10 of the Best Happy Hour Spots in Lakewood

As a companion piece to our 12 Best Happy Hour Spots in Tremont blog post from earlier this year, we thought it was time every west-sider’s favorite city for fun to get its chance to shine.


Whether you’re looking for a place to meet up with friends after work, someplace new to watch the Browns on Sundays, or you’re just hoping to get some killer deals on tasty food, here are the 10 best places in Lakewood to go for happy hour (in no particular order).


1. Barrio


15527 MADISON AVE | LAKEWOOD, OHIO 44107 | http://barrio-tacos.com/


As a highly popular taco joint in the Greater Cleveland area, Barrio has more to offer than just deliciously awesome tacos. Their happy hour includes specials for both food and drinks, so you’re sure to find something you’ll love. Round of tequila anyone?


Happy Hour Specials

  • Monday—Friday, 4-7 p.m. – $1 off drafts, half off margaritas, $1 off tacos
  • Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri – Half off tequila
  • Wednesday – Half off whiskey, bourbon, and scotch


2. Around the Corner Cafe

18616-20 DETROIT AVE | LAKEWOOD, OHIO 44107 | http://www.atccafe.com/


True to their name, Around the Corner, also known as ATC, is right around the corner of Detroit just before the bridge to Rocky River. With both an indoor seating area and a large outdoor patio, ATC is a great after-work hangout spot and the perfect place to watch Cleveland sports teams.


Happy Hour Specials

  • Monday—Friday, 3-7 p.m. – $5.00 pitchers, $1 off all drinks, 25¢ wings, half off combos
  • Exclusive – Specials during Indians, Browns, and Cavs games, which can be found on their Facebook


3. Merry Arts Pub & Grille

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(source: https://myspace.com/merryartspubandgrille)




Recently featured on TBS during the Indians’ postseason, Merry Arts is a great space located in downtown Lakewood, and has a lot more to offer than just a convenient location. With happy hour deals that can’t be beat, and personal TVs within the bar’s booths, it makes for a great place to catch an early game or drinks after work.


Happy Hour Specials

  • Monday—Sunday, 12–7 p.m.
  • Monday & Thursday – $1.75 tacos
  • Tuesday – $2 Jameson
  • Wednesday – $2 Fireball
  • Exclusive – $4 pitchers during Cavs and Indians games


4. West End Tavern


18514 DETROIT AVE | LAKEWOOD, OHIO 44107 | http://westendtav.com/


Close neighbor to Around the Corner, West End is a known hub for many Lakewood locals. With happy hour specials that can’t be beat, it’s the perfect spot to go after work with coworkers or friends.


Happy Hour Specials

  • Monday—Friday, 4–7 p.m. – $2 large drafts, $2 well drinks, $2 select domestics, $1 off wine, $2 fireball, cherry bomb and grape bomb shots


5. Deagan’s Kitchen & Bar

14810 DETROIT AVE | LAKEWOOD, OHIO 44107 | http://deagans.com/


With a prime location in downtown Lakewood, Deagan’s is a highly popular restaurant on the west side. On top of having an awesome food menu, Deagan’s also offers a huge beer menu full of unique drafts from breweries located in and outside of Cleveland.


Happy Hour Specials

  • Tuesday—Friday, 4–7 p.m. – $5 martinis, $3 bottles and cans, $5 wine, $3 drafts


6. Riverwood Café


18500 DETROIT AVE | LAKEWOOD, OHIO 44107 | http://www.barslakewood.com/


As a neighboring bar to both West End and ATC, Riverwood is a great place to stop by for happy hour and catch a weekday game. Make sure to go during CLE sports games to take advantage of their great deals!


Happy Hour Specials

  • Monday—Friday, 4–9 p.m. – $2 Pints
  • Exclusive – 48¢ wings and Coors Light bottle specials (recently $1.25) during all Cavs, Browns, OSU, and Indians games!


7. Buckeye Beer Engine


15315 MADISON AVE | LAKEWOOD, OHIO 44107 | http://buckeyebeerengine.com/


Known for some of the best burgers in town, Buckeye Beer Engine is a locally owned and operated restaurant that prides itself on craft beer and gourmet burgers. Plus, they are open every day of the year!


Happy Hour Specials

  • Monday—Friday, 3–7 p.m. – 50¢ off drafts, $1 Buckeye beers


8. Humble Wine Bar

15400 DETROIT AVE | LAKEWOOD, OHIO 44107 | http://humblewinebar.com/


Opened by the same owner as Deagan’s, Humble Wine Bar is a cute local spot for your inner wine and cheese connoisseur. With an awesome location along the strip of downtown Lakewood, Humble Wine Bar is a short walking distance to all the best spots in Lakewood.


Happy Hour Specials

  • Monday—Friday, 4–6 p.m. – $5 cocktails, $5 wine, $3 featured drafts, $2 off pizza


9. Winking Lizard Tavern


14018 DETROIT AVE | LAKEWOOD, OHIO 44107 | http://www.winkinglizard.com/


A famous wing joint to any native west-sider, Winking Lizard’s Lakewood location is well-known for its large venue, and many of us grew up knowing it had a secret bowling alley in the basement. That space has now been transformed into a part of their bar chain, Lizardville.


Happy Hour Specials

  • Monday—Friday, 3–7 p.m. – Various specials on beers, margaritas and cocktails
  • Exclusive – Monthly and weekly specials can be found on their famous placemat menu.

10. Pier W

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12700 LAKE AVE | WINTON PLACE, LAKEWOOD, OHIO 44107 | http://pierw.com/


With some of the best views in town, Pier W is a 5-star Cleveland landmark just on the edge of the Lakewood-Cleveland border. Known for its outstanding seafood menu and luxurious venue, Pier W is an understated happy hour spot great for special occasions or for just trying something new!


Happy Hour Specials

  • Monday—Friday 4:30-7 p.m., Saturday 4–6 p.m., Sunday 4-7 p.m. – $6 wine and specialty drinks. For a full look at their offerings, check out their happy hour menu.


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