A meal and glass of wine after work sounds nice, especially when you don’t have to pay full price.
So how do you know which restaurants have good happy hour specials?
All you need is your phone.
I found an app called Happy Hour Finder and it's a free app for your Droid and iPhone.
It actually finds happy hour deals in your area for whatever day you want and if you're looking for a different area, just type in the zip code.
The app gives you everything you need, including times and happy hour specifics.
If you already have a favorite restaurant and you want to know if they have happy hour deals, just type in the name and if they have any specials, it'll show.
I called several restaurants to make sure the actual deals are accurate and most of them were.
But there were a few restaurants that had the wrong times, so I’d suggest calling or checking the restaurants site just in case.
Another option is Yelp.
There is a category with the top happy hour specials.
The downside is the restaurants are listed but actual specials are not. So again, you will have to call. Still you can get a peek at the menu.
So now you can save a little cash when you need a little break.
If you know of any other apps to help you unwind on a dime, I’d love to hear about it.
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