When the clock strikes happy hour o’clock it’s time to head to these top spots where the drinks are poured, the snacks are savory, and the vibes are all things good. The perfect after-work spot awaits to meet up with friends, connect with co-workers, and catch up on those moments missed during what should be the most relaxing part of your day.

The Quion Rooftop

Makers Alley

Grain h20

Jackson House

Fish On

Big Chill

Zoggs Raw Bar

  • Iron Hill Brewery, Newark :

    This quaint spot located in Newark, Delaware is a perfect spot to enjoy the flavor that Iron Hill Brewery possesses. Local tip: Try the cheesesteak eggrolls - they won't disappoint! Happy hour specials available on weekdays from 4–6 p.m.

  • The Quoin Hotel, Wilmington :

    Indulge in thoughtfully prepared seasonal specialties built to pair perfectly with an extensive list of old-world wines and craft cocktails. Join in for happy hour 4-6p.m. Tuesday thru Friday on the rooftop lounge.

  • Chelsea Tavern, Wilmington :

    Make plans to visit Chelsea Tavern in Wilmington, Delaware for a simple appetizer and a beer, or bring your friends together for a chance to share small plates and experience a traditional dining atmosphere. The bar features 22 tapped handcrafted beers and savory wines by the glass. Enjoy specials like ½ priced happy-tizers on Mondays or $5 mixed drinks at their outdoor seating spaces with happy hour everyday 4-7 p.m.

  • Makers Alley, Wilmington :

    If you want a backyard atmosphere, Makers Alley is for you! Twenty-four beers on tap, a 1964 Airstream-turned-kitchen, and crafty cocktails make this a perfect spot to hang out and unwind. Socialize on the patio during happy hour Tuesday thru Saturday 3-6 p.m.

  • Grain H2O, Bear :

    Your neighborhood spot on the water! Live music, bingo, trivia, and more. Check out “Happier Hour” Monday thru Friday 4-7 p.m.

  • Volunteer Brewing Company, Middletown :

    Volunteer is the place to run into old friends and meet new neighbors! Relax in their backyard for happy hour every Thursday from 3-5 p.m.

  • Sheridan’s Irish Pub, Smyrna :

    Sheridan's Irish Pub dubs itself the state's only authentic traditional Irish restaurant and bar, with a variety of tasty traditional Irish and American cuisine. Ask to be seated upstairs on the deck and enjoy happy hour Tuesday thru Friday from 4-6 p.m.

  • Brickworks Brewing and Eats, Smyrna :

    Excite your tastebuds with one of Brickworks’ fruit forward brews or sit back and relax with one of their smooth stouts. Check out the Beer Garden for happy hour every day from 2-5:30 p.m.

  • 1857 Jackson House, Dover :

    Built in 1857 and on the National Historic Registry, this restaurant boasts an inviting atmosphere with a cozy fireplace, quaint bar, and wrap-around porch. De-stress on the porch for “Social Hour” Tuesday thru Friday from 3-6 p.m.

  • Arena’s, Milford :

    Famous for their piled-high deli sandwiches, Arena's even allows customers to build their own sandwich creations and features a solid selection of salads, wraps, burgers, and vegetarian sandwiches. Stop by for happy hour every day from 3-6 p.m.

  • Fish On, Lewes :

    Kick back on the patio as you sample homemade fare that combines seasonal flavors with creative recipes. Swing by for a happy hour to be remembered any day from 5-7 p.m.!

  • Zogg’s Raw Bar & Grill & Rum Shack, Rehoboth Beach :

    Enjoy the tiki torch-lined Caribbean décor of Zogg’s Raw Bar & Grill while enjoying their menu of cocktails with over 150 different rums. Monday thru Friday 4-6 p.m. at the bar (including high tops in the bar area and spots at the tiki bar).

  • Big Chill Beach Club, Bethany :

    Located in the Delaware Seashore State Park at the Indian River Inlet with breath taking views of the Atlantic Ocean & Rehoboth Bay, Big Chill Beach Club is the perfect place to visit for delicious appetizers, refreshing drinks, and beautiful sunsets. Join in for happy hour Wednesday thru Friday from 3-6 p.m.

  • Bluecoast, Bethany Beach :

    Take in gorgeous views while you dine on the freshest seafood prepared in a simple yet sophisticated way that showcases what dining in Southern Delaware is all about. Start with happy hour at the bar, daily from 4-6 p.m.

  • Papa Grande's, Fenwick Island :

    Dine on authentic Mexican cuisine with an array of delicious drinks in an open air, relaxing atmosphere. Take advantage of happy hour daily from 4-6 p.m.