When it's been a long work week, and you could use a little break, happy hour can typically do the trick.

They say, "it's 5 o'clock somewhere", but when that 5 o'clock feeling starts to hit a little early, say 3:30 or 4, it's time to call it a day and head out. Sometimes a refreshing adult beverage at the end of the work day can really hit the spot. And when those days are particularly hard, it won't hurt to save money on a few drinks.

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Whether it's you meeting with a bestie or grabbing your favorite co-workers and heading out, where should you go?

To put the "happy" in happy hour, we went in search of the greater Lansing area pubs, bars, and restaurants that have happy hour. And not just any ole happy hour, the best happy hours that the area has to offer.

The Best Lansing Area Bars and Restaurants for Happy Hour

Check out the list below to see who has the best happy hours in the greater Lansing area, and get ready to sneak out of work a little bit early...

The Best Places for Happy Hour in the Lansing Area

When that 5 o'clock feeling starts hitting at around 3:30, 4 o'clock, it's probably time to call it quits for the day and take a little break. You can grab your favorite co-workers or give your bestie a buzz and head to any of these places in the greater Lansing area. These 14 restaurants, bars, and pubs have the best happy hour around.

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Maybe you don't drink alcohol? No worries! We've got you covered there too. What's great about the places that have amazing happy hours is that a lot of them are the same places that have fantastic mocktails.

Check out the list below, and see what restaurants tickle your fancy.

Lansing Area Bars and Restaurants That Serve Amazing Mocktails

Whether you are a pregnant person, a sober person, an underage person, or just a person who doesn't feel like drinking alcohol at the moment, there's got to be something out there for us, right? That's when I discovered the beauty of a mocktail. If you don't drink alcohol, for whatever reason, there are some fantastic restaurants and bars in Lansing that serve up more than pop and lemonade. Check out these spots that have amazing mocktails. 

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If you're looking for a great place to take family or friends from out of town, chekc out the suggestions below.

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