Want to treat your boo thang to a nice meal but don’t want to break the bank? Happy hour is a great way to try the fancier side of Richmond without killing your whole paycheck on one meal. Here are some of our favorite happy hours for your next date night:
Church Hill-Rockett’s Landing, Short Pump-Innsbrook, Brandermill-Woodlake
Wednesday-Friday from 4-6:00 PM
A city stalwart with quality seafood and excellent views (at the Rocket’s Landing & Sunday Park locations). Each day during happy hour there’s a different rotating food special, so you can sample the fare without making a big commitment (let’s save that for your date 😍 ).
Tuesday-Friday from 4-5:30 PM
A classy seafood restaurant right down the road from Short Pump Town Center known for its fresh fish, sushi, and raw bar.
Near West End
Monday-Friday from 2-5:00 PM
Serving up Greek food your Yaya would be proud of, Stella’s is a Richmond fav with a happy hour you’ll want to leave work early for. Let’s just hope the flames between you and your date last longer than the ones on the saganaki.
Tuesday-Friday from 5-7:00 PM
If wine is more your person’s thing, Bateau is the way to go. This Shockoe Slip bistro located right along the canal has a massive selection of wine that is discounted during happy hour. Pro tip: If you’re really looking to knock it out of the park with your sweetheart, go on a Tuesday or Friday when they have live jazz from 6:30-8:30 pm.
Church Hill-Rockett’s Landing
Wednesday-Saturday from 3-5:30 PM
Set the mood with drinks overlooking the city at Blue Atlas in Fulton Hill. Show your date your adventurous side with their delicious & eclectic mix of international foods, with select options discounted during happy hour.
Tuesday-Sunday from 4-6:00 PM
Flirting with a foodie? Impress your bae with a trip to The Shaved Duck in Westchester Commons. With a unique mix of items on their menu (some discounted during happy hour) and a solid list of craft cocktails, you won’t go wrong.