Esquire's Best Bars (A-M)
Charlie's Kitchen is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

1. Charlie's Kitchen

8.3
10 Eliot St (at Winthrop St.), Cambridge, MA
American Restaurant · Harvard Square · 161 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Sit down, get a shot and a beer, order the famous Charlie's double cheeseburger, and shoot the shit with your buddies. Read more.

Drink is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

2. Drink

9.0
348 Congress St (at A St), Boston, MA
Cocktail Bar · Seaport District · 235 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Have one of their shaved-ice juleps and you'll never look at a frozen pond the same way again. Read more.

Eastern Standard is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

3. Eastern Standard

9.2
528 Commonwealth Ave (at Kenmore Square), Boston, MA
American Restaurant · Kenmore · 291 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Sad that this place is no longer "The Rat," where the Pixies once played. But The Rat cocktail almost makes up for it. Almost. Read more.

People's Republik is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

4. People's Republik

7.8
878 Massachusetts Ave (at Lee St.), Cambridge, MA
Bar · Mid-Cambridge · 36 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. One of the regulars once took off his wooden leg and began strumming it like a guitar. So... grab a pint and socialize. Read more.

B.L.U.E.S. is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

5. B.L.U.E.S.

9.2
2519 N Halsted St (at Lill Ave.), Chicago, IL
Music Venue · North Side · 42 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. While other saps pay out their ass at some tourist trap, the best blues in Chicago is played for locals on the North Side. Read more.

6. Green Mill Cocktail Lounge

9.1
4802 N Broadway St (at W Lawrence Ave.), Chicago, IL
Jazz Club · Uptown · 125 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Great jazz and a superb martini. Order yours with vodka, extra dirty. Read more.

The Violet Hour is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

7. The Violet Hour

9.2
1520 N Damen Ave (at Pierce Ave), Chicago, IL
Speakeasy · Wicker Park · 241 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. All of the cocktails are solid, but we're ordering the whiskey smash. Read more.

Pinkie Master's Lounge is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

8. Pinkie Master's Lounge

318 Drayton St (Harris Street), Savannah, GA
Dive Bar · Historic District-North · 20 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. It's all about the gin martini in the plastic cup. Read more.

Château Marmont is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

9. Château Marmont

9.3
8221 W Sunset Blvd (at Marmont Ln.), West Hollywood, CA
Hotel · West Los Angeles · 133 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Well, kinda. Technically, we're talking about the lobby restaurant. Bar Marmont, up the street, is also good.

Bourbon & Branch is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

10. Bourbon & Branch

9.1
501 Jones St (at O'Farrell St), San Francisco, CA
Speakeasy · Tenderloin · 314 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. This place is a speakeasy with cocktails that would have made a pre-Prohibition Broadway dandy smile. Our vote: a daiquiri.

Cure is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

11. Cure

8.8
4905 Freret St (Upperline St.), New Orleans, LA
Cocktail Bar · Freret · 91 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Three words: Gun. Shop. Fizz. Read more.

The Alembic is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

12. The Alembic

9.2
1725 Haight St (btwn Cole & Shrader St.), San Francisco, CA
Cocktail Bar · Haight Ashbury · 230 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. We recommend ordering a gilded lily, although all of the cocktails here are excellent.

The Edison is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

13. The Edison

8.3
108 W 2nd St Apt 101 (at Harlem Pl), Los Angeles, CA
Speakeasy · Gallery Row · 183 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. We recommend ordering a Hemingway, made from absinthe and champagne.

Jumbo's Clown Room is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

14. Jumbo's Clown Room

8.6
5153 Hollywood Blvd (at N Western Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Strip Club · Los Feliz · 64 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. No cover. Cheap drinks. A surprisingly solid Bloody Mary.

Doyle's Cafe is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

15. Doyle's Cafe

8.2
3484 Washington St (Williams St), Jamaica Plain, MA
Pub · Jamaica Plain · 122 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Get a pint of Guinness with a Jameson back. And if you see a local politician, hide. Read more.

The Spotted Cat Music Club is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

16. The Spotted Cat Music Club

9.2
623 Frenchmen St (Royal Street), New Orleans, LA
Jazz Club · Marigny · 170 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Listen to the city's best jazz, blues, and zydeco while sucking down an Abita Amber. Read more.

