Tucson, Arizona is renowned for its vibrant nightlife, craft beers and cocktails. But not everyone wants to spend a fortune for a good time. Fortunately, there are plenty of bars, restaurants and breweries in the area that offer happy hour specials. From Bawker Bawker Cider House to The Mint Bar, here are 20 places to check out for discounted drinks and delicious food.
Bawker Bawker Cider House is Tucson's first and only cider house. They offer more than 10 sweet and savory ciders on tap at a time, all fermented with little or no residual sugar. Popular flavors include tuna, tomato and basil.
Barrio Brewing Co.is the first puree manufacturing company in Tucson and one of the first in the state. Their beers are available throughout Arizona, but you can get special prices at the brewery.
The Buffet is the oldest bar in Tucson and is home to a diverse crowd that loves the lively atmosphere, shuffleboard and pool tables, and drinks like rainbow shooting. Happy hour runs from 4-6pm every day.
Club Congressgoes beyond music. Celebrate happy hour from 4-6pm every day at the club or all night on Sundays.
Culinary Dropoutserves its Afternoon Delights menu from 2-5pm Monday to Friday.
Enjoy original drinks like Summer Tan sangria or classic cocktails.
The Delta Bar & Grilloffers comforting flavors fresh from the swamp. Pair any of their seafood or soul dishes with signature cocktails and an extensive absinthe menu.
Fuku Sushipromises high-quality fresh fish at a lower price than high-end competitors. The bar is home to a lively nightlife, where customers enjoy unique drinks like the famous Wildcat Fishbowl.
The Hoppy Vineis a craft room and bottle shop that specializes in craft beers, wine, and wine-based cocktails.
The Mint Barhas a local atmosphere and a sense of community, and offers ping pong, billiard darts and weekly karaoke.
Pueblo Vida Brewing Co.offers top-notch service and faucets at the hands of local desert inhabitants.
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