Looking for a place to kick back, relax and relieve some of that stress from your week? Fort Wayne has some great happy hour options for you1Whether you are looking for a more upscale environment with great prices or a more laid back spot there is something for everyone. Some of my favorites for any night of the week include:

Club Soda

Voted Best Martini Bar, Best Place for Jazz, Favorite Place for a Night Out, Club Soda brings a bit of Chicago to downtown Fort Wayne. Sizzling steaks, cool jazz and commodious cocktails promise an enjoyable night in a cool and eclectic environment. Club Soda is proof that there is intelligent nightlife out there. at 235 E. Superior St. Experience this Fort Wayne classic Mon - Sat 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Fri - Sat 4 p.m. - Midnight.


JK O'Donnell's

A wee bit of Ireland in Fort Wayne just two blocks north of Parkview Field. One of Fort Wayne's favorite bars/eateries! Enjoy 30 beers on draft (featuring 10 rotating taps) and over 40 bottled beers. Try the JK O'Donnell's Chicken Sandwich, it's one of our favorites! Get some Irish fare on Mon - Thurs 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.,  Fri and Sat 11 a.m. - 12 a.m. and closed on Sundays at 121 W. Wayne St. 

Granite City - A great option for an upscale feel with reasonable prices any day of the week. This is hands down my favorite date night spot, such a great atmosphere with consistent service, food and drinks. This is also a great spot for the whole family! On Tuesdays enjoy $3 taps of their own specialty brewery and stop in on Fridays for $6 growler fills. Also enjoy over 13 different appetizers ranging from $4-$8. Get these specials every Mon - Fri 3 - 6 p.m., Sat and Sun 12 - 5 p.m. and every night from 9 p.m. - close; located at 3809 Coldwater Rd. 

Calhoun Street, Soups, Salads and Spirits - I promise you will leave this place knowing you had a great Fort Wayne experience. The rustic atmosphere provides a laid back downtown vibe, and not to mention they always serve great food and drinks! Plus this is a place the whole family can enjoy. Feast on their famous all you can eat salad bar for $5.99 any day of the week, but you can't go wrong with their wraps or burgers! If you love craft beers this is the place for you, with over 15 beers on tap and 23 bottled beers to choose from. Experience this Fort Wayne favorite Mon - Thurs 11 a.m. - 11 p.m., Fri 11 a.m. - 3 a.m., Sat 12 p.m. - 3 a.m. and closed on Sundays at 1915 S. Calhoun St. 

Deer Park Pub - Voted the #1 bar in Fort Wayne by Fort Wayne Monthly! If you are looking for a hometown bar, look no further then Deer Park Pub, a classic in Fort Wayne. Deer Park has a college feel with good food, beer and wine! The owner, Tony Henry has the best bar events around: St. Patrick's Day, Cinco De Mayo and Mardi Gras are among the many! Check their Dancioke event times to take part in a unique event! Located at 1530 Leesburg Rd., They're open Mon - Wed 3 p.m. - 12 a.m., Thurs 3 p.m. - 1 a.m., Fri and Sat 12 p.m. - 3 a.m. and Sun 12 p.m. - 12 a.m.

Cocktails - A great bar with a cozy atmosphere, not to mention great food and drink specials nightly. Cozy up by the fireplace and enjoy premium beers, wine and exotic martinis. The Uncle Louie is the best grinder in town, trust me on this! Enjoy their daily martini specials. Located at 6133 Plantation Lane. They're open Mon - Thurs 3 p.m. - 1 a.m., Fri and Sat 3 p.m. - 3 a.m. and Sun 3 p.m. - 12 a.m. 


Whether you are looking for a date night, a night out with friends or a place to catch the game these are all great choices. Take it from a local and try something different, it's always fun to venture out and explore the different sides of town!