Maybe you just paid $500 for a new brake job and then got a speeding ticket on your way to work (oh hey, the speed limit on Washington is 30, not 35). The A/C in your apartment has been sitting at 69 degrees because it's so damn hot and your electric bill is $387. There's about $18.36 in your bank account, and you really need a beer. Don't fret! Lucky for us Houstonians, some very kind establishments are parting with their booze for a mere $1. We've compiled a list of bars and restaurants where you can whet your whistle for less than a pack of gum. Your broke ass deserves a drink.
The Deal: $1 wells Where: Boondocks When: Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
The Deal: $1 wells & Lone Stars at the back bar Where: Boheme Cafe and Wine Bar When: Monday from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
The Deal: $1 drafts Where: Azteca's Margarita Bar and Grill When: Monday and Tuesday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Wednesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The Deal: $1 mimosas Where: Maple Leaf Pub When: Sundays
The Deal: 99 cent mimosas Where: Tied Fly Bar at Rainbow Lodge When: Sunday from noon to 3 p.m.
The Deal: $1 domestic drafts, $1 wells, $1 house wine Where: Sherlock's Baker St. Pub, River Oaks When: Friday from 3 to 9 p.m.
The Deal: $1 martinis Where: Samba Grille When: Daily from 4:30 p.m. to close, through August 31.
The Deal: $1 small sake Where: The Blue Fish When: Thursday 5 p.m. to close
The Deal: .50 cent small-ass domestic drafts Where: Lucky's Pub When: Wednesday
If you happen to find yourself with a few extra quarters, check out these great deals. Nothing over $1.75!
The Deal: $1.50 wells Where: Cecil's When: Monday
The Deal: $1.50 domestic drafts Where: Christian's Tailgate Bar & Grill Midtown When: Monday and Wednesday
The Deal: $1.75 wells Where: Brian O'Neill's When: Monday-Saturday 3 to 9 p.m., all day on Sunday
The Deal: $1.75 imports (Asahi & Kirin) and $1.25 domestics Where: Oishii Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar When: Monday-Friday 3 to 7 p.m. and Saturday 3 to 6 p.m.
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The Deal: $1.75 St. Arnold drafts Where: Saint Arnold's Brewery When: Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. I wanted to throw St. Arnold Brewery in the mix because when you pay your $7 for the Saturday tour, you're technically getting 4 beers @ $1.75 each!
If you know of or happen to come across any other $1 deals, come back & tell us in the comment section.