We are about to break down what drinking at the best bars in Winnipeg is like. 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 Winnipeg. 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 around Canada you can do so at that link.
Cocktail & Wine Bars
Some of the top cocktail and wine bars in Winnipeg are:
- The Roost on Corydon at 651 Corydon Ave
- Amsterdam Tea Room & Bar at 103-211 Bannatyne Ave
- Moxie’s Grill & Bar at 1620 Kenaston Blvd
- Oxbow WPG at 557 Osborne St
- Kenaston Wine at 1855A Grant Ave
- Cafe and Wine at 130 Provencher Blvd
The Roost serves cocktails and delicious food with vegan and gluten free options seven days a week. Food, wine, cocktails, and hot beverages are available at The Amsterdam Tea Room and Bar. Moxie’s Grill & Bar offers wine Wednesday through Sunday.
Food, wine, beverages, and snacks are served at Oxbow WPG. High quality wines are available at Kenaston every day. Cafe and Wine is a well known French bar serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner featuring regional comfort foods made with local ingredients.
Winnipeg Breweries & Sports Bars
Sample new suds and watch the big game with your friends at the best local breweries and sports bars:
- Lake of the Woods Brewing at 242 Hargrave St
- Oxus Brewing at 1180 Sanford St
- Nonsuch Brewing at 125 Pacific Ave
- Kilter Brewing at 450 Rue Deschambault
- Hat Tricks Sports Bar & Grill at 3740 Portage Ave
- Winn City Pub at 635 Pembina Hwy
- 4th Line Pub & Grill at 3025 Ness Ave
Food and beverages including non alcoholic beers are available at Lake of the Woods Brewing. Oxus Brewing offers a variety of local beers and foods Tuesday through Sunday. Both Nonsuch Brewing and Kilter Brewing are great places to buy high quality beers in your area.
Hat Tricks is one of the most popular sports bars in Winnipeg offering quality grilled food, cold drinks, and televisions where you can watch all of the big games. 4th Line Pub & Grill is a one of a kind hockey themed sports bar with live music.
Local Drink Specials
Visit these bars with drink specials near you to buy cheaper alcohol and your wallet will thank you:
- Carlos & Murphy’s at 129 Osborne St
- Shark Club at 233 Hargrave St 2nd Fl
- Frankies Italian Kitchen at 505 Sterling Lyon Pkwy
Carlos and Murphy’s has some of the best drink specials in your area every day from 4pm to 7pm. You can get discounts on drinks every day from 6pm to 9pm at Shark Club.
Frankies Italian Kitchen is a good place to drink for cheap every day from 3pm to 6pm.
Trivia, Quiz & Game Nights
Here is a good list of bars with trivia, quiz, and game nights near you:
- Shannon’s Irish Pub at 175 Carlton St
- Triplebs at 1873 Henderson Hwy
Tequila and pub games are available at Shannon’s Irish Pub Tuesday through Saturday. Triplebs has a plethora of billiard games for you to choose from as well as beers on tap, made to order cocktails, and delicious food.
Shark Club from our best drink specials list offers bar trivia and quizzes in your area too.
Dance, Karaoke & Live Music
Anyone that wants to dance, listen to live music, and sing karaoke can head to:
- Palomino Club at 436 Main St Downtown
- The River Side at 531 St Mary’s Rd
- The Royal George Hotel at 123 Regent Ave W
Palomino Club has been regarded by Uptown Magazine as one of the best nightclubs here for over 30 years. Food, beer, and karaoke are available at Tourism. You can enjoy live music near you on Friday and Saturday nights at The River Side where they also have a pool table and karaoke with thousands of songs to choose from.
The Royal George Hotel has live music every day of the week featuring a wide range of musical styles and genres including country, folk, and rock. Don’t forget about the live music at 4th Line Pub & Grill from our best breweries and sports bars list.
You might also want to read our posts on:
- Happy Hours In Calgary
- Happy Hours In Edmonton
- Happy Hours In Ottawa & Gatineau
- Happy Hours In Minneapolis & St Paul
Have Fun Drinking At The Best Bars In Winnipeg
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 Winnipeg.