Skip To Content
Paid Post

The Cheapest Bars In The Most Expensive Cities

Just because you live in an expensive city doesn't mean you have to break the bank with your bar tab. Check out some cheap bars in expensive cities that will let you party a little bit harder.

1. NYC- McSorley's Old Ale House

(vincent desjardins) / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: endymion120

Location: 15 East 7th Street

Why Is It Great?: Tons of history and 4 beers for $10. It just doesn't get better.

2. San Francisco, CA - Elbo Room

Vivianna_love / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: ummella

Location: 647 Valencia Street

Why Is It Great? Pinball, video games, good music and cheap drinks. What's not to love?

3. Honolulu, Hi- The Sand Bar & Grill

Neil Turner / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: neilt

Location: 2375 Ala Wai Blvd

Why Is It Great? Happy hour two times a day at 4:00pm - 7:00pm and 11:00pm - 1:00am.

4. Miami, Florida- Zeke's Roadhouse

Ted Bigham / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: bighamdesign

Location: 625 Lincoln Rd

Why Is It Great? 2 words- $4 beers!!!

5. Los Angeles, CA- Prince O' Whales

Katherine Lim / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: ultrakml

Location: 335 Culver Blvd

Why Is It Great? A burger and 2 beers for $7

6. Boston, MA- The Silhouette Lounge

Fovea Centralis / CC BY-ND http://2.0 / Flickr: sivaprakash

Location: 200 Brighton Ave (between Allston St & Higgins St)

Why Is It Great? Easily one of the best dive bars in boston. Cheap beer, free popcorn and darts! Does it get better?

7. Houston, TX- Big Star Bar

Boston Public Library / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: boston_public_library

Location: 1005 W 19th St

Why Is It Great? Cheap drinks and great outdoor seating.

8. Chicago, IL- The Corner

Ambernectar 13 / CC BY-ND http://2.0 / Flickr: ambernectar

Location: 2224 N Leavitt St (between Palmer St & Lyndale St)

Why Is It Great? With PBRs just $1.25, this place could easily be called the crown jewel of dive bars.

9. Washington, DC- The Red Derby

Fitsum Belay / CC BY-ND http://2.0 / Flickr: sexyfitsum

Location: 3718 14th St NW (between N Spring Rd & N Quincy St)

Why Is It Great? - Great selection of beer + awesome prices.

10. Aspen, Colo- Bad Billy's Restaurant & Bar

dcwriterdawn / CC BY-ND http://2.0 / Flickr: dcwriterdawn

Location: 508 E Cooper St

Why Is It Great? Happy hour from 4-6pm with $4.50 well drinks... try and find that somewhere else in Aspen!