Everybody loves a good happy hour! But the problem is finding which places have the best deals.
To help keep you on a budget, Taste & See has put together a list of some of the most appetizing happy hours in Tampa Bay.
These restaurant and bar specials include tasty meals, thirst-quenching beers, smooth glasses of wine and crafted cocktails on the discount.
Check out these low-cost happy hours around the Bay area:
Bernini of Ybor
1702 E. 7th Avenue, Tampa, Florida, 33619
Happy Hour: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Located in the heart of Ybor City, Bernini is known for its delectable Italian food menu and mouthwatering martinis. Offering $2 martinis and ½ off pastas and entrees from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m., this is a happy hour you don’t want to miss. Also, $3 Finlandia martinis are available in 13 flavors all day until 7 p.m. Don’t forget to ask about the ‘Friends and Neighbors Discount', where you can save up to 20 percent on food!
Cooters Restaurant & Bar
423 Poinsettia Avenue, Clearwater, Florida 33767
Happy Hour: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.; 10 p.m. - close
Is there anything better than a great happy hour on a Florida beach? Cooters Restaurant & Bar offers a daily happy hour with highly discounted drinks and food items. Domestic drafts start at $1.50, $3 for house wine and wells, wings go for 65 cents apiece and 79 cents for oysters. There’s also daily food specials like all-you-can-eat snow crab on Mondays and Tuesdays, and all-you-can-eat fish and chips on Wednesday.
Red Mesa Cantina
128 3rd Street, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
Happy Hour: 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
For a dynamic and contemporary atmosphere, Red Mesa has a unique feel for a modern Mexican restaurant. Sitting outside is a must with a courtyard that has both a beautiful fountain and cascading waterfall. The year-round open air 'Lucha Bar' is the perfect spot to enjoy drinks after a long day of work. Happy hour is every day from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. with $3 cantina margaritas, $3 well drinks, $3.25 Cantina wines, $3.25 white or red sangria, and $1 off any beer.
107 S. Franklin Street, Tampa, Florida 33602
Happy Hour: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.; 10 p.m. - close
Calling all sport fans! Hattrick’s Tavern provides an electric scene to watch the big game with award-winning wings, discounted drinks and plenty of plasma TVs. Happy hour offers buckets of beer starting at $16, $2.25 Bud Light drafts, 2-4-1 wells and 75 cent shake and bake wings.
MacDinton’s Irish Pub and Restaurant SoHo
405 S. Howard Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33606
Specials vary depending on the day
Want to enjoy a fun drinking atmosphere with your four-legged furry friend? MacDinton’s Irish Pub and Restaurant is the place to be. This Irish pub offers daily specials like 50 percent off all drinks on Sunday, $1 Miller Lite drafts on Tuesday and $10 all you can drink from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Fridays. You should also try some traditional Irish dishes like the Shepard’s Pie and Bangers and Mash. With spacious outdoor seating available, dogs can enjoy the experience too.
The long workday is over! So forget about your to-do list, kick back, relax and unwind with a delicious low-priced drink made just for you.
What’s your favorite happy hour deal? We want your suggestions! Send your ideas to Zack.Perry@WFTS.com.