Editor’s Note: These were the area’s happy hour deals as of April 4, 2018.
Daily 4-6:30 p.m.
This modern steakhouse is outfit with an industrial aesthetic and sunlight streaming in through the front wall of windows. The bar is the center of it all with TVs positioned for great viewing. Order from a bevy of drink options like specialty cocktails Ticket to Thailand (Linie aquavit, muddled lime, Thai basil, Thai chile, ginger and honey) or Pink Jasmine (Junipero gin, Campari, Pallini limoncello and seltzer) a handful of beers on tap and large selection of bottles, plus a curated wine list For food, indulge in shrimp cocktail, barbecue pork sliders, crab cakes or bone marrow boated escargot. –LN // 318 William St., Fredericksburg; fahrenheit132.com
THE DEALS: $4-$9 food specials, $5 beers, $6 wines and specialty cocktails
Monday-Friday, 4-6 p.m.
Contemporary with a global twist is how Kybecca describes its offerings. Focusing on fresh, handmade dishes, everything is made in-house, everyday from locally sourced ingredients. The small bar in this modern American eatery is set off by itself at the front of the house and does not slack on its happy hour menu. Start off with $1 oysters, then delve into app options like frites, pimento fritters or Brussel sprouts and wash it down with a classic cocktail (Collins, gimlet, whiskey or gin sour) or a happy hour select wine or beer. Offerings are updated weekly. –LN // 400 William St., Fredericksburg; kybecca.com
THE DEALS: $1 oysters, $5 apps, $3.50 beer, $5 wines and cocktails
Monday-Friday, 3-6:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
One of seven locations in the nation, Sedona Taphouse in Fredericksburg offers the downtown roughly 400 options of beers (bottles, can and on tap) ranging from light and crisp, sharp and hoppy to fruit and spiced. There are also cider and mead choices, wines and cocktails. After you make it through the massive drink list, move over to the food menu for specials on small plates and shareable like Kobe beef sliders, flatbreads with multiple topping options and fish tacos. –LN // 591 William St., Fredericksburg; sedonataphouse.com
THE DEALS: $5 small plates and shareables, half-off all drafts (3-5 p.m. only), $3 select drafts and house wine, $5 house martinis, house mixed drinks, house margarita
Vivify Burger & Lounge
Tuesday-Friday, 4-7 p.m.
They may focus on burgers, but don’t discount this joint for a happy hour stop. First, it has a rooftop bar and deck. Second, the deals: four food options ranging from savory to sweet (cheese fries, sliders, bahn mi dogs and chocolate chip cookies). Then there are the drinks. Yes, you can order cocktails like a gimlet, Whiskey Cure (bourbon, honey syrup, lemon sour and soda water) and a Fall Cranny (white rum, spiced cranberry juice, Absolut Citron and soda), wines and beers, but the fun ones come in milkshake form: any of the seven shakes can be spiked with cordial. –LN // 314 William St., Fredericksburg; facebook.com/vivifyburger
THE DEALS: $1-$4.50 food specials, $3-$5 cans, $4 cocktails, $5 drafts