Here Are 10 of the Best Bars in Brooklyn

Whether you’re in the mood for a cheap brew and a burger or a glass of wine and some cheese, there are plenty of bars in Brooklyn, New York that will fit the bill. Musty dives, high-end lounges, and a variety of other hotspots are perfect for a fun night out on the town. Plus, many of the best bars in Brooklyn are walking distance or a short drive from our inn! Here are some of our favorite watering holes.

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Our Picks for the Best Bars in Brooklyn

1. The Commodore

Known for having some of the best bar food in town, The Commodore offers authentic Southern fare and great cocktails. This dive serves up everything from fried chicken and biscuits to grilled cheese! For a casual evening with friends, order a few dishes to enjoy alongside video games and live music from a DJ.

2. Lucey’s Lounge

With a warm ambiance, large cocktail list, and free popcorn, Lucey’s is the place to go for a relaxing night out. Whether you’re craving whiskey, gin, rum, or a hot drink, their specialty drink menu has it all.

3. Clover Club

Clover Club is one of the best lounges in Brooklyn and has been offering exquisite cocktails, great food, and live jazz since 2008. Guests can enjoy classic drinks while munching on savory small bites and gourmet snacks. Be sure to stop in for brunch on the weekend!

4. High Dive

Beer lovers, rejoice! This taproom boasts 19 rotating beers ranging from local favorites to brews from Belgium, Japan, Germany, and Norway. The bar’s rustic, cozy interior also offers board games and pinball machines. It’s the perfect place to bring a group of friends.

5. The Way Station

With an affordable happy hour ($4 draft beer, anyone?) and a whimsical Dr. Who theme, this bar in Prospect Heights is a must-see. Guests can enjoy live music, comedy shows, and even karaoke amongst a fun and quirky crowd.

6. Franklin Park New York

Franklin Park NY is located in the former Crown Heights garage and features a game room, poetry readings, and a DJ on the weekends. The large patio and beer garden picnic tables are perfect for sipping outside during the warmer months.

7. The Richardson

Situated at the intersection of Greenpoint and Williamsburg, The Richardson has a vintage speakeasy feel. Visitors can pop in for delicious bar snacks, meat and cheese plates, and drinks including spirits, wine, and beer.

8. Iona

Sports fans will love this Scottish bar in Williamsburg. Established 15 years ago, Iona now has projection screens and a beer garden where you can watch the big game. You’ll also find art exhibitions and live music performances with traditional Scottish and Irish flare.

9. Sycamore Bar and Flower Shop

With 75 bourbons and whiskeys, 8 draft lines of craft brews, and over 20 types of bottled beer, Sycamore truly has something for everyone. This unique bar is tucked behind a flower shop and sells a variety of different stems for your next wedding or event.

10. D.O.C Wine Bar

For a romantic evening with the one you love, head to D.O.C Restaurant and Wine Bar. This Italian eatery boasts delicious authentic eats, from delicate flatbreads to homemade pasta. There’s even an extensive wine list to match. Cheers!

Nurse Your Hangover with At Home in Brooklyn

Now that you know about the best bars in Brooklyn, it’s time to start planning your trip! Our beautiful Park Slope bed and breakfast is the perfect place to doze off after you’ve had a few too many. In the morning, refuel with a delicious breakfast or sip a mimosa to help ease the pain. No matter where the evening takes you, Brooklyn’s eclectic bar scene guarantees a night that you’ll never forget – and we can’t wait to hear about what you remember!

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