A sexy cocktail lounge in Atlanta named for a character in The Royal Tenenbaums. An authentic Irish bar located right by Wrigley Field in Chicago, perfect for game days. An old-school jazz club (with a killer peach cobbler) in Detroit. And so many more fantastic places to imbibe.
Eater editors across the country have rounded up the essential bars in their city, whether they be cocktail bars, wine bars, dive bars, sports bars, or just all-around great places to drink. This means striking locations like the The Chandelier Bar at Vegas’s Cosmopolitan hotel. It includes national destinations for spirits selection like Jack Rose in D.C. and Canon in Seattle, as well as more under-the-radar gems like Backbar in Somerville, near Boston. And the list doesn’t neglect great places to see live music, such as Tin Roof in Charleston. Those who bookmark this page realize that no matter where travels lead, a good place to drink is never very far away.