Spirit Cruises Summer 2019 Leaderboard

Philly's Best Happy Hours: Zahav's Discounted Cocktails, $6 Hummus, & $3 Beers

Welcome to Philly’s Best Happy Hours, a feature highlighting great happy hours in different neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. Since Drink Philly started out as a place to find happy hours in the city, we thought it was only right to return to our roots and turn the spotlight on some of Philly’s absolute best happy hour deals.

This week, we're focusing on Zahav, Michael Solomonov's flagship Israeli restaurant that has won several national awards (including a recent James Beard nomination) and is frequently regarded as one of the best restaurants in the city. From their signature hummus to their pomegranate lamb shoulder, Zahav's dishes have become a staple of Philadelphia cuisine.

Thanks to its notoriety, incredible food, impeccable service, and all-around excellence, it's very difficult to get a reservation, and though they don't take reservations for happy hour, you will have to come prepared. The restaurant offers happy hour from 5 PM - 6 PM on Mondays through Fridays, but only at the bar, and there's usually a line to get seated, so arrive early and add your name to the list.

Rather than offering special wines or cocktails for happy hour, Zahav simply offers discounts on its existing menu; take $3 off all wines by the glass and $4 off all specialty cocktails. Whether you're new to Zahav or have been coming here for years, enjoy a signature Lemonanna (Jim Beam, muddled mint, fresh lemon, and verbena) or a Z&T (gin, za'atar, byrrh).

You can also score a Brooklyn Brewery East India IPA for just $3, an incredible deal on one of this brewery's signature beers.

There's only one food special available for happy hour, but you'll find it worth your while — enjoy a signature Zahav hummus, whether you go for the classic tehina, the daily preparation, or the Turkish hummus (served warm with whole chickpeas and butter), for only $6.

While you're there, you can still order off the full menu, so if you choose to pair your hummus and cocktail with one of Zahav's classic dishes, like duck hearts or the salatim, you can go right ahead.

Jillian Moore, one of Zahav's bartenders, says, "Happy hour rewards people for coming to the restaurant early. We have a line of people waiting every day, so people who came to wait before opening can enjoy even more of an experience with us."

Don't be intimidated by Zahav's awards and national acclaim, because if you're willing to wait your turn, you can experience the restaurant's best dishes and drinks at a fraction of the price, so head over today and line up for your Lemonanna and hummus.

Photos via Drink Philly


Tags: Best Happy Hours
Recent Articles
spacer

Feedback

How are we doing? Tell us what you like or don't like and how we can improve. We would love to hear your thoughts!

*Name:
*E-mail:
*Suggestions:
 
Northern Liberties' 2nd Street Festival is Celebrating Its 11th Year, August 4

Northern Liberties' 2nd Street Festival is Celebrating Its 11th Year, August 4

Northern Liberties' annual 2nd Street Festival will return for its 11th year on Sunday, August 4 and will span...read more ›

by Drink Philly Aug 2, 2019
Best Bars for Outdoor Drinking in Philadelphia, 2019

Best Bars for Outdoor Drinking in Philadelphia, 2019

Whether it's to enjoy the first warm breezes of spring or the unexpected sunshine of a crisp day in fall, Philadelphia is full of great places to drin...read more ›

by Drink Philly Apr 11, 2019
SPONSORED
Join Us for the 4th Annual Drink Philly Summer Cocktail Social, August 21

Join Us for the 4th Annual Drink Philly Summer Cocktail Social, August 21

After an amazing three years, Drink Philly and Diageo are joining forces to host the fourth annual Summer Cock...read more ›

by Drink Philly Jul 31, 2019
The Best Cocktail Bars in Philadelphia

The Best Cocktail Bars in Philadelphia

Here it is - the definitive list of Philadelphia's best cocktail bars....read more ›

by Drink Philly Dec 13, 2017
The Second Annual Wands & Whiskey Cocktail Competition Will Raise Money for PAWS at Cherry Street Pier, July 30

The Second Annual Wands & Whiskey Cocktail Competition Will Raise Money for PAWS at Cherry Street Pier, July 30

On Tuesday, July 30 from 7 PM - 10 PM at Cherry Street Pier, have a magical evening at the second annual Wands...read more ›

by Drink Philly Jul 27, 2019
Independence Seaport Museum After Hours Lets You Drink While Exploring the Museum with Waterfront Views

Independence Seaport Museum After Hours Lets You Drink While Exploring the Museum with Waterfront Views

There's a new place to drink on the Delaware Waterfront - the Independence Seaport Museum has opened a new bar...read more ›

by Drink Philly Jul 24, 2019
Using Peas to Make Gin Might Lead to More Environmentally Friendly Spirits, Studies Show

Using Peas to Make Gin Might Lead to More Environmentally Friendly Spirits, Studies Show

Scientists may have discovered a more environmentally friendly way to make one of the world's most popular spi...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Jul 23, 2019
Behind the Bar: Kevin Castro-Villalba of Parc

Behind the Bar: Kevin Castro-Villalba of Parc

This time on Behind the Bar, we talked to Kevin Castro-Villalba of Parc, Stephen Starr's perpetually busy Parisian bistro right on Rittenhouse Square....read more ›

by Drink Philly Jul 16, 2019
Where to Host a Private Event in Philadelphia

Where to Host a Private Event in Philadelphia

Whether it's for the holidays or you have a special birthday coming up, Philadelphia has some amazing options when it comes to event spaces. ...read more ›

by Drink Philly Nov 26, 2018
SPONSORED
View all Articles

Sign up to get weekly drinking news, bar reviews, events and more sent directly to your inbox!

Close