Some places to get happy hour drinks and snacks in Colorado Springs

Another wrap-up post- where to get some drinks with your food.

Judge Baldwin’s:¬†another brewpub

Judge Baldwin's in The Antlers Hotel
Judge Baldwin's in The Antlers Hotel

MacKenzie’s Chophouse: great vintage decor, excellent food, and pretty good happy hour specials.

MacKenzie's Chophouse
MacKenzie's Chophouse
MacKenzie's has some nice drinks.
MacKenzie's has some nice drinks.

Johnny’s Navajo Hogan: Johnny, of Southside Johnny’s, did an excellent restoration of this historically landmarked building. Service is fabulous, and the drinks are good too.

The Navajo Hogan is an historic building.
The Navajo Hogan is an historic building.
Johnny's Navajo Hogan
Johnny's Navajo Hogan
Johnny restored the original neon sign
Johnny restored the original neon sign

Red Martini:

The cozy bar at Red Martini
The cozy bar at Red Martini
A blurry picture of their happy hour menu, which is pretty extensive.
A blurry picture of their happy hour menu, which is pretty extensive.
Not sure if anyone ever plays the piano at Red Martini
Not sure if anyone ever plays the piano at Red Martini
Red Martini snack menu, lots of good happy hour specials.
Red Martini snack menu, lots of good happy hour specials.
Happy hour cocktail
Happy hour cocktail
Happy hour cheese plate
Happy hour cheese plate
Happy hour coconut chicken fingers- these are really really good!
Happy hour coconut chicken fingers- these are really really good!

Sonterra Grill:

The very pretty Sonterra Grill
The very pretty Sonterra Grill
Happy hour!
Happy hour!
They have a few really good happy hour food items, including free chips and salsa.
They have a few really good happy hour food items, including free chips and salsa.

Springs Orleans:¬†Good happy hour specials. Don’t forget to go next door to the new hotel, they have a beautiful lobby bar.

Springs Orleans
Springs Orleans
Springs Orleans
Springs Orleans
I love happy hour!
I love happy hour!
They kept tons of the original features when they renovated the hotel (Wyndham at the Mining Exchange) and restaurant
They kept tons of the original features when they renovated the hotel (Wyndham at the Mining Exchange) and restaurant
The original tin ceiling
The original tin ceiling
Springs Orleans has a very long wine list- almost all of them are available for happy hour.
Springs Orleans has a very long wine list- almost all of them are available for happy hour.

Swirl Wine Bar:

Nice atmosphere to go with your wine and cocktails at Swirl Wine Bar
Nice atmosphere to go with your wine and cocktails at Swirl Wine Bar

The Famous: if you want to spy on Colorado Springs movers and shakers, you have to go to Friday night happy hour at The Famous.

Hob-nobbing with Oinkety nemesis, John Hazlehurst at The Famous
Hob-nobbing with Oinkety nemesis, John Hazlehurst at The Famous
Snacks at The Famous
Snacks at The Famous
A gigantic plate of french fries at The Famous
A gigantic plate of french fries at The Famous

The Loop: great Mexican food and fab margaritas.

A huge margarita at The Loop
A huge margarita at The Loop

Rico’s Cafe and Wine Bar:

Rico's Cafe and Wine Bar
Rico's Cafe and Wine Bar
Delicious hummus and happy hour wine on the sidewalk at Rico's
Delicious hummus and happy hour wine on the sidewalk at Rico's
Rico's offers 3 and 6 ounce wines by the glass, so you can try a few at a time. And their food is interesting and tasty, too.
Rico's offers 3 and 6 ounce wines by the glass, so you can try a few at a time. And their food is interesting and tasty, too.

 

Shuga’s: Of course, Shuga’s. My Fave. Great food, great atmosphere, great happy hour.

Happy hour!
Happy hour!
Special cocktail for happy hour at Shugas
Special cocktail for happy hour at Shugas

Now go to happy hour somewhere and come back and tell us all about it!