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The 11 Most Popular Places to Go for Happy Hour in Ontario

July 17th, 2017

With a jam-packed schedule, it can be tough to find the time to research the best place for Happy Hour. As usual, some places are a hit or a miss. Unfortunately, that can’t be 100% avoided but this list of the most popular places to Go for Happy Hour in Ontario is a great start and might save you some time and hassle.

Big Al’s

At Big Al’s you are sure to have great drinks and a great time. Located two minutes from your Ontario luxury apartment, there is even more reason to visit Big Al’s for Happy Hour. Here Happy Hour runs Monday-Friday 2:00pm-6:00pm and then again Sunday-Thursday 9:00pm-Close, Friday & Saturday 10:00pm-Close.

The Happy Hour Menu features half off of liquor and appetizers. In the mood for a full meal? No problem. Big Al’s has a full menu with sandwiches, wraps, burritos, pizza, and salads.

The great thing about Big Al’s, and what keeps people coming, is that there is so much to do. Here you can: watch your favorite sports game, go bowling, play billiards, darts, shuffleboard, and arcade games. This also means it is a great place to go with family and friends of all ages. They even have a kid’s menu. So, next time you want to go to a Happy Hour that is less than a mile away, stop by Big Al’s.

Firewater Bar

A local favorite, Firewater Bar in Ontario, has a great Happy Hour that keeps people coming for the drinks and staying for the food. Open 1:00pm-2:00am daily, Firewater Bar is an inexpensive place to go for an entire night of fun.

Happy Hour runs Monday-Friday 3:00pm-7:00pm. The bar is on the smaller side but totally worth it for the drinks and atmosphere. A great place to come hangout with a group friends, enjoy music, food and drinks.

For those who get the singing bug during a night out, make sure to stop by Firewater Bar and participate in Karaoke! Every Wednesday and Sunday night from 8:00pm-close is Karaoke night. Of course, we can’t forget Taco Tuesday, where tacos are just a dollar. Combine that with your discounted drinks, and you are in for a fun evening at an affordable price.

Market Broiler

At first sight the Market Broiler may seem like just another seafood restaurant. Don’t get us wrong, this is another seafood restaurant but it’s a really good one. Minutes away from your Ontario luxury apartment, Market Broiler is your go-to seafood restaurant and bar. And since it is a restaurant you can come with the whole family.

They have a full bar with: hand crafted cocktails, traditional twists, mules, beer cocktails, wine cocktails, beers and ales. Giving you a wide selection for Happy Hour.

They are open 11:00am-10:00pm Monday-Sunday with Happy Hour running every day, Monday-Friday 4:00pm-6:00pm, and Saturday-Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm. It’s rare to see a Happy Hour on the weekends making Market Broiler a must for an Ontario weekend Happy Hour.

El Pescador

Near your Ontario apartment is a Mexican restaurant that serves great food and drinks. El Pescador, which means the fisherman in English, is open daily from:

  • 10:00am-9:45pm Monday-Thursday
  • 10:00am-1045pm Friday
  • 8:00am-10:45pm Saturday
  • 8:00am-9:45pm Sunday

However, the bar area is open until 11:30pm and then 12:00am on Friday and Saturdays. Every hour feels like Happy Hour here at El Pescador. The atmosphere is lively and friendly not to mention with the addition of live music which takes things up a notch. Whatever Mexican dish you are looking for you will surely find here at El Pescado.

When it comes to drinks you’ll find: Margaritas, Traditional Cocktails, Beer, and Tequila. With prices being reasonable you’ll be coming here any time of day.

Azure Courtyard Grille

About 5 minutes away from your Ontario luxury apartment is Azure Courtyard Grille. Their hours are 11:00am-2:00pm and then reopen again from 4:00pm-9:00pm – a little inconvenient for those who want to stop by at 2:30pm or even 3:00pm.

You can say this restaurant is a hidden gem because it is actually hidden within Azure Hotel & Suites. Guests and locals stop by for the awesome Happy Hour Specials. Whether you are getting appetizers or drinks, you are sure to enjoy your visit.

TGI Friday’s

Now it may seem like this is a typo or it belongs on another list. But no, it is not. TGI Friday’s has come a long way. The food here may not be the best of the best but the drinks are. If you’re looking for an after-work drink spot, you have found it.

