Great happy hour deals can be hard to find, but this list of Baltimore's best happy hour specials will have you cashing in on drink and food discounts each day of the week.
3845 Falls Rd.; 410-467-1000
The Deal: Monday's at McCabes in Hampden bring great deals, such as $10 for a burger and a Natty Boh, plus half off all appetizers.
Time: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
1106 N. Charles St.; 401-547-6925
The Deal: On Monday night, all house beers at Brewer's Art in Mount Vernon are $3.75 a pour (normally $5.50). Pair your brew with some rosemary garlic fries ($5) or the baked mac-n-cheese ($7) and you're week will be off to a great start.
Time: 4 p.m. until close
One World Cafe
100 West University Pkwy.; 410-235-5777
The Deal: On Mondays, One World Cafe in Charles Village has a great happy hour special for vegetarians and vegans. Veggie cheesesteaks, which can be made with vegan cheese, are just $5.50 and drinks come with a hefty discount.
Rocket to Venus
3360 Chestnut Ave., 410-235-7887
The Deal: Every Tuesday, this bar in Hampden serves up $0.50 wings (buffalo hot, sweet & spicy, rocket fuel, or old bay), plus $7 pitchers of Natty Boh and $8 pitchers of Stella. Get there from 5-7 p.m. for a flight of three 8 oz. drafts for $4.
Time: Wings/pitchers all night.
1453 Light St.; 410-539-0231
The Deal: On Tuesdays, don't know? in Federal Hill has a burger and a beer special ($9) and also serves $4 drafts.
Time: 4 p.m. - midnight
133 W.North Avenue; 410-545-0444
The Deal: At the Station North location of Joe Squared, buy two beers ($5 or more each) and get a free 10-inch cheese pizza.
Time: 4 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
601 E. Fort Ave.; 410-727-4799
The Deal: The workweek is over halfway through, so celebrate with Captain Larry. He has a crab cake special that is hard to beat: $9.50 for each crab cake or $19.50 for two crab cakes and two sides.
Time: 5 p.m. until the crab cakes are sold out
415 West Cold Spring Lane; 410-235-3433
The Deal: If you're feeling fancy, Alonso's Restaurant has a three-course dinner for $19.99 and offers half off select wines.
Time: 5 p.m. - close
908 W. 36th St.; 410-235-2326
The Deal: Wednesdays at Holy Frijoles is better known as known as "beerito night" because patrons can cash in on a burrito and a draft beer for just $10.
Time: All night.
328 N. Charles St.; 410-539-7504
The Deal: Gather up some friends or coworkers and make your own drink and appetizer combo by choosing from a bucket of Corona (5) or margarita pitcher and nachos or a quesadilla for $15.
Time: 7 p.m. - midnight
100 Cathedral St.; 410-539-4259
The Deal: Thursdays at City Cafe in Mount Vernon bring $4 cocktails and $6 martinis.
Time: 6 p.m. - close
1325 Key Highway; 410-837-9903
The Deal: "Crabby Thursdays" at Little Havana mean 1/2 price crab cake sandwiches, crab dip, and crab quesadillas, plus $10 margarita pitches. If it's a nice day outside, grab a seat outdoors!
Time: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Midtown BBQ & Brew
15 E. Centre St.; 443-835-2472
The Deal: Midtown BBQ & Brew is convinced they have the best BBQ in town, so during happy hour on Fridays they offer free BBQ sliders. Just one way to get the weekend started right!
Time: 5 - 7 p.m.
21 N. Eutaw St.; 410-545-5112
The Deal: This brewpub near the University of Maryland has $2 Natty Boh cans, $3 Yuengline bottles, $3.75 Stone Pale Ale bottles, and $1 oysters on Friday nights.
Time: 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Slainte Irish Pub
1700 Thames St.; 410-563-6600
The Deal: On "Fish and Chips Friday," Slainte serves a selection of fresh catches and house-made chips. There's also buck-a-shuck oysters for happy hour with the purchase of a drink and live music at 9:30 p.m.
Time: 4-7 p.m.
Please note: Happy hour specials change often, so please call in advance to confirm that the special you're looking for is still being offered. And by all means, feel free to let me know which happy hours you've found in the city!
Monday through Friday
Minato Sushi Bar
1013 N. Charles St.; 410-332-0332
The Deal: During happy hour, Minato Sushi Bar discounts select sushi rolls to $3.25 and has appetizers such as fried shrimp dumplings, gyoza, and spring rolls up for grabs for $3. Wash the food down with some hot sake (small $2; large $4; jumbo $6) or some of their specialty drinks, such as the fuzzy pear, which is $4.50.
Time: 5-7 p.m.
Fraziers on the Avenue
919 W. 36th St.; 410-662-4914
The Deal: Every night of the week, happy hour patrons at Fraziers on the Avenue can order up a plate of wings and fries for $3.75, plus $1.50 domestic cans and $2.50 mixed drinks. Stop by on Tuesdays and you can also take advantage of $6.95 plates of pasta or on Wednesday for half-price entrees. Don't forget to also check out the discounts and deals in Hampden during First Fridays.
Time: 5-7 p.m.
Ryleigh's Oyster Bar
36 E. Cross St.; 410-539-2093
The Deal: Every night of the week, Ryleigh's Oyster Bar in Federal Hill serves up $1 oysters and $4 small plates, which you can easily pair with $3 drafts and $4 wines.
Time: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. (All day on Mondays)