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Busy Central Avenue in midtown Phoenix has a new nightlife attraction: Central Wine, a swanky new wine bar that features Arizona and California wines and a rotating list of international bottles. Nightly drink specials, including a Thursday night $15 wine flight, set the mood for a fun, low-key evening with friends. And, of course, very good wine. Read more »All New & Notable Phoenix Nightlife »
A new patio bar just opened in Tempe, and it promises to bring a little of California and New Mexico to the Phoenix area. The Watershed is located in the Tempe Lakes community in south Tempe, and it features an indoor lounge, Redwood picnic tables on a lawn, plush couches and bars overlooking a beautiful lake. Read more »All New & Notable Phoenix Nightlife »
Top-flight comedy clubs have popped up across the nation, which makes it easier than ever to catch a stand-up show. Read more at USA TODAY »
About Phoenix, AZ Nightlife
Although Phoenix isn't known for having a particularly lively nightlife scene, there are lots of places to play after dark. If you want to watch a game, check out a sports bar like Majerle's (owned by NBA All-Star Dan Majerle). Live music is on tap at several establishments, such as Rhythm Room and Char's Has the Blues. Following international trends, the city has also seen the opening of several swanky cocktail lounges check out Amsterdam, Merc Bar and Wright Bar for sophisticated fun with martinis. Of course, you'll also find tried and true national chains like Hard Rock Café and Rock Bottom Brewery, where the atmosphere, food and beverages are always popular and reliable.
- Phoenix Expert Kim Goodin