Here's the best drinks to *clink*
When the work is done, here are a few places to have some fun! From interesting cocktails to the local’s favorite spot, here is our list of happy hour places in Aurora.
Situated right next to the University of Colorado at Anschutz medical campus, Ursula Brewery is a hub for after-work drinks. Locally brewed beer takes the spotlight as year-round favorites like the Passion Fruit Kolsch and New England Style IPA are enjoyed by casual and serious beer drinkers alike.
Enjoy a local craft beer in a cozy taproom at Peak to Peak Tap & Brew. With a rotating beer menu that features seasonal Colorado creations like the Fire & ice Green Chile Ale and a casual food menu, it’s the perfect place for an after-work drink. Doors open at 11:30 AM. Check out the hours for their second location too
Craft doesn’t necessarily mean beer. Make your way over to Haykin Family Cider to try something that’s pressed, fermented, and bottled right here in Aurora. Their two-ingredient ciders are refreshing, bubbly, and bursting with unique flavor. They’re open Thursday and Friday at 5:30 PM. Check out their weekend hours here.
Comida is the ideal meet-in-the-middle type of happy hour. With excellent $5 Watermelon Jalapeno Margaritas and unique street snacks, diners can enjoy a nice Mexican-fare inside Stanley Marketplace. You can also try their other happy hour specials, like grilled tacos, from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM!
Step up your weekday cocktail hour with a trip to Annette. This well-reviewed New American Gastropub specializes in unique cocktails, specialty wine, and cider, as well as handmade sodas. Open at 3:00 PM, it’s the ideal place for trying something a little different. Cheers!
Warm days = patio beverages! Enjoy a variety of martini's, hand-crafted cocktails, and craft beer. Try something out of the ordinary like the Me and Julio Margarita or go for something that's a little more classic, like a Moscow Mule. Whatever you choose, their rooftop patio is the place to be.
The newly redesigned Stanley Beer Hall has diner accessible taps for pouring your own drinks. Complete with beer, wine, cider, and house margaritas – it’s perfect for trying a little bit of everything. Bonus, they have an exceptional patio for watching the sunset!
Coined as a “neighborhood bar” The Hideaway Lounge is well-off the beaten path for Aurora’s first-timers. With wild cocktails like the Backroad Punch and Hide-N-Seek, this place is perfect for the adventurous type. They also have apps and dinner if you’re sticking around.
A staple in the Aurora community, Legends of Aurora Sports Bar is a local hangout. With reasonably priced drinks, tasty appetizers, and hand-tossed pizzas it has that classic hometown bar feel that keeps everyone coming back.
With happy hour specials six-days a week, you can’t really go wrong at the WildeFire Bistro. This locally owned and operated joint is a neighborhood favorite with casual drinks, sandwiches, and lots of live music. Happy hour is from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM!
This place is perfect for a crew! Casa Gutierrez serves up pitchers and house margaritas during happy hour from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. From imported beer to flavored drinks, this Mexican restaurant and bar is great for during happy hour into dinner.
Newly opened in Aurora, WINGCHESTERS is a classic American-style wing hut. Their happy hour deals are great for anyone looking for domestic drafts and easy-going cocktails. Bonus their starters menu has a good variety of bar-food classics.
With a more than a dozen beers on tap and a variety of wine and cocktails, Angry Chicken is a lot more than just another fried chicken restaurant. Specializing in Korean-style fried chicken, this international sensation only has two U.S. locations (one in Aurora, CO and Los Angeles, CA). Open at 3:00 PM, they have a long list of happy hour specials.