By Milena Petrovic
Happiness shouldn’t be limited to just to the hours from 3 to 6 pm. For those craving late night bites and drinks that a trip to your fridge can’t satisfy, here’s a list that’ll lead you to happy times from 8 pm onwards.
Here are seven places to visit for late night happy hour deals in Calgary.
If your heart is dedicated to the ‘za any time of day, Posto will be pizza paradise for you as they serve up half priced pizza every night after 10pm. Choose any one (or two or three…) of their ten gourmet options. You could be snacking on gorgonzola covered pizza topped with pancetta, sweet pineapple and Fresno chilies at 11pm on a Wednesday—yes, dreams do come true.
Happy Hour: Monday to Thursday 10 to 11 pm; Friday and Saturday 10 pm to midnight; Sunday all day.
Address: 1014 8 Street SW
Make your happiest times from 9 pm to midnight by enjoying a $5 frozen blood orange Margarita, Bellini, or Monvin wine. They also offer $4 coors banquet stubby and longboard lager beers. When the snack attack hits order up a $3 mini certified Angus beef burger or crispy panko-crusted chicken slider, $3 fish taco or (…but really and) truffle fries.
If your late night decision making skills are strong, head over to Gyu-Kaku where there are over 50 happy hour food items to choose from ranging from $2-$15. You can grill up your own late night meal or order the food prepared for you to chow down before bed. Have a sake cocktail for under $5 that’ll help you unwind any day of the week that of which is only one of their seven daily drink options.
Happy Hour: Tuesday to Thursday 8:30 to 10:30 pm; Friday and Saturday 9:30 to 11:30 pm; Sunday 9 to 10 pm
Address: #100 638 6 Avenue SW
This bar understands the importance of the beer, bites and budget balance during the workweek. With craft beer and decked out food specials going on Monday through Thursday, your stomach will be kept as full as your wallet. Look for their 45-cent wings on Mondays, $3 Bavarian pretzels on Tuesdays, Sunday pizza deals, and lots of drink specials every night of the week.
Happy Hour: Monday 4 to 11:30 pm; Tuesday and Wednesday 6 pm to 12:30 am; Thursday 6 pm to 1 am; Sunday all day deals
Address: 1080 8 Street SW
Waiting for you after work until 9 pm are $4 deals on Bang Bang Shrimp, fish tacos and freshly baked pretzel sticks served with mustard along with $4 State draft beers and glasses of wine. Note: Friday reservations are available.
Happy Hour: Monday to Friday 2 to 9 pm
Address: 3 locations; check website for details
Sip on $4 Sapporo beer with chicken and sushi (or tempura) combos for under $10. Choose from seven sides including $4 gyozas, $3 edamame, $6 baked oysters or tuna tataki that could make you want to schedule a second dinner any day of the week.
Happy Hour: Sunday to Thursday 9 to 11 pm; Friday and Saturday 10 pm to midnight.
Address: 116 2 Avenue SW
Address: 10 Crowfoot Circle NW
For those of you that have a more adventurous late night appetite, Full Circle offers buck-a-shuck oysters every night until closing.
Happy Hour: Sunday through Thursday 9 pm to 1 am; Friday and Saturday 10 pm to 1 am
Address: 100 933 17 Avenue SW