Long days of back-to-back meetings typically call for a break to let loose and relax. Thank goodness that once 5pm hits, Bellevue offers a decidedly unique array of fun, affordable, palatable eats and thirst-quenching drinks from happy hour menus all over the city. Whether it’s a cold beer with friends or an intimate glass of fine wine that suites your fancy, we think you’ll agree that Bellevue’s happy hours are the happiest place to be. Read on to discover the best spots to fill your glass and appetite in Bellevue.
Make it a Happy Hour to remember at El Gaucho. From delicious bar bites, (their Crispy Prosciutto and Fig Flatbread is to die for) to signature cocktails, El Gaucho has every necessary ingredient to make your happy hour the happiest. This swanky, upscale atmosphere is comfortable and inviting. Happy Hour hours are as follows:. The selection of food and drinks is endless. Catch up with a friend over a drink, such as the locally-loved Gaucho Cosmo at El Gaucho.
Looking to experiment with something tasty? Check out Lunchbox Laboratory! Serving American classics with a twist, Lunchbox Laboratory has a variety of mouth-watering items that are sure to spice up your day. Their Happy Hour menu is available daily, from 3pm to 6pm and 9pm to close. Thirsty? Check out their affordable selection of cocktails, such as the Tang-O-Rita or the Basil Daiquiri. Feeling adventurous, yet craving something sweet? Order one of their famous “Boozie Shakes” with whacky flavors such as, Maple Bacon or Cinnamon Toast Crunk! Grab a bite today!
Itching for some Italian culinary cuisine? Check out Vivo 53 for a passionate culinary experience with delicious food and a modern ambiance. Their craft cocktails utilize an abundance of fresh herbs, dried spices, seasonal fruits and vegetables. Happy Hour is served from 3pm to 6pm & 9pm to close. Select wines by the glass are an affordable $5.00! Vivo 53 is well known for their hand-crafted pizza (with a dough recipe perfected 53 times, hence the name), but their pasta is equally satisfying.
Looking to taste some premium wines in peace? Stop in at the Purple Café & Wine Bar for a global wine selection with a menu that combines classic American styles with seasonal Northwest ingredients. During their 3pm to 6pm Happy Hour, all drinks are $2.00 off. Wash down your wine flight with one of their Pizettas. Feeling fruity? Try their Fruit Rickey which is composed of gin, fresh berries, simple syrup and soda. Simplicity with a twist! Come visit Purple Café & Wine Bar to sip and sit with some close friends soon.
These four spots are some of our favorites, but they’re also just the beginning. Check out our happy hour directory for a full list of local bars and eateries that collectively make Bellevue the place to be after the work day is done.
(Photo Credit, Top to Bottom: Happy Hour Courtesy of Pixabay.com, Glass of Wine Courtesy of Jon & Rach Photography, Oreo Milkshake Courtesy of Lunchbox Laboratory, Vivo Truffle Fettuccine Courtesy of Vivo 53’s Yelp, Lemon Drop Courtesy of El Gaucho)