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Located just across the bay from San Diego proper, Coronado is a popular destination for special nights or short road trips. There’s plenty to see in this resort city. From the leash-free Coronado Dog Beach, where your four-legged friend can romp freely to the ever popular Coronado Brewing Company, there is something for everyone here, including plenty of great Happy Hour specials for those who want to enjoy the local flavor without busting their budget.

Barbecue So Good It Makes You Wanna Slap Somebody

Monday: Lil’ Piggy’s BBQ
Location: 1201 1st Street
Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday: 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Happy Hour: Monday-Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Price: $$

Located on the Coronado Ferry Landing, Lil’ Piggy’s BBQ boasts a hilarious slogan: so good it makes you wanna slap somebody. Their tender, flavorful meats and side dishes definitely live up to the hype! Their menu features Memphis-style BBQ, with more than 100 beers to complement their menu of pulled pork, sliced brisket, sausage or ribs, as well as chicken and several choices for sides and sauces.

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Happy Hour specials here include $3 for select domestic bottles of beer, $5 bottles of craft beer and $8.50 glasses of Underwood wines. They also have $2 sliders, street tacos, fried pickles, brisket potato skins and queso with chips if you’re hungry.

All Kinds of Comfort Food at McP’s Irish Pub

Tuesday: McP’s Irish Pub
Location: 1107 Orange Avenue
Hours: Monday-Saturday: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday: 9 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Happy Hour: Monday-Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Price: $$

If you’re looking for a tasty, casual meal with pub-style dishes, look no farther than McP’s Pub. This little pub has won a host of awards in Coronado, including Best Entertainment, Best Live Music, Friendliest Food Server and Best Bar Scene. You can find all kinds of comfort food here, from fried cheese sticks and potato skins to a Philly cheese steak, Ruben sandwiches, Monte Cristos and grilled cheese to nachos, beer battered fish tacos and Irish fries with gravy and cheese.

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The Happy Hour specials include half off of all house wines by the glass, $1 off beers or cocktails and half off of select appetizers on the menu.

Fresh Toppings and Various Styles at Village Pizzeria

Wednesday: Village Pizzeria Bayside
Location: 1201 1st Street
Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday: 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Happy Hour: Monday-Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Price: $$

If you’re struggling getting through the week, get a comfort food fix at Village Pizzeria Bayside. Like any good pizza place, they have plenty of fresh toppings, such as eggplant, arugula, olives, onions, capisola and more to add to your own pizza, served New York style with a thin crust or Sicilian style with a thick pan crust and a special sauce. They also serve pasta, salads and sandwiches, as well as dessert.

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The Happy Hour specials include $4 domestic drafts, $5 craft drafts or wine by the glass, and half off of all appetizers. They also sell huge slices of fresh pizza for just $2.50 each.

$5 Pulled Pork Sliders at Peohe’s

Thursday: Peohe’s
Location: 1201 1st Street
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday: 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday: 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Happy Hour: Monday-Friday from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Price: $$$

Peohe’s serves up perfecty fresh fish and classic dishes with a tropical flair. The Happy Hour specials at Peohe’s are a great way to kick off the weekend early! They offer $3 domestic beer bottles, $4 import and specialty bottles, $4.25 well spirits, $5 wines by the glass, $6 signature cocktails and super premium martinis, as well as $7 ultra premium martinis.

Their discounted foods include $4 Maui-style onion rings, spicy tuna rolls and Thai spring rolls, $5 pulled pork sliders or ahi poke tacos, and $6 lobster California rolls or calamari. These prices are only good in the bar and lounge areas.

Social Hour at Leroy’s

Friday: Leroy’s Kitchen & Lounge
Location: 1015 Orange Ave.
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday: 11 a.m. to midnight, Saturday: 10 a.m. to midnight, Sunday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Happy Hour: Seven days a week from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Price: $$

If you’re in the mood for New American cuisine served in a casual atmosphere, plan to visit Leroy’s Kitchen & Lounge. They serve brunch, lunch and dinner, with a menu that ranges from Southern Fried octopus and mac and cheese to seared foie gras, duck fettuccini, specialty burgers and steak frites.

They call Happy Hour social hour at Leroys’s, but they still have great specials! You can order well drinks and craft beer drafts for $5, select glasses of wine for $6 and specialty cocktails for $8. They also offer half off select appetizers, so ask what’s on special before ordering!

Bar Appetizers at Half-Price at the Stake Chophouse

Saturday: Stake Chophouse & Bar
Location: 1309 Orange Avenue
Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday: 4:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Happy Hour: Seven days a week from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Price: $$$$

If you’re looking for an upscale way to kick off a festive Saturday in Coronado, Stake Chophouse & Bar is the ideal destination! As their name implies, they specialize in upscale and perfectly cooked cuts of meat, including American Wagyu beef, as well as fresh seafood and creative sides.

The Happy Hour specials can make dining here quite affordable, with $6 premium well drinks, $5 select craft beers, $6 select glasses of wine, $8 specialty cocktails and martinis, and $15 Veuve by the glass. You can enjoy bar appetizers at half price, including Peruvian style ceviche for $8, hand-cut Stake fries with bordelaise sauce for $6 and even fresh oysters from the raw bar for $1.25 each when you order a half dozen or dozen. These prices are only available at the bar and on the patio.

Refreshing cocktails are waiting for you at Stake

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$12 Pitchers of Sapporo at Saiko Sushi

Sunday: Saiko Sushi
Location: 116 Orange Avenue
Hours: Monday: 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday: 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday: 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday: Noon to 10 p.m., Sunday: Noon to 9 p.m.
Happy Hour: Tuesday-Sunday: 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday: 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Price: $$

Nothing caps off an incredible weekend or day trip like a protein-rich meal of fresh sushi! Saiko Sushi has a location in Coronado, as well as one in North Park in San Diego proper.

The Happy Hour specials at Saiko Sushi include $3 draft beers, $5 well cocktails, large hot sakes and select wines by the glass, $7 select specialty cocktails and $12 pitchers of Sapporo beer. If you want discounted eats as well, they’ve got some great prices on select dishes, including edamame for just $2.50, seaweed salad for $3.50, shrimp tots, pork or chicken gyoza, or veggie, California, salmon avocado or spicy albacore rolls for just $5.50, with discounts on select specialty sushi rolls as well.