Finding a solid neighborhood happy hour doesn't have to take a day's work.
There are an array of Atlanta restaurants offering food and libations —on the cheap — that will hit the spot after a long day at the office.
Here is a sample of some of the best happy hours and food and drink deals around Atlanta:
4969 Roswell Road, Atlanta
Head over to Cibo E Beve and take advantage of its drink specials from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. $20 bottles and $5 glasses of wine along with three $5 cocktails, Apple Martini, Cibo Gimlet, and Pomegranate Martini.
Both of the restaurant's locations, Buckhead and Roswell, offer half-off a dozen oysters from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Not a happy hour, but The Big Ketch guests can take advantage of a great deal on peel and eat shrimp on Mondays when you get a pound at the half pound price.
6649 Roswell Rd, Unit 30, Sandy Springs
Visit the Abernathy Square location of Dantanna's in Sandy Springs for happy hour deals from 4-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Get half-off appetizers such as pan charred okra, baked goat cheese, peppered calamari and many other tasty choices. Dantanna’s Sandy Springs also has all day deals on Tuesday with half-off high gravity brews and half off the entire wine list on Wednesdays.
730 Concord Road SE, Smyrna
Swing by what's known as "Smyrna's oldest neighborhood tavern" for their "seafood happy hour" from 4-7 p.m. Monday through Thursday for $4 crab legs (per cluster), 40-cent shrimp and 75-cent oysters (prices offered all day on Fridays). On Mondays, enjoy $2.50 domestic pints, 50-cent wings and $5.99 spaghetti plates. Tuesdays feature $5.99 burgers and Bud/Bud Light bottles for $2.50. Hawaiian BBQ sliders are $1.50 and all well drinks are $3.99 on Wednesday. Try $1 tacos and $3 margaritas on Thursday.
2500 Cobb Place Lane NW, Kennesaw
Get $7 Deep Eddy martinis, $3 shorties, $4.50 pints and $15.75 pitchers of all Monday Night Brewing beers and $2.50 High Life 16-ounce cans throughout the week. More deals for VIP members (it’s free): On Mondays, $4 off all burgers. Get 2-for-1 appetizers on Tuesday, and free desserts with Big Plate or dinner specials over $11.95 on Friday.
2460 Cumberland Pkwy, Atlanta
Thursday Night Pints: Buy a pint of the "beer of the month" & keep the glass. After taking in a Braves game, don't forget to bring your game-day ticket for 25 percent off the entire bar menu. Outspoken Mondays features $2 Miller High Life, $7 Coors Light/Miller Lite pitchers and $4 red or white sangria. Join them for Ladies Night every Wednesday and enjoy $5 martinis and half-priced bottles of wine. Look for great specials on their calendar throughout the month.
15 Jones St. NW, Norcross
On Tuesdays, enjoy Tecate beer for $2 and tacos for $2.
350 Town Center Ave, Suwanee
Enjoy $2.50 Coors Light all day, Monday-Friday.
On Tuesdays Ippolito's offers half-price appetizers, $3 drafts and $10 pitchers.
Mall of Georgia
3333 Buford Drive NE, Buford
4-6 p.m. Monday to Friday in the bar: A wide variety of appetizers for $5.95, including Tex Mex or avocado eggrolls, sweet corn tamale cakes, chicken pot stickers, made-to-order guacamole and much more. Drink deals on cocktails, wine and beer too.
303 East Howard Ave, Decatur
Raw Bar Happy Hour, 5-7 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Pay half the regular price for a wide array of oysters from around the country at Kimball House.
254 West Ponce De Leon Ave, Decatur
To wet your whistle, Whiskey Wednesdays at the Pinewood features half-priced whiskey cocktails. Stop in to find your favorite brand and enjoy.
437 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta
Meet up at "Atlanta's Favorite Dive Bar" for $5 margaritas, $4 well drinks and shots, $3 16-oz. PBRs and $2 PBR drafts all day Monday through Saturday.View full experience