“We want our patrons to feel at home when they come to the Aventine,” said Travis Gorzeman, manager of the Aventine. “The Happy Hour specials at our restaurants are a way for us and each establishment to say ‘welcome, relax and thanks for visiting.’”
Truluck's: Guests can kick back as early as 4:30 p.m. at Truluck’s “Cocktail Hour” with half-price cocktails and 25 percent off all bottles of wine through 7 p.m. every day and all night Sunday. Enthusiasts can dine on Salt and Pepper Calamari ($6.50), Crab Cake Sliders ($9) and New Orleans BBQ Shrimp ($6.50). Other half-price appetizers include French Fries, Mini Bacon Cheeseburgers and $2 Carrot Cake and Chocolate Malt Cupcakes.
Cafe Japengo: “Happy Hour” kicks off at 5 p.m. with $5 Rock Safe cocktails, $5 well drinks and $3 large hot sake specials. Other highlights include a menu full of appetizers such as Duck Potstickers, Curry Dusted Calamari and Crispy Chicken Spring Rolls for less than $12. “Happy Hour” at Cafe Japengo lasts from 5 until 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and all evening Sunday.
Melting Pot: Melting Pot’s “Happy Hour” lasts until 6 p.m. every Monday through Friday in the bar and on the patio. The restaurant has declared Wednesday “Wine Night,” as well. Patrons can enjoy 50 percent off all bottles regularly priced at less than $100. Other half-off items include cheese and chocolate fondues, signature cocktails, martinis, salads and wines by the glass.
ABOUT AVENTINE LA JOLLA
Aventine La Jolla is an 11-acre upscale lifestyle and business complex that is home to the AAA Four Diamond Hyatt Regency hotel, an 11-story LEED Platinum Certified office building, Truluck’s, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Cafe Japengo, The Melting Pot and state-of-the-