We don't know about you, but we're ready for a drink. Specifically, a drink that doesn't leave us wondering if we can afford to go grocery shopping this week. There are plenty of fantastic happy hours in town, but if you're looking for a new spot to decompress affordably, we've found a few bars and restaurants offering brand new happy hour deals. Cheers!
The Church Key (West Hollywood): The Church Key's new happy hour is Americana at its finest: punch bowls, deviled eggs, a shot and a beer—you get the idea. The Lifeguard Whistle is a refreshing mix of gin and blueberries, but if you've come with a squad, go for the lemonade punch bowl ($14 for two, $25 for four). They even have a version of the It's It ice cream sandwich (one of our favorite frozen desserts). Cocktails are $6-$7; food is $4-$6. Mon-Fri 5:30-7pm
Wildcraft (Culver City): The premise of "Scrappy Hour" might seem a little bizarre at first—using kitchen scraps to create new cocktails—but hear us out. The Culver City spot's new happy hour includes cocktails like Sweet Pea, featuring vodka infused with discarded pea shells, and Riptide, a tequila-based drink muddled with Fresno chili tops. All cocktails are $7, which you can pair with some new happy hour menu items ($5-$10). Mon-Fri 4-7pm, Sat & Sun 4-6pm
Hermosa Beach Fish Shop (Hermosa Beach): Buying seafood at a discount doesn't normally conjure up good feelings, but Hermosa Beach Fish Shop already has a solid reputation for fresh fish. Their new happy hour extends to both their food and drink menu, like $3 cups of chowder, $4 popcorn shrimp baskets, $8 calamari, and beer and wine for $4. This is cheap fish we can get behind. Mon-Wed, Fri 3-6pm
Manhattan House (Manhattan Beach): A sunset looks better with a drink in your hand, which is why we're pretty pumped about Manhattan House, a gastropub in Manhattan Beach, debuting their new happy hour. Discounted cocktails, wine and beer abound, including Goose Island's Bourbon County Stout and bartender Kerry Donnelly's farmers market-inspired libations. Take $2 off signature cocktails, $1 off tap beers and $2 off glasses of wine. Tue-Fri 5-6:30pm
Prova (West Hollywood): $5 pizza. $5 wine. $4 beer. Pinch us, we're dreaming. This new pizza joint in West Hollywood is making waves with its all day Wine + Pizza Wednesdays, where you can score the aforementioned deals from opening to close. Heyo, Hump Day. Wed 11:30am-10pm
Plan Check (Downtown): The burger destination already has a solid happy hour, but their recent concept—available only at the Downtown location—isn't just for humans. Dog Days of Summer Happy Hour is held every Sunday for a whopping seven hours, when 10% of happy hour sales will be donated to local dog rescues and shelters. Sip on a Slow & Low Old Fashioned for $6 alongside a $9 Jidori chicken sandwich, or select from a list of other cocktails and beer ($5-$10) and food ($3-$9). Dog treats and water bowls available upon request, of course. Sun 3-10pm
Need some more happy hour ideas? Check out our list of the best happy hour deals in LA.