Happy Hour Guide: Hanover

Updated February 2018 – All happy hour specials contained in this guide are subject to change and may be discontinued without notice. Please email us at info@RiverCityMag.com if any information is no longer correct. Please drink responsibly.


Andy’s Restaurant and Lounge

412 England St. | 804-752-2990

Come in for the welcoming atmosphere and stay for homemade comfort food, burgers, and more. Enjoy free pool on Wednesdays

Monday – Saturday: 3 to 7 p.m.

  • Rails – $3
  • Beer – $2.25

Awful Arthurs Seafood Bar & Restaurant

6078 Mechanicsville Tnpk. | 804-559-4370

Serving fresh seafood, as well as steaks, salads and sandwiches. Check their website for daily specials including special prices on crab legs on Tuesday and shrimp on Wednesdays (steamed, fried, scampi or alfredo).

Monday – Sunday: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Draft beer – $1 off
  • High balls – $1 off
  • Raw bar specials – Half price

Bell Café

8319 Bell Creek Rd. | 804-746-4647

This place is a local favorite and features live music on occasion. Bell Café is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. serving lunch and dinner, as well as  brunch Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tuesday – Saturday: 3 to 6 p.m.

  • Beer – ½ priced
  • Wine – ½ priced
  • Select cocktails – $7

Tuesday – Bite and a flight night featuring chef-Inspired appetizers and a flight of local craft beer:

  • 1 App plus 1 flight – $15
  • 2 Apps plus 1 flight – $25
  • 1 App plus 2 flights – $25
  • 2 Apps plus 2 flights – $30

Wednesday

  • 12oz Prime Rib $16.95

Thursday

  • Date night – Soup or salad for two, two dinner entrees, dessert, & a bottle of House red or house white – $40

Friday

  • Cheap pint night – $5.00 Local craft beer pints, $2.50 ponies (7oz glasses), and $9.00 flights (4 7oz ponies on a paddle)


The Giambanco’s Italian Grill

7500 Jackson Arch Dr. | 804-730-0900

Open for lunch and dinner serving soups, salads, sandwiches and all your Italian favorite dishes. Local craft beers and an extensive wine list. Giambanco’s has extra special specials throughout the week: Tuesday is date night. Get a 3-course meal for two for $25. Wine Down Wednesdays feature half price on all bottles of wine. On Thursdays, enjoy 1/2 off drafts.

Tuesday – Friday: 3 to 6 p.m.

  • Mixed drinks (all) – $2 off
  • Martinis (Tuesdays only) – $6
  • Margaritas (Sundays only) – $4

Gus’ Italian Café

7358 Bell Creek Rd. | 804-730-9620

A Mechanicsville institution serving awesome pizza and wings. Tuesdays are Burger nights. Enjoy a half-pound burger with fries, chips or potato salad for $6. And on Wednesdays, the large cheese pizzas are just $8.99

Monday – Friday: 3 to 7 p.m.

  • Beer, domestic draft pints – $3
  • Beer, domestic (tall) 23–ounce – $3.75
  • Beer, domestic bottles – $2.75
  • Rail drinks – $4
  • Buffalo wings – $5
  • Bang Bang shrimp – $6
  • BBQ flatbread pizza – $5
  • Shrimp, half pound – $5
  • Cajun tuna bites – $6

The Hanover Café

13185 Hanover Courthouse Road | 804-537-5290

While in for happy hour, ask about the specials of the day as an ever-changing menu option.

Monday – Friday: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

  • All drinks have special happy hour prices

The Iron Horse Restaurant

100 S. Railroad Ave. | 804-752-6410

Upscale dining in a warm, casual atmosphere. The Iron Horse present live music on most weekend nights and on first Thursdays. There is never cover charge. Check their Facebook page for upcoming performances.

Monday – Friday: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

  • Beer, domestic bottles – $2.50
  • Beer, draft (10-oz) – $4.50
  • Wine, Cabernet Veneto or Pinot Grigio – $5

Liliana’s Houndstooth Café

13271 Hanover Courthouse Rd. | 804-537-5404

This family owned and operated café serves barbeque and seafood in a kid-friendly environment. Some say they have the best BBQ around!

Monday – Sunday: 3 to 6 p.m.

  • Beer – $1 off
  • Wine – $1 off

Marty’s Grill

9357 Atlee Rd. | 804-559-1323

Burgers, wings, and more, including amazing desserts in a laid-back atmosphere. Special nightly features, including Cuisines of the World on Friday nights.

Monday – Friday: 3 to 7 p.m.

  • Beer, drafts and bottles – $1 off
  • House liquor – $1 off

Mexico Restaurant   

7162 Mechanicsville Tnpk. | 804-559-8126

Serving top-quality, healthy Mexican fare for over 25 years in the Richmond area, Mexico Restaurant offers one of the best selection of Tequilas in the state. Monday is Family Night. Kids eat free with adult dinner purchase. Enjoy $1.00 Tacos (with a drink purchase) on Taco Tuesday. Throwback Thursdays feature the restaurants all-time favorites for only $7.00 each. Every day you can enjoy Mexico’s lunch-sized Margarita for $3.00 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Monday – Friday: 3 to 7 p.m.

  • Domestic drafts (small) – $2.50
  • Domestic bottles – $2.50
  • Premium drafts – $3
  • Mexican beers (small bottles) – $3
  • Margarita – $4.50
  • Jumbo Margarita – $7
  • Tecate (16 oz.) – $3 (all day)

River Bound Café

8005 Creighton Pkwy. | 804-559-3447

River Bound Café has been a Hanover staple for over 10 years serving up breakfast, lunch and dinner with a smile. Head on over for $6 Burger Mondays! River Bound Café now offers catering.  Make your event shine with “budget-friendly” options. They can accommodate special dietary needs, and offer pick-up, delivery or full service staffing.

Monday – Friday: 3 to 7 p.m.

  • Craft beer – $4
  • Non-craft beer – $1

Sports Page Bar & Grille (2 Locations)

8319 Bell Creek Rd, Mechanicsville | 804-559-4700

504 England St., Ashland | 804-496-6700

Nightly specials include: Wing night  on Monday, and burger specials on Tuesday. There are other specials that vary per location. Check the website for details.

Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Domestic pints – $2.75
  • Domestic bottles – $3
  • Domestic pitchers – $9
  • Well drinks – $4
  • House wines – $4.25

Trackside Grill

301 S. Railroad Ave. | 804-752-4688

Although this popular Ashland restaurant sits right next to the railroad tracks, the name is in reference to the horse-racing motif. You gotta try the Dirty Dogs – Two jumbo hot dogs, grilled and served with chili, onions, coleslaw & cheese, plus your choice of a side…just $7.95.

Monday – Friday: 4 to 6 p.m.

  • House wine – $3.95
  • Domestic bottles – $2
  • Yuengling beer – $1.95
  • Appetizers – Half price

PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBLY

All happy hour specials contained in this guide are subject to change and may be discontinued without notice. Please email us at info@richmondnavigator.com if any information is no longer correct.

Ashley Jefferson
Author: Ashley Jefferson

Ashley Jefferson is the EIC of River City Mag. She currently lives in Richmond, VA with her fiance.

Ashley Jefferson
Ashley Jefferson is the EIC of River City Mag. She currently lives in Richmond, VA with her fiance.