Calgary Patios with Happy Hours

Sneak out of work a little early and get a table at one of these 12 places where summer living is easy and the beer is $5 (or $4).


1410 World Bier Haus

โ€‹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,



โ€‹When: 3 to 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close, daily 


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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,


Bottlescrew Bill's Pub and Buzzards Restaurant & Bar  

When: All day Sundays

This Calgary mainstay has a big, covered patio that stays open into the cooler months. There are more than 300 beers on the menu and all day on Sundays, all local draft beers are $5. Caesars and wine by the glass are also $5. 

140, 10 Ave. S.W., 403-263-7900,



When: 3 to 5 p.m., Monday to Saturday; to close Monday to Thursday; 10 p.m. to close, Friday and Saturday


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Cibo's 17th Avenue S.W. location does $5 pizza and $4 wine and beer. The patio is sunny but secluded behind a street-facing wall so it’s a cozy (and cheap) date-night spot. 

1012 17 Ave. S.W., 403-984-4755,



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 $3.50 sliders and $7 wine, beer and cocktails.

102, 524 17 Ave. S.W., 403-452-1211,


Gringo Street

When: Before 7 p.m. and after 9 p.m., Sunday to Thursday


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Cleaver’s Latin sister restaurant and next-door neighbour has the same happy hour hours but does $3 tacos and $5.50 cocktails.

101, 524 17 Ave. S.W., 403-474-1411,


Home and Away 

When: 3 to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday and all day Sunday

Home and Away's happy hour gets you beer, wine and well drinks for just $4 on weekdays from 3 to 6 p.m. and all day on Sundays. Sunday Funday, anyone?

1331 17 Ave. S.W., 403-455-9789,


Hy's Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar

When: 3 to 7 p.m., Monday to Friday


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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, draft beer is $5, highballs are $5.25, and featured red and white wine is $8 a glass. Highlights from the food menu include cheese toast ($5.95), a prime beef burger ($14.95) and oysters ($1.50 each).

The Core, 403-663-3363,


The Living Room

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 and there's also a $5 feature beer and cocktail. 

514 17 Ave. S.W., 403-228-9830,


National On 8th

When: All day Mondays and from 3 to 6 p.m., Tuesday to Sunday


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Western Canada’s biggest rooftop patio has a happy hour that includes beers for 25 cents an ounce ($5 for 20 ounces and $3.50 for 14 ounces) and oysters for $1.50 each. 

225 Stephen Ave. S.W. (+30 level), 403-237-5556,



When: 3 to 5 p.m., Tuesday to Friday 


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This is a prime patio in Calgary, tucked into a shady corner of Central Memorial Park. Its happy hour menu includes Aperol spritzes for $5 and a featured red and white wine for $7 a glass. 

340 13 Ave. S.W., 403-263-0766,


Ship & Anchor

When: Weekdays 4 to 7 p.m., Saturday 6 to 8 p.m. and Sunday 3 to 6 p.m.


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Calgary’s favourite, always-busy patio has daily happy hour deals. There’s discounted draft beer and tall boys (prices vary) and highballs for $4.05.  

534 17 Ave. S.W., 403-245-3333,


Vin Room

When: 3 to 6 p.m. and after 9 p.m., daily


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What's better than happy hour on a patio? Happy hour on a patio with your dog. At Vin Room's 85th street patio and on the front patio at its 4th Street location, your furry friend can join you for $7 glasses of wine and $5 tapas.  

2310 4 St. S.W., 403-457-5522 and 8561 8A Ave. SW, 587-353-8812,


This article was last updated July 12, 2018. 

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