Here Is The Absolute Best Bar In Every State


Pink Pony Pub

Pink Pony Pub

Who doesn’t want to drink on the beach? This world-famous beach bar offers it all, the sun, the ocean and great service.


F Street Bar

F Street Station Facebook

Known for their fresh seafood, amazing food and good drinks, this bar has proven why it’s been a go-to for such a long time. It’s one of the older bars in the area but it has proven time and time to be a must see.


Second Story Liquor Bar

Second Story Liquor Bar

The Second Story Liquor Bar prides itself on great drinks, food and service. A definite must see in Scottsdale.


Flying Saucer Little Rock

Flying Saucer Little Rock

If you’re looking for a great selection of drinks, this is your place. People praise this bar for having great prices as well as wonderful service. Who knows, maybe you’ll earn a saucer with your name on it.


Smuggler’s Cove

Cove Facebook

Ahoy mates! This pirate themed bar will keep the rum coming with over 200 different types, as well as the memories.


Henry Tavern

Henry Tavern Facebook

With lots variety and different things to do, this stop is a great way to spend an evening. Hit up happy hour or watch the big game on one of the dozen big TVs.


Little River Restoratives

Little River Facebook

This bar is known for their “cozy and lighthearted” feel. Locals recommend it as a definite stop.


Jessop’s Tavern

Jessop’s Tavern Facebook

Great food with an awesome colonial feel to it. You’ll feel like you’ve gone back in time but you’ll enjoy the beverage selection as well as great service.


Capt Tony’s Saloon

Tony’s Saloon

The pirates punch is a must try at this pirate themed bar. With a casual vibe, it’s a good place to hang out with friends. Make sure you try to get the coin in the fish’ mouth.


Red Phone Booth

Red Phone Booth Facebook

Craft cocktails, small plates and cigars offered in this 1920’s inspired bar entered through a phone booth.


Duke’s Waikiki

Duke’s Waikiki Facebook

A popular tourist place, Duke’s offers great drinks, beautiful views and a good time.


Taphouse Pub And Eatery


This Boise establishment has a wide variety of drinks and food that keeps its rating over 4 stars.


ROOF on theWit

Roof on the wit Facebook

With a sleek layout and pretty city views, this Chicago bar is said to impress. It’s a great place to dress up with friends or it makes for an impressive first date.


Slippery Noodle Inn

The Slippery Noodle

Indiana’s oldest bar offers great food, live blues bands and loads of atmosphere.


Firehouse Bar


It’s known for its beer garden and large crowds. Perfect place to watch a sporting event or celebrate a holiday.


So Long Saloon

So Long Saloon Facebook

If you’re looking for a trendy venue, good food and a great selection of drinks, check out this Kansas bar.


Old Kentucky Bourbon Bar

Old Kentucky Bourbon Bar Facebook

For the bourbon lovers, this bar will keep you on your toes with all the different options.


Carousel Bar

Hotel Monteleone Hotel Facebook

Get in touch with your childhood self with this Carousel Bar.


Arcadia National Bar

Arcadia National Bar Facebook

Who doesn’t want to play old arcade games with access to alcohol? Grab a cocktail or a cold beer and try your kills on an old pinball machine.



Seacrets Facebook

Another bar on the water. Seacrets has a gorgeous view with great food and drinks to add.


The Tunnel Bar

Tunne Bar Facebook

This Boston bar looks as though it’s literally located in a tunnel. With awesome stone details, this bar has a great atmosphere and alcohol selection.



HopCat Facebook

This one is for the beer lovers out there. With lots of options, you’ll never be bored with your beer choice. Hopcat provides a casual atmosphere that’s perfect for drinks after work with friends.


First Ave

First Avenue Facebook

With a good music venue, staff and atmosphere, you’re sure to have a good time at this Minnesota bar.


Hucks Cove Bar And Grill

Hucks Cove Facebook

A great place to enjoy a sunny day.


