♫ Good morning, Baltimore. From its sports teams, to its beautiful harbor, the famous crab cakes, and everything in between— it's no wonder Baltimore is known as Charm City. Although the city is rich in American history, Baltimore is also home to an array of unique restaurants located throughout the city's 72 designated historical districts.
Speaking of restaurants, that’s where we come in. Checkle is your local happy hour finder that does all the work so you don’t have to. If you're looking to enjoy the foodie scene in Baltimore without breaking the bank, you're at the right place. Checkle has searched high and low to find the best happy hours Baltimore has to offer. Kick your feet up and enjoy a happy hour drink that will leave you AND your wallet feelin' good. This happy hour train is just getting started!
Monday: Happy Hour @ Huck's American Craft
Goodbye Monday Blues, helloooo happy hour! Huck's American Craft is a local favorite known for it's craft brews, house-concocted cocktails, and unique takes on the All-American foods we grew up from around the country. Every weekday from 3-7 p.m., Hucks American Craft offers happy hour specials that even we can't resist. Score select $3 drafts, $4 Skyy Infusions Vodka, Sailor Jerry Rum, & Green Mountain Gin, $5 wine, and $5 Larceny Bourbon & Dad’s Hat Ry. But it doesn't stop there! Every Monday, Huck's American Craft also has $7 pretzel pies all day long and 1/2 price bottles of wine after 5! You know... 5 o'clock sure does come faster when you have pretzel pies and happy hour drinks to look forward to.
Tuesday: Tuesday Specials @ Cardinal Tavern
Cardinal Tavern is a place for the community and a place that will continue to thrive while serving up good food and drinks to great people. It just so happens that Cardnial Tavern is also home to one of Baltimore's go-to spots for daily specials! Every Tuesday from 4-7 p.m., you can score $5 Margaritas, $5 Spicy Margaritas, and $5 Draft Beer. Don't worry, we didn't forget the food specials. Every Tuesday, you can also score $15 Tacos or Quesadilla plates served with house made rice and beans. This Baltimore Happy Hour is the perfect after work stop for cheap dinner and drinks. Invite your coworkers, amigos, or family and have a fiesta! This Baltimore happy hour will quickly become a weekly must-have!
Wednesday: Oyster Hour @ Ryleigh's Oysters
Woop, woop Hump Day is here! Making it half-way through the week is totally something to celebrate in our book. Combining friendly service in a relaxed but vibrant Oyster Bar atmosphere, Ryleigh's is definitley worth the 20 minute drive from downtown Baltimore. Weekdays from 3-6 p.m. (and all day Monday), Ryleigh's Oysters is serving up $1 local oysters, $4 White Claws, $6 draft specials, $6 bubbles, $6 wines, $7 Wheatley Mules, and $10-$11 Chef’s Small Plates in honor of happy hour! Hump day treat anyone?
Thursday: Happy Hour @ Of Love & Regret
By the time Thursday shows up, we know you're more than ready for happy hour. Lucky for you, Of Love & Regret has everything your little happy hour heart desires. Tuesday through Friday from 4-6:30 p.m., score $1 off drafts, $5 wells, $7 wine, $5-10 specialty cocktails, $5 house pretzels, $10 cajun corn dip, and $10 flatbreads! This craft bar & kitchen serves up worldly flavors to expand your pallet and tastebuds! This Baltimore happy hour is perfect for after work drinks with coworkers, catching up with old friends, or date night with that special someone. Treat yourself to a night out on the town that you AND your wallet will enjoy!
Friday: Happy Hour @ Forno Restaurant + Wine Bar
Woo-hoo! You survived another week and it's time to celebrate the right way. Located in the heart of downtown Baltimore, Forno offers a unique menu of Modern Italian cuisine unlike any other— from handmade pasta, charcuterie, brick oven pizzas, and more. Did we mention Forno has been named Best Italian and Best Happy Hour by the readers of Baltimore magazine?! Happy Hour takes place Tuesday through Friday from 4-6 p.m. and features $6 house wine, $3 draft beer, $6 sangria, and $7 rail drinks. On Fridays, it gets even better! Friday specials also include $1 oysters and $5 glasses of bubbly! If you're looking for a way to celebrate, this Baltimore happy hour is sure to get your Friday night off to a great start!
Saturday: $5 Mimosas @ Blue Agave
Blue Agave Restaurante y Tequileria has been Federal Hill's quality option for Mexican cuisine since 2012. If you're looking to spice up your weekend brunch, this is definitley the place to go. Every weekend until 3 p.m., Blue Agave offers guests 32 oz. mimosas for only $5.00! You heard us right— 32 ounces, five dollars. Pair it with entress like Huevos Rancheros, Tres Leches Pancakes, Mexican Omletes, las Breakfast Burguesas, and more! C'mon, you can't beat a 32 oz. mimosa for 5 bucks! Treat yourself to a mimosa (or two) after another long work week. This Baltimore Brunch spot will keep you going strong all weekend long.
Sunday: $15 Bottomless Brunch @ The Charles Bar & Grille
Bottomless Brunch?! Yes, please! The Charles Bar & Grille, located in the heart of Federal Hill, is the ideal spot for casual hang outs with friends and viewing any sporting event in Charm City. Every weekend from 10-3 p.m., enojy $15 bottomless brunch drinks including mimosas, bloody marys, orange crushes, and sangria! Pair it with Crab Cake Egg Rolls, Avocado Toast, Bananas Foster French Toast, Breakfast Burritos, and more! Nothing says Sunday Fun Day like Bottomless Brunch. This Baltimore Brunch spot is perfect for meeting friends, catching up with family, or enjoying time with a significant other.
Well, well, well. There you have it, Baltimore. The Charm City is truly a unique place with a melting pot of great food, entertainment, and people. We know you've been looking for a new spot, and we hope this list gave you some ideas. If you and your crew aren't hitting up some new happy hour spots after this, you're doing it all wrong. Have a local favorite? Let us know so we can check it out. Until next time, Baltimore. Cheers!
— Ashley, Food Lover & Pun Enthusiast