Customers rave about the Happy Hour specials and selection. At this full bar they serve: hand crafted cocktails, ice cold brews, and wine.

When Happy Hour ends it won’t be a problem to keep the celebration going since the prices are reasonable and the customer service is great! TGI Friday’s is open daily from 11:00am-1:00am rolling out a late night Happy Hour after 10:00pm. The best part is that it is only 5 minutes away from your Ontario luxury apartment.

Corner Pub

Nothing is better than a bar that is inexpensive and has great drinks. On second thought, a bar that’s inexpensive with great drinks and a Happy Hour beats the previous out. At Corner Pub, you’ll get just that! More of a dive bar, Corner pub is the best spot for you and your friends looking for a great time that doesn’t break the bank.

Here you will find: darts, a juke box, TV, pool tables, and of course, a full bar. According to locals, you are also sure to find friendly staff with amazing customer service. Don’t let the outside fool you, you’re in for a treat at Corner Pub.

Whether you are coming in for beer, cocktails or wine, you are sure to leave with a smile on your face and a little more money than you expected in the bank.

Chevys Fresh Mex

Located less than 2 miles away from your Ontario luxury apartment, Chevys Fresh Mex 7 hour-long Happy Hour is an Ontario favorite. Happy hour here runs every day, that’s right every day, from 3:00pm to close. This means a 7-hour Happy Hour during the week and an 8-hour long Happy Hour Friday and Saturday.

The menu features $4, $5, and $6 food and drink specials including House Margaritas and Mojitos. You can also divert from the Happy Hour menu and try a delicious entrée off of their full menu. As far as drinks go, you can choose from a variety of Beer, Cocktails, Margaritas, and Wines.

At Chevys Fresh Mex you have the option to make reservations, take-out, and even have food delivered; all great options if you end up liking their food just as much as their drinks!

Rossa’s Cucina Enoteca

Rossa’s Cucina Enoteca is Ontario’s local Italian fine dining establishment. If you are trying to figure out what they are about, their motto says it all “Buon Cibo, Buon Vino, Buoni Amici” which translates to good food, good wine, good friends. Why not come check out their Happy Hour?!

Happy Hour runs Monday through Friday 3:00pm to 6:00pm. While it may only be a few hours long it is worth stopping by.

Happy Hour menu offers:

$5 House Wine

$5 Specialty Cocktails- Classic Martini, Raspberry Martini, Appletini, Cosmopolitan, Tuscan Lemonade, Classic Margarita.

$3 Domestic Beer- Bud Light, Coors Light

$4 Import/Craft Beer- Blue Moon, Newcastle, Corona, Stella Artois, Sam Adams, Heineken

Not only do you get a wide selection of drinks, you also get a wide selection for appetizers. This selection includes: Pollo Parmigiano, Bruschetta, Calamari Fritti, Funghi Con Granchi, Croquet Di Granchi, and Gamberi Pesto.

With a full bar, and great prices, there is no reason not to stop by for Happy Hour.

El Torito

Another restaurant that may have missed your Happy Hour radar. You may be thinking “El Torito? Really?” and the answer is yes, El Torito. As you may have experienced or heard, the food here is not the greatest. But if you are looking for a Happy Hour that shouldn’t affect your decision to come here.

El Torito has a great Happy Hour that lasts from 3:00pm to 9:00pm every day. Prices on the Happy Hour menu range from $4 to $6. What’s great about that is the fact that they regularly update that menu with new items. Right now, you will find a Coco Piña Mojito and Carnitas Queso Dip.

Great prices and selection are what make El Torito a popular spot for Happy Hour.


It may seem a bit nutty, but Wingnuts is quite the spot for Happy Hour. Wingnuts was voted “Best Wings in Orange County” so you know they are doing something right. Come for the wings and stay for the Happy Hour. Besides wings they have: burgers, desserts, flatbreads, ribs, sandwiches, salads, and sliders.

Also on the menu is a “Stuff to Share” section which essentially is a list of appetizers. The great thing is that in addition to drink specials, “Stuff to Share” is half off during Happy Hour!

You can catch Happy Hour Tuesday-Friday 3:00pm to 6:00pm and ALL DAY Sunday and Monday!

You’d be nutty to try this place out.

And there you go…11 of the most popular places to go for Happy Hour near your Ontario luxury apartment. Enjoy!


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