Laurelwood, 1728 NE 40th, 2327 NW Kearney, daily 3-6 pm & 9-close, $2.75 pints, $3.95 appetizers

A solid choice for grabbing a pint and good cheap food—and no one will frown if your kid loses it. Their menu features Draper Valley chicken and Painted Hills beef, so you don't have to sacrifice conscience for an inexpensive meal. AO

E-San, 133 SW 2nd, Sun-Thurs 3:30-5:30 pm, $2.50 draft beers, $3.50 well drinks, $4 appetizers

This place serves up delicious Thai food and is usually empty after the lunch rush. Wash down the pad thai with a couple of mai tais to start your week off right! AO

New Old Lompoc, 1616 NW 23rd, weekdays 4-7 pm, plus all day Saturday and Sunday, $1 off mixed drinks, $2 Lompoc pints all day Monday

Come for the ample selection of tasty beers and cocktails, stay for the fish and chips! AO

Spare Room, 4830 NE 42nd, weekdays 7-8 am & 4:30-6:30 pm, weekends 7-9 am, $1.50 beers and well drinks

A $3 breakfast menu and early morning drink specials! AO