Big, smart selection of beers, happy hour discounts and, yes, crazy karaoke nights make Tavern on Main a destination for beer geeks looking to discover a new sour aged for 18 months, as well as people just looking for a good time.
American Restaurant in Sarasota, FL, United States
It has been more than a year now since Starlite Room replaced the iconic Broadway Bar, and it’s making its own mark on downtown Sarasota with classic cocktails, classic supper club dishes and, when John Russo is in the house, classic crooning.
Miscellaneous Shop in Saratoga Springs, NY, United States
Perhaps you recall our recent cover story on this place? Sarasota-Manatee’s top craft cocktail bar returned in November after a four-month hiatus (due to construction) somehow even better, and still with the best food of any bar in town courtesy of adjacent sister business Melange.
Formerly Evie’s Tavern on Ringling, the makeover this year resulting in Office Bar gives patrons a handsome, now smoke-free environment to watch sports, play darts and enjoy craft cocktails (among other beverages) that are both exciting and reasonably priced.
A popular spot for many reasons, cocktail fans will want to head straight to the bar in the back where Chris Galdamez has created an astounding drink menu resulting from his instincts, imagination and experience at some of the best bars in Chicago.
This dark, smoky bar with Polynesian décor and 50-plus years of old, weird Florida history is home to many pleasures, including the famed mai tai so potent you’re only allowed two. Yeah, that’s why they call it the “bye, bye hut.”