If you partake in a drink or two with meals or even go out for a few drinks here and there, you know that the cost of that luxury can really become overwhelming quickly. Luckily, bars and restaurants know that running specials can really help make decisions for patrons, and some of these specials are just too good to pass up.
Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar
28601 Chagrin Blvd., Suite 900
Woodmere, OH 44122
Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar is a great place for happy hour if you like margaritas and mojitos. From 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. daily, you can choose from a menu of drinks and food that are seriously discounted. Mojitos, margaritas, sangria and rum flights are $5, and your spirit of choice, beer and wine are $2 off. The selection of Latin street food for $5 includes crispy yucca fries, queso fundido, blackened fish tacos and a salsa trio. From 9 p.m. until 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, the food happy hour specials are offered again for a late-night deal.
2661 W. 14th St.
Cleveland, OH 44113
Bac is an Asian American bistro and bar that serves a variety of flavors and dishes. The happy hour is a great deal and an especially good opportunity for someone unfamiliar with the cuisine to adventure a bit. Monday through Friday, from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m., you can choose from a selection of $5 food and cocktail specials and discounted beers and martinis.
Washington Place Bistro and Inn
2203 Cornell Road
Cleveland, OH 44106
Washington Place is like a secret garden in the heart of Little Italy. Stop by for a nice weekend retreat in one of its seven rooms or dine in for a meal that you won’t forget. Guests can ease the strain on their wallets with a variety of specials throughout the week, including a happy hour every day from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. that includes $5 wines and well drinks, $4 beer and $2 bar snacks.
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2123 E. 2nd St.
Cleveland, OH 44115
The 21 Lounge is slightly off the beaten path in downtown Cleveland. A sports bar with just enough class, it’s a great place to catch a game, but also great for some deals. Monday through Friday, from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m., the bar offers a $3-$6 happy hour bite menu and all martinis, cocktails and beer are $3-$6.
748 Prospect Ave. E.
Cleveland, OH 44115
If you’re looking for beer, City Tap is the place to be. Happy hour runs from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, which features $1 off all drafts, $3 well drinks and $5 appetizers. Additionally, it has a daily rotation of a $3 beer selection and on Mondays, all craft bottles are $3. City Tap also runs “power hour” Monday through Friday from 8 p.m. until 9 p.m. during which all drafts and bottles are $2. You can certainly get your fill for cheap during that hour or simply use the opportunity to try something new.
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