Rochester MN Guide to Downtown Happy Hours


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This post was last updated November 18, 2020

Because we strongly believe in getting out and enjoying some adult time, we’ve put together a helpful guide to downtown Rochester, MN happy hours. From gourmet bites, to comfort foods and delicious cocktails, Rochester is home to many budget-friendly happy hours. So grab your favorite people and head downtown to one of these spots!


Here’s our comprehensive list, A-Z!

Bar Buffalo
4 PM – 7 PM Monday thru Friday half off all tap beers and specified cocktails on the specialty drink menu. All wine is half off during happy hour.


Bitter and Pour
4 PM – 7 PM Monday thru Friday half off specified drinks on the specialty drink menu.


Bleu Duck Kitchen
Monday-Saturday, 4-6 p.m. | 1/2 Off All Bleu Duck Dogs / $2 Busch Lattes / $4 House Wines-Red, White, Rose


Cameo at the Castle
Daily, 3-6 p.m. | Half off all draft beer , $5 glasses of wine, Half off bar food, and $5 slushies


Chester’s Kitchen and Bar
Daily, 3-6 p.m., 9-close | $2 off drinks at the bar, select appetizers available, bar only




Dooley’s Pub
Monday-Thursday, 4-6 p.m.

Sunday – Thursday Evening 1/2 Off Food Menu 9 pm – Close  (In House Only)

20 oz. Michelob Golden Light or Coors Light Taps $3
8 pm – Close

Glass of House Wine
8 pm – Close $5

Select Shots
$4 Sunday Thru Thursday 8 pm – Close

Thursday Night Only!
5 for $18 Buckets Corona or Modelo Beer Also, Featuring Jose Cuervo, Don Julio, and Patron Tequila

Shot Specials
Thursday Thru Saturday 10 PM – Close
One Shot $4
Three Shots $10


Grand Grill
Daily, 3-6 p.m. | Half-off appetizers, half-off rail drinks, $1 off tap beers and house wines


Grand Rounds Brewing Company
Enjoy $2 off any Grand Rounds Brewing pints and $2 off any appetizers or pizzas from 3-6pm Monday- Saturday & 4-6pm on Sundays!


The Half Barrel Bar and Kitchen
Weekdays 2-6 p.m. | Exclusive drink specials


Hefe Rojo
Everyday 2-6 & 10-close. Taco Y Tecate $6. Modelo or Pacifico $3. Bottle Beer $1 off. Margaritas $7.


Kathy’s Pub
Daily, 2-7 p.m. | Drink specials


Legends Bar-N-Grill
Daily, 3-7 p.m. | Domestic beer bottles for $2.50, tall domestic taps for $3.50


Martini’s (in the Kahler)
Daily, 3-6 p.m. 


Nellie’s On Third
Enjoy $2 off any Grand Rounds Brewing pints and $2 off any appetizers or pizzas from 3-6pm Monday- Saturday & 4-6pm on Sundays!


Newt’s Downtown
4-6 p.m. |  $1 off tap beer, $2 off appetizers


Olde Brick House


Monday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m. and 9-11 p.m. | Discounted food and drinks specials at the bar 


Pittsburgh Blue

Early Happy hour, Monday-Saturday3:00pm-6:00pm and Sunday
3:00pm-close | Late Happy Hour Monday-Thursday 9:00pm-close and Friday-Saturday


Tuesday-Thursday, 3-6 p.m. |  $5 cocktails, 1/2 off 16 oz. beers


R Bar
$14 off Whiskey on Whiskey Wednesday


Salute! Wine Bar
Daily, 3-6 p.m. | $4 wines, 20% off appetizers, discounted drink specials


The Tap House
$4 margaritas and half-priced tacos on Tuesdays only (all day) | $4 pint Wednesdays | Late Night Happy Hour 10pm – Close Sunday – Thursday
$3 Pints & $2 Whiskey/Bourbon of the Month


Terza Ristorante
$2 off Rail and Call Drinks and Specialty Cocktails
Happy hour specials available in the Terza bar area, patio and chefs counter only,
3pm-6pm and 9pm-close


Victoria’s Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar
Daily, 3-6 p.m. (bar area only) |House Wine for $5 per glass, $1 off tap beer, $4 selected cocktails and $5 appetizers



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