Jello Shots & $1 Beer – Time to Get Happy! The Definitive Guide to the Greenpoint Happy Hour

Greenpoint Happy Hour: Part I

It’s March, the clocks have gone forward, and the sky’s almost all out-of snow. It’s time to put all this exciting extra daylight to good use by taking advantage of some of Greenpoint’s finest Happy Hours.

After some exhaustive research we’ve compiled a bumper list of some of the happiest hours around, featuring $1 fish tacos, 2-for-1 margaritas, and $6 champagne cocktails. But if we’ve missed your favorite drinking haunt, be sure to let us know!

Key to happiness:
☺ – Extra Happy Value
★ – Food Deals
♥ – Editor’s Picks

Achilles Heel
180 West Street (between Green St. and Huron St.)
Weekdays 2pm -6pm
Weekends 12pm-6pm
– $6 Champagne cocktails/Irish coffee

159 Greenpoint Avenue (between Leonard St. and Manhattan Ave.)
Weekdays 5pm-7pm
– $4 Draught craft beer
– $5 Organic wine

★☺ Antek Restaurant
105 Norman Avenue (Between Leonard St. and Manhattan Ave.)
Daily 2pm-7pm
– $1 Beer and wine with food purchase

Greenpoint Happy Hour:Part II

674 Manhattan Avenue (between Norman Ave. and Nassau Ave.)
Daily 5pm-8pm
– $8 House cocktails

Black Rabbit
91 Greenpoint Avenue (between Manhattan Ave. and Franklin St.)
Daily 4pm-8pm
– $3 Black Rabbit brew

★☺The Brew Inn
914 Manhattan Avenue (between Kent St. and Java St.)
Daily 4pm-7pm
– $2 off each of their 33 craft taps.
(Note that Narragansett beer is only $3 making it $1 during Happy Hour!)
– $10 Pie and Pint  /$12 Burger and Pint

Broken Land
105 Franklin Street (between Greenpoint Ave. and Milton St.)
Weekdays 4pm-7pm
– $1 off bottles, cans, wine and well drinks

♥ ☺★Brooklyn Label
180 Franklin Street (between India St. and Java St.)
Daily 5pm-6pm
– 2-for-1 on all drinks including draught beer, wine and cocktails
e.g. Kalamansi Sour – Evan Williams bourbon, kalmansi, ginger brew, ginger syrup
Prickly – overholt rye, prickly pear, jalapeno, mint
Aperol Spritz – aperol, prosecco, lemon
– Chef’s selection of cheap eats
e.g.  $5 for 2 pulled pork crunchy tacos / crispy maple lime calamari / vegan empanadas
$8 Bacon burger/Veggie burger with fries

645 Manhattan Avenue (between Nassau Ave. and Norman Ave.)
Weekdays 4pm-7pm
Weekends 12am-1am
– 2-for-1 Margaritas, well drinks and draughts

El Born
651 Manhattan Avenue (between Nassau Ave. and Norman Ave.)
Daily 5-7pm
– Free tapa when you buy a drink

560 Manhattan Avenue (at Driggs Ave.)
Daily 4pm-7pm
-$4 Draught beer and well drinks
-$5 Frozen Harrisons (a delicious tequila-based concoction)

Greenpoint Heights
278 Nassau Avenue (between Morgan Ave. and Hausman St.)
Daily 4pm-8pm
-$4 Well drinks
-$2 off draught beer
-$2 off selected speciality drinks (e.g. Bloody Mary)
-50¢ Wings

The Habitat
988 Manhattan Avenue (between India St. and Huron St.)
Mon-Fri 4-7
-$4 Selected drafts
-$3 Well drinks
-$2 off sangria
-$5 Mac and cheese on MONDAYS ONLY

♥  Irene’s Place
623 Manhattan Avenue (Corner of Nassau Ave.)
Not strictly a daily happy hour but  cheap drinks at any hour is even better, right?
-$1 Jello Shots
-$3 PBR
-$4 Miller High Life

Keg and Lantern
97 Nassau Avenue (between  Manhattan Ave. and McGuinness Ave.)
Daily 11am-7pm
-$2 off draught beer
-$4 Well drinks
-$4 Wine
-50¢ Wings

Lake Street
706 Manhattan Avenue (between Norman Ave.  and Meserole Ave.)
Weekdays 4pm-8pm
-$2 off well drinks and draught beers

