Raise your glass with celebratory happy hours at some of Orlando’s top restaurants (STK at DISNEY SPRINGS® pictured).

Relax and save big with signature cocktails, savory bites and more happy hour fare at restaurants throughout Orlando’s welcoming neighborhoods and main tourism districts. After all, you’re on vacation, so boost your getaway with our guide to some of the best happy hours in Orlando.

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Additional reporting by Lily Denneen.

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Orlando Neighborhoods

AVA MediterrAegean mezze dips
AVA MediterrAegean

AVA MediterrAegean

Unwind with Mediterranean cuisine and inventive cocktails during Golden Hour at AVA MediterrAegean. The Winter Park hotspot offers $12 appetizers, including mixed olives, potato millefeuille, crispy zucchini, baba ghanoush and hummus, plus $12 cocktails and select wine offerings. Enjoy a classic Bee’s Knees or Whiskey Sour as the sun sets over Park Avenue, with happy hour specials available Sunday through Thursday from 5 – 7 p.m.

Bulla Gastrobar montaditos
Bulla Gastrobar

Bulla Gastrobar

Inspired by popular tapas restaurants in Spain, Bulla Gastrobar boasts small plates, paella, hand-crafted cocktails and Spanish wines in Winter Park, 20 minutes northeast of Orlando. Enjoy happy hour every day from 4 – 7 p.m. with $8 specialty cocktails and house martinis, $7 house liquors and sangria, and $3 off bottled beers and pint drafts. Ham croquettes, steak montaditos, patatas bravas and more tantalizing tapas are also available exclusively in the bar area for $4 – $9.50 apiece.

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Team Market Group venues
Mathers Social Gathering in Downtown Orlando

Mathers Social Gathering

Hidden on the third floor of the Phoenix Building in downtown Orlando, Mathers Social Gathering is a swanky speakeasy with an incredible happy hour deal. Sip freely with half off hand-crafted cocktails like the classic Old Fashioned, Bathtub Gin, Blueberry Basil Gimlet and The Phoenix, a spicy libation that honors the building’s unique history. Happy hour is offered Tuesday through Saturday from 4 – 7 p.m.

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Maxine’s on Shine

Maxine’s on Shine

Minutes from downtown Orlando in Colonialtown, MICHELIN Recommended Maxine’s on Shine has an irresistibly simple happy hour deal. Score a wine-lovers board and a bottle of house wine for just $25, plus enjoy $2 off drafts, cocktails and wines by the glass weekdays from 5 – 6:30 p.m. It’s billed as Orlando’s Sexiest Happy Hour, with local art, live music and tasty temptations in a date night-worthy locale.

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Ootoya Sushi Lounge sushi entree
Ootoya Sushi Lounge

Ootoya Sushi Lounge

One of Orlando’s most generous happy hours by a long shot, Ootoya Sushi Lounge in Thornton Park boasts happy hour from 4:30 – 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 12:30 – 5:30 p.m. on weekends, and all day long on Monday. Toast to your good fortune with $8 lychee martinis, yuzu mules, rose water lemon drop martinis and more specialty cocktails, or enjoy wells for $4 and beer, house wine and hot sake for $3 – $8. Best of all, you can score 15 appetizers each priced at $9 or less or bundle three traditional sushi rolls for just $19. Happy hour is not offered on holidays.

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In Winter Park, MICHELIN Recommended Prato hosts happy hour Monday through Thursday from 4 – 6 p.m., available inside the rustic dining room or out on the sun-soaked patio. Pair contemporary Italian fare like $16 specialty pizzas and $6 – $12 small plates with $7 glasses of wine, $9 aperitivos and beer from $4 – $7.

Reel Fish Coastal Kitchen + Bar

Reel Fish Coastal Kitchen + Bar captures the spirit of classic Southern fish camps, serving locally sourced seafood with a contemporary twist. Reel in $5 drafts, wells and oyster shooters, $6 wines, and $7 coastal concoctions and sangria during happy hour, offered Tuesday through Friday from 4 – 7 p.m. Of course, they also offer several seafood dishes, including a half dozen raw or baked oysters for $9, a half-pound of peel and eat Mayport shrimp for $10, and firecracker shrimp, sliders and Baja-style tacos each $10 or less.

RusTeak Thornton Park staff
RusTeak Thornton Park

RusTeak Restaurant & Wine Bar

Enjoy 25% off appetizers, signature cocktails, drafts and wine by the glass at RusTeak Thornton Park and RusTeak Restaurant & Wine Bar in Ocoee, near the city of Winter Garden. Both locations offer happy hour from 4 – 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 – 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, with fun cocktails like the Notorious F.I.G., Atlas Shrubbed and Nightmare on Bourbon Street. The Ocoee location also features half off bottles of wine under $50 every Wednesday.

