Ohio is a diverse state know for several things— The Ohio State University, The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Harambe (RIP), Amish Country, and more. With Columbus as the capital and most populous city, it's no surprise that it's 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.
Lucky for you, Checkle has you covered. We've searched high and low to find some of the best happy hour spots in Columbus. So grab a drink, sit back, relax, and enjoy. This list of Columbus happy hour spots is just getting started. Let's goooo!
Monday: 1/2 off Happy Hour @ Lindey's
Ugh, Monday here you are again. At least the work day will go by a little faster with this Columbus happy hour to look forward to. Lindey's offers 50% off the cocktail and wine list daily from 4-7 p.m. on the patio. The cozy seating and ambient fairy lights will make you feel like you're in a movie. C'mon, who doesn't love 1/2 price cocktails and wine? That's what we thought. Grab your coworkers, friends, or a date and enjoy this Columbus happy hour any (or every) day of the week.
5 o'clock comes a little faster when you have happy hour waiting for you.
Tuesday: Happy Hour @ Bristol Republic
This Columbus Happy Hour is the only thing getting us to 5 o'clock. Check out Bristol Republic for happy hour featuring 1/2 off all specialty cocktail drafts, select whiskey, & bourbon single pours PLUS $5 Barbecue Samples, $5 Chicken Sandwiches, and $3 sides. Every day Tuesday through Friday from 4-6 p.m. It's the perfect spot to hit up after work for dinner and drinks. You can thank us later.
You look like you need a drink.
Wednesday: Wine Wednesday @ Bernard's Tavern
Woo-hoo! You made it half-way through the week! Lucky for you, Wine Wednesday is here to save the day. Wind down at Bernard's Tavern with 1/2 price bottles of wine from 7-close. Grab some dinner and drinks to treat yourself after a long day at work. This Columbus happy hour spot is a must-have for any wine lover!
Ugh, what do you mean it's only Wednesday?
Thursday: Happy Hour @ Alqueria Restaurant
Thirsty Thursday is in full swing! After a long day at work, sometimes you just need a drink to take the edge off. Head to Alqueria Restaurant for $2 off all your favorites for happy hour! That's right. We're talking glasses of wine, draft beer, cocktails, cheeses, cured meats, and starters. All $2 off. Score this Columbus happy hour deal every week day from 4-6 p.m. This is a Thirsty Thursday deal you don't want to miss out on.
Enjoy refined rustic food and drink in the University district at Alqueria Restaurant.
Friday: 1/2 off Happy Hour @ The Pearl
Everyone loves happy hour drinks, but what about the food? Happy hour food can be the MVP after a long day of work. Lucky for you, The Pearl is serving up select 1/2 price beer, wine, spirits, and specialty cocktails from 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. But wait, there's more all snacks, starters, and sandwiches are 1/2 price, too! If you're not starting your weekend with 1/2 price drinks & eats, you're doing it wrong.
1/2 price happy hours are the only way to start your weekend.
Saturday: Happy Hour @ Lincoln Social Rooftop
The weekend is HERE! Enjoy drinks with a view at Lincoln Social Rooftop. We love a weekend happy hour, and lucky for you this Columbus happy hour is offered every Saturday & Sunday from 3-6 p.m. Score 1/2 off all food, well spirits, and select wine bottles PLUS $5 spiced sangria and $5 drafts. These deals call for a Saturday celebration! Perfect for dinner with family, a night out with friends, or date night.
The weekends were made for happy hours.
Sunday: Draft Beer Sunday @ 16-Bit Bar + Arcade
Old School Sundays are a thing, right? Head to 16-Bit Bar + Arcade for over 40 classic arcade games on the floor. If you drink, you play for FREE! That means Draft Beer Sunday is calling your name. Enjoy 1/2 off draft beer, NFL Sunday, and free classic arcade games all day every Sunday. This Columbus happy hour is the perfect Sunday Funday spot to de-stress before the long work week ahead.
Make Sunday Fun Day with 1/2 off draft beer!
Welp, looks like you've got some work to do, Columbus. 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. Catch ya later, Columbus!