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Enjoying Arizona nightlife: 8 go-to bars in Scottsdale

Is it time for another round yet?

Getting to know an unfamiliar place can become an unforgettable experience. Apart from ticking off items on your bucket list, you can do away with your everyday routine and take your mind off things.

Known for its sunny weather and thriving art scene, Scottsdale, AZ has a lot to offer both tourists and locals for a fun night out – from laidback hangouts to upscale bars.

Experience the best of Arizona’s nightlife at these Scottsdale bars and clubs:

  1. Pattie’s First Avenue Lounge
    This place has the perfect mix of tourists and regulars. Located in the heart of Old Town, Pattie’s First Avenue Lounge serves affordable drinks along with a slew of activities like ping pong, billiards, and darts.
  2. Terroir Wine Pub
    True to its first house rule– “Leave snobbery at the door” – Terroir Wine Pub welcomes anyone who is looking to unwind after a long day. With a diverse list of wine offerings that changes everyday, the wine pub is a definite must-try especially for oenophiles.
  3. Craft 64
    Head on to Craft 64 and treat yourself to a selection of 30 Arizona craft beers on tap, over 50 types of wines, and artisan wood-fired pizza.
  4. Coach House Tavern
    As one of the oldest and most-loved family-owned taverns in Scottsdale, Coach House Tavern has continuously reinvented itself to cater to all guests through the years. Go ahead and sip your beer in the open-air patio or relax by the lounge while watching the big game.
  5. Counterintuitive
    Famous for switching their bar’s interiors to a specific theme at least three times a year, Counterintuitive has finally decided to stay true to its Arizona roots. One thing has remained the same, however – the bar’s innovative craft cocktails. Mixologist Jason Asher was previously named as GQ magazine’s “Most Inspired Bartender” – proof that this is one bar you can’t miss when in Scottsdale.
  6. Scapegoat Beer and Wine
    Great for an intimate date or a low-key hangout, Scapegoat Beer and Wine serves a wide selection of wine, beer, and eats. You can even play a game or two of Cards Against Humanity, Uno, and dominoes.
  7. The Mint
    Partygoers will love the resort-style cabanas or the private VIP rooms. The upscale restaurant and lounge has a 30-foot long bar and custom LED light installation for anybody wanting a glamorous experience from start to finish.
  8. Livewire
    This two-story club was designed to amplify only the best sounds from topnotch DJs and live bands. There are two full bars and a spacious dance floor that can fit more than 1,000 guests.

Whether you are already living in Scottsdale or coming over for a visit, these places are most definitely worth your time. And if you’re thinking of buying a new home, the Scottsdale real estate market teems with a wide range of incredible options – from beautiful single-family homes and estates, to townhouses, condos, and vacant lots for custom construction.

Browse the Scottsdale community page to view our stunning collection of homes for sale. For inquiries, call Christy Mooney at 602.538.5106 or email christymooneyAZ(at)gmail(dotted)com.