Your Complete Guide to Santa Monica’s Happy Hour Locations

Restaurants and bars throughout Santa Monica are offering up an eclectic mix of Happy Hour Specials. From drink discounts to $5 appetizers, it's the perfect way to explore Santa Monica's flavor palate with prices worth toasting to. Don’t limit yourself to one location, try out a few Santa Monica happy hour locations.

Are you a Santa Monica restaurant or bar with a happy hour to share? Submit your happy hour here.

Downtown Santa Monica and Third Street Promenade

1212
Monday 4pm to close; Tuesday through Sunday, 4pm to 7pm
Wines from $5-7, well spirits $7, premium spirits $10, craft cocktails $8, $2 off all beers, and $6-9 appetizers

Bar Chloe
Monday through Friday, 6pm to 8pm
Happy hour menu including select $5-7 appetizers, $4 draft beer, $5 wines of the day and $6 select cocktails.

Barney's Beanery
Monday through Friday, 4pm to 7pm
$3.50 selected drafts and $4.50 well drinks.

Benihana
Monday through Friday, 4pm to 7pm
Drink specials include great prices on sake, beer, wine and specialty cocktails. Good deals on Benihana Bites, specialty rolls and selected hand rolls.

Britannia Pub
Monday through Friday, 3pm to 7pm for drinks and 4pm to 7pm for food
$4 well drinks, wine, craft and premium beer and $3 domestic beer. $5 mimosa, $7 Bloody Mary and selection of $5 meals.

Cabo Cantina
Daily, 4pm to 8pm and 10:30pm to 12:30am
2-for-1 drinks everyday. Come join us for our Happy Hour and daily food & drink specials in a fun and festive environment.

Copa D'Oro
Tuesday through Saturday, 5:30pm to 8pm and all day Monday
$5 off cocktails, $4 off wine, $2 off beer and food.

Lago
Daily, 4pm to 7pm and all night on Tuesday at the bar
Come and enjoy drink specials along with food like appetizers, pizzas, salads and soups on our bar or patio.

Mercado
Monday through Friday, 5pm to 7pm and Saturday through Sunday, 4pm to 6pm
Special happy hour menu items, $4 draft beer, $9 top shelf margarita, $5-9 small plates.

Sonoma Wine Garden
Daily, 3pm to 7pm
Special prices on small plates and drinks in the bar or garden.

The Craftsman Bar + Kitchen
Daily, 4pm to 8pm
$5 well drinks, $5 house wine, $5 cocktails, $5 small plates, $4 Lagunitas IPA.

The Curious Palate
Monday through Friday, 4pm to 7pm
Half-price on selected wines and beer by the glass.

The Misfit
Daily, 12pm to 7pm
$6 selected cocktails, beer, wine by the glass.

The Penthouse, Huntley Santa Monica Beach
Monday through Friday, 4pm to 7pm
Drinks and Bite specials.

Wokcano
Sunday and Monday, all day and Tuesday through Saturday, 4pm to 7:30pm
Available at the bar and lounge area. Great drink specials, one-of-a-kind patio seating, $5 draft beer, sangria, well drinks, house wine, hot sake and sake bombs. $3-10 food options are available as well.

Ye Olde King's Head
Monday through Friday, 4pm to 7pm
Special priced appetizers and drinks in the pub.

Main Street

Basement Tavern
Monday through Saturday, 5pm to 8pm and Sunday, 5pm to close
$3-6 beer, $5 well drinks, $5 wine, $3-9 appetizers.

Brick + Mortar
Monday-Friday, 12pm to 6pm
$2 off all draft beers, $5 well drinks, $5 house wine and champagne, $4-10 small plates and $10 pizzas.

Enterprise Fish Co.
Daily, 4pm to 7pm and Friday through Saturday, 9pm to 11pm
Special prices on drinks, wine, shellfish and small plates.

La Vecchia Cucina
Monday through Saturday, 5pm to 7pm
$5-7 appetizers, $5 house wines, $5 well drinks, $4 beer.

Library Alehouse
Monday through Friday, 3pm to 6pm
Special prices on beer, wine and food.

M Street Kitchen
Monday through Friday, 4pm to 6:30pm
$3 bottled beers, $5 wines by the glass, $6 well drinks, $2 tacos and $5 burger.

Rick's Tavern
Monday through Thursday, 4pm to 7pm and Friday, 3pm to 7pm
House wines, select beers & well cocktails for $4. Special Happy Hour menu.

The Galley
Daily, 5pm to 7pm
Two tacos for $6 and special prices on appetizers and small plates.

Mid-City

Bodega Wine Bar
Monday through Friday, 5pm to 7pm and Sunday through Thursday, 10pm to close
Food & drink specials include $6 glasses of wine, $4 beers and $6 appetizers.

The Buffalo Club
Tuesday through Friday, 6pm to 8pm
Small appetizers, beer, wine and select cocktails at a reduced price

Truxton's American Bistro
Monday through Thursday, 3pm to 6pm and 8pm to late
$5 well cocktails and tap wine. $3-8 appetizers.

