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9 Best Spots for Happy Hour in Lakeland

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The best hour of the day is obviously happy hour! We all know you work hard – you deserve to kick back after the work day with some great drinks and some better deals! There are some amazing spots in Lakeland to enjoy happy hour with your crew – scroll down to see some of our favorites!

Revival Lakeland is the perfect happy hour spot! This cocktail bar is located on South Kentucky Ave., and has a retro vibe with upscale drinks. Stop in for bottled beers as low as $3.75, wines for $5 and craft cocktails for just $5!

Plus, their happy hour is SEVEN HOURS long! This is one of the longest happy hours in Tampa Bay, so there is plenty of time to stop in and grab a drink!

Mon – Fri | 12PM-7PM

📍119 S Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801

Cob and Pen has a seriously awesome happy hour! They not only have the traditional early evening hours, but also offer great deals for a late night snack and drink, with specials from 4-6PM and 10- Close! 

Grab a $3 beer or a $5 glass of wine. At Cob and Pen Mondays are no longer the worst day of the week, because you can get their happy hour deals all day long on Mondays!


Daily | 4PM-6PM, 10PM-Close

1221 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33803

Stop by the Federal for your next Lakeland Happy Hour! They have a fun atmosphere and great deals in their prohibition style bar. Bring your furry friend to enjoy a great deal on their dog-friendly patio. 

Swing by for $3 beers on draft or wines on tap,  and $1 off all well and call drinks! 

Mon-Sat | 4PM-8PM

📍 124 S Tennessee Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801

Harry’s knows that you can’t limit happy to just one hour, that’s why you can enjoy their great specials Monday – Friday for four hours each day! Grab some wine as low as $6, and $8 craft cocktails like the Bees Knees, Paper Plane, and Naked and Famous! 

Plus, grab some yummy food specials for just $10! You can order the Mac and Cheese, Shrimp Tacos, Meatballs, and Truffle Parmesan French Fries. 

Mon-Fri | 2PM-6PM

📍101 N Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801

Fiesta all Happy Hour long at Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant! There are two time frames you can snag some awesome deals at one of Lakeland’s best Mexican spots – from 3-7PM and from 9PM-Close!

They have both food and drink specials at Abuelo’s. Grab a $5 Nacho Plate, $3 Street Tacos, or $5.29 Jalapeno Cheese Fritters! Pair your dinner with a $2 draft, $2.99 House Margarita, or really splurge with a $6.59 Margarita Grande!

Daily | 3PM-7PM, 9PM-Close

📍 3700 Lakeside Village Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803


What makes a Happy Hour even happier? Fun games and activities to play while you take advantage of the great specials! Rec Room Lakeland has video games, arcade games, ping pong, and tons to do! 

They offer a great Happy Hour from 4-7PM on Fridays, it’s the perfect way to kick off your weekend! Grab $5 wells, $1 off wine, and $3 pong beer. Plus, you’ll get $1 worth of free game tokens for every drink you buy! 

Fri | 4PM-7PM

📍 202 N Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801


Don’t let the work week get you down – stop in Ovation Bistro and Bar for a weekday pick-me-up! There are daily specials from 3-6:30PM, plus other great rotating deals on different nights of the week! 

Come check out the self-proclaimed “best happy hour in Lakeland” at their bar and patio area. You can get 2 for 1 wells, beers and wines, plus $5 small plates! Stop in for their daily specials too, like Mimo-Sangria Sundays, where Mimosas and Sangrias are 2 for 1!

Daily | 3PM-6:30PM

📍 4715 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33813


Galaxy Bar is an awesome retro spot that will have you feeling like you’re transported back in time! If you’re an early bird, this is a great choice – they have a daily happy hour until 7PM! Play some fun arcade games and take in the throwback décor while you enjoy their specials. 

Try one of their cool, themed cocktails, like the Pretty in Pink, Talk Nerdy to Me, or the Ferris Mule-er! Stop in on a Wednesday for ALL DAY Happy Hour!

Daily |Open-7PM

📍 5153 US Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809

Fresco’s serves Southern cuisine and delicious cocktails in a laid-back environment, and with how many specials they offer there is always a reason to stop in! 

Their Happy Hour runs from 4-7PM every Tuesday through Friday! Grab a 2-for-1 house wine, $5 bar appetizer, $2 off featured craft cocktails, $10 sangria carafes, $5 specialty punches, and 20% off everything else! That’s a discount on basically everything on the menu! Plus, have a boozy brunch everyday with bottomless mimosas $12 daily from opening to 2PM. On Saturdays from 9PM to last call, get a glass of wine from any open bottle for just $5!

Tues-Fri |4PM-7PM

📍 132 S Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801

Happy Hour shouldn’t be limited to just one hour, or just one restaurant! Try out all of these awesome Lakeland spots and let us know which is your fav! To discover more of the best bars, restaurants, and discounts in Tampa Bay, follow us @stufftodointampabay on Instagram and Facebook!

Morgan Lash

Morgan Lash

Morgan Lash has lived in the Tampa Bay area for 4 years. She's a frequent contributor on News Channel 8, and a former host with 970 WFLA and US 103.5. In her free time, she likes heading to the beach, hitting up happy hour, and taking her dog around downtown St. Pete!

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