DF, 1139 NW 11th, 243-4222, Tues-Fri 5-6 pm, drink specials

With some of the best margaritas in town, take advantage of drink discounts during DF's happy hour (no happy hour food menu, but appetizers are available).

Dan and Louis Oyster Bar, 208 SW Ankeny, 227-5906, Mon-Fri 4-6 pm, $2.95 food menu, plus Fri-Sat 11 pm-2 am, $2-6 food menu (with drink purchase)

The cheap weekday food menu includes pan-fried oysters, clam strips, and a cheeseburger.

Delta Café, 4607 SE Woodstock, 771-3101, rotating daily drink special

Standard. Look for daily drink specials featuring creative infusions.

Dingo's, 4612 SE Hawthorne, 233-3996, Mon-Fri 4-6 pm, $1.50-4 food menu, $3 drafts, $2.50 wells, $1 off margaritas

Cheap booze and cheap tacos.