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Just south of downtown San Diego, you can find Barrio Logan. Known as an artistic community, Barrio Logan also has many industrial ventures. Plenty of people call Barrio Logan home, and many people also work in this area.

It’s not much of a surprise, then, that so many awesome restaurants and bars offer Happy Hour in hopes of luring locals and area workers inside. There are plenty to choose from, but we’ve hunted down a week’s worth of the best Happy Hour specials in Barrio Logan.

Monday: MishMash

Location: 1805 Newton Avenue, Suite 1133 (map)
Hours: Seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Happy Hour: Monday-Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Price: $$

After a difficult start to the work week, sometimes you just need to enjoy a burger, hot wings or another comfort food. MishMash is there to offer you a host of great goods, as well as affordable drinks. They even make tempeh tacos safe for your vegan friends!


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The Happy Hour specials at MishMash can help anyone overcome a case of the Mondays. You can enjoy draft beers from their excellent selection of taps for just $4 each. They also have wine specials for those who aren’t feeling up to a beer. They feature special dishes and food available during Happy Hour, like sliders, too.

Tuesday: Cabo Wabo Grill

Location: 2994 Main St. (map)
Hours: Monday: closed, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 10 a.m. to 2 a.m., Thursday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday: 10 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Happy Hour: Seven days a week from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Price: $$



Nothing says Happy Hour like cheap fish tacos and great drink specials. Well, Cabo Wabo Grill has that and more! Not to be confused with a popular chain, this stand alone restaurant in Barrio Logan has locally famous $0.99 fish tacos and plenty more to enjoy. This place serves a combination of Tex Mex, authentic Mexican and American dishes. You can order up mini tostadas, hamburgers and lots more.


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The Happy Hour specials perfectly complement an already affordable food menu. You can enjoy two for one drink specials, as well as discounts on beers. It’s a perfect, laid-back place to meet up to enjoy a fish taco on a Tuesday night.

Wednesday: Matua’s Sushi Bar & Islander Grill

Location: 1620 National Avenue (map)
Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Happy Hour: Monday-Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Price: $$

With an emphasis on Chamorro and Hawaiian dishes, you can find all kinds of incredible flavors at Matua’s Sushi Bar & Islander Grill.


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When you’re celebrating Happy Hour at Matua’s Sushi Bar & Islander Grill, you can enjoy a $1 discount on beers. There are also discounted Happy Hour appetizers, as well as special prices and discounts on select sushi rolls.

Thursday: ¡Salud!

Location: 2196 Logan Avenue (map)
Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Happy Hour: Monday-Friday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Price: $

Whether you’re craving a breakfast taco with fresh chorizo or homemade quesadillas, Salud! has something you’ll enjoy. Their menu includes a host of fast and fresh tacos, ceviche any day but Tuesdays, nachos, and an impressive selection of creative desserts. They also make homemade empanadas on Thursdays, which makes it a perfect day to stop in here!


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The Happy Hour specials at Salud! are quite simple. You can enjoy the beer of the day for just $4. You can also enjoy free chips. With such low beer prices, you can certainly justify ordering some guacamole or one of their creative desserts as well.

Friday: Border X Brewing

Location: 2181 Logan Avenue (map)
Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday: 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Thursday: 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., Friday: 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday: Noon to 11 p.m., Sunday: Noon to 8 p.m., Closed Monday
Happy Hour: Tuesday and Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Price: $

If you love flavorful beers in a creative, but laid back, environment, then Border X Brewing is the place to spend your Friday evening! With beers that range from horchata to Blood Saison, they are a hop-heads dream come true. They also have really great prices that make them a great place to start an evening.


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Most of the places we feature for Happy Hour offer several different drink specials, as well as discounted food. However, Border X Brewing belongs on this list, even if they only really have one Happy Hour special. During their weekday Happy Hour, you can enjoy a pint of one of their incredible draft beers for just $5.

Saturday: Harborside Thai, Lao & Sushi

Location: 2844 Main Street, Suite B (map)
Hours: Monday-Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Closed Sunday
Happy Hour: Monday-Saturday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Price: $$

Try something fresh and fun this Saturday by enjoying a meal and a drink at Harborside Thai, Lao & Sushi. If you’re hoping to try Asian cuisine with flavors you won’t find at the average stir-fry Chinese joint, this is your place! They serve Panang Duck and Salmon, a combination Lao platter and even curries that feature mango and avocado.


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The Happy Hour specials at Harborside are simple. Every day, you can enjoy $2 small beers. They also have daily specials and discounts on dishes. Be sure to ask your server if there’s anything special today to complement your discounted $2 beer!

Sunday: Mariscos El Pulpo

Location: 1900 Main Street, Suite 101 (map)
Hours: Seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Happy Hour: Seven days a week from 3 p.m. to midnight
Price: $

There’s no better place to wind down your weekend adventure than with extremely cheap beers and shots. If you’re in Barrio Logan, that probably means hitting up Mariscos El Pulpo. They combine excellent prices and specials with an impressive menu complete with fresh fish and plenty of Mexican dishes.


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Happy Hour specials at the The Reef Bar include $2.75 Tecate and Tecate Light cans, $3-5 domestic beer drafts, $5.50 premium shots, with options like Grey Goose, Patron Silver and Don Julio Blanco, and a $10 Reefed Up Cadillac Margarita. On weekdays, they also have food specials from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., including $1 oysters and $6 shrimp ceviche tostadas.