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 AZFoothills.com 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!
THE WINNERS LIST: NIGHTLIFE & COCKTAILS
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 Spot: Boondocks
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 Birthday: Rodeo 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