True to its name, FilmBar, showcases mostly indie films and it serves superb craft beers, wine and other spirits while you enjoy the flick. The micro-cinema space within the bar seats up to 70 and screens an interesting selection; from foreign and independent titles to cult classics and the work of local filmmakers. Tickets to the shows can be bought at the venue itself and members enjoy concessions and combos. For those coming in just to enjoy the bar, their range of drinks covers 25 different craft beers and a wonderful selection of wines. One other note, if you wish to continue the drinking after the film ends, the Angels Trumpet Ale House across the street is a beer lover's dream.
Situated on the North 7th Avenue, Char's Has The Blues has been entertaining its bunch of regulars for a long time now. Although it does serve a choice of drinks, everything else takes a back seat once the music starts. The bar schedules a series of Blues, RnB and funk concerts as well as jam sessions every night of the week that keep you entertained. It's list of past performers include the famous The Kenny Gee Project and the Soul Power Band. Walk in here anytime of the week for a great night out with friends, a romantic date, or just by yourself.
Crudo is one of the trendiest spots in Phoenix for cocktails, contemporary Italian cuisine and seafood. The menu is divided into sections including crudo featuring raw fish, cotto featuring cooked dishes, the mozza cheese menu and griglia grilled menu. Diners can choose to order a-la-carte or choose three, four or five course pricing options. The bar menu is full of incredible craft cocktails as well as an great wine selection.
In-the-know locals frequent this unassuming little wine bar in the Phoenix's Arcadia neighborhood (there are two others as well, one in Gilbert and the other in Downtown Phoenix). In a city buzzing with strip-mall cuisine, Postino is hidden a residential neighborhood, where the kitchen serves wonderful helpings of the Italian countryside, the Napa Valley, the South of France and the Mediterranean coast. The wine selection rotates every few months but Californian and Italian labels are the most common, with a few French wines and a handful of Argentinian ones added for good measure. Beer lovers can appreciate the selection as well, with the stellar Guinness on draft or the Alesmith IPA.
For expertly crafted cocktails in a trendy, contemporary space, head Downtown to Bitter & Twisted. The regular cocktail menu is a true masterpiece, but they also feature drink specials like a weekly cocktail and "punch of da month." Don't worry if all these incredible cocktails start to make you a bit hungry, there's also an equally gourmet food menu with items like a meat and cheese board, the ramen "momo" burger and Seoul fried chicken. So whether you're looking for a classic Manhattan or something truly unique, you can find it on a night out at Bitter & Twisted Cocktail Parlor.
Located in the bustling CityScape in Downtown Phoenix, Gypsy Bar is a top destination for nightlife. Gypsy Bar has all the features of a happening nightclub, from the lively dance floor to the sound and video system, VIP bottle service and full bar. But Gypsy Bar goes a step beyond the normal nightclub setup, adding in an arcade game lounge with classic games like Pac-Man, air hockey, skee ball and many more. If you're looking for a place to spend the evening without ever getting bored, head to Gypsy Bar.
Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails is a chic and classy cocktail bar and restaurant which is located in downtown Phoenix. The restaurant serves a variety of delicious seasonal dishes such as Pappardelle Veal and Schreiner’s Sausage Ragu, and Trout Golden Raisins, Capers, Green Beans and Brown Butter. The bar is known for its varied cocktail list. These crafted concoctions perfectly complement the dishes served. Sharing plates of food and a cozy yet trendy ambiance makes this a great hangout for friends.
Lustre Bar is located in Hotel Palomar on Jefferson street, Phoenix. It is known for its breathtaking views along with an open-air pool that creates a cool and cozy ambiance. They offer an eclectic list of cocktails which are the highlight of the drinks menu. Make sure not to miss the delicious food while being entertained by the in-house DJ. Lustre sets the right mood for an entertaining evening on the town.
Copper Blues is a sleek rock bar downtown Phoenix. Featuring live music, an impressive selection of more than 60 tap beers, good food and an amazing outdoor patio on the second floor, this venue is one of the most popular destinations in the city.