We are officially in the height of summer and there’s no better way to end a long work day than to meet up with friends for some happy hour drinks and delicious food! Here are some of our favorite happy hour spots we love and wanted to share with you! Enjoy!
FIG Santa Monica
FIG at Five is now seven days a week. The restaurant’s long-running one hour reduced fare bonanza is overseen by chef Yousef Ghalaini, and spans just 5 to 6 p.m. daily. Expect big crowds and even bigger flavors.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Salt offers their happy hour everyday from 4:30 to 6pm. With amazing views and cozy seating this should be on the top of anyone’s happy hour list!
13534 Bali Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292 (424) 289-8223
Bacari PDR offers a delicious assortment of wine and tapas, perfect for those after work or weekend meetups with friends! Happy hour is served Monday through Friday from 5 to 7pm. Some of our favorite dishes include the lamb stuffed eggplant, baccala cakes and their creamy and cheesy mac and cheese!6805 Vista Del Mar Ln
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293 (424) 625-2384
In an attempt to outbid other restaurants, Manhattan House is going beyond the half-off drink specials by offering 51% off all beer, wine, cocktails, and mocktails Tuesday through Sundays from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Enjoy it with rotating happy hour food specials like grilled Sonoma lamb burgers.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Manhattan Beach burger joint The Rockefeller runs Monday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and from opening to 7 p.m. on Fridays, dishing $5 beer and wine deals and rotating plates of food. Go on Tuesday and combine deals with the 99-cent burger (yes, really).
Manhattan Beach, CA
You probably don’t need to be convinced to go to Hanjip for happy hour when there’s Fruity Pebbles and Pop Rocks-topped watermelon soju available. But for those who are looking to imbibe in less sugary concoctions, the restaurant’s daily happy hour from 4 to 6:30 p.m. offers $2 soju shots and $9 large beers. You’re probably going to want to order Mister Oh’s ribs and pork buns, too.
Culver City, CA 90232
Culver City’s The Cannibal is taking happy hour to the next level by offering complimentary self-serve charcuterie at the bar from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. daily. The communal spread can include items like salumi, pâté, bread and butter, housemade cacio e pepe chips, pork rinds, and crudité that can be enjoyed alongside $5 old fashioneds on draft, $3 craft canned beers, and $20 bottles of rosé.
Culver City, CA 90232
Those looking for ritzy happy hour specials can head to Ocean Prime Monday through Thursday for $5 off all small plates, sushi, and raw bar offerings. There’s even $8 cocktails to boot, which is terrific for the heart of Beverly Hills.
Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Hinoki & The Bird
Century City’s Hinoki & The Bird is mixing it up with its new early bird special. Available Tuesday through Fridays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., get the restaurant’s okonomiyaki burger with hot pepper relish and sharp cheddar on a honey potato bun with tonkatsu sauce with a choice of draft beer, house wine, or Miyagi mule for $20.
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Easily one of the best happy hour deals in this part of town, Bar Bouchon features glasses of wine at $5 and $7 well drinks to go with $2 oysters, steak tartare, pork sliders, and truffle popcorn. Pretty decent people watching too, which is always a plus for dining in this part of town. [Photo: Yelp]
Beverly Hills, CA 90210