Cheap Happy Hours Specials in NYC

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Cheap Happy Hours Specials in NYC

By Cedric Vanhamme 

Sometimes you just need a cheap happy hour special to get through the night. But where? 212Access researched happy hours across the city, looking for the best deals. Here are some of the happy hour specials that stood out.

Slattery’s Midtown Pub
With flat screen TV’s throughout as well as comfortable banquet booths, Slattery’s makes an ideal place for happy hour. Watch the big sport event or just sit back and relax with Free Shot with the first drink! All day everyday! After that you can order some cosmos, marguerites and apple martinis for $6 and this from Monday till Friday 3 – 7 PM. Cheers!

Murray Hill – 8 East 36th Street
 New York, NY 10016

Jake’s Dilemma

When you prefer to try a different beer you are exactly at the right spot. Jake offers 50 different beers from across the USA, in addition of 14 beers on tap. I guess you know now why it calls Jake’s (big) dilemma. At Jake’s Dilemma the bar is ½ priced every day from 4PM till 8PM and have other specials every day in the week like:

Monday Specials ($1 Domestic drafts, $9 Domestic pitchers and $3 Shots)

Tuesday Specials (1/2 Price Beer; bottles, drafts and pitchers, $3 SoCo Lime & Flavored Vodka

Wednesday Specials ($4 drafts, bottles, well drinks & shots)

Thursday Specials ($13 domestic buckets of beer (5), ½ price bombs)

Friday Specials ($5 code blue drinks & bombs)

Upper West Side – 430 Amsterdam Ave between 80th and 81st St

Cellar 58 Wine Bar

This is the best happy hour spot for New Yorkers who love wine and sangria. From 4pm to 7pm, you get a free beer or sangria with any dish. Plus, Cellar 58 frequently runs different happy hour specials on different nights, so make sure you ask the bartender or waitress about them.

East Village – 58 Second Avenue – at 3rd Street

Verlaine’s Bar and Lounge

Verlaine is different than all other bars because its happy hour special run until 10pm. Where else can you get a $5 martini in the Lower East Side – or for that matter – in any part of the City? Verlaine also has great appetizers and other drinks specials, ranging from $5 to $7 during their happy hours. It is between Essex St & Ludlow St.

Lower East Side- 110 Rivington Street, New York, 10002

123 Burger Shot Beer

With no pretenses, no doormen, no covers, no velvet ropes you can eat, drink, mingle, meet friends, watch a game, play some beer pong, or down a beer tube… do whatever and have easily a good time.  Enjoy every day’s Happy Hour from 11am – 8pm with reduced price on the mixed drinks. For the late night eaters the kitchen will be open until 4am every night 7 days. In addition to this they have special offers each day of the week:

Enjoy the Margarita Madness on Monday with the $5 frozen Margaritas all night long.  On Tuesday from 8pm-12am for the price of $42.95 you got 100oz beer tube, 10 sliders, and 2 orders of your choice of fries. See double on Double Wings Day every Wednesday and see twice a wing for your money. Thirsty Thursday offers you Nip Buckets for $12.95 and one order of wings and an order of fries for $6.95!

Midtown West – 738 10th Ave, New York, NY 10019

Fat Black Pussycat

No, this is not a strip bar. It’s actually a pretty fun bar in the heart of the Village. The ENTIRE BAR is half price from Sunday till Thursday: 4pm-10pm and every Fridays 4pm-8pm. Most of the days a DJ is playing a selection of fun music what makes the night an agreeable and amusing night for everyone of us.

The Village 130 West 3rd Street, New York, NY 10012

Three of Cups

The Three of Cups in Tarot symbolizes abundance, joy and friendship. Three characteristics that perfectly match with happy hour. As well in the Restaurant (5-8pm) as in the Lounge (8-9pm), all beer, house wine, & well drinks are at $4. Even a Lounge Bonus is assigned from Sunday till Thursday where a $2 OFF is applied for any call Liquor Drink during Happy Hour!

East Village: 83 1st Ave, Manhattan, NY 10003

Village Pourhouse

In a more neighborhood sports bar atmosphere with multiple rooms, a lot of specials are proposed in The Village Pourhouse:

Monday Wing Night ($16.95 for Unlimited Wing & Free Bud Light Drafts
from 8pm – Close.

Fat Tuesdays from 7pm till Close: 2 For 1 Abita Beers, $5 Hurricanes, Hand Grenades, Po’Boys, & Jambalaya

Tuesday Karaoke (8:30pm – Midnight):
$3 Natty Light Tall Boy Cans, $4 Jameson Shots, $4 Sauza Tequila Shots

Wednesday Trivia Night: Trivia starts at 8:30pm

Thursday & Friday Ladies & Gentlemen Nights from 9pm to close. 1/2 Price Martinis, Cosmos & House Cocktails for the ladies and $10 Bud Light Draft & a Jameson Shot for the gentlemen.

Upper West Side – 982 Amsterdam Av, New York City

Murray Hill – 64 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10003

Down the hatch

While cheering on your favorite sports teams on their nine flat screen HDTV’s or playing a game of beer pong or foosball you can advantage the ever day’s happy hour from Monday till Friday noon – 8pm because the bar is then half priced. Their daily specials will make you come back, that is for sure.

Monday: $4 U Call It, $9 Domestic Pitchers, $2 Cans all Day & All Night

Tuesday is Ladies Night: $1 Drafts $8 Pitchers $2 Cans.

Wednesday: $9 Domestic Pitchers, All Pints 1/2 Price, $5 Bomb Shots $1 Jell-O Shots

Thursday: $3 Domestic Bottles, $3 Shots, $5 Bomb Shots and $9 Domestic Pitchers

Address: 179 W 4th St New York, NY 10014

The Gin Mill

Have some good times with friends or enjoy a cocktail while watching all NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and NCAA games on their 28 large screen and projector HDTV’s. The staff is ready to serve you their ½ price happy hour until 8pm in the always relaxed, comfortable and funny atmosphere. Without forgetting the every day’s special:

Monday (8pm-close): 1/2 Price All Beer (Bottles, Drafts, Pitchers) & $3 shots

Tuesday (8pm-close) is Ladies Night: $2 Drafts of Bud, Bud Light, Coors Light, $3 Drafts of All Sam Adams, Blue Moon, and Redhook, $3 Frozen Margaritas, 1/2 Price Bombs

Wednesday (8pm- close): 1/2 Price Drafts and Pitchers, $3 Well Drinks and Shots

Thursday (8pm-close): $9 Pitchers of Bud, Bud Light, & Coors Light, $12 Pitchers of Sam Adams, Blue Moon, & Redhook 1/2 Price Bombs for All
College Night – 1/2 Price w/Student I.D.

Upper West Side – 442 Amsterdam Av, New York, New York 10024


When you are at Time Square and you are looking for a bar/restaurant go take a look on the corner of 42nd and 2nd Avenue. And no! It is not because it is located near Time Square that it is obviously cheaper. They do have the best happy hour deals with weekly specials and with resident DJ’s and fun bar staff.

Monday: $3 Drafts & 1/2-price appetizers every Monday night!

Tuesday: $1 Drafts! 6pm-12am

Wednesday: Girls NIght Out (after 6pm): $5 Stoli Margaritas, 
$3 Cocktails & Wines

For a limited time, Thursdays are open for office parties in the back bar. NO fee and no minimum required spend!

Midtown East – 800 Second Ave., New York, New York