It may not be below-freezing here in the Valley but that doesn’t mean we can’t still curl up fireside with winter-approved cocktails. Here’s some of the coziest bars around town for all your cuddling needs.
Mbar at Prado
Whether you’re inside in the warm and welcoming lounge area or outside gathered around social fire pits, Mbar at Prado at Omni Montelucia is as cozy as ever. Dig into Andalusian-inspired tapas while sipping fruit-infused sangrias, gin and tonics and an array of Spanish wines. Enjoy happy hour Sunday through Thursday, from 6 to 8 p.m. Click here for more.
MATCH Restaurant & Lounge
Relax and recharge with friends at MATCH Restaurant & lounge, located inside the FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel on Central Avenue. You’ll enjoy craft cocktails, rotating seasonal beers, an extensive wine list, and a comfort food menu at this downtown hot spot. Get cozy next to a table side fire on the patio, enjoy libations, and take in sounds from the city. Click here for more.
Mix Up Bar
Located at T. Cooks, named The Coziest Restaurant in Arizona by Food & Wine Magazine, guests here can get comfy in rich leather chairs and warm up next to roaring fireplaces. The dimly lit space, 1920s-era decor and winter cocktail menu make this the perfect place for a cold winter night. Enjoy mood-setting music Thursday through Saturday and happy hour deals Sunday through Thursday, from 3 to 6 p.m. Click here for more.
For a cozy outdoor setting, Isabella’s Kitchen is perfect. Their oversized patio area is speckled with comfy couches and fire pits under string lights, all overlooking the Grayhawk golf course. Come here to enjoy a nice bottle of wine and pizza and plan to stay awhile. Click here for more.
A round of El Chorro’s warm sticky buns will make anywhere feel cozy. Thankfully, their patio is also ultra-comfy, with views of Camelback and Mummy mountain and an array of fireplaces to warm up next to. Click here for more.
Who doesn’t want to cozy up amidst the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright? While legend says the tequila sunrise was invented here, the menu also offers up a variety of spirits. Adding to the inviting environment, the bar features live entertainment on Friday and Saturday evenings. Click here for more.