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Best Happy Hour

Tom Rowley’s

131 S. Schroeder St., 727-8737

Posted 9/18/1996

Tom Rowley’s has an old traffic light hanging above its entrance. When the green light is on, Tom’s is open. When it’s red—which is most of the time, including all of August—it’s closed. Rowley likes to say his is “the only green light you stop for on Pratt Street.”

If you’re fortunate enough to be ambling by when Tom is holding court, and you get to meet his regulars and drink his super-cheap bottled beers (most times he’ll only charge a buck, but don’t you dare try to tip—he’ll just turn away the money), you’ll see why every hour Tom’s is open is happy hour. It can’t be beat.

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Other Awards for Best Happy Hour:

3 for $4 at the Wharf Rat, 9/16/2009

Curb Shoppe, 9/17/2008

Blue Sea Grill, 9/19/2007

Dizzy Issie's, 9/20/2006

Red Fish, 9/21/2005

Red Fish, 9/22/2004

Racers Café, 9/17/2003

The Brass Elephant, 9/19/2001

The Brass Elephant, 9/17/1997

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