The Cheat Sheet
Best Happy Hours For Foodies
4-6 p.m. daily. The happy hour highlight here is $1.50 oysters all night on Mondays. Drink specials include $3 Post Brewery beer, $5 strawberry lemonade (with strawberry-infused vodka).Directions
3-6 p.m. daily. Drink specials include $6 cocktails, $7 winter warmers (made in-house, like a hot buttered rum) and $5 wines. Food includes $2 oysters, $5 mussels with white wine cream sauce, $5 wild-caught Alaskan king salmon slider with local greens and $9 for one-fourth of a pound of shrimp.
4-6 p.m. daily. Food specials include $2 oysters, $3 bites (such as salmon mousse on cucumber with pea shoots and aleppo pepper, or crispy pork Chicharones with hot sauce and ham salt), $5 charcuterie. Drink specials include $4 featured beer, $5 shot and beer, $6 featured wine, $6 cocktail (seasonal collins: vodka, lemon, seasonal simple).Directions
3-6:30 p.m. daily. Food specials include $3.25 black angus burger sliders, $1.50 oysters and $4 brie chaud. All items are offered at a discounted price from the full menu, including crepes, fromage, charcuterie, mussels and roasted bone marrow. Drink specials include $3.25 beer, $4.50 wine and well cocktails, $6 margaritas.Directions
Quirkiest Happy Hours
All day on Tuesdays: Das Boot special. For $8, get a full liter of beer in a giant glass boot. Regular happy hour runs 3-6 p.m. daily, and 9 p.m.-close Mondays and Sundays. Drinks include $1 off half-liter of beer, $2 off liter of beer, $3 wells, $1 off wine ($2 off on Wednesdays). For food, consider the $12 special: a half liter of beer and a regular sausage, pierogi, pretzel sausage or side salad, plus a goulash boat.Directions
Shine Restaurant and Gathering Place
Get $2.50 potion sippers 3-6 p.m. daily (the happy hour menu returns late-night, too). Other drink deals include $1 off beers, $6 wine and $9 specialty cocktails. Food includes (all organic and gluten-free) fried housemade mozzarella layered with tomato confit and fresh basil for $6, wild salmon salad for $5.50, lamb meatballs for $6.75 and $4.25 sweet potato fries.Directions
Cheapest Overall Happy Hours
All drinks are inexpensive during daily happy hour 3-8 p.m. and 11 p.m.-1 a.m. Thursday-Saturday. Margs: $4. Coors Light and drafts: $2.50. Wells: $2.50-3. Select craft drafts: $3.50. Plus, get free chips and salsa with your drink.Directions
4-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday get $1 wells, $6 Coors Light pitchers, free pool and buy-one-get-one-$1 drinks.
The first 50 customers get a three-topping, small, take and bake pizza for $2.99 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday.
Appetizers start at just $2 from 3-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. Full meals start at $7. Plus, all wine is $3 off per glass and beers on tap are half off. Mateo also runs specials on wine by the bottle.Directions
Salt the Bistro
Apps starting at $1. Plus, $3 select bottled beer, $4 wine, $5 cocktails, $4 drafts. Every day at the bar from 3-5 p.m.Directions
Lazy Dog Sports Bar
50 cent wings are a highlight here 3-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. Drink specials include $3 wells and drafts and $4 wines. For other food, chow down on appetizers for $5.Directions
Scotts on Alpine
All kinds of options under $10 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Drinks: Beer starting at $3, wine for $5, buy one get one draft beer and $7 cocktails. For food, $4 (for fries) to $10 (pizza). Coconut shrimp or baked brie for $6.Directions
Longest Happy Hours
All day, every day. No cocktails cost more than $7. When launched, the Cocktail of the Month is $5 all day. Free drinks on customer appreciation days for everyone on the email list.Directions
Various happy hour specials all day every day of the week. Monday: all craft beer cans and bottles are $4 and wine bottles are $20. Tuesday, all draft beer is $5. Wednesday, all glasses of wine are $5. Thursday through Sunday, select wine and draft beer is $5. Saturday and Sunday all bottles of wine are $20.
Tahona Tequila Bistro
Monday open to close; 4-6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 3-6 p.m. Friday; 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends.Directions
Centro Mexican Kitchen
So many happy hours every week. All night Monday, 4-6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday. There is also a brunch happy hour 9:30-11:30 a.m. weekends and a late happy hour 9:30-11 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Drink specials include $3 beer, $3 wells, $4 wine and $5 margaritas. Food specials include $3 (and up) tacos and other appetizers starting at $3.Directions
Happy Hours With A View
4-7 p.m. daily. Drinks include $2 drafts, $4 wells, two for one martinis. Check out the rooftop happy hour daily one hour before and after sunset, when you can get $2 off infused liquors and $4 bottled beers. Two hours leading up to sunset in the warmer months, score two for one infusions. The rooftop here looks out across downtown and has a clear view of the mountains.Directions
Chautauqua Dining Hall
Winter happy hour 3-6 p.m. daily, with breathtaking views of the Flatirons from right at their base. Drink specials vary. Food includes $11 Carolina pulled pork, $4 soup, and salads starting at $6.Directions
5-7 Tuesday-Sunday. The Greenbriar is located remotely in the foothills, and the patio provides a romantic ambiance. Drinks include $2 off wine by the glass, $1 off draft beers and $2 off all cocktails. Get a beer flight for $8 or a whiskey flight for $12.
Tahona Tequila Bistro
$4 margs Monday from open to close; 4-6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 3-6 p.m. Friday; 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends.Directions
$4 margs daily 3-7 p.m. and again 11 p.m.-1 a.m. Thursday-Saturday. Bonus: Get free chips and salsa with your drink.Directions
West End Tavern
Select cans start at $2 from 3-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and again 10-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. You can also get a shot and beer for $5, or a burger and can of beer for $9.
$2.50 beer 2:30-5:30 p.m. mid-day happy hour Monday-Saturday. Food is discounted, too, such as the spicy sweet soy chicken wings, which are $6.
Coors Light cans are $2.50 from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 5 p.m. to close Sunday. In addition, draft beer is $3-4 and micro and imports are $3.50.
Hapa beer is $2.50 from 2:30-5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 p.m.-midnight Thursday-Saturday. The food deals are great, too: $7 for two beginner rolls and half-price starters.
Pearl Street Pub and Cellar
Bud drafts are $2.50 from 3-7 p.m. Monday-Friday and again from noon-7 p.m. on the weekend. Some microbrews on tap are $3.
Roadhouse Boulder Depot
Get a 60-ounce pitcher of draft beer for $11-$15 from 3 to 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close daily. Glasses of beer start at $4, craft mules for $6 (made to order with a selection of eight different mule options), wells for $3.50, wines for $4. Discounted food includes quinoa lettuce cups with brussels sprouts slaw or duck poutine fries for $6.Directions
Best Wine Deals
Get one-third off the entire wine list by the glass or bottle 3-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. Other drink specials include $2 off draft beers, $6 cocktails, $4 wells. Food includes discounted small plates for $4-7 (such as $4 truffle parmesan fries) and a full-sized burger with a side for $8.50.Directions
Conor O'Neills Irish Pub and Restaurant
$3 wines daily 3-7 p.m. Also check out the $3 appetizer menu.Directions
Get half off select wine bottles for the late happy hour 9 p.m.-close Monday-Saturday and 6 p.m.-close Sunday. A glass of wine is $6 during regular daily happy hour 3-6 p.m.Directions