Live whimsically at this breezy cocktail bar and restaurant.
Diner-style fare with an upscale twist and a non-judgmental attitude has made this New York eatery-drinkery evokes a charming nostalgia. Complete with cartoon palm trees, a la old-school California and Florida resorts, this elevated rock ‘n roll dive is your new favorite.
The Lowdown Venue Setting
The Happiest Hour is a whimsical cocktail bar and full-service restaurant. Its “You pick ‘em, we pour ‘em” motto drives a non-judgmental drinks menu in a breezy space, adorned with cartoon palm trees, that evokes bygone California and Florida resorts. Anchored by an award-winning burger, the elevated diner-style food offering also features sandwiches, chopped salads, and an array of sides- simple, yet highly satisfying, and classically American. A rock and soul soundtrack completes the mood.
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range Does this include catering fees?
Rather than a price per person, our buyout price structure is a reflection of closing costs/displaced income for a specific time frame on a given day of the week.
To each base cost, there will be an additional fees: Administrative fee (5% of base cost), tax (8.875%), and staff gratuity (20%).
Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here
Capacity Seated 55 Buffet N/A Standing 135 Celebrations Hosted Here Since 2014 Venue Spaces Indoor Venue Space Only Catering Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue Alcohol Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services Amenities A/V Equipment Wifi Dining Chairs Dining Tables Onsite Restrooms Venue Features The Scene:
The Happiest Hour hosts a variety of private events in both the ground-floor restaurant and Slowly Shirley, the downstairs lounge. Buyout packages feature a offering which includes premium open bar, specialty cocktails, red and white wine, beer and passed appetizers.
Design: The Happiest Hour is decked out in a classic style reminiscient of 1950s Florida resorts complete with cartoon palm trees, kitschy knick-knacks and vintage post cards lining the walls for a laid back, beachy atmosphere. Awards & Notables
The New York Times - "At the Happiest Hour, a Cheeseburger Does a Star Turn"
Thrillist - Featured on "New York City's Best Burgers: The Definitive Guide"
Eater - "The Happiest Hour Burger Is the Love Child of Shake Shack and In-N-Out"
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