Free State Brewing Company is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

17. Free State Brewing Company

9.2
636 Massachusetts St (btwn 6th & 7th St.), Lawrence, KS
Brewery · 123 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. With a rotating selection of about 12 beers on tap from its 70-strong brew list, Monday nights, with $1.75 pints, can get raucous. Read more.

El Bait Shop is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

18. El Bait Shop

9.5
200 SW 2nd St (at Market St), Des Moines, IA
Bar · Downtown Des Moines · 121 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Get a pint from the wall of taps and marvel at the shrine to professional wrestling. We did. Read more.

Charlie B's & The Dinosaur Cafe is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

19. Charlie B's & The Dinosaur Cafe

7.2
428 N Higgins Ave (E Spruce St), Missoula, MT
Dive Bar · Heart of Missoula · 17 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Without question the best place in the country to find a beautiful woman who can gut her own trout. Read more.

O'Malley's is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

20. O'Malley's

8.2
500 Welt St (at Short St), Weston, MO
Brewery · 32 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. This windowless underground pub was utilized from the Civil War through Prohibition as a bootlegging hideaway. Read more.

Proud Larry's is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

21. Proud Larry's

8.7
211 S Lamar Blvd (Harrison Ave), Oxford, MS
Music Venue · 27 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Get a Lazy Magnolia on tap. Maybe their cheeseburger, if you're hungry. Read more.

City Grocery is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

22. City Grocery

8.9
152 Courthouse Sq (Jackson Ave. and Van Buren Ave.), Oxford, MS
Gastropub · 33 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Head upstairs. Elbow past the crowd. Get a seat on the balcony. Look at Johnny Reb. Sip your Wild Turkey, rocks. Read more.

The Old Seelbach Bar is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

23. The Old Seelbach Bar

8.1
500 S 4th St (The Seelbach Hilton Louisville), Louisville, KY
Hotel Bar · Central Business District · 27 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Great live jazz. An even better list of bourbons. Try the Pappy van Winkle. Read more.

Gaslight Tavern is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

24. Gaslight Tavern

7.7
317 N 2nd St, Lawrence, KS
Bar · North Lawrence · 3 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. A nexus for Lawrence's energetic music scene with DJs and bands performing nearly every night. Order a Free State's Ad Astra Ale. Read more.

The Royal Mile is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

25. The Royal Mile

8.9
210 4th St (btw Walnut & Court), Des Moines, IA
Pub · Downtown Des Moines · 94 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Order a shot of Zwack Unicum, the national aperitif of Hungary, with a beer back. Read more.

Churchill's Pub is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

26. Churchill's Pub

7.4
5501 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL
Pub · Creole District · 67 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. When? Morning, when the game's on. Premier League soccer in the day, punk bands at night, British round the clock. Read more.

The Griswold Inn is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

27. The Griswold Inn

9.0
36 Main St, Essex, CT
American Restaurant · 28 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Order the clam chowder and get a pint of the Ten Penny Ale. Read more.

Minturn Saloon is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

28. Minturn Saloon

7.4
146 Main St., Minturn, CO
Mexican Restaurant · 24 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Get a margarita.

HBYC is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

29. HBYC

7.8
66 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA
Dive Bar · 5 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Here, beers come in two sizes: big and bigger. You know what to do.

Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

30. Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa

7.3
239 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR
Hotel · 31 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Before hitting the bathhouses and spas, get a Bloody Mary. They're great here.

The Alaskan Hotel and Bar is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

31. The Alaskan Hotel and Bar

7.6
167 S Franklin St, Juneau, AK
Bar · Downtown Juneau · 8 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Here, deep-woods flannel mingles comfortably with lawyer-wear and matching Orca Deck outfits. Get an Alaskan amber.

Callaghan's Irish Social Club is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

32. Callaghan's Irish Social Club

9.3
916 Charleston St (Marine Street), Mobile, AL
Irish Pub · 41 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Now get yourself a Guinness and a cheeseburger.

The Garage Cafe is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

33. The Garage Cafe

8.5
2304 10th Ter S, Birmingham, AL
Pub · Five Points South · 31 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Get a Hoegaarden and enjoy!

Highland's Bar & Grill is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

34. Highland's Bar & Grill

9.1
2011 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL
Bar · Five Points South · 37 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. We recommend the "Orange Thing" vodka martini, without feeling the least bit insecure.

