Eight Best Neighborhood Bars: Best of Phoenix 2012

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At The Loft Again
We've spent the last year in the laboratory putting Phoenix under the microscope to reveal hundreds of specimens of the best culture, outdoor adventures, shopping, dining, and nightlife the city has to offer. And we're finally ready to publish our results. Nerd alert! Now presenting Scientific Phoenix.

Best Neighborhood Bar, North Phoenix: The Loft Again

It's a good thing that the proprietors of this North Valley gin joint have a couple of large clocks hanging near the bar to remind patrons of the passage of time. Otherwise, it's likely that they might waste away the entire day huddled away inside The Loft Again. Read the full Best of Phoenix 2012 story.

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Inside the Baer's Den
Best Neighborhood Bar, Tempe: Baer's Den

Baer's Den used to be one of those blink-and-you'll-miss-it kind of bars, as its teeny-tiny former location tucked alongside a motel was literally about the size of a one-car garage. After moving about 200 feet down Apache Boulevard earlier this year, however, this sports and spirits paradise is now housed in bigger and much more prominent digs. Read the full Best of Phoenix 2012 story.

Best Neighborhood Bar, Central Phoenix: The Little Woody

Hands down one of the coolest tiny bars in Phoenix, The Little Woody has stolen our boozy hearts. Part of The Vig's growing family of bars, TLW embodies everything that we want in a neighborhood watering hole. Read the full Best of Phoenix 2012 story.

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Inside Brad's Place
Best Neighborhood Bar, South Phoenix: Brad's Place

Cozy neighborhood bars are hard to come by in the corporate strip-mall haven of Ahwatukee, but there is at least one place you can go where everybody knows your name. Read the full Best of Phoenix 2012 story.


Location Info

Venue

Map

The Loft Again

15015 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

Brad's Place

4747 E. Elliot Road, Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

The Little Woody

4228 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

FilmBar

815 N. 2nd St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

Enoch's Sports Lounge

6750 W. Peoria Ave., Peoria, AZ

Category: Music

Groggy's

2207 W. Main St., Mesa, AZ

Category: Music

The Little Woody

4228 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

Roadrunner Lounge

3219 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ

Category: Music

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Erins_Voice
Erins_Voice moderator communitymanager

 @KristinHeggli Would you be willing to turn that comment into a quick review on @voiceplaces ? It's the New Times' directory, and The Little Woody's page is a little bare. (Click on its name in the article to see it)

KristinHeggli
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Big fan of the Little Woody! Nice atmosphere and great cocktails.

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