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happy hour bars los angeles

One of the best ways to celebrate the end of a workday is happy hour at one of the many bars and lounges in Los Angeles that offer drink specials. Alcohol isn’t cheap, but that post-workday drink doesn’t have to be a huge hit on the wallet. Here are some of the best places in Los Angeles to score drinks with great happy hour deals.

Bacaro LA
Bacaro LA boasts an extensive wine list of whites, reds, sparkling and sweet wines from throughout Europe and California. Happy Hour is Monday through Thursday from 5pm to 7pm with all plates only $5 each. Every Monday, wines by the glass are half off .

Los Angeles Brewing Company
This brew house located in the historic Chapman Building downtown carries 100 beers on tap and also serves $10 bottomless mimosas at weekend brunch. and has some seriously good Happy Hour deals. For regulars, the brewery offers a beer club incentive with rewards for those who make it through the extensive beer list.

The Hideout
Once a speakeasy fronted by a pharmacy and law office, The Hideout has been a celebrity hangout for decades, and it’s rumored Marilyn Monroe was a regular visitoer. The Hideout now mostly caters to locals and has a large after-work crowd with events almost every night of the week like karaoke, mixer parties, acoustic nights and wine tastings. Happy Hour is Sunday through Friday from 5pm to 10pm with beers and well drinks half off.

 

Library Bar happy hourThe Library Bar
For studious drinkers, The Library Bar is one of downtown Los Angeles’ best scenes for Happy Hour. Among stacks of leather-bound books, visitors can enjoy $5 drinks and delicious food Monday through Friday from 3pm to 7pm in a “refined yet uninhibited” private-study atmosphere.

Big Wangs
This popular regional sports bar chain has built a reputation on homemade food, an abundance of big-screen HD TV’s that rivals any other bar in Los Angeles and cheap drinks. Happy Hour is Monday through Friday 3pm to 7pm with half off on all appetizers and discounts on beer and signature drinks. Big Wangs also has daily food specials like 25 Cent Wing Day.

Bodega Wine Bar

With locations in on Sunset Strip, in Santa Monica and Pasadena, Bodega Wine Bar has some of the best Happy Hour deals in Los Angeles. Everyday from 5pm to 7pm, Bodega offers $3 off glasses, $7 off carafes, $8 off bottles, $2 off beers and up to $6 off cocktails. Small plates are $5 and pizzas are $7. Nightly specials are also available Sunday through Thursday.