Happiest of hours

Bartini from 4 p.m.–6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.–Close

2108 NW Glisan St.

For an upscale happy hour complete with a large drink selection, wings, and even chocolate and cheese fondue from their sister restaurant next door (Urban Fondue), Bartini is the place the go. This small, intimate bar has dim lighting, cool seating, and friendly staff. During happy hour, their delicious cocktails go $6–10, and their small plates are half off.

Aalto Lounge from 5–7 p.m.
3365 SE Belmont St.

At Aalto Lounge during happy hour, they have a $3 menu that includes cocktails and food such as grilled cheese with tomato soup, hummus and pita, and an oven-baked pretzel with cheese sauce. The decor here is fresh and modern and you can choose to sit in the bar area, back room, or in the cozy patio area.

Momo’s from 3–8 p.m.
725 SW 10th Avenue

This dive bar features cheap, good drinks that are surprisingly even cheaper during happy hour. A cocktail for $3 and beer for $2 simply can’t be easily beat! The atmosphere here is laid-back cool with arcade games and plenty of different seating areas to hang out in.

Saucebox from Open–6:30 p.m. (Closed Sunday and Monday)
214 SW Broadway

If you’re craving Asian fusion food for happy hour, Saucebox has you covered. They have a large happy hour food menu that includes dishes such as pad thai for $5, mochi ice cream for $3, potstickers for $4, and burgers for $6. The ambiance here is fun, the food is colorful, and the staff is friendly and energizing.