Kaffeeklatsch is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

35. Kaffeeklatsch

7.0
103 Jefferson St N (Clinton Ave), Huntsville, AL
Coffee Shop · Downtown Huntsville · 11 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. We recommend having a pint of Olde Towne Amber Ale on tap, brewed right there in downtown Huntsville.

Lou's Pub is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

36. Lou's Pub

8.4
728 29th St S, Birmingham, AL
Pub · Southside · 8 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Get yourself something cold.

Bluegill Restaurant is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

37. Bluegill Restaurant

8.9
3775 Battleship Parkway, Spanish Fort, AL
Seafood Restaurant · 39 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Be sure to order the Bushwacker -- a staple beach drink made with dark rum, Kahlua, and coconut cream.

Lompoc Cafe is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

38. Lompoc Cafe

8.3
36 Rodick St, Bar Harbor, ME
Bar · 24 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Play some bocce and order a black and blue, made with locally brewed Blueberry Ale and Coal Porter. Read more.

La Gitana is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

39. La Gitana

Arivaca, AZ
Bar · 2 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you have found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. This place has bloodstains, bullet holes, and the occasional free dental extraction from a pliers-wielding biker.

Blue Beer Garden is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

40. Blue Beer Garden

7337 Harding Ave, Miami Beach, FL
Beer Garden · North Shore · 67 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Relax on the (ridiculously comfortable) couches or take a dip in the pool - just don't forget to order a caipirinha.

The Office Bar is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

41. The Office Bar

151 Front Street, Hoonah, AK
Bar · 1 tip

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Get a bottle of Rainier. Read more.

42. The Little Cowboy Bar and Museum

105 West River St., Fromberg, MT
Bar · 1 tip

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. The people of Fromberg (pop. 400) will tell you Shirley Smith's place is the only constant keeping this town alive. It's amazing. Read more.

Flat Branch Pub & Brewing is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

43. Flat Branch Pub & Brewing

9.2
115 S 5th St (btwn Locust & Cherry St), Columbia, MO
Brewery · Flat Branch · 127 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. The Chokes & Cheese artichoke dip alone washed down with a pint of the Katy Trail pale ale. Done. Read more.

John D. McGurk's Irish Pub is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

44. John D. McGurk's Irish Pub

9.1
1200 Russell Blvd (at 12th St.), St Louis, MO
Pub · Soulard · 89 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Clearly, this is a place to hoist a pint of Guinness. Slainte! Read more.

Blue Room is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

45. Blue Room

8.3
1616 E 18th St (at Vine St), Kansas City, MO
Jazz Club · 18th and Vine And Downtown East · 13 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. The Blue Monday Jam is incredible. And the Blue Room martini ain't have bad, neither. Read more.

Brit's Pub & Eating Establishment is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

46. Brit's Pub & Eating Establishment

8.7
1110 Nicollet Mall (btwn 11th & 12th St.), Minneapolis, MN
English Restaurant · Downtown West · 223 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Toss some bowls (it's like lawn bowling) and drink some Boddington's. Nibble a Scotch egg. Read more.

The Bulldog Northeast is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

47. The Bulldog Northeast

8.0
401 E Hennepin Ave (4th St SE), Minneapolis, MN
Burger Joint · University · 146 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Did someone say "tater tot hot dish?" Oh, I think someone just said "tater tot hot dish!" Read more.

Chatterbox Pub is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

48. Chatterbox Pub

7.2
2229 E 35th St (at 23rd Ave S), Minneapolis, MN
American Restaurant · Corcoran · 50 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. As Biggie rapped, "Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis." Play 'em both and wash it down with a Chatterbox lager. Read more.

Half Time Rec is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

49. Half Time Rec

6.8
1013 Front Ave, Saint Paul, MN
Dive Bar · North End · 17 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Play bocce. Drink Guinness. Repeat. Read more.

CC Club is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

50. CC Club

7.1
2600 Lyndale Ave S (at 26th St.), Minneapolis, MN
Dive Bar · Lowry Hill East · 69 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Play The Replacements' classic "Here Comes a Regular," Paul Westerberg's ode to the place where you're standing. Get yelled at. Read more.

The Trail Center is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

51. The Trail Center

7611 Gunflint Trl, Grand Marais, MN
Resort · 4 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Order the surprisingly inspired combination of a beer and a slice of berry pie. Read more.

