Drinking at the best bars in Riverside and San Bernardino is going to be covered in full detail as this post goes along. Some may be searching for a tall glass of beer, a shot of vodka, to save money on liquor during local drink special times, or maybe to sing karaoke and either way you should have a much better understanding of the scene soon.
We will kick this baby off with the best wine and cocktail bars in Riverside and San Bernardino. Breweries and sports bars where you can watch the big game or maybe play some pool or throw some darts will get our second section.
The best drink specials at bars near you with cheaper alcohol will come next before we pivot to bars with trivia, quiz, and/or game nights in your area. Bars for dancing, karaoke, and to listen to live music will garner our final section.
Expect to find a map with all these spots pinned on it so you can have a better feel for what venues are closest to your current area at the moment. By the way, the curious types can find all of our posts on drinking at bars in the Southwest right there if you want.
Cocktail & Wine Bars
The best cocktail and wine bars in Riverside and San Bernardino might just be:
- ProAbition Whiskey Lounge & Kitchen at 3597 Main St
- The Brickwood at 3653 Main St
- Art’s Bar & Grill at 3357 University Ave
- W. Wolfskill at 4281 Main St
- La Bodega at 3512 Central Ave
- Mario’s Place at 3646 Mission Inn Ave
- The Marquis Lounge at 1036 W Highland Ave, San Bernardino
- The Office Bar at 2425 S Grove Ave, Ontario
- El Farol Rojo at 1050 E 4th St, Ontario
ProAbition Whiskey Lounge and Kitchen serves cocktails, beers, and wines and offers drink specials in your area from 4pm to 6pm Monday through Friday including house beers, well drinks, and house wines for only $5 as well as Moscow mules and old fashioneds for only $6 from 7pm to 10pm. They also host Sunday jazz nights and other occasional live music.
La Bodega is a family owned and operated business that has been offering a vast selection of fine wines, spirits, and beers in Riverside since 1964.
Mario’s Place excels at providing patio dining and they also have good local alcoholic drink specials from 4pm to 6pm Tuesday through Friday.
Riverside & San Bernardino Breweries & Sports Bars
Watch the big game with your friends and sample new flavors of beers at the best breweries and sports bars in your area:
- MoreBeer &MoreWine at 1506 Columbia Ave
- Euryale Brewing Company at 2060 Chicago Ave
- Route 30 Brewing Company at 9860 Indiana Ave
- Packinghouse Brewing Company at 6421 Central Ave
- Duke’s Bar & Grill at 3221 Iowa Ave
- Events Sports Grill at 10560 Magnolia Ave
- Bleachers Sports Bar Grill & Pizzeria at 3757 Riverside Dr #A
- Dingers Sports Bar & Grill at 1602 E Highland Ave #4616, San Bernardino
- The SportsPage at 1227 E Lynwood Dr, San Bernardino
- Spectators Sports Bar at 750 N Archibald Ave G, Ontario
Over 100 types of hops, 140 types of grains, 230 beer recipe kits, and a plethora of entry level starter kits are offered at MoreBeer and MoreWine where they also host trivia, taco nights, yoga, and industry nights.
Euryale Brewing Company hopes to become a destination brewery in the Inland Empire by producing and serving many outstanding beers plus they host trivia on Wednesday and karaoke on Friday.
You can get a dollar off all pints all day every Wednesday at Route 30 Brewing Co.
Packinghouse Brewing Company is proud to make and serve award winning local beers.
Many people enjoy watching live broadcasts of all UFC fights as well as select pay per view boxing matches and of course all the major sporting events at Duke’s Bar and Grill which also hosts weekly karaoke and ladies’ nights.
With numerous TV’s and giant projection displays with surround sound Events Sports Grill is an excellent place to watch your favorite sports. They offer pay per view coverage of UFC events basketball, baseball, football, soccer, golf, hockey, and other televised sports plus they have five regulation pool tables, three foosball tables, air hockey, basketball shootout games, a digital punching bag, golf games, and more for you to enjoy.
