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Last updated: November 22, 2016 at 10:30 am. Posted by in Las Vegas Bars, Las Vegas Restaurants, Things to Do in Las Vegas. Comments Off on Come On, Get Happy in Vegas.

Happy hour. The name really says it all. What could make you happier than scoring great deals on cocktails and food at some of your favorite bars and restaurants?

Lots of Las Vegas restaurants offer that magical time in the early evening when you can eat and drink for a few hours without breaking the bank. Here’s where to go:

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Guy Fieri’s El Burro Borracho at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino

We don’t know about you, but a Borracho Hour sounds like a lot of fun to us. Head to El Burro Borracho daily from 4 – 6 p.m. for drink specials like $5-$7 bottled beers and $10-$12 margaritas and cocktails. You can also try the signature 32-ounce Trash Can Nachos for $8. Sides include specialty salsas, guacamole, cheese dip and more for $3 each.

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It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere Bar at Flamingo Las Vegas

This bar, located in the Margaritaville Casino inside Flamingo Las Vegas, has one of the best beer deals around. We’re talking 5-cent Miller Lites from 5 – 6 p.m. daily. You can also get a Landshark draft, a Margaritaville Gold Tequila shot, craft beer flight, A-DAM Good Cocktail and house margarita for $5 each from 5 – 6 p.m. daily. The bar also has a late night happy hour from 2 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Rao’s at Caesars Palace

Legendary New York restaurant Rao’s invites guests to partake in some bargain bites in their bar.

The bar offers happy hour Sunday – Wednesday from 5 – 6:30 p.m. Enjoy wines by the glass for $8-$10, specialty cocktails for $8 and beers for $4-$5.

You can also nosh on small bites for around $10 – $15 each. Try the fried green tomato Caprese, gorgonzola meatballs, quattro formaggi with steak pasta, seasonal shortcake and more.

Center Cut Steakhouse at Flamingo Las Vegas

Center Cut Steakhouse has not one but two happy hours – from 5 – 7 p.m. and from 9 -10 p.m. daily in the bar.

Grab $5 house wines, draft beers and specialty cocktails. You’ll also find food for under $10 including oysters on the half shell, charred beef carpaccio, Wagyu sliders and dirty spiced fries with barbecued brisket, jalapeno, queso and a fried egg.

MR CHOW Las Vegas Restaurant Happy Hour

MR CHOW at Caesars Palace

If you’re a fan of the bubbly, MR CHOW’s “social hour” is for you.

From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Sunday through Thursday, guests can drink champagne from MR CHOW’s impressive selection of Krug and Moet & Chandon at the restaurant’s sleek bar.

The featured Social Hour Champagnes include:

  • Krug Grande Cuvee – $35/glass and $75/half bottle
  • Moet Chandon Rose – $25/glass
  • Moet Chandon Imperial – $15/glass

Happy Hour in Las Vegas on the High Roller

The High Roller at The LINQ Promenade

One of the most unique Las Vegas happy hours in town has to be on the High Roller observation wheel. Step into one of the Happy Half Hour cabins and enjoy the views from 550 feet up while you partake in an open bar.

Your ticket includes one 30-minute ride and drinks. Happy Half Hour cabins roll daily from noon -1 a.m. Tickets start at $33.

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Yard House at The LINQ Promenade

Yard House is a great place to pregame before your spin on the High Roller or to continue your party after your turn on the wheel is over.

The restaurant and bar is located right next to the High Roller and its upper level patio offers spectacular views of the attraction.

Yard House’s happy hour runs Monday – Friday from 3 – 6 p.m. You can get appetizers for $5 – $8 including an onion ring tower, boneless wings, various pizzas, calamari, sliders and more. As for drinks, enjoy $1 off domestic pints and well drinks, $2 off craft imports, wines by the glass and more, $3 off house martinis and $4 off craft and import half yards.

Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar at The LINQ Hotel & Casino

Night owls will love Guy Fieri’s late night happy hour from 10 p.m. – close nightly. You can down $4 Miller Lite drafts, $5 Fireball shots and $6 well drinks.

While you’re there you might as well indulge in the restaurant’s late-night menu, which includes things like Vegas Fries, Fireball Whisky Wings and Guy’s famous Bacon Mac-n-Cheese Burger.

Late Night Happy Hour in Las Vegas

Montecristo Cigar Bar at Caesars Palace

Montecristo Cigar Bar was recently nominated for Playboy’s Best Bars 2016 Awards. Maybe it’s because of the fine whiskey menu or maybe it’s the massive cigar humidor. Either way, it’s a great place to relax, unwind and have a drink and happy hour is the perfect time to do it.

Happy hour is available Monday – Thursday from 3 – 5 p.m. Sip on signature cocktails for $12 including Mr. Tasty’s Blackberry Mojito with Bacardi Dragon Berry rum, fresh mint, hand-squeezed lime, house-made simple syrup and club soda. Well drinks and select wines are $9 and select beers are $6.

Las Vegas Daily Happy Hour at Searsucker

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Searsucker at Caesars Palace

Searsucker is a great place to grab a quick bite or drink before a show. Their happy hour runs daily from 5 – 7 p.m. You can enjoy beer, house wine and a selection of specialty cocktails for $8 and under.

Bites are $9 and include things like tomato and burrata, hummus and flatbread, potato fries, lollipop wings, sliders and tuna tacos.

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Alto Bar at Caesars Palace

Alto Bar is Caesars Palace’s newest hot spot to grab a cocktail. Start your night out with happy hour before heading to the nearby OMNIA Nightclub. Happy hour runs daily from 3 – 5 p.m. and 7  – 9 p.m.

Choose from $6 beers, $8 well drinks and $10 select cocktails.

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About The Author

Kristine came to Las Vegas more than 20 years ago to escape the frigid weather of Minnesota. Now she soaks up the sun while covering all things Vegas from dining to nightlife to hotels. She has written for the Las Vegas Review-Journal and Vegas.com. When she’s not scouring the Strip for stories you can usually find her at a concert, enjoying a nice glass of wine or binge-watching Netflix and HBO.

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