7 Best Bars in Scottsdale, Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe


Old Town

This spot is great for feasting on huge portions of food and lavish quantities of liquor, but also for feasting your eyes on the fabulous people who flock here on weekend nights. It's a great stop before and after an Old Town event or a night of partying.

7353 Scottsdale Mall, Scottsdale, AZ, 85251, USA


Old Town

Tucked behind a shopping center on Scottsdale's main shopping drag, BsWest draws a stylish, well-heeled LGBTQ+ crowd.

Casino Arizona

You'll get a full entertainment experience here with a steak house and buffet, concerts and other live performances, and plenty of gaming including blackjack and keno. There's live music and dancing most nights.

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Casino Arizona at Talking Stick Resort

Locals come here for blackjack, poker, keno, more than 200 slot machines, and a dash of Las Vegas–like nightlife.


This lively restaurant and bar attracts a Western line-dancing, 10-gallon-hat-wearing crowd.

Kazimierz Wine & Whiskey Bar

Old Town

Snuggle up with a friend---or make some new friends---while sampling from a selection of wines from around the world and more than 200 whiskeys. Enjoy live music nightly.

Salty Senorita

Old Town

This spot is known more for its extensive margarita selection and lively patio crowd than for its food. The restaurant-bar touts 51 different margaritas—with some recipes so secret they won't tell you what goes in them. Try the El Presidente or the Chupacabra.