This post was last updated on August 10, 2023
Because we strongly believe in getting out and enjoying some adult time, we’ve put together a helpful guide to downtown Rochester, MN happy hours. From gourmet bites to comfort foods and delicious cocktails, Rochester is home to many budget-friendly happy hours. So grab your favorite people and head downtown to one of these spots!
Here’s our comprehensive list, A-Z!
Bitter and Pour
Open Monday-Saturday 4 p.m. – 12 a.m. | Extensive drink menu
Bleu Duck Kitchen
Monday-Saturday 4-10 pm, Brunch on Saturday 10 am – 1 pm | 1/2 Off All Gourmet Dogs 4 pm-6 pm / $2 Busch Lattes / $4 House Wines-Red, White, Rose / $7 Old Fashioned
Open daily 7-9 pm, Weekday breakfast served until 11 am, Weekend breakfast served until 12 pm | variety of signature Bloody Marys and an extensive beer and wine menu
Chester’s Kitchen and Bar
Monday – Thursday 10:30 am – 10 pm, Friday 10:30 am – 11 pm, Saturday 11 am – 11 pm, Sunday 10 am – 10 pm | $2 off all liquor 3-6 pm and 9 pm-close, $5 domestic taps, $8 Murphy-Goode Wines, and select appetizers available
Open daily, Monday-Thursday 11 am-10 pm, Friday 11 am-11 pm, Saturday-Sunday 9 am-10pm | Happy hour Monday-Friday 2-5 pm, select appetizers, beer, wine, and cocktails available
Daily, 2-7 p.m. | Drink specials
Lord Essex Tavern & Grill
Daily, 11 am-10 pm, Breakfast Monday-Friday 6:30-11 am and Saturday-Sunday 7-11 am | Extensive drink menu
Tuesday-Saturday 5-10 pm | Extensive drink menu
Olde Brick House
All day Sunday, Monday-Friday 3-6 pm and 9 pm-close, Saturday 9 pm-close | Happy hour food and drink specials
Tuesday-Friday 2-5:30 pm | Happy hour food and drink specials
Monday-Saturday 4-6 pm and Sunday 4 pm- close | Happy Hour food and drink specials
Open daily, 7 am-11 pm | Extensive beer and wine menu
Salute! Wine Bar
Monday-Thursday 6:30-10 am, 11 am-10 pm, Friday 6:30-10 am, 5-11 pm, Saturday-Sunday 7-10 am, 5-10 pm | Extensive wine menu
Monday 4-9 pm, Tuesday-Thursday 11 am-9 pm, Friday-Saturday 11 am-10 pm, Closed Sunday | Extensive cocktail, beer, wine, and mocktail lists
Monday-Friday 3-6 pm, select drinks | $5 margaritas and half-priced tacos on Tuesdays only (all day)
Happy hour specials are available at the Terza bar area only, 3-6 pm
Victoria’s Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar
Daily, 3-6 pm and Sunday, all day, bar area and patio only | House wine for $6 per glass, half off tap beer, $6 Signature Red Sangria, and $8 appetizers
Monday – Saturday, 4:00 – 6:00 PM! Enjoy happy hour with $2 off select appetizers and drinks specials on tap beers, rail drinks, and house wine. During the warm months, sit on the patio and overlook the comings and goings of downtown on 1st Ave. Enjoy live music on Wednesdays from 5 – 8 PM and Saturdays 4 – 7 pm!
This guide was last updated in August 2023.
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