The Stubborn Mule interior
The Stubborn Mule

The Stubborn Mule

Enjoy happy hour every single day — and sometimes twice a day! — at The Stubborn Mule, a lively New American eatery in Thornton Park. Kick back with 25% off all appetizers, signature mules, signature cocktails and wines by the glass, offered every day from 3 – 6 p.m. and on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 – 11 p.m. Plus, enjoy $6 mules all day long during Mule Monday, featuring inventive options like the Sakura Highball (Toki Japanese whiskey, rose water, citric acid, ginger beer) and The Cocktail Formerly Known as Purple Rain (Gin Lane 1751, rosemary, butterfly flower, lemon, ginger beer).

Tourism Districts

Big Fin Seafood
Big Fin Seafood

Big Fin Seafood

Indulge in $2 oysters, $8 cocktails and more flavorful fare during cocktail hour at Big Fin Seafood on Restaurant Row. Choose from $10 bar bites like Spring Rock Farms Wagyu Meatballs, Buffalo Cobia Bites and Sweet & Spicy Grilled Piranha Fish Ribs, paired with $6 wines, $7 house liquors and $8 specialty cocktails like the Lychee Martini or Gin Basil Smash. Happy hour is offered daily from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the bar tops and cocktail areas.

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar

Escape to Old Havana with award-winning Latin cuisine, dancing and tropical cocktails at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar at Pointe Orlando, part of Orlando’s International Drive Entertainment District. Happy hour is offered at the bar weekdays from 5 – 6 p.m. and weekends from 4 – 6 p.m., perfect for getting the party started in style. Enjoy classic drink specials including mojitos, caipirinhas, Cuba libres and more from $4 – $6, paired with croquetas, buñuelos, pineapple guacamole and more tasty fare for $5 – $7.

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Dragonfly - Robata Grill & Sushi view from behind sushi chefs
Dragonfly Robata Grill & Sushi

Dragonfly Robata Grill & Sushi

With a prime Restaurant Row location, a daily happy hour from 5 – 7 p.m., authentic Japanese comfort food and more diverse fare, Dragonfly Robata Grill & Sushi boasts one of the most robust happy hours in town. Enjoy $8 cocktails like the refreshing Sake Blossom, gin-based Sumo Smash, or sweet and spicy Musashi’s Paddle, plus $5 drafts, $6 spirits, and $6 – $7 wine. You won’t go hungry, either, with a selection of sushi and small plates for $6 – $8 each.

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Norman's dining


The eponymous restaurant of James Beard Award-winning restaurateur Norman Van Aken, Norman’s boasts a spectacular weekday happy hour on Orlando’s famed Restaurant Row. Dine on beef tartare, market oysters, slow braised pork belly and more tasty tapas for $10 apiece, plus cheese and charcuterie boards for $15 – $18, $10 – $12 cocktails, $10 wines by the glass and $4 – $5 beer.

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North Italia Orlando

Another Restaurant Row favorite, North Italia Orlando offers happy hour at the bar weekdays from 3 – 6 p.m., featuring local beer, specialty cocktails and sangria, and small plates all priced at $13 or less. If you’re craving something more robust, try the meat and cheese chef’s board for $18 or pair pizza with a bottle of featured wine for $40.

STK Orlando happy hour spread
STK Orlando Happy Hour Offerings at DISNEY SPRINGS®, Part of WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort

STK Orlando

Kick off an evening at Disney Springs® at STK Orlando, a high-energy steakhouse with happy hour specials every day of the week. Savor $3 – $9 bites, such as steak frites, oysters, beef tartare and their famous Lil’ BRG slider with truffle fries, plus a $19 surf and turf combo of 3-oz. filet and a jumbo prawn. Wash it all down with $9 signature cocktails, select wines by the glass, or bottles of Chimay. Happy hour is served in the bar, lounge and patio area weekdays from 3 – 6:30 p.m. and weekends from 3 – 5:30 p.m., with a bonus happy hour from 10 p.m. to close Sunday through Thursday nights.

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The Backyard Terrace at The Wilson
The Wilson Cocktails & Seafood at Meliá Orlando Celebration

The Wilson Cocktails & Seafood

Weigh anchor at The Wilson Cocktails & Seafood, part of Meliá Orlando Celebration near Walt Disney World. The menu features modern interpretations of New American classics, with an emphasis on seafood, signature cocktails, wine and craft beer. Score $1 oysters, $5 bar bites, $5 drafts, and $7 bubbles and house wine during their weekday happy hour, available at the bar from 3 – 6 p.m.

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