Happy Hour in Wilmington, Delaware – Best Drinks, Deals, and Dishes

Many argue that happy hour is the best hour of the week. Fortunately, happy hour in Wilmington, DE has LOTS to offer. See our favorite places to spend HH below:

1.) Trolley Square Oyster House – Located right in the middle of town, TSOH is a great spot to hit for happy hour. They offer Buck-A-Shuck oysters 4-6pm every day and a huge list of fun, original cocktails!

Our favorite items: Dollar-a-pop oysters, obviously!

2.) Columbus Inn – this Wilmington classic has a happy hour menu of well-priced bites and bargain booze. 

Our favorite items: The crab cake sandwich paired with a draft beer can’t be beat.

3.) Chelsea Tavern – Few places love their happy hour like the Tavern… in fact, they have two every day of the week! Drop in to pair a $9 wood fired pizza with reduced-price drinks and wines!

Our favorite items: The buffalo chicken pizza is great with the mini-beer flight!

4.) Trolley Tap House – Trolley’s Hoppy Hour is an excellent time and place to brew down! It’s conveniently timed at 4-7 pm every day plus ALL DAY Sunday – drop in and get a drink.

Our favorite items: The Bavarian pretzel makes for a kick-butt appetizer with $3.50 house wine.

5.) Makers Alley – Tuesday through Saturday from 3-6pm is when this famously hip spot has their happy hour. Enjoy bar-classic $6 entrees and beverages in a modern-rustic setting!

Our favorite items: Definitely the aioli chicken tacos with $5 Truly seltzer.

6.) Rocco Italian Grill – Located right on the corner of Union and 7th, Rocco uniquely combines Italian food with a sports bar atmosphere. Come experience their happy hour every weekday from 3-6pm and Saturday from 12-3pm!

Our favorite items: The Rocco Special stromboli is ridiculously good with any draft beer.

Trolley Tap House in Wilmington DE
Cocktails at Trolley Tap House are as creative as they are delicious!

7.) Big Fish Grill– Big Fish Happy Hour Bites and Booze are a must at this go-to Riverfront site famous for its seafood and drinks.

Our favorite items: We’re big fans of the filet medallions and $7 margaritas!

8.) Timothy’s Restaurant – Fan of Yuengling Lager? You’ll love Timothy’s happy hour, where all drafts and bottles are on special pricing! Available right on the Riverfront every weekday from 4:30-6:30pm.

Our favorite item: Crab and Old Bay Skillet Fries with a Lite Lager.

9.) Anejo – Feelin’ a little tequila healin’? Anejo Mexican Grill is the place to be during happy hour. They have over 90 varieties of tequila!

Our favorite items: Their $8 jumbo margaritas pair great with $2 (yes, $2!) chicken or beef tacos.

10.) Del Pez – Over 60 craft beers and 40 tequilas sound good? What about gourmet Mexican plates? Del Pez is known for its great tastes, cozy ambience, and friendly staff. Great place to spend happy hour!

Our favorite items: The short rib chimichanga with a mojito always hits the spot.

Be sure to try the beautiful tacos at Del Pez!

11.) Crow Bar – this new eatery in Trolley Square combines a classy, comfortable feel with fun eats and drinks. A really cool place to check out and welcome to the neighborhood!

Our favorite items: Cheese and charcuterie board with an Old Fashioned is guaranteed to satisfy. 

12.) Tonic – A classy venue right by Hotel Du Pont, Tonic is a wonderful place to grab a meal or just a drink after work! Match steak and seafood meals with an refreshment off of their excellent beverage menu. 

Our favorite items: We love to order the seafood salad with wine.

Do you have a favorite happy hour spot in Wilmington? Drop the name in the comments!
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