Ballentine VFW Post 246 is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

52. Ballentine VFW Post 246

7.2
2916 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN
Bar · Lyn Lake · 33 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Order a Jack and (never more than a splash of) Coke to stoke your courage for the best karaoke the Cities have to offer. Read more.

Miller's Bar is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

53. Miller's Bar

7.7
23700 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI
Burger Joint · 95 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Miller or Miller Lite. And a burger. Because that's the only thing on the menu and because that's what people do here. Read more.

The Shamrock Inn is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

54. The Shamrock Inn

6044 Harford Rd, Baltimore, MD
Bar · Northeastern Baltimore · 5 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. What can we say? This is John Waters's favorite bar in Baltimore. That's reason enough to love it. Read more.

The Brewer's Art is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

55. The Brewer's Art

9.3
1106 N Charles St (at W Chase St), Baltimore, MD
Bar · Mid-Town Belvedere · 175 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. When you tire of "Natty Boh," head for the Brewer's Art, housed in an old mansion. Belgian-style home brews are always on tap. Read more.

Rosie's Restaurant & Pub is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

56. Rosie's Restaurant & Pub

8.1
330 Fore St, Portland, ME
American Restaurant · Downtown Portland · 22 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. The popcorn is free and the dark and stormies are fantastic. Read more.

57. Solon Hotel Bar

4 South Main St., Solon, ME
Hotel Bar · 1 tip

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. And quite possibly, the best biker bar in America. Read more.

Blue Moon Guest House & Saloon is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

58. Blue Moon Guest House & Saloon

8.8
215 E Convent St, Lafayette, LA
Music Venue · 5 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. On Wednesdays, a buck gets you a Schlitz. Eighteen more get you a place to sleep in the Band Room. Read more.

Fred's Lounge is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

59. Fred's Lounge

7.4
420 6th St (at Chestnut St), Mamou, LA
Bar · 4 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. They open on Saturday morning at 8 and close up shop by 1:30. Get the seven course breakfast: A six pack and pound of sausage. Read more.

Fritzel's European Jazz Pub is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

60. Fritzel's European Jazz Pub

8.6
733 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA
Jazz Club · French Quarter · 78 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. The blistering swing combo takes requests and it has cheap shots of Jagermeister, which was supposedly introduced to America here. Read more.

Napoleon House is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

61. Napoleon House

8.6
500 Chartres St (St. Louis), New Orleans, LA
Cajun / Creole Restaurant · French Quarter · 163 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. The muffuletta, great. The Pimm's Cup, good. But, the Sazerac. Boy. What a Sazerac. Read more.

Tujague's Restaurant is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

62. Tujague's Restaurant

8.7
823 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA
Cajun / Creole Restaurant · French Quarter · 49 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Opened in 1856, Tujague's has all the amenities you'd expect from a bar that old: none. But the Sazeracs are amazing. Read more.

Republic is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

63. Republic

6.3
828 S Peters St (btwn St Joseph & Julia), New Orleans, LA
Nightclub · Lower Garden District · 26 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. This place single-handedly revived the Warehouse District with its friendly charms and powerfully-strong drinks. Read more.

The View is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

64. The View

204 Orchard, Kansas City, KS
Gay Bar · 1 tip

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. It's cash-only and claims to be the oldest gay bar in the Kansas City metropolitan area. In summer, they play movies on the patio. Read more.

Fat Cat's Vortex is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

65. Fat Cat's Vortex

6.9
411 N 6th St, Kansas City, KS
Bar · 4 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Order a Witches' Brew, a fruit juice and rum concoction, followed by a shot of grog. Read more.

Replay Lounge is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

66. Replay Lounge

7.2
946 Massachusetts St (at 10th St.), Lawrence, KS
Bar · 23 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Cheap drinks, bands like Spoon and Langhorne Slim, and a rotating collection of pinball machines. Read more.

The Greenwood Lounge is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

67. The Greenwood Lounge

7.3
3707 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA
Dive Bar · North of Grand · 6 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. The jukebox is outstanding. And legend has it that the Greenwood opened the day Prohibition ended. Read more.

High Life Lounge is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

68. High Life Lounge

8.9
200 SW 2nd St (at Market St.), Des Moines, IA
Bar · Downtown Des Moines · 89 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Get a Tangermeister, a beguiling combo of Tang and Jagermeister. Or a High Life. That's good, too. Read more.

The Lift is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

69. The Lift

8.3
222 4th St, Des Moines, IA
Lounge · Downtown Des Moines · 45 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Order a vodka martini and ask them about the metal dome at the end of the bar. Read more.

