Pax Americana, 4319 Montrose
The Montrose hub's new happy hour menu launches on Wednesday, July 12, and every Tuesday to Sunday thereafter, from 5 to 7 p.m. with $5 classic cocktails, $7 wines by the glass and $5 Drumroll American Pale Ale from Colorado-based Odell Brewing. Chef Martha de Leon also offers locally sourced small plates in the $5 to $10 range, including Korean red pepper pork ribs, market catch crudo, a panzanella salad and much more.
Killen's STQ, 2231 South Voss
Featuring a mix of new and signature small plates, including pork rillette toasts, duck confit quesadillas and tandoori beef skewers, the brand-new happy hour at Killen's STQ — one of the best new restaurants in Houston— also features a number of summertime cocktails from 4 to 6 p.m. on weekdays. All happy hour bites and sips are $7 to $12 at the bar or on the patio.