04 May 2021 (updated)

The Best Happy Hours in Virginia Beach

With the world starting to return to a more relatively normal pace, you might be looking for a new spot in Virginia Beach to enjoy happy hour again! These restaurants are hot spots for half-priced appetizers like oysters and crab dip, as well as inexpensive cocktails and craft beers. Check out this list of the best happy hours in Virginia Beach!

Happy Hours in Virginia Beach

The world is opening up again, and now we're able to go out and sit at the bar for the first time in months. Whether you're looking for some happy hour specials or exciting places to enjoy being out with friends, here are some great options.

Waterman's Surfside Grille

A Virginia Beach local favorite for seafood for good reason, Watermans is situated right on the water on the Oceanfront. Sip your fruit orange crush by the waves as you soak up the ambiance! 

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From 3:00-6:00 every day, enjoy happy hour drink specials, including $5 crushes or $6.50 for a premium margarita and $4 pints on draft. Check out their appetizer deals, including $3.75 fish tacos, stacked with either fried fish or blackened tuna, mango-jicama slaw, and drizzled with Sriracha aioli. Yum! They also feature $5.25 Buffalo tuna bites and $6.25 for a half-pound of steamed shrimp. These deals are too good to miss out on, especially at such a premium location. Don't forget to try their famous crab dip as well!

CP Shuckers

This boardwalk and bay-side favorite offers great happy hour deals every weekday from 3:00-7:00. CP Shuckers boasts extensive happy hour offers, including $2.75 domestic beers, $4 well drinks, and even $3 glasses of house wines. For appetizers, try out their wings for just 75 cents, as well as oysters for 75 cents. Finish off the night with a $7 half-pound of steamed shrimp. Yum! They have great fish tacos as well for a dinner option.

Virginia Beach Happy Hours at the Cavalier

The beautiful historic 1920’s hotel has been masterfully restored to its original glory. The Cavalier features multiple happy hour options, from more casual to more formal. The Hunt Room on the bottom floor of the hotel creates a pub-like atmosphere. Monday through Friday between 4:00-6:00, their Happy Hour menu includes $5 craft drafts, cocktails, and wine by the glass, as well as $5 snacks and shareable plates.

The Raleigh Room in the hotel features a cozy, lounge-like feel and serves incredible upscale Southern small-plates. With live entertainment Thursdays through Saturdays, the space truly comes alive. The room is surrounded by verandas that overlook the beautiful Cavalier estate. On Thursdays from 6:00 to 9:00 pm, grab your girlfriends for Ladies’ Night! Enjoy drink specials like $2 champagne flutes, curated cheese, and charcuterie plates, and live music. 

The Atlantic on Pacific

This oyster and craft cocktail bar is situated on Pacific Avenue at the Oceanfront and is a great choice for fans of raw, fresh seafood dishes. The Atlantic on Pacific offers incredible happy hour deals on seafood and more. Available daily from 3:00 to 6:00 pm, their specials include $4 - $7 cocktails and select wines, as well as $3 select craft beers. Also, be sure to check out their $1 raw and fried oysters and their amazing $6 burger on a hot, buttered roll.

The Back Deck

This restaurant boasts incredible bay views off of Shore Drive. Enjoy your drinks and tacos from deck seating over the water at The Back Deck! Every week from Monday through Thursday from 3:00-7:00 pm, check out their great happy hour deals. For beer and crush drinkers, they offer $2.50 Bud Light, Bud, Miller Lite, Coors Light, as well as $4.50 Orange Crushes and glasses of house wine. Don't forget the liquor; they also have a $2.95 deal on Dos XX, Tecate, and all good drinks. For the family, try out their flatbread pizza for $7.50. They also feature deals depending on the day, like $2 Fish Tacos and $2.50 Red Stripes on Tuesdays. Yum!

Have you tried these recommendations for top happy hours in Virginia Beach? Do you have any favorites not listed here? Share with your friends and family on FamilyApp!



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