America's Best Cocktail Bars

Belly up to these top cocktail bars from Boston to Seattle.

Anvil Bar, Houston

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Bartender/partner Bobby Heugel built his noted bar in a mid-century tire store, then added a warm burnish with recycled woods and other repurposed materials. But the tastes are bright and fresh, and the bar deftly melds fresh ingredients, bold spirits, and classic proportions to make the drinks sing, whether they’re revivals or a trip into the unknown.

Check It Out: Tuesday nights are tiki nights, when bartenders explore one of America’s more intriguing homegrown drink cultures.

America's Best Cocktail Bars

Anvil Bar, Houston

Bartender/partner Bobby Heugel built his noted bar in a mid-century tire store, then added a warm burnish with recycled woods and other repurposed materials. But the tastes are bright and fresh, and the bar deftly melds fresh ingredients, bold spirits, and classic proportions to make the drinks sing, whether they’re revivals or a trip into the unknown.

Check It Out: Tuesday nights are tiki nights, when bartenders explore one of America’s more intriguing homegrown drink cultures.

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