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Happy Hour in Chandler, Gilbert AZ

mom2cam Jan 3, 2008 08:18 AM

Looking for places that have a happy hour till 7pm anywhere in Chandler or Gilbert. Most I'm finding end at 6pm..

Thanks in advance!

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  1. 1wino RE: mom2cam Jan 5, 2008 08:28 AM

    Tomaso's at Casa Paloma (Ray/56th) has an excellent happy hour 4-7 p.m. Mon-Fri. Glasses of wine from the owner's vineyard in Italy are $5 and very good. Appetizers are about $5-6; my faves include the heaping bowl of mussels, the calamari fra diavolo, beef carpaccio or the antipasto plate.
    98 South in downtown Chandler and 56 East, also at Casa Paloma, have happy hour until 6:30 p.m. and serve a full menu of martinis for $5 and half-off appetizers. The food's better than typical bar food -- good calamari, OK crab cakes, and a very good marinated skirt steak.

    Tomaso Chandler
    7131 W Ray Rd Ste 25, Chandler, AZ 85226

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    1. re: 1wino
      1wino RE: 1wino Mar 2, 2008 03:20 PM

      I have to amend my earlier post. I recently went to Tomaso's after a few-month hiatus and it was terrible. The mussels tasted fishy and the carpaccio had no flavor. I was alone and there were only a couple other people at the bar, but the bartender acted like she'd rather gnaw off her arm than look in my direction except for the bar necessities of service. It was about 6 p.m., so still early, but there were only two other tables of people in the dining room. This place has seriously gone downhill.

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        ziggylu RE: 1wino Mar 2, 2008 05:54 PM

        We've been to this Tomaso's location twice in the years we lived ehre now(7 now). It's been at least three since our last visit. Both times the service was terrible. The first time we actually walked out after being ignored for over 15 minutes but the manager chased us down and asked us to come back and try again. The service was still terrible when you'd think at that point they'd make an extra effort. Friends took us again and service was again horrible.

        We swore to never set foot in again. I can't even remember if the food was any good as both times the service stuck out as being so bad.

        We don't really do many happy hours but every once in a while I'll meet a girlfriend at 56 east. The food does nothing for me here but the $5 wine options are good(if they still do this...I haven't been since last summer) and the cheese plate is a decent nibble...

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      shawsas RE: mom2cam Feb 29, 2008 12:52 PM

      I haven't been there for happy hour, but I have been there and the tacos are great! I copied this from their website, Happy Hour Daily 4-8 PM!

      From their website:

      We offer our house Margarita's, Domestic Beers, Tecate and
      Tecate Light for $2.50 and Import beers for $3.00. $4.00 Wine,
      $4.00 3 Olives Vodka Drinks, and $4.00 Sangria. What a great
      way to start your evening!
      Juan Jaime's
      tacos and tequila

      Juan Jaime's Tacos and Tequila
      2510 W. Chandler Blvd Ste 1
      Chandler, AZ 85224 480.821.JUAN(5826)

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