Red Monk is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

70. Red Monk

8.1
210 4th St (btw Court Ave & Walnut St), Des Moines, IA
Bar · Downtown Des Moines · 24 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. We recommend a shot of Zwack Unicum, the national aperitif of Hungary, with a beer back. Read more.

Welch Ave. Station is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

71. Welch Ave. Station

8.9
207 Welch Ave, Ames, IA
Bar · South Campus Area · 31 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Get a pitcher of Boulevard and cheer for the Cyclones. Read more.

Red Key Tavern is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

72. Red Key Tavern

7.8
5170 N College Ave (at E 52nd St), Indianapolis, IN
Pub · Meridian Kessler · 24 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Order a highball. Take off your hat. Don't put your feet up. And don't piss off the owner, Russ. His place. His rules. Read more.

Nicky Blaine's Cocktail Lounge is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

73. Nicky Blaine's Cocktail Lounge

7.4
20 N Meridian St (at Monument Cir), Indianapolis, IN
Nightclub · Downtown Indianapolis · 54 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. At Nicky Blaine's, everyone is sexy and full-blooded. Something about the lighting. Or maybe it's the Dean martinis. Read more.

Chipp Inn is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

74. Chipp Inn

7.7
832 N Greenview Ave (at W Fry St), Chicago, IL
Bar · Noble Square · 20 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Get the Honker's Ale. Maybe a Slim Jim or bag of chips, if you're hungry. Read more.

Duke Of Perth is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

75. Duke Of Perth

8.3
2913 N Clark St (btwn Oakdale & Surf St.), Chicago, IL
Pub · Lake View East · 85 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Stop by on a Wednesday or Friday for the all-you-can-eat fish & chips. And have a Laphroaig single-malt, aged 10 years. Read more.

The Hideout is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

76. The Hideout

8.9
1354 W Wabansia Ave (btwn Elston Ave & Throop St), Chicago, IL
Rock Club · Bucktown · 54 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. This place used to be a third-shift bar for garbagemen and snowplow drivers. Now, not so much. But it's still good. Read more.

Hopleaf Bar is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

77. Hopleaf Bar

9.3
5148 N Clark St (at W Foster Ave), Chicago, IL
Beer Bar · Andersonville · 321 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. With 150 beers on tap, including Trappist ales and mead, try to order something other than a Stella Artois. Read more.

California Clipper is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

78. California Clipper

8.3
1002 N California Ave (at Augusta Blvd.), Chicago, IL
Bar · Humboldt Park · 46 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. The drinks are stiff -- get a manhattan -- and you can play bingo for inflatable rabbits. What's not to love? Read more.

The Matchbox is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

79. The Matchbox

8.9
770 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL
Bar · River West · 67 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. We'd recommend getting a lemon drop, but you can't go wrong with whatever the bartender's in the mood for. Read more.

Pengilly's Saloon is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

80. Pengilly's Saloon

8.4
513 W Main St, Boise, ID
Bar · Downtown Boise City · 18 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Fifty bars are packed within four blocks of downtown Boise and this is the one we'd hit. Order a kamikaze. Read more.

La Mariana Sailing Club is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

81. La Mariana Sailing Club

8.1
50 Sand Island Access Rd, Honolulu, HI
Lounge · Kalihi - Palama · 40 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Here, in a land where old tiki bars go to die, you'll find the real thing. Read more.

Lewers Lounge is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

82. Lewers Lounge

8.1
2199 Kalia Rd (Lewers Street), Honolulu, HI
Cocktail Bar · Waikiki · 23 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. From back when Hawaii drew only the better class of tourists. Clark Gable woulda loved it. In fact, he did. Mai tais, of course. Read more.

Brick Store Pub is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

83. Brick Store Pub

9.3
125 E Court Sq (at E Ponce De Leon Ave), Decatur, GA
Gastropub · Downtown Decatur · 227 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. And also, the undisputed beer Mecca of metro Atlanta. Get a Pierogi Primavera with a Bellhaven. Read more.

JCT Kitchen & Bar is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

84. JCT Kitchen & Bar

9.2
1198 Howell Mill Rd NW (btwn Huff Rd NW & 14th St.), Atlanta, GA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Northwest Atlanta · 198 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. If you're hungry, snack on the kitchen's white bean dip or truffle-Parmesan fries. Read more.

