Just because the workweek is longer than the weekend doesn’t mean you have to limit yourself to one or two happy hour nights a week. These five Pittsburgh bars, pubs and saloons are proof that your weekdays can be just as fun as Friday and Saturday happy hours. From the best food and drink deals in the city to unique activities and weeknight events, these Monday to Friday happy hour specials will have you turning Monday into fun-day, breezing right over Hump Day and washing down your workweek woes. Break away from the weekend bar crowd and get ready these awesome happy hour specials available Monday to Friday.
211 N. Shore Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Turn Monday into fun-day with McFadden’s hour hour specials from 5-7 p.m. The bar’s half-price specials on select appetizers and half-price drinks make McFadden’s a top choice among Pittsburghers on the North Shore who are looking for a good time at great prices. Recently, McFadden’s began accepting reservations for corporate happy hour get togethers, ideal for mixing business and pleasure. McFadden’s is located on Pittsburgh’s North Shore within walking distance of Heinz Field and PNC Park.
2302 E. Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
The Library Pittsburgh’s premier bar and restaurant has Tuesday happy hour specials guaranteed to leave you thirsty for more. From 5-7 p.m. and 9-11 p.m. everyday, you can guzzle down $4 drafts and Pinnacle Vodka and munch on half-price small plate items. Tuesday’s specials bring an added bonus of $12 all-you-can-eat wings. The Library is located on East Carson Street in Pittsburgh’s South Side area.
Cain’s Saloon Pittsburgh
3239 W. Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Cain’s Saloon in South Hills is the place to be every Wednesday if you’re looking for the best sports bar atmosphere and happy hour specials in the city. Each Wednesday this premiere sports bar and eatery combines its everyday 5-7 p.m. happy hour specials with its exclusive wing night and Miller Lite deals for an unbeatable night out with all the fixings. So, not only will you get Cain’s half-price appetizers, 10-percent off all food from 10 p.m. to 1 p.m. and $1 off all drinks, including the saloon’s 33 draft beers, you’ll also score awesome wing specials and Miller Lites for just $2.50. The bar’s 20 flat screen TVs, WiFi and cool, casual setting make Cain’s Saloon the perfect place to unwind and celebrate Hump Day. Get the second wind to power through the rest of your workweek at Cain’s Saloon.
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4207 Butler St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Whether you’re curious to discover what the weekend may hold for you or you’re just looking for an out-of-the-box happy hour, you’ll love what’s happening at Hambone’s located on Lawrenceville’s historic Butler Street. Kick off your thirsty Thursday with 50 cents off all drinks and drafts from 5-7 p.m., 60-cent wings and Yuenglings from 7-10 p.m. and $2.25 Yuenling drafts from 9-11 p.m. Stick around after happy hour for a unique psychic reading by local psychic phenom Bobbi Jean from 5-9 p.m. Also on the agenda every Thursday is a comedy open mic night hosted by stand-up comedian and host of the “Haters for Hire” podcast, Derek Minto, which starts at 10 p.m.
5021 Thoms Run Road
Oakdale, PA 15071
If you’ve worked hard all week, you deserve some time to play just as hard, and you can do just that at Oakdale’s Rooster’s Roadhouse. Drown your workweek woes in happy specials that will save you 50-cents off drinks from 5-7 p.m. If you’re in the mood for a bite to eat, scarf down the roadhouse’s half-pound hand-battered fish sandwich and fresh cut fries served with a side of cole slaw and homemade cocktail or tartar sauce for $8.99. Spend the remainder of your evening in the Rooster’s Roadhouse game room playing shuffleboard, darts or pool while DJ Jas spins your favorite songs by request.
Jessica Wasik lives in Pittsburgh where works as a full-time figure skating coach sharing her passion with todays generation of young skaters. A graduate of Robert Morris University with a degree in English Studies, Jessica is also a contributing writer for Allegheny West Magazine. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.