Located just to the west of Kearny Mesa, another Happy Hour hot spot, Clairemont is close to the University district and most of the major attractions of San Diego. Built around a series of mesas and canyons, which provide its other name, Clairemont Mesa, this area has a natural beauty that makes it ideal for residential properties.
There are also plenty of excellent bars and restaurants in the area. If you’re looking for great Happy Hour specials, there are plenty to enjoy around Clairemont. We’ve rounded up a week’s worth of specials at nearby watering holes for your enjoyment!
Monday: Spice & Soul Kitchen
Location: 4033 Avati Drive (map)
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday: 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Happy Hour: All day Monday and Tuesday-Saturday: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Looking for some comfort food and an affordable drink after a dull kick-off to your work week? Spice & Soul Kitchen has you covered! They serve brunch on the weekends, and lunch and dinner every day. You can enjoy dishes like taco salad, chicken enchiladas, macaroni and cheese, or even chicken alfredo nachos.
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The Happy Hour specials at Spice & Soul Kitchen are pretty great, with $5 beers, glasses of wine and appetizer specials. On Monday, those great prices last all day, so you could even enjoy them during your lunch hour or after a longer than usual day at work.
Tuesday: Los Palmitos Taco Shop
Location: 5145 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. (map)
Hours: Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. to midnight, Saturday and Sunday: 8 a.m. to midnight
Happy Hour: All day Tuesday
If you love great tacos and cheap Mexican beer, there’s no better Tuesday destination than Los Palmitos Taco Shop. This little shop opens early and closes late, serving up incredible and authentic Mexican dishes and seafood. Tuesdays are definitely the day to stop in if you’re looking for a deal!
Technically, this special is a Taco Tuesday offering and not a Happy Hour special, but with prices this amazing, you don’t want to miss out! Every Tuesday, they offer mini tacos in a variety of flavors for only $1.39 each. Taco options include fish, pollo asado, buche, tripas, carnitas, adovada and cabasa. And Dox Equis bottles are only $2.25 each.
Wednesday: Sushi Fish Attack
Location: 4575 Clairemont Drive (map)
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday: 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday: 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Happy Hour: Seven days week from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., food specials only from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
What better way to stave off the mid-week blues than with a huge dose of fresh protein at Sushi Fish Attack?
Their Happy Hour drink specials are great, with $5.95 buying you a large Sapporo, Asahi or Sapporo Light beer, or a large hot sake. Their food specials are also pretty excellent, with salmon, spicy tuna or tekka maki rolls costing $4 and California or spicy scallop rolls for just $4.50. They also discount specialty rolls, including their Vegas, Crunch Salmon and Rainbow rolls. House salad or miso soup will only set you back $1.25, while mixed tempura is just $4.
Thursday: Peter D’s
Location: 5149 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. (map)
Hours: Monday-Friday: 10 a.m. to 2 a.m., Saturday and Sunday: 8 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Happy Hour: Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
With a friendly dive bar atmosphere, televisions, pool and a juke box, Peter D’s Bar is a great place to blow off steam at night! There is karaoke some nights and great prices on drinks all the time, especially during their Happy Hour on weekdays.
They also offer early Happy Hour if you want to grab a drink while you’re on lunch or if you work the late shift. You can enjoy domestic beers and well drinks for just $2. They also sell Fireball for $4 and Rumple Minz Peppermint Scnapps or Jack Daniels for $5.
Friday: Boomerangs Gourmet Burgers
Location: 4577 Clairemont Drive (map)
Hours: Monday-Saturday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday: 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Happy Hour: Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Kick off your weekend right at Boomerang’s Gourmet Burgers! Their extended week day Happy Hour lets you enjoy a beer with lunch or get a great price for a burger and a drink after work.
The Happy Hour specials at Boomerangs include $3 or $4 domestic and import bottled beers, $4 glasses of house wine, $4.50 16-ounce draft beers, $5 22-ounce draft beers, Skyy vodka martinis or house margaritas on the rocks. There are also select shots for $5 or $6 each. Food discounts include $6 spicy mac and cheese, mini corn dogs, angus burgers, fried mushrooms or portobello and cheese quesadillas.
Saturday: IsaBella Artisan Pizzeria and Craft Beer Garden
Location: 4011 Avati Drive (map)
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday: 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday: 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Happy Hour: All day Monday, Tuesday-Thursday: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Friday-Sunday: Noon to 6:30 p.m.
If you want great pizza and excellent local beer, there’s no better Clairemont Destination than IsaBella Artisan Pizzeria and Craft Beer Garden. You can enjoy all kinds of pizza. If you need a gluten-free crust, you can order that for a $5 extra charge. They make everything from BBQ chicken pizzas to a carnita’s pizza with pork and fresh avocado.
Their Happy Hour specials are very competitive. If you buy a bottle of wine or a pitcher of beer, you get a free cheese pizza! You can also enjoy $1 off any of their appetizers, pints of beer or glasses of wine, if you don’t have reason to order a whole pitcher.
Sunday: Fast Times
Location: 3065 Clairemont Drive (map)
Hours: Monday: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m. to midnight, Sunday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Happy Hour: Seven days a week from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
What better way to wind down your weekend than with breakfast for dinner, a big burger and a discounted drink? Fast Times offers all of that, as well as big screens showing the biggest games on the weekends. They serve everything from salmon and pasta with meatballs to tacos and grilled chicken burgers.
The Happy Hour specials at Fast Times include $1 off all beers, including both drafts and bottles, as well as $1 off glasses of wine and well drinks. You can get $1 off any appetizer as well. With options like calamari, chicken wings, jalapeno poppers and potato skins, you’ll have plenty to choose from!