When it comes to happy hours and daily specials on good eats and libations, Wichita’s east side is overflowing with options. Check out our guide to unwinding after a full day of exploring shops or eastside attractions.
Cocktails at Chicken N Pickle
Located in the College Hill neighborhood east of downtown, The Belmont features its happy hour from open until 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and all day on Sunday. Glasses of wine and signature cocktails are offered for $6, and pitchers of beer can be purchased for $8.
Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Café
Enjoy special prices on drinks all day, every day of the week including $2 Mugo’ritas on Tuesdays, $5 sangria and Carlos Gold Margaritas on Fridays and $2.50 bottles and $2 or $3 draft beers on Sunday at Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Cafe Northeast.
Chicken N Pickle
Burn off some steam playing pickleball or lawn games after hours and enjoy specials from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Chicken N Pickle offers $2 off draft beer, specialty cocktails and wine. Menu items including chorizo queso, tres tostadas, avocado hummus, fried pickles and chicken quesadillas are half price at bar top seating.
Deano's Grill & Tapworks
Deano’s Grill & Tapworks
Enjoy watching sports from the 23 TVs inside Deano’s Grill & Tapworks during happy hour daily from 3 to 6 p.m. and from 10 p.m. to close. Specials include half-price martinis, well drinks and perfect margaritas.
Dempsey’s Burger Pub
While you won’t find a happy hour at Dempsey’s Burger Pub, the unique and delicious burgers and daily drink specials still make it worth a visit to this Douglas Design District staple. Drink specials include $5 Moscow Mules on Monday, $5 double Tito’s drinks on Thursday and $5 Bloody Marys and Mimosas on Sundays.
Adjacent to Towne East Mall, Dōma offers happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and a Reverse Happy Hour” from 9 p.m. to midnight on Friday and Saturday. Daily specials can also be found from 6 p.m. to close on Tuesdays with half-price martinis and half-price bottles of wine from 6 p.m. to close on Wednesdays.
The Hill Bar and Grill
In the College Hill neighborhood, The Hill’s happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m. every Monday through Friday boasts $2 well drinks, $5 specialty martinis and cocktails, $5 glasses of wine and more. Select appetizers like fried pickles, black bean dip and pretzel bites can be purchased for just $5.
You’ll find deals on drinks every day of the week at Meddys Northeast and Southeast locations. Enjoy 20% off anything served from behind the bar from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday and again from 4 to 7 p.m. and all day on Saturday and Sunday.
While you’re shopping in the Bradley Fair shopping center, swing by Newport Grill for happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m. and again one hour before closing every day of the week. Drink specials include but are not limited to $6 house-infused martinis and cocktails, $6 house wines by the glass, $6 Streeter Flynn vodka cocktails and $3 well cocktails and domestic beers. Those wanting a bite to eat will also find discounted menu items such as select East Coast oysters, smoked artichoke dip, steak tartare and calamari fritters. Newport Grill also offers other drink specials all day throughout the week.
Oak & Pie
Stop by Oak & Pie from 3 to 6 p.m. every day or anytime on Thursday to enjoy happy hour deals like half-price martinis and well cocktails, $2 domestic beers and $4 house wines by the glass. Oak & Pie also offers special pricing on its garlic bread, flatbread and more.
Redrock Canyon Grill
Also located in Bradley Fair, Redrock Canyon Grill has its “Social Hour” from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Find specials like $7 classic cocktails (bloody mary, sidecar, old fashioned and paloma), half-price perfect margaritas and martinis. Menu items like stuffed poblano, calamari, millionaire’s shrimp and fire-roasted queso are just $3.
Vora Restaurant European
Vora features happy hour cocktails and menu items from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Enjoy $6 European pours (prosecco, white wine, rose and red blend), $6 French 75 cocktails, $4 old fashioned cocktails and $4 Monopolowa vodka drinks. Enjoy small bites like Roman artichokes for $7, calamari for $6, $1.50 oysters and $6 meatballs or mussels.
Wichita Brewing Company
Kick back and enjoy drinks and select appetizer specials during happy hour at Wichita Brewing Company East Monday through Thursday from 2 to 6 p.m. and from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday. Other daily specials include $3 Flagship pints on Tuesday, $10 Growler fills on Flagship and seasonal beers on Wednesday and half-priced Leopold Cocktails on Saturday to name a few.
Wine Dive + Kitchen
Wine Dive + Kitchen offers happy hour specials for drinks, including sangria, Manhattans or prosecco as well as menu items including hummus or bruschetta for just $6. These specials can be enjoyed from 3 to 6 p.m. on weekdays.
YaYa’s Eurobistro, a European-American restaurant located in Bradley Fair, features its happy hour specials from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday where patrons can enjoy half-price house wines by the glass, well cocktails and all draft beer. All appetizers and pizzas are offered at half price during happy hour.
Ziggy's Clifton Square and Northeast locations serve up happy hour drinks, including $3.50 beer pints and $1 off specialty cocktails, wines by the glass and select appetizers, from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
What are you waiting for? Go ahead and get the good times started! After enjoying happy hour, find a great meal at one of Wichita’s 1,300 restaurants – from casual to upscale – and load up on entertainment and nightlife while you’re at it. And be sure to explore Wichita's centrally located and west side happy hour specials.