See ya’ later, Two-Buck Chuck. There’s a new way to save.
With holiday shopping right around the corner and the economy still under the weather, the hottest trend this season seems to be frugality. Thanks to Johnny V in Pacific Beach, however, saving for stocking stuffers doesn’t have to mean suffering $2 bottles of wine.
Johnny V, a popular Garnet Avenue bar/restaurant/nightclub, offers well drinks and draught beers for two bucks on Fridays, from 4 to 10 p.m. If you’re in the market for rum and Coke, you couldn’t ask for a better deal. And in this case, you don’t have to-each $2 drink comes with any one of 15 different complimentary mini-appetizers.
It could almost be a MasterCard commercial...
Hummus on pita with side salad and a gin and tonic: two bucks.
Mini-fish tacos and a screwdriver: two bucks.
Beef sliders served with a cold beer: two bucks.
Getting all this food and drink for six bucks...priceless.
If $2 drinks remind you of college, Friday happy hour at Johnny V, certain to be abuzz with single 20-somethings, will feel like higher education. Arrive early to sit on the patio and beat the rush, or roll by when it’s packed and dance like you just saved a bunch of money for presents.Johnny V
945 Garnet Avenue, Pacific Beach
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