Downtowner Saloon

The Downtowner Saloon holds food specials daily, and drink specials on weekdays from 4 to 7 p.m. (Rhonda Vanover/Sun Sentinel)

Dining specials change every day at this riverside Fort Lauderdale spot, but on weekdays, the drink deals are the same: Happy hour means half off well drinks and draft beers from 4 to 7 p.m. If you grab some grub to go with those drinks on a Monday, make it the full rack of ribs for $11.99. On a Wednesday, appetizers sell two-for-one. And Sunday brunch costs $12.99. For happy-hour wine specials, check with the bartender on duty.

Happy hour: 4-7 p.m. weekdays

Recommended drink: Ecco Domani Pinot Grigio

Location: 10 S. New River Drive East, Fort Lauderdale, 954-463-9800,

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