Best Beverly Hills Happy Hours
Ranging from upscale, formal restaurants to stylish lounges, we invite you to explore the city’s hottest happy hours.
Nestled within the confines of Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills, you can find Avec Nous, a contemporary French restaurant serving a Mediterranean-inspired menu. With luxurious seating inside and throughout their outdoor patio, this intimate space offers a daily cocktail hour from 4-7 p.m. Enjoy oysters, duck liver mousseline or beef sliders to complement your choice of sparkling, red or white wines, all priced at $10 and under. If you thoroughly enjoyed your wine or champagne for the night, be sure to ask your server about Wine Aficionado Monday, when all bottles of wine and champagne are available for purchase at 50% off from 4 p.m. until close.
The Belvedere at The Peninsula Beverly Hills
Partnering with Casamigos Tequila, The Belvedere at The Peninsula Beverly Hills offers traditional and modern curated cocktails and a variety of shared plates with Terrace Hours, available every Thursday from 5-8 p.m. Choose from smoked salmon crudo, roasted cauliflower flatbread with house-fermented hot sauce or charred grilled octopus and indulge under the stars in the restaurant’s stunning al fresco space. Complimentary parking is available for all Terrace Hours guests.
The Bar Room at Porta Via
At Porta Via, diners can enjoy an authentic California bistro-style menu in an elegant atmosphere, making the restaurant a favorite among Beverly Hills locals. Running from 5-8 p.m., Monday through Saturday, enjoy specialty cocktails, wines and beers as well as half-off select plates from The Bar Room menu. Pair this with a choice from their extensive wine program that includes nearly 150 wines from around the world. The Bar Room has an indoor space featuring a green marble bar and an outdoor patio lounge with a large communal table surrounded by three couches for diners that are in the mood to socialize. In addition, this neighborhood restaurant features four flat-screen TVs, allowing guests to enjoy watching their favorite team play-offs or the latest red carpet event.
For 35 years, Caffé Roma’s chef and restaurateur, Agostino Sciandri, has been offering an extensive menu of authentic Northern Italian delicacies. Their daily happy hour is available in their upscale bar and lounge area from 3-8 p.m. with plates ranging from $5 to $9. Although it may be happy hour, Caffé Roma’s selections during this time can satisfy a wide range of appetites being that they offer everything from savory house made pizza and pasta to refreshingly light seafood and salad dishes. Don’t miss out on live music performances from their nighttime piano bar as you sip on pre-meal aperitifs and signature cocktails for $7 or $6 wines by the glass.
The bar program at Citizen offers an exciting happy hour every Monday from 2:30-10:00 p.m., Tuesday through Friday from 2:30-7:00 p.m. and Saturday from 5 -7 p.m. Whether it’s for a quick bite or a lively social evening, this cozy neighborhood hotspot is a throwback to the 1960s era with nostalgic knit throws and wood murals adorning the restaurant. The Lucky Seven special is a weekday selection of seven bites, cocktails and wines that are available for $7 until 7 p.m. Citizen also offers tap beer for $5 and tap cocktails for $8. Opt to dine inside on new American comfort dishes like grilled cheese with Hook’s cheddar, griddled white bread and house potato chips or enjoy cocktails in their spacious open-air lounge, complete with a fire pit.
The Grill on the Alley
Rated as one of Los Angeles’s top 101 Best Restaurants by acclaimed food critic Jonathan Gold, The Grill on the Alley is recognized as one of the country’s best steakhouses and one of the most iconic restaurants in Beverly Hills. Indulge on cocktails, wines by the glass, select beers and $2.50 oyster hour Monday through Saturday from 4-7 p.m. The Grill’s happy hour menu starts at $10 with seared rare ahi tacos or crispy naked wings and at $12 with a jumbo prawn shrimp cocktail, sliced New York pepper steak or American Kobe sidekick sliders.
Héritage Fine Wines
For the wine connoisseur, Héritage Fine Wines is a great French wine boutique and tasting lounge to keep on your list. Explore up to 200 organic, biodynamic or natural French wines, gourmet bread and food imported directly from Paris. Labels ranging from deep reds, light whites and sparkling wines grace the shelves of this stylish boutique and tasting lounge. The boutique also features a LVE and JCB pop-up space, which allows guests the opportunity to sample the portfolio of wines by American singer, songwriter, John Legend and winemaker, Jean-Charles Boisset, in the heart of Beverly Hills. Visit every Thursday for $1 oysters and a weekday Happy Hour available from 4-7 p.m.
Jean-Georges Bar & Lounge at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills
At Jean-Georges’ Bar and Lounge at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, Social Hour is the perfect time to unwind for early evening sips and bites. Available daily from 4-7 p.m., refreshing drinks start at $10 and popular appetizers start at $12. The happy hour menu includes a special caviar pairing with Louis Roederer “Cristal” Champagne. Enjoy live piano music, every Thursday from 5-8 p.m., and live harp performance every Friday and Saturday from 2-5 p.m. in the Lobby Lounge as you sip on your personalized martini, crafted table-side.
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Updated: August 15, 2018