SURPRISE, AZ (3TV/CBS5) -- Ah, happy hour. Those two words are guaranteed to put a smile on your face and help get you through the work week.
But, before you bust out of the office and head out to the nearest drinking establishment, let us help you ease into your weekend.
Check out this guide to the best happy hours on the west side in Surprise.
All deals, days and times are listed below.
So grab your friends and co-workers, turn off your work cell and unwind at these cool spots.
UNI Sushi & Steak
Address: 17191 N. Litchfield Road, Suite #40, Surprise, AZ 85374
Happy Hour: Everyday from 3 p.m. to close (except holidays)
UNI (oo-nee) comes from the Japanese name for Sea Urchin. With a unique name and a simple mission: they strive to offer a cuisine defining balance of sweet, salty and sour with every affordable plate that will keep guests returning week after week. Drink specials start a $3 for domestic beer, $4 for import beer, $5 for house wine, well drinks, mimosas and a selection of cocktails and $6 for Sake Bomber and a selection of specialty cocktails. Food from the kitchen include appetizers starting at $3 for edamame, $4 for garlic edamame, gyoza, crab salad and egg rolls, $5 for seaweed salad, $7 for fire cracker and fried calamari, $8 for mixed tempura and $9 for fish and chips. Sushi and rolls range from $3 to $7. $3 crab stick sushi, $4 egg sushi, surf clam sushi, shrimp sushi, red snapper sushi, sweet tofu(inari) sushi, $5 salmon sushi, albacore sushi, California roll, $6 for veggie delight roll, spicy tuna roll, spicy crab roll, Philadelphia roll and for $7 you can order golden California rolls, Vegas rolls and shrimp tempura rolls.
Under Review Sports Bar
Address: 13699 N Litchfield Road, Surprise, AZ 85379
Happy Hour: Pre-game happy hour Monday – Friday open to 2 p.m. and Monday - Thursday, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Under Review Sports Bar is a family-friendly sports themed restaurant with over 36 draft beers to choose from and a menu with American cuisine for everyone to enjoy. Happy hour drink specials are $2.50 for all draft pints from open to 2 p.m.. Starting at 2 p.m. drink specials are $4 for all well liquors, house wines and varsity drafts (25oz) and a Seabreeze. $5 DosXX and Hop Valley Bubble Stash. Social hour grub specials are easy to remember, for $4 you can choose from the following items: mozzarella sticks, chips and queso, pretzel bites, fried mushrooms, pickle bites onion rings and fried zucchini.
Address: 16811 N Litchfield Road, Surprise, AZ 85374
Happy Hour: Happy Hour Beverage: Monday – Thursday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday – Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Happy Hour Food: Sunday - Thursday, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The Irish Wolfhound serves up authentic Irish Fare along with many American favorites as well. Most of the food served is made from scratch and they’re known for serving up true Atlantic Cod from the deep, ice-cold waters of the North Atlantic. Drink specials are $3 for domestic beers, $3.75 for all well drinks and house wines. The following social hour bites are $2 off the regular menu price and include: chips with curry or ranch sauce, mozzarella sticks, boneless wings, chicken tenders, jalapeno poppers, onion rings, chicken wings and Cajun tots.
Babbo Italian Eatery
Address: 16433 West Bell Rd, Surprise, AZ 85374
Happy Hour: Monday – Friday, 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. (Sundays: $6 bellinis and bloody marys—ALL DAY)
Babbo Italian Eatery is locally owned and their mission is all about making you feel at home. From the food to the atmosphere, everything revolves around tradition and family where you can eat like an Italian. Drink specials are $3.50 for bottled beer, $5 for sangria, $6 for martini, margaritas, mojitos and well drinks. Food from the kitchen is just $6. You can choose from stuffed portabellos, pistachio mozzarella, fire cracker rolls, roasted asparagus, pesto cheese crostini and 8” pizzas (cheese, Bianca, Caprese, pepperoni, margherita). For $20 you can order a bruschetta trio appetizer and bottle of wine. On Sundays, for $6 bellinis and Bloody Marys are only $6.
State 48 Brewery
Address: 13823 W Bell Rd, Surprise, AZ 85374
Happy Hour: Monday – Friday 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday- Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m
State 48 Brewery consists of four different breweries throughout the Valley with each featuring its own style and offerings. The State 48 Brewery in Surprise is the original location and brews all the seasonal and specialty beers at this location. They have a full scratch kitchen where everything on the menu is made daily and a huge dog friendly patio with games that will keep you entertained for hours. Happy hour drink specials are easy to remember as all beers, wine and well drinks are $2 off. Food from the kitchen starts at $6 for hummus with pita and veggies, elotes, mom’s meatballs, chipotle chicken egg rolls and buffalo chips. For $7 you can chose from buffalo chicken dip, ceviche stuffed avocado, Brussels sprouts, 48 fries or fish tacos. For $8 you'll enjoy 3 salted Bavarian style pretzels and beer cheese. Enjoy $9 chicken lettuce wraps, $10 calamari, cauliflower wings, totchos (tater tots smothered in beer cheese, jalapenos, bacon, pico de gallo, black beans and green onions) crispy ribs or beer steamed mussels. For $11 you get 10 jumbo chicken wings, and $14 will get you a chef’s board.