Sip Happens: Richmond’s Ultimate Guide to Happy Hour!

by | Oct 9, 2021 | BREWS & SPIRITS, EAT DRINK, GOOD EATS

There’s no shortage of great places to grab a drink in town, and whether you’re a River City native or new to the area, it’s always fun to find a new favorite spot. Here’s a list of local businesses with happy hour specials, so find a friend (or come meet a new one!) and check out some of Richmond’s best bars and restaurants.

If you’d like your business to be added, send us an email at hello@rvamag.com and we’d love to have you join our list.

Drink safely and have fun. Cheers!

821 Cafe
825 W Cary St.
804-649-1042

All Week 4-7pm (All Day Thursday)
$3 drafts
$4 bottles

Acacia
2601 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 562-0138

Monday-Thursday
$24 3-course Prix Fixe Menu (5:30-9pm)

Friday & Saturday
$24 3-course Prix Fixe Menu (5:30-6:30pm)

Monday-Friday Special bar menu 530-630.
Drink specials $7 specially mixed drinks,
$1 off all beers

Amuse @ the VMFA
200 N Blvd, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 340-1580

Saturday-Wednesday 2:30-4:45pm
Thursday-Friday 2:30-6pm
$2 off all liquor
$3 Beer of the Day
$6 champagne cocktails
$9 Taste of VA Wine Flight

Babe’s of Carytown
3166 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221
(804) 355-9330

Tuesday-Friday 4-8pm
$1 PBR
$1 off bottles
$2.50 rails

Baja Bean Co.
1520 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 257-5445

Monday-Friday Happy Hour runs all day until 7
$1.50 Baja Gold Drafts
$2 Domestic bottles
$2.75 Rails & Margaritas
Daily Specials: $3 Tecate Tall Boys
$2 Busch & High Life Bottles
$4.25 Import Bottles
$3 Domestic Bottles
$2.25 Baja Gold pints
$8 Baja Gold pitchers

Banditos
2905 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA 23221
(804) 354-9999

Monday-Friday 3-7pm
$2.50 Dos XX Draft
$1.50 Tecate Cans
$3 Frozen Margaritas
99¢ Spicy Beef Tacos

Balliceaux
203 N Lombardy St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 355-3008

Monday-Friday 5-7pm
$3 Drafts
$3 House Highballs
$4 Select Wine by the glass

Bellytimber Tavern
1501 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 592-5592

Monday-Friday 3-7pm
$1 off beer and wine
$3 rails, $2 off nachos, pizza, shrimp, and crab
50¢ chicken wings (minimum order of 6)

Bistro Bobette
1209 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 225-9116

All Week $22 3-course prix fixe menu from 5-6pm

The Boat House
4708 Old Main St, Richmond, VA 23231
(804) 622-2628

Monday-Thurs 5-7pm, Friday 3-7
$3 draft beers,
$3.50 highballs,
½ off wine by the glass
$6 pizzas

Bottom’s Up
Monday-Thursday 4-7pm
$3.50 margs and hurricanes
$4 cosmos and appletinis

Casa del Barco
320 S 12th St, Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 775-2628
Everyday, 3-7
All draft 3$
El Barco Margarita 4.50$
Wine on tap half off
High ball 3.50$

Caliente
Monday-Thursday 5-7pm
1$ Miller High Life
3$ Rail, highballs, and Jager shots

The Camel
Monday-Friday 5-7pm
$2 off all drafts
$2.50 rails
$4 wine
$5 cosmos & martinis

Can Can Brasserie
Monday-Saturday 5-7pm
$4 drafts
$3.50 rails
½ off oysters, shrimp
½ off burgers (dine at the bar)

Capital Ale House
623 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219
Daily 4-7pm
$1 off small and belgian drafts
$2 off large drafts
$1 off highballs
$3 off cocktails
$2 off glass of wine

Cary St. Cafe
2631 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220
EVERYDAY 3-7pm
$3 craft brews
$2 house highballs
$2.25 domestic drafts
Monday-Friday 4-6pm, ½ off apps

