Even though it’s surrounded by pricey boutiques and speakeasies that serve artisanal cocktails, The Flat Iron isn’t fancy. It’s just a 4am bar that plays loud music and has enough activities to keep you drinking here for hours, including pool, darts, skee-ball, shuffleboard, and Big Buck Hunter.
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Small Cheval, from the makers of Au Cheval. Good news, the burgers here are also great.
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Ludlow Liquors in Avondale is a polished version of a neighborhood dive with unique takes on bar food and a great back patio.
The Victor Cocktail Bar
The Victor is an intimate cocktail bar in North Center that makes great Old Fashioneds.
Janitor’s Closet is a microbar that serves great cocktails in a well-decorated former janitor’s closet in the basement of the FieldHouse Jones hotel.
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