Another month brings five more new happy hours at Dallas bars and restaurants to investigate. Some of these offerings are a real steal.
Here's where to drink in Dallas right now:
Buzzy bar on Henderson Avenue recently launched a happy that includes special prices on drinks and half-priced appetizers. House wine and beer are $7, while cocktails in its bar and lounge areas are $6. Hours: Monday all day; Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 5-7 pm.
Newly opened Mexican restaurant in Uptown Dallas has a killer happy hour offering with old-school classic cocktails like an old fashioned, a sea breeze, a John Collins, a white lady, and a Jack Rose, for $5. Seriously, $5 cocktails. There's a quartet of next-level cocktails, including the aperol spritz and the Americano with Campari, vermouth, and soda, all for $7. Red and white wine by the glass is $6, while rose and sparkling wine for $7. And Texas beers are $4. There's also a small menu of snacks including deviled eggs, onion rings, and fries for $5 to $8. Hours: 4-7 pm daily.
Mille Lire is offering a $50 package deal on Friday nights called Happy Wine, featuring three specialty wines in endless quantities, with a selection of rotating hearty bites, such as lamb meatballs, fritto misto, marinated olives, and Brussels sprouts. There are also half-priced bottles of wine on Tuesdays all night. Hours: Fridays 3-7 pm.
Upside West Village
Bar located on the top floor of Canopy Dallas Uptown has new drink specials for summer, with a different offering every night. Wednesday, it's $5 draft beer from 5-8 pm. Thursdays, it's ladies night, with $4 well drinks from 5-8 pm. Friday's deal is $6 cocktails from 5-6 pm — small window! Sundays, get a glass of rosé for $4, from 5-8 pm.
Beer-loving chain is hosting a summer beer fest every Monday with 25 new beers. For $5, you can build your own "four pack" — a flight, basically — where you can choose any four beers to create your own beer flight. Hours: Mondays 11 am to 11 pm, through July 8.