This Italian chain's Boynton Beach location is one of the first to try a happy-hour menu that includes food and drinks for $3 to $6 from 3 to 6 p.m. Choose from small apps such as fried Parmesan-truffled green beans, mini meatball sliders and pizzas, and a drink list featuring draft beers, house wines and signature cocktails. Buca's specialty mixed drinks are the Lemondrop Italiano, a peach bellini and the Italian margarita. All three cost $5 during happy hour. Other specials include $3 glasses of house wine, $4 sangria, $4 Peroni and $3 Bud Light.
Happy hour: 3-6 p.m. weekdays
Recommended drink: Italian margarita, a traditional cocktail made Italian by the addition of Disaronno Amaretto
Location: 801 N. Congress Ave., Boynton Beach, 561-733-0189, BucaDiBeppo.com.
— Maria Murriel, @mariamurriel