Restaurants with $5 Daily Specials
Sip wine, sample small plates and nosh mini-burgers for a measly $5
Choose from four different beers for $5 at Beer Revolution, where the beer is guaranteed to be fresh.
These 10 local restaurants and pubs offer ridiculously affordable daily specials for $5 or less. From to wine to Caesars, chicken tacos to late night tapas, you can dine and drink out all week for less than the price of one meal out.
Sip wine in Inglewood on Tuesday nights. 500 Cucina offers $5 wine specials for thirsty diners.
(1003 9 Ave. S.E., 403-460-0797, 500cucina.com, @500cucina)
The Bank & Baron
Monday to Friday, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., sip $5 wine at The Bank & Baron. This Stephen Avenue pub’s happy hour also includes $2 tacos on Mondays, $2 mini-burgers on Tuesdays and $5 mimosas and Caesars on Sundays.
(125 8 Ave. S.W., 587-293-9688, bankandbaronpub.com, @bankandbaron)
Scrounge some change from your couch cushions and head to Beer Revolution Monday to Saturday, between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., for it’s 4-4-5 specials. Enjoy four select beers and four select bar snacks for $5, as well as wine for $5.
(1080 8 St. S.W., 403-264-2739, cal.beerrevolution.ca, @revolutionyyc)
Brewsters has a seriously affordable happy hour food menu. Everyday, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., snack on fish tacos and maple barbecue ribs for $4.99 and Bavarian pretzels for $2.99. The menu also includes dishes for more than $5, for high rollers.
(multiple Calgary locations, brewsters.ca, @wearebrewsters)
Sip $5 mimosas and Caesars on Sundays, $4 Mill Street brews on Mondays, $5 signature cocktails on Tuesdays and $5 wines on Wednesdays at Cibo. The drink specials are so good you can splurge on more of Cibo’s tasty food.
(1012 17 Ave. S.W., 403-984-4755, cibocalgary.com, @cibocalgary)
Korq Winehouse & Kitchen
Korq’s Wine Therapy Wednesdays feature $5 glasses of vino. If you’re feeling flush, cough up another $12 for a cheese and charcuterie board. Wine and cheese together are worth the splurge.
(801 6 St. S.W., 587-352-5677, korqwinehouse.ca, @korqwinehouse)
Double Zero‘s $5 Happy Hour is a celebration of the blue bill. From 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday, enjoy select wine, beer, bubbles and bar snacks for $5 each, including polenta fries, mortadella and pistachios, Alley Kat beer and glasses of prosecco.
(6455 Macleod Tr. S.W., 403-457-7677 and 751 3 St. S.W., 403-265-9559, doublezeropizza.ca, @doublezeropizza)
Earls Kitchen & Bar
Earls’ daily happy hour specials keep thrifty diners happy. Monday to Sunday, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., enjoy deals on food and drinks including $4.50 Los Cabos chicken tacos, $4.50 margaritas, $3 beers and more.
(multiple Calgary locations, earls.ca, @earlsrestaurant)
Monday to Thursday, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., join Il Sogno for its Italian Happy Hour. Featured wine, cocktails and beer are on special for $5.
(24 4 St. N.E., 403-232-8901, ilsogno.org, @ilsognocalgary)
Thrifty night owls can dine from 9 p.m. until close at Vin Room. It’s late night menu includes tasty dishes such as merguez meatball sliders, cheese and artichoke dip, Poplar Bluff pomme frites and more for $5 each.
2310 4 St. S.W., 403-457-5522 and 8561 8A Ave. S.W., 587-353-8812, vinroom.com, @vinroom)