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Best Happy Hour Deals in Los Angeles

Are you looking to go out with friends, but don’t want to break the bank when doing so? Los Angeles is filled with tons of chic bars and restaurants, but how do you know which ones have a happy hour menu with great pricing too? The LA Girl is here to help you save a few dollars while still having a great time out and about! Follow along to discover our favorite spots in LA that will serve up some tasty cocktails for an even tastier price! It’s 5 o’clock somewhere (right??).

Toca Madera (West Hollywood)

Address: 8450 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048

LA Girl Happy Hour Pick: $10 Guava Margarita & $9 Queso Fundido

West Hollywood is home to this delicious Mexican restaurant and an LA Girl favorite! After attending our fair share of events and dinners at Toca Madera, we now understand why everyone seems to adore it. Not only do they have delicious food and drinks, but they offer a happy hour menu that will save you some bucks, too. This menu is available daily from 3 PM – 6 PM, and offers a variety of Queso Fundido, Toca Ceasar Salad, Baja Style Poke, Street Taco Box, and more! Now for the main reason you’re here, the happy hour cocktails… For just $10, you can enjoy your night out with a Toca Margarita, Guava Margarita, or Rosé Sangria. Cheers!

 
 
 
 
 
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Sur Restaurant & Lounge (West Hollywood)

Address: 606-614 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

LA Girl Happy Hour Pick: $12 The English Rose & $12 House-Made Empanadas of the Day

Yes, that restaurant featured on Vanderpump Rules offers happy hour options on Tuesday-Sunday from 5 PM – 7 PM (and you may even see a star from the show!). Located on Robertson Blvd in West Hollywood, this well-known hot spot has a list of delicious cocktails and shareable appetizers to go with them. Pair together The English Rose, The Sur Margarita, or The Red Sangria with Pull Short Rib Sliders or House-Made Empanadas. These items will leave your stomach full without breaking your bank from the pricey cost.

Joey DTLA (Downtown LA)

Address: 700 W 7th St Ste S430, Los Angeles, CA 90017

LA Girl Happy Hour Pick: $9 The Real Peach Bellini & $9 Truffle Parmesan Fries

Serving as a staple in the downtown area, Joey DTLA is a casual (but cool) restaurant with a broad menu. They welcome customers in for happy hour daily from 3 PM – 6 PM, to enjoy $4 off of their Real Peach Bellini, Super Nova Vodka Soda, Super Sonic Gin & Tonic, and $2 off of their pints of beer and glasses of wine. The discounted food ranges from $4 – $19 and includes Truffle Parmesan Fries, Sliders, Chicken or Tofu Lettuce Wraps, and fresh sushi options. Downtown LA marks a great midway point for many of the Los Angeles cities, so meet up with friends and enjoy these deals for a perfect night out. 

 
 
 
 
 
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Strada Eateria & Bar (Downtown LA)

Address: 825 James M Wood Blvd #90015, Los Angeles, CA 90015

LA Girl Happy Hour Pick: $10 Basil Mojito & $3.50 Ciabatta Toast

Stop by Strada Eateria & Bar on Tuesday-Friday from 3 PM – 6:30 PM to try all of the wonderful things they have to offer. The Guac, Ciabatta Toast, Ceviche de Poke, and The Taste (Charcuterie Board) fill their Tapas menu, which will run your wallet anywhere from $3.50 – $24, and pair nicely with their Cocktail (Squeezed to order) options. Are you a Spicy Margarita type of gal? If so, you’re in luck! Dying for a bubbly drink after work? The Sparkling Tale is calling your name. You’re sure to find something you like at this DTLA restaurant, so drink and eat up while those dollars!

