Restaurant and Bars in Sanford with the Best Happy Hours

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Sanford is just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Orlando, and we love making the drive up there to experience all the fun restaurants and bars they have to offer!

Not only does Sanford have unique places to hang with friends and family, but they also have incredible happy hour spots! Sanford is your go-to spot for the best happy hour deals—from breweries, wineries, and even local restaurants. Ready to check out our favorite bars in Sanford? Let‘s do this! 

Known as the Celery City because of the large amounts of celery farming the city once had, the Celery City Craft Beer Garden highlights their traditions in a delicious way!

With 50 beers on tap from many local Florida brewers, as well as wine, cocktails, and Korean-inspired sushi on the menu, it’s the perfect place to meet up after work or for a getaway from busy Orlando. As one of our favorite bars in Sanford, “Hoppy” Hour is M-F from 3 pm-7 pm, and features all Florida craft beers for only $4!

Monday | 11am—12am
Tuesday | 11am—12am
Wednesday | 11am—12am
Thursday | 11am—2am
Friday | 11am—2am
Saturday | 11am—2am
Sunday | 11am—12am

Happy Hour
Monday–Friday | 3pm—7pm

📍 114 S. Palmetto Ave. Sanford, FL 32771

The West End Trading Company is the hottest concert venue and bar in Historic Downtown Sanford. With live music, DJs, a full bar, pub grub, craft beer, and good vibes, it’s the place to be on any given day!

Weekly specials include karaoke Mondays, beer pong tournament Tuesdays, trivia Wednesdays, 80s-and-90s night Thursdays, and 2-for-1 drink specials every weekday until 7 pm. They also host many Central Florida events you don’t want to miss!

Monday | 12pm—2am
Tuesday |12pm—2am
Wednesday | 12pm—2am
Thursday | 12pm—2am
Friday | 12pm—2am
Saturday | 12pm—2am
Sunday | 12pm—2am

📍 202 S Sanford Ave, Sanford, FL, 32771

When you need a place to relax after a long day at work, the Imperial at Washburn Imports in Sanford is the perfect place for a classy night. Nestled inside an antique furniture store, enjoy boutique wines, craft beers, and classic cocktails in an elegant yet relaxed setting.

Happy hour is every day from 5 pm-7 pm. You can enjoy the blood orange Manhattan, house-made in the shade, gin flower cocktails, and more!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | 5pm—11pm
Thursday | 5pm—11pm
Friday | 5pm—12am
Saturday | 5pm—2am
Sunday | Closed

Happy Hour
Wednesday–Saturday | 5pm—7pm

📍 116 E. 1st Street Sanford, FL 32771

One of our favorite hidden tiki bars located inside Tuffy’s Bottle Shop is Suffering Bastard Tiki Bar! An intimate tiki experience serving you craft cocktails in unique, souvenir tiki glasses.

Happy hour is back with specials Wednesday-Friday from 5 pm-7 pm, so grab your girls, co-workers, or date and hit the bar! No suffering here at Suffering Bastard.

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | 5pm—11pm
Thursday | 5pm—11pm
Friday | 5pm—12am
Saturday | 5pm—12am
Sunday | 5pm—10pm

Happy Hour
Wednesday—Friday | 5pm—7pm

📍 200 S. Myrtle Ave. Sanford, FL 32771

Not too far from Sanford, you’ll find Santiago’s Bodega in Altamonte Springs. Santiago’s Bodega is a tapas-style restaurant that serves European favorites like gazpacho soup, yellowfin tuna ceviche, spanakopita, lamb patties, beef carpaccio, and more.

Happy hour is held every day from 4 pm-6 pm, and the Altamonte Springs location has a weekend happy hour on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 pm-12 pm. Specials include half-priced draft beers, wines by the glass, single-well cocktail drinks, and $5 select tapas.

Monday | 11am—2am
Tuesday | 11am—2am
Wednesday | 11am—2am
Thursday | 11am—2am
Friday | 11am—2am
Saturday | 10am—2am
Sunday | 10am—2am

Happy Hour
Everyday | 4pm—6pm,
Friday–Saturday | 10pm—12am

📍 1185 Spring Centre S Blvd. Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

A staple in Historic Downtown Sanford is the Old Jailhouse. True to its name, the jailhouse was originally a blacksmith and wagon shop! In 1914, it was converted into the Seminole County Jail until 1949. Actually, it didn’t become a restaurant until 2017!

Learn the history and enjoy happy hour specials Tuesday through Friday from 4 pm-6 pm with $5 glasses of wine, $4 wells liquor, $4 craft beer bottles, cocktails of the week, and munchies like deviled eggs, fish dip, and tacos.

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 4pm—10pm
Wednesday | 4pm—10pm
Thursday | 4pm—10pm
Friday | 4pm—10pm
Saturday | 12pm—10pm
Sunday | 11am—3pm

Happy Hour
Tuesday–Friday | 4pm—6pm

📍 113 S. Palmetto Avenue, Sanford, FL 32771

When you want to cool off after a hot day, you should think about grabbing a refreshing wine slushie from Bix & Mortar Urban Winery! With locations in Avalon Park and Sanford, this wine spot offers sweet & dry, red & white, warmed spiced wine, slushies, and charcuterie boards.

Enjoy their happy hour Tuesdays through Thursdays from 4 pm-7 pm with specials on wines and wine slushies! You can even add a floater of wine to your next slushie for that extra kick! If you can’t decide what you want, why not get them all!? Try a wine flight with five different wines!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 5pm—9pm
Wednesday | 5pm—9pm
Thursday | 5pm—9pm
Friday | 5pm—10pm
Saturday | 2pm—10pm
Sunday | 2pm—8pm

Happy Hour
Tuesday–Thursday | 4pm–7pm

📍 117 S. Palmetto Ave. Sanford, Florida 32771

Happy Hours in Sanford

Why limit happy to just one hour? Check out some of our favorite spots in Sanford, and be sure to follow us @StuffToDoInOrlando and tag us in your happy hour pics!