West End Trading Co. has an 'unfathomable' happy hour

West End Trading Co. has an 'unfathomable' happy hour
Photo by Scott Horn
West End Trading Co., 202 Sanford Ave, Sanford, 407-322-7475, drinkatwestend.com

Essay question: Why should I drink here? If a walk-in cooler, some woven bamboo sticks and your comfiest T-shirt got freaky and had a child together, it would look like West End Trading Co. With an unfathomable noon-to-9 (NOON TO 9!) happy hour and impeccable bar grub, West End is the up-punching dive you always wanted.

Short answer/multiple choice:

After work or after hours? After hours.

Beer/wine or liquor too? If it pours in a glass, it’s on the shelf here.

Check all that apply:
☐ fancy cocktails
☒ make 'em strong and keep 'em coming
☐ wine list (5 choices or more)
☒ craft beer
☒ beer: the usual suspects
☒ wide selection of bottles/cans (more than 15)
☒ wide selection on tap (more than 15)

Food served? Y ☒ N ☐ It’s a great slate of wraps, sandwiches and fried food.

Smoking allowed inside? Y ☒ N ☐

Outside drinking? Y ☒ N ☐

Dog-friendly? Y ☒ N ☐ Your pooch will feel right at home on the patio.

Bag hooks? Y ☒ N ☐

Bathrooms: nightmare or not bad? Not bad

TVs? Y ☒ N ☐

What’s on? A panorama of sportsball!

DJs? Y ☒ N ☐
Live music Y ☒ N ☐ More nights than not.

Loud music or background music? It’s a background soundtrack to vape and chill to.

Games? Check all that apply:
☐ pinball
☒ video
☐ pool
☐ darts
☐ other: air hockey


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