The best weekday happy hour deals in Toronto

Oct 15 2017, 10:44 pm

Happy hour is the best time of day in Toronto: not just because it generally marks the end of the workday but also because the drinks are cheap, the food is bite-sized, and there is absolutely no judgement for indulging after a long hard workday.

Here is a roundup of the best weekday happy hours happening in Toronto.

Aft Kitchen & Bar

Aft Bar

Aft Bar

Head to AFT Bar for a drink on weekdays before 6 pm when all draft beer is only $5.25. Indulge in some BBQ or check out their daily specials happening – Monday is steak and frites with a bottle of wine, on Tuesday get one pound of wings and a pint for $16, and Wednesday is buttermilk fried chicken and bourbon for $6 – $8 depending on the type of bourbon.

Where: 686 Queen Street East, Toronto
When: Monday to Friday before 6 pm

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AGO Bistro

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Cinq-a-sept kicks off an hour early (4 pm) daily in the lounge at the AGO bistro. In addition to a menu of nibbles, look forward to wine and a feature cocktail on for $8, meanwhile local beers sell for just $5.

Where: 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto
When: Daily from 4 pm to 7 pm

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This pasta bar flips happy hour on its head by offering drink deals after dinner hour. Visit after 9:30 pm any night of the week for $5 beers, $6 glasses of wine and Negroni for $8.

Where: 909 Davenport Road, Toronto
When: Daily from 9:30 pm to close

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Bar Neon

Visit this Bloor West bar for buck-a-shuck oysters along with $5 pints offered daily during happy hour. When you finally work up an appetite, look forward to Greek-inspired tapas such as feta fries and mezze dips.

Where: 1226 Bloor Street West, Toronto
When: Everyday from 5 pm to 7 pm

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The Comrade

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Half price oysters and drinks from $8 after work on weekdays are the main draw at this handsome Riverside restaurant. Hungry for more? Stay for the legendary house prime rib burger.

Where: 758 Queen Street East, Toronto
When: Daily from 5:30 pm  to 7 pm

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Death & Taxes

Death & Taxes

Death & Taxes

Monday to Friday $5 Single Rail High balls and select classic cocktails for $8

Where: 758 Queen Street East, Toronto
When: Wekdays from 3 pm to 6 pm

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DW Alexander

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Happy hour spans Tuesday to Friday from 5 pm to 7 pm at this St. Lawrence Market area bar situated inside a 19th-century warehouse. Here, $9 cocktails and $7 pints are popular picks, while half price bottles of wine are added to the line-up on Thursdays and Fridays.

Where: 19 Church St, Toronto
When: Tuesday to Friday from 5 pm – 7 pm

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Home of The Brave

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Power Hour at this King West bar is every day from 5 pm to 7 pm. Recharge after work with $5 mugs of beer, wake up with $4 pickle backs, and Old Fashioned cocktails for $9.

Where: 589 King Street West, Toronto
When: Everyday from 5 to 7

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Liberty Commons

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Head to this Liberty Village brewpub after work for daily deals. Home to Big Rock Brewery beer, score the house lager during happy hour for $3.50, or opt for an Old Fashioned for $6, sangria for $7, and a glass of featured red or white wine for just $6 nightly.

Where: 42 Liberty Street, Toronto
When: Daily from 5 pm to 7 pm

Luma Restaurant

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Located on the second floor of the TIFF Bell Lightbox, Luma hosts ‘magic hour’ daily from 4 pm to 9 pm. All martinis and Manhattan cocktails are only $6, while a pint of Grolsch lager and a fruity glass of sangria are also just $6.

Where: 350 King Street West, 2nd Floor, Toronto
When: 4 pm to 9 pm daily

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Spend happy hour with Monty’s every weeknight except Monday and kickstart your evening with half-price bottles of wine before digging into cheese plates and crispy rillette.

Where: 996 Queen Street West, Toronto
When: 5 pm to 6 pm, Tuesday to Friday

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Oretta bar happy hour


On King West at this Italian restaurant, Aperitivo Hour is a weekday affair where $40 buys a bottle of wine and a charcuterie board to share with a friend.

Where: 350 King Street West, 2nd Floor, Toronto
When: 4 pm to 6 pm daily

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R&D luck 7 happy hour


Seven cocktails on for $7, seven nights a week are a good reason to go check out this modern Chinese restaurant in the heart of Chinatown. Better than your usual bar rail shots, the drink list here includes specials like the Barrio Chino, a blend of Añejo rum, pineapple, tamarind juice, and coconut.

Where: 241 Spadina Ave, Toronto
When: Daily from 5 pm to 7 pm.

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Crown & Dragon

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Looking for a local to call your own? In addition to killer wings, this pub dishes out half price apps, house wine by the glass for $5, and domestic pints for $4.50 every afternoon from 3 pm to 6 pm.

Where: 890 Yonge Street, Toronto
When: Daily from 3 pm to 6 pm

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Prohibition Gastrohouse

Hooch hour is a twice-a-day sort of special at two locations of Prohibition. Here, house wine, beer, and bar rail drinks discounted to just $5.09. Meanwhile, Jager and JD Honey Jack go on special for $2.43 a shot.

Where:  696 Queen Street East, Toronto; 40 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto
When: 5 pm to 7 pm, 10 pm to 11 pm daily


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