Manuel's Tavern is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

85. Manuel's Tavern

9.2
602 N Highland Ave NE (at North Ave), Atlanta, GA
Bar · Poncey-Highland · 130 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. The city’s last real neighborhood bar, a place where journalists and lawyers and politicians have always communed at the same tap. Read more.

Moe's and Joe's Tavern is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

86. Moe's and Joe's Tavern

8.1
1033 N Highland Ave NE (near Virginia Ave), Atlanta, GA
Bar · Virginia Highland · 62 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Two words: MoJo Fries. Steak fries smothered in cheese, bacon, jalapeños, and all the ranch dressing your failing heart desires. Read more.

Clermont Lounge is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

87. Clermont Lounge

7.4
789 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA
Dive Bar · Poncey-Highland · 86 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Come for the girl who crushes beer cans in her cleavage, stay for anything else. Read more.

The Earl is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

88. The Earl

8.8
488 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA
Bar · East Atlanta Village · 94 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Find a seat at one of the deep booths or scattered tables and cherry pick gems from the stellar jukebox. Order shoestring fries. Read more.

The Globe is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

89. The Globe

8.7
199 N Lumpkin St (Clayton St), Athens, GA
Bar · 31 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Rowdy undergrads reign during the fall and spring semesters; grad students and locals drink early evenings away during the summer. Read more.

The Local is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

90. The Local

8.6
758 Ponce de Leon Ave NE (at Somerset), Atlanta, GA
Bar · Virginia Highland · 81 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. We recommend the barbecue ribs with fried okra and a 24-oz. PBR master cylinder. Read more.

Helen Back Cafe is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

91. Helen Back Cafe

7.9
114 Amberjack Dr (Santa Rosa Blvd.), Fort Walton Beach, FL
Pizza Place · 61 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Wrap your hands around a tall pint of Guinness and eat the best pizza you've ever shoved in your sunburned face. Read more.

Linger Lodge Restaurant & Bar is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

92. Linger Lodge Restaurant & Bar

7.5
7205 85th St. Ct. E, Bradenton, FL
American Restaurant · 22 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Order the Bayou-spiced alligator with rattler venom sauce or grilled Braden River frog legs. Wash it down with a pitcher of Bud. Read more.

Bahi Hut Lounge is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

93. Bahi Hut Lounge

6.2
4675 N Tamiami Trl (at 46th St), Sarasota, FL
Bar · 13 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. The Bahi's mai tais are legendary along Florida's Gulf Coast -- a rite of passage for locals turning 21. Read more.

Club Deuce is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

94. Club Deuce

8.1
222 14th St, Miami Beach, FL
Dive Bar · Flamingo-Lummus · 73 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Presumably, you are in Miami because you are looking for trouble. At the Deuce, you will have a very good time finding it. Read more.

Tap Tap is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

95. Tap Tap

8.7
819 5th St, Miami Beach, FL
Cajun / Creole Restaurant · Flamingo-Lummus · 72 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. This isn't strictly a bar. It's a very decent Haitian restaurant with a really first-rate bar. Get the rum punch. Read more.

Dead Presidents Pub & Restaurant is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

96. Dead Presidents Pub & Restaurant

7.8
618 N Union St (at W 7th St), Wilmington, DE
Restaurant · Little Italy · 25 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. We recommend getting a Chicken Nixon and a Yuengling. Read more.

Deer Park Tavern is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

97. Deer Park Tavern

8.0
108 W Main St (at New London Rd.), Newark, DE
Bar · 51 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Pair up a Yuengling with a grilled bison or bacon cheeseburger. Read more.

Kelly's Logan House is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

98. Kelly's Logan House

7.4
1701 Delaware Ave (at N Dupont St), Wilmington, DE
Bar · Forty Acres · 23 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Get a pint of anything on draft. Read more.

Cruise Room is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

99. Cruise Room

8.6
1600 17th St, Denver, CO
Cocktail Bar · LoDo · 49 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Low crimson lighting, classic cocktails, exceptional martinis.

El Chapultepec is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

100. El Chapultepec

8.0
1962 Market St (at 20th St.), Denver, CO
Jazz Club · LoDo · 25 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Get a Bud and a shot of Jack at 8:45, right before the jazz starts. Come 90 minutes earlier if you want to sit at a table.