Carytown Cupcakes
3111 W. Cary St, Richmond VA 23221
5 – 7pm Monday – Saturday
1:30 – 4:30pm Sunday
25% off drinks
$3.75 craft beers and prosecco
$5.25 wine and Blue Bee cider

Cha Cha’s Cantina
1419 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219
Monday-Friday 4-8pm
$2 domestic drafts
$3 margs
½ off apps

Chez Foushee
2 E Grace St, Richmond VA 23219
Thursdays-Fridays 5-7pm
50% off appetizers
50% off rail drinks, select wines and beer

Chiocca’s
425 N Belmont Ave, Richmond, VA 23221
All Week – $2 Southpaw Light

City Dogs (Downtown)
1316 E Cary St Richmond, VA 23219
Monday-Friday 4-7pm
$2 domestics & rails
Daily $7 Beer & Shot combo (any draft beer, any rail shot)

City Dogs (The Fan)
1309 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220
Monday-Friday 4-7pm
$2 domestics & rails
Daily $5 Genny Cream Ale Pitchers

Commercial Taphouse & Grill
111 N Robinson St, Richmond, VA 23220
$3 Session Beers

Curbside
2525 Hanover Ave, Richmond, VA 23220
Monday-Friday 5-9pm
$1 off drafts
$3 rail highballs
$4 glass of wine

The Daily
2934 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221
(804) 342-8990
Everyday, 4-6:30
Organic House Wine 4$
Liquors 3$
Drafts 3$
Martinis 5$

Dot’s Back Inn
4030 MacArthur Ave, Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 266-3167
Monday-Friday, 3:30-7
1.25$ Domestic Drafts
3$ Craft
3.25$ Domestic Bottles
2.50$ Domestic Pipes
3$ High Balls and House Wines

Emilio’s
1847 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220
All Week 4-7pm
$1 off beers
$3 rails and wine
$4 sangria
½ off select tapas

En Su Boca
1001 North Boulevard, Richmond, Virginia 23220
(804) 359-0768
Monday-Friday 4-7pm
$1 off all beers and glasses of wine
$4 rail drinks & Micheladas
$5 house margaritas
$2 tacos
.50 wings
$6 nachos
$2 off burritos

Fan Noodle Bar
2301 W. Main St, Richmond VA 23220
4-7pm
$3 rail drinks
$2 pint Yuengling, Coors Light, PBR
$4 wine glass
$3 Chang bottle (Thai beer)

Fishbowl
101 S 15th St #105, Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 562-1438
Monday-Friday 4-8pm
$1.50 domestic drafts
$2 wells
$2 off all wine
$2 off all apps
Daily 11am-2am
$10 Bud & Bud Light buckets
$15 Corona buckets
$10 domestic pitchers

Galaxy Diner
3109 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221
(804) 213-0510
Monday-Friday 4-7pm
$3 drafts
$2.50 rails

Garnett’s Cafe
2001 Park Ave, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 367-7909
Everyday 4-6pm
$3 wine and domestic drafts
$4 snacks

The Grill
5724 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA 23226
804) 285-0002
Everyday, 1-7
1$ off drafts
1$ off Domestic bottles
4$ Rail Cocktail

Gus’ Bar & Grill
2701 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 612-9275
Monday-Friday 11am-7pm
$3 drafts and bottles
$2 rails

The Halligan Bar
3 N 17th St, Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 447-7981
Monday-Friday 4-7pm
$1 off drafts
$2.50 highballs
$1.25 PBR

Home Team Grill
1630 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 254-7360
Monday-Friday 3-6pm
1/2 off drafts, highballs and house wine

Joe’s Inn
205 N Shields Ave, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 355-2282
Monday-Friday 3-6pm
$2.50 drafts and rails
$3 house wine

Jorge’s Cantina
2526 Floyd Ave, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 918-1857
Monday-Friday 4:30-7pm
$3 for 2 tacos
$3 drafts, Tecate cans, margaritas and rails

Kitchen 64
3336 N Blvd, Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 358-0064
All Week 3-7pm
$4 Rail Drinks
$2 Domestic Bottles

Lady Nawlins
2329 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 355-4746
Monday-Friday 4-7pm
$2.50 pints
$3 highballs
$4 glass of wine
80¢ oysters

