Lets face it, the weekday grind can be rough. Whether you are working, at school, getting things done or doing all of that, it can be refreshing when the clock strikes 3 or 4 o’clock and you start having that taco craving, or thinking about that Mai Tai while you catch up with friends. Luckily for us, Irvine is covered with great deals for the happiest hours in the day. Read on to discover some of our favorites!



Commonly boasted a favorite of locals, Anthill has a happy hour Monday through Friday 3pm to 7pm with discounts on pints and pitchers.

If you are someone that wishes the weekend could be cheaper at the bar, it’s your lucky day as Anthill has a Saturday happy hour from 8pm to 10pm (but psst, they are cash only so swing by the bank before you head over).




Whether it’s the Apple Cinnamon Sidecar or the Loose Hound cocktail you come in search for, Red Bar and Lounge has a fantastic daily happy hour from 3pm to 7pm and small bites to accompany them. All without a large tab at the end of your evening.


Sign up for their email list and get a complimentary pizza on your next visit!




Andrei’s is a must when in Irvine. Organically sourced food since 2009, Andrei’s offers a happy hour featuring their bubbly libations and some of their vegan and vegetarian favorites.

Or, if you are more a carnivore, try their lamb egg rolls with a great glass of white wine during your happiest hour.




Whether you are off work or school, or maybe you worked late and can’t meet up with your buddies til late for some beers, Yard House has your back. From 3pm to 6pm (Monday through Friday!) , get your onion ring tower and pale ale’s on, or head on over from 10pm to closing Sunday through Wednesday for all of those same specials, just back at a later time.


Not bad at all! Did your favorite hot spot make the list, or should we hear of another perfect happy hour location? Make sure to let us know  on Facebook and Instagram!