Let’s be honest, we all need a list of the best places to go to during Happy Hour no matter where we live. While Des Moines may seem like a small city compared to Chicago or New York, it definitely doesn’t disappoint when it comes to food and drinks. Whether you live here or are just driving through, make sure to take a break from your stressful day and unwind by taking advantage of these unbeatable Happy Hour deals.
1. Dos Rios
Stop by Monday through Thursday from 4:00-7:00 p.m. for $5 appetizers and weekly drink specials that include margaritas, infusions and sangrias.
One of my personal favorite restaurants. This Italian restaurant offers $5 martinis Monday through Friday from 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Like the outdoors? Mondays through Fridays from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Happy Hour goers can enjoy saving a dollar on all pints of core brews and well liquors and glasses of wine as well as half price appetizers—both at the bar and on the patio.
4. Eatery A
Enjoy happy hour every day with half off wine, beer and pizza daily from 3:00-6:00 p.m.
5. Fong’s Pizza
If it’s free, it’s for me! When you stop by Fong’s from 2:00-6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and purchase a drink you will receive a free slice of pizza.
$4 wines, and $5 cocktails and $2-3 beers, oh my! Don’t forget about appetizers that are only $6 each that can be enjoyed Monday through Friday from 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Who doesn’t love tapas? Take $2 off tapas, martinis and wine Mondays through Saturdays from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Also, make sure to check out the different drink specials that are offered each day.
Prefer getting your Happy Hour on during the weekend? Lucky for you, Quinton’s offers Happy Hour prices all day on Sunday. Half price drinks on Thursdays, half price wine on Wednesdays and $4 martinis on Mondays.
Looking for a place that has offers later into the night? This is your best bet because you can enjoy Happy Hour all night on Tuesdays after 4:00 p.m. Regular Happy Hours are Monday through Fridays 4:00-6:00 p.m. when you can enjoy $1.50 shrimp, $1.50 oysters that can be paired with specialty drinks as well as half off cheese and charcuterie plates.
You can take benefit from $2 off all specialty cocktails, glasses of wines and beer Tuesday through Friday from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Don’t forget about half price appetizers!
11. The Continental
Appetizers starting at $2.95 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays.
12. Hessen Haus
During the week you can enjoy $15 boots of beer from 3:00-6:00 p.m. along with most appetizers being half price. Drinking games and songs are optional.