Day off? Hit up happy hours today!

Having a day off is fun enough in itself but why not take advantage of some early evening happy hours?  You can get an early start and parking meters will be free as it’s a government holiday!

Here’s a roundup of some great happy hour options in the Twin Cities:

The Sample Room (3-6pm): $1.50 Grainbelt beer; $3 Taps, Rails, House wine and $3 off all other liquor and wine, $3 Quarter pounder, Bleu cheese and bacon nachos, Hummus, Cranberry wild rice summer sausage and Warm mixed olives.

Dixie’s on Grand (3-6pm): 1/2 price Soul Fries, Nachos (AWESOME!) and Wings, $2.50 Rail drinks and Domestic bottles, $3.50 Imports and Specialty beers, $4 Glasses of select wines.

Chino Latino (4:30-7pm): $3.50 Well drinks, House wines and Tap beers, $4 Donkey punch, Food specials including $5 Samurai tuna roll, $3.50 Kung pao wings and $3 Brazilian empanadas to name a few.

La Casita (3-6pm): Free appetizer bar with $4.95 minimum purchase; $1 off House margaritas, Tap beers, House wines and Rail drinks.

Salut Bar American at the Frog Bar (3-6pm): $4 Well drinks, Tap beers, #1 Wine, $1.95 Oysters, $3 Bar snacks such as Pomme frites, Artichoke pizza and Mini burgers.

Rudolph’s (4-7pm): 2 for 1 Rail drinks, Certain wines and Tap beers, $5 Margaritas, Bloody Marys, Long Island iced teas and Classic martinis, Food specials including $3 for 2 Chicago style hot dogs, $4 Spinach & artichoke dip, $4 BBQ rib tips, $6 Pulled pork sandwich & chips and more.

Parma 8200 (3-6pm): $3 House wines & Astoria prosecco, Tap beers, Tini ‘tinis and “Pick your poison” rail drinks (including an impressive list of mixers such as pomegranate juice, ginger ale and Red Bull). $3 Appetizers including Meatball sliders, Italian chicken wings and Fried Calamari to name a few.

Hazels NE – $4 burger night + drink specials – read my full review

If you do go out, DRIVE SAFELY!