Looking for a bit of East Hampton right here in the OC? Try Babette’s daily Happy Hour. Enjoy handcrafted cocktails for $7 and deals on appetizers like their signature White Truffle Wild Mushroom Mousse served with grilled country bread for $11. Wash it down with The Billionaire, made with house bourbon, fresh pressed lemon juice, house-made grenadine and absinthe bitters.
Put the happy in Happy Hour with Del Frisco’s Grille’s $5 draft beers and $6 specials on select appetizers, wines by the glass and signature martinis. And be sure to order the Cheesesteak Eggrolls or Pepperoni Spicy Pork Meatball Flatbread.
At Zov's Neighborhood Cafe & Bar, their Happiest Hour is served nightly from 3pm to 6pm. Enjoy California Mediterranean bites including Tahini Tacos, Potato Rice Fritters, Chicken Kebabs, hummus, babaganoush, and much more. Select wines by the glass are $6, draft beer is $5, and signature cocktails start at $6.
BRIO Tuscan Grille has not just one but two happy hours. One at 3:30pm to 6:30pm Monday through Friday and then again from 9pm to 10pm. Whichever one you attend, take a sofa seat near the fire pit on the outdoor terrace and order a cocktail for $4 to $6. Appetizers are also a steal, from $4 for Crispy Tuscan Tots with Sriracha mayo to $5 for Sausage and Pepperoni Flat Bread. Wednesdays are $5 Martini Night.
Whether it’s date night or an evening out with coworkers, Paul Martin’s American Grill's happy hour has something for everyone. Enjoy small plates such as Beef Street Tacos with house-made tortillas or La Quercia Proscuitto Crostini with goat cheese and house-made fig jam. Pair with draft beer, craft cocktails, and wine, all starting at just $6.
At CUCINA enoteca, you can soak in the sun with a private patio table or simply enjoy the camaraderie of dining at a communal table during Intermezzo, or happy hour. Sample California-inspired Italian fare such as parmesan fries ($3.50), burnt brussel sprouts ($3.75) and margherita pizza ($7). Sip on the refreshing Seasonal Sangria that's infused with fresh fruit for $6 or select red and white wines by the glass for $7 and Moretti draft beer for $4.
Italian • $$$ •Happy Hour: 3pm-6pm daily • (949) 706-1416
Wildfish Seafood Grill's bar scene is sophisticated and vibrant – and their Happy Hour is a favorite of Newport Coast locals. Regulars look forward to $2 off drinks at the bar and a selection of $6 martinis, cocktails and wines by the glass. Be sure to order the batter-fried oysters or the fresh tuna tartare, each for $10.
American • $$$ •Happy Hour: 4pm-7pm nightly; All night Sun & Mon • (949) 720-9925
For the most unique and flavorful combinations inspired by Asian food and drinks, look no further. Inchin's Bamboo Garden, located in the heart of Irvine, has got you covered with happy hour, Monday - Friday from 5pm to 7pm.
Beers on tap are only $2. Or you can enjoy the wine collection or handcrafted cocktails for just $5 (Orange Ginger Mojito, Mirch Mango Sangria and Red Wine Sangria). The appetizers, also known as "beginnings", are available in both vegetarian and chicken options. Try out the Chicken 65 or Chinese Bhel and cool down with a delicious cocktail today!