Sometimes we need a little pick me up, and what’s better for that than booze? Whether you need a break from homework or you’re craving something after classes, the best time to get a drink is during the hours when it’s discounted. Your wallet agrees.
Red Hawk Bar & Grill
Happy Hour: 3-5:30pm & 8pm-close | Sunday-Friday
$1 off bottled beer, $2 off draft beer and wine, and $3 off all liquor
Not only is this campus bar dedicated to serving up good, made-from-scratch food, but quality drinks and craft cocktails make this place a desirable spot. With two–yes, TWO–happy hour times, your bank account will thank you.
316 S State St | 734-994-4004 | redhawkannarbor.com
Happy Hour: 3-6pm | Monday-Friday, plus Tuesday late night special
$4 select Michigan drafts, $4 well drinks, and $1 off wine
You’ll have a bit of craic at this boisterous Irish-style Pub offering an extensive beer list, microbrews and plenty of scotch. If you’re out late, check out their late night special: classic cocktails are half off and premium whiskey is 20% off every Tuesday from 10pm-close.
338 S State St | 734-996-9191 | ashleys.com
Happy Hour: 4-7pm | Monday-Friday, plus late night specials
$3.50 drafts, $4.50 wines and $5.50 signature martinis
This upbeat grill is known for its tasty drink selections and weekday deals on food and beverages. They also offer the same discounts Sunday-Thursday 10pm-close for all the late night diners and drinkers.
401 E Liberty St, #200 | 734-794-3000 | barlouie.com
Happy Hour: 4-6pm | Monday-Friday
50 percent off wine by the glass and draft beers
For a more sophisticated and curated experience, visit Vinology Wine Bar and Restaurant. Wine-os alike will indulge at this bar, offering happy hour specials you can’t pass up. All day Monday boasts 50% off select bottles of wine.
110 S Main St | 734-222-9841 | vinologya2.com
Happy Hour: 9-11am and 3-6pm Monday-Friday | 10pm-midnight Sunday
50 percent off draft beer, 25% bottled beer, and $3 off cocktails, wine pours, mimosas and bloody marys
Not only a great choice for brunch, but Sava’s serves up handcrafted cocktails for good prices during certain hours. Feel relaxed and sophisticated here at their open and contemporary space.
216 S State St | 734-623-2233 | savasrestaurant.com
Happy Hour: 3-6pm | Monday-Friday
$5 select specialty drinks, 50 percent off draft beer, $3 off wine by the glass and $7 select specialty cocktails
Experience Spanish culture with Old World wines and authentic cuisine. A modern tapa pairs well with whatever drink you order.
216 E Washington St | 734-369-3153 | aventuraannarbor.com
Mani Osteria & Bar
Happy Hour: 4-6pm | Tuesday-Friday
50 percent off house red and white wine, cocktail of the day, red sangria, and draft beers
This Italian eatery focuses on local ingredients and small production wines. Quality beats quantity—can’t complain when you get it at an affordable price.
314 E Liberty St | 734-769-6700 | maniosteria.com
Tios Mexican Cafe
Happy Hour: 3-6pm Monday-Friday | 11pm-1am Saturday 50% off margaritas and $1 off draft beer M-F, 50% off specialty margaritas and $1 off sangrias Saturday
Homemade salsa and chips with a margarita go hand in hand. Whether celebratory or casual, it’s always a good time for a marg.
401 E Liberty St | 734-761-6650 | tiosmexicancafe.com
Happy Hour: 3-6pm | Monday-Thursday
20% off wine, draft beer, cocktails and spirits
With a continuous changing beer selection, there’s always something new for you to try. Catch up with your buddies and lounge within the industrial-chic atmosphere of the place or take it outside to the cozy patio.
303 S Ashley St | 734-369-4212 | beergrotto.com
Happy Hour: 3-6pm Monday-Friday | 10pm-midnight Sunday-Thursday
50% off draft beer
The timing and price is right for beer enthusiasts when stopping at this brewery. Gulp down an IPA, pale ale, wheat ale, dark or light brew made right in their very own cellar.
207 E Washington St | 734-222-4095 | bluetractor.net
The Garage Bar
Happy Hour: 9pm-close daily
$5 Long Islands and margaritas, $4-$5 select 22oz drafts
With 32 craft beers on tap, multiple TVs along the walls and a full Pizza House menu, this bar is great to get your party of friends together for a night of sports, mingling and merriment.
618 Church St | 734-995-5095 | garageannarbor.com
Happy Hour: 7-10pm daily
$3 22 oz drafts of Coors Light, Miller Lite, and Labatt Blue, $4 Long Islands and premium draft pints
Since 1936, the Brown Jug has been a part of the University of Michigan tradition. Named after the Michigan vs. Minnesota football trophy, the sports bar’s menu boasts delicious items named after Wolverine alumni. They also offer additional drink and food specials Monday-Thursday from 2-7pm.
1204 S University Ave | 734-761-3355 | brownjug-annarbor.com
Happy Hour: 3-6pm Monday-Friday | All day Wednesday
$3 can beer and specialty wine glasses, $5 specialty cocktails
Get your German fix at this charming pub that offers a hefty beer and drink selection. If you feel like dancing, head upstairs to the Club Above where DJ’s keep the music spinnin’.
215 N Main St | 734-663-7758 | heidelbergannarbor.com
Happy Hour: 5-7pm Tuesday-Saturday
Grab a bite and a beer while watching the game on any of their 37 TV’s. Students gather here throughout the week and all weekend long for great tunes, and even better food and drinks.
310 Maynard St | 734-995-0100 | a2scorekeepers.com
Good Time Charley’s
Happy Hour: 8pm-close Mondays | 3-6pm Tuesday-Friday
$3.50 wells, $3 budweiser pitchers, 25% off fish bowl size, $5.75 miller lite pitchers, $6.25 long islands and others
Charley’s is the place to be. Daily specials, karaoke and trivia nights make this spot, that customers can agree, a real good time on the night out with a group of good friends.
1140 S University St | 734-668-8411 | charleysannarbor.com