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The Ultimate Guide To Happy Hour in Denver

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It's Monday afternoon and you are ready for a serious break from work. Happy hour is in order to chase away the Monday blues and get the week started on the right foot. Here's a list of 15 spots that are sure to please your palate and your wallet. Some of them are all day, some have late night options, but they're all awesome for getting a great deal on a few of your favorite things.


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At Lola happy hour is all night on Monday, as well as Tuesday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Margaritas and speciality drinks range from $4 to $7, a shot and a can of beer for $7 as well as some great appetizer choices. Aptly named "the deal," you can get a taco and a tecate for $5.

Work & Class

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The "early work release program" at Work & Class is a great happy hour Tuesday through Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. Guests can order draft beer for $3, house wine for $4 and cocktails for $5. Snacks are available ranging from $3 to $5 as well.
Comida offers happy hour 7 days a week starting at 3pm to 5pm in the whole restaurant and then 5pm to 6pm at the bar. Guests can enjoy margaritas and cocktails for $5, $2 beers and street snacks for $4. The house favorite is their bacon maker which is 5 bacon jalapeño griddled tacos and a shot of Maker’s Mark for $15.

The Kitchen Next Door Union Station

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"Community Hour" is from 3 to 6 p.m. everyday. Food goes as low as $1.95 for all sides and snacks. Guests can grub on Pork Sandwich Slider, a Next Door Beet Burger Slider or a Cheese Burger Slider all for $3.95/each during Community Hour. Kale Chips are $4.95. There are also special deals for all kegged beers, wines, and cocktails.
Head to Ace get in some ping pong while enjoying happy hour Monday through from Friday 3 to 6 p.m. and Sunday through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. Highballs are $5 where you can choose a spirit and an Ace soda to make your own. Other specials are $2 PBR, Coors Banquet, Coors Light Cans; $3 Ace Ale Pint Drafts, Tiger Beer Bottles and $5 Vesta Cabernet & Vesta Chardonnay. Dim Sum and other snacks are available.

The Squeaky Bean

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The Squeaky Bean offers two happy hours one from 4 to 6 p.m. and the other after 9 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. It consists of $5 cocktails and food items ranging from $5 to $14. You can beat double happy hour.

Central Bistro and Bar

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Central Bistro offers a happy hour Wednesday through Friday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. with 40% off all bottles of wine,$5 select wines by the glass, $3 draft beers, and $5 specialty cocktails.

Trillium

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Trillium's happy hour is Tuesday through Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. in the lounge, bar and patio. Six options with endless combinations for well drinks are $4, select cocktails are $5, as well as sommelier's wine for $6. You can also order appetizers for $6 each.
Gozo offers happy hour Tuesday through Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. It features 1/2 off several selections of wine, beer and cocktails. You can also get 1/2 off of their pizzas.

Cafe Bar

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Cafe Bar offers happy hour everyday from 3 to 6 p.m. Draft beers are $3 and bottled beers are $1 off, all wines by the glass are half off and all seasonal cocktails are $8.

Lower48 Kitchen

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At Lower 48, Service Bar offers happy hour all night Monday through Wednesday as well as Thursday through Saturday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Among the offers are "each" items samplers, flat breads and a BLT for food. For drinks they offer $3 cans of beer, 2 wines on tap for $5 as well as speciality cocktails for $6.

Old Major

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Happy hour is offered Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. as well as Saturday and Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. During happy hour, four of Old Major's classic cocktails are $6, featured wines are $6, $4 draft beers and a beer and a shot for $8. Happy hour snacks are also available.

Root Down

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Root Down's happy hour is Monday through Friday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Guests can enjoy all cocktails for $6 as well as house red and white wines for $5. Snacks such as duck, lamb and veggie sliders are available and more.

Los Chingones

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Head to Los Chingones for happy that's offered everyday from 3 to 6 p.m. and all day on Sunday. There are $2 beer specials and $5 cocktail of the day, margaritas and $2 Tacos, taquitos, tostadas, and more.

