It’s not always easy to find a cheap drink in the city, especially Philadelphia. After a hard day’s work, everyone deserves a drink to relax without having to spend half of the money they earned.
For this reason, we’ve compiled a list of all of the best happy hours you can find right here in Philadelphia.
These food and drink specials are guaranteed to leave you with a full stomach and wallet.
530 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Tattooed Mom has a special happy hour, or should we say happy hours? Every day from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm you can get any draft beer on their menu for only $4!
They’re open 7 days a week, and have daily food and drink specials running Sunday through Friday.
If you haven’t been to the Tattooed Mom yet, you have to check it out next time you’re in South Philly!
1516 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Mission Taquiera is a great Mexican restaurant in Philadelphia with an even better happy hour!
You can’t go wrong with a selection of $3 beer, $3 tacos, and $6 margaritas.
Sit on the outside area picnic tables to relax with your friends, or play a competitive game of shuffleboard.
Mission Taquiera happy hour runs Monday through Friday from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, but come early because you will not want to miss it.
Make reservations, buy gift cards, or check out their menu right here from their website!
1516 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA
Located directly below Mission Taquiera is one of Philadelphia’s best seafood restaurants, Oyster House.
Oyster House is known for their famous selection of seafood, but they also have inexpensive happy hour specials!
Oyster House runs their happy hour from Tuesday through Friday 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
During these times you can enjoy the most delicious $1 oysters you can find, as well as $3 drafts, and $3 oyster shooters.
If you love seafood and you live in the city, your first time here won’t be your last.
1223 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Bodega Bar is another fantastic place I like to visit for happy hour. There’s always a good time to be had here at Bodega in Philly.
On the weekends, Bodega Bar has a full kitchen until 1:30am, too! It’s always nice to be able to graba tasty bite after a long night of drinks.
Be sure to stop by Bodega Bar Philly while you’re in town!
237 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
One of our favorite happy hours in the city is Barclay Prime.
If you’re looking for a more upscale atmosphere, but don’t want to drop a ton of money, visit this restaurant for happy hour Monday – Friday between 4:30-6:30.
The happy hour at Barclay Prime features $6 glasses of wine and beer, and select $7 cocktails.
They also offer small plates during their happy hour, including tater tots, sliders, and Wagyu meatballs.
South Jazz Kitchen
600 Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130
South Jazz Kitchen is a Southern-style restaurant with delicious food and a constant flow of talented jazz musicians.
Their happy hour is one of the best in Philadelphia, running from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
120 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
The Double Knot in Philadelphia has gained traction as a fun and popular coffee bar that serves coffee, alcohol, and our favorite, sushi.
During their happy hour, their food specials include hand rolls, Kobe beef sliders, crispy spring rolls, edamame dumplings, and more.
Their draft and bottled beer selections are only $7 each during happy hour, which runs every day from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Try to get their early if you can, this place is slowly becoming Philadelphia’s favorite place for a quick drink and great deals on sushi rolls!
Walnut Street Cafe
2929 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Walnut Street Cafe, located in Philadelphia’s University City section, has a great happy hour from tuesday to saturday, 4-6pm.
They feature a list of specialty cocktails for only $7 as well as delicious $6 and $9 snacks. This place has everything you need for a good time!
Assembly Rooftop Lounge
1875 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103
With beautiful views of the Art Museum and city, Assembly is a must-try! Their happy hour is Tuesday – Friday from 4-6pm. They offer $5 beers, $8 bubbles and $10 cocktails.
Independence Beer Garden
100 Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Independence is an outdoor beer garden right across from the Liberty Bell. This outdoor space has games like Jenga, cornhole, and ping-pong.
The happy hour specials are everyday from 3-7pm. Happy hour features $4-$7 small plates, $5 beers, $6 wine, and $6 cocktails.
BRU Craft & Wurst
1316 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
BRU is located in Philadelphia‘s Center City and is close to a lot of other bars and restaurants. Their happy hour features $5 starters and wurst sandwiches, $5 wines and cocktails.
Happy hour is offered Monday – Friday from 4-7pm.
1208 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Fette Sau’s happy hour runs Monday – Friday from 4-6pm. Their happy hour features great food specials like $3 deviled eggs, $4 chicken legs with spicy slaw, and $6 pulled pork sandwich also with spicy slaw.
Drink specials include $5 draft beer pints, $8 old fashioneds and seasonal punches.
124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Sampan’s happy hour is everyday from 4-7pm. Happy hour features small plates for $6 to $7 and cocktails, wine and beer for $5, and other delicious cocktails for $9.
You can even get one of their scorpion bowls for only $25!
The ambience and mood of Sampan is unmatched and the food is amazing. It’s no surprise that this place is always packed!
129 S 30th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (267) 353-8521
The Post is one of our all time favorite places to grab drinks during happy hour in Philly.
This place is huge, boasting 7,000 square feet of space for all the fun, food, and drinks you can handle.
Happy hour here at The Post includes $5 martinis and it takes place every single day from 5-7pm. Don’t miss out, come on down to The Post tonight!
Whether you’re looking for an extravagant five-star resort lounge or a neighborhood beer garden, Philly has a wide variety of excellent restaurants, grills, bars, and taverns to enjoy a discounted cocktail or craft beer while you marvel at the desert sunset.
Whatever your pleasure, you’ll find the best deals on libations and bar fare on my list of locales with the best Happy Hour in Philadelphia.
If you’re looking for more Philly favorites, check out my list of awesome waterfront spots around town.
Did I leave out your favorite happy hour haunt? Leave a comment below and let me know so I can check it out!