Pittsburgh’s Best Happy Hour Bars

March 16, 2011 7:26 AM

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5ive Lounge has great seating arrangements and $5 Happy Hour mojitos and specialty martinis. (Credit: 5ivelounge.com)

5ive Lounge has great seating arrangements and $5 Happy Hour mojitos and specialty martinis. (Credit: 5ivelounge.com)

Are you craving a good plate of wings, a wide variety of beers and televisions large enough to watch the game? Look no further than this list for the best Pittsburgh has to offer in terms of happy hour deals.
5801 Pittsburghs Best Happy Hour Bars

This laid-back bar featuring pop music on video screens offers $2 well drinks and domestic bottles. (Credit: 5801.com)

5801 Video Lounge and Cafe

5801 Ellsworth Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15232
(412) 661-5600
www.5801.us

This laid-back bar featuring pop music on video screens offers $2 well drinks and domestic bottles, $1.75 domestic drafts and $2 off all other liquors from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday through Friday. There is also a $3.50 iced tea special on Thursday. Video Lounge has a spacious patio area for smokers.

5lounge Pittsburghs Best Happy Hour Bars

5ive Lounge has great seating arrangements and $5 Happy Hour mojitos and specialty martinis. (Credit: 5ivelounge.com)

5ive Lounge

125 Station Square Drive West
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15219
(412) 203-3700
www.5ivelounge.com

Normal drink prices at 5ive Lounge can be anything but cheap, but this new, chic lounge has great seating arrangements and $5 Happy Hour mojitos and specialty martinis, making it worth a visit.

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Relax and enjoy a $2 Coors Light on Monday from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m at Alexion’s. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Alexion’s Grill & Bar

141 Hawthorn Street
Carnegie, Pa. 15220
(412) 276-2018

Alexion’s has eight different kinds of 35 cent wings and specials on delicious pizza. Relax and enjoy a $2 Coors Light on Monday from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. or a $1.75 draft on Wednesday. There is also a pool table.

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Silky’s offers shuffleboard and great drink specials in a cavernous, yet cozy space. (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Silky’s

1731 Murray Avenue
Pittsburgh (Squirrel Hill), Pa. 15217
(412) 421-9222

Silky’s offers shuffleboard and great drink specials in a cavernous, yet cozy space. This place also makes a good burger with fries and crispy, perfectly seasoned waffle fries. Silky’s is a good place to go to watch the game with several TV screens. Drink specials include 50 cents off all drinks from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, $2 imported drafts and bottles on Tuesday, $2 micros on Wednesday and $2 mixed drinks for ladies on Thursday.

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Squirrel Hill Cafe boats a bartender with the reputation of being the best in Pittsburgh. (Credit: : Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Squirrel Hill Cafe

5802 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15217
(412) 521-3327

Squirrel Cafe has cheap beer prices, ample seating and a bartender with the reputation of the best in Pittsburgh (voted by City Paper readers). You’ll also find a fabulous jukebox here and $1 PBR drafts from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

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Birmingham claims it has the best wings in Pittsburgh. (Credit: Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

Birmingham Bridge Tavern

2901 Sarah Street
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15203

Birmingham claims it has the best wings in Pittsburgh, and we agree that they are pretty good with a wide variety of sauces and rubs. The burger and veggie wrap also get good reviews. When it comes to drinks, there are plenty of bottled beers to choose from and $2 Coors Light specials on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m., and 50 cents of all drinks from 4 to 6 p.m. from Monday through Friday.

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