10 Best Scottsdale Bars: From Trendy Chic to Country Western

Patricia Escarcega

By , Local Expert, Scottsdale
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Whether you’re in the mood to sip on a trendy cocktail or sample a local craft beer, the Scottsdale bar scene offers plentiful choices for thirsty patrons of all stripes. The Scottsdale nightlife scene boasts a diverse assortment of bars, from dim and elegant wine bars like Kazimierz World Wine Bar to historic local watering holes like Coach House Tavern. For an authentic taste of Old Town Scottsdale, stop in at Pattie’s First Avenue Lounge for inexpensive drinks, no cover charge, and laid-back patio, perfect for enjoying long, leisurely moments in the heart of the city. For an unpretentious and playful night out, head to The...  Read more »

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    Pattie's First Avenue Lounge

    Pattie's has a great Old Town location, killer drink specials, and some of the best local color in town.

    Local Expert Tip: "Laid-back, no-frills bar offers a break from Old Town Scottsdale's noisier dance clubs."

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    The Lodge

    The Lodge has great drink specials, plenty of board games, and some of the best bar food in town.

    Local Expert Tip: "Happy hour everyday from 3pm to 7pm."

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    Rusty Spur Saloon

    The Rusty Spur Saloon is the oldest watering hole in town, and still one of the best places to enjoy live country western music.

    Local Expert Tip: "The Rusty Spur Saloon features live music every day of the week!"

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    Rogue Bar

    The Rogue Bar has big comfy booths, great drink specials, and live music.

    Local Expert Tip: "Great venue to catch up-and-coming live music acts."

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    Kazimierz World Wine Bar

    Kazimierz Wold Wine Bar is the place to go in Scottsdale when you want a touch of European elegance.

    Local Expert Tip: "Stop here for late night gourmet snacking--the kitchen stays open until 1:30am. "

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    5th and Wine

    5th and Wine is a lively wine bar with comfortable lounge seating and a great small plates menu.

    Local Expert Tip: "Enjoy $4 appetizers and well drinks during Happy Hour, 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday."

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    Old Town Tavern

    Comfortable and laid-back, Old Town Tavern offers a nice break from the high-energy Scottsdale nightlife scene.

    Local Expert Tip: "For a relaxing night away from the downtown crowds, try this low-key night spot. "

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    The Roxy Lounge

    The Roxy Lounge is one of the swankiest lounges in town, a good place to sidle up and order a martini.

    Local Expert Tip: "The Roxy Lounge is also a popular live music venue. "

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    Coach House

    The Coach House is one of the oldest neighborhood bars in town, an unpretentious spot to enjoy a beer.

    Local Expert Tip: "Come enjoy live music on the weekends, and nibble on the complimentary buffet on Sunday afternoons."

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    RnR Restaurant & Bar

    Great people-watching and excellent food make the RnR Restaurant and Bar a winner.

    Local Expert Tip: "RnR is open until 2 am on Friday and Saturdays."



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