Americas drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Treasure Beach

Pelican Bar

A thatched hut on stilts, built on a submerged sandbar 1km out to sea after owner Floyd saw it in a dream, is still Jamaica’s – and perhaps the planet’s – most enjoyable spot for a drink. You can carve your name int…
Top Choice Microbrewery in Main Street

Brassneck Brewery

Vancouver's favourite microbrewery concocted more than 50 different beers in its first six months of operating and continues to win new fans with an ever-changing chalkboard of intriguing libations with names like B…
Top Choice Bar in SoHo & Chinatown

Ghost Donkey

Laid-back meets trippy meets craft at this one-of-a-kind, classy mezcal house that gives vibes of Mexico, the Middle East and the Wild West. If the moon had a saloon, this place would fit right in. Dark and dim, yet…
Top Choice Distillery in Charleston County Sea Islands

Firefly Distillery

The world’s first hand-crafted sweet-tea-flavored vodka came from this gem of a distillery, tucked into the forest on Wadmalaw Island. Sampling this classic, which is made with tea grown on the nearby Charleston Tea…
Top Choice Cafe in Bogotá

Azahar Café

Possibly the finest shrine to coffee in Colombia, the recently amplified Azahar exudes taste, expertise and an undying passion for the country’s second-most-famous home-grown product (after cocaine). Busy baristas w…
Top Choice Bar in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Trick Dog

Drink adventurously with ingenious cocktails inspired by local obsessions: San Francisco muralists, Chinese diners or conspiracy theories. Every six months, Trick Dog adopts a new theme and the entire menu changes –…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

%ABV

As kindred spirits will deduce from the name (the abbreviation for 'percent alcohol by volume'), this bar is backed by cocktail crafters who know their Rittenhouse rye from their Japanese malt whisky. Top-notch hooc…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in French Quarter

Bar Tonique

'Providing shelter from sobriety since 08/08/08', Tonique is a bartender’s bar. Seriously, on a Sunday night, when the weekend rush is over, we’ve seen no fewer than three of the city’s top bartenders arrive here to…
Top Choice Club in Brooklyn: Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick

House of Yes

Anything goes at this highly regarded warehouse venue, with two stages, three bars and a covered outdoor area, which offers some of the most creative themed performance and dance nights in Brooklyn. You might see ae…
Top Choice Club in Kingston

Dub Club

Dub Club is a house party that's become a Jamaican brand. And what a house! Set high on Jack's Hill, it looks down over the lights of Kingston, twinkling in the night. The huge sound system treats you to the deepest…