Summer has officially arrived to the Valley and the only thing to do to get through it is to chill out poolside with cocktail in hand. Thankfully, one of the best hotel rooftop bars, according to USA Today and Travel + Leisure, also has a rooftop pool plus views of downtown Phoenix. LUSTRE is perched on the third floor of Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix and has specials happening every day of the week now through Labor Day.
The rooftop bar has also introduced a menu of new summer fare including the Papa Pina with Hornitos Cristaliano Tequila, caramelized pineapple, lime and agave; Van Zandt Mule with Tito’s Handmade Vodka, prickly pear puree, lime, simple syrup and Goslings ginger beer; Blood-Red Sol with Hornitos Cristaliano Tequila, solerno, blood orange, lime and agave; Ancho Skirt Steak Nachos with cheddar, pepper jack, queso, jalapenos, borracho bean, corn, tomatoes, cilantro, sour cream, salsa and guacamole; and Honey Sriracha Mini Bone-in Pork Shanks.
Monday: Hospitality Industry Mondays with Don Q Rum
Available 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with proof of employment and a live DJ from 2 to 6 p.m. Specials include half-off piña coladas, couch and cabana rentals and bottle service with Don Q Rum.
Tuesday: Tiki Tuesdays with Flor de Cana and Sailor Jerrys Spiced Rum
Available 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with a steel-drum band and live DJ playing each week. Food and cocktail specials include $12 batched Zombies, $10 batched Mai Tais, $9 King Kongs and half-off pork and pineapple flatbreads or sliders.
Wednesday: Spritz-stravaganza with Aperol
Available 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Specials include half-off Aperol Spritzers and cabanas spritz kits.
Thursday: Thirsty Thursdays with Local Beer Partners
Available 3 p.m. to close with beer samplings, tastings and giveaways happening 5 to 8 p.m. Weekly partners include O.H.S.O. Brewery and Distillery, San Tan Brewing Co., Barrio Brewing Co., Four Peaks Brewing Co., Huss Brewing Co. and Clown Shoes. Specials include half-off local draft beer of the week.
Friday: Freakin’ Weekend Pool Party with Malibu Rum
Pool opens at 11 a.m., party takes place 12 to 6 p.m. with giant pool inflatables and complimentary gifts. Specials include half-off Malibu well drinks and $8 piña coladas.
Saturday: Rise n’ Grind Pool Party with Effen Vodka
Pool opens at 11 a.m. and the party takes place 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Specials include Effen Vodka-hosted cabanas with two bottles of Effen Vodka, half-off Cool as a Cucumber cocktails and $5 Effen Vodka Bloody Mary’s.
Sunday: Sunday Funday with Tito’s Vodka
Pool opens at 11 a.m. and the party takes place 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Specials include half-off Van Zandt Mules and guests will enjoy complimentary gifts and giveaways.
For more information, visit: lustrerooftopbar.com