Downtown Brooklyn is home to some of New York’s best bars and restaurants. Keep scrolling to check out our list of favorite bars and happy hour spots around the neighborhood!


Empanada Loca offers beer and wines alongside crave-worthy empanadas, tacos, arepas, pabellón, natural fruit smoothies, and lemonade.

FOGO DE CHÃO AT CITY POINT | 445 Albee Square West

Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steak House is home to a lively indoor bar, ideal for all-day happy hour.


Golfzon Social serves up an elevated menu full of engaging flavors and warm, welcoming hospitality throughout the space, whether you’re playing a round, grabbing a bite, or enjoying a cocktail from their bar.


Sound + Fury runs deals and events every week. Monday through Friday, Sound + Fury Brewing and Kitchen hosts Happy hour from 3-7 PM. Every Wednesday, Stop by Sound + Fury for trivia at 7PM, with prizes, great food, and craft beer! On Saturdays and Sundays from 12-2 PM add bottomless flagship beers or mimosas to your entree order for only $25!

FULTON HALL | 250 Ashland Place

This American beer hall and kitchen focuses on the sale of locally-produced beer and hand-crafted pub fare. Their happy hours are Monday through Friday from 4:00 to 7:00 PM, but they’re open seven days a week.


O’Keefe’s Bar and Grill is a great place to relax after work, party on the weekends, or catch a game on one of their many TVs. Their menu consists of burgers, french dip sandwiches, quesadillas, buffalo wings, and much more. O’Keefe’s offers deals and specials every day, with weekday specials from Monday through Wednesday and weekend specials Thursday through Sunday. Every Wednesday at 8:30, O’Keefe’s hosts Punching Bag Comedy Show.

SIXPOINT AT CITY POINT | 445 Albee Square West

Sixpoint’s taproom at DeKalb Market Hall carries a full array of beer, seltzers, ciders and spirits to go with their delicious burgers and fries. It’s great for a casual after-work happy hour!

BOTTE | 327 Gold Street

Not only does Italian restaurant Botte offer a selection of pizzas, charcuterie boards, handmade pastas, but they’ve also got a bar perfect for hanging out after work with friends or family.

GRAND ARMY | 366 state street

Grand Army is an oyster bar featuring oysters of both west and east coast varieties, a seasonal cocktail menu, and a highly curated beer and wine list.

HOUSE BAR | 125 Flatbush Avenue Ext.

This welcoming neighborhood bar is located just inside Hampton Inn Brooklyn/Downtown and serves classic cocktails, savory shareables, and small bites.

HOUSE OF WAX | 445 Albee Square West

You’ve never been to a bar like House of Wax. Based on the panoptical attractions of the 1800s, this bar is home to all things macabre, including life-size displays of anatomy and death masks of famous characters. Open every day from 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM.

KIMOTO ROOFTOP | 216 Duffield Street

Located at the top of the Sheraton Hotel in Downtown Brooklyn is Kimoto rooftop beer garden! Happy hour is from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on weekdays, so be sure to drop by after work! They also have food and smaller bites to pair with your view of NYC.

THE ROCKWELL PLACE | 31 Rockwell Place

Opened by the owners of the award-winning Long Island Bar in 2018, The Rockwell Place serves up a mean cocktail that complements their food menu. Open Wednesdays to Sunday from 5:00 PM to midnight.

SUNKEN HARBOR CLUB | 372 Fulton Street

Sunken Harbor Club is an immersive tropical cocktail bar inspired by tales of adventure and the mysteries of the deep.


Small-town vibes prevail at this cocktail bar. They have unique spirits, cocktails, beers, and charcuterie boards for a low-key and unique night out.

JUNIOR’S | 386 Flatbush Avenue Extension

Brooklyn icon Junior’s does, indeed, have a bar. Walk right in and request your favorite drinks — and maybe a slice of cheesecake, too.

KUUN | 290 Livingston Street

Local Korean eatery KUUN has happy hour specials on both their food and drinks! Everyday, from 3:00 to 6:00 PM, enjoy $3 off their draft beers, mimosas, soju, and rice wines! Korean fried chicken encouraged as a side.

SOMETHIN’ ELSE | DeKalb Market Hall at 445 Albee Square West

Somethin’ Else is an intimate bar and music venue cultivating closeness and connection between performers and audiences; an atmosphere keeping the rawness and authenticity of the best dive bars with the electric vibes of a modern club, bringing people together in a way only live music can. Somethin’ Else hosts weekly events including Good People Comedy, After Work Fridays, Salsa Saturdays, and Samba Sundays.

ACE HOTEL BROOKLYN | 252 Schermerhorn Street

Everything about the Ace Hotel — from its lobby to its suites, to even its bar — marries the pragmatic with the romantic, the private with the collective and the old world with the future. Their ground floor bar and lounge features grown up cocktails and a great atmosphere.

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