Drinking At The Best Bars In Louisville

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We will all be going on a deep dive into drinking at the best bars in Louisville over the next few minutes. From a tall glass of beer and a shot of vodka to local drink specials and singing karaoke we are going to try and cover it all.

The best wine and cocktail bars near you will get the ball rolling. Once they have been discussed in full breweries and sports bars to watch the big game or maybe play some pool and throw some darts will get a shout out.

Those who want to get the party started right after work or just buy some cheaper drinks will learn about the best drink specials in your area next. After they are out of the way we will move on to bars with trivia, quiz, and/or game nights around town.

Bars for dancing, karaoke, and to listen to live music will wrap this all up. Be sure to check out our Louisville bar map that has every place we mention throughout the post pinned on it.

To read more about all of the best places to grab a drink around the Southeast check out that link.

Cocktail & Wine Bars

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Many would agree that the best Louisville cocktail and wine bars are:

Nouvelle Bar & Bottle features a full bar with a carefully curated wine list, expertly crafted cocktails, delectable small plates, and some of the best daily drink specials in your area starting at 4pm.

You can enjoy more than 40 elegant varietals by the glass along with an inspired food menu at LouVino Highlands Restaurant & Wine Bar.

Cuvée Wine Table is a wine bar in Louisville as well as a small plate restaurant with comfortable tables and a patio that is ideal for any wine fans offering 55+ wines by the glass, over 100 bottles, craft beer on tap, and happy hours every day from 4pm to 6:30pm.

The Breeze Wine Bar & Bottleshop provides you with a curated selection of rare, organic, oddball, and small producer wines as well as an array of international chocolate bars.

For a full-service local bar and retail store with 15 wines on the tasting menu and the city’s largest selection of bourbon and whiskeys with over 400 available for tasting head to Taste Fine Wines & Bourbons.

The Match Cigar Bar in Jeffersonville serves premium cigars, whiskey, and cocktails from 1pm to 1am most days and until 12am on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.

There are a variety of cocktails and wine by the glass as well as a selection of delicious food at H.M.Franks an O’Shea’s Pub.

High Street Apothecary serves handcrafted cocktails, bourbons, spirits, and wines before and after dinner.

Double Barrel is open at 6pm every Wednesday through Saturday offering beer, crafted cocktails, and live music in New Albany.

Louisville Breweries & Sports Bars

You and your buddies will have a great time watching the big game at these local sports bars and breweries:

Against the Grain Brewery is a premier brewery near you with a smokehouse that is open from 11am to 10pm daily serving up innovative ales and lagers, an extensive bourbon collection, a timeless cocktail menu, and an array of perfectly smoked meats.

Jock’s is a great local sports bar with draft beers, a menu of burgers and sandwiches, TV’s tuned to the game, and music.

Classic pub food and fantastic sports viewing on over 35 HD TV’s whether it’s UFC, boxing, football, soccer, or basketball is what you can get from The Sports & Social Club who has drink specials every weekday from 4pm to 7pm.

Rooties Sports Bar & Grille is a place where you can enjoy food and sports with happy hours from 3pm to 7pm Monday through Friday and they even have karaoke from time to time.

High-quality locally brewed beers and wine along with a full-service bar that has liquor specials every Tuesday from 4pm to 6pm is what you can expect from Falls City Beer.

Hoopsters Sports Grill is a non-smoking establishment that has been in business since 1994 serving fresh food, ice cold brew, and the best sports viewing on flat screen TV’s with surround sound systems.

Neighborhoods is a sports bar in Jeffersonville that is known for its burgers, fresh pork tenderloin sandwiches, and pizza as well as beverages to enjoy while watching your favorite sports on their 8 large flat screen TV’s.

For a great selection of craft beer, wine, bourbon, and cocktails head to Floyd County Brewing Company where you will also be able to try a tasty full service dining menu with items like steak, seafood, burgers, and of course turkey legs  and a variety of appetizers and sandwiches.