The Beach Ball is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

101. The Beach Ball

7.6
2116 W Oceanfront, Newport Beach, CA
Dive Bar · Newport Pier · 25 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. This place opens at 6 a.m. and there will be a line. Get in it, and drink a White Russian for breakfast.

Birds Rotisserie Chicken Cafe is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

102. Birds Rotisserie Chicken Cafe

7.6
5925 Franklin Ave (at Tamarind Ave.), Los Angeles, CA
American Restaurant · 73 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. And one of the best sports bars in L.A. Loud music, games on multiple TVs, and 11 p.m. happy hour on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Brennan's Pub is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

103. Brennan's Pub

7.0
4089 Lincoln Blvd (at Berkeley Dr), Marina del Rey, CA
Pub · Venice · 53 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. And yes, it's also the best place to race turtles. Order whatever the announcer's having.

Golden Gopher is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

104. Golden Gopher

8.4
417 W 8th St (at Hill St), Los Angeles, CA
Bar · Jewelry District · 63 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. This place has a liquor license so old, you can stop in for a martini at the bar and pick up a six-pack on your way out.

La Cita Bar is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

105. La Cita Bar

8.4
336 S Hill St (btwn 3rd & 4th St), Los Angeles, CA
Nightclub · Downtown Los Angeles · 64 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Order a Don Julio, chilled, and enjoy the ranchero music, which has been playing here for decades.

Musso & Frank Grill is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

106. Musso & Frank Grill

9.0
6667 Hollywood Blvd (at Cherokee Avenue), California
American Restaurant · 122 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. They turn out a martini that Bogart would've judged worthy of the name. That counts for a lot. (And try the sand dabs, too.)

Redwood Bar & Grill is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

107. Redwood Bar & Grill

7.8
316 W 2nd St (at S Hill St), Los Angeles, CA
Bar · Downtown Los Angeles · 46 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Fun fact: Redwood still maintains a direct phone line to the Los Angeles Times city desk across the street.

Sam's Anchor Cafe is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

108. Sam's Anchor Cafe

8.4
27 Main St, Tiburon, CA
Seafood Restaurant · 94 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Sam's outdoor deck is one of the nation's most picturesque places to drink. Good luck biking back to the city.

Red Fox Room is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

109. Red Fox Room

8.1
2223 El Cajon Blvd (at Texas St.), San Diego, CA
Lounge · University Heights · 31 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. From the Cabernet-colored Naugahyde to the rollicking sing-a-longs, this place defined lounge culture. Raise a glass to Shirley!

River Ranch Lodge is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

110. River Ranch Lodge

7.1
Hwy 89 & Alpine Meadows Rd, Tahoe City, CA
Bar · 20 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. After May, the expansive outdoor patio is the perfect place to have a Hefeweizen. Or three. (Even better after a day of rafting.)

The Sandpiper is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

111. The Sandpiper

6.7
1183 S Coast Hwy (at Brooks St), Laguna Beach, CA
Dive Bar · The Village · 16 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Before Laguna Beach was "Laguna Beach," locals flocked to "The Dirty Bird" on the PCH for stiff drinks and zero pretense.

Broadway Bar is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

112. Broadway Bar

6.6
830 S Broadway (btwn 8th & 9th St), Los Angeles, CA
Bar · South Park · 38 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. We recommend getting a vodka gimlet from the upstairs bar.

Polo Lounge is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

113. Polo Lounge

9.1
9641 Sunset Blvd (at Beverly Hills Hotel), Beverly Hills, CA
Hotel Bar · West Los Angeles · 85 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. The tenders of this small bar will do everything they can to make exactly what you ask for, even if it's a regrettable choice.

Hotel Figueroa is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

114. Hotel Figueroa

939 S Figueroa St (at Olympic), Los Angeles, CA
Hotel · South Park · 49 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. You want a poolside cocktail in sunny L.A. You don’t want the bullshit Hollywood scene. This is the place. Get a martini.

Tommy's Mexican Restaurant is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

115. Tommy's Mexican Restaurant

8.2
5929 Geary Blvd (at 23rd Ave), San Francisco, CA
Mexican Restaurant · Outer Richmond · 62 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. We cannot recommend this enough: Siete Leguas blanco margarita, up with salt.

Toronado is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

116. Toronado

9.0
547 Haight St (btwn Steiner St & Fillmore St), San Francisco, CA
Beer Bar · Lower Haight · 285 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Go next door for a sausage and tuck into a pint of Pliny the Elder at the bar. You're welcome.

