7 Great New Places for Happy Hour | L.A. Eats

Afternoon drink specials and half-priced bites? We are talking about happy hour, of course. Step out and step into one of these popular eateries listed below for a happy hour to enjoy in town!

Short Stories Restaurant

Location: 115 S Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Located in Fairfax, you’ll enjoy a tranquil outdoor experience at Short Stories Restaurant. The millennial pink bar area serves up an extraordinary happy hour from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Try drinks like the pisco sour or cantaloupe basil margarita paired with the olive choclo flatbread or a media luna taco with tiger prawns.


Location: 927 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Hit up the Ace Hotel’s ground floor hotel Wednesday to Sunday for its happy hour, or Golden Hour, as they are calling it. The ‘Golden Hour’ goes on from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. with $1.50 oysters, $10 burgers, and $10 specialty cocktails. Likewise, you will also get stunning sunset views from its location.


Location: 1124 San Julian St, Los Angeles, CA 90015 

At Steve Samson’s Italian stunner in the Fashion District, you’ll find a pizza happy hour daily from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Get the Margherita or cheese pizza and a beverage (beer, wine, margarita, martini, or spritz) for $25 per person.


Location: 4137 E Anaheim St, Long Beach, CA 90804

A bustling Colombian and pan-South American-inspired spot, Selva in Long Beach has happy hour from Wednesday to Sunday, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. From $5 house wine, $2 off specialty drinks, to $7 arepas, $12 ceviche, and $9 chicken “wangs,” there is much to enjoy.

Belles Beach House

Location: 24 Windward Ave, Venice, CA 90291

At this breezy Venice spot, you’ll get to partake in a happy hour from Monday to Thursday, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Step inside Belles Beach House and indulge in favorite dishes like rock shrimp and mochiko chicken nuggets. For libations, they, of course, have $10 piña coladas and slushies. 

Caravan Swim Club

Location: 8639 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Hotel June’s poolside restaurant offers a weeknight “Golden Hour” from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Food specials include Baja-inspired bites such as $2.50 oysters with michelada mignonette, while drink deals include $9 margaritas and $6 Calidad beer.

Banditos Tacos & Tequilas

Location: 11801 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604

Enjoy affordable tacos and strong margaritas at Banditos for its daily happy from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The specials include two for one drinks (25 cents for the second drink), and on Taco Tuesdays, there are $5 margaritas, $3 tequila, and $2 tacos.