The New Albanian Brewing Company has been in business since 1987 bringing you a variety of tasty beers brewed on-site as well as guest beers, a great pizza driven menu, and the best beer cheese.

Local Drink Specials

There are plenty of good bars with drink specials in your area and you can get great value if you time your visit properly:

Baxter’s 942 Bar & Grill features live bands and DJs as well as great drink specials from 5pm to 8pm Wednesday through Saturday.

Brick House Tavern + Tap has a large selection of your favorite brews with over 30 options while watching your favorite team on one of over 30 televisions plus they have some of the best alcoholic drink specials in Louisville from 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday.

Trivia, Quiz & Game Nights

Check out this list of bars with trivia, quiz, and game nights near you:

If you are looking for a fun bar where something is always going on then Planet of the Tapes is a great option. They could have gone in many of our sections but we are putting them here because they have multiple types of trivia nights as well as bingo. They also host live music, stand up comedy, open mic’s, improv, and all kinds of entertainment.

Flanagan’s Ale House serves craft beer, wine, and spirits to drink while watching their 14 flat screen HD TV’s plus they have game day specials on food and drinks every Monday through Friday from 4pm to 7pm. You can also visit them for Louisville bar trivia nights on Wednesday at 7pm at the front bar and Thursday at 8pm at the back bar.

Quality food and drinks, pool, darts, live music, and other events are what to expect from The Granville Pub who has local bar trivia every Tuesday at 7pm.

Club K9 Dog Park Bar has a full service bar, rotating food trucks, Wi-Fi, televisions for watching games, and a quiz night every Monday from 7pm to 9pm.

Shenanigans Irish Grille offers a wide range of food and beverages as well as live music, Sunday football nights, and trivia on Thursday at 7pm.

Beer, sandwiches, and traditional German fare along with live music events throughout the week are available at Check’s Café who has trivia on Wednesdays at 7pm until 9pm.

Hoopsters Sports Grill hosts trivia nights near you at 7pm every Tuesday.

Floyd County Brewing Company from a different list is another fun bar with trivia or games in your area.

Dance, Karaoke, & Live Music

Dance, listen to live music, or sing karaoke at these fun bars around town:

NoraeBar has an epic karaoke stage and 9 private song rooms available every Tuesday through Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 6pm and they also feature occasional live band karaoke.

Akiko’s has been one of Louisville’s best karaoke bars for over two decades years plus they have reasonable drink prices, a pool table, video games, and a back smoking deck and you can head over from 9pm to 4am daily.

From 5pm to 2am Tuesday through Saturday and from 4pm to 10pm on Sunday you can check out Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar for live blues music, concerts, open mic nights, and more six days a week.

Zanzabar is one of the best live music venues in town and they open at 5pm daily hosting some of the region’s hottest DJ’s.

Howl at the Moon is a premier party venue and live music bar near you that can host events and is open from 7pm to 2am Tuesday through Saturday.

Harry’s Taphouse & Kitchen serves bourbon or pints of your favorite beer while offering a wings and beer deals every Monday and live music every weekend.

American-style food, beer, liquor, wine, darts, and karaoke every Thursday from 9pm to 1am as well as live music, dancing, TV’s tuned to sports, and more can be found at.

Other bars for music lovers in your area from other sections include Neighborhoods Sports Bar & Grill, Double Barrel, Jock’s Sports Bar & Grill, Planet of the Tapes, The Granville Pub, Shenanigans Irish Grille, Check’s Café, and Rooties Sports Bar & Grille.

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Have Fun Drinking At The Best Bars In Louisville

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 near you. Hopefully we were able to fill you in on some valuable info that will make your next night out a little better.

Please use the comments to let us know if any spots have closed down or if any new cool places have opened up in your area so that we can keep our lists fresh. Now go have fun drinking at the best bars in Louisville.

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