A Guide to the Best Happy Hours in Houston


Where to celebrate the happiest of hours? Cheers to these great deals:

Do your work hours make it hard to enjoy the typical 3-6pm? Poítin has the happy hour for you! If you do not mind a night cap, the restaurant offers a reverse happy hour menu Sunday through Wednesday from 9pm to close. The menu is the same as their regular happy hour menu and includes $3 off bar snacks, $2 off draft beer, select glasses of wine for $5 and a rotating selection of $8 cocktails.

Cocktails at Poítin

Cocktails at Poítin

Raise a glass, margarita lovers, this deal is for you! Montrose mainstay Pistolero’s has killer deals including $4 house margaritas and sangria Monday - Friday from 4-8pm and Saturday and Sunday from 12-8pm. You will not feel guilty ordering a snack with several appetizers available for only $6. Someone call Cinderella - their best deal begins at the stroke of midnight when you can enjoy $3 margaritas until 2am. Every night. Let their neon sign double as a photo opp and reminder, “one tequila, two tequila, three tequila, flooorr…”

For those who love wine, and small bites, Oporto Fooding House & Wine is the place to go. The Midtown restaurant serves their happy hour menu that includes carafes of wine for only $25 and plenty of tapas dishes with gluten-free and vegetarian options Monday - Friday from 3-6:30pm. The atmosphere is also a winner making this spot ideal for a happy hour you would like to segue into dinner.

FoodJana Phillips