Mama Shelter Los Angeles (Hollywood)

Address: 6500 Selma Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

LA Girl Happy Hour Pick: $16 Mama’s Famous Le Royale Burger & $4 LUBANZI Sparkling Rosé

Located in Hollywood, Mama Shelter is a unique (& oh so funky-chic) hotel and restaurant that so many different people have recommended. We know everyone has probably heard about their stunning rooftop view, and yes, the view is to die for, but they also offer delicious food and cocktails, too. If you’re staying at the hotel or looking for a trendy cocktail and a quick bite to eat before your dinner on the rooftop, check out their happy hour menu to get tasty deals for an even better price. On Monday-Sunday from 4 PM – 6 PM, stop by and enjoy some of their more unique offerings like Rosemary Spiced Almonds, $3 Oysters on Wednesdays, and even a Wagyu Patty Melt, yum!

 
 
 
 
 
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North Italia (Santa Monica)

Address: 1442 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401

LA Girl Happy Hour Pick: $10 Pomegranate Mule & $9 Bruschetta

Where are our pasta lovers at? North Italia is calling your name! Located on 2nd Street in Santa Monica, North Italia offers a scrumptious happy hour menu Monday-Friday from 3 PM – 6 PM. This menu also includes half-off bottles of wine all day Monday in the bar area for our wine girls! With options like Pizza, Chef’s Board (meat and cheeses), Italian Meatballs, and $5 local beers, you’re bound to leave satisfied without spending too much money. Our personal favorite is the Bottle & Board, which includes a choice of pizza, bruschetta or chef’s board, plus a bottle of the featured red or white wine for $30. Italian food seems to tend to be on the more expensive side in Los Angeles, but with these fabulous happy hour deals, you can enjoy an authentic Italian meal without the crazy cost. 

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ (Beverly Hills)

Address: 163 N La Cienega Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

LA Girl Happy Hour Pick: $6.75 Lychee Saketini & $8.95 New York Steak

This is one of our all-time favorites! If you’re a big fan of Japanese food, this is a much-try spot in Beverly Hills (or at one of their many locations). They specialize in different varieties of meat like Filet Mignon, Bistro Hanger Steak, Pork Belly, Shrimp Garlic, veggies and more. The meat comes raw to your table, and you and your group can cook it fresh right in front of your eyes at your own grill. Their happy hour deals are to die for and are served all day Monday and Tuesday-Sunday from 11 AM – 6:30 PM and 8:30 PM – Close. The happy hour prices are located on their menus in red, and allow you to order a huge variety to find out what your favorite dish is. If you’re looking for a fun, more unique-styled dinner, Gym-Kaku is a fabulous place to try with friends or family. 

 
 
 
 
 
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Cantina Frida (Beverly Hills)

Address: 252 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

LA Girl Happy Hour Pick: $9 Sangria & $8 Quesataco

Mexican food lovers, this one is for you! Beverly Hills is home to this Mexican Cusine and Bar, serving up delicious drinks and various Mexican entrees. Their happy hour menu is available Monday-Thursday from 3 PM – 6 PM, on the back patio only. Enjoy the LA sunset and sit on the back patio sipping an $11 Margarita, $12 Paloma, or $12 Michelada Cubana (and so much more). Their happy hour food options range from $3-$14 and have something that’ll make everyone in the party happy. Chips and Salsa, Queso Fundido, Quesataco, and even Nacho Fries, make for a perfect Taco Tuesday kind of night!

1212 Santa Monica (Santa Monica)

Address: 1212 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401

LA Girl Happy Hour Pick: $8 Mambo Splash & $9 Stuffed Peppers with Goat Cheese

If you’re an LA local, we are sure you have heard of this well-known, chic restaurant. This is a 2-story, restaurant and lounge, that turns into a club at night, so it is the perfect spot to get dinner and drinks at one night, then party at the next. They too offer a delicious happy hour menu, with an Individual Bites section having items like Edamame, Stuffed Pepper with Goat Cheese, Braised Short Ribs, and more dishes from all over the world. If you’re more into the cocktail options, don’t worry, they shake up insane drinks (or mocktails). Coming in hot with the Spicy Margarita, Mambo Splash, and Firecracker, these drinks will have you ready to dance the night away at their club! This happy hour menu is offered all night Sunday-Thursday, Friday-Saturday 4 PM-6 PM & all night at the bar, so visit 1212 for an affordable, yet delicious, night in Santa Monica. 

 
 
 
 
 
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