Happy Hour In Steamboat Springs: The Best Bars in the Area!

Published on 06/29/2017 by Brad Luth

Steamboat Springs is our small town with a big reputation for having great bars and restaurants. Thanks to our ski resorts and natural hot springs, Steamboat Springs offers a wide variety of dining and drinking options for every taste. From boisterous Irish pubs to spicy Mexican restaurants, all American bars and grills, and more. All of which can be better enjoyed during the happy hour, when customers can taste some of the best foods and drinks in all of Colorado with a discount. Make sure that you check out these bars and restaurants the next time you visit Steamboat Springs!

Steamboat Laundry Restaurant

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The Laundry is a must stop in your trail of bar visits in Steamboat! Its quality and diversity of foods, great service, and lively ambiance have made it incredibly popular among locals and our visitors alike. Getting a reservation is key – make sure to call ahead. Once you’re here, you’re in for a treat. The happy hour lasts from 4:30pm to 6:00pm during which you can get $1 off draught beer and cocktails, as well as Lucky Buddha beer for only $3, or small plates & drinks for only $4. Having small appetizers is a fun way to try everything that they have on the menu, like pork buns, cheese, or pow pow shrimp for much less than you’d pay normally.

Address: 127 11th St Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Phone: (970) 870-0681
Website: thelaundryrestaurant.com

Mazzola’s Italian Restaurant & Lounge

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Mazzola is the best restaurant in town for those that love classic Italian food or want to eat a slice of pizza with their beer. Located in the basement of the Hotel Bristol, Mazzola has all the markings of a cozy Italian restaurant, including the below street setting, noisy atmosphere, and dim lighting with red accents. Besides their excellent Italian dishes, Mazzola is also well-known for its happy hour which lasts from 5pm to 6pm. During this time customers can enjoy $1 off all drinks, as well as half-price on pizzas, calzones, and delicious appetizers like their white bread with roasted garlic and olives, fried calamari rings, mozzarella sticks, and more.

Address: 917 Lincoln Avenue Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Phone: (970) 879-2405
Website: mazzolas.com

Sunpie’s Bistro

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Finding a quiet, unpretentious bar where to relax after a day of skiing can be hard in a touristy town like Steamboat Springs. Fortunately, Sunpie’s Bistro has the right combination of good drinks, Cajun-themed food, a local crowd which gives it a divey bar feel, and great location right beside the river that makes for an enjoyable afternoon. During the happy hour, from 3 to 6 pm, visitors can enjoy $1 off alcoholic drinks, including their classic hurricanes, and inexpensive food like $1 tacos and bacon-wrapped jalapenos. The beer selection is great and includes brands like Sam Adams, Fat Tire, Dixie, and Dos Equis all of which are served ice cold.

Address: 735 Yampa St Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
Phone: (970) 870-3360


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The nights in Steamboat Springs can get pretty cold, especially during the winter. Luckily, music bars like Schmiggity have live music, a dance floor, and cheap drinks to keep you warm during the late hours. The only thing missing is you and your date to make for one hell of a night. The sitting in the bar is scarce, but the sound quality of the place is so good that you’ll want to stay on your feet anyway. The happy hour lasts from 7pm to 9 pm during which you can get $2-3 cold beers, rail drinks, and wine. Visitors can accompany their drinks with hot dogs, meatball sliders, and other simple appetizers that are both inexpensive and tasty.

Address: 821 Lincoln Ave Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
Phone: (970) 879-4100
Website: schmiggitys.com

Mahogany Ridge Brewery & Grill

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Mahogany Ridge is a popular restaurant/bar and one of the best places to enjoy a late night Steamboat Springs happy hour. The place has a warm, cozy atmosphere that makes it a hot spot for both locals and tourists, but what really shines about Mahogany is its home-brewed beers. These come in different varieties, like Wheat Beer and Westwater Wheat, each of them full of flavor and served ice cold. The happy hour starts at 9:30pm and lasts until midnight, during which visitors can enjoy the excellent beers, cocktails, wines, and well drinks for half the normal price. Tasty $1 tapas, of which there is a wide variety, are available to accompany your drinks, with the chicken wings one being specially recommended by repeating diners.

Address: 435 Lincoln Ave Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Phone: (970) 879-3773
Website: mahoganyridgesteamboat.com