It’s not a well-kept secret that prices in Vegas, especially on the Strip, have been on an upward trajectory. A bottle of domestic beer at a casino bar can set you back upwards of $7… That’s what a 12 pack should cost. Luckily, there are still places to grab a cheap beer or cocktail on, and within walking distance, of the Las Vegas Strip.
Below, we’ll dive into some popular drink deals and the happy hours in Vegas!
Keep in mind, happy hour deals can change frequently and without notice. We do our best to stay on top of changes, but recommend clicking through to the linked menu where applicable to confirm the offer is current before making the trip!
Happy Hour Deals on the Las Vegas Strip
When it comes to finding drink deals on the Strip, malls and shopping centers tend to be your friend as opposed to casino bars. As you’ll see below, both the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood and Grand Canal Shoppes at Venetian are usually chock-full of deals.
Drink Deals in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood
Blondies Sports Bar & Grill – Miracle Mile Shops: If you can throw ’em back, Blondies has a drink deal for you. Located in Planet Hollywood’s Miracle Mile Shops, Blondies serves all-you-can-drink wells & domestic draft beers between 3-6 pm and again from 9 pm – Midnight Monday through Friday for a mere $20. The sheer amount of value provided by Blondies makes it one of the best sports bars in Vegas.
Cabo Wabo – Miracle Mile Shops: From 3 pm – 5 pm Monday through Friday, Cabo Wabo at Planet Hollywood offers $6 well drinks, $3.50 domestic draft beer, $4.50 import draft beer, and 2 rum drinks for $12 as part of their happy hour.
Ketchup – Miracle Mile Shops: Ketchup runs a daily happy hour from 3 pm – 6 pm with select drink deals in addition to offering $3 Bud Light Drafts around the clock daily.
Lobster Me – Miracle Mile Shops: Bud Light pints on tap will only run you $5 all day, every day at Lobster Me.
Flights – Miracle Mile Shops: Ramp up your night with 3 cocktails for $10 during their all-day happy hour. In addition to their 3 for 1 happy hour deal, Flights also serves $2 well shots from 6 pm – close daily.
Buffalo Wild Wings – Miracle Mile Shops: While this location doesn’t offer a happy hour deal per se, tall domestic beers cost around $3, which is cheap when compared to other options on the Las Vegas Strip.
Ocean One – Miracle Mile Shops: Known for value offerings right on the Strip, Ocean One offers an all-day “buy 1, get 2 free” deal on a wide variety of cocktails and wine. Additionally, Ocean One has a solid selection of draft and bottled beer that cost $3 each. Easily one of the best drink deals in Vegas, and you won’t have to leave the Strip to take advantage.
La Salsa Cantina – Miracle Mile Shops: A Mexican restaurant that can be found in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, La Salsa Cantina offers a daily happy hour from 5 pm – 7 pm with rotating deals.
Nacho Daddy- Miracle Mile Shops: The Strip Nacho Daddy location runs a rotating assortment of happy hour deals that can be viewed here under “specials”.
Drink Deals in the Grand Canal Shoppes at Venetian
Canonita in the Grand Canal Shoppes: $4 cocktails, $5 margaritas, and $5.50 vino are all offered as part of Cantonita’s daily happy hour that runs 2 times per day. The first happy hour window is from 3 pm – 6 pm and the second is from 9 pm to close.
Buddy V’s Ristorante in the Grand Canal Shoppes: Also located in the Grand Canal Shoppes, Buddy V’s serves $5 bottled beers, wine, and sangria from 5 pm – 7 pm Monday through Thursday, and from 4 pm – 6 pm Friday through Sunday as part of their happy hour.
Rockhouse at Venetian: A daily happy hour running from 11 am – 7 pm, you can score $5 domestic drafts and well cocktails at Rockhouse.
Drink Deals on the Linq Promenade
Yard House – Linq Promenade: Situated on the Linq Promenade, Yard House offers a Monday – Friday happy hour from 3 pm – 6 pm that includes $2 off any drink, and half-price select appetizers to include pizzas.
Virgil’s Real Barbecue – Linq Promenade: Also located along the Linq Promenade, Virgil’s offers a daily 3 pm – 6 pm happy hour which features $5 drinks and select appetizer deals.
AmeriCAN – Linq Promenade: AmeriCAN specializes in canned beer and offers a daily happy hour from 2 pm – 7 pm that entitles guests to $5 beers from across the country. Additionally “day drinking specials” are available daily until 6 pm that includes $5 shots of Fireball, Jack Daniels, Tennessee Fire, and Tennessee Honey, $6 Coors Light/Miller Lite + a Bag of chips, or your choice of a $7 bloody mary, michelada, or mimosa.
