Colorado Living June 2, 2021

Best Happy Hours in Colorado

It’s been a long year, and let’s face it, we could all use a drink (or two). To make things easier, we’ve compiled the best happy hours in Colorado. Enjoy a cold craft beer in the beautiful Grand Junction at the Ale House or head to the Viewhouse in Colorado Springs and enjoy a cocktail from a rooftop.


vesper lounge, colorado happy hour, cocktail

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Vesper Lounge  Looking to sip a craft cocktail and enjoy some tasty bar bites in a moody lounge? Head over to Vesper Lounge in Denver during their happy hour all day Monday and Tuesday-Sunday 4-6pm.


postino wine bar, colorado happy hour, cocktail

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Postino Wine Bar  A winecafé where the wine glasses are always full and an edgy culture that brings people together. Grab a bottle of wine & bruschetta board for $25 every Monday & Tuesday after 8PM!


Adrift tikibar, happy hours, colorado

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Adrift Tiki Bar  Located in the Baker neighborhood on South Broadway, Adrift offers an exotic getaway experience with island-inspired craft cocktails and Polynesian/Caribbean fare. Head over and enjoy all-day happy hour on Tiki Tuesdays!

Colorado Springs

503 W, Happy hour, Colorado, Ice cream

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503 W  is an award-winning restaurant + bar specializing in contemporary American with Asian influenced food and drinks using fresh, natural and locally minded ingredients. Happy hour is from 4-6pm!


Jack Quinn's Irish Pub & Restaurant

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Jack Quinn’s Irish Pub & Restaurant Looking for authentic Irish cuisine and a good imported draft beer? Head to Jack Quinn’s Irish Pub & Restaurant downtown for happy hour every day between 3-6pm!


Viewhouse Eatery, Bar, & Rooftop

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Viewhouse Eatery, Bar, & Rooftop is a vibrant atmosphere with animated staff, indoor & outdoor flatscreens, and a variety of bar activities for sports fans, backyard-game-junkies, and casual diners alike! If you’re in Colorado Springs, swing by for happy hour Monday-Friday from 3-6pm!


Bohemian biergarten, Boulder, happy hour

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Bohemian Biergarten Get transported to Europe at the Bohemian Biergarten. Drink imported European biers in authentic glassware and enjoy European cuisine during happy hour, Monday-Friday between 3-6pm.


The Bitter Bar, cocktail, Boulder

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The Bitter Bar is born from the marriage of a speakeasy and the true definition of a neighborhood bar, the bitter bar is a place where one can enjoy the craft cocktail preparation in a setting that caters to the enjoyment of conversation and the company of friends. Come by for happy hour Monday-Friday from 5-8pm and all day on Sundays!


Murphy's South on Broadway, Boulder, happy hour

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Murphy’s South on Broadway Get treated like family by the staff and enjoy one of the best happy hours in Boulder at Murphy’s South on Broadway. Enjoy a craft cocktail and unique comfort food during happy hour every day of the week from 3-6pm.

Grand Junction 

Ale House, Happy Hour, Grand Junction

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Ale House Inspired savory dishes with delightfully handcrafted ales make for a match made in beer heaven at the Ale House. Nestled in the valley of the beautiful Grand Junction, Ale House is the perfect destination for a great beer or a tropical mojito. Don’t miss happy at the Ale House 2-6pm every day!

The Goat and Clover, cocktail, happy hour

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The Goat and Clover The Goat’s travels through Great Britain and Ireland inspired a tasty menu and extensive whiskey bar located in Grand Junction, Colorado. Enjoy authentic dishes or traditional American flare… a variety to please all! Happy Hour is every day 2-7pm!

Rockslide Brewery & restaurant

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The Rockslide Brewery and Restaurant Celebrating more than 25-years of quality food, beer, and fun. You’ll feel right in-home at Rockslide’s eclectic and historic building. One of Colorado’s best happy hours, swing by Happy Hour Monday-Friday 3-6pm for a cheap appetizer and drink (or two).


Besame, Steamboat, happy hour, bartender

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Besame Surrounded by the gorgeous peaks and green valleys of Routt County, Colorado, Bésame is an unrivaled escape for the senses. Enjoy a craft cocktail during happy hour, Monday-Friday 4-5:30pm.

The Barley Tap and Tavern, Happy Hour, Wine

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The Barley Tap and Tavern Enjoy locally sourced beer & spirits paired with light snacks at The Barley. The relaxed atmosphere will leave you losing track of time. Come by during happy hour everyday 5:00-7:00pm!


Aurum Food & Wine, Food, Wine, Happy Hour

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Aurum Food & Wine Enjoy seasonal new American cuisine served in a refined yet relaxed atmosphere featuring riverfront outdoor dining, outdoor rooftop patio dining, large bar, dining room, and spacious deck seating at Aurum. Happy hour is daily from 4:30-6pm!  

Fort Collins

Social, cocktail, happy hour

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Social is the place to go in Fort Collins for properly crafted cocktails, sommelier-selected wines, and charcuterie. Located underneath Tula, at the entrance into Old Town Square, Social is designed with a soft modern/industrial decor with an ambiance that will surely keep you there for hours! Happy hour is every day from 4-6pm!



Colorado Room, Happy Hour

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The Colorado Room We can’t list the best happy hours in Colorado without none other than The Colorado Room. The Colorado Room boats a friendly, relaxing environment that welcomes you in and makes you feel right at home. Enjoy a beer at the bartop handcrafted locally with recycled beetle kill wood! Happy hour is Monday-Friday 3-6pm.


CooperSmith's, beer, happy hour

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CooperSmith’s Pub & Brewery has been quenching the thirst of craft beer connoisseurs and feeding the hunger of “foodies” in Northern Colorado since 1989. Enjoy a beer and burger Pubside or go next door and play a round of pool on the Poolside. Happy hour Pubside is Monday-Friday 3-6pm!

Find a restaurant or bar you want to try? Save this list for the next time you’re traveling in a different city for a quick guide to all the best places in town!