Legend
321 West 7th Street, Richmond, Virginia 23224
(804) 232-8871
Monday thru Friday from 4pm-7pm
Saturday and Sunday from 1pm-4pm
Our Lager is $3
Our Ales are $4
(Just the year round beers)

Food specials:
Mon- fried pickles $3.99
Tues- tacos 2 for $2
Wed- beer dog nuggets $3.98
Thurs- basket of o-rings $4.99
Fri- wings; buy one get one half off

Lemaire
101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 649-4629
Monday-Friday 5-6pm
$30 Prix Fixe Menu

The Level
2007 West Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23220
(804) 353-8885
Everyday, 4:30- 7
1$ off select drafts
2$ off specialty drinks
3$ domestic bottles
4$ Rail drinks
5$ White or Red of the night

Little Mexico
1328 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 525-4216
Monday-Friday 3-10pm
$2 Tecate and PBR cans
DAILY
$3.29 domestic bottles
$3.89 import bottles
$3.50 15oz Dos XX Draft
$4.75 23oz Dos XX Draft
$2.75 15oz Blue Moon Draft
$3.75 23oz Blue Moon Draft
$7.88 Bucket of Coronitas (5, 7oz Coronas)

The Local
1106 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 358-1862
Everyday 4-9pm
$2.25 domestic drafts
$3.25 import drafts
$2.25 rails

Max’s On Broad
305 Brook Rd, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 225-0400
Monday-Friday 11am-7pm at the bar
$3 off draft
$2 off glasses of wine
$1 off specialty cocktails
$7 cocktail of the day

Mellow Mushroom
3012 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221
(804) 370-8210
Monday-Thursday, 3-6
1$ off drafts
2$ off wine
3$ for all rail
Half price craft beer

McCormack’s Irish Pub
12 N 18th St, Richmond, VA 23223
Everyday 5-9pm
$3.50 shooters
10% off if you pay with cash

Metro Grill
301 N Robinson St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 353-4453
Monday-Friday 3-7pm
$2 off all drafts
$3 rails
$5 glasses of wine

The Mill
4023 MacArthur Ave, Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 716-1196
Monday- Friday, 3-7
2$ off Reds and Whites, Drafts, House High Ball, and Appetizers

Mojo’s
733 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 644-6676
Monday-Friday – $1 off All Drafts
$3 House Drinks
$3 Glasses of Wine
$5 Nachos
$6 Pizzas

Nacho Mama’s
3449 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221
(804) 358-6262
Monday-Friday 3-7pm & Sunday 4-8pm
$3 Margaritas
$3 imports & Drafts
$1 PBR
$2.50 Tecate Tall Boys
$3 Well Drinks
$2 off wine by the glass
$5 Mexican Pizza
$2 Cheese Quesadilla

New York Deli
2920 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221
(804) 358-3354
All Week 3-7pm
$1 off drafts
$2 rails
$2 off wine

Olio’s
2001 1/2 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 355-5182
Monday-Friday 5-9pm
15% off drinks

On the Rox
119 N 18th St, Richmond, VA 23223
Monday-Friday 3-6pm
½ off Apps, sandwiches and burgers
½ off everything except top shelf liquor and 750ml bottles of beer

Pasture
416 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 780-0416
Monday-Friday 4-7pm
$2 off drafts
$1 off rails
$5 select wines
$6 bartender choice craft cocktail
$2 off snacks

Patrick Henry Pub
2300 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 644-4242
Monday- Friday, 4-7
$1 off all drinks

The Pearl
2229 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 353-2424
Monday-Friday, 4-7
$2 Domestic
$2.50 Well drink
$4 Draft
$5 Signature Cocktail
$3 Wine

Penny Lane Pub
421 E. Franklin St, Richmond VA 23235
(804)780-1682
Monday-Friday, 4-7
$3.50 draft pints
$3.00 well drinks
$4 glasses of wine

Poe’s Pub
2706 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 648-2120
All Week 4-7pm
$1 off drafts, bottles, and rails
$1 off apps
50¢ wings

