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?
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Does The Cheesecake Factory have specials?
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*||$9.95||800 cal|
|Avocado Eggrolls||$9.95||930 cal|
|Tex Mex Eggrolls||$9.95||930 cal|
|Chicken Pot Stickers||$9.95||380 cal|
|Fried Calamari||$9.95||1520 cal|
|Thai Chili Shrimp||$9.95||690 cal|
|Factory Nachos||$9.95||2670 cal|
|Buffalo Blasts®||$9.95||1670 cal|
|Pretzel Bites with Cheddar Cheese Fondue||$9.95||1010 cal|
|Housemade Meatballs||$9.95||670 cal|
|Hot Spinach and Cheese Dip||$9.95||1730 cal|
|Fried Macaroni and Cheese||$9.95||1310 cal|
|Sweet Corn Tamale Cakes**||$9.95||1340 cal|
|Happy Hour Burger* **||$9.95||1100 cal|
Small Plates & Snacks
|Street Corn||$8.95||720 cal|
|Chicken Taquitos||$8.95||400 cal|
|Korean Fried Cauliflower||$8.95||1150 cal|
|Avocado Tacos||$8.95||740 cal|
|Stuffed Mushrooms||$8.95||510 cal|
|Crispy Brussels Sprouts||$8.95||570 cal|
|Beet and Avocado Salad**||$8.95||290 cal|
|Cheeseburger Spring Rolls||$8.95||1010 cal|
|Fried Zucchini||$8.95||890 cal|
|Crispy Fried Cheese||$8.95||1080 cal|
|Crispy Crab Bites||$8.95||410 cal|
|Crab Wontons||$8.95||550 cal|
|Mojito Skinny-Syle||$8.95||150 cal|
|Long Island Iced Tea||$8.95||240 cal|
|Long Island Iced Tea Skinny-Syle||$8.95||110 cal|
|Margarita Skinny-Syle||$8.95||150 cal|
|J.W.'s Pink Lemonade™||$8.95||300 cal|
|Whiskey Smash||$8.95||190 cal|
|Selected Well Drinks||$8.95||80–200 cal|
|Selected Wines by the Glass||$8.95||160 cal|
|Selected Draft Beers||$5.50||120–180 cal|
|Selected Bottled Beers||$4.50||100–150 cal|
For more info on nutritional info and ingredients, refer to our Cheesecake Factory Nutrition page.
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:
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)
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.