Chill out with a break from the hustle, and raise your glass to these sweet deals: Some of the best happy hour specials we've found. Let these hot happy hours help make your summer more enjoyable.
The Blue Crab Restaurant & Oyster Bar
Enjoy happy hour while watching the sunset every Tuesday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Get half off call and well brands, $1 off draft beers or $3 house wines. The Lakefront restaurant also offers select $5 appetizers such as fried calamari, buffalo chicken bites and others. Top off your happy hour with unlimited 60 cent raw oysters or $1 chargrilled oysters. Photo courtesy: The Blue Crab Restaurant & Oyster Bar via Facebook
Get a double dose of a happy hour at Mizado Cocina weekdays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Enjoy a daily deal with themed happy hours like “Mojito Monday” with $4 mojitos, “Tap Tuesday” with 2-for-1 draft beer, “Wine-Up Wednesday” with $5 sangrias, “Crescent City Classics Thursday” with cocktails for $5 and “Frozen Friday” with frozen margaritas for $3. Plus, the restaurant offers $3 Mexican import bottles, $4 margaritas on the rocks and $5 wines by the glass. Photo courtesy: Mizado Cocina
Get away for a happy hour on the lake Monday through Thursday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Their menu offers select $2 premium drafts beers and $1.50 domestic drafts. You can also sip on select $5 cocktails, $6 martinis, $5 wines and $3 well spirits. Complete your happy hour with select bites $7 and under. Photo courtesy: Landry’s Seafood
The Rum House
Join the Rum House for “Island Time.” The Caribbean taqueria offers weekday drink specials from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. This happy hour features select $2 or $3 beers; $4 house margaritas, red sangrias or chargers and $5 rum punch, painkillers or mojitos. Photo courtesy: The Rum House via Facebook
Rebellion Bar & Urban Kitchen
The newest hot spot in the Warehouse District has daily happy hour specials from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. (except Tuesdays when they’re closed). Rebellion offers a selection of classic cocktails for $6 or less, $5 featured wines and $5 draft beers. The eatery also features a discount on bar food items including $5 truffle fries. Photo courtesy: Rebellion Bar & Urban Kitchen via Facebook
Ruth's Chris Steak House
Ruth’s Chris’ $9 Sizzle, Swizzle, Swirl Happy Hour makes high-end more affordable. The deal features special $9 pricing on select appetizers, premium cocktails, beer and wine. Hours vary by location. Check website for details. Photo courtesy: Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Stroll to the French Quarter to Broussard’s for daily happy hour specials (before, after or during your “Bourbon Street Bucket List“). Share a bottle of wine with a friend with their $19.20 bottle specials, and add on a $5 small plate. Plus, get absinthe specials from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Photo courtesy: Broussard’s
Have a happy hour any day of the week at Superior Seafood. The restaurant offers drink specials daily from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and late nights Friday at Saturday from 10 p.m. – until. Get 2-for-1 frozen mojitos, half off house wine bottles and $3 draft beer. Daily 50 cent raw oysters from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. rounds out their happy hour offerings. Photo courtesy: Superior Seafood
This happy hour is an oldie but goodie. All week from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. enjoy 2-for-1 margaritas or mixed drinks. You can also choose to get a large for the price of a small. Plus, each Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. get 3-for-1 house margaritas. Photo courtesy: Superior Grill via Facebook
Are there better deals out there? If you would like to let Nola Weekend know about any other happy hours, feel free to drop us a line.