Raleigh, it’s your time to shine! North Carolina is a diverse state know for a number of things— Mountains, the Biltmore, Cheerwine, First in Flight, Colleges, and more. As one of the most populous cities in the state, it's no surprise that Raleigh is home to unique restaurants, shops, and people. Whether it's the new place downtown, a local favorite, or somewhere you pass by on the way to work everyday, happy hours are a great excuse to get out and treat yourself while supporting local businesses.
That’s where we come in. Checkle is your local happy hour finder that does all the work so you don’t have to. We've searched through the highest highs and lowest lows to find some of the best happy hours Raleigh has to offer. So grab a drink, sit back, relax, and enjoy. This list of Raleigh happy hour spots is just getting started. Cheers!
Monday: Happy Hour @ Tupelo Honey
Let’s be honest... the coffee only keeps us going until happy hour!
Enjoy happy hour special at Tupelo Honey from 3-6 p.m Monday through Friday!
Ugh, Monday.... you’re upon us once again. Rumor has it that the work day will goes by a little faster when you have this Raleigh happy hour to look forward to. Tupelo Honey offers guests a taste of true Southern farm-to-table cuisne. Every weekday from 3-6 p.m., you can score awesome food & drink specials during happy hour! Choose from $4 bites like Crispy Brussels, Friend Green Tomatoes, Fried Pickles, or Blistered Shishito Peppers; $7 Blue Ridge Mimosas and Peach Don't Kill My Vibe Sangria; $3 Coors & Miller Products; and more! After work drinks and apps, here we come! Grab your coworkers, friends, or a date and enjoy all this Raleigh happy hour has to offer.
Tuesday: ½ Off Everything @ Dogwood Bar & Eatery
½ Price Everything All Day Every Tuesday!
Half-price Tuesdays are the best day of the week at Dogwood Bar & Eatery!
TBH, this Raleigh Happy Hour is the only thing getting us to 5 o'clock. Check out Dogwood Bar & Eatery for 1/2 off EVERYTHING, every Tuesday! Yes, you heard that right. Every Tuesday. Everything 1/2 off! We’re talking Wine & Bubbles, Craft Cocktails, Beer on Tap, and MORE! (Did we mention they have craft cocktail PITCHERS, too?!) With this special we’re talking options like $3 beer, $4 wine, and $5 cocktails. Need we say more? If half-price everything doesn’t get you excited... nothing will.
Wednesday: Appy Hour @ Yard House
All heart eyes for half-priced apps & pizza.
Yard House is serving up select half-priced appetizers and pizzas Monday through Friday from 3-6 p.m.
Woo-hoo, it’s Hump Day! You made it half-way through the week and that calls for celebration. Lucky for you, Yard House offers guests Appy Hour specials every weekday from 3-6 p.m. Wondering why we like to call it Appy Hour? Well, that’s because you can score select half-price appetizers AND pizzas! Half-price Appetizers include: Four Cheese Spinach Dip, Miguel’s Queso Dip, Poke Nachos, Chicken Nachos, Chicken Lettuce Wraps, Hand-Battered Chicken Tenders, Classic Sliders, Wisconsin Fried Cheese Curds, Blackened AHI Sashimi, Fried Calamari, Boneless Wings, and Gardein Wings! Don’t forget about pizzas like the Carnivore, Pepperoni & Mushroom, Three Cheese, Margherita, and BBQ Chicken. Needless to say if you need us, we’ll be at this Raleigh happy hour living our best life.
Thursday: Thursday Specials @ Players’ Retreat
Thirsty Thursday, say whattttt!?
Score Thursday Specials PLUS Happy Hour at Players Retreat!
Thirsty Thursday is in full swing! After a long day at work, sometimes you just need a drink to take the edge off. And let us just say... the Thursday Specials at Players’ Retreat are calling your name! Players’ Retreat is dedicated to creating a space where people from all walks of life can rub elbows, share toasts, good times, and laughs. So grab your fellow humans and enjoy $7 House Martinis & Cosmos, $3.50 Old Tuffy Cans, and select $5.50 wines all day every Thursday. You already know this Thirsty Thursday special is a Raleigh favorite.
Friday: Happy Hour @ Brio Italian Grille
It’s Friday— Bring on the bubbly!
Brio Italian Grille is serving up drink specials plus 6 menu items for $6 every weekday from 3-7 p.m.
The time is finally upon us. You’ve put in the 40 hours and now it’s time to let your hair down, relax, and enjoy the weekend! Luck for you, Brio Italian Grille is serving up drink specials plus 6 menu items for $6 every weekday from 3-7 p.m. $5 drinks include: Classic Martinis, Pineapple Ginger Flips, Black Raspberry Cosmos, Tropical Cosmos, Wild Islands, House Wine, Sangria, and Craft Beer. $6 menu items include: Margherita Flatbread, Sausage, Pepperoni & Ricotta Flatbread, Calamari, Tomato Caprese, Brio Burger, and Carpaccio. Need we say more?! If you're not starting your weekend with a Raleigh happy hour, then WYD?
Saturday: $6 Brunch Cocktails @ Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
If we’re not working, we’re brunching!
Enjoy $6 mimosas and bloody marys every weekend at Firebirds Wood Fired Grill!
Ring, ring, ring... The weekend is here and Brunch is calling your name! Enjoy brunch at Firebirds Wood Fired Grill— a polished casual restaurant offering a refined atmosphere, top-notch service, and upscale dining at a price that everyone can enjoy. Every weekend at 11 a.m., Firebirds serves up a savory Raleigh brunch featuring $6 mimosas & bloody marys. With entrees like Steak & Egg Bowls, Grilled Salmon Benedict, and Avocado Toast Salad, everything is better with a mimosa! Hello... What are you waiting for?! Call up your crew and get to Firebirds!
Sunday: Brunch @ CO
Make Sunday Fun Day with $2 Mimosas!
Sip the Sunday Scaries away at CO Raleigh with brunch specials featuring $2 mimosas from 11-3 p.m.
Can you ever have too much brunch? Hahaha trick question! The answer is no. You can never brunch too hard. So if you’re looking for a new Raleigh brunch spot, look no further. CO Raleigh is a local favorite for Sunday Brunch. Every weekend from 11-3 p.m., score $2 mimosas, $15 mimosa cafes, and $6 sriracha marys! Pair it with a beloved entree like Steak & Eggs Banh Mi, Brunch Sushi Burrito, or Breakfast Tacos to get your week started the right way. This Sunday Brunch spot will keep you going strong all week long!
Well, well, well— looks like you've got some work to do, Raleigh. With so much to do and so much to tase, what are you waiting for?! Get out there and enjoy some cheap eats and drinks! We know there's something on this list that caught your eye. During these unprecedented times, local and small business have been hit the hardest. These happy hour spots are the perfect way to get some delicious food & drinks, while also supporting your local and small businesses. Let us know your favorite spot in town and we'll check it out. Peace out, Raleigh!