Tosca Cafe is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

117. Tosca Cafe

9.1
242 Columbus Ave (at Pacific Ave), San Francisco, CA
Italian Restaurant · North Beach · 107 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Tosca’s is a monument to chrome and red leatherette and burnished wood. Good drinks, too.

Pacific Cocktail Haven is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

118. Pacific Cocktail Haven

8.6
580 Sutter St (btwn Mason St & Powell St), San Francisco, CA
Cocktail Bar · Downtown San Francisco-Union Square · 110 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. They make excellent cocktails, and the duende cocktail is especially good. Try it.

Vesuvio Cafe is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

119. Vesuvio Cafe

9.1
255 Columbus Ave (btwn Broadway and Pacific), San Francisco, CA
Dive Bar · North Beach · 117 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. No matter how many tourists drop in for a pint, it still feels as though it's full of locals. We recommend an Anchor Steam.

Zeitgeist is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

120. Zeitgeist

9.0
199 Valencia St (at Duboce Ave), San Francisco, CA
Beer Garden · Mission District · 375 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. The Bloody Mary has so many vegetables, it's practically healthy. Get one.

Midtown Billiards is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

121. Midtown Billiards

7.2
1316 Main St (Btw E 13th St. & E Daisy Gaston Bates Blvd.), Little Rock, AR
Pool Hall · Downtown Little Rock · 45 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Get a hamburger, coated so thickly with spices and so indulgent at 3:00 a.m. you'll see eyes rolling back in ecstasy.

The White Water Tavern is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

122. The White Water Tavern

8.6
2500 W 7th St (at S Thayer St.), Little Rock, AR
Dive Bar · Capitol View - Stifft Station · 14 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. And also, one of Little Rock's best music venues. So tuck into a PBR and soak in the songs.

Jade Bar is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

123. Jade Bar

8.1
5700 E McDonald Dr (in Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa), Paradise Valley, AZ
Hotel Bar · 27 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Come for the view but stay for the extravagant cocktails, like the cantaloupe martini.

The Hotel Congress is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

124. The Hotel Congress

8.9
311 E Congress St (at N. 5th Ave.), Tucson, AZ
Hotel · 43 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you have found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Oddballs from all over the Southwest flock here, where little has changed since John Dillinger used it as his hideout.

Red Lion Tavern is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

125. Red Lion Tavern

8.9
2366 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
German Restaurant · Silver Lake · 140 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Their generous portions of brat will make you blush, and the lederhosen-clad staff faithfully pour Köstritzer. Try them both.

Po Monkey's is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

126. Po Monkey's

6.3
100 Po Monkey Road, Cleveland, MS
Lounge · 4 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. It's only open on Thursday nights, 8:30 until near-dawn. They only serve 40 oz. Budweisers. And good luck finding it. Read more.

Rojo is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

127. Rojo

9.5
2921 Highland Ave S (at 30th St S), Birmingham, AL
Latin American Restaurant · Highland Park · 88 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. If you're here for brunch, we highly recommend getting a pitcher of mimosas and the Chorizo Con Huevos.

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

128. Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

8.9
941 Bourbon St (at St Philip St), New Orleans, LA
Dive Bar · French Quarter · 341 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Gloomy. Dark. Perfect. It's like stepping back in time when the Nachez Trace ended here and rafts filled the streets. Read more.

The Thirsty Crow is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

129. The Thirsty Crow

8.6
2939 W Sunset Blvd (btwn Reno & Vendome), Los Angeles, CA
Bar · Silver Lake · 75 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. If you happen to be an East Coaster in L. A., you will find no better bar to drink yourself sane. Order a Pappy Van Winkle's, neat. Read more.

The Varnish is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

130. The Varnish

9.1
118 E 6th St (at Main St), Los Angeles, CA
Speakeasy · Central City East · 128 tips and reviews

EsquireEsquire: Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. The cocktails are flawless, and all of them are consumed right-side up. Order a Remember the Maine, with rye and Cherry Heering.

Psycho Suzi's Motor Lounge & Tiki Garden is one of Esquire's Best Bars (A-M).

131. Psycho Suzi's Motor Lounge & Tiki Garden

8.4
1900 Marshall St NE, Minneapolis, MN
Theme Restaurant · Bottineau · 271 tips and reviews