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5 Best Spots for Happy Hour Near Georgia Tech

By Jatu

For college students on a budget, happy hours are your best friend. Luckily for Georgia Tech students, Midtown is full of restaurants and bars with great happy hours. From beer and cocktails to appetizers and pizza, there are a number of spots around Georgia Tech with killer happy hour deals that are perfect for GT students. 

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To help you find the best deals near Whistler and campus, we have put together our top picks for food and drink happy hours near Georgia Tech. 

Best Happy Hour Specials for Georgia Tech Students in Midtown Atlanta

1. Park Tavern 

view of interior seating for happy hour at park tavern restaurant in midtown atlanta

Photo courtesy of OpenTable.

Distance from Campus: 6-minute drive

Address: 500 10th St NE

Park Tavern is located in Piedmont Park, just a six-minute drive from campus. Park Tavern’s happy hours are not controlled by set days or times, but instead, by the weather! Every time it rains, the restaurant has $1 drafts following its motto “When it rains, we pour!” Outside of their unique happy hour, they have also been voted the best patio and dog-friendly restaurant in Atlanta. 

2. Señor Patron

interior view of seating for happy hour at senor patron mexican restaurant in midtown atlanta

Photo courtesy of Senor Patron.

Distance from Campus: 5-minute walk

Address: 860 Peachtree St NE Suite H

Senor Patron’s is just a short walk from campus and offers daily specials as follows: 

  • Monday: House Margaritas
  • Tuesday: Draft Beers 
  • Wednesday: SP Margaritas
  • Thursday: Texas Margaritas 

At the time of publication, happy hour is offered Monday – Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday – Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

3. Cypress Street Pint and Plate

view of exterior seating for happy hour at cypress pint and pizza restaurant in midtown atlanta

Photo courtesy of Cypress Street Pint and Plate.

Distance from Campus: 3-minute walk

Address: 817 W Peachtree St NW

Cypress Street offers monthly specials that include deals on entrees, appetizers, specialty beverages and beers. The outdoor seating just steps from campus in the heart of Midtown is perfect for anyone looking for cold drinks, hot food, and a friendly atmosphere. Check out their website to see what this month’s specials are!

4. Rocky Mountain Pizza

view of exterior of rocky mountain pizza restaurant for happy hour in midtown atlanta

Photo courtesy of Eater Atlanta.

Distance from Campus: 1-minute walk

Address: 1005 Hemphill Ave NW

Rocky Mountain Pizza is located just past west campus. This local restaurant has all-day specials Monday through Thursday, from discount beers to margaritas. They also have trivia once a week with discounted beers for anyone that’s looking for a little friendly competition. 

5. There on Fifth 

outside seating for happy hour of there on fifth in Midtown Atlanta

Photo courtesy of Google Reviews user @Travel_Photography.

Distance from Campus: 1-minute walk

Address: 22 5th St NW

There on Fifth is a popular spot for students due to the good food and proximity to campus. They offer deals on beers, cocktails and other specials daily. Check their Facebook page for updates on daily bunch, lunch, dinner and happy hour specials.

We hope that this list of some of our favorite happy hours helps you continue to explore Atlanta! If there is anything else the Whistler team can help you with, please contact our leasing office.


Jatu is a Leasing & Marketing Assistant at Whistler. She is a junior Psychology major with a Mental Health concentration at Spelman College.

January 18, 2023

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