Wine Expo
Monday and Thursday night
"20/20" wine tasting, sample tasting pours of the 20 different rotating wines in a broad range of styles that are offered at the bar for $20.

Montana Avenue

R+D Kitchen
Saturday and Sunday
$5 mimosas and Bloody Marys.

Pico Boulevard

El Texate Restaurant & Bar
Daily, 4pm to 7pm
$4 house margarita, $20 margarita pitcher and
good prices on small plates.

Trip
Daily, 12pm to 7pm
Special prices for drinks.

Upper West
Daily, 5pm to 7pm, Monday, 5pm to 10pm
$5 house wine, $6 sparkling wine, $6 selected
cocktails, $4-9 small plates.

Santa Monica Pier Area and Ocean Avenue

Casa Martin
Monday through Friday, 4pm to 7pm
$2 tacos Mondays and Tuesdays, $3 fish tacos Thursdays and Fridays. $4 off any margaritas, $3.50 any beer including draft, $2 off any appetizers, and $6 sangrias Monday through Friday.

CAST Restaurant, Viceroy Santa Monica
Daily, 5pm to 7pm
Specials include $7 craft cocktails, $5 beer, $6 wine and $5-$10 small bites.

Chez Jay
Daily, 4:30pm to 6pm
$6 beer and wine and $6 appetizers.

Coast Restaurant, Shutters on the Beach
Monday through Thursday, 4pm to 7pm
$2-6 appetizers, $8 specialty cocktails, $6 house wine, $4 beer of the day.

Herringbone
Monday through Friday, 4:30pm to 6:30pm
$1 oysters, special priced small bites and discounted libations including $5 draft beer, $7 specialty cocktails and $6 house red and white wine.

Jimmy's Famous American Tavern
Sunday through Friday, 3pm to 7pm
The menu features several of the most popular menu items including Spicy N’awlins style Peel & Eat Shrimp, Nashville Hot Fried Chicken Sliders, Grilled Flatbreads, signature Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Maple & Buffalo style Meatballs. Order any gourmet New York Sirloin Burgers and a tap beer for $14. Well drinks are $5, Tavern Margaritas $6, wines on tap for $7 and $2 off all tap beers.

Ma'kai
Monday through Friday, 4pm to 6pm
$5 well drinks and house wines. $2 off all draft and bottled beers. 1/2 off sushi.

Ocean and Vine at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
Monday through Friday, 5pm to 7pm
$5 draft beers, domestic bottles, garlic fries and chips & salsa; $6 well cocktails, drink of the week, ceviche and hummus & pita chips; $7 wine of the week, short rib sliders, fried calamari and chicken skewers

Robata Bar
Daily, 5pm to 7pm and Monday through Thursday, 10pm to 11pm
$5 red or white wine, $5 strawberry fizz and happy hour prices on small plates.

Rusty's Surf Ranch
Monday through Friday (except holidays), 5pm to 7pm
Drink specials: Rusty’s Red Ale brewed by Golden Road for $5. $2 off all other drafts. $5 Blue Iguana Margarita and select wines. $7 Casamigos Blanco shots, $7 Casamigos Paloma. Tasty bites: $5 pair of seafood tacos, $5 mixed seafood & avocado ceviche, $3 cup of New England clam chowder and $3 chips & salsa.

Sushi Roku
Monday through Friday, 5pm to 6:30pm and Saturday through Sunday, 4pm to 6:30pm
$5 selected drinks and $3-6 appetizers.

The Dining Room, Hotel Shangri-La
Monday through Friday, 4pm to 6pm
Special prices on drinks and appetizers.

The Lobster
Monday through Friday, 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Come and enjoy colorful cocktails like the Lobster Margarita and Diamond's Orange Cursh for $6 and draft beer for $4. Appetizers such as the Oyster of the Day and Santa Monica Style Lobster Roll range from $2-6.

The Lounge, Hotel Casa Del Mar
Monday through Friday, 3pm to 6pm
Enjoy the relaxing sights and sounds of the Pacific Ocean over handcrafted cocktails, refreshing sangria, small plates and our daily live music.

Wilshire Boulevard

El Cholo
Monday through Friday, 3pm to 6:30pm
Selected $6 appetizers, $4 Draft Beer, $7 El Cholo Margarita. ½ off our premium tequila selection and Taco Tuesday is Happy Hour All Night

FIG Restaurant, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
Daily, 5pm to 6pm
50% off our select dinner menu items, cocktail menu and wine list.

Tacoteca
Daily, 4:30pm to 7pm and 10pm to close
Food and drink specials.

Wilshire Restaurant
Monday through Thursday, 5pm to close and Friday through Saturday, 5pm to 7pm
Delicious $7-9 bar snacks available. $8 specialty cocktails drinks. $6 wine by the glass.

 

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