Spring Training is a busy time here in the Valley. People flock from all over the country to watch their favorite Cactus League teams and soak in the warm weather. Whether you’re a visitor, a snow bird or a local, finding a nice place to kick back with a refreshing beverage to imbibe or a tasty bite to eat in between, after (or in place of) the game is something you need in your life. And High Street delivers on all levels.

 

For the beer lovers…

Growler USA knows nothing goes better with baseball than beer. This neighborhood craft beer pub offers over 100 fresh local and regional craft beers along with other handcrafted beverages, including draught wine, hard ciders, kombucha teas and the cold pressed coffee. Enjoy the dog-friendly outdoor patio and Growler’s carefully curated beer-centric food lineup with a beer flight and get to know North Phoenix’s friendliest Cicerone Certified Beer Servers. Swing in for all day happy hour on Sundays for $3 off appetizers and $2 off most beers.

 

If wine and rustic italian is more your speed…

La Bocca Urban Kitchen & Wine Bar offers another wonderful patio for lounging. Beautiful outdoor seating with a cozy fireplace and relaxed ambiance make La Bocca a great place for evenings or a pre-game pregame. Don’t be surprised if the wine and food are so good you find it hard to leave for the game! Catch happy hour daily from 3-6:30 p.m. for $3 off all glasses of wine, $2 off single pour cocktails and $1 off all beer.

 

For sushi lovers…

Kona Grill’s global menu features contemporary American favorites, award-winning sushi, and specialty cocktails–all made from scratch using only the freshest ingredients. Spend some time on the patio and soak in the very best of Arizona’s weather while you enjoy a bite of some of the best sushi in town. What else can you look forward to? Wine Down Wednesday offers half priced bottles and live, local music when the sun goes down plus happy hour from 2-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 p.m.-close Monday-Saturday and all day on Sundays. That’s more than 30 food items and cocktails for only $5! Need we say more?

 

More of a traditionalist?

Mellow Mushroom’s hoppin’ patio is always a great place to gather with friends. What can you expect? Out of this world pizza and a happy hour that’s hard to pass up. Swing in Monday-Friday from 3-6 p.m. and spend the afternoon enjoying half off select alcohol and appetizers. If you’re looking for a late-night watering hole, they’ve got that base covered too. Head on out for reverse happy hour from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. every day for the very same ace of a deal, half off select alcohol and appetizers.

 

In the mood for a marg?

Modern Margarita hits it out of the park when it comes to tacos and margs and there’s just something about tequila that goes in hand-in-hand with sunshine. Sipping on margaritas on the patio is one of our favorite pastimes here on High Street, especially on Mondays with $3 Off all margaritas or Taco Tuesdays with $1 off all tacos, $2 off all tequila and $3 South of the Border beers. Daily happy hour from 3-6:30 p.m. and all-day happy hour on Sundays are also on the roster. What more do we need to say?

 

Lovers of their spirits served ‘up’…

Blue Martini has something for everyone. Grab a cocktail at the chic outdoor patio bar and peruse the tapas menu for a light bite as the day winds down. Blue Martini Phoenix is the chic cocktail lounge hot spot for locals and visitors alike. Swing in for live music nightly and happy hour every day with discounts on specialty martinis, craft cocktails and tempting tapas.

 

For the distinguished gentlemen and ladies…

Torch Cigar Bar is home to 200 premium cigars, 100 whiskeys, 200 total spirits and 8 taps. With a lineup like that how could you not want to spend every moment at this place! Their spacious resort style patio and cozy fireplace make for a great hangout to enjoy a fine cigar and a few drinks during the day or under the stars around the fire. Catch happy hour Monday-Friday 3-7 p.m. and from noon-7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.