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DFW is a great place to be if you’re looking for some great cocktails. With fresh ingredients, creative mixologists and lots of craft-cocktail offerings, you have a lot of places to choose from in the area if you’re looking for a great drink. Happy hours are great times to get good deals on those delicious cocktails, but where should you go? With so many choices, it’s often difficult to decide. If you’re looking for good deals on some of the best cocktails around, try some of these happy hours.

Gin Mill
1921 N. Henderson Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 824-3343
www.ginmilldallas.comThe Gin Mill is a classy-looking establishment that offers an extensive list of beers, craft cocktails and great pub food. The Gin Mill has a very rare happy hour – a happy hour on Friday. Gin Mill happy hour (Tuesday through Friday) features flatbreads for half-off and $6 Gin Mill burgers that pair well with 20% off wines and dollar-off drinks. As the name would lead you to believe, this is a great place to go if you’re a fan of gin cocktails. The best day to go is on Thursdays when it features $6 classic gin cocktails like a Sloe Gin Fizz, Tom Collins or French 75.

Victor Tangos
3001 N. Henderson Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 252-8595
www.victortangos.comVictor Tangos is a cocktail den located on Henderson Avenue that emphasizes great, fresh flavors in its cocktails. The happy hour Monday through Friday gives you the opportunity to enjoy $2 off cocktails for two hours. The menu is always changing so you have the opportunity to enjoy a large variety of drinks, but the Victor Tango with tequila, cucumber and lime juice is a great one to try. If you’re with a group of friends, you might want to try sharing one of the punchbowl options like the traditional pisco punch.

Chino Chinatown
3011 Gulden Lane, Suite 110
Dallas, TX 75212
(469) 513-7457
www.chinochinatown.com“Tapas meets Asian” is how many people describe the vibe at Chino. Chino Chinatown offers what many might think would be a strange fusion of flavors for its food and drinks, but it actually seems to work. Not only is the fusion of flavors unique, but so is its happy hour. On Tuesday evenings, Chino features a particular spirit brand. Starting around 6 p.m., a brand ambassador hangs out at the bar ready to answer questions about the particular brand and Chino’s features a cocktail with the spirit for $5 all night.

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Parliament
2418 Allen St.
Dallas, TX 75204
(469) 804-4321
www.parliamentdallas.comParliament is a craft-cocktail den in Uptown Dallas. The idea for parliament came from mixologist Eddie “Lucky” Campbell and boasts a list of more than 100 mixed drinks. The atmosphere here is pretty swanky with a French feeling. The upholstery is plush and there are chandeliers dripping with crystals. If you’re looking for a fun happy hour that includes great drinks, head to Parliament on Monday for “Machavellian Mustache Monday” where you can borrow a faux mustache or bring your own and enjoy the featured spirit or cocktail for $5.

Vagabond
3619 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 824-2263
www.vagabonddallas.comVagabond is a little eclectic but if you’re looking for yummy and cheap cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere, this is a great place to go. On Tuesdays, it has bocce ball tournaments that start at 7 p.m. and there are some great cocktail offerings to go with that. Try a Moscow Mule for $5 or a $3 margarita. If you’re not a fan of bocce ball or can’t make it on a Tuesday, head over on Thursday and you can still have yourself a delicious margarita for only $3.

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Kelsi Gerwell is a freelance writer covering all things Dallas-Fort Worth. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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