There’s definitely a segment of university students, unpaid interns, and the less-than-rich people who have this city mapped out by daily drink specials. If you haven’t got around to this yet, then read on and consider your time (and money) saved. (This list is NOT exhaustive. Please, contribute your expertise in the comments.)
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Start your work week off right at The Craft Brasserie in Liberty Village, where they’re serving up $4 daily drink specials for wine, Caesars, bar rail and beer from 3-7 p.m. If you’re in the Scotiabank Theatre area, head to The Office Pub on John St. for $5.50 Craft Pints, or if you’re in the annex head to Sneaky Dee’s for $4 rails.
You’ve made it two days through the week so it’s time for a drink. For an afternoon pick-me-up, head to O’Grady’s on Church for $5 Mimosas from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. For the Liberty Village crowd, The Local is a must for $2.50 bottles of Steamwhistle during happy hour (3-6 p.m.).
Get bumpin’ on your humpday! Start with $4.50 pints at The Emmet Ray on College or $5 Alexander Keiths Pints at Brazen Head Liberty Village, then get your night started and head up to Insomnia in the Annex for $3 Jagermiester shots with friends.
Quench your Thursday Thirst at the Annex watering hole Crown and Tiger for all day (and every day) $10 pitchers of Amsterdam. If you’re feeling a little bit more fancy, you can grab $5 martinis at Eat My Martini in Little Italy.
What’s better than cheap beers? Start your Friday off right A W Burger Bar on College for cheap grub and $2 pints of PBR between 3-6 p.m. If you’re feeling like you need to relive your formative years out on the town, head to Crocodile Rock for $2.50 drink specials all night long.
If you’re looking for a good spot to watch the game, head to H Bar on Queen for $3 drinks all day and night, or make a stop at Labrynth Lounge for $3 Absolut Vodka. You’ll also find $3.75 select shooters at Nirvana on College, and $4 Caesars all day long The Lakeview.
Having a lazy Sunday afternoon? The “unfussy watering hole” Wide Open is a good bar to check out for cheap drinks, with $3.50 Rails and domestic bottles on Sunday. If you’re in need of a hair of the dog remedy under $20, make a round two trip to Sneaky Dee’s for a cheap and cheerful breakfast, where you can split a pitchers of Sangria for $20.