Dallas’ 10 Most Unexpectedly Solid Happy Hours — High-Class Food and Drink Bargains

E.Everyone likes a good happy hour. But what makes a happy hour even better is finding a great one in an unexpected place. Perhaps you’ve always wanted to have a drink in the chicest hotel bar, rooftop club or restaurant in town, but you’re not exactly in an indulgent mood. Well, unbeknownst to many, some of the chicest or best cocktail hubs in Dallas offer grueling happy hours.

Here are the 10 Most Unexpected Dallas Happy Hours:

The mansion bar

2821 Turtle Creek Boulevard

The Mansion Bar is known for the chicest happy hour in Dallas and has great deals Monday through Friday from 4pm to 7pm. Signature cocktails like Mansion Gin & Tonic, Mansion Manhattan, and Texas Margarita, which usually range from $ 15 to $ 17, are available for $ 9 each.

Wine by the glass is also half the price, and a selection of beer is $ 4. Every Monday a bottle of Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial is offered at half price. You can also add a side of truffle fries for $ 5 and oysters of the day for $ 2.50 each.

The roof of the Clover Club

2404 Cedar Springs Road, Suite 400

The rooftop bar of the Clover Club is a killer happy hour offering, offering $ 5 worth of cocktails Wednesday through Sunday from 6pm to 9pm. Rooftop drinks include the classic Clover Club, Barrel Aged Old Fashioned, Seasonal Mule, and Diablo Margarita. There are also some more creative concoctions, including the Cardi Bee with mandarin and gin gin, honey, lemon and cardamom, and the Mad Hatter with greenhouse gin, citrus, St. Germain and fresh berries.

The rooftop bar has great views of uptown. (Photo by Louis Rajsich)

The library

3015 Oak Lawn Avenue

The Warwick Melrose Hotel’s The Library Bar offers half the wine by the glass and cocktails, Sunday through Thursday from 4pm to 7pm. Cocktails include Warwick International with Yamazaki, an Aviation with # 3 London Dry Gin and the South of the Border with Tres Generations Blanco Tequila.

Petro Bar and Bistro

1907 Elm Street

Located in the Cambria Hotel in downtown Dallas, the Petro Bar & Bistro has a great happy hour of drinks and food. Cocktails cost $ 8 every day from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and change from day to day. On Sundays there is mules for Moscow, Mondays for old fashioned ones, Tuesdays for Tom Collins, Wednesdays for Cambria Margaritas, Thursdays for the Aperol Spritz, Fridays for the Mint Julep and Sundays for 75 days.

A glass of house red or white wine is also $ 8. Small plates like braised chicken taco, beef slider, togarashi fries, and white cheddar and sour cream house chips cost between $ 4 and $ 5.

Uchi Dallas

2817 Maple Avenue

Happy hour in Uchi takes place daily from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. A short timeframe but well worth it for great deals on sake, wine & beer, sushi, maki, and cool & hot tastings. Cold and hot sakes are available for $ 4 to $ 10, a Sapporo beer is $ 4, and wine by the glass is $ 7 with a bottle of $ 27.

Get sushi for $ 2-6, maki for $ 6-10, or tempura, pork ribs, wagyu tartare, and more for $ 6-10. There is also a mango okashi dessert on the menu for $ 6.

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gold bar

400 S. Record Street

The upscale French restaurant Bullion has a surprising happy hour menu. From Monday through Friday, 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., the downtown location offers oysters for $ 2.50 each, Gruyère cheese puffs for $ 3, and a sausage board for $ 9. Beer is $ 5, and for $ 8, you can order a glass of wine and cocktails like an old-fashioned, seasonal punch or daiquiri.

Bourbon & Banter

1914 Commerce Street

The hidden cocktail cave at The Statler Hotel, Bourbon & Banter, is a great place to have happy hour. The bar offers a 25 percent discount on food and beverages valued at $ 7, Monday through Friday, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Bourbon & Banter is known for creative cocktails like the Red Maine, a cranberry and lime bowl with gray goose, St. Germain, lime and egg white, which is also equipped with surprising cocktail art.

This speakeasy bar also has an unexpected secret entrance that is well worth a visit.

Bourbon & Banter underground cocktail lounge.


2816 Elm Street

Deep Ellum’s most experimental cocktail bar, HIDE, has a more than worthy happy hour. From Sunday through Friday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., the bar offers cocktails from $ 6 to $ 7, plus $ 1 off beer and wine. Cocktails included are the American Highball, YAAS Betch, Old Fashioned, Pisco Sour, Aperol Spritz, Southside, Margarita and Daiquiri.

During HIDE’s happy hour, not only drinks are celebrated, but also food. Most importantly, you can order the double cheeseburger and fries for just $ 6.

Al Biernat

4217 Oak Lawn Avenue

Al Biernat’s has happy hour offers from Sunday to Friday from 3pm to 7pm. These include $ 1 off beers, $ 2 off wine by the glass, and $ 2 off cocktails like the Watermelon-Basil Martini, Black Cherry Lemon Drop, and London Fizz.

Rattlesnake bar

2121 McKinney Avenue

At the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, the Rattlesnake Bar offers a social hour as well as a reverse happy hour. From Monday to Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., specialty beverages valued at $ 7 are available, including Hanging Fruit, a flavored vodka martini drop drink, and Southern Comfort with Deep Eddy Sweet Tea Vodka, Bourbon, and homemade lemonade.

During Reverse Happy Hour, which runs from 10pm to midnight Sunday through Thursday, $ 7 worth of drinks include drinks like the orange blossom. And both happy hours offer Paul’s selection of red and white wine.

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