♥ ☺★Lobster Joint
1073 Manhattan Ave (between Dupont St. and Eagle St.)
Weekdays 4pm-7pm
-$4 Oyster Shooters/ Draught Beer/ House Cocktails
-$16 Beer Pitchers
-$1 Oysters
-$4 Sliders (Lobster/Crab Cake/Fried Oyster)

Lokal Bistro
905 Lorimer Street (at Nassau Ave.)
Weekdays 4pm-7pm
-$4 Drafts
-$5 Well drinks
-$7 House cocktails

♥ ☺★Lulu’s
113 Franklin Street (Between Greenpoint Ave. and Kent St.)
Weekdays 6pm-3.30am
Weekends ‘Early afternoon-ish’ – 3.30am
-Free pizza with any drink over $4

★☺Manhattan Inn
632 Manhattan Avenue  (between Nassau Ave. and Norman Ave.)
Weekdays 5pm-8pm
-$3 Well drinks
-1/2 off beers

☺★Bar Matchless
557 Manhattan Avenue (at Driggs Ave.)
Weekdays 3pm-6pm
Tuesdays 3pm-2am
Sundays 3pm-8pm and 12am-2am
-2-for-1 Select draughts and well drinks
-50¢ Wings (weekdays 3pm-6pm ONLY)

♥ ☺★Mark Bar
1025 Manhattan Avenue (between Green St. and Freeman St.)
Daily until 8pm
-$4 Draught beer and well drinks
-$5 Wine
-$7 Cocktails
– Free grilled cheese with purchase of a drink: Mon-Thurs 8pm-4am
– Free DIY toasted bagels and cream cheese: Weekends 12pm-8pm

Milk and Roses
1110 Manhattan Avenue (between Clay St. and Dupont St.)
Weekdays 5pm-7pm
– $2 off beer and wine

No Name
597 Manhattan Avenue (between Driggs Ave. and Nassau Ave.)
Daily 4pm-8pm
-$4 Drafts
-$2 off select bottles

Oak and Iron
147 Franklin Street (between India St. and Java St.)
Weekdays 4pm-8pm
– $1 off all drinks

Pit Stop Bar
152 Meserole Avenue (at McGuinness Ave.)
Mon-Thurs all day
– $1 off most beers

139 Nassau Avenue (at McGuinness Ave.)
Tues-Fri 4pm-7pm
-$3 Bottles Bud/Bud Light
-$1 off all draughts and wine
-$6 for 3 sliders (pulled pork, fried oyster and skirt steak)

Red star
37 Greenpoint Avenue (at West St.)
Weekdays 4pm-7pm
-$3 Selected bottled beer
-$2.50 Well drinks
Tuesday Nights 7pm-12am
-$1 Tacos
-$3 Margaritas
-$3 El Jimador shots

☺Sapporo Ichiban
622 Manhattan Avenue  (between Driggs Ave. and Nassau Ave.)
Free unlimited sake with $10 dinner-spend.

Shayz Lounge
130 Franklin Street (between Milton St. and Greenpoint Ave.)
Daily until 9pm
-$3 Bud/Bud Light/Miller Light
-$4 Well drinks
-$5 House wine

☺★Syndicato de Cocineros
57A Nassau Avenue (between Lorimer St. and Guernsey St.)
Mon-Thurs 5pm-7pm
-$1 fish taco
-$5 Michelada
-$6 Margarita/ Tequila, Tecate & Sangrita

The Bounty
131 Greenpoint Avenue (between Manhattan Ave. and Franklin St.)
Tues-Friday 6pm-7pm (Bar and backyard only)
-Half-price wine and beer
-$8 Classic cocktails
-Food deals in the pipeline for summer

The Diamond
43 Franklin Street (at Calyer St.)
– $3 Otter Creek Bottled Beer
– $4 Sly Fox Draught Beer
– $4 House White Wine/$5 House Red & Rosé

1011 Manhattan Avenue (between Huron St. and Green St.)
Weekdays 4-8
Weekends All Day!
– $4 Beers (except Duval which is $5)
– $5 Glass of house wine / $8 for a quartino

About Rosie

Rosie de Belgeonne is a video editor and specializes in movie trailers. Her days in a dark edit suite are balanced with sunny runs around McCarren Park track and weekends spent discovering Greenpoint's finest eateries. If you have any local foody news or tip-offs you can email her at [email protected], or tweet @Rosie_de_B