Unwind with a cocktail and gather with friends at a local bar in Baltimore for happy hour. For a special touch, go to a bar with a cocktail happy hour. Sip classic cocktails while you chat about hot topics or the latest news stories at these local watering holes.

Pazo Restaurant
1425 Aliceanna St.
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 534-7296

Winner of the 2014 Diners’ Choice Award from OpenTable, Pazo Restaurant was also given 3 Stars by Forbes Travel Guide. Pazo Restaurant was also named one of the 50 Best Restaurants in Baltimore by Baltimore Magazine. Every Monday through Friday, Pazo Restaurant offers the Pazo Pizza Hour. From 5 to 7 p.m., patrons can order $5 pizzas, $5 drink selections and $5 beers. Pizza selections at the Pazo Pizza Hour include a vegetarian, cheese and meat option. All pizzas are baked in Pazo’s wood-fired oven. Cocktails can also be purchased.

Charles Village Pub
3107 St. Paul St.
Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 243-1611

Charles Village Pub was voted the #1 Bar by the Baltimore Sun. Open seven days a week, Charles Village Pub is open from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., with food served until 1 a.m. Every Saturday and Sunday, Charles Village Pub hosts a late night happy hour from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. On Saturday, you can even purchase ribs. Popular menu items include crab dip, buffalo wings, crispy chicken fritters and jalapeno poppers. Charles Village Pub also serves an array of “Skins & Spuds,” including chili, nachos, jalapeno skins, bacon cheddar skins, broccoli cheddar baked potato and big head fries.

807 S. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21231
(443) 438-3296

Open every day from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., Rye is named after rye whiskey, which was the renowned distilled spirit made in Maryland prior to the Prohibition era. Rye whiskey is a key ingredient of classic cocktails like the Manhattan and the Old Fashioned. The owners of Rye want to give their customers “classic and well-crafted cocktails.” Located in the historic Fells Point neighborhood of Baltimore, Rye serves the following cocktails: Blood and Sand, Pisco Sour, Naked and Famous, Tranquilo and the Hampstead Bonfire.

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City Cafe
1001 Cathedral St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 539-4252

City Cafe is the place to “Dine. Drink. Caffeinate.” Voted one of Baltimore’s 50 Best Restaurants by Baltimore Magazine, City Cafe is located in the historic Mount Vernon section of Baltimore. City Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. Happy hour is held daily from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. On Fridays, happy hour ends at 8 p.m. Classic cocktails served at City Cafe include the Moscow Mule, Boulvardier, Dark & Stormy and Clover Club. The signature cocktails are Manifesto, Ampersand, Cider Margarita and China Doll.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
720 Aliceanna St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 332-1666

Located in downtown Baltimore at the corner of Aliceanna and President streets, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar serves 100 wines by the glass, as well as a fine selection of USDA Prime Steaks. Patrons can partake of cocktails, such as the Blackberry Bramble, the Farmer’s Daughter, the Mai Tai and the Ward B. Stop by Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar for happy hour for five for $6 until 7 p.m. and eight for $9 until 10 p.m.

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