When eating at restaurants, there are several great ways to save money on the bill and keep the dining out budget in check. See this list of Happy Hour Deals and Special Promotions.
I have always loved taking advantage of Kid Eat Free promotions to save money at restaurants. But as my kids have “aged” out of most of these, I am looking for new ways to save. Taking advantage of Happy Hour Specials is another great way to save on your bill. And it’s not just for drinks and alcohol. Check out the appetizer options too.
Happy Hour Deals
Rusty Bucket: Happy hour is available Monday-Friday from 3-6 p.m. In addition to its daily drink features, which include Whiskey Wednesday, the Bucket offers $1 off all beer, wine and cocktails. Guests can also enjoy half-priced artisan pizzas and appetizers and $5 Juicy Lucy Burgers.
El Vaquero: Early Happy Hours (with appetizer specials) from 2-4 pm. Regular Happy Hours from 4-8 pm
Chuy’s: On weekdays, Chuy’s features happy hour specials and their Fully-Loaded Nacho Car, a FREE build-your-own nacho station that includes complimentary chips, salsa, queso, ground sirloin and more, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Condado Tacos: $1 off tacos and half off house margs from 5-7 p.m.
Borgata’s: Worthington location Monday-Saturday, 3-7 pm. $0.50 off draft and bottled beer, $1 off cocktails and wine by the glass, $8 for draft beer and large slice of pizza and Wed 1/2 price bottles of wine.
Old Bag of Nails: Monday- Friday 2- 7pm, $2 domestic bottles, $2 off appetizers, drafts and wine by the glass
Bravo: Monday- Friday, 3:30-6:30 pm: $5 cocktails, $5 wines, $5 craft beer, special bar bites in the bar
Brio: Weeknights at the bar, drink specials starting at $5 and bar bites starting at $4 (not available in DE, UT, or IL)
BJ’s Brewhouse: Monday- Friday 3- 7pm, $3 Domestic bottle or chips & dip, $4 BJ’s Handcrafter beers, $5 Dark Horse wines, $6 BJ’s Brewhouse Burger and slect appetizers, and 1/2 off deep dish pizzas
101 Beer Kitchen: 3-7 in the bar area for 1/2 off drafts, $3 off wine, mead & sangria pours, and $5 off growler fills.
Max and Erma’s: Monday- Friday2-6 pm: $3 domestics, $4 select crafts, $5 select cocktails, $6 shareable appetizers or cheeseburger, $3 margs on Wednesday
Kona Grill: Monday- Friday 2- 7pm & 9pm-close, Saturday 9pm-close and all day Sunday, half off select menu items and $5 rolls.
TGI Fridays: $5 drink and appetizers all day, every day (it’s always happy hour)
Buffalo Wild Wings: Monday- Friday 3-6 p.m. Drink specials and $3.95 bar bites. BOGO wings on Tuesday. Options and specials may vary by location
BD’s Mongolian Grill: Monday- Friday 3 -7pm, $2 Off Domestic Beer, $2 Off bd’s Hand Crafted Cocktails and $2 Off bd’s Appetizers (may vary by location)
Cheesecake Factory: Monday-Friday, 4 to 6 pm (bar only), $4 select 16 oz draft beers, $5.95 specialty cocktails and select drinks, $5.95 select appetizers.
P.F. Chang’s: Monday-Friday 3-6 p.m. enjoy food and drink options for $6 or less
Forno: (in Short North) Half off drinks, bar snacks and pizza Monday – Friday 4-6 pm.
16-Bit Bar + Arcade (Downtown Columbus and Dublin locations): Monday-Friday until 7PM. $2 off signature cocktails, drafts & wine.
Pins Mechanical Co. (Downtown Columbus and Dublin locations): Monday-Friday until 7PM. $2 off signature cocktails, drafts & wine.
The Market Italian Village: Aperitivo from Tuesday – Saturday from 3-6PM, receive a complimentary small bite with each beverage purchased.
The Crest (Parsons + Clintonville locations): Happy hour from Tuesday- Friday from 3-7PM. 1/2 off select drafts and special menu pricing.
This list was compiled with information from Columbus, Ohio. Please check your locations to verify participation. And if your fave happy hour isn’t listed, let me know in the comments and I’ll get it added.
Be sure to check out more Ways to Save at Restaurants here, including Kids Eat Free list here.
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