Get happy with cocktails, nibbles
With low-price appetizers from top-notch chefs and high-quality cocktails at half the price, happy hour lives up to its name at casinos in and around Reno. We’ve rounded up the happy hour highlights, so you can take a tour of all the tempting offerings.
Silver Legacy Resort Casino
Folks who favor fine spirits can take advantage of tasty cocktails mixed with Tito’s Vodka for $5 to $6 during happy hour at Rum Bullions, which takes place Sunday through Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. Drinx Lounge also hosts happy hour, from 4 to 7 p.m Sunday through Friday, with half-price drinks and an array of appetizers.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Famous for 8-ounce glasses of wine and a delicious menu of gourmet small plates, Social Hour at Bistro Napa cuts prices in half, drawing crowds from 4 to 6 p.m. each day. This happy hour includes not only a long list of fine wines, but also a full slate of beers, spirits and handcrafted cocktails. The half-price plates span the spectrum from steamed clams and crispy calamari to prime-rib sliders and barbecue ribs.
Nugget Casino Resort
Country fans can grab a pitcher of beer for $5 during happy hour at Gilley’s Saloon, Dance Hall & Bar-B-Que, which happens Wednesday through Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. Over at the Oyster Bar Lounge, guests can enjoy half-price beer, wine and seafood appetizers each Thursday from 5 to 10 p.m.
Grand Sierra Resort and Casino
Featuring affordable appetizers from Charlie Palmer Steak, plus high-end drinks at low prices, ReLEX Social Hour happens Thursdays and Fridays from 5 to 8 p.m. at LEX. Here, the creative cocktails are made with items such as cotton candy, fresh berries, basil and mint, and they range in price from $5 to $6. There’s free live entertainment on Thursdays and Fridays as well, with different entertainers each week.
Eldorado Resort Casino
Order up select martinis for $5 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. each day at Roxy’s Bar and Lounge, which features a menu of more than 100 martinis. Along with the budget-friendly sips, guests can savor the sounds of live piano music and sample food from the Roxy restaurant or Sushi Sake.
Peppermill Resort Spa Casino
Terrace Lounge may be known for fantastic free live music, but happy hour here is worth applauding as well. From 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, guests can get half-price mojitos, cosmos, lemon drops and margaritas, along with $5 glasses of wine and $3 domestic beers. This happy hour also features a full menu of half-price small plates, such as avocado egg rolls and street tacos.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe
Give your wallet a break during happy hour at Hard Rock, from 2 to 6 p.m. daily at both Center Bar and North Bar. Sports fans can catch great deals at North Bar during all pro football games as well, such as $3 shots, $2 Bud Light drafts and $1 hot dogs.