In this post we will be breaking down drinking at the best bars in El Paso. Whether you are looking for a tall glass of beer, a shot of vodka, to buy cheaper liquor during drink specials, or just to sing some karaoke hopefully we can assist.
Our first section will cover the best wine and cocktail bars in El Paso. Up next we will get into breweries and sports bars where you can watch the big game or maybe play some pool and throw some darts.
Then we will mention some of the best drink specials near you so you can hit up the right bars at the right times to do your drinking cheaper. After that we will discuss bars with trivia, quiz, and/or game nights in your area.
Lastly we will talk about bars for dancing, karaoke, and to listen to live music. Towards the end there will even be a local bar map that pins all of the spots from our various lists on it.
And if you want to compare the scene here to others cities around the Midwest you can do so at that link.
Cocktail & Wine Bars
Some of the top cocktail and wine bars in El Paso are:
- The Silo Bar at 145 E Sunset Rd #A-200
- The Overpour at 7456 Cimarron Market Ave #C-2
- Wine Attitude at 750 Sunland Park Dr #G06
- Happy’s Barley & Vine at 145 E Sunset Rd
- The Berkeley Cocktail Lounge at 317 E Mills Ave
- Skyline Street Bar at 9430 McCombs St #F
- Dillinger’s Bar at303 E Franklin Ave
The Silo Bar offers live music, craft cocktails, impeccably prepared food, your favorite spirits, and an extensive selection of wine with some of the best drink specials in your area available on weekdays from 4pm to 7pm.
The Overpour serves wine, whiskey, and delicious food plus they have a separate cigar room and you can save money drinking there during their happy hours that run every Tuesday through Saturday from 4pm to 6pm.
If you are looking for a wine importer and wholesaler with a diverse selection of the finest wines from around the world and an on-site bar head to Wine Attitude.
Happy’s Barley & Vine has a fine selection of wine by the bottle or glass, a beer tap room, craft cocktails, and a wine bar with over 35 taps.
The Berkeley Cocktail Lounge plays great music every Saturday night and offers a constantly changing menu of specialty drinks, alcoholic beverages, and wines. Every Tuesday through Friday from 4pm to 7pm and all day on Sunday and Monday they have local happy hour specials to save you money.
From 11am to 2am daily you can visit Skyline Street Bar for quality food, cold drinks, and live jazz music every night.
Dillinger’s Bar is another great place to enjoy live music while you drink their tasty cocktails and whiskeys.
El Paso Breweries & Sports Bars
Sample new suds and watch the big game with your friends at the best local breweries and sports bars:
- Brew Sports Pub West at 8041 N Mesa St
- Border City Ale House at 1506 Lee Trevino Dr #G
- Tanya’s Gridiron at 4620 Dyer St
- Three Pints Pub at 10710 Gateway N Blvd #A1
- BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse at 11905 Gateway Blvd W
Delicious meals, numerous HD plasma TV’s, and large-screen TV’s for watching sports are all available at Brew Sports Pub which also provides daily liquor specials from 3pm to 7pm.
Border City Ale House is a great El Paso sports bar that has multiple 60″ high definition plasma and DLP TV’s and three projection screens to watch the big game while enjoying over 25 draught beers and more than 40 bottled beers plus they have happy hours that run from 3pm to 7pm.
Tanya’s Gridiron is a sports bar near you with a restaurant that is open daily from 2pm to 2am with unique draft beer selections.
Several televisions tuned to sports, pool tables, and drink specials from 6pm to 9pm are what you can expect to get from Three Pints Pub.
BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse has deep dish pizza, the world-famous Pizookie, and handcrafted beers on tap along with 11 signature beers, ciders, seasonal and local brews and during Monday Night Football large pizzas are half price.
Local Drink Specials
Visit these bars with drink specials near you to buy cheaper alcohol and your wallet will thank you:
- Hope & Anchor at 4012 N Mesa St
- The District Pub & Kitchen at 601 N Piedras St
- Union Draft House Tierra Este at 12040 Tierra Este Rd #A
- Angry Owl Southwest Grill & Cantina at 4799 N Mesa St
- Ojos Locos Sports Cantina at 1204 Airway Blvd
Hope & Anchor serves a wide range of beverages including beer, wine, and spirits with some great alcoholic drink specials in your area that run until 7pm every Friday.
