Departures - Top Cocktail Destinations

Loungers for Life!

This following is a list of Loungerati recommended Top Cocktail Destinations in the US. Unfortunately, we cannot include ALL of our favorite bars, lounges, and restaurants that serve cocktails. That said, the staff feels that the establishments on our Departures list achieve that uniquely perfect balance of craft cocktails,  lounge worthy ambiance, and most importantly - hospitality.

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New York City
Brooklyn
πŸ‘‘ August Laura - 387 Court St., Carroll Gardens, (718) 858-5483
Belle Shoals - 10 Hope St., Williamsburg, (718) 218-6027
πŸ‘‘ Clover Club  - 210 Smith Street, Cobble Hill, (718) 855-7939
Dram Bar - 177 South 4th Street, Williamsburg, (718) 486-3726
Extra Fancy - 302 Metropolitan Ave., Williamsburg, (347) 422-0939
Fresh Kills - 161 Grand Street, Williamsburg, (718) 599-7888
Fort Defiance - 365 Van Brunt Street, Red Hook, (718) 522-7996
πŸ‘‘ Grand Army - 336 State Street, Downtown Brooklyn, (718) 422-7867
πŸ‘‘ Leyenda - 221 Smith Street, Boerum Hill, (347)987-3260
Long Island Bar - 110 Atlantic Avenue, Cobble Hill, (718) 625-8908
Lucey's Lounge - 475 3rd Ave., Gowanus, (718) 877-1075
πŸ‘‘ Maison Premiere98 Bedford Avenue, Williamsburg, (347) 335-0446
πŸ‘‘ The Shanty - 79 Richardson St., Williamsburg,(718) 878-3579
Sauvage - 905 Lorimer St., Greenpoint, (718) 486-6816
Seaborne - 228 Van Brunt St., Red Hook, (718) 852-4888
Weather Up - 589 Vanderbilt Avenue, Prospect Heights, No phone

Manhattan
Amor y Amargo - 443 E 6 St., LES (212) 614-6818
πŸ‘‘ Attaboy - 134 Eldridge St., LES
πŸ‘‘ Bar Goto - 245 Eldridge St., LES (212) 475-4411
Bemelman's Bar @Carlyle Hotel - 35 E 76 St., UES, (212) 744-1600
πŸ‘‘ Black Tail - 22 Battery Park Pl #2, FiDi, (212) 785-0153
πŸ‘‘ The Bennett - 134 W Broadway, Tribeca
Bonnie Vee - 17 Stanton Street, LES, (917) 639-3352
πŸ‘‘ Boilermaker - 13 1st Ave., East Village, (212) 955-5400
Chumley's - 86 Bedford St., West Village, (646) 895-9813
πŸ‘‘ Crimson & Rye - @Lipstick Building, Midtown, (212) 687-6692
πŸ‘‘ Daddy-O -  44 Bedford St., West Village, (212) 414-8884
Dante - 79-81 MacDougal St., Greenwich Village, (212) 982-5275
πŸ‘‘ Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog - 30 Water St., FiDi, (646) 422-7906
Dear Irving - 55 Irving Pl., Gramercy Park, (212) 362-7548
πŸ‘‘ Death & Co. - 433 E 6 St., East Village, (212) 388-0882
Drunken Munkey - 338 92 St., UES, (646) 998-4600
πŸ‘‘ Dutch Fred's - 307 W 47 St., Hell's Kitchen, (646) 918-6923
πŸ‘‘ Employees Only - 510 Hudson St, West Village, (212) 424-3021
Flatiron Lounge - 37 W 19 St., Flatiron (212) 727-7741
πŸ‘‘ The Gilroy - 1561 2nd Ave., UES, (212) 734-8800
Goodnight Sonny - 134 1st Ave, East Village, (646) 692-3254
The Happiest Hour - 121 W 10 St., Greenwich Village, (212) 243-2827
Hudson Bar & Books -  636 Hudson Street, West Village, (212) 229-2642
Hudson Malone - 218 E 53 St., Midtown, (212) 355-6607
King Cole Bar @St. Regis Hotel - 2 E 55 St., Midtown, (212) 753-4500
Lantern's Keep @ Iroquois Hotel - 49 W 44 St., (212) 453-4233
Little Branch- 22 7th Ave, West Village, (212) 929-4360
Mace - 649 E 9 St., East Village
Macao Trading Co. - 311 Church St., Tribeca, (212) 431-8750
Mayahuel- 304 E 6 St., East Village, No phone
πŸ‘‘ Middle Branch - 154 East 33 St., Murray Hill, (212) 213-1350
πŸ‘‘ Monkey Bar - 60 E 54 St., Midtown, (212) 288-1010
Mother of Pearl - 95 Ave A, East Village, (212) 614-6818
Nomad Bar @Nomad Hotel - 1170 Broadway, Flatiron, (212) 796-1500
Pouring Ribbons - 225 Ave B, East Village, (917) 656-6788
πŸ‘‘ PDT - 113 St Mark's Pl., East Village, (212) 614-0386
Pegu Club -77 W Houston St., SoHo (212) 473-7348
Raines Law Room - 48 W 17 St., Flatiron, No phone
πŸ‘‘ The Rum House - 228 W 47 St., Times Square, (646) 490-6924
Seamstress - 339 E 75 St., UES, (212) 288-8033
πŸ‘‘ Slowly Shirley - 121 W 10 St., Greenwich Village, (212) 243-2827
Sons & Daughters - 85 10th Ave., Chelsea, (646) 490-6013
Suffolk Arms - 269 E Houston St., LES, (212) 475-0400
πŸ‘‘ The Up & Up - 116 MacDougal St., Greenwich Village, (212) 260-3000
πŸ‘‘ Ward III - 111 Reade St., Tribeca, (212) 240-9189 
ZZ's Clam Bar - 169 Thompson St., Greenwich Village, (212) 254-3000
Queens
πŸ‘‘ Astor Room - 35-11 35th Ave, Astoria, (718) 255-1947
πŸ‘‘ Dutch Kills - 27-24 Jackson Ave, LIC

