Hey party people, looking for the best place to knock back a few bevs and cut loose on the dance floor? Lucky for you Phoenix has got one of the hottest nightlife scenes so you’ll never have to experience a boring weekend again! Here are AZFoothills.com reader’s top picks for nightlife and cocktails in the Valley.
These are AZ Foothills Best of Our Valley 2020 contest winners. Winners will be featured in the April 2020 issue of Arizona Foothills Magazine, a tell-all guide to the best people and places in the Valley of the Sun, as chosen by its residents.
As a special thanks to the winners and those who helped them attain their Best Of status, a celebratory bash will be held in May 2020. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!
Winners, download your 2020 Winners logo here and reserve space in the annual Collectors Edition here.
THE WINNERS LIST: NIGHTLIFE & COCKTAILS
Best Arizona Brewery: Desert Monks Brewing
Best Bar for Fun & Games: Boondocks
Best Bartender/Mixologist: Miguel Mora
Best Bloody Mary: Hash Kitchen
Best Comedy Club: The Comedy Spot Comedy Club
Best Cougar Bar: Isabella’s Kitchen
Best Country Music Bar: Dierks Bently’s Whiskey Row
Best Craft Beer Bar: Goldwater Brewing Co.
Best Craft Cocktails: Bourbon & Bones
Best Dance Floor: Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row
Best Day Drinking Spot: WET at W Scottsdale
Best Dive Bar: Boondocks
Best Gay Bar: Charlie’s
Best Happy Hour: K O’Donnell’s Sports Bar & Grill
Best Hipster Bar: Valley Bar
Best Karaoke Night: The Dragon
Best Local DJ: DJ Iceman
Best Lounge: W Scottsdale Living Room
Best Margarita: CRUjiente Tacos
Best Mimosa: Hash Kitchen
Best Nightclub: Riot House
Best Nightlife Photographer: Zee Peralta Photography
Best Place to Buy Alcohol: Tarbell’s Wine Store
Best Place to Spend a 21st Birthday: El Hefe
Best Pub: Kelly’s at SouthBridge
Best Rooftop Bar: SHADE Lounge at W Scottsdale
Best Saloon: Dirty Dogg Saloon
Best Wine Bar: SORSO
Strongest Drink: Hefe’s Blackout Marg, El Hefe
AFM Fave Best New Bar: The Hot Chick