Union Draft House Tierra Este has a large space for watching games, 100 beers on tap, and delicious food with happy hours going every Monday through Friday from 12pm to 4pm.
Handcrafted meals are served alongside beers on tap, in bottles, and in cans with local drink specials every Monday to Friday from 3pm to 7pm, Saturday from 11am to 3pm, and all day Sunday is what you can get from Angry Owl Southwest Grill & Cantina.
Ojos Locos Sports Cantina serves delicious made-from-scratch Mexican cuisine, ice cold cervezas, and liquor specials every Monday through Friday from 2pm to 7pm.
We have done our best to mention any time you can drink alcohol for cheaper at bars in El Paso during happy hours all through this post so don’t only focus on this section if you are hoping to save a few bucks.
Trivia, Quiz & Game Nights
Here is a good list of bars with trivia, quiz, and game nights in your area:
- Rubiks Arcade Bar at 4025 N Mesa St
- King’s X Bar at 4119 N Mesa St
- Glass Half Full Taproom at 250 Montecillo Blvd
- Dave & Buster’s at 6101 Gateway Blvd W #2006
- Craft & Social at 305 E Franklin Ave
Rubiks Arcade serves an extensive selection of cocktails, draft beer, and specialty frozen drinks with local bar trivia nights that take place every Tuesday at 9pm.
King’s X Bar is open daily from 10am to 2am and hosts trivia every Sunday at 8pm plus they have drink specials from 4pm to7pm.
Craft beer, cider, wine, and handcrafted cocktails are available at Glass Half Full Taproom who has bar quiz nights in your area.
Dave & Buster’s has a large TV screen and a full menu available from open to close as well as trivia night every Tuesday at 7:30pm and drink specials Monday through Friday from 4pm to 7pm and Sunday through Thursday from 9pm to 11pm.
Craft & Social hosts bar trivia every Thursday at 8pm.
Remember that Three Pints Pub has pool tables too.
Dance, Karaoke & Live Music
Anyone that wants to dance, listen to live music, and sing karaoke can head to:
- Duets Karaoke Bar & Grill at 2720 Montana Ave
- Special Edition at 3333 N Yarbrough Dr
- Funkmeyers Rec Room at 1506 Lee Trevino Dr #B-1
- Coco Bar at 1515 Lee Trevino Dr
- The Pershing Inn at 2909 Pershing Dr
- Whiskey Dicks Inc at 1580 George Dieter Dr #204
Duets Karaoke Bar & Grill serves food and drinks including an extensive selection of craft cocktails and beer plus they host karaoke nights every Tuesday through Saturday from 6pm to 2am.
Special Edition is a cocktail bar with karaoke near you that is open from 7am to 2am Monday through Saturday and from 10am to 2am on Sunday.
Every Thursday at 9:30pm Funkmeyers Rec Room has karaoke and they are open from 11:30am to 2am most days with the exception of Monday when they open at 3pm.
The Pershing Inn is open daily from 1pm to 2am offering great food and lively events featuring local musical performances every Friday and Saturday.
During happy hour that runs from 3pm to 6pm Whiskey Dicks Inc serves half-priced drinks and small plates plus they are a good place to find live country music and dancing.
Other bars for music lovers in your area from other sections include The Overpour, Three Pints Pub, The Silo Bar, The Berkeley Cocktail Lounge, and Dillinger’s Bar.
You might also want to read our posts on:
- The Best Bars In Tucson
- The Best Bars In Phoenix
- The Best Bars In San Antonio
- The Best Bars In Austin
Have Fun Drinking At The Best Bars In El Paso
After reading all of that you should have a much better understanding of what is available near you. There are plenty of local wine and cocktail bars, breweries to watch sports at, places with good drink specials to save money, trivia, quiz, and game nights, as well as bars to listen to live music, dance, and sing karaoke in your area.
If you think we got anything incorrect or notice us listing any venues that are no longer open please tell us in the comments so we can keep this info as up to date as possible. Now go have fun drinking at the best bars in El Paso.