11 Best Happy Hours in Downtown Las Vegas

There’s no denying it, happy hours are at their happiest when they’re in Las Vegas!

With a proper happy hour, you get to have great food and stiff drinks while getting the most out of your money, and maybe even have a little left over for gambling.

If you’re planning to head out for some bargain treats, we’ve rounded up the best happy hours to check out when you’re in downtown Las Vegas.

1. Cadillac Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar at Golden Nugget

Craving tacos, nachos and a cold beer? Of course you are. Head over to the Cadillac Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar at the Golden Nugget, which has one of the best happy hours you’ll find in all of Sin City. You can snag $5 margaritas, $5 well spirits, $4 domestic draft beers and all your south-of-the-border favorites like nachos, quesadillas and street tacos at super discounted prices. Happy hour runs Monday through Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Cadillac Golden Nugget
Tequila is just the beginning.

2. Red Sushi at Golden Nugget

If you’re in the mood for fresh sushi and sake, then Red Asian Cuisine at the Golden Nugget is just the place for you. They offer one of the most robust menus with appetizers, sushi rolls and specialty cocktails during happy hour that will keep your taste buds and your wallet happy. Happy hour at Red Sushi, or “Saketini Time” as they refer to it, runs from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily.

Red Sushi roll
Yes, there’s something for you, even if you’re not a sushi person.

3. Triple 7 Restaurant & Microbrewery at Main Street Station

Snacks, cocktails, and beer: It’s the perfect trifecta, and they’re available from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and from 11:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. during weekdays at Triple 7 Restaurant & Microbrewery. You can enjoy $2 draft beers and appetizers as low as $3 each during happy hour. We’re talking about oysters, stuffed jalapenos, BBQ pork sliders and Triple 7 wings! You can’t beat that deal anywhere else.

Triple 7
One of the main attractions at Main Street Station.

4. Chart House at Golden Nugget

Seafood or prime rib? How about wine or a cocktail? Drop by Chart House at the Golden Nugget during happy hour from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, for a gourmet happy hour selection. Their dishes are mouthwatering, their cocktails are always strong, the prices will make you do a happy dance and you can dine while gazing upon the restaurant’s beautiful 75,000-gallon exotic fish aquarium. We call that a win!

Chart House cocktail
pineapple! technically, a health drink!

5. Banger Brewing (Permanently Closed)

Banger Brewing in downtown Las Vegas offers $5 house drafts during happy hour, which is from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., and 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., daily. With discounted prices and an extensive beer selection, happy hour at this place will make any craft beer lover happy. Check their website for their rotating list of house drafts, which includes beers brewed in-house, as well as guest beers from craft breweries around the country.

Banger Brewing
A refreshing suds and sights combo.

6. Downtown Cocktail Room

At Downtown Cocktail Room, the name says it all. It’s another fantastic place to check out in downtown Las Vegas during happy hour, or as they like to call it: “Halfy hour.” Why? Because from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday to Saturday, Downtown Cocktail Room takes 50% off everything on the menu. That’s a good time waiting to happen!

Downtown Cocktail Room
Getting in is a bit of a mystery, but you’ll figure it out.

7. Bin 702

Happy hour is from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Bin 702, located in Container Park in downtown Las Vegas. They offer $5 draft beers, $6 wells and $7 wine, plus a few other cheap and tasty concoctions you’re sure to enjoy.

Container Park 45
Yep, all shipping containers. You have to see it to believe it.

8. Classic Jewel

Enjoy the classic Vegas vibe as you take a sip of your favorite cocktail at the Classic Jewel. Happy hour starts at 4:00 pm and ends at 7:00 pm, Thursday through Saturday, when you get beer for just $3 and cocktails for $5. On Wednesdays, happy hour starts at 8:30 p.m. and ends at 11:59 p.m., and all wine selections, bottles and by the glass, are at 20% off!

Thanks to Juhl for the pic.

9. Downtown Terrace

Featuring shareable dishes and a full cocktail menu, and also located in the Downtown Container Park, Downtown Terrace is a great place for happy hour. Indulge in bottomless drinks for only $16 from open to close daily (two-hour limit). Food also starts at $3 during Monday happy hour, which is from 3:00 p.m. up 6:00 p.m.

Formerly Perch.

10. Esther’s Kitchen

Esther’s Kitchen offers delicious Italian soul food located in the popular Arts District in downtown Las Vegas. For pasta lovers, your minds are about to be blown because this place offers a pasta happy hour every day from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. If you buy an adult beverage, you can order any pasta dish at half off at the bar. Yes, please!

Esthers Kitchen 2
If you love food and drink, every hour is happy hour at Esther’s.

11. Hop Nuts Brewing

Happy hour at Hop Nuts Brewing is affectionately referred to as “Hoppy Hour” and goes from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily. During this time, you can get $4 pints of great craft beers and more. Take advantage of this deal in the Tap Room, featuring 20 beers on tap every day.

Hop Nuts Brewing
Hop Nuts opened downtown in 2015.

Happy hour isn’t all that’s going on when you head downtown. From dancing dealers to free concerts to the SlotZilla Zipline, head down to Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas and drink in all the excitement.

If you have a favorite downtown Las Vegas happy hour suggestion, we’d love to hear it!

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