5 o’clock somewhere? Happiest at happy hour? However you want to justify it, we get it. That’s why we have updated our list of current happy hour offerings in Portland to help you find the best deals!
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*Last updated Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023.
Alto Terrace Bar + Kitchen: Located on the 4th floor of the Cambria Hotel in Portland’s charming East End, this boutique hotel bar and lounge is offering happy hour Monday – Thursday 5 PM – 7 PM.
Amigos: Everyone’s favorite late night bar and Mexican restaurant offers $2 off house margaritas and select crafts on draft 3pm-8pm Monday – Friday, Saturday + Sunday 12pm -6pm.
Arcadia National Bar: Free play + happy hour every Wednesday from 5pm-1am. Deals on cocktails, and pizza pies! Happy hour food and drink deals also run 5pm-6pm Thursday – Monday.
THE Bar + Bites: Thursday & Fridays from 4pm-7pm. $5 well drinks, $5 house wines, $5 draft beers.
Batson River Brewing & Distilling: Bringing the Maine outdoor experience to Portland, Bayside’s trendiest bar offers happy hour Mondays – Fridays from 4pm to 6pm & Saturdays & Sundays 2pm to 5pm. Enjoy discounts on food and drinks. Industry night every Monday from 4pm – 9pm, 25% off. Find the current menu here.
Bayside Bowl: It’s not just bowling at Bayside Bowl! Happy hour runs Monday through Friday until 5pm with $2 domestic beers, $2 Moosehead drafts, & $5 house margarita.
Blyth & Burrows: $1 oysters, $6 punch, & $6 Prosecco available on Wednesdays starting at 4pm for dine-in only. This upscale cocktail bar is located right in the heart of the Old Port. Walk-ins only.
Boone’s Fish House & Oyster Room: You can get happy hour 7 days a week from 3pm until 5pm at this lively seafood restaurant located on the waterfront. $1.25 oysters, $6 snacks, $5 drink specials.
Broken Arrow: Featuring a rustic regional menu with the freshest ingredients sourced in Maine, Broken Arrow runs happy hour Tuesday-Saturday 5pm-6pm & includes drink specials, and food specials.
Cheese Louise: Every day from 3pm-6pm! Includes $1 off sandwiches, $2 off cans, and $3 off all cocktails.
Coals: Rid of Sunday Scaries with 1$ wings on Sundays at Bayside’s Portland’s pizza and craft beer destination!
The Danforth: Join them for an early evening visit or for a late night toast. The Danforth, has have happy hour daily from 4-6pm and 12-1am. Includes deals on classic cocktails, Narragansetts (or a Dressed ‘Gansett with an Old Bay rim or Campari sidecar), wine pours, and $5 food specials (chocolate cake, anyone?).
Dock Fore: What’s better than one happy hour? How about TWO happy hours! Yep, that’s right at Dock Fore happy hour is two times a day, every day.
- 3pm-7pm: $1.95 Pints of Bud, Bud Light & Rolling Rock.
- 7pm-CL: 15 of 17 drafts are 20oz $3.95 or
- & lastly, Saturday & Sunday happy hour is from 12pm – 7pm with $3.95 mimosas with your juice of choice.
East Ender: Hideaway Happy Hour runs 3pm to 6pm daily! 1/2 off wine bottles all day!
Fore River Brewing Co: The South Portland brewery has a whole slew of deals throughout the week, including $1 off pints on Mondays and $5 rotating can specials on Tuesdays. The official Happy Hour at the brewery runs 2 PM – 6 PM Wednesday + Thursday with $6 pints, and Sundays with a $1 off of pints. As a thank you to all the amazing educators, Educator Happy Hour runs Friday from 3 PM – 7 PM. with 20% off all drafts.
Free Street: Tuesdays & Wednesdays is $1 beer drafts! 50¢ Wings on Wednesday
Helm Oyster Bar: Happy Hour at this upscale raw oyster bar and bistro runs Wednesday – Friday from 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Serving $2 oysters, $40 caviar service, $7 wine, $7 cocktail special, $5 beer.
Lazzari: Happy hour specials are in full effect Monday-Friday from 4pm-7pm & include $6 Aperol Spritz, $6 House Prosecco, $6 Select Maine Drafts, & $6 House Wines.
Little Tap House: Open Tuesday – Sunday offering happy hour every day from 4pm-6pm. Happy hour menu includes $6 drink specials!
Liquid Riot Bottling Co.: Happy hour runs Sunday-Friday from 4pm – 6pm. Includes discounts on bar bites and cocktails. View current menu here. Where are our industry workers at? For those of you work in the industry, enjoy 15% off Monday-Thursday.
Maine Craft Distilling: The perfect spot for you afternoon lunch break or drinks after work. Happy Hour runs every day 4p, – 6pm and includes 20% off any small plates, $2 off tasty beverages, $2 off handcrafted cocktails, and $2 mystery shots.
The Maker’s Galley: Portland’s most unique restaurant and marketplace runs Happy Hour from 4 pm – 6pm Friday + Saturday.
Mitr Ping Yang Thai Kitchen: Happy hour for the industry folks! Every Tuesday from 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM , those in the service industry can expect 20% OFF food + drinks for dine-in only.
Nom Cafe: A Balkan inspired brunch spot, Happy Hour runs Friday and Saturday 5pm – 8pm.
Paper Tiger: Exotic flavors with American flair, you can catch Happy Hour at this bar + restaurant Monday – Friday from 4pm-6pm.
Rathskeller on Wharf: Happy Hour every day open (currently Wednesday – Sunday) from 4pm-7pm. Includes $5 bar snacks, $5 house wines, $5 craft drafts, and $4 well drinks
Regards: Open for Happy Hour from 5pm-6:30pm Tuesday- Saturday.
Rigby Yard: Offering PRE-Happy Hour delights. Come in and enjoy $5 Draft beer and 3$ off wine pours. With over 15 rotating tap lines you can’t go wrong! Available Monday-Friday from 2 PM – 4 PM.
Shay’s Grill Pub: Weekly specials available for dine-in from 4pm- CL (9pm) are as following:
- Monday: $2 PBR Pounders
- Tuesday: $5 martinis (off the $6 menu)
- Wednesday: $3.00 Bud drafts + $4.00 Sangria
- Thursday: $3 house wines (Cabernet or Chardonnay)
- Friday: TALLS4$MALLS draft beer
- Daily (Monday – Friday): $6 martinis
The Shop: Happy Hour at Washington Avenue’s oyster market + dine-in raw bar runs weekdays from 4pm-6pm and all day Sunday.
Terrarium: This urban garden center and hub for DIY terrarium creations also serves up house made snacks, soups, local craft beer, wine, coffee and tea. Happy Hour includes $5 beers, and their house made chex mix and cool ranch oyster crackers are free to snack on. Runs Tuesday – Friday, 4 pm – 6 pm.
Three of Strong Spirits: It’s a hot drink happy hour. Warm up to $2 off all hot drinks and discounted food specials all day on Sunday from 1 PM – 7 PM.
ViA VECCHiA: This small plates fine Italian restaurant offers an Aperitivo menu Tuesday-Friday from 4pm-6pm. Includes their Spritz & Giggles with a generous Aperol Spritz for $8. View full Aperitivo menu here.
Wilson County Barbecue: This pit-smoked whole hog barbecue joint located in Portland’s Bayside offers happy hour Monday- Friday 2pm-5pm. Includes 1/2 off snacks, $5 wine, & $5 Mango Habenero IPA & Piggy Back IPA.