Sam’s Tavern is perfect for a last-minute Happy Hour with your team if you work in the neighborhood. The place has a ton of giant round booths, sports games on TV, and a bunch of good beer, cocktails, and one of the best burgers in town. If it’s nice out, there’s a big patio where you can get some fresh air after staring at a screen all day.
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