Happy Hour Hangouts

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.

Makers AlleyIron Hill Brewery, Newark : This quaint spot is a perfect place to enjoy the flavor that Iron Hill Brewery possesses. Local tip: Try the cheesesteak eggrolls - they won't disappoint! Happy hour specials are available Monday - Friday 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 from 4 - 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday on the rooftop lounge.

Chelsea Tavern, Wilmington : Make plans to visit Chelsea Tavern for a simple appetizer and a beer, or bring your friends together for a chance to share small plates while experiencing a traditional dining atmosphere. The bar features 22 tapped handcrafted beers and savory wines by the glass. Enjoy specials during happy hour from 3 - 6 p.m. or 11 p.m. - 1 a.m. Monday through Friday.

grain h20Makers Alley, Wilmington : If you want a backyard atmosphere, Makers Alley is for you! 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 to Saturday from 3 - 11 or 12 p.m.

Grain H2O, Bear : Your neighborhood spot on the water! Live music, bingo, trivia and more. Check out “Happier Hour” Wednesday through Friday from 3 - 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 Monday - Friday from 3 - 5:30 p.m.

Fish OnArena’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 - 5 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. Visit Monday - Friday from 4 - 6 p.m. at the bar (including high tops in the bar area and spots at the tiki bar).

Big ChillBig Chill Beach Club, Bethany : Located in the Delaware Seashore State Park at the Indian River Inlet with breath taking views of the Atlantic Ocean and 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 through Friday from 3 - 7 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., or visit Sunday for all day happy hour!