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Philly's Best Cheap Happy Hours

There's no better way to relax after a long day of work (or a long Saturday of brunching and hanging out in Rittenhouse Square) than with a cheap drink at a cool bar. Here, we've rounded up some of the best happy hour deals in Philadelphia - enjoy them wisely.

  • Graffiti Bar
    • Bar
    • Washington Square West
    Atmo.
    24
    Decor
    24
    Service
    21
    Cost
    E

    This cool, graffiti-covered back patio bar at Michael Schulson's popular Sampan restaurant is home to one of the best happy hour deals in town. Every Monday through Friday, from 4-7 PM, the bar serves up $2 satays with an assortment of dipping sauces, plus $4 cocktails, beer and wine to wash 'em down.

  • Varga Bar
    • Bar
    • Washington Square West
    Atmo.
    24
    Decor
    22
    Service
    22
    Cost
    M

    Hang out with the 1940s pin-up drawings on the walls and sip half-price (yes, half-price) beer, cocktails and wine during happy hour at this Washington Square West hotspot, held Monday through Sunday from 4-6 PM.

  • Mixto
    • Cuban
    • Washington Square West
    Food
    24
    Decor
    23
    Service
    23
    Cost
    $37

    This festive Latin spot in Washington Square West serves up $3 beers, $4 house wines and $5 margaritas and mojitos during its weekday happy hour (5-7 PM). There's no better way to leave work behind at the office.

  • El Camino Real Restaurant
    • Tex-Mex
    • Northern Liberties
    Food
    24
    Decor
    22
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $24

    This hip NoLibs cantina is especially popular during its after-work happy hour (5-7 PM), when all margaritas are half-price (whether you're ordering by the glass or pitcher). The spot also offers a late-night happy hour, with $2 off draft beers and margaritas from 10 PM-12 AM Monday through Friday.

  • Tattooed Mom
    • Queen Village
    Atmo.
    22
    Decor
    21
    Service
    21
    Cost
    I

    Every day from 5-7 PM and 10-11 PM, this South Street bar draws in a crowd of hipsters with its half-price draft beers and food specials. On Meatless Mondays, veg-friendly snacks are half-price; on Taco Tuesdays, tacos are $1 each; on Burger Wednesdays, you can get a hamburger or veggie burger for just $3; and on Pierogi Thursdays, pierogies are 50 cents a pop.

  • The Cambridge
    • American
    • Southwest Center City
    Food
    19
    Decor
    19
    Service
    18
    Cost
    $31

    This cozy neighborhood pub on the lower end of Rittenhouse pours half-price 16 oz. pints of beer every Monday through Friday from 4-6 PM.

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