This is a nice pub. Lots of beer on tap (for beer lovers), sports on TV, decent pub food, and cute women in kilts. The two guys I saw were wearing pants sorry ladies. Conveniently located in downtown Phoenix. I just stuck my head in for a quick look around as it was getting late; but I will return on my next trip to Phoenix. Hours are 11 AM to 11 PM Sunday through Thursday and 11 AM to 2 AM Friday and Saturday.
Dress Code: Kilts optional (meaning you can wear something else not go without).
Stand Up Live is a place to go to and listen to comdians from established professionals to beginners in a close, personal setting. One of the upcoming guest is "Joe Rogan The UFC" is that the fighting championship guys? Probably not a good idea to heckle him. Get your tickets in advance, especially for more popular shows. The venue is in downtown Phoenix.
Dress Code: (From the website) Does the club have a dress code?
Yes and No. We want you to be comfortable, but we also don’t want you to make others around you uncomfortable, so dress to make your mother proud.
Legends is a bit of a legend in Phoenix. This sports bar and grill has been a favorite watering hole for Phoenix Sports Fans for quite a while. It is located within stumbling distance of both Chase Field (home of baseballs Arizona Diamondbacks) and the U.S. Airways Center (home of the Phoenix Suns and the towns WNBA and Area Football Teams). Unfortunately, I heard a rumor that Legends is up for sale and may be closing so if you want to experience it you better hurry! Hours are 11 AM to 10 PM Monday through Saturday and 11 AM to 8 PM on Sunday.
Dress Code: Casual or sports gear. Do not wear a Yankees hat during Diamondbacks games for your own safety.
Hard Rock Cafe and Hooters are both places that you go to not so much for the food but for the atmosphere or for a few beers. The one in Phoenix is filled with posters and other memorabilia and they play good music. If you like rock you should give it a try. I had a cute and efficient waitress. I just drank a coke since I was driving. Conveniently located in downtown Phoenix.
Dress Code: Jeans and rock and roll T-shirts fit best.
This is a fairly typical neighborhood sports bar. Shortly after I got there it became obvious it was occupied pretty much solely by regulars. I did not feel that welcomed. I would probably not go there again unless a local invited me. The rum and coke was okay, though.
Dress Code: None really. Jeans were the norm as was spoken Spanish.
Hurricane Bay Nightclub rated: 1
LAST NIGHT, 080912, my family and I had a vip cabana to celebrate my nephews birthday. I arrived in a Black Ralph Lauren Polo top, some men's cargo's (known as men's capris in the south) black ankle socks and some black sketchers. I drove an hour from the east valley to get their and when I arrived, I was not let in because of my pants. I advised the manager John, that I would pay extra and he said it is not about the money. I was stunned and believed it to be about race. I left as well as our party. If there is one thing I will not do is support a racist establishment. If you are a minority and go there you are supporting a club that is managed by a racist. Also, he advised me to go to walmart and buy a cheap pair of shorts to get in. WTF??? My outfit was well worth 200 and I was not going to spend money on something that I would never wear again. The whole situation was ridiculous and racist (my opinion) and I will not support this establishment. Also there were white guys going in the club with raggedy shorts on. Go figure
Dress Code: who knows, if I was wearing what I had on and white skin I would be admitted. Females walking in with daisy dukes with bottom of ass hanging out and white guys wearing raggedy shorts, and I was not admitted. Really!!!
Hurricane Bay Nightclub is fun, upbeat yet laidback dance club and karaoke show bar located at 4139 W. Bell Road Phoenix AZ 85053. Playing a wide variety of dance music, they appeal to all ages and types. The karaoke show bar has been voted "Best of Phoenix 2006" and offers one of the best sound systems and song selections in Phoenix. Wednesdays are Ladies Night, and they offer special Friday Night Happy Hour specials and events every week. The large capacity doesn't limit patrons from having fun, and the fun, friendly, knowledgeable staff are waiting to make your evening out with them a memorable experience!
Dress Code: No baggy clothes, ballcaps, or white t-shirts
Housed in the former Arcadia Post Office (hence the name Postino), this swanky little wine bar is a laid back place to taste the vino. The bar itself is nicely decorated with walls painted olive, maroon and mustard yellow, complementing the dark wood tones of the tables and chairs. There are several cushy sofas in back for groups to congregate. Racks of wine greet you as you walk in. Choose from over 40 wine (about $7 a glass). You can also order by the bottle.
Dress Code: There is not much in the choice of food here. They do serve bruchettas, antiposto and cheese courses. The bruschetta is served on a cutting board in an assortment of four. You choose from such combinations as roasted red peppers with goat cheese, prosciutto with figs (my favorite), white Tuscan beans and the expected crushed tomato with basil.
The Rogue Bar is a punk rock dive bar in south Scottsdale, uniquely different from most drinking spots in Scottsdale. This is the place in which one can express themselves by not giving a care in the world as they drink up with Pabst Blue Ribbon and some Jack Daniels. The jukebox usually rocks strong with tunes from NOFX, Cash, Rancid, Clash, and Iron Maiden. When the jukebox isn't going off, it's because there's a live band rockin' the house. I recommend showing up on Mondays because PBRs are 50 cents, bringing in a large crowd. There's also three pool tables, darts, video games, and a big screen TV to keep you occupied.
Dress Code: No dress code. Just wear what you want... no one will look down on you.
All St. Patrick's day Monroe Street is closed between Central Avenue and First Avenue in downtown Phoenix. They serve food and drinks, and Irish bands perform live outside under a big tent. Limited seating is available under the tents mainly for those who arrive before the crowd. Seating is also available inside the bar. Admission was $5 (in 2004) and a meal ticket was $7. People are allowed to leave and return as long as they keep their tickets. Crowds are largest after people leave work and begin to taper off by the last musical set of the night. The crowd is also livelier later in the evening. Finding a parking space is no different than normal.
Dress Code: Come as you are
The Pink Pony is a bar in the Old Town section of Pheonix. Don't let the name fool you. This bar is frequented by major league baseball players who are in spring training.
It is a grand slam and it's loaded with sports photos, bats, and other baseball memories.
If you are lucky you could get an autograph from a major leaguer.
Dress Code: Casual is the common code of dress at this bar and in almost all sections of Pheonix.
When I was down in Phoenix visiting some family before going to Mexico, my cousins and I went to a few bars, and even though I'm not into drinking, bars, clubs, etc., The Library was kind an interesting place. It was full of people, had two pool table (where we lost ten bucks after playing horribly), a few tables, and a lot of area to stand around. The bar had walls full of books behind it like a library, and the good looking bartender girls would get up on the bars and dance, like in the movie Coyote Ugly (I've only seen the previews). If you're into drinking and standing around and doing nothing and wasting your time at bars, this is a good place, but how about actually doing something worthwhile.
A Different Pointe in Type is located above the Pointe Hilton Tapitino Cliffs in North Phoenix.
There is an outdoor patio that over looks downtown. The bar itself has plenty of windows so when the temp is above 110 you can cool indoors.
Dress Code: moderatly dressly. Slacks and button shirt. You can wear jeans, but you will fee out of place.
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