5 of the Best Bars in Las Vegas

Where to Get the Best Cocktails in Las Vegas

Sin City raises the bar when it comes to mixing up adult libations—and there are plenty of places to enjoy your drink of choice. Here are the top recommendations for where to get the best specialty cocktails in Las Vegas.

Best Bars in Las Vegas

FIX Restaurant & Bar
3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89109

This hip restaurant constructed almost exclusively of Costa Rican Padouk wood can be found inside the famous Bellagio. The atmosphere inside is warm and inviting, the perfect setting to enjoy a specialty cocktail. Celebrity fans of FIX Restaurant & Bar include Sofia Vergara, Owen Wilson, Jerome Bettis and Cameron Diaz.

For those obsessed with specialty cocktails, the Fix has what you’re looking for. Ingredients include Absolut Apeach vodka, Moscato D’Asti sparkling wine, lemon, and simple syrup—served out of a champagne flute.

Mixologists at Fix Restaurant & Bar combine Chopin Wheat, Aperol, Shock Top Belgian White, fresh lemon juice and Scrappy’s orange bitters to make Northern Lights shine as one of the best cocktails in Las Vegas.

Go all in and experience the irresistible flavors of the San Juanito. This drink has Bacardi Superior, Dorda Double Chocolate, Kahlua and fresh espresso. It’s dark, rich smooth and super cool.

3535 Bar
3535 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Since opening, the flashy 3535 Bar has lured the trendy and adventurous with handcrafted infusion cocktails. Located inside the LINQ Hotel and Casino, this is a one-stop destination for good times. With casino gaming, weekend DJ sets and a vast selection of drinks, this bar is a sure bet for great nightlife experiences.

Thin Mint martiniThe whimsical Pig Newton contains Ancho and bacon-infused Jim Beam bourbon, fig-infused Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, sweet vermouth, orange bitters and smoked black salt around the rim.

Take a seat at the bar and be sworn in for the J.F.K. This cocktail honors our 35th President and is made with bleu cheese and olive infused-Aviation gin, dry vermouth and features a garnish of bleu cheese stuffed olives.

For a sweet and decadent treat, sip the Thin Mint martini. This concoction incudes mint Oreo-infused Skyy vodka with a splash of cream, crème de menthe, crème de cocoa and smashed Oreo cookies on the rim.

Slice of Vegas
3930 Las Vegas Blvd South, Ste 120, Las Vegas, NV 89119

When you take a seat at Slice of Vegas, you automatically become part of the la familia. Here, Italian food and specialty cocktails are always served with a smile in a fun atmosphere. Pick a tune from the jukebox or upload your own songs to enjoy while you down your drinks.

Funny How? is a serious drink loaded with great flavor. The assortment of liquors and fruity mixes in this glass includes Captain Morgan, Amaretto Disaronno, banana liqueur, Pama Liqueur, pineapple, orange juice and a dash of grenadine.

The Mobgarita is best enjoyed with your family and goodfellas. So order a round and enjoy a drink that’s always a hit. This one is made with Patron Silver Tequila, Cointreau and Amaretto Disaronno.

Sleeping with the Fishes is a fun drink served in a fishbowl. It’s big and comes with lots of straws, so get ready to share. You’ll find Skyy Grape Vodka, Cruzan Raspberry Rum, Cruzan Pineapple Rum, sweet and sour mix, blue curacao, pineapple juice, Sierra Mist, Nerds and Swedish Fish swimming inside.

BRAND Steakhouse and Lounge
3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89109

If you like to people-watch while enjoying specialty cocktails, BRAND Steakhouse and Lounge is the place to be. This Las Vegas hotspot located inside Monte Carlo’s casino offers contemporary décor with open space designs and live DJ music Wednesday through Monday.

Feeling spontaneous? Then try the Heat of the Moment for a drink that will leave you with no regrets. This cocktail is made with Espolon Blanco Tequila, fresh lime, passion fruit, smoking hot Fresno chilies and smoking peppers.

The Green Tea Martini was created by mixologist Gustavo Rubino for BRAND Steakhouse and Lounge. With Jameson Whiskey, Absolut Vodka, Peach Schnapps and Sweet & Sour, it’s one of the best cocktails in Las Vegas.

The Impeared is a top-shelf cocktail made with Grey Goose la Poire, peach nectar, Muddle Pear and sage leaf. Savor the flavor as you sip this drink in an elegant atmosphere.

Rhumbar
3400 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas cocktailChill, relax and sip cocktails in the cigar-friendly Rhumbar. This Caribbean-inspired lounge located near the main entrance of The Mirage is a tropical retreat run by Drive This! Entertainment.

When in Vegas, order the Latin Manhattan. This cocktail is a sweet and spicy blend for those with a taste for exceptional rum. It’s made with Cruzan Single Barrel rum swirled with Caribbean spices, lime, Falernum liqueur, a dash of bitters and a splash of ginger beer.

Take a seat at the bar with The Old Cuban, a rum and champagne cocktail. It features Ron Zacapa Rum, Angostura Bitters, mint, lime juice and cane syrup. Savor it in a martini glass and topped off with Moet & Chandon.

The ever-popular Zombie is a true classic mixed with pineapple, lemon, lime and Angostura Bitters. It has been given new life at Rhumbar in Las Vegas with the addition of Cruzan Single Barrel rum, Bacardi Silver and a splash of Bacardi 151.

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