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Drink This: Dallas Reverse Happy Hours for Fun Around the Clock


Sometimes traditional happy hour time windows just don’t work with a busy holiday schedule. Luckily for us night owls, these DFW destinations offer “reverse” happy hours so you can get your food and drink on without sitting in rush hour traffic. Prices and specials are subject to change.

303 Bar and Grill | 303 W. Davis St.

Check your calendar before heading over to Oak Cliff for happy hour; these specials change daily.

When: Monday: 7 PM to close; Tuesday: 7 PM to close; Wednesday: all day; Thursday: 7 PM to close; Friday & Saturday: 10 PM to close; Sunday: 3 PM to close

Bargain: *deep breath* Monday: $3 domestic drafts and $20 domestic beer buckets with basket of hot wings; Tuesday: $4 import drafts and $8 burgers; Wednesday: $2.50-$4.50 drink specials & $5 apps; Thursday: $3.50 wells & $8 sandwiches; Friday & Saturday: $5 specialty drinks; Sunday: $20 domestic beer buckets with basket of hot wings.

Harlowe MXM | 2823 Main St.

Enjoy wood-fired dishes and craft cocktails at this contemporary Deep Ellum bar.

When: Sunday from 4 PM to 2 AM

Bargains: House wines, frozen drinks, draft beers, and cocktails for $5

Blue Sushi | Multiple Locations

Don’t expect any libation discount from the bar; this modern sushi restaurant’s late-night special is all about the rolls. We’re not really complaining, though.

When: Friday and Saturdays from 10:30 PM to midnight

Bargains: $4.50 specialty nigiri, $5.50 specialty Maki (sushi rolls), and $3.50–$9.50 grill menu dishes. Score.

The Quarter Bar | 3301 McKinney Ave.

This New Orleans-inspired spot located next to Breadwinners offers several A+ late night deals.

When: Monday: 4 PM to 2 AM; Tuesday: 4 PM to 2 AM; Wednesday: 4 PM to 2 AM; Thursday: 4 PM to 2 AM;
Friday 10 PM to 1 AM;
Sunday: 4 PM to 2 AM.

Bargains: Monday: $1 PBR and 1/2 price pizza;
Tuesday: 1/2 price taps and frozens, ½ price apps;
Wednesday: 1/2 price select whiskeys, 1/2 price food;
Thursday: $2 wells, $2 domestics, $4 select wines, 1/2 price sliders; Friday: $2 wells, $2 domestics, $4 select wines;
Sunday: $2 off any Texas brand.

Dallas Fish Market | 1501 Main St.

This award-winning seafood spot in downtown Dallas is always a good choice, but you’ll definitely want to reserve a table over the weekend.

When: Saturday from 8 PM to 11 PM

Bargains: $3 selected beer; $4 well drinks; $5 house wines, and “Cocktails & Conversation” tunes by DJ STETRA

Eureka! | 3700 McKinney Ave. #126

This rustic chain in West Village offers up a pretty damned good beer and burger situation.

When: Tuesday from 11 AM to 11 PM; Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 12 AM

Bargains: Tuesday: 50% off wine; Saturday and Sunday: $5 Bloody Mary/Mimosas

Kona Grill | 8687 N Central Expressway

Reward yourself for braving the holiday shopping crowd at NorthPark Center with a few discounted drinks and bites.

When: Sunday from 3 PM to 10 PM; Monday through Saturday from 9 PM to close

Bargains: $7 mules; $7.75 Tito's martinis; $6.25 Maker's Mark; $7.75 sake bombers; $6.75 Gekkeikan Draft Nama Sake; $3.75 Bud Light drafts; $4.2 Sam Adams Selection; $2 Off wines by the glass; 50% off rolls, tacos, and flatbreads; $6 dips, sliders, wraps, and potstickers.

Gemma | 2323 N Henderson Ave., #109

This coastal-chic outfit is all about the relaxed California vibe.

When: Sunday through Saturday from 10:30 PM to 1 AM

Bargains: $2 oysters; $3 select beer; $6 specialty cocktail; $6 select white or red glass of wine

Wild Salsa | 1800 Main St.

It’s a fact: margaritas always taste better when it’s happy hour.

When: Friday and Saturday from 10 PM to 12 AM

Bargains: $4 Rita De Casa; $9 Corona-Rita; $5 cocktails; $4 wells; $3.50 beers; $10 and $11 tequila tasting, $20 and $25 pitchers.