The Best Happy Hours in New York City

April 19, 2016 | Jennifer Goodwyn

Being the city that never sleeps, happy hour is the best way to start the night in NYC. With a constant barrage of tourists, navigating bars can be a task in itself. Coming off a long day in the office, you want to drink like a local. Here's a list of our favorite happy hours in the city.


140 7th Ave S.

New York, NY  10014

(212) 989-2100

With a happy hour from 4-7 everyday, this is the perfect happy hour spot if you're looking for Mexican inspired food and drink. With $6 margaritas, even the dead of winter can feel like you're on vacation. If you're looking for some snacks to go with your margarita, make sure not to miss the Agave guacamole, Empanaditas, and Elote. Depending on your energy, these dishes are the perfect way to end the day or start the night.


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Bar Matchless

557 Manhattan Ave.

Brooklyn, NY  11222

(718) 383-5333

This unique space in Brooklyn has live music every night and DJs in the backroom. One of its best features is its enclosed patio, especially on warm summer nights. Plus the bar has BOGO on Tuesday nights, which makes this spot not only fun but easy on the wallet, too.


110 Rivington St.

New York, NY  10002

(212) 614-2494

This incredible minimalist space with high ceilings offers the perfect intimate New York experience. With happy hour from 5-10 PM, you can get $6 lychee martinis, sangria, wine, and basic cocktails. You can also get $3 Yuengling. Renowned for their lychee martini, this spot shouldn't be missed if you find yourself in New York City.


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Corkbuzz Wine Studio

13 E. 13th St.

New York, NY  10003

(646) 873-6071

With a daily happy hour from 6-8 PM, this bar is unique in that it offers $15 blind wine tasting. The space is decorated to promote relaxation through minimal, clean design. If you want to end the day with good wine, and good company, you've found the spot.


37-11 30th Ave.

Long Island City, NY  11103

(718) 626-0333

This casual Mexican spot has a weekly happy hour from 3-7 PM. A half pint of their classic margarita is only $4, and flavored margaritas are $6. If you're not in the mood for a margarita, they also have red or white sangria for $3.50. Don't miss the happy hour bites while you're here. A margarita pairs perfectly with chicken flautas, mini chicken quesadillas, fried pickles, or tostadas.


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Mess Hall

2194 Frederick Douglass Blvd.

New York, NY  10026

(646) 692-3098

If you're up in Harlem, Mess Hall has a daily happy hour from 4-7 PM. You're going to have a good night out with $6 can and shot specials, and $5 picklebacks. Everything here is $6 or less, so a night here isn't going to break the bank. If you're a whiskey fan, their carefully chosen extensive menu will give you the options you want and deserve.

The Brooklyneer

220 W. Houston St.

New York, NY  10014

(646) 692-4911

The Brooklyneer brings the best of Brooklyn over the bridge into Manhattan. Their happy hour deals are $3 beers, $2 off wines, and $2 off well drinks every day of the week. Their specialty pickle platters also make the perfect bar snacks. If you're a soccer fan, this is also the place to be!


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With so many options, all that's left is to grab some friends and get out there. New York is the concrete jungle, and the best way to explore the city is by checking out its incredible bars and restaurants. If you're looking for an Executive Suite in New York, Servcorp offers four beautiful office locations in the city.