11 Atlanta happy hours to end your work day right

Finding a solid neighborhood happy hour doesn't have to take a day's work.

There are an array of Atlanta restaurants offering food and libations —on the cheap — that will hit the spot  after a long day at the office.

Here is a sample of some of the best happy hours and food and drink deals around Atlanta: 

NORTH FULTON

Cibo E Beve

4969 Roswell Road, Atlanta

404-250-8949

Head over to Cibo E Beve and take advantage of its drink specials from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. $20 bottles and $5 glasses of wine along with three $5 cocktails, Apple Martini, Cibo Gimlet, and Pomegranate Martini.

The Big Ketch

Both of the restaurant's locations, Buckhead and Roswell, offer half-off a dozen oysters from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Not a happy hour, but The Big Ketch guests can take advantage of a great deal on peel and eat shrimp on Mondays when you get a pound at the half pound price.

Dantanna's Tavern

6649 Roswell Rd, Unit 30,  Sandy Springs

404-705-8873

Visit the Abernathy Square location of Dantanna's in Sandy Springs for happy hour deals from 4-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Get half-off appetizers such as pan charred okra, baked goat cheese, peppered calamari and many other tasty choices. Dantanna’s Sandy Springs also has all day deals on Tuesday with half-off high gravity brews and half off the entire wine list on Wednesdays.

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COBB 

Red and Terry's Timbers

730 Concord Road SE, Smyrna

678-888-3649

Swing by what's known as "Smyrna's oldest neighborhood tavern" for their "seafood happy hour" from 4-7 p.m. Monday through Thursday for $4 crab legs (per cluster), 40-cent shrimp and 75-cent oysters (prices offered all day on Fridays). On Mondays, enjoy $2.50 domestic pints, 50-cent wings and $5.99 spaghetti plates. Tuesdays feature $5.99 burgers and Bud/Bud Light bottles for $2.50. Hawaiian BBQ sliders are $1.50 and all well drinks are $3.99 on Wednesday. Try $1 tacos and $3 margaritas on Thursday.

Hudson Grille

2500 Cobb Place Lane NW, Kennesaw

770-429-2500

Get $7 Deep Eddy martinis, $3 shorties, $4.50 pints and $15.75 pitchers of all Monday Night Brewing beers and $2.50 High Life 16-ounce cans throughout the week. More deals for VIP members (it’s free): On Mondays, $4 off all burgers. Get 2-for-1 appetizers on Tuesday, and free desserts with Big Plate or dinner specials over $11.95 on Friday. 

Padriac's Bar & Grill

2460 Cumberland Pkwy, Atlanta

770-433-2398

Thursday Night Pints: Buy a pint of the "beer of the month" & keep the glass. After taking in a Braves game, don't forget to bring your game-day ticket for 25 percent off the entire bar menu. Outspoken Mondays features $2 Miller High Life, $7 Coors Light/Miller Lite pitchers and $4 red or white sangria. Join them for Ladies Night every Wednesday and enjoy $5 martinis and half-priced bottles of wine. Look for great specials on their calendar throughout the month.

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GWINNETT

Zapata Tacos and Tequila Bar

15 Jones St. NW, Norcross

770-248-0052

On Tuesdays, enjoy Tecate beer for $2 and tacos for $2.

Ippolito's

350 Town Center Ave, Suwanee

678-985-4377

Enjoy $2.50 Coors Light all day, Monday-Friday.

On Tuesdays Ippolito's offers half-price appetizers, $3 drafts and $10 pitchers. 

Cheesecake Factory

Mall of Georgia

3333 Buford Drive NE, Buford

770-831-4710

4-6 p.m. Monday to Friday in the bar: A wide variety of appetizers for $5.95, including Tex Mex or avocado eggrolls, sweet corn tamale cakes, chicken pot stickers, made-to-order guacamole and much more. Drink deals on cocktails, wine and beer too.

» RELATED: 12 best brunch spots in Gwinnett County

DeKalb 

Kimball House

303 East Howard Ave, Decatur

404-378-3502

Raw Bar Happy Hour, 5-7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Pay half the regular price for a wide array of oysters from around the country at Kimball House.

The Pinewood

254 West Ponce De Leon Ave, Decatur

404-373-5507

To wet your whistle, Whiskey Wednesdays at the Pinewood features half-priced whiskey cocktails. Stop in to find your favorite brand and enjoy.

The Star Community Bar

437 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta

404-500-4942

Meet up at "Atlanta's Favorite Dive Bar" for $5 margaritas, $4 well drinks and shots, $3 16-oz. PBRs and $2 PBR drafts all day Monday through Saturday.

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