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Happy hour at the Saint includes a lot of cocktails and oysters for a steal.
Kayla Enwright

13 Happy Hours to Enjoy on a Budget in Dallas

Hey, why not bring some friends too?

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Happy hour at the Saint includes a lot of cocktails and oysters for a steal.
| Kayla Enwright

Inflation is up, and what’s in everyone’s paycheck is down. Time to cut those corners and save some money. Luckily, there are wonderful spots around Dallas to have a happy hour (or three) that won’t break the bank.

Here are some of the best drink specials going on — and many of them also come with food menus. So you can go out and still be fiscally responsible.

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Onēsan Dim Sum Sushi

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Dim sum and sushi happy hour are on like Donkey Kong at this North Dallas spot Tuesday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. What exactly is included in happy hour changes regularly, so check in for the latest specials.

Wok Star Chinese

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Head to this Chinese spot for a daily happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m. that includes a Saketini for $6, $2 off wine by the glass, $1 off bottles of beer and sake bombs, edamame for $5, vegetable spring rolls for $4, chicken potstickers for $6, and chicken fried rice for $8. Included for free is the rock star-friendly atmosphere.

Douglas Bar and Grill

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Hit up this happy hour from Monday to Saturday — it runs from 3 to 6 p.m. Chow down on a half dozen oysters for $15 or full dozen for $30, or an array of items for $10 including a smash burger, fried pickles, pimento cheese with deep fried saltines, smoked salmon dip with brioche, pimento fries, or Little Leaguers (a plate of sliders). The happy hour cocktail options are $10 also, with a slew of classics on the list, along with $10 glasses of wine and discounted beers.

Barcelona Wine Bar

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Happy hour here isn’t just for wine lovers — although it’s 50 percent off on all bottles of sparkling wine offer is awfully tempting. Monday to Friday from 4 to 6 p.m., it also offers mini versions of its espresso martini, dirty martini, and Richmond gimlet for $7 and 7 ounce cans of select Texas beers at $3.75 and $4.25. And there are sharable snacks — truffle fries for $7, mushroom montadito for $5.50, bunuelos for $6.50, bocadillo for $6, Spanish bar nuts for $4, and a gilda for $5.

The Porch

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You read about it here last year: ‘Tini Tuesdays. That’s right, it’s a happy day when freezer martinis are available for $2. That’s a deal that’s hard to beat — in fact, we think it’s the best damn martini deal in town.

HG Sply Co.

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Head to Lower Greenville on Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. for this happy hour. It features $4 rotating draft beer, $6 cocktails, $7 house wine, and half price apps.

Swizzle

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Beachcomber happy hour at this spot rolls deep. Join in Monday to Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. for $3 well drinks, a dollar off beers, and the 1944 mai tai, zombie, and Missionary’s Downfall are all $5. The food options are solid too, with a pu pu platter of chips and dips for $8, crab rangoon for $6, various preparations of lumpia for $6, sweet bread doughnuts for $5, and the very sharable Ohana pu pu platter for $25.

Cane Rosso

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Pizza happy hour? Hell yes. Join in at any of Cane Rosso’s locations on Monday to Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. for $2 off all appetizers and house cocktails, $3 for Peroni or Miller Lite, $5 house wines, and select pizzas for $7 to $9.

Why yes, you can get a discount during happy hour at Uchiba. Every day from 5 to 6:30 p.m., as a matter of fact. Try the Japanese dog (charred negi aioli, arabiki, and cabbage slaw), Gyutoro Gunkan (72-hour short rib), cod fritters, or pork dumplings.

Happiest Hour

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Of course Happiest Hour has a happy hour, that’s a no brainer. Monday to Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m., stop by for $7 queso and flatbreads of the barbecue chicken, pepperoni, and margherita varieties. There are also $6 well drinks for specific liquors, $5 pints on the spot’s top 10 drafts, and a selection of $7 wines by the glass. It gets wild in here so getting in and out early is a great starting point for the night.

The Saint

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Happy hour runs Tuesday through Sunday from  5 to 6 p.m at this Deep Ellum steakhouse. The deals include $1.50 oysters, $10 caviar potatoes, $10 Tito’s martinis, all the Saint’s cocktails for $12, and various deals by the glass and bottle on wine.

The Woolworth

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Now that the Woolworth is reopened Downtown, it’s time to check it out for happy hour. It has five creative cocktails for $8 each (highly suggest the Yoga Pants, which is coconut fat washed vodka, monk fruit, basil, and citrus) and glasses of wine and beers in the $5 and $6 range.

