Pick Your Poison: Las Vegas Bars Themed for Every Taste
Last updated: January 27, 2017 at 11:22 am. Posted by Kristine McKenzie in Las Vegas Bars, Las Vegas Hotels, Nightlife. 2 Comments on Pick Your Poison: Las Vegas Bars Themed for Every Taste.
Las Vegas is all about the party. And our parties usually involve drinks.
There are a lot of bars to choose from in Sin City. Maybe you want a rowdy country bar. Maybe you want to chill with a handcrafted cocktail. Or maybe you just want a nice cold beer. We’re here to help you find a bar to suit your style.
Go ahead, pick your poison. No matter what it is, there’s a Las Vegas bar for you.
If mixology is your obsession and you like your drinks shaken not stirred, you’ll want a bar that caters to your love of carefully crafted cocktails. Here’s where to go.
Famed mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim created eight drinks for the menu at this sophisticated sipping spot. Try the Tennessee Highball #2 with Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select Tennessee Whiskey, fresh-squeezed lemon juice, orange bitters and ginger beer. We also like The Chairman’s Manhattan with Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select Tennessee Whiskey, Carpano Antica Formula Vermouth, Dale DeGraff’s pimento bitters and brandied cherries.
Bound BY SALVATORE at The Cromwell
This elegant lobby bar serves cocktails created by esteemed mixologist Salvatore Calabrese. You’ll want to try his signature Breakfast Martini, a gin-based drink mixed with orange marmalade. If you can’t decide between sweet and sour, you’ll love another signature drink, the Spicy Fifty. It combines Stoli Vanil Vodka, elderflower cordial, fresh lime juice, honey syrup and chili pepper.
3535 at The LINQ
If you’re looking for unique drinks, 3535 has numerous custom-made infusions that you won’t find anywhere else. Go for the Pig Newton with ancho and bacon-infused Jim Beam bourbon and fig-infused Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey. Like things sweet? Try the Rum Raisin Cola with coconut-infused Bacardi and Jarritos Mexican cola.
Montecristo Cigar Bar
Whiskey lovers should head to Montecristo Cigar Bar where you can pair your libations with a cigar. Try a whiskey flight or one of the signature cocktails like Mr. Tasty’s Blackberry Mojito. You’ll also find classic cocktails like the Blood & Sand and the Sazerac.
Alto Bar at Caesars Palace
Caesars Palace’s newest bar, Alto Bar, serves premium versions of classic cocktails. Be sure to try their signature drink, the Crown of the Gods. It’s made with Crown Royal whisky, lime syrup, blood orange liqueur and aromatic bitters. It’s served over an ice block with a twist of orange and a “filthy” cherry. While you’re at Alto Bar, check out the Oculus Virtual Reality Lounge, located in the bar’s private dining space.
Cowboys and Cowgirls
If country music is your jam and you’re looking for a watering hole, Las Vegas has plenty of country bars for you.
Redneck Riviera at The Grand Bazaar Shops at Bally’s
Country superstar John Rich recently opened this bar at Bally’s. The bar features live country music all day, specialty cocktails and a special bar inside the bar called the Heroes Bar, which is dedicated to veterans and active duty military.
PBR Rock Bar at the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood
Saddle up and ride the mechanical bull at this bar that also features live music, food, a specialty frozen drink bar and a good selection of bottle and draft beers. You can also get your drinks in one of several souvenir cups.
Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill at Harrah’s Las Vegas
Toby Keith’s bar serves Southern cooking and of course, you’ll hear plenty of country music and live bands here. Order a fun signature drink like the Russian Redneck, The Whiskey Girl or The Mason Dixon. And be sure to nurse your hangover on Sundays at the Bloody Mary bar.
You know your IPAs from your lagers and your ales from your pilsners. Here’s where you can find a good brew in Vegas.
Beer Park at Paris Las Vegas
A place called Beer Park has to be a beer lover’s paradise, right? The bar and restaurant is situated on a 10,000-square-foot deck overlooking the Strip. As for the beer, there are more than 100 can, draft and bottle beers served here including 36 beers on tap.
Yard House at The LINQ Promenade
Yard House features a center island bar and a glass-enclosed keg room, housing thousands of gallons of beer, which is available in a half-yard, pint or a shorty. The bar offers 160 taps of imported, craft and specialty ales and lagers, plus cocktails and sake. Bonus: It has a great outdoor patio with a prime view of the High Roller observation wheel.
IT’S 5 O’CLOCK SOMEWHERE BAR INSIDE THE MARGARITAVILLE CASINO IN FLAMINGO LAS VEGAS
This bar has one of the happiest happy hours around for beer lovers. Grab yourself a bunch of 5-cent beers from 5 – 6 p.m. daily. They also have 24-hour beer pong, live music Thursday – Sunday from 8 p.m. – 2 a.m. and a late-night happy hour from 2 a.m. – 10 a.m.
ameriCAN Beer & Cocktails at The LINQ Promenade
As the name suggests, ameriCAN Beer & Cocktails focuses on American beers. The beer menu offers nearly 70 beers in cans and on draft and you can grab a different beer from each of the 50 U.S. states.
