Don't miss the $6 lamb burger, $5 calamari, $4 spicy Caesar salad, or $2.50 sweet potato fries.
Acapulco, 10566 SE Washington, 257-0567, $3.75 margaritas, $2.75 Cuervo shots or mixed drinks, $1 tacos, half price apps, $3.99 HUGE fiesta platter Mon-Fri 4-7 pm & 9-10 pm; $2 margaritas all day Mon
If you find yourself out by Mall 205, you can't beat Acapulco's insane fiesta platter with everything from nachos to buffalo wings to quesadilla, cheese crisps, taquitos, etc.
Basta's Trattoria, 410 NW 21st, $3 well drinks, beer, specialty martinis and appetizers 5-6 pm Mon-Fri
A short happy hour, but one well worth it.
Crackerjack's, 2788 NW Thurman, $1.50 beer, $2.25 wells 4-7 pm Mon-Sat
Cute neighborhood bar with pool tables.
Jones's, 1621 SE Bybee Blvd (Sellwood), $3 wells and micros, $1.50 domestics Mon-Fri 3-6 pm
New cool Sellwood hotspot.
Portland Steak & Chophouse, 121 SW 3rd, $1.95 food Mon-Fri from 3:30-6:30 & 9:30-close, all day Sun
Great happy hour with cheap burgers, pizza, salad.
Sapphire Hotel, 5008 SE Hawthorne, $4 drinks and cheap food 4-7 pm Mon-Fri
A dim, relaxing, romantic, smoke-free spot.
Squeez, 1403 SE Belmont, $1.50 PBRs, $2.75 micros and wells, cheap food 5-8 pm Mon-Sat, free pool Sat-Sun 5-8 pm
Dark, mellow, and a great place to play pool.