5 Favorite Cocktail Bars in Central/Downtown Phoenix: Quick PHX

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Sarah Hurwitz
Who serves your favorite cocktails in Central/Downtown Phoenix?
Our Quick PHX guide this year showed you a lot of dining, partying, and entertainment options, and we have a few more suggestions that we'll share in the coming weeks.

Today we'll show you the best spots for cocktails in Central/Downtown Phoenix:

See also: 29 Favorite Places in Phoenix to Eat: Quick PHX
Rum Bar
It's all about the rum (over 100 varieties of it) and rum-based cocktails at this cozy spot alongside the Jamaican eatery, The Breadfruit.

Heather Hoch
Windsor's No. 4 cocktail is packed with flavor-- and gin!
Cocktails named after numbers -- like the No. 04 made with gin, grapefruit, hop bitters, and cardamom syrup -- make this neighborhood restaurant count. 
District American Kitchen & Wine Bar
Local ingredients like agave nectar syrup and Singh Farms honeycomb make their way into classic cocktails at this sleek spot at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel. 

Heather Hoch
Get some creative cocktails at Blue Hound Kitchen.
Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails
Mixologist Stephanie Teslar's unique cocktails at this urban gathering place inside CityScape's Hotel Palomar include ingredients like berry gastriques, Eastern European spirits, and housemade horchata.
Tuck Shop
Manager John Cavanagh's housemade tonic syrup at this Coronado District house-turned restaurant makes gin and tonics, martinis, and Old Fashioneds almost impossibly refreshing.

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Location Info


The Rum Bar

108 E. Pierce St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music


5223 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails

2 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

District American Kitchen and Wine Bar

320 N. 3rd St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Tuck Shop

2245 N. 12th St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

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