O’Sheas casino at The LINQ Promenade
O’Sheas, a favorite party spot on the Strip, serves 50 types of beer, which comes in handy for their beer pong tournaments. There’s also nightly entertainment with live bandsand our favorite leprechaun host to party with, Mr. Lucky.
TAG Sports Bar at The LINQ
Named one of the “Best Sports Bars in America” by Travel + Leisure, TAG serves more than 200 bottled, can and large format brews. About half of the beer selection showcases domestic beers from 17 states; the other half features more than 25 imported beers from across the globe.
We love the pour-your-own draft tables, using a self-serve system where guests are encouraged to pour as they see fit.
If you prefer your drinks sparkling and full of bubbles, there are some great places to get a glass of Champagne in Las Vegas.
FIZZ at Caesars Palace
FIZZ is a bar and lounge dedicated to Champagne.
The drink menu offers an array of the finest Champagnes and a cocktail menu that blends classic cocktails with progressive techniques. We like the FIZZ Fraise with Ford’s Gin, Domaine Chandon Brut, Fragoli Wild Strawberry liqueur, strawberry puree, rock candy syrup, lemon juice and egg whites.
MR CHOW at Caesars Palace
This well-known restaurant has a wide variety of Champagnes by the glass, bottle and magnum. You can also order champagne cocktails. Try the Chow-Lini with house-made peach foam and Moet & Chandon Champagne.
The highlight is the restaurant’s champagne trolley, which will come to your table to personally dispense the bubbles.
Be sure to check out MR CHOW’s Social Hour Sunday – Thursday from 5 – 7 p.m. with special pricing on Krug, Moet Chandon Rose, and Moet Chandon Imperial Champagnes.
Flair Bartending Fans
Like your cocktails with a little drama? We’ve got bottle-flipping bartenders at these Las Vegas bars.
Carnaval Court at Harrah’s Las Vegas
This open-air bar on the Strip is a party destination. Enjoy gaming, live entertainment and flair bartenders who will dazzle you with their cocktail shaking skills.
Voodoo Rooftop Nightclub & Lounge at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino
Voodoo’s award-winning flair bartenders will amaze you as they whip up specialty cocktails like the Witch Doctor, a huge, smoking rum cocktail topped with dry ice. Take your drink out onto the patio and enjoy the view of the Strip from 51 stories up.
If your idea of a wild night out is sipping on a glass of vino, you can do that in Vegas. It doesn’t matter whether you’re an oenophile or you’re not sure what the difference is between a cab and a pinot.
Wine Cellar at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino
Rio’s Wine Cellar and Tasting Room is home to one of the most impressive public wine collections in the United States. The Wine Cellar has around 10,000 bottles, valued at more than $10 million. They also have hard-to-find “cult wines” in the matured wine vault.
You can order from a list of more than 100 wines by the glass. Flights are also available.
STRIP HOUSE LAS VEGAS AT PLANET HOLLYWOOD RESORT & CASINO
This steakhouse has a great selection of wines. Sit at the bar and experience wines by the glass. Check out the Reserve Wines, comprised of premium red wine selections that use the Cruvinet wine preserving and dispensing technology to serve notable wines, without requiring diners to purchase the entire bottle. You can enjoy three or six-ounce pours.
In addition to the restaurant’s wine-by-the-glass choices, Strip House also has a collection of Bucket List rare and unique bottles of wine. We’re talking Chateau Margaux, Chateau Mouton Rothschild and Chateau Petrus.
FROZEN DRINK ADDICTS
So you’re one of those people who aren’t affected by brain freeze and you love to walk around the Strip with a big yard-long frozen drink. Here’s where you can fill up.
NUMB BAR AT CAESARS PALACE AND HARRAH’S LAS VEGAS
Get a supersized slushie cocktail to go at Numb. They serve everything from fruity coladas to a cappuccino drink. Get your drink in a souvenir cup and keep it for a discounted refill later on.
EVENING CALL AT BALLY’S LAS VEGAS
This walk-up bar is easy and convenient. Grab yourself a 50-ounce cup and you’ll be set for the day. Try the Vegas Crush, which combines Coral Crush and tropical rum. Looking for a stronger buzz? Order the frozen Jäger Bomb.
PH SHIVER AT PLANET HOLLYWOOD RESORT & CASINO
Located on the Strip, the outdoor PH Shiver is the home of 46-ounce frozen cocktails. Flavors include Strawberry Rush, Captain Crush, pink lemonade and classic margarita. Enjoy any frozen cocktail refill for $10.
PURPLE ZEBRA AT RIO ALL-SUITE HOTEL & CASINO
At this daiquiri bar with seven flavors, mix and match to your heart’s content. We like the Peachy Keen. Come back for a refill for 20 percent off.
MARGARITAVILLE AT FLAMINGO LAS VEGAS
The granddaddy of frozen drink spots, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville serves the namesake margaritas as well as well as daiquiris and other libations. Grab your drink from one of six bars in the three-level venue and get it to go in a signature blender cup.