Hellllllooooo, Denver. Known as the Mile High City, Denver is the place where metropolitan city life meets outdoor adventure— giving its residents and visitors the best of both worlds. Although the city is notorious for its mountains and ski resorts, Denver is also a food-lovers paradise with unique restaurants spread all throughout the town.
Since we're on the topic of good food, 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 ballin' on a budget, this is the blog for you. We've searched through the highest peaks and lowest valleys to find the best happy hours Denver has to offer. So sit back, relax, and enjoy a happy hour drink that won't break the bank. This party is just getting started!
Monday: Happy Hour @ Angelo's Taverna
Ugh, Monday already? Well, you know what they say— another day another happy hour! We know you're going to want a ~pizza~ this one. Located in the heart of Denver, Angelo's Taverna is the perfect combination of great food and welcoming hospitality. Everyday from 3-6 p.m., as well as 9 p.m. to close, Angelo's Taverna offers guests happy hour specials! We're talking $1 off drafts, $2 off wine, $5 well drinks, $1 oysters, $3 sliders, $5 salads, $6 toasted ravioli, $7 pizzas, and more. If you're looking for after work dinner and drinks, this Denver happy hour has just what you need.
Tuesday: All Day Happy Hour @ ChoLon - Central Park
Did somebody say all day happy hour?! We're on the way. At ChoLon, Chef Lon Symensma brings to life his extensive culinary travels throughout Southeast Asia. Lucky for you, every Tuesday ChoLon at Central Park offers guests all day happy hour specials including $6-7 beer, $6 wine, $6 sake, and $8 cocktails. But it gets even better— there's food specials, too! With 16 bites ranging from $4-20, there's bound to be something for everyone. Our favorites include the $5.50 bites list that consists of Crystal Shiitake Mushrooms, Crab Rangoon Purses, Jade Shrimp Dumplings, Pork Potstickers, and more. This Denver happy hour will quickly become a weekly must-have!
Wednesday: Happy Hour @ Steuben's Uptown
Woop, woop Hump Day is here! Located Uptown, Steuben's is a 60’s modern diner blended with classic café. The prices are right, the cocktails are classic, and the scratch kitchen executes crave worthy dishes that stay true to their origin. If you're looking for cheap eats and drinks to have a mid-week celebration, this Denver happy hour has just what you need. Weekdays from 2-5 p.m., Steuben's is serving up $1.50 Miller High Life Pony, $2 PBR, $5 cocktails, $6 wine, $1 buffalo wings, $2.50 cupcakes, $5 brussel sprouts, and $8 carnita fries in honor of happy hour! Hump day treat anyone?
Thursday: Happy Hour @ Brider Rotisserie Kitchen
Does anyone else eat, sleep, and breath happy hours?! By Thursday, we're all going through it. We just want something to look forward to and get us through the week. For us, that's Brider Rotisserie Kitchen happy hour! Weekdays from 3-6 p.m., this denver happy hour is serving up $3 cans, $5 drafts, $5 margs, $5 mules, $5 old fashioneds, and $6 IMT wine. You know we like to save the best for last— food specials! We're talking $0.75 sesame wings, $5 bacon grilled cheese, $5 brussel sprouts, and $5 sweet potato fries. Our mouth is watering just thinking about it, tbh.
Friday: Happy Hour @ Aquarium Restaurant
You made it through another long work week and it's time to kick off the weekend! We know you're ready to dive into a little food and fun. Every weekday from 3-7 p.m., the Aquarium Restaurant is serving up happy hour specials in the Dive Lounge. Enjoy $3 domestic drafts, $4 specialty drafts, $4 wine, $4 martinis & margatiras, and $5 premium drinks like Crown Royal Whiskey, Absolut Vodka, Dewar's Scotch, Tanqueray Gin, and Bacardi Superior Rum. If you're looking for some munchies, Aquarium Restaurant offers $5.50 fried cheese; $6.50 chicken quesadillas, sliders, shrimp or fish tacos, and calamari fritto misto; plus $7.50 shrimp kisses, too. This Denver happy hour is sure to get your weekend started the right way.
Saturday: Bottomless Mimosas @ The Corner Office Restaurant + Martini Bar
Bottomless mimosa?! Sign us up! Located in the heart of Denver, The Corner Office Restaurant + Martini Bar offers guests bottomless mimosas for only $20 every weekend from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pair it with Smokehouse Benedict, Denver Omelettes, Steak & Eggs, Corned Beef Hash, Berry Cheesecake French Toast, and more! C'mon, Bottomless Mimosas are the perfect addition to any weekend brunch! Treat yourself to a mimosa (or four) after a long work week. This Denver Brunch spot is perfect for meeting friends, catching up with family, or enjoying quality time with a significant other. One thing's for sure, this Denver brunch won't leave you disappointed.
Sunday: $5 Brunch Drinks @ Billy's Inn
But first, we brunch! Sip the Sunday Scaries away at Billy's Inn with a delicious brunch and $5 cocktails that won't break the bank. Serving North Denver since 1933, Billy's Inn offers a baja-style menu with traditional flare. Every weekend from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. you can score $5 mimosas, bloody marys, and bloody marias! Pair it with entrees like Smothered Breakfast Tots, Slow Roasted Pork Hash, or Chicken & Waffles for an unbeatable Sunday brunch. What are you waiting for?! Grab your crew and enjoy these Denver Sunday Fun Day specials that won't break the bank.
Well Denver, it looks like our time is coming to an end. We've done our part, now it's up to you to get out there and enjoy. During these unprecedented times, small businesses could use a little extra love. These Denver happy hour and brunch spots are the perfect way to score some delicious food & drinks, while also supporting your local community. So don't let us down, Denver. If you have a favorite spot in town, let us know and we'll check it out. Catch ya on the flip side!
— Ashley, Food Lover & Pun Enthusiast