Happy-hour deals in Scottsdale after the Barrett-Jackson

After a long day of perusing hot rods and European sports cars at the Barrett-Jackson collector car auction, there’s nothing like a frosty beer or imaginative cocktail, and tasty appetizers.

Thankfully Scottsdale is packed with hip lounges and swanky restaurants that offer great happy hours. These deals might be especially helpful for anyone who actually leaves an auction with a new car.

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Eddie V’s Prime Seafood

This classy establishment serves high-end cuisine, which shows through its happy-hour menu. Every evening from 4 to 7 p.m. in the “V” Lounge, patrons can select appetizers from $10 to $14, such as the Maine lobster tacos, market oysters and tartare of Pacific ahi tuna. Premium cocktails and a selection of wines by the glass are $6.

Details: Scottsdale Quarter, 15323 N. Scottsdale Road. 480-730-4800, eddiev.com.

TK’s Urban Tavern

The relaxed Scottsdale Quarter restaurant serves simple food, craft beer and approachable wines. Their “Happiest Hour” is 2-7 p.m. for drinks and 3-6 p.m. for food, Mondays through Saturdays. The pizza of the day is $7.95, and the daily taco is $5.95. All beer is $2 off, and well drinks and select wines are $4.95. On Sundays, bottles of wine under $50 are half off. There’s also the Neighborhood Nightcaps on Thursdays through Saturdays from 9 p.m. to close, featuring $2 off beer, $4.95 well spirits and glasses of wine.

Details: Scottsdale Quarter, 15037 N. Scottsdale Road. 480-664-0873, tksurbantavern.com.

Bobby’s

Bobby’s serves northern Italian cuisine and features regular live music in a cozy, rustic atmosphere. Happy hour is daily from 4 to 7 p.m., with all bites under $10 from the $9 Blue Point oysters to $7 meat lasagna to $6 butternut-squash ravioli. Sip a $7 specialty martini with names such as the Almond Joy, Velvet Kiss and Purple Haze. Well drinks are $4.50 and Coastal Vine wines are $4.

Details: Kierland Commons, 7122 E. Greenway Parkway, Scottsdale. 480-556-0770, mancusosrestaurant.com.

North Italia

This modern Italian restaurant prepares handmade pasta and pizza in an airy, sleek environment. Happy hour runs Mondays through Fridays from 3 to 6 p.m., and all day on Sundays. Nosh on a $10 chef’s board, which includes two meats, two cheeses and other goodies, $20 for a pizza and bottle of wine, pizzas for $8 and daily bruschetta for $5. A red and white wine are $4 for a glass, and $16 for a bottle. Beer and sangria are also $4 for a glass, and $16 for a pitcher.

Details: Kierland Commons, 15024 N. Scottdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-948-2055, northitaliarestaurant.com. Location in Arcadia as well.

Bourbon Steak

Chef Michael Mina’s upscale steak house hosts Fireside Happy Hour every evening from 5 to 6 p.m. Enjoy half off lounge bites such as the Korean fried chicken wings for $7, house made chicken nuggets and fritto misto, both $10. Specialty cocktails, a punch and select red or white wines are $5 each.

Details: Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, 7575 E. Princess Drive. 480-585-4848, scottsdaleprincess.com.

RA Sushi

The trendy sushi chain is known for its fun atmosphere, sake bombing and popular happy hour. The specials run Mondays through Fridays from 3 to 7 p.m., and Mondays through Saturdays from 8 p.m. to close. Choose among more than 25 sushi and appetizer selections that range from $3.49 to $8.99, such as the Tootsy Maki and Viva Las Vegas rolls. Beer, wine and signature cocktails, including the Emperor’s Margarita and Strawberry Saketini, start at $3.75 and are up to $8 during happy hour.

Details: Kierland Commons, 7012 E. Greenway Parkway, Scottsdale. Downtown Scottsdale, 3815 N. Scottsdale Road. rasushi.com. Locations in Tempe and Ahwatukee as well.

