COCKTAILS IN THE AFTERNOON
One of the best things about late summer sunsets is that happy hour feels like day drinking, even if you worked all day to get there. So we’re welcoming the best time of year to enjoy a refreshing cocktail by welcoming a few of San Diego’s new happy hours to the summer season. It’s always 4 o’clock somewhere.
4130 Park Blvd
The team behind Trust just opened a stylish restaurant and bar in University Heights, and from 3-6pm weekdays its $11 cocktails become $7 cocktails. It also offers $5 draft beer, $6 wines, and $3 off food!
Bo-Beau kitchen + caché
1027 University Ave
The newest Bo-Beau landed in Hillcrest, and yes, it’s got Brussels sprouts. From 4-6:30pm daily it’s also got $6 apps and $6 cocktails.
OB Surf Lodge
5083 Santa Monica Ave
After you hit the beach, check out this new pier-view spot in OB. From 2:30-5:30 weekdays it offers killer $5 biscuit sandwiches and $5 beer and wine specials. Or, go big with with this luscious $6.50 mai tai, topped by nitro guava foam!
3015 Adams Ave
For French bites with your boozy afternoon head to North Park for $6 beer and spirits, discounted wines by the glass, and $7 cocktails to pair with creative small plate specials. This happens from 4:30-7pm Sunday through Friday, and til 6pm Saturday. Order a soufflé with 25 minutes lead time to happy hour like a pro.
2137 Pacific Highway
This newly launched 4-6pm daily happy hour gives Little Italy a glamorous new venue to start the evening, with $5 bites and $6-7 selections from the restaurant’s excellent, underrated cocktail program. Dog-lovers will find a small dog-friendly patio too.