Cheesecake Factory Happy Hour

When you think of The Cheesecake Factory, you may think upscale and expensive. And while dining at the restaurant chain can be a boujee experience, you do not have to empty your wallet to get a high-quality bite to eat.

Whether it is National Cheesecake Day or an early evening happy hour, Cheesecake Factory is always giving customers a way to dine for less with weekly deals on cocktails, entrées, and appetizers, including a lunch menu with midday specials. So, when is The Cheesecake Factory Happy Hour, and what’s on the menu?


Does The Cheesecake Factory have specials?

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In true Cheesecake Factory fashion, the restaurant has an entire menu dedicated to their early evening happy hour specials. Every Monday through Friday, The Cheesecake Factory offers deals on some of their most popular cocktails and appetizers to warm you up before you dive into one of their delectable cheesecakes. Happy Hours at Cheesecake Factory are from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays and take place in the bar.


The Cheesecake Factory Happy Hour Menu

Important: the prices below were collected for a location of The Cheesecake Factory in Illinois on September 18, 2023. Your local prices will be different. Please refer to our editorial policy. Learn how we collect and verify prices.


Roadside Sliders*$9.95800 cal
Avocado Eggrolls$9.95930 cal
Tex Mex Eggrolls$9.95930 cal
Chicken Pot Stickers$9.95380 cal
Fried Calamari$9.951520 cal
Thai Chili Shrimp$9.95690 cal
Factory Nachos$9.952670 cal
Buffalo Blasts®$9.951670 cal
Pretzel Bites with Cheddar Cheese Fondue$9.951010 cal
Housemade Meatballs$9.95670 cal
Hot Spinach and Cheese Dip$9.951730 cal
Fried Macaroni and Cheese$9.951310 cal
Sweet Corn Tamale Cakes**$9.951340 cal
Happy Hour Burger* **$9.951100 cal

Small Plates & Snacks

Street Corn$8.95720 cal
Chicken Taquitos$8.95400 cal
Korean Fried Cauliflower$8.951150 cal
Avocado Tacos$8.95740 cal
Stuffed Mushrooms$8.95510 cal
Crispy Brussels Sprouts$8.95570 cal
Beet and Avocado Salad**$8.95290 cal
Cheeseburger Spring Rolls$8.951010 cal
Fried Zucchini$8.95890 cal
Crispy Fried Cheese$8.951080 cal
Crispy Crab Bites$8.95410 cal
Crab Wontons$8.95550 cal

Specialty Cocktails

Mojito$8.95240 cal
Mojito Skinny-Syle$8.95150 cal
Long Island Iced Tea$8.95240 cal
Long Island Iced Tea Skinny-Syle$8.95110 cal
Margarita$8.95210 cal
Margarita Skinny-Syle$8.95150 cal
J.W.'s Pink Lemonade™$8.95300 cal
Whiskey Smash$8.95190 cal

Featured Drinks

Selected Well Drinks$8.9580–200 cal
Selected Wines by the Glass$8.95160 cal
Selected Draft Beers$5.50120–180 cal
Selected Bottled Beers$4.50100–150 cal

For more info on nutritional info and ingredients, refer to our Cheesecake Factory Nutrition page.

Cheesecake Factory Margarita

The Cheesecake Factory Margarita Prices

Margarita prices and availability at Cheesecake Factory may vary by location. The most popular margaritas sold at the restaurant during happy hour are the original Margarita ($8.95) and the Skinny-Style Margarita ($8.95).

How much are The Cheesecake Factory Lunch Specials?

The Cheesecake Factory Lunch Menu includes even more specials to give customers a chance to save money. Lunch specials are smaller portions of some of the most popular dinner menu items. These meals are served Sunday through Saturday and participating locations, and hours are from open to 5 p.m. Lunch deals include:

Renee’s Special

1/2 sandwich, cup of soup, small salad ($12.50)


Cobb, Chinese Chicken, Santa Fe, Barbeque Ranch Chicken Salad, Sheila’s Chicken, & Avocado Salad, Chicken, Mango, & Avocado Salad ($11.50)

Chicken Specials

Crusted Chicken Romano, Chicken Piccata, or Orange Chicken ($12.95)

Soup and Salad

Cup of soup, small salad ($8.95)

Flatbread Pizzas and Salad

Flatbread pizza and small salad (Price TBD)


Fettuccini Alfredo, Four Cheese, Pasta Carbonara, Spaghetti and Meatballs, Pasta da Vinci, Louisiana Chicken or Spicy Chicken Chipotle, Pasta Campagna, or Evelyn’s Favorite ($13.95)


Famous Factory Meatloaf, Shepherd’s Pie or Fish & Chips ($13.95)


Herb Crusted Filet of Salmon, Miso Salmon, Fresh Grilled Salmon ($14.95)

The menu items above are subject to change, and prices may vary by location.

Can I make a reservation at The Cheesecake Factory?

The Cheesecake Factory does not take reservations, regardless of what time you are looking to dine in or how many people are in your party. The franchise is known for attracting large crowds, especially during busy hours, so it is recommended that you arrive with plenty of time to spare.

To learn more about The Cheesecake Factory food and prices, take a look at the latest menu.

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