After a long day at work, sometimes you just need a break, which is why almost all bars and restaurants have a happy hour with discounted drinks and small bites. However, if you've been to various places, then you know some have better a happy hour than others. Don't waste your hard-earned money when you can get a better deal and have just as good of time. Relax and unwind with the best happy hour specials in Sarasota.

MADE Restaurant

This upscale restaurant in Downtown Sarasota offers delicious healthy eats and tasty drinks. Their happy hour is Tuesday through Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.,and if you're looking for something with a kick, try their Jalapeno Tequila!

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Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood

Named after Key West's Duval Street where the party never stops, it's no surprise this restaurant has an incredible happy hour. From 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week, Duval's serves decadent bar bites like crab-stuffed mushrooms and reasonably-priced martinis, wines, and premium wells.

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Mandeville Beer Garden

Beer lovers will rejoice at this hip bar that offers happy hour specials throughout the week, all of which feature great beer selections. Even if you're not a fan of beer, you'll still love the atmosphere: Mandeville Beer Garden is open, inviting, and fun! 

Boca Sarasota

With great specials, a large menu, and gorgeous decor, Boca is definitely a top choice for the best happy hours in Sarasota. One downside may be the limited bar space, which means you'll have to leave work a bit early... we know, sad.

The Terrace at Surf Shack

No limits here! This beautiful restaurant overlooking St. Armands Circle celebrates happy hour everyday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. where you can enjoy all drinks half-price.

Tsunami Sushi

Come to Tsunami before 6:30 p.m. and enjoy discounted drinks for the rest of the evening. Special food items are available as well as their regular menu, which offers an abundance of fresh sushi selections to accompany your wine. 

The Coolinary

This hip farm-to-table style restaurant definitely lives up to its name, the Coolinary. During their happy hour, which is Tuesday through Sunday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., you can find great specials and even two-for-one deals on all drinks!

Libby's Cafe + Bar

This American-style restaurant is the place to go for great food, service, and of course happy hour. Every day from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., you'll find half-priced bar bites, $3.75 martinis, $5 top shelf beers, $6 specialty drinks, and much more!

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Swap out your usual after-work plans for some fun and the best happy hour specials in Sarasota.

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