A fun night out on the town doesn’t have to break the bank! There are tons of amazing restaurants on the Central Coast that make it easy to enjoy the area’s delicious food and refreshing drinks, while also saving a few bucks. Happy hours are the perfect excuse to head out early and enjoy a new spot, or grab a table at your local favorite and order some of their most popular dishes. Go easy on your wallet and fuel up when visiting these amazing happy hours!
At Eureka in downtown San Luis Obispo, beer is the game and “Hoppy Hour” is the name. Enjoy their amazing deals every day from 3pm to 6pm and 9pm to closing! With discounts like $2 off draft and bottled beer, plus $2 off all wine, Buffalo Trace & Fugu vodka, you can keep the drinks flowing all night. Plus their amazing appetizer menu features lower prices, but the same delicious quality! American classics with a twist, like corn dogs, nachos, and truffle fries, all boast prices from $7 to $5. Head over on Tuesday for 50% off all wine or enjoy a morning Bloody Mary all day on weekend for only $5! Their daily specials are also hard to beat, like Tuesday’s Tacos & Tequila from 5pm to 9pm and live entertainment from 9:30pm to 11:30pm on Friday and Saturday!
Cattleman’s Lounge at the Paso Robles Inn
Enjoy deals and a bit of Central Coast history with the Cattleman’s Lounge at the Paso Robles Inn! From 4pm to 6pm on Mondays to Fridays enjoy the rugged surroundings of this historical Paso Robles establishment with deals that are difficult to beat. Order your favorite drink without any hesitation when you receive $1 off premium liquor, $5 Jameson, and $6 house wines. If you’re looking to enjoy some cold brews, there’s a discount for you too! $7 22oz drafts and $1 off all bottled beers lets you enjoy the evening without worry! Order a delicious appetizer or even a signature cocktail to top off your night.
Every day from 3pm to 6pm Luna Red offers a delicious menu of small plates with unique drinks to match. The restaurant’s amazing eclectic decor and vibrant patio create the perfect spot to enjoy a warm night with great friends and food! Executive chef Shaun Behrens boasts locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients, so the menu changes with the weather. Delicious appetizers like crispy tuna cakes, bacon wrapped dates, and confit fingerling potatoes are all discounted on their happy hour menu! Enjoy those amazing deals with a discounted glass of their famous sangria, noted as one of the best on the Central Coast!
Shell Beach Brewhouse
From 4pm to 6pm on weekdays enjoy the fresh coastal air with great deals at Shell Beach Brewhouse! $2 off all beer and wine, $4 well drinks, and $6 margaritas and Blood Mary’s make this the perfect spot to save a few dollars on your next outing. There’s no better place to relax at the beach on a nice evening in Pismo with their great beer selection and some delicious appetizers. During their happy hour, take advantage of their outstanding appetizer deal when you buy two and get the third one free!
Boasting one of the best views in Pismo Beach, Ventana Grill is the place to be. A great happy hour menu with the sunset view to match, you will be mesmerized by their huge windows overlooking the Pacific Ocean and coastal bluffs. What could make this experience even better? Great prices! Monday to Thursday from 3:30pm to 5:00pm enjoy deals like $7 sweet chipotle chili wings, $10 carne asada nachos, and $5 clam chowder to start your delicious evening. The deals don’t stop there though, with discounted prices on tons of drink options like $5 margaritas and $4 well drinks!
Positioned right on the beach boardwalk, looking out into the beautiful shores of Avila Beach, is Mr. Rick’s! From 4pm to 7pm on Mondays to Thursdays, this spot features some of the best specials in town. Enjoy $3 off most well drinks and changing beer pitcher specials to start off the afternoon. Their yummy menu also boasts some great discounts, like $4 garlic fries, $7 nachos, and $7 buffalo legs. You definitely won’t leave hungry, or thirsty, after an evening spent here!
How can you enjoy one of the Central Coast’s favorite dining spots on a budget? Happy hour of course! Artisan in Paso Robles in an upscale eatery known for their attention to detail, locally-sourced ingredients, and refined cuisine. Head over from 4:30pm to 6:40pm Monday to Friday or 4:30pm to 5:30pm on weekends to enjoy their delicious deals!
Another spot with an amazing view, Wooly’s in Pismo Beach is exactly what you’re looking for in a seaside retreat. Situated right on the Pismo Beach boardwalk by the pier, this restaurant was coined the “place for adults, kids, adults who act like kids, families and friends.” Sit back and relax as you take in the amazing views of the shore, and take in the amazing deals! Happy hour at Wooly’s is Monday to Thursday from 4pm to 7pm. Their 2 for 1 well drinks and $1 off draft beers means you can splurge on a fun night out! They also offer tons of daily specials and discounts on food and drinks, like $7 Coronaritas and $5 nachos on Mondays and on Thursdays, Pint Night beer deals and a $5 burger.