Where to celebrate National Cocktail Day, according to Yelp

Where to celebrate National Cocktail Day, according to Yelp
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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Had a long day at the office and looking to have a drink and relax? It’s a good thing March 24 is recognized as National Cocktail Day. Cocktails are considered alcoholic mixed drinks. The event was reportedly dubbed a national holiday by Jace Shoemaker-Galloway as a fun day to celebrate and drink. According to a Nielsen study, margaritas are the nation’s favorite cocktail after work.

Many restaurants have a happy hour where drinks are specially priced or have a special variation. Happy hour times for bars on this list vary between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Here are the top 10 cocktail bars with happy hour specials in Baton Rouge, according to Yelp.

1. The River Room

Location: 222 Laurel Street

Top Yelp Review: “We rolled into Baton Rouge in the middle of the night and took a stab in the dark to try out this spot. I’m so glad we did!! It has a very cozy, home vibe with various couches throughout and the music was a nice chill vibe. And their house cocktails are very creative.
The bartenders were really cool and attentive the convos added to the nice experience.” -Adrianna B.

2. Olive or Twist

Location: 7248 Perkins Road, Suite A

Top Yelp Review: “Neat place to grab a drink and some appetizers after work. Very cool environment. Food was good too!” -Holly H.

3. Hayride Scandal

Location: 5110 Corporate Boulevard, Suite B

Top Yelp Review: “Excellent cocktails. Get the whiskey sour! Great atmosphere. It feels like you’ve left Baton Rouge.” -Keegan L.

4. BLDG5

Location: 2805 Kalurah Street

Top Yelp Review: “Good selection of cocktails, beer, and wine. My paloma was enjoyable and my friend got a good iteration of sangria.” -Adam S.

5. Spoke and Hub

Location: 5412 Government Street

Top Yelp Review:  “We sat on the patio, but the bar is beautiful and we will be sitting there at another time. FYI-the happy hour is incredible! 1/2 off specialty cocktails abs $2 off beers (local breweries on tap). Ends at 6 p.m. (not sure what time it starts).” -Mallory H.

6. SoLou

Location: 7246 Perkins Road

Top Yelp Review: “Great atmosphere, bar, and drinks! Came here for happy hour! Great service and atmosphere. Definitely upscale for Baton Rouge.” -Katy R.

7. Mid Tap

Location: 660 Arlington Creek Centre Boulevard

Top Yelp Review: “This place has an awesome atmosphere. We randomly stopped by to check it out for a little. The restaurant staff was great. There’s happy hour: Tues-Sat 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thurs-Sat 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Y’all should definitely check it out!!” -Jay T.

8. Radio Bar

Location: 3079 Government Street, Suite B

Top Yelp Review: “A gem hidden in Mid City. I was pleasantly surprised by this laid-back and trendy atmosphere. The bartenders are super knowledgeable and their alcohol selection is on point. They have a great happy hour with a lot of variety.” -Stephanie C.

9. The Vintage

Location: 333 Laurel Street

Top Yelp Review: “The happy hour specials were spot on. Most of the drinks and food on the happy hour menu were $6. I got the Chardonnay, the Rosé, and the Garlic Herb Bites. Everything was delicious. The staff/bartender was very friendly.” -Alaina D.

10. The Overpass Merchant

Location: 2904 Perkins Road

Top Yelp Review: “Such a great place for drinks and appetizers/small plates! I always have my GNOs start out here. Tuesdays they have a special on burgers and a cocktail! The happy hour from 3-6 pm is good too.” -Alaina D.


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