Top 5 happy Hour Deals in Charlotte, NC

As the largest city in North Carolina, Charlotte is brimming with excellent pubs and eateries but their regulations in regards to happy hour have been a bit controversial. Each establishment we’ve compiled today offers unique food and drink offerings but not all of them boast a traditional “happy hour”. Continue reading for what we’ve rounded up as the 5 best happy hour kind of deals in Charlotte, NC.

Whisky Warehouse

Our first stop in Charlotte is the rooftop bar at the Whisky Warehouse. With cozy twinkle lights and an expansive view of the skyline, winding down has never been so easy. Not really the outdoorsy type? Don’t worry, the first story of this restaurant bar is just as inviting with rustic charm and welcoming décor and you’ll have no choice but to walk in and leave your worries at the door. The Whiskey Warehouse offers different drink specials each night of the week in addition to half priced appetizers on Monday to Friday from 4pm to 6pm. The variety of curated cocktail specials with a whiskey-forward cocktail program and a healthy selection of local beer makes this eatery a top-notch happy hour destination.

The Rusty Bucket

The Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern is spot known for its genuine, warm hospitality. Not only does The Rusty Bucket serve quality libations, they offer different drink specials each day of the week in addition to their regular happy hour. Happy hour runs from 3pm to 6pm on weekdays and the deals include a dollar off all beer, wine and cocktails in addition to half priced pizzas, half price appetizers and $5 Juicy Lucy Burgers – trust us, you need to try one of these burgers! Come for the friendly faces and welcoming atmosphere and stay for the happy hour deals.

Dilworth Tasting Room

The next stop on our Charlotte happy hour round up is the Dilworth Tasting Room. This wine bars picturesque, European décor takes you on a journey of discovery the moment you walk in – what a way to wind down from your day! Although Dilworth Tasting Room doesn’t offer a traditional happy hour, they do offer specials from Monday to Thursday on both drinks and select food items. Come in Monday evening to enjoy their succulent pasta special with discounted beer and featured wine or on Tuesdays to receive a complimentary cheese plate with your wine purchase. Wednesdays boast $6 vodka sodas and gin and tonic as well as $9 oysters and Thursdays – half price select bottles of pinot noir. With an expansive list of high quality wines, escaping the day at this upscale eatery is a favorite for locals and tourists alike. 

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

At Firebirds Wood Fired Grill they take the responsibility of feeding their customers well very seriously and there’s no doubt they deliver! They offer a thought out menu, everything prepared fresh to order and have happy hour drink specials on Wednesdays and bar bite food specials from Monday to Friday, 4pm to 6:30pm. The drink specials are presented the entire day on Wednesday (never mind happy hour – happy day!) and include $2 off draft beer, $5 wine and well drinks as well as seasonal craft cocktails for $7 and martinis for $6.

McCormick and Schmick’s Seafood and Steaks

Our last happy hour destination in Charlotte, North Carolina is the alluring McCormick and Schmick’s Seafood and Steaks. This upscale seafood/steakhouse extravaganza is widely known for its mouthwatering fare and impressive happy hour offerings. They emphasize traditional mixology resulting in delicious drinks that are hand crafted with care and keep you coming back for more. The happy hour menu is lengthy and daily offered from 4pm to 7pm – the perfect time to step back from the day and start enjoying your evening. The happy hour bites start at only $3.50 and McCormick and Schmick’s offer additional specials on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Drink specials during happy hour consist of high quality, yummy cocktails from $7 and wine by the glass from $7 as well. Spending your happy hour at McCormick and Schmick’s Seafood and Steaks is a happy hour well spent.

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