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5 happy hour specials to check out this week

Written by
Elizabeth Atkinson

Already thinking about your next drink? We've already got a few places lined up for you to go and grab a drink while you hunker down for the first presidential debate, but in case tonight leaves you needing a few more we've rounded up some other specials to get you through the whole week.

Monday–Friday: For cheap burgers, head to Green Street Local. From 4–6pm, the resident burger is $6, wings are $.50, nachos are $5 and Sam Adams drafts are $2.

Monday–Friday: Pre-game the presidential debate at Nonnina (340 N Clark St). From 4–7pm, you can try a cocktail, like the Chiara, with house-infused strawberry basil gin, simple syrup, lime and soda, for just $5. There are a few other $5 specials including house wines and snacks, like arancini with pancetta, peas and béchamel and meatballs with tomato sauce, ricotta and toasted bread crumbs.

Tuesday–Thursday: Love ceviche? Nacional 27's got you covered. From 5–7pm, you can mix and match any three of the restaurant's ceviches, like the rainbow with octopus, shrimp, tuna and cilantro marinade to the ahi tuna and watermelon with rice wine vinaigrette for $10. You can pair it with the daily drink specials, like $5 sangria on Tuesday and $3 select beers and tallboys on Thursday.

Tuesday–Friday: In need of an afternoon island escape? Head to Mahalo. From 2–5pm, grab a $5 Kona draft beer with a $4 piña colada shot and forget that fall and colder weather are on the horizon.

Tuesday–Friday: Smack Shack has an array of $5 specials from 3–6pm, including oysters. For just five bucks, choose from a half dozen oysters, a Moscow mule, draft beer, other select appetizers or glasses of house wine. Snacks and a drink for $10 total? You've got it.

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