Whether relaxing for a fun night out after a long meeting or looking for a great networking spot, we all appreciate a good Happy Hour. With discounts across town on refreshing drinks and delicious food, here are some Virginia Beach Happy Hours we think you should try.
 

 

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

 

Monday - Friday, 3 - 6:30 pm

 

$3 - $11 appetizers, $3.50 beers, $2 off glasses of wine, $5 martinis, mojitos, margaritas and specialty drinks

 

Gordon Biersch

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The brews pouring out of Gordon Biersch Restaurant Brewery are all created and brewed locally, making this a great Happy Hour for sampling the local flavor.



Calypso Bar & Grill

 

Daily, 2 - 9 pm (Drinks), 2 - 7 pm (Food)

 

$0.79 oysters, clams mussels and wings​
 

Calypso Bar and Grill

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With the largest covered patio at the beach, we love coming to Calypso on a nice day to keep the good vibes rolling. The panoramic oceanfront views provide the perfect backdrop for a regular lineup of some of our favorite Va Beach bands, and pairs perfectly with discounted drinks and appetizers.

 


Waterman’s Surfside Grille

 

Sunday - Friday, 3 - 6 pm

 

$ 4.48 Original Orange Crush, $4.04 Waterman Crush, $4.93 Ruby Red Crush, $3.81 pints on draft, $3.50 fish tacos, $5 Buffalo tuna bites, $5 half-pound steamed shrimp

 

Waterman's Surfside Grille

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As the curators of the original recipe, the Orange Crush is reason enough to try out Waterman’s Happy Hour. Add in the $3.50 fish tacos, with either fried fish or blackened tuna, mango-jicama slaw and Sriracha aioli and we wouldn’t miss this one.

 


Big Sam’s Inlet Cafe & Raw Bar

 

Monday - Saturday, 3 - 7:00 pm

Sunday, 11 am - 9 pm

 

$0.49 clams and wings, $0.59 oysters, $2.30 domestic beers, $2.99 imported beers

 

Small and unassuming, Big Sam’s, located in the Rudee Inlet Marina, serves up local seafood that is as fresh as the waters around it. For Happy Hour, try the East Coast Oysters served raw or steamed. If you’ve never tried oysters before, go for raw to really get the full palette of flavor that comes only from our waters.

 


Rockafeller’s on Rudee Inlet

 

Daily, 3 - 6 pm

 

At the bar only. $7 calamari, $4 wine, $2 well drinks and domestic beers

 

Rockafellers Restaurant
 

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Also located at the Rudee Inlet Marina, Rockafeller’s Happy Hour is another must-try for great deals and a beautiful view. Pull up to the bar and enjoy their famous calamari and discounted drinks, any night of the week.

 


CP Shuckers

 

Monday - Friday, 3 - 7 pm

 

$2.50 domestic beers, $3.50 tall well drinks, $3 house wines, $0.75 wings, $0.65 oysters, $7 half-pound of steamed shrimp

 


CP Shuckers

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With two locations, in the Oceanfront District and the Chesapeake Bay District, CP Shuckers is a local favorite across Virginia Beach and their expansive Happy Hour is a big reason why. 

 


Ruth’s Chris Steak House

 

Sunday - Thursday, 4 - 6:30 pm

 

At the bar and patio only. $9 select appetizers and drinks

 


Ruth's Chris Steakhouse

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Located at Virginia Beach Town Center, Ruth’s Chris offers a great Happy Hour to top off your day of shopping and is a great way to experience what this famous restaurant has to offer at discounted prices.

 


Hot Tuna

 

Daily, 4 - 6:30 pm, until 9 pm on Wednesdays

 

$2 draft beers, domestic bottled beers, and well drinks, $3 glasses of wine and margaritas

 

Hot Tuna

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Treat yourself to a cocktail at Hot Tuna, a local favorite with delicious seafood that is matched only by their fun atmosphere. Enjoy discounted cocktails at the outside bar by the warmth of their fire pit tables. While they offer Happy Hour daily, we recommend trying them on Wednesday night for Tapas Night, with Happy Hour pricing extending to 9 pm and select tapas options you won’t want to miss.

 


Twist Martini & Associates 

 

Daily, 4 - 7 pm

 

$5 select appetizers, $5 well liquors (add $2 to turn it into a cocktail), $5 house and sparkling wines


 

If you’re looking for modern vibes and classic drinks, Twist at Town Center is the bar for you.  We like to come here before catching a show at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts or Zeiders American Dream Theater, both located just a few steps from Twist.