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Top bar recommendations from locals

Rock Club
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“Brick-walled lounge set in a former garage that now offers Tex-Mex cooking & free live music.”
  • 88 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Quite possibly the host's favorite late night spot in PHX - Valley Bar is an eclectic basement bar and just really really fun. ”
  • 85 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“If you are staying at our space this is really a must visit, we are right across the street from it and the food is great. The scene at night is really nice, with lights hanging from all the trees, live music on weekends. Definitely a date night spot. ”
  • 82 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Awesome health-conscious food (breakfast, lunch, dinner). Many of their ingredients come from the adjacent open air farmers market, which you should definitely check out on Saturdays between 8 AM and 1 PM. ”
  • 62 locals recommend
Arcade
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“Nostalgia overload! All the vintage original arcade games you played in as a kid, plus adult beverages, DJs, and awesome food trucks. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Best Cocktails - World-class cocktails inside the former Arizona Prohibition Headquarters (oh the irony) at the historic Luhrs Building in downtown Phoenix. Worth going to read the menu alone (you'll know what I mean). ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Hanny’s Department Store was constructed in 1947 and closed in 1986. The building was then purchased by the city and repeatedly set ablaze for firefighter training. It is now a contemporary cocktail center, serving upscale salads and thin-crust pizza. Enter the basement, if you dare. Open for lunch on weekdays. Dinner only on Saturday and Sunday. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
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“Great independent movie theater specializing in new independent and foreign films as well as cult, classic, retro and locally made films.”
  • 48 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Right next door to Cibo, this place has American fare and the best signature Manhattan cocktail ever. It's not cheap, but one is plenty, take it from me! The outdoor patio is perfect, we go there for happy hour with reduced drinks and food. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Bar
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“Cool ale house with 60 microbrews and wines on tap from all over the world. Outdoor patio too. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Bar
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“Mar 6: Djentrification (turntableist / world music) and Buffalo (indie), 8pm The artist owned and operated venue is 21+, never a cover and features Arizona beers & wines, happy hour from open-7pm.”
  • 36 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“I love their burgers!!! Bartenders make REAL cocktails! Their staff is awesome, patio seating right off the rail for people watching. And their staff is off the charts good”
  • 31 locals recommend
Caribbean Restaurant
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“Jamaican rum bar and authentic higher end restaurant. Cigar bar in back outside. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Italian in the heart of the City, Family owned and Very Good Food, patio dining available”
  • 24 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Think of a futuristic lounge concept from the 70’s idea of future. Great place to chat and visit. Small bites too”
  • 24 locals recommend
Brewery
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“A huge selection of tasty beers and their food is delicious too! We recommend the sliders or their mac’n’cheese.”
  • 19 locals recommend