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Hop off BART for These Nearby Happy Hours in Oakland


Sometimes the daily commute takes a lot out of you. If you're looking for a watering hole with weekday deals up the wazoo to take the edge off on your way home, take a seat at one of these stellar happy hours just a hop and a jump from an Oakland BART station.


Campovida's Taste of Place

Campovida is a small family winery with a farm out in Hopland as well as a wine bar about seven blocks from the West Oakland Station. In June and July, they'll be hosting special happy hours with live music and dry white wines on Thursdays and Fridays (6-8pm) and Saturdays (2-4 pm). // 95 Linden St. (Oakland), campovida.com


Tribune Tavern

Located in the old newsroom of the Oakland Tribune, this favorite is less than a block from the 12th Street BART station and offers craft beer, more than 100 Californian wines, cocktails and a killer happy hour (Monday through Sunday, 3-6pm). You'll find $6 cocktails, $4 beers, $22 margarita pitchers, and more. // 401 13th St. (Oakland), tribunetavern.com

Penelope Bar & Lounge

Specializing in self-proclaimed "awesomeness," Penelope takes you just three blocks from the station. Visit for happy hour Monday through Friday (4-6pm) for $5 premium well drinks and $4 draft beers, plus daily specials. // Clay St. & 11th St. (Oakland), penelopeoakland.com


Bar 355

This trendy bar is situated about two blocks from the 19th Street BART station. Check out their happy hour Monday through Friday (4-8pm) for $2 Miller High Life, $3 Stellas, and $4 well drinks. // 355 19th St. (Oakland), facebook.com

The Layover

This music bar and lounge lies about four blocks from the station. Check out their happy hour Tuesday through Friday (5-8pm) for $3 draft beers, $4 cocktails and $6 glasses of wine. // 1517 Franklin St. (Oakland), oaklandlayover.com

Era Art Bar and Lounge

For a more intimate, luxe feel, check out the leather-clad upstairs lounge at Era, just about three blocks from the 19th Street station. Happy hour is from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, where pours include $2-off draft beers, $5 wines by the glass, and $5 well cocktails. // 19 Grand Ave. (Oakland), oaklandera.com

Luka's Taproom

With a fairly extensive beer menu including lots of local brews on tap, Luka's happy hour may become your go-to. Join them Monday through Friday starting as early as 11:30 a.m. (until 6pm) for $4.50 select draft beers, $6 house wines and premium well cocktails. The early bird gets the worm—or the great deal on local draft beer. // 2221 Broadway (Oakland), lukasoakland.com

Bar Fauna

For gourmet cocktails and classic small bites, venture just one block away from the 19th Street station for happy hour Monday through Saturday (5-7pm) and take your pick from $5 draft beers, half-off bottles of wine, and $2-off cocktails. // 1900 Telegraph Ave. (Oakland), faunaoakland.com

The Legionnaire

If you're looking to knock back some whiskey and Guinness, The Legionnaire is the place to be—you'll pay just $10 for the lot during happy hour (Monday through Saturday 4-8pm, and all night on Tuesdays). About five blocks from 19th Street station, they serve up $3 Modelo pints, $4 well cocktails, and $2-off wines. If you're feeling the urge on a Sunday, try the Beat the Clock special: Starting at $1 at 8pm, beers go up $1 every half hour until 10:30pm. // 2272 Telegraph Ave. (Oakland), legionnairesaloon.com

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