Harry’s Country Club

Harry’s Country Club Facebook

Casual bar with a wide beer, whiskey and tequila selection. They also offer a jukebox when there isn’t live music.


The Buffalo Bar

The Buffalo Bar Facebook

No rules, at this fun bar. Enjoy the scenery while you’re having a cold beer. Don’t forget to take a selfie with the buffalo décor.


Crescent Moon

The Crescent Moon Facebook

A real cheers like atmosphere. This bar offers a great selection of food and drinks.


Minus 5 Ice Bar

Minus5 Ice Experience Facebook

You are in for a “cool” experience. This bar is made of ice, need I say more? The only advice I have is to make sure you’re dressed for the cold temperature.

New Hampshire

Coat Of Arms Pub

Coat of Arms Facebook

A great Irish bar. Enjoy a cold Guinness and some of their highly rated food.

New Jersey

Wonder Bar

Wonder Bar Facebook

This New Jersey bar is said to be dog friendly. So, grab Fido and have a good time.

New Mexico

Adobe Bar

Adobe Bar Facebook

Great live music and drink selection. A must see in New Mexico.

New York

Founding Fathers Pub

Founding Fathers Facebook

A bar dedicated to our founding fathers. With a laid-back atmosphere, this pub has American history–related decor, darts and trivia nights as well as great burgers.

North Carolina

Thirsty Monk

Thirsty Monk Facebook

Asheville’s premier beer bar. Beer lovers can enjoy a constantly rotating selection of beers on tap as well as a fun casual bar experience.

North Dakota

The Blarney Stone Irish Pub

The Blarney Stone Pub Facebook

Another Irish Pub for the books.


The Big Bang

Big Bang Facebook

With dueling Piano’s and a fun appearance, you will have a great time.


The Pump Bar

The Pump Facebook

Another great bar that offers a good outdoor setting. It’s on the casual side and known to be a great place to hang out and enjoy a drink.


McMenamins Edgefield

McMenamins Edgefield Facebook

This sprawled out bar offers multiple bars on the premises as well as a great concert venue on the outside. I have personally been here and I love that there is something for everybody.


The Grandview Saloon

Saloon Facebook

Beautiful city skylines and great drinks. A perfect date night.

Rhode Island

Ogies Trailer Park

Ogie’s Trailer Park Facebook

Casual, fun and popular is a great way to describe this Rhode Island bar.

South Carolina

Señor Frogs

Señor Frog’s

If you’re looking for more of an outgoing party atmosphere, you’ve found it.

South Dakota

Full Throttle Saloon

Full throttle Saloon Facebook

A popular biker bar, this bar attracts tourist from all over.


The Flying Squirrel

Flying Squirrel Facebook

Beautifully designed, this bar not only offers a great evening ambience that is popular with guests, it also offers a fantastic brunch that is said to be a must.


Billy Bob’s Texas

Billy Bob’s Texas Facebook

Offering barbeque, rodeos and cowboys, this bar is a true Texas establishment. Put on your cowboy boots and have a good time.


Beer Hive Pub

Beerhive Pub Facebook

This Salt Lake City holds a solid 4 stars with multiple raves about their great food, drinks and service.


Farmhouse Tap And Grill

The Farmhouse Tap & Grill Facebook

All the food offered here is farm to table which allows you to know what exactly you are eating. With a wonderful drink menu, you will enjoy your time here.



Topgolf Facebook

Where adults can be a kid but with the adult beverages. There is something fun for everyone here.



Canon Facebook

This bar has an amazing liquor wall and toy cannons that are served with certain dishes. A must visit for the Seattle Area.

West Virginia

The Empty Glass

The Empty Glass Facebook

Mostly known for their great music venue and good food, the locals recommend this bar. It keeps a solid 4 star rating.


Moccasin Bar

Moccasin Bar Facebook

Hilarious taxidermy and inexpensive drinks is just two reasons you’ll have fun at this local bar.


Mint Bar

Mint Bar Facebook

A true cowboy bar. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

I live to laugh.

Keep up with Jules on Instagram

More From Thought Catalog