Bars, Breweries, & Distilleries

Bars, Breweries, & Distilleries


Gentle Ben’s: Sports bar vibe with local beers on tap

No Anchovies: College bar with pizza 

1702: Pizza joint with lots of local beers on tap

4th Avenue:

Che’s Lounge: Owned by a local artist, often live music

Crooked Tooth: Local brewery with a nice patio

Tap & Bottle: Over 20 beers and wine on tap & thousands of bottles of beer to choose from.

The Buffet: Tucson’s oldest bar and the #1 dive bar (ask about happy minute)

Sky Bar: An astronomy bar with a telescope on the patio and actual astronomers to help you explore the night sky,


Club Congress: Multiple bars, a dance floor, frequently live music, & it’s also the place where John Dillinger was caught.

Owl’s Club: An “aspirational Western bar” housed within a beautiful 1920s structure.

47 Scott: Originally a speakeasy, this bar was recently featured in the New York Times for their amazing classic cocktails.

Borderlands: Local brewery with rotating selections. You may also their products sold elsewhere around town.

Tough Luck Club: Amazing craft cocktails served in a basement that used to be a morgue.


Westbound: Beer, wine, and spirits with tons of local options.

Worth the (short) drive:

Kon Tiki: A super fun tiki bar

The Shelter: If a JFK conspiracy theory could materialize into a bar, it would be The Shelter.

Dragoon Brewing Company: Amazing local brewery with rotating seasonal selections.