EC San Diego’s Top Happy Hour Picks


San Diego is full of many wonderful places to wine and dine, some more expensive than others. Students who learn English in San Diego get to know the local culinary establishments and when to go for the best deals!

What is the best (and most economical) time to head out for food and drinks in SD? During “Happy Hour”, a time in the afternoon/evening when everyone can enjoy great food and beverages at a discounted price.

Listed below are five Happy Hours offered by amazing restaurants located around San Diego:

1. Boomerangs Gourmet Burger Joint (Clairemont)
Boomerangs has a great happy hour that last for almost half the day! With these deals and the option to make your own burgers you can’t go wrong!
Happy hour: $4 wine by the glass $5 well drinks, and beer specials and $6 margaritas. Also, appetizers are $5-6.
Address: 4577 Clairemont Drive, San Diego, CA 92117
Time: 11am- 7pm.

2. The Hopping Pig- Dowtown (Gaslamp District)
The Hopping pig is located in the heart of the Gaslamp district. They have more than 30 beers on tap, making the perfect spot for beer lovers.
Happy Hour: $4.50 select pints, $1 off all other drafts. $4.50 wells, house wines, and bloody marys. $3 mimosas. $2.75 tacos (fish/carnitas) and BBQ pork sliders.
Address: 748 Fifth Avenue San Diego, CA 92101
Time: 11am-7pm.

3. Jose’s Courtroom (La Jolla)
In the mood for Mexican? Jose’s is just the place! Not to mention it’s just across the street from EC San Diego.
Happy Hour: $4 house wines, house margaritas and well drinks, $3 select draft beers. $5 appetizer specials. Taco Tuesday 4-10pm $1.99-$2.99 taco specials.
Address: 1037 Prospect Street, San Diego, CA 92037
Time: 4-7pm.

4. Dave & Buster’s (Mission Valley)
Dave and Buster’s is fantastic spot to play tons of awesome games, it’s like an adult arcade!
Happy Hour: 1/2 price cocktails, beer specials, 1/2 off selected appetizers.
Address: 2931 Camino del Rio North, San Diego, CA 92108
Time: 4:30-7pm, 10pm-close

5. Pacific Beach AleHouse (Pacific Beach)
Pacific beach AleHouse has fantastic handcrafted beer, and an even better view of the beach from the upper deck!
Happy Hour: $3 house wines, wells, and food specials. $3/$5 house drafts.
Address:721 Grand Ave. San Diego, CA 92109
Time: 3-6pm