Charleston Happy Hours 2022 {Updated}


Charleston Happy Hours is and has always been a “happy hour city,” with establishments providing discounted libations and appetizers to get the party started in the late afternoon.

But what makes a happy hour essential? Aside from being more than a year old, these Charleston destinations provide the best deals on booze and bites, along with an environment fit for socializing with the group. Next time 4 p.m. hits, head to one of these 18 Charleston establishments.

12 Essential Charleston Happy Hours

 Edmund’s Oast

Edmund's Oast Happy hour

The entire menu of happy hour is available for $4 from 4:45 p.m. on the menu at Edmund’sOast, which is a restaurant and brewpub all combined into one.

Peanut wings with a sticky coating pimento cheese balls with a spicy flavor and deviled egg are just a few snacks that can be enjoyed with a draft beer as well as the Edmund’s Old Fashioned.

The Royal American

The Royal American Happy hour

Royal American is a must-visit bar. Royal American is the dive bar where dreams are made out. In a happy hour, the bar will offer four George Washingtons’ to receive patrons Gennesse and shots of whiskey or the glass of Miller High Life.

Take a seat on the outdoor patio, and then stay late into the evening for live music and live music, since the bar is also a concert venue.

 Moe’s Crosstown Tavern Happy hour

Moe's Crosstown Tavern Happy hour

The informal Rutledge Avenue restaurant offers an extensive happy hour on weekdays along with the well-known Tuesday Burger Night. The casual service includes PBR at just $1.75 and also appetizers such as macaroni and cheese snacks as well as jalapeno poppers at $5.


Renzo Happy hour

Happy hour-goers who want something different in their drinks should visit Huger Street in North Central and find that Renzo serves up house beers and shots for $6 and an unidentified wine that is selected by staff.

For food, try chef Evan Gaudreau’s square slices of Detroit and small bites such as hot olives, warm and seasoned Spade & Clover peppers, which are served with Kefir ranch.

Faculty Lounge

Faculty Lounge Happy hour

The doorbell will ring at this hip Huger Street bar at happy hour to see a largely local crowd enjoying $1 Narragansett or reasonably priced drinks. For only $5, bartenders can prepare guests to drink the “dealer’s choice” cocktail of the day. It could absolutely be anything.

Barsa Tapas Lounge & Bar

Barsa Tapas Lounge & Bar Happy Hour

Visit this Spanish tapas restaurant for cheap paella at half price, and $5 house drinks every day from 4-7 p.m. The casual, yet lively vibe is a great place to enjoy a lively happy hour stuffed with Mediterranean food.

The Alley

The Alley Charleston Happy Hour

The Alley’s 8-4-3 happy hours offers wine bottles for $8 and local beers, with $4 drafts and $3 food items and snacks, all of which can be enjoyed when you’re hitting the lanes, as well as playing old-fashioned games such as Hoop fever or skeeball.

Uptown Social

Uptown Social Charleston Happy Hour

Bars are 50% cost starting at 4 p.m. from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Upper King street hot spot. Also, be sure to look for $2 sliders as well as other specials on the daily at this happy hour during the week.

Tavern & Table

Tavern & Table Charleston Happy Hour

Its Tavern & Table offers happy hour from Monday to Friday with the craft beer of your choice for $4 as well as a glass of wine.

Enjoy the drinks but don’t forget the discount snacks such as cornbread that you can cook in the skillet, “kitchen sink” French fries, or heirloom popcorn — all for under $6.


Indaco Charleston Happy Hour

Indaco’s happy hours are almost too amazing to be true The restaurant offers discounted pizzas from Monday to Friday between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Take a drink for $4 Peroni or a daily mystery beer to drink with the pies and bites such as people the, made of San Marzano tomatoes and pecorino cheese.


Nico Charleston Happy Hour

It’s not like a Charleston happy hour menu cannot be completed without oysters and often, happy hour offers to provide patrons with an opportunity to visit a more upscale establishment.

Nico is located at Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant has the “Rose Your Way” special throughout the summer, featuring five-dollar glasses of Vina Galana from Castilla, Spain.

Happy hour patrons can drink discount drinks like Veuve Clicquot and craft beer while eating oysters. They are served in half-shells or baked and served with bubbling cheese.

CO Restaurant

CO Restaurant Charleston Happy Hour

The happy hour deals at CO are plentiful and great for those wanting to munch while sipping an alcoholic beverage or sake. A $3 or $4, and $5 menu of food items include Southeast Asian bites like pork belly buns.

edamame-gyoza, and beef and Kimchi dumplings. The happy hour menu at CO can quickly turn into a full-on meal and there’s no problem with this.

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