Bar Hall of Fame Inductees



Bar Inducted Opened Because It’s the Only Place in Town Where You Can …

Aces & Ales

3740 S. Nellis Blvd, 702-436-7600

2801 N. Tenaya Way, 702-638-2337

2014 2009 … enjoy a dizzying array of beers, from IPAs and ales to stouts and sours. Watch the game, dine on superior bar food or chat with the friendly regulars and pleasant bartenders.

Atomic Liquors

917 Fremont St., 702-982-3000

2014 1952 … hang out in Clark County’s oldest bar, admiring the Atomic Age-memorabilia while drinking cocktails and craft beers that are anything but a throwback.

Champagne’s Café

3557 S. Maryland Pkwy

2012 1993 … dig that old-Vegas feel, from the red-velvet wallpaper to the Dino on the jukebox. Enjoy the company of a cross-section of folks who like inexpensive beverages and a chill vibe.


In MGM Grand, 702-891-7318

2012 2002 … relax in the golden glow of the bar and peruse a dozen pages of liquor selections, including 25-year-old Macallan at $145 a pour.


In the Venetian, 702-414-3737

2013 1999 … sit at the marble-top bar, dining on Emeril Lagasse’s bone-in rib eye or oysters on the half-shell, while sipping one of 600 varieties of whiskey.


1516 Las Vegas Blvd. South, 702-382-3894<

2012 1960 … run into someone you know at “the last neighborhood bar in Vegas.” Enjoy a cheap drink from a charming bartender, as well as the best karaoke in town.

Double Down Saloon

4640 Paradise Rd., 702-791-5775

2012 1992 … drink Ass Juice, watch psychotronic videos, listen to punk/garage bands and all-vinyl DJs, and mingle with locals and the kind of tourists who go way off the beaten path.

Downtown Cocktail Room

111 Las Vegas Blvd. South, 702-880-3696

2012 2007 … choose a cocktail from the seasonal menu or let the bartender improvise off of your inspiration. Vibe out on the dim lighting, colorful artwork and groovy, boho atmosphere.

Ellis Island

4178 Koval Lane, 702-733-8901

2013 1986 … get six kinds of beer on tap from the on-site microbrewery—just $2.25 for a 20-ouncer. Come holiday season, they pour an eggnog that would make Scrooge believe in Santa.

Fireside Lounge

2985 Las Vegas Blvd. South, 702-735-4177

2012 1972 … lounge on a velour banquette and gaze into the bubbling fire pit while a lovely waitress in a slinky black gown brings you a Blue Hawaiian.

Foundation Room

In Mandalay Bay, 702-632-7631

2014 1999 … slip up a secret elevator to an exotic lounge on the 43rd floor that’s part voodoo and part Buddha, and offers one of the best views of the Strip and beyond.

Hard Rock Center Bar

In the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 702-693-5000

2014 1995 … hang out in the middle of the action at the original casino center bar and watch humanity’s endless parade stroll by—at least until June 28, when this game changer sadly closes forever.


4650 W. Tropicana Ave.,702-247-7000

2012 2002 … dine on Nanny Mac’s shepherd’s pie with a black and tan in a bar that was built in and shipped from Dublin. Live music, trivia nights and community events add to the festivities.

Money Plays

4755 W. Flamingo Rd., 702-368-1828

2013 1989 … play games (shuffleboard, foosball, darts), listen to music (both live and from a killer jukebox) and sample more than 100 varieties of beer (both draft and bottle).


In the Palms, 702-933-9900

2012 2001 … sip an icy martini in a chic, sleek steakhouse with a nightlife-quality lounge atmosphere (minus the lines and cover charge).

Paradise Cantina

4480 S. Paradise Rd., 702-434-0031

2014 2005 … suck down tacos and tequila alongside industry types and other locals, many of whom come during a strong happy hour.


In Bellagio, 702-693-7111

2012 1998 … sit beneath a crystal chandelier while enjoying a cocktail lovingly crafted by an expert bartender as a virtuoso musician plays standards on a Steinway.

PT’s/Sierra Gold

Multiple locations,

2013 1982 … check out the bar that established the neighborhood tavern prototype. Go for an icy 25-ounce draft beer (half-off during happy hour) and a bite from the wide-ranging food menu.


4790 S. Fort Apache Rd., 702-257-2467

2013 2006 … chill out amid a Baja-vacation vibe, watch the two mega-size screens, and enjoy some of the Valley’s finest bar food and loosest video poker machines.