When: Tuesday-Friday from 4-5:30pm
The deal: La Strega doesn't sit still with its happy hour, with food and cocktails inspired by a different Italian region each month. Drinks tend to run $4-8 with a carafe of red or white wine for $10. Contact the restaurant for more information about the latest update.
When: Daily from 5-6pm
The deal: Come early. Chef Dan Krohmer is a locals’ favorite and his restaurant’s happy hour is no exception. A rotating selection of raw bar items are kept under $10 with small bites like Japanese fried chicken and deviled eggs are $5-7. Drinks include $5 house wines and a selection of $3 draft beer, which ranges from imports like Asahi to local favorites like Tenaya Creek. Otherwise, check the chalkboard on the wall for the latest specials.
Echo & Rig
When: Monday-Friday from 3-6pm and Saturday-Sunday from 4-6pm
The deal: The Tivoli Village steakhouse has happy hour 3-6pm Monday-Friday and 4-6pm Saturday-Sunday. The selection is small, but crazy cheap: $1 dogs, $1.99 steak and egg, and $1.99 shrimp cocktail. Wash 'em down with $5 wine-of-the-day specials, $4 well drinks, and $3 draft beer. Save your splurging on a cut of beef to-go from the in-house butcher shop.
When: Daily from 3-6pm
The deal: Spend time at the bar, lounge -- and when the weather's right -- the outdoor patio. The late-afternoon happy hour includes $4 draft beer, $5 wine, and $6 well cocktails. Chicken or beef sliders, wings, and seasonal farmers toast are $6.