The United States outside Metro NYC

Boston
Citizen Public House & Oyster Bar - 1310 Boylston, (617) 450-9000
Drink - 348 Congress St # 101,(617) 695-1806
Deep Ellum - 477 Cambridge St., Alston, (617) 787-BEER
Eastern Standard Kitchen & Bar -  528 Commonwealth Ave, (617) 532-9100
Trina's Starlight Lounge - 3 Beacon St., Somerville, (617) 576-0006

Chicago
Aviary - 955 W Fulton Market, (312) 226-0868
Crimson Lounge - 333 N Dearborn St., River North, (312) 923-2473
Berkshire Room - 15 E Ohio St., The Loop, (312) 894-0945
Green Mill Jazz Club - 4802 N Broadway Avenue, Uptown, (773) 878-5552
Green River - 259 E Eire St. 18 fl, The Loop, (312) 337-0101
πŸ‘‘ Lost Lake - 3154 W Diversey Ave., Avondale, (773) 961-7475
Sable Kitchen Bar - 505 N State, The Loop, (312) 755-9704
The Sixth - 2200 W Lawrence, Lincoln Square
The Violet Hour - 1520 North Damen Ave, Wicker Park,  (773) 252-150
Three Dots & a Dash - 432 N Clark St.,  The Loop, (312) 610-4220

Houston
Anvil Bar & Refuge - 1424 Westheimer Rd (713) 523-1622
The Pastry War - 310 Main St., (713) 225-3310

Kansas City
Manifesto - 1924 Main St., Cross Roads, Downtown (816) 536-1325

Las Vegas
Frankie's Tiki Room - 1712 W Charleston, (702) 385-3110
Herbs & Rye - 3713 W Sahara Ave, (702) 982-8036
Skyfall Lounge @Delano Hotel - 3940 Las Vegas Blvd, (702) 632-7575
Vesper Bar @Cosmopolitan Hotel - 3708 Las Vegas Blvd, (702) 698-7000

Los Angeles
The Varnish - 118 E 6th Street, Downtown (213) 622-999
The Spare Room - 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, (323) 769-7296
Edison Downtown - 108 W 2nd St, Downtown, (213) 613-0000
Cicada Restaurant & Bar - 617 S Olive St., Downtown, (213) 488-9488

Miami
Broken Shaker @Freehand Hotel - 2727 Indian Creek Dr., Miami Beach, (305) 531-2727
Sweet Liberty - 237- B 20 St., Miami Beach, (305)763-8217

New Orleans
Arnaud's French 75 - 813 Bienville St., French Quarter (504)523-5433
Carousel Bar @Hotel Monteleone - 214 Royal St., French Quarter
Cure - 4905 Freret St., Upperline, (504) 302-2357
πŸ‘‘ Latitude 29 - 321 N Peter's St., French Quarter, (504) 689-3811
The Saint - 961 Saint Mary St., Lower Garden District (504)523-0050
Sazarac Bar @Roosevelt Hotel - 123 Baronne St., Downtown (504) 648-1200

Salt Lake City
πŸ‘‘ Bar X - 155 E 200 S, (801) 355-2287
Copper Common - 111 E Broadway, (801) 355-0543
UnderCurrent Bar -  270 S 300 E, (801) 574-2556

San Francisco
The Alembic Bar - 1725 Haight St., Haight-Ashbury (415) 666-0822
Beretta- 1199 Valencia St., Mission (415) 695-1199
Bourbon & Branch - 501 Jones Street, Downtown (415) 346-1735
Forbidden Island - 1304 Lincoln Ave., Alameda, (510) 749-0332 
Elixir - 200 16th St., Mission (415) 552-1633
Prizefighter - 6702 Hollis St., Emeryville, (510) 428-1470
Rickhouse - 246 Kearny St., Downtown (415) 398-2827
Smuggler's Cove - 650 Gough St., Fillmore District, (415) 869-1900
Tommy's - 5929 Geary Blvd., Avenues, (415) 387-4747
Trick Dog - 3010 20 St., Mission, (415) 826-7000

Seattle
Canon - 928 12th Avenue, (206) 552-9755
Rob Roy - 2332 2nd Avenue, (206) 956-8423
Zig Zag Cafe - 1501 Western Avenue #202, (206) 625-1146