Best of Our Valley 2021: Nightlife & Cocktails

Group of friends partying at the nightclub

Hey party people, looking for the best place to knock back a few bevs and cut loose on the dance floor? With 2020 being 2020, we could all use a cocktail right about now!

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 reader’s top picks for nightlife and cocktails in the Valley.

These are AZ Foothills Best of Our Valley 2021 contest winners. Winners will be featured in the 2021 issues 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 2021. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!

Winners, download your 2021 Winners logo here and reserve space in the annual Collectors Edition here.


Best Arizona Brewery: Thunder Canyon Brewery

Best Bar for Fun & Games: Boondocks

Best Bartender/Mixologist: Keifer Gilbert

Best Bloody Mary: Hash Kitchen

Best Comedy Club: Stand Up Live

Best Cougar Bar: Mastro’s Ocean Club

Best Country Music Bar: Handlebar J’s

Best Craft Beer Bar: Wandering Tortoise

Best Craft Cocktails: Toca Madera

Best Dance Floor: Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row

Best Day Drinking SpotBoondocks

Best Dive Bar: Boondocks

Best Gay Bar: The Rock

Best Happy Hour: K O’Donnell’s Sports Bar & Grill

Best Hipster Bar: Hanny’s

Best Karaoke Night: Brigett’s Last Laugh

Best Local DJ: DJ Jon Amaral

Best Lounge: Bitter & Twisted Cocktail Parlour

Best Margarita: Z’Tejas

Best Mimosa: Brunch Café

Best Nightclub: AURA

Best Nightlife Photographer: Zee Peralta Photography

Best Place to Buy Alcohol: Tarbell’s Wine Store

Best Place to Spend a 21st BirthdayRodeo Ranch

Best Pub: Kelly’s at SouthBridge

Best Rooftop Bar: Second Story Liquor Bar

Best Saloon: Dirty Dogg Saloon

Best Wine Bar: Postino Wine Cafe

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