The City of Brotherly Love, the Liberty Bell, Philly Cheesesteaks, and the beloved Eagles. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is home to it all. Historical sites, dedicated sports fans, and all the food you can imagine! Happy hours are the perfect way to explore the city without breaking the bank. You get to treat yourself AND support local businesses! What else could you want?!
Well, today's your lucky day because the Checkle Team has searched high and low to find some of Philly's most beloved happy hour spots. Get ready to screenshot your favorite finds. The group chat is gonna love this one. 3..2..1.. Go!
Monday: Happy Hour @ Sampan Restaurant
The Monday Madness is real. At least having a happy hour to look forward makes it go by a little faster. Sampan Restaurant is an unforgettable modern Asian fusion experience of cocktails, street art, and street food. Located in Philadelphia's Midtown Village, Sampan offers guests happy hour specials daily from 4-7 p.m. Score select $5 beer, wine, and cocktails, $9 specialty cocktails, $25 scorpion bowls, and more! Did we mention there's happy hour food specials, too?! That's right. We're talking $6-7 bites like Pork Potstickers, Crispy Spring Rolls, Crab Rangoons, Sliders, Tofu Tacos, Pork Bahn Mi, Korean BBQ Beef Satay, and more. 5 o'clock can't come fast enough with this Philadelphia happy hour on our mind.
Tuesday: Happy Hour @ Mixto Restaurante
If you're looking to get a sip of the best margaritas & mojitos in Philly, you've come to the right place. Mixto Restaurante is known for its traditional Latin dishes such as Paella, Churrasco Argentino, Rotisserie Pernil & the best Margaritas & Mojitos in Philadelphia. Tuesday through Friday from 5-7 p.m., stop in for happy hour specials! Drink specials include $4 Modelo, Blue Moon, & Miller Lite, $5 Corona, Presidente, & Aguila, and $7 margaritas, caipirinha, mojitos, & sangria. Don't worry, we didn't forget the food. You can also score $7 empanadas, chicharrones, guacamole, nachos, chicken wings, and more! If you're looking for after work dinner & drinks, this Philadelphia happy hour has just what you need. Invite your coworkers, amigos, or family and have a fiesta!
Wednesday: Happy Hour @ Osteria
By Wednesday, we already know you need a mid-week pick-me-up. Combining wine AND pizza specials into one happy hour is everything we never knew we needed. Located in the heart of Philly, Osteria happy hour takes place from 5-7 p.m. Monday through Thursday at the bar, kitchen counter, and outdoors. Drink specials include $5 Peroni, $7 Daily Cocktail, $7 Wine, and $8 Bianco & Rossa Spritz. Food specials include $8-11 bites like Rigatoni, Margherita Pizza, Scamorza Alla Piastra, Grilled Octopus, Beer Tartare, and more! This Philadelphia happy hour is the perfect hump day treat you'll crave every week!
Thursday: Happy Hour @ The Olde Bar
The Olde Bar, located in Philadelphia’s landmark Old Original Bookbinder’s, is a contemporary oyster bar and cocktail lounge steeped in the city’s nautical and culinary traditions. This beloved Philly happy hour takes place daily from 4-6 p.m. Choose from drink specials including $5 House Draft Beer, $5 Naragansett, $6 Fish House Punch, $6 Bartender's Selection, $6 Proverb Pinot Noir, $6 Pio Pinot Grigio, and $8 Sparking Brut. Food specials include $2 Buck Shuck Oysters, $5 Mini Seafood Rolls, $6 Buffalo Cauliflower, $7 Shrimp Cocktail, $7 Fried Oysters, $7 Smoked Salmon Spread, and $7 Shrimp Fries. This Philadelphia 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 @ Fette Sau
Hip, hip, hoo-ray! It's Friday! You've worked hard all week long and now it's time to kick back, relax, and enjoy your weekend. We've got just the place in mind. Fette Sau is an all-American barbecue restaurant that specializes in dry-rubbed meats sourced from small, local farms and smoked in-house. Happy hour takes place Monday through Friday from 4-6 p.m. and features $3 Deviled Eggs, $4 Chicken Legs & Spicy Slaw, $5 Draft Beer Pints, $6 Pulled Pork Sandwich w/ Spicy Slaw, and $8 Old Fashioneds & Seasonal Punches. Celebrate the savings AND the weekend with this Philadelphia happy hour!
Saturday: Brunch Cocktails @ Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar
Dine, drink, and dance the night away at Cuba Libre, and add a stamp to your culinary passport as you experience the vibrant culture of Havana. If you're looking to spice up your weekend brunch, this is definitely the place to go. Every weekend until 4 p.m., Cuba Libre serves up $7 mimosas and $9 bloody marys! Pair it with entrees like Tortilla de Cangrejo (Crab Omlettes), Pan con Jamón Breakfast Sandwich, Churrasco Burgers, and more! Treat yourself to a mimosa (or two) after a long work week. This Philadelphia Brunch spot will keep you fueled all weekend long.
Sunday: $20 Champagne Bottles @ Urban Saloon
$20 DIY Mimosas?! Yes, please! Located near the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Urban Saloon is the perfect spot for a casual meet up with friends and enjoying a much needed brunch. Every weekend, you can score $20 champagne bottles for build your own mimosas. Whether you like it 50/50 or 90/10, we don't judge! Pair it with Breakfast Cheesesteak, Nashville Chicken & Waffles, Baked Mac & Cheese Skillets, and more! Nothing says Sunday Fun Day like DIY Mimosas! This Philadelphia Brunch spot is perfect for meeting friends, catching up with family, or enjoying time with a significant other.
I guess the saying is true. All good things must come to an end. This may be the end of the road for this blog, but you're just getting started! Philly is truly a unique city 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 haven't hit up the group chat about some of these happy hour spots, you're doing it wrong. Have a local favorite we missed? Let us know so we can check it out. Catch ya on the flip side, Philly!
— Ashley, Food Lover & Pun Enthusiast