Las Vegas is known for partying and a variety of good times, so it’s not a surprise that you can find incredible deals and experiences no matter where you are staying on the Strip. Whether you’re looking for food and drinks or just a unique experience, there’s going to be a little something for everyone.
Here are our recommendations to get the most drink for your dollar at the best happy hour on the Strip. With everything from tried and true favorites, to new adventures, you’ll be able to hit every taste bud—just maybe not all on the same day.
1. The Classic Experience at Peppermill
Not attached to any casino, but still just as famous, the Peppermill is classic old Las Vegas style in a one-of-a-kind atmosphere. Grab a seat at the indoor fire pit, and take advantage of the half-price beer or well drink between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.
2. The Cheap and Dirty Deal: Slots A Fun at Circus Circus
Located right next to Circus Circus (a very easy walk) you can take a break from the kids, try out the only real coin slots left in Las Vegas and take advantage of the $1 draft beer and $1 hot dog specials running daily.
3. A Tequila Today, A Marg Tomorrow: Carlos’n Charlie’s at the Flamingo
Finally making its way to the West Coast, Carlos’n Charlie’s offers to take you back to Mexico without a plane every day from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. They offer 2-for-1 Frozen House Margaritas and Coors Light Drafts to make you wish you were on a beach surrounded by water.
4. The Black and White Key Deal: Napoleon’s Lounge at Paris
Once inside the Paris hotel, you feel like you are walking a cobblestone street and could run into a baker or a helpful cursed household item at any moment. This Vegas staple offers restaurants from world-renowned chefs like Bobby Flay, as well as unique lounges and bars, like Napoleon’s Lounge. The checkered floor and the wood-paneled walls give this lounge a vintage showroom vibe from old Las Vegas. Hand-crafted cocktails are at an incredible discount during happy hour that goes from 4 pm to 7 pm. While you’ll miss out on the dueling pianos, you will be treated to live entertainment nightly.
5. The Tried and True Favorite: Trago Lounge at the Tropicana
Once a shining beacon of all that the Las Vegas strip has to offer, this humble lounge still has an ace or two up its sleeve, namely a weekend (Friday through Sunday) happy hour from 4 p.m. to midnight for $5 draft beers.
6. The Hidden Gem: Trevi Italian Restaurant at the Forum Shops in Caesars Palace
While the Forum Shops boast some of the most expensive shopping in Las Vegas, you can still find great deals at Trevi for happy hour from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday through Friday. Their happy hour includes $5 bottled beer, $4 frozen bellinis and $7 cocktails. So shop until you drop, then grab a fortifying drink before enjoying the Bacchanal buffet or seeing one of the incredible concerts and shows. Need something to satisfy your appetite too? Try their steamed clams or homemade meatballs on their menu, paired perfectly with the rest of their happy hour menu.
7. BAM: Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House at MGM Grand
Take your happy hour to another level thanks to Chef Emeril Lagasse. Not only can you get $5 beers, $7 house wines & wells, and $8 Specialty Cocktails, but you can also pair them with some incredible food with great deals. Leave full with $8 to $12 Hot Plates, $8 Soups and $10 to $25 Chilled Seafood Plates sure to satisfy the pickiest of foodies.
8. The Sin City ParrotHead Paradise: Margaritaville at the Flamingo
True to form, this Jimmy Buffet-inspired restaurant has an all day, every day, happy hour that features $4 Bud Light drafts, $5 well drinks, $8 house margaritas and even $3 off appetizers. So take your time looking for that lost shaker of salt, and try not to be the woman to blame, but you won’t leave hungry or thirsty.
The Miracle Mile Extravaganza: Miracle Mile Shops in Planet Hollywood
The Miracle Mile is a mile of shops, bars and restaurants offering everything under the sun. Here are three of their best happy hour offerings to take advantage of! Formerly part of the Aladdin hotel, you can see the 1,001 nights influence under the fake sky and wending path.
9. Blondies Sports Bar & Grill
Located right across from the V theater, Blondie’s is an unassuming sports bar with lots of seating. Come thirsty for their happy hour, as it’s all you can drink domestic draft beers and well liquor for only $20. Blondie’s happy hour is Monday through Friday, at 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and again from 9 p.m. to midnight. Drink what you can, catch one of the variety shows at the theater and come back to cap off your night.
10. Cabo Wabo Cantina
Boasting $6 well drinks, $3.50 domestic draft beer, $4.50 import draft beer and two rum drinks for $12, you can feel like you’ve gone to the Cabo Wabo Cantina without ever leaving Las Vegas. Well,at least from 3-5 pm, Monday through Friday.
Fly high with their all day happy hour with three cocktails for just $10. You can also enjoy $2 well shots from 6 p.m. until closing daily. Go soaring with their wonderful ambiance and terrific food too.
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12. Off the Beaten Path: Casino Royale
Nearby some of the bigger casinos like the Mirage and Caesars, the Casino Royale humbly offers a $3 domestic and imported bottled beer special that helps quench your thirst, day or night.
The Venice Experience: Grand Canal Shoppes at Venetian Resort
Whether it’s riding the gondolas with their singing gondoliers or grabbing a deal at their to-die-for shopping experience, you’ll work up a powerful thirst for these amazing deals.
13. Buddy V’s Ristorante
This Food Network familiar takes happy hour very seriously, with two locations to take full advantage of the amazing deals (and amazing food). They serve $5 wine, bottled beers and sangria daily from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on their indoor patio, and from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.mm at the bar.
Stop by this Mexico City soul food restaurant between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. or 9 p.m. until close daily for $4 cocktails, $5 margaritas and $5.50 wine. Snack on some great food to help soak up some of what you’re drinking so you can be back for more.
15. Royal Britannia
Looking for a happy hour deal that’s easy to remember? From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m you can enjoy half off all drinks, beer and wine.
16. An Altitude Away: Air Bar at The STRAT
The tallest hotel on the Strip, the Air Bar on the 108th floor offers $3 Off Thrill Ride specialty drinks, $5 Jager bombs, and $8 16-ounce Frozen Cocktails daily from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. to enjoy while you gaze out at some of the most incredible views that Vegas has to offer. You will have to pay for the elevator ride up there, unless you are staying at the Strip, but with unobstructed views at your disposal, we think it’s worth the price.
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Enjoy Your Happy Hour on the Strip
Hundreds of feet up in the air or just a few feet from your hotel room, there’s something for every taste and every ambiance. Find a new favorite hangout, or try a new place every day, you won’t be disappointed with Las Vegas happy hours (and happy days in some cases). One thing is for certain, you won’t leave thirsty.