Calgary Patios with Happy Hours
Sneak out of work a little early and get a table at one of these eight places where summer living is easy and the beer is $5 (or $3).
When: 3 to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday
This rooftop patio on 17th Avenue S.W. serves $5 draft beer, high balls and wine. You can also get half price appetizers.
1410 17 Ave. S.W., 403-229-1410, 1410bierhaus.ca
When: 3 to 5 p.m., daily
Añejo celebrates halfy hour with half price tacos and tequila everyday. You can also get $6 margaritas and beer.
2, 2116 4 St. S.W., 587-353-2656, anejo.ca
When: Before 7 p.m. and after 9 p.m., Sunday to Thursday
Cleaver's happy hour covers a lot of hours. Before 7 p.m. and after 9 p.m. from Sunday through Thursday, you can get $3 sliders and $5 wine, beer and cocktails.
102, 524 17 Ave. S.W., 403-452-1211, cleavercalgary.com
When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday
Home and Away's happy hour is called 666 because there are six dishes — including onion rings, quesadilla and calamari — that are $6 each until 6 p.m. The drinks are an even better deal. House red and white wine is $3 and so is Home Brew.
1331 17 Ave. S.W., 403-455-9789, homeandawayyyc.com
When: 3 to 7 p.m., Monday to Friday and all day Sunday
This patio is right downtown and in close proximity to a lot of people looking for an afternoon drink. For happy hour, sparkling wines are 40 percent off, feature cocktails are 50 percent off, draught beer is $5, highballs are $5.25, featured red and white wine is $8 a glass. Highlights from the food menu include cheese toast ($5), prime beef sliders ($5) and a New York steak sandwich ($20).
The Core, 403-663-3363, hyssteakhouse.com
When: 4 to 6 p.m., daily
The Living Room's happy hour is pretty straight forward. All wine and small plates are half price.
514 17 Ave. S.W., 403-228-9830, livingroomrestaurant.ca
When: 3 to 5 p.m., Tuesday to Friday
This is a prime patio in Calgary, tucked into a shady corner of Central Memorial Park. Its happy hour menu includes Aperol spritz for $5 and a featured red and white wine for $7 a glass. Nibble on olives ($3), fries and aioli ($5), fried eggplant ($8), empanadas ($8), cheese boards ($12) and charcuterie plates ($12).
340 13 Ave. S.W., 403-263-0766, provisionyyc.com
When: 3 to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday
Your drink options include draft beer, house wine, well highballs and Zonin prosecco, all for $5. For snacks, the bruschetta is $2, olives are $3, arancini is $5, meatballs and caprese are $7, burgers are $10 and the steak sandwich is $12.
2220 Centre St. N.E., 403-276-2030, scopacalgary.com