The Best Most Fun Bars In Phoenix

Are you looking to discover the best bars in Phoenix?

Then we have you covered!

On this page, you’ll find the official shortlist of all the bars in Phoenix. (More in-depth further below). And, each with why it’s best to go.

Feel free to check out each bar’s official profile to find out more and to find out which is best for you.

We’ve also created separate shortlists for each genre you might like to visit on your time out.

Furthermore, you can get on the guest list or book a table with bottle service on some of the more exclusive bars. We are happy to help you out with either.

1. Rips Bar Phoenix

Rips Bar is a historic part of Phoenix Arizona’s past and future. One of the few “old school” establishments that is still standing even during this time of renewal in Phoenix. Laced with a rich past, Rips is a family owned and operated “dive bar” with a cool twist of retro meets current trends. Rips is a great little neighborhood bar. They promote local artists and are kind and courteous to their patrons.

2. Bikini Lounge Phoenix

Bikini Lounge is a great place with lots of local history and meaningful history. It’s a semi-private room with its own bar & pool tables. The area can accommodate up to 120 people.

3. Swizzle Inn Phoenix

Fun, unassuming dive bar in Phoenix. Swizzle Inn is a mainstay offering mixed drinks, trivia nights, & jukebox in a funky space decked in holiday lights. It’s a regular spot for the locals. This is the best neighborhood bar around.

4. Toca Madera – Scottsdale Phoenix

Toca Madera is a modern take on traditional Mexican cuisine, featuring unique plates and specialty craft cocktails. Here you’ll experience beautiful settings and delicious Mexican cuisine with an extensive vegan menu.

5. Bar Smith Phoenix

Legendary nightclub in downtown Phoenix- owned by Pete Salaz , Sinbad & others. Hip hop downstairs & amazing house music upstairs. Creativity abounds in both floors of this bi-level Nightclub located in downtown Phoenix. Dance the night away in the open rooftop or inside in the main room. DJs spin house & hip-hop tunes in this bustling bi-level club that features an open-air top floor. Always bringing the very best of house and hip hop artists.

6. ZuZu Phoenix

ZuZu restaurant, along with their private dining space. We are a neighborhood favorite and culinary destination all in one. The atmosphere is as fresh as the flavors, creating an approachable take on unique dishes. Share small plates with someone special or forge new bonds while casually chatting with our chef. Pair each bite with an equally delicious cocktail for a delightful experience you’ll be eager to share with friends and family. This little restaurant personifies what they love about Arizona, the rich sense of history, warm hospitality, and all its gentle reminders that they should not take themselves too seriously.

7. AZ88 Phoenix

AZ88 is a trendy, contemporary rooftop bar & eatery featuring American staples, DJ-spun tunes weekly & a large patio. It’s located in Scottsdale Mall. It’s a trendy, neo-boho watering hole/café that pulses with energy, and remains one of the most reliable late-night dining spots in town.

8. Canopy by Hilton Scottsdale Old Town Bar Phoenix

Located in Scottsdale 4.2 km from Desert Botanical gardens, Canopy by Hilton Scottsdale  Old Town has accomodations with a restaurant, private parking, an outdoor swimming pool, and a bar.

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