese Dip for only $5.
La Terraza Rum & Lounge: Has several specials depending upon the day of the week. Saturday and Sunday brunch includes $4 mimosas and Bloody Marys and $2 off mojitos. Regular Happy Hour 5 p.m.-6 p.m. and includes $5 wines and $2 off mojitos. On Tapas Tuesdays, mention the special for select half-priced small plates. Wine Not on Wednesdays includes $5 house wines and 20% off bottles. Thirsty Thursday has Happy Hour pitchers all night. Friday is Discount Rum of the Week and Saturday is Mega Mojitos which are on Happy Hour all day.
Mockingbird Bar and Tacos: Happy Hour Specials include: $1 off all appetizers, $1 off all draft beers, $5 small margaritas, and $10 large margaritas. Weekdays from 4 p.m.-6 p.m.
Petit & Keet:Runs Monday-Friday from 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. and includes $5 wells, $5 red and white wine, $5 select drafts, and select appetizers.
Raduno Brick Oven & Barroom:Their HH runs from Tuesday-Friday from 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m. and includes: $1 off all draft beer and wine, $6 Rad Classic Cocktails, and $8 Rad HH Snacks (burrata, meatballs, whipped feta, 10-inch one topping pizzas like pepperoni, cheese, and fennel sausage).
Sauced Bar and Oven:Has a HH that runs daily from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. and includes these specials.
Table 28:This is one of my favorite ones in town, thanks in large part to a fun menu filled with drink specials and popular apps like the quail lollipops. It runs from Monday-Thursday from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. (dine-in only).
The Fold:Botanas & Bar: Happy Hour is on Tuesday-Thursday from 3 p.m.-6 p.m.
The Pantry (Crest & West):This fantastic HH is on Monday-Saturday from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. and includes $1 off draft wines and beers, $5 well spirits, and $5 appetizers (hummus, truffled deviled eggs, bacon-wrapped dates, liver pate, country terrine, Brussels sprouts, and pommes frites)
The Rail Yard:They do such a huge Happy Hour, that you’ll have to click on this link to read all about it.