Drink Deals in the Fashion Show Mall
El Segundo – Fashion Show Mall: Located just north of TI, El Segundo serves $4.50 Draft Beers, $6.50 Margaritas, $5.50 cocktails, and discounted food as part of their “Loco Hour” offered Monday – Thursday from 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm. View the entire happy hour menu here.
Strip Burger & Chicken – Fashion Show Mall: Running Monday – Thursday from 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Strip Burger & Chicken’s happy hour deal includes $3.50 mini-burgers, $4 beers, and $5 well drinks.
Other Notable Drink Deals on the Strip
Trago Lounge at Tropicana: $5 draft beers are served at Trago Friday through Sunday from 4 pm – midnight as part of this deal. Although the aging Trop doesn’t land atop most people’s to-do list, this deal is pretty solid by Strip standards.
Margaritaville at Flamingo: Currently, Margaritaville is offering an all-day, everyday happy hour that features $4 Bud Light drafts, $5 well drinks, $8 house margaritas, and $3 off appetizers.
Hard Rock Cafe (On the Strip): Not to be confused with the former resort & casino which was located off the Strip, the Hard Rock Cafe runs happy hour Thursday through Monday from 2 pm – 5 pm. Deals include $1 off beer, $5 well drinks, and $6 wine.
Golden Circle at TI: Stop into TI’s new sportsbook and bar for $5 domestic draft beers Monday – Thursday. Beer options offered as part of the deal include Bud, Bud Light, Shock Top, Michelob Ultra, Kilt Lifter, Modelo, and Corona.
Trevi at the Forum Shops: Trevi, which is located in the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace offers happy hour deals to include $5 bottled beer, $4 frozen bellinis, and $7 cocktails. Happy hour runs from 4 pm – 6 pm on Sunday through Friday.
It’s certainly not upscale, but if you feel out of place at the trendy, stuffy bars on the Strip, this could be your spot to grab an inexpensive drink in Las Vegas.
Casino Royale: A cheap beer staple on the Strip for some time, Casino Royale had offered a $1 bottle of Michelob Ultra for years. Unfortunately, the price recently increased to $3 but includes a wider selection of domestic and imported bottled beer. Still a fantastic drink bargain in the middle of the action on the Las Vegas Strip.
Buca di Beppo at Excalibur: Running all day, Buca di Beppo’s bar offers an all-day happy hour that features $6 wine and draft/bottled beer selections as cheap as $5.
Peppermill Las Vegas: Located just north of Wynn and Encore, Peppermill stands alone as one of the more unique bar & restaurant experiences in Las Vegas. Grab a half-price beer/well drink during happy hour which runs from 3-6 pm and take a seat next to the indoor fire pit.
Convenience Stores: Lastly, don’t forget about the plethora of Walgreens and CVS stores popping up on the Strip as an option if you don’t mind taking your drink to go. If unfamiliar, you can walk the strip with a drink in hand legally and the price is right!
Drink Deals Steps Away From the Strip
Ellis Island Brewery: Tucked behind Bally’s just off the Strip, Ellis Island is a diamond off the beaten path. The brewery at Ellis offers 6 permanent beers and a rotation of seasonal selections. Ellis’ brewery produces great beer and at $2.50 for a 20oz. glass, it’s a steal.
Stage Door Casino: On your way to and from Ellis Island, hit the grimy (we say that lovingly) Stage Door Casino directly behind Cromwell. Stage Door offers $1 Michelob or $2 draft Bud/Bud Light. If you’re hungry a 1/4 pound hot dog paired with a beer is $3.
Las Vegas Strip Happy Hours Currently on Pause
Bird Bar at Flamingo: Formerly known as 5 O’Clock Somewhere Bar at Flamingo, Bird Bar features .50 cent beers from 5-6 pm daily as part of their happy hour. The space’s decor is definitely.. unique… showcasing an assortment of birdcages and is certainly a departure from the former island theme that occupied the space. Check out the new theme and enjoy one of the cheapest beers in Las Vegas. NOTE: This deal is currently suspended due to capacity restrictions. We are hopeful it will be back soon!
107 SkyLounge at The Strat: Offering half-price beer, wine, and cocktails from 4 pm – 7 pm in addition to an amazing view of Las Vegas from 107 stories above. Happy hour domestic beers will run $3.50 and import/craft options are $4.The elevator ride to the bar is complimentary and you’ll be able to access the observation deck at no additional cost following your drinks. See the menu for what we have crowned the best happy hour in Vegas here. Note: 107 SkyLounge has suspended their typically stellar happy hour due to capacity restrictions but expect it to return as the world snaps back to normal.
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