The Prohibition Era finished a long time ago, and authentic speakeasies are long gone… or have they? Phoenix has a lot of unique secret bars where you can have great cocktails and delicious food.
Go back to the roaring 20s at the best speakeasies in Phoenix:
1. The Mystery Room
The Mystery Room is one of the most authentic experiences of a speakeasy you’ll have in Phoenix. This bar has been open and receiving people since 1929. Located in the basement of Arizona Biltmore, you’ll still get the classic vibe from it. It’s only open on Sunday nights, so keep your schedule open!
Where: 📍Arizona Biltmore 2400 E Missouri Avenue, Phoenix
UnderTow is a nautical-inspired craft cocktail bar serving worldly and tropical cocktails. Just remember to eat something first because they don’t offer food service or dining experience. Their menu includes tropical drinks like Cures & Mysteries with bourbon and Islas Malvinas with whiskey and Jamaican rum.
Where: 📍Century Grand 3636 E Indian School Road, Phoenix
3. Platform 18
Have you ever imagined drinking in a vintage train car? That is exactly what Platform 18 offers. Take a trip back in time and take a 90-minute journey through the Rock Mountains. Their menu of cocktails includes different punches for a holiday experience.
Where: 📍Century Grand 3626 E Indian School Road, Phoenix
4. 36 Below
36 Below is a unique cocktail bar located in the basement of the Sip Coffee and Beer establishment. They offer drinks as you’ve never seen before, like a magical mushroom and a plant pot. Their menu includes beet, wine, cocktails, and soft drinks.
Where: 📍3620 E Indian School Road, Phoenix
5. Rough Rider Bar
Take the middle elevator at the 1001 building on Roosevelt and Central and travel back in time. Rough Rider is inspired by the fashions, flare, and drinks of the late 19th. Their menu includes seafood and different drinks that will make you feel you’re drinking with Roosevelt. Ready for a different experience?
Where: 📍1001 N Central Avenue, Phoenix
Featured image by Rough Rider Arizona @roughrideraz