For a fun sports bar in San Bernardino you can head to The Sportspage to relax, watch a game, have a drink, play pool or darts, and eat delicious food.
40 beers on tap, 3 pool tables, karaoke, and DJ’s are all featured at Spectators Sports Bar in Ontario.
Local Drink Specials
You can find good drink specials at bars around the region like:
- Pepitos Cantina at 5225 Canyon Crest Dr
- The Lobby Cocktail Lounge & Kitchen at 3730 Main St
- Wilson’s at 3605 Market St
- Downtown Bar at 123 N E St, San Bernardino
- The Red Fox Bar & Grill at 3142 N E St, San Bernardino
Pepitos Cantina serves Mexican cuisine and beverages and their 2 for 1 margarita specials are a must try.
Monday through Friday from 4pm to 7pm The Lobby Cocktail Lounge & Kitchen provides good drink specials in Riverside with beers, cocktails, and wine by the glass available.
You can enjoy liquor specials at Wilson’s from Sunday to Thursday from 1pm to 5pm.
Daily happy hours in San Bernardino are offered at Downtown Bar from 4pm to 7pm.
Other places on this page also offer drink specials such as Mario’s Place, Packinghouse Brewing Company, and Beach Sports Grill & Bar.
We have tried to mention any time that other bars offer drink specials during happy hours in your area all throughout this post so don’t only focus on this section.
Trivia, Quiz & Game Nights
Here is a good list of bars with trivia, quiz, and game nights:
- Beach Sports Grill & Bar at 8022 Limonite Ave#113
- Heroes Restaurant & Brewery at 3397 Mission Inn Ave
- Shooters Sports & Grill Riverside at 10226 Indiana Ave
The Beach Sports Grill and Bar’s dining room is large and spacious with a dozen plasma televisions to watch multiple sporting events at once. Their menu includes USDA prime beef steaks, powerful salads, and fresh vegetables that appeal to a wide range of tastes and they even host trivia near you on Thursday nights.
Trivia in Riverside is also hosted at MoreBeer and MoreWine from time to time as well as at Euryale Brewing Company from our previous list every Wednesday.
You also don’t want to forget that there are plenty of fun games to play at Events Sports Grill either.
Dance, Karaoke & Live Music
These bars are great for dancing, live music, and karaoke:
- Lake Alice Trading Co at 3616 University Ave
- The Hideaway Café at 3700 Main St
- Romano’s Concert Lounge at 3557 University Ave
- Brooks Bar at 6720 Van Buren Blvd
- Brandin’ Iron Nightclub at 320 S E St, San Bernardino
- TGI Fridays at 390 E Hospitality Ln, San Bernardino
Since 1988 Lake Alice Trading Co has been hosting some great karaoke nights in your area.
You can stop by during the day for specialty sandwiches, salads, and homemade soups at The Hideaway Café which also offers a billiards room and a dance floor.
Romano’s Concert Lounge has a fantastic dancing stage, lively atmosphere, vast selection of drinks, and a variety of live music performances.
Approximately 50 different types of beers are offered at Brooks Bar along with golf, pool, a jukebox, karaoke, and a bunch of other fun activities.
The dance floor at Brandin’ Iron Nightclub is well renowned for its constant crowd of dancers as well as for its drink and food deals.
At TGI Fridays San Bernardino karaoke is offered on Wednesday and Saturday nights.
Don’t forget about the live music at ProAbition Whiskey Lounge and Kitchen from our top list or that you can find more local bar karaoke nights at Duke’s Bar, Euryale Brewing Company, and Spectators Sports Bar too.
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Have Fun Drinking At The Best Bars In Riverside & San Bernardino
Now that you have read all of that you should have a much better understanding of what is available in your area. 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.
If you notice us listing any venues that are no longer open or just think we got something wrong please tell us in the comments so this page stays as up to date as possible. Now go have fun drinking at the best bars in Riverside and San Bernardino.