Sapporo

This trendy Vegas-style sushi restaurant features large fire pits at the front, a traditional sushi area, teppanyaki grills and a vibrant bar area. Sapporo is known for its happy-hour specials including $6 Philadelphia rolls, $10 lobster-stuffed shrimp and $11 ahi poke. A wide selection of wines range from $6 to $12, cocktails such as a pineapple martini and spiced cranberry old-fashioned range from $5 to $8, and beers for $4 to $6.

Details: 14344 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-607-1114, sapporoscottsdale.com.

Market Street Kitchen

This American restaurant features dishes from Peking duck breast to steak frites to grilled fish tacos. There’s a lot to choose from during happy hour, which runs daily from 3 to 7 p.m., with many items that feature two sizes. Green-chile mac and cheese is $4 or $7, deviled eggs are $5 or $9, and steamed Bouchot mussels are $8 or $15. Select wines, well drinks, Three Olives-flavored vodka and champagne are $5 each, and craft beers are $4.

Details: DC Ranch on Market Street, 20825 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale. 480-278-7044, marketstreetkitchen.com.

The Herb Box

The Herb Box’s two locations have a happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m., Mondays through Saturdays throughout the restaurant. Specials include $5 ancho-chile short-rib nachos, Korean fried cauliflower and smoked gouda mac n’ cheese. The $8 dishes include a Spanish-style petite Kobe burger and BLT chicken ceasar flatbread. House wine, beer and a selection of specialty cocktails are $5.

Details: Southbridge in Old Town, 7134 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale. DC Ranch on Market Street, 20707 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale. theherbbox.com.

Roka Akor

Named one of the top sushi spots in the United States by Bon Appetit magazine in 2009, Roka Akor has a contemporary Japanese steak-house ambiance with a wraparound sushi bar, where patrons can watch skilled sushi chefs at work. Along with premium sakes, wines and non-alcoholic beer and mojitos, guests can try such specialty cocktails as the Roka Mule and Saketini. During happy hour from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, and all night on Sundays and Mondays, the restaurant has $2 off food and $3 off wine. Plates include roast-duck udon with kimchi, butterfish tataki and crispy fried squid.

Details: 7299 N. Scottsdale Road. 480-306-8800, rokaakor.com.

Culinary Dropout

The hip restaurant and live-music venue, just south of Scottsdale Fashion Square, features modern furniture and colorful design elements. From 3 to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, the bar features food discounts including $6 pretzels and fondue, antipasti and meatloaf sandwiches. Patrons also can enjoy mug beer for $3 and well drinks for $4 during happy hour.

Details: 7135 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale. 480-970-1700, foxrc.com. Locations in Tempe and Phoenix too.

Roaring Fork

This restaurant brings a little taste of the Old West into Scottsdale with its wooden shutters, antler chandeliers, cow skull decoration, cowboy artwork and outdoor fireplaces. The restaurant runs happy-hour specials daily from 4 to 7 p.m. on appetizers such as grilled-fish tacos, rotisserie-chicken flatbread and salads, and on alcoholic beverages that include the Huckleberry frozen margarita, Roaring Fork mojitos and glasses of wine.

Details: 4800 N. Scottsdale Road. 480-947-0795, roaringfork.com.

Wildfish Seafood Grille

This stylish spot by Scottsdale Fashion Square brings much needed seafood options to the desert. The daily happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. offers great deals on fresh seafood, including steak and lobster tartare, batter-fried oysters, chilled gulf shrimp and jumbo crab cakes. A variety of premium cocktails and wines are only $6.

Details: 7135 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale. 480-994-4040, wildfishseafoodgrille.com.

Sushi Roku

The chic sushi restaurant at the W Scottsdale hotel features creative dishes such as uni udon, Japanese fried chicken, fluke kumquat sashimi and tuna and beet carpaccio. Happy hour runs 4-6:30 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays, with specials including Japanese eggplant for $4, popcorn rock shrimp and albacore sashimi for $5 each, and cocktail, wine and beer specials that range from $3 to $5.

Details: 7277 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale. 480-970-2121, innovativedining.com.

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