Rodeo Bar

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If happiness is a cowboy’s life, then happy hour at Rodeo Bar is for you. Head that way Monday to Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. and for $6 get the Rodeo burger, queso, chili cheese fries, the “industry” Broilermaker, a Slowfashioned, or house wine.

Onēsan Dim Sum Sushi

Dim sum and sushi happy hour are on like Donkey Kong at this North Dallas spot Tuesday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. What exactly is included in happy hour changes regularly, so check in for the latest specials.

Wok Star Chinese

Head to this Chinese spot for a daily happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m. that includes a Saketini for $6, $2 off wine by the glass, $1 off bottles of beer and sake bombs, edamame for $5, vegetable spring rolls for $4, chicken potstickers for $6, and chicken fried rice for $8. Included for free is the rock star-friendly atmosphere.

Douglas Bar and Grill

Hit up this happy hour from Monday to Saturday — it runs from 3 to 6 p.m. Chow down on a half dozen oysters for $15 or full dozen for $30, or an array of items for $10 including a smash burger, fried pickles, pimento cheese with deep fried saltines, smoked salmon dip with brioche, pimento fries, or Little Leaguers (a plate of sliders). The happy hour cocktail options are $10 also, with a slew of classics on the list, along with $10 glasses of wine and discounted beers.

Barcelona Wine Bar

Happy hour here isn’t just for wine lovers — although it’s 50 percent off on all bottles of sparkling wine offer is awfully tempting. Monday to Friday from 4 to 6 p.m., it also offers mini versions of its espresso martini, dirty martini, and Richmond gimlet for $7 and 7 ounce cans of select Texas beers at $3.75 and $4.25. And there are sharable snacks — truffle fries for $7, mushroom montadito for $5.50, bunuelos for $6.50, bocadillo for $6, Spanish bar nuts for $4, and a gilda for $5.

The Porch

You read about it here last year: ‘Tini Tuesdays. That’s right, it’s a happy day when freezer martinis are available for $2. That’s a deal that’s hard to beat — in fact, we think it’s the best damn martini deal in town.

HG Sply Co.

Head to Lower Greenville on Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. for this happy hour. It features $4 rotating draft beer, $6 cocktails, $7 house wine, and half price apps.

Swizzle

Beachcomber happy hour at this spot rolls deep. Join in Monday to Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. for $3 well drinks, a dollar off beers, and the 1944 mai tai, zombie, and Missionary’s Downfall are all $5. The food options are solid too, with a pu pu platter of chips and dips for $8, crab rangoon for $6, various preparations of lumpia for $6, sweet bread doughnuts for $5, and the very sharable Ohana pu pu platter for $25.

Cane Rosso

Pizza happy hour? Hell yes. Join in at any of Cane Rosso’s locations on Monday to Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. for $2 off all appetizers and house cocktails, $3 for Peroni or Miller Lite, $5 house wines, and select pizzas for $7 to $9.

Uchiba

Why yes, you can get a discount during happy hour at Uchiba. Every day from 5 to 6:30 p.m., as a matter of fact. Try the Japanese dog (charred negi aioli, arabiki, and cabbage slaw), Gyutoro Gunkan (72-hour short rib), cod fritters, or pork dumplings.

Happiest Hour

Of course Happiest Hour has a happy hour, that’s a no brainer. Monday to Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m., stop by for $7 queso and flatbreads of the barbecue chicken, pepperoni, and margherita varieties. There are also $6 well drinks for specific liquors, $5 pints on the spot’s top 10 drafts, and a selection of $7 wines by the glass. It gets wild in here so getting in and out early is a great starting point for the night.

The Saint

Happy hour runs Tuesday through Sunday from  5 to 6 p.m at this Deep Ellum steakhouse. The deals include $1.50 oysters, $10 caviar potatoes, $10 Tito’s martinis, all the Saint’s cocktails for $12, and various deals by the glass and bottle on wine.

The Woolworth

Now that the Woolworth is reopened Downtown, it’s time to check it out for happy hour. It has five creative cocktails for $8 each (highly suggest the Yoga Pants, which is coconut fat washed vodka, monk fruit, basil, and citrus) and glasses of wine and beers in the $5 and $6 range.

Rodeo Bar

If happiness is a cowboy’s life, then happy hour at Rodeo Bar is for you. Head that way Monday to Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. and for $6 get the Rodeo burger, queso, chili cheese fries, the “industry” Broilermaker, a Slowfashioned, or house wine.

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