On a budget or just plain cheap? Here are some great happy hour (and after hours) food and drink deals around the Bay area.
CAFE ALMA 260 1st Ave. S., St. Pete; 727-502-5002. cafealma.com
Two-for-one drinks and half price tapas every day from 4:30-6:30 p.m. On Tuesdays, happy hour starts at 4:30 and lasts until close, with half priced tapas and wine by the glass.
CHAPPY'S LOUISIANA KITCHEN 247 Central Ave., St. Pete; 727-896-5118. chappyslouisianakitchen.com
Weekdays between 4 and 7 p.m., Chappy's not only offers two-for-one wells, domestic drafts, house wines, and $5 Long Island Iced Teas, but they also throw in a free buffet to boot.
COOTERS RAW BAR 423 Poinsettia Ave., Clearwater Beach; 727-462-2668. cooters.com
Worth the trip to Clearwater Beach for 50 cent oysters, shrimp and wings, plus $1.25 drafts, and half priced wells and house wines, from 4-6 p.m. daily. Late night happy hour consists of $7 pizza, $3 chips and salsa, $1.50 drafts and $3 wells, from 10 p.m. to close.
FLEMING'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 4322 W Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa; 813-874-9463. flemingssteakhouse.com
Offering the 5 For $6 Til 7 bar menu, featuring 5 appetizers, 5 premium cocktails and 5 wines by the glass — each only $6 until 7 p.m. every day. Try the Bikinitini with the beef tenderloin carpaccio and sweet chili calamari.
GEORGIE'S ALIBI 3100 3rd Ave N., St. Pete; 727-321-2112. georgiesalibi.com/stpete
Whether you're on the porch, in the sports bar or on the dance floor, you can imbibe to your heart's content on the two-for-one cocktails and drafts from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m., Monday through Friday. Great nightly drink specials as well: Thursday's $3 Long Island Iced Tea nights are not to be missed.