Seattle, it's your time to shine! Known for it's rainy weather, evergreen forests, coffee culture, and Fortune 500 Headquarters, there's no question why people love Seattle. As home to an estimated 3,000+ restaurants, there's an abundance of local favorites and hidden gems all over the city. With that number of restaurants, a happy hour is never far from reach. From grabbing a drink after work, to cheering on the Seahawks, enjoying a spontaneous date night, or hitting up your family favorite for dinner— happy hours are the perfect way to indulge without breaking the bank.
Well, today's your lucky day because Checkle has you covered! We've searched high and low to find some of Seattle's best happy hour spots for every day of the week. All there's left to do is enjoy. So without further ado, Checkle presents you with our favorite Seattle happy hour spots!
Monday: Happy Hour @ Dreamland Bar & Diner
Located in the Fremont area, Dreamland Bar & Diner is a modern all-day diner serving elevated breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Featuring lightning fast delicious cocktails and Robust Beer program. Huge patio, pool room, thunder road, and maybe even a disco hallway. If you're looking to cure the Monday Blues, you've come to the right spot. Dreamland Bar & Diner offers guests happy hour specials daily from 3-6 p.m. $10 drinks include: Rosé Martinis, Tigersblood Margaritas, Caramelized Pineapple Mules, Dreamland Old Fashioned, Passion Fruit Whiskey Sours, and Aperol Spritz. $12 cocktails include: Raspberry Mezcal Palomas, Vegan Grasshopper Slushies, and Irish Coffee Slushies. Plus $1 off draft beer and $2 off wine. As if that wasn't enough, Dreamland also offers $7-12 bites during happy hour, too! If this Seattle happy hour doesn't cure the Monday Blues, nothing will!
Stop and smell the rosé.
Tuesday: Taco Tuesday @ The Matador
Let's be honest, Taco Tuesday is the only thing that gets us through the long work day. Celebrate at The Matador with fresh, gourmet Mexican cuisine, hand-crafted specialty cocktails and 130+ varieties of tequila! If you're looking for a happy hour with food specials, this is just what you need. Stop by The Matador from 4-6 p.m. or after 10 p.m. to get some cheap bites for dinner! $6 bites include: Habanero Shrimp, Matador Guacamole, Steak, Shrimp, or Baja Fish Tacos, and Goat Cheese Jalapeños. $7 bites include: Romaine Wedge, Carnitas Tostada, Crispy Brussels Sprouts, Black Bean Dip, and Grande Nachos. Just when you think it couldn't get any better... there's more! Guests can also get street tacos for a steal— get 3 for $5 or if you're up for a challenge opt for the 5 for $8. Needless to say, The Matador is the place to be if you're looking for a Seattle Taco Tuesday.
A balanced diet is a taco in each hand.
Wednesday: Happy Hour @ Ba Bar
If you're looking to spice up the work week, we have just what you need! Ba Bar is where Vietnamese street food meets classic cocktails. Everyday from 2-5 p.m., Ba Bar serves up your favorite happy hour eats and drinks for an unbeatable price. Drink specials include: $8 Slushie Cocktails, $9 Ginger Pops, $9 Leah Marias $9 Martinez, $9 Whiskey Highball, $8 Drop In The Buckets, $6.50 Saigon Sibling Lagered Ale, and $8 wine. Food specials include: $3 Shrimp Chips, $7 Fried Oysters, $6.50 Crispy Imperial Rolls, $8.50 Cucumber & Pineapple Salad, $8.50 Sài Gòn Chicken Salad, $8 Grilled Asian Eggplant, and $8.50 Sài Gòn Chicken Wings. This Seattle happy hour is your one-stop-shop for after work dinner and drinks. Your stomach (and wallet) will thank you.
Cheers to the meetings that should have been emails.
Thursday: Happy Hour @ El Camino Restaurant
El Camino Restaurant has been a fixture in the popular Fremont neighborhood of Seattle for more than 25 years. Located beside the iconic “Rocket” at the corner of Evanston & North 35th Street, El Camino serves authentic, homemade Mexican cuisine that honors the vibrant, fresh flavors of Oaxaca and southern Mexico. Every weekday from 3-5 p.m., El Camino offers guests $4-$7 specials. Choose from $4 Duras y Salsa, $4 Vegetariano Tostadita, $5 Chicken Tinga Tostadita, $5 Carnitas Tostaditas, $6 Mini Caesar Salad, $6 Duras y Queso Fundido, $7 Mini Carnitas Wet Burrito, $7 Mini Chicken Tinga Wet Burrito, $7 Ceviche Verde Tostadita, and $7 Red or White Sangria. If you're looking for a fiesta to celebrate Thirsty Thursday, this Seattle happy hour is sure to do the trick!
Move over coffee, it's time for a margarita!
Friday: Happy Hour @ The Gerald
Hip, hip, hooray— it's Friday! You've been working hard all week and now is your time to kick back, relax, and enjoy! After work, head to The Gerald for some tasty and cheap food & drink specials to start your weekend off the right way. Everyday from 4-5:30 p.m., score $8 cocktails like French 75s, Manhattans, Old Cubans, Martinis, and Daiquiris. PLUS $1 off skewers, $3 off wine, and $5 draft beers! This Seattle happy hour is the perfect place to try delicious Korean cuisine and quality cocktails without breaking the bank.
Spend the happiest hours of your day at The Gerald!
Saturday: Bottomless Brunch @ The Lookout
Wakeeeee up, Seattle— it's time for brunch! You worked hard all week, and the weekend is finally upon us. Now there's only one thing left to do... brunch! Lucky for you, one of Seattle's most beloved brunch spots just so happens to have bottomless mimosas. That's right. Every weekend The Lookout offers guests a delicious brunch featuring $16 bottomless mimosas until 2 p.m. Don't worry if bottomless isn't your thing. The Lookout also serves individual mimosas and bloody marys for $4. Why are you still sitting there? Get up and get your brunch on!
If we're brunching, we're in weekend mode!
Sunday: Brunch @ The Maple
Ugh, Sunday already? If you're anything like us, the Sunday Scaries are real. Make the most of your Sunday at one of Seattle's favorite Brunch spots. The Maple is located in the heart of Capitol Hill and serves up huge portions of traditional diner food 24/7. While you're enjoying a tasty brunch with dishes like Chicken & Waffles, Eggs Benedict, or French Toast, you can also enjoy your favorite $8 Brunch drinks. That's right, we're talking $8 bloody marys AND pints of mimosas every Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Don't worry, you can thank us later.
Raise your glass!
And there you have it, Seattle. We know you already texted your BFF about at least one of these Seattle happy hour spots. During these unprecedented times, the restaurant industry has definitely taken a hit. Happy hours are a perfect way to enjoy yourself while also supporting these local restaurants. So, what are you waiting for? Let us know your favorite hidden gem in the comments, and we'll check it out. Until next time, SEA.
Food Lover & Pun Enthusiast