Everyone knows about the regular happy hour specials. Things like 2-for-1 margaritas, cheap beers, and a random assortment of snacks to munch on, but here in Lafayette, we offer more than just the norm. No matter what day you're looking to steal a deal, you can find a happy hour special that'll offer you something unique. From fresh-caught oysters to wood-fired pizza and not-so-traditional poboys. Check out the list below for some great deals.
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4309 Johnston St.
Serving authentic Cajun cuisine since 1934, Don's offers a wide selection of Cajun dishes. Their traditional Landry family recipes are a catch, but on Mondays, enjoy half-off Don's Original Jacked Up or Charbroiled Oysters or Ribeye with Shrimp Sauté, 5–9 p.m. Dine-in only. As a bonus, they also have 2-for-1 drink specials all day, every day for you to wash down those dinner specials. What better way to start your week!? Click here to visit their website.
412 Jefferson St.
Roll right into Tuesday with Tsunami, which has been a mainstay in Lafayette's Downtown since it opened its doors in 2000. But did you know on Tuesday's they offer an amazing happy hour you'd be crazy to pass up? From 3 p.m. until close, you can enjoy: $5 House Martinis, Cosmos, Appletinis & Lemon Drops, $4 House Wines & Draft Beer, and $3 Big Brew Select Domestic Bottles, Well Liquors & Hot Sakes. On the sushi happy hour side of things, you can get 25% off all rolls $9 and under! You think they would stop there, but from 3-6 p.m., you can enjoy $ 0.99 Select Nigiri, half-off Luscious Lemonfish, Smoked Salt Escolar, Yuzu Albacore, and Truffle Salmon. Click here to visit their site.
Saint Street Inn
407 Brooke Ave.
On Tuesdays at the Saint Street Inn, tacos and trivia reign supreme. Perfect for locals or visitors looking for a menu that's focused on well-sourced and homegrown ingredients, Taco Tuesdays are an easy introduction to the neighborhood restaurant's menu. Each week, the kitchen staff offers a new trio of tacos served alongside draught pitchers, bar snacks, and big prizes for the best teams. Click here to visit their site.
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Bread & Circus Provisions
258 Bendel Rd.
There's no better way to get over the hump of the week than with pizza. Over the years, Bread & Circus has evolved from a pop-up farmer’s market concept to a brick a mortar business selling provisions and excellent food using local ingredients. While people may buzz about their weekend brunch or late-night specials, the Wednesday half-off pizza happy hour is one not to be missed. From 4–6 p.m., you can pick up or Waitr your pizza order for half off all pies or. For late eaters and those needing a night away from home, happy hour lasts until 10 p.m. if you dine in! Click here to visit their website.
The Tap Room
201 Settlers Trace Blvd #4001
Lafayette, LA 70508
Thursdays were made for the Tap Room, located in River Ranch. It is the perfect spot for an after work drink with friends that's easy on your wallet. They have a general happy hour of $1 off draft beer, $2 off specialty cocktails, and $2 off wines by the glass Monday-Thursday 3-6 p.m. and 12-2 a.m. as well as Friday 12-6 p.m. But on Thursday they offer an additional happy hour special, $3.50 all Jack and Crown drinks accompanied by live music from 8-11 p.m. While you're there be sure to check out the delicious menu offerings to cap off a night of drinks. Click here to visit their website.
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740 Jefferson St.
While they're known for their unique takes on the classic New Orleans sandwich, Pop's seasonal cocktail menu, as well as their beer and wine selection, are something not to be missed. On Thursdays from 3–9 p.m., you can enjoy $5 cocktails and half-price beer and wine and still afford to take home a half or whole weekly poboy special they're offering. It's the perfect place whether you're looking to start your weekend early or just forget about the last three days. Click here to visit their website.
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Pamplona Tapas Bar
631 Jefferson St.
Pamplona Tapas Bar has a bistro-style ambiance featuring small plates consisting of farm-fresh seasonal products as well as fresh meats and seafood. There's no better day of the week to get a taste of Pamplona than on Friday with 25% off traditional tapas selections from 2–7 p.m. They also offer drink specials as well including $3 house wine, $3 sangria, $4 well cocktails and $1 off their beer selection. Click here to visit their website.
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Social Southern Table & Bar
3901 Johnston St.
When it comes to farm to table, Social Southern has it all figured out. Their ever-changing menu reflects what's currently available produce and protein wise, making it a delicious place for lunch, dinner, or Sunday brunch. Perhaps their best kept secret is their Saturday Suds special where all their beer is half off. And we're not talking the standard beer you'll find anywhere else. Their beer selection contains local beers as well as the obscure sure to delight your taste buds. Click here to visit their website.
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Blue Dog Cafe
1211 W Pinhook Rd.
Blue Dog Café serves a fantastic a la carte brunch from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Brunch includes live music, $12 bottomless mimosas, and an a la carte menu ranging from Sweet Potato Pancakes, Cheddar Gruyere Biscuit to Bacon Pecan Sticky Buns. Reservations are available, but call early in the week for the time you want before it's all booked up! Click here to visit their website.
Looking for more? Don't miss these other happy hours!
Zea Rotisserie & Grill
Monday – Friday from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
$3 bottled beers, $5 Z Ritas on the Rocks, and $5 select wines by the glass. Plus, daily drink specials that range from $5 infused old fashioned on Mondays to some of Zea's frozen favorites to help you celebrate Friday!
Daily from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Every day, Romacelli offers $3 glasses of house wine and half-off all domestic beers alongside their full menu for a late lunch or early dinner.
Legends Bar and Grill
Every Monday – Friday from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.
A bit more of a traditional happy hour, enjoy 2-for-1 on all domestics, imports, wells, and calls throughout the week.