Pomegranate
3321 W Cary St, Richmond VA 23221
(804)447-4365
Tues-Fri 4:30-7:30, Sat: 1-5, 9:30-till close
$3 drafts
$3 rail liquor
$4 house wine

Rock Falls Tavern
2813 Hathaway Rd, Richmond VA 23225
Happy Hour Daily 2pm
$4 shooters everyday
$3 off any Large Pizza Wednesdays

The Rogue Gentlemen
618 N. 1st St, Richmond VA 23219
(804) 477-3456
Mon, Wed.- Sat. 4pm-7pm
$5 Highballs
$4 Punches
$3 Fernet
$2 off beer & wine
Foie du Jour $10
Moules Frites $6
Puffed Beef Tendons $6
Bar Nuts $3
Chicken Nuggets $.25/ea

Rosie Connolly’s Pub
1548 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 343-1063
Monday-Friday 4-7pm
$3 rails and select drafts
$3.50 house wine

Roxy Cafe
1104 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 342-7699
Daily 11am-9pm

Sam Miller’s
1210 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 644-5465
Monday-Friday 4-7pm
$4 drafts and wine
½ off rails

Sidewalk Cafe
2101 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 358-0645
Monday-Friday 430-8pm
$2 domestic bottles & import of the week
$3 rails
½ off select apps

Sine
1327 E. Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219
804-649-7767
Monday-Friday 4-7pm
$2 select bottled beers, margaritas, domestic drafts
$3 select import drafts
Comfort Hour 4-7pm
$5.50 for loaded cheese fries, chicken quesadilla, fish fingers, deli turkey sliders, french bread pizza

Social 52
2619 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 353-9709
Monday-Friday 5-7pm
$2 off craft drafts
$3 house wines
$3 rails
$2 domestic beers
½ off flatbread pizzas

Starlite
2600 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 254-2667
Monday-Friday 4-7pm
$2.50 tap of the week
$3 highballs
$2 tacos

Station 2
2016 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 249-4702
Monday-Friday 3:30-6pm
½ off drafts and wine by the glass

Sticky Rice ‎
2232 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 358-7870
All Week 5-6pm
$1 PBR
½ off house hot sake, edamame, miso soup, side tots, and sticky balls

Strange Matter
929 W Grace St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 447-4763
Monday-Friday 4-7pm
$1 off drafts
$2 rails

Strawberry St. Cafe
421 Strawberry St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 353-6860
M-F 3:30-6:30pm
$4 house liquor drinks
$4 house wine glass
$2 off featured draft beer

Sullivan’s
2401 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 308-8576
Monday-Friday 4-7pm
$10 for 2 Apps
$4 Wine by glass
$1 off drafts and rails
Food Specials 5-10pm

Tarrant’s
1 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 225-0035
Monday-Friday 11am-7pm
$2 off wine by the glass
$3 off rails
$1 off specialty cocktails
$3.50 drafts
1/2 off small pizzas, discounts on select apps

Tio Pablo
1703 E Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 643-4828
Monday- Saturday, 4-7
4$ Margarita
3$ Mexican Bottle Beer
2$ Aguas Fresca
1$ off Drafts

3 Monkeys
2525 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 204-2525
Monday-Friday 3-7pm
$2 Domestic bottles
$3 Highballs

Tobacco Company Restaurant
1201 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 782-9555
Sunday-Friday 3-7pm
½ off Martinis, Rail Drinks and Beer
“Shockoe Hour” Monday-Friday 5-6pm
½ Off Oyster Sliders, T.C. Burger, Fried Yellow Tomatoes and Virginia BBQ Bruschetta

Tobacco Company Club
1201 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 782-9555
Thursday-Saturday 8-9pm
$1.00 rails

The Village
1001 W Grace St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 353-8204
Everyday, 3-7
Select Craft Beers 2.95$
Well drinks 3.50$

Weezie’s Kitchen
3123 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221
(804) 726-1270
Monday-Friday 3-7pm
$5 Wine

Caley Sturgill

Caley Sturgill

Caley Sturgill is the Director of Media at RVA Magazine. Email her at caley@rvamag.com for inquiries and RVA On Tap releases.




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