The Best Thursday Happy Hours in Atlanta!
Thursday might be our favorite night of the week for happy hour! The bar scene is very lively, but that doesn’t mean there are no food or drink specials to be found. There are several great bars and restaurants with food and drink specials hoping to attract a lively crowd. We have been to tons of happy hours around the city during the process of building this website. You can check out or complete list of happy hours here. Or, if your trust our judgment as the self-proclaimed Atlanta Happy Hour Experts, keep reading below for our list of favorites!
Gypsy Kitchen draws inspiration from the culinary riches of Spain. Chefs infuse the dishes with Moroccan traditions and Indian influences that travelled west. Centuries of interplay between these food traditions inspires the restaurant’s Iberian fusion plates.
Gypsy Kitchen has one of our favorite Happy Hours. Every Weekday from 4:30-6PM is Gypsy Hour, which has has $5 rotating wine vintages and a variety of $4 and $5 tapas.
Make sure to get a seat on the rooftop terrace, which has terrific views of the buckhead skyline!
5Church Atlanta is an upscale bar and restaurant located in Midtown on Peachtree. The restaurant serves new American Fair in a renovated space with cutting-edge architecture. The bar has a wide range of cocktails, beers, and appetizers that make it perfect for happy hour. There is also an open air rooftop patio on the second level that overlooks the Midtown Skyline.
Every Monday through Thursday, Social Hour is from 4:30 – 6:30. There are $8 apps, $6 select glasses of wine, and multiple beer options are $4.
Zinburger Atlanta, located in Buckhead, is a modern wine and burger bar. The restaurant specializes in creative burgers and fries, shakes, wine, beer and cocktails. Zinburger also has one of the best Thursday Happy Hours in Atlanta.
Every weekday from 3-6PM, Plain and Simple Burgers are $5. Fries are also half priced, which includes Zucchini Fries, Sweet Potato Fries, and tater tots. Glasses of wine and draft beer are half off, and well drinks are $4. Also, specialty cocktails are $5; options include Margaritas, Daiquiris, Sangria, and more!
Zinburger has other Happy Hour Specials during the week. Check them out here!
Doraku, located in Buckhead, reinvents the Japanese restaurant. The sushi restaurant captures the flavors of Latin Cuisine while staying true to the sushi tradition of Japan. Doraku has one of the best Thursday Happy Hours, which includes a full menu of discounted sushi from 5-8PM. This Happy Hour is available daily, and includes deals on specialty rolls, $4 Izakaya (apps), and $5 hand rolls.
Cooks & Soldiers draws its inspiration from the people and the cuisine of the Basque Country in Spain and France, and is a vibrant Tapas restaurant serving delicious Pintxos (small bites served on toast). There is an excellent Pintxos Happy Hour every week day, Thursday included.
Pintxos Happy Hour from 5-7PM means all eight Pintxo Tradicionales and Bikinis (grilled cheese bites) are $5 each!