The Populist

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The Populist offers happy hour Tuesday through Sunday from 5 to 7p .m. It consists of small bites such as duck liver mousse for $5 and its bacon and egg for $6. Drink specials vary but range from $2 to $6 and popular ones are the Pimm's cup or the caipirinha.

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At Lola happy hour is all night on Monday, as well as Tuesday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Margaritas and speciality drinks range from $4 to $7, a shot and a can of beer for $7 as well as some great appetizer choices. Aptly named "the deal," you can get a taco and a tecate for $5.

Work & Class

The "early work release program" at Work & Class is a great happy hour Tuesday through Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. Guests can order draft beer for $3, house wine for $4 and cocktails for $5. Snacks are available ranging from $3 to $5 as well.

Comida

Comida offers happy hour 7 days a week starting at 3pm to 5pm in the whole restaurant and then 5pm to 6pm at the bar. Guests can enjoy margaritas and cocktails for $5, $2 beers and street snacks for $4. The house favorite is their bacon maker which is 5 bacon jalapeño griddled tacos and a shot of Maker’s Mark for $15.

The Kitchen Next Door Union Station

"Community Hour" is from 3 to 6 p.m. everyday. Food goes as low as $1.95 for all sides and snacks. Guests can grub on Pork Sandwich Slider, a Next Door Beet Burger Slider or a Cheese Burger Slider all for $3.95/each during Community Hour. Kale Chips are $4.95. There are also special deals for all kegged beers, wines, and cocktails.

Ace

Head to Ace get in some ping pong while enjoying happy hour Monday through from Friday 3 to 6 p.m. and Sunday through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. Highballs are $5 where you can choose a spirit and an Ace soda to make your own. Other specials are $2 PBR, Coors Banquet, Coors Light Cans; $3 Ace Ale Pint Drafts, Tiger Beer Bottles and $5 Vesta Cabernet & Vesta Chardonnay. Dim Sum and other snacks are available.

The Squeaky Bean

The Squeaky Bean offers two happy hours one from 4 to 6 p.m. and the other after 9 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. It consists of $5 cocktails and food items ranging from $5 to $14. You can beat double happy hour.

Central Bistro and Bar

Central Bistro offers a happy hour Wednesday through Friday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. with 40% off all bottles of wine,$5 select wines by the glass, $3 draft beers, and $5 specialty cocktails.

Trillium

Trillium's happy hour is Tuesday through Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. in the lounge, bar and patio. Six options with endless combinations for well drinks are $4, select cocktails are $5, as well as sommelier's wine for $6. You can also order appetizers for $6 each.

Gozo

Gozo offers happy hour Tuesday through Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. It features 1/2 off several selections of wine, beer and cocktails. You can also get 1/2 off of their pizzas.

Cafe Bar

Cafe Bar offers happy hour everyday from 3 to 6 p.m. Draft beers are $3 and bottled beers are $1 off, all wines by the glass are half off and all seasonal cocktails are $8.

Lower48 Kitchen

At Lower 48, Service Bar offers happy hour all night Monday through Wednesday as well as Thursday through Saturday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Among the offers are "each" items samplers, flat breads and a BLT for food. For drinks they offer $3 cans of beer, 2 wines on tap for $5 as well as speciality cocktails for $6.

Old Major

Happy hour is offered Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. as well as Saturday and Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. During happy hour, four of Old Major's classic cocktails are $6, featured wines are $6, $4 draft beers and a beer and a shot for $8. Happy hour snacks are also available.

Root Down

Root Down's happy hour is Monday through Friday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Guests can enjoy all cocktails for $6 as well as house red and white wines for $5. Snacks such as duck, lamb and veggie sliders are available and more.

Los Chingones

Head to Los Chingones for happy that's offered everyday from 3 to 6 p.m. and all day on Sunday. There are $2 beer specials and $5 cocktail of the day, margaritas and $2 Tacos, taquitos, tostadas, and more.

The Populist

The Populist offers happy hour Tuesday through Sunday from 5 to 7p .m. It consists of small bites such as duck liver mousse for $5 and its bacon and egg for $6. Drink specials vary but range from $2 to $6 and popular ones are the Pimm's cup or the caipirinha.

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