With America still stuck in one of the biggest recession since The Great Depression, days and nights of eating out have been hard to come by. We get it, so we pulled out some of the hottest restaurants and bars out of our little black book that has some of the happiest of happy hours around. Whether the hotspot is a chill bar to hang out with your friends or it’s an upscale restaurant to lure in a love interest, we got your back.
Weiland Brewery: 400 E. 1st Los Angeles, CA 90012 | “An American Bistro in Little Tokyo”
Happy Hour: 3-7pm & 10pm- 2am daily
When the Weiland Brewery, located in Little Tokyo, says they provide happy hour and specials, they mean it. The ridiculously priced finger foods and their various choices of alcohol is what makes this hotspot, well, hot. From 3-7pm and 10pm-2am, their appetizers, such as the Weiland Wings and their Crispy Calamari, range from a $1.00 to $3.95. To compliment these easy-to-eat dishes, they offer their Weiland Brewery Beers, cocktails, and house wines for as little as $4.00. To even make these hours truly happy is its cool, hipster, city-like red brick walls that brings a casual and relaxed atmosphere to the busy streets of Little Tokyo in Downtown, Los Angeles.
Vinoteca Farfalla: 1968 Hillhurst Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90027 | Italian and Brazilian Style Wine & Beer Bar
Happy Hour: 4pm – 7pm daily
Tucked away in the quiet hills of Griffith Park, Vinoteca Farfalla offer Los Angelinos a chance to visit Napa Valley with a twist of Italy and Brazil. This wine and beer bar will definitely impress your date with its classy selection of elegant house wines of reds, whites, and roses. If wine isn’t your thing then there’s the option to choose something from their selection of beers. The classiness doesn’t stop there, it continues with their antipasti menu, which features entrées such as, Mozzarella di Napoli and Insalatina Brasiliana. Don’t let the names and fancy wines fool you though; their house wines by the glass and beers are set at $4.00 and $3.00 respectively, so that everyone has a chance to wine and dine their love interest like the Italian and Brazilians do. For more information visit their website at http://www.vinotecafarfalla.com.
Rolling Stone LA: 6801 Hollywood Blvd. STE #259 Los Angeles, CA 90028 | Restaurant & Lounge
Happy Hour: 3pm – 7pm & 9:30pm – 11:30pm Monday – Friday; Tasting Tuesdays
Ever dreamed of a restaurant based off of your favorite badass magazine? Well dream no more because the cool rock & roll style of the Rollingstone Magazine is emulated and translated into food and alcohol at the Rolling Stone Restaurant & Lounge. The choices of food and drinks are as cool and trendy as their decadent décor during their happy hour. Their $5 “Eats” menu feature dishes such as, Warm Cheddar Popovers, sliders, and soft pretzel knots and their refreshing drinks of beers and cocktails range from $3 – $5. Who doesn’t want to roll like a rock star, sans the cost of partying like one? For more information visit them at http://www.rollingstonela.com.
Rascal: 801 S. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036 | An American Fare
Happy Hour: 5pm – 7pm daily
The Miracle Mile located mid-Wilshire in Los Angeles lived up to its name as it proved that miracles do exist. On the corner of 8th and La Brea, a hip restaurant that represents the classic American called Rascal recently opened its doors. Step in and you can immediately feel the cool and casual culture of America from its red brick walls and handwritten signs like “Excellent Food Starts Here.” As chill and casual the atmosphere Rascal exudes, the dimmed lights and lit candles make it cozy and intimate enough to send clear signs of romance toward your love interest. The happy hour special here at Rascal is also chill and casual as everything on the menu, yes the food and the drinks, are priced at only $5.00! Visit them at www.rascalla.com.
Nic’s Beverly Hills: 453 N. Canon Drive Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Happy Hour: 5pm- 12am Monday; 5pm – 7pm Tuesday – Saturday
Now everyone can eat and live like the residents of Beverly Hills as Nic’s Beverly Hills offers affordable prices for their martinis and fancy, high-end appetizers. Their martinis are $7 during happy hour and $7 appetizers like the artisanal- cheese plates and the vodka – cured salmon. It’s Vodka freezer may be the centerpiece and main attraction of Nic’s Beverly Hills, but a place with orange walls, plush white leather seats, and long chandeliers hanging from the ceiling that has affordable dishes for people of Beverly Hills will definitely be the magnet during these hours.