Local Bars to Visit in Brooklyn, NY

While you’re in town for Bar Convent Brooklyn, be sure to check out some of our favorite local bars to visit. Each bar is unique, has its own story and we’re sure they won’t disappoint.

  • Bar Beau

    Bar Beau

    Location:
    Brooklyn
    Address:
    61 Withers St
    Bar Beau
    Bar Beau
    Bar Beau

    A specialty all-day cafe and cocktail, Bar Beau is a home away from home where locals meet for high quality food and drink at any time of day. Open daily, Bar Beau consists of a street-facing coffee shop that opens up at night into a hidden and elegant cocktail bar in the back.

  • Clover Club

    Clover Club

    Location:
    Brooklyn
    Address:
    210 Smith St
    Goldies
    Goldies
    Goldies

    Clover Club is the premiere cocktail bar in Brooklyn, but more accurately it’s a Brooklyn cocktail bar. Which means no velvet rope, a low-key, neighborhood vibe, live jazz from time-to-time and a cozy back room with a fireplace. Oh, and really good brunch.

  • Diamond Reef

    Diamond Reef

    Location:
    Brooklyn
    Address:
    1057 Atlantic Ave
    Diamond Reef
    Diamond Reef
    Diamond Reef

    Leyenda is a pan-Latin cocktail bar that celebrates the spirits and imbibing traditions of Latin America and beyond in creative and classic cocktails. Its kitchen serves traditional and modern takes on Latin dishes from across Central and South American and the Caribbean. Absolutely worth a visit, especially if you’re checking out its sister bar, Clover Club.

  • Donna

    Donna

    Location:
    Brooklyn
    Address:
    27 Broadway
    Donna
    Donna
    Donna

    Donna is a transportive oasis just under the Williamsburg Bridge. A mini-vacation you can take any day of the week, Donna features a classically-inspired, rum-driven cocktail list and a kitchen serving up delicious tacos and other Latin cuisine. Not to mention some of the best local DJs in the city.

  • Goldies

    Goldies

    Location:
    Brooklyn
    Address:
    195 Nassau Ave
    Goldies
    Goldies
    Goldies

    With its neon lighting, leather booths and dark interior, Goldie’s looks like a Vegas cocktail lounge from the ‘60s, which is exactly the vibe it’s going for. Goldie’s is a down-to-earth beer and shots bar that is the perfect hangout for local or visitor alike.

  • Grand Army Bar

    Grand Army Bar

    Location:
    Brooklyn
    Address:
    336 State St
    Grand Army Bar
    Grand Army Bar
    Grand Army Bar

    There’s no better way to describe the Grand Army than by calling it a neighborhood bar. A seafood bar located in Boerum Hill, Grand Army is a comfortable, but high-class place that raises the “bar” on what a neighborhood should be.   

  • Grand Republic Cocktail Club

    Grand Republic Cocktail Club

    Location:
    Brooklyn
    Address:
    19 Greenpoint Ave
    Grand Republic Cocktail Club
    Grand Republic Cocktail Club
    Grand Republic Cocktail Club

    A cross between a dive bar, a high-end cocktail lounge and a dockside tavern, Grand Republic Cocktail Club is uniquely Brooklyn. Named after the Brooklyn-built steamer the Grand Republic, Grand Republic Cocktail Bar is the kind of place where anyone would feel comfortable pulling up a seat and enjoying the evening.

  • Hunky Dory

    Hunky Dory

    Location:
    Brooklyn
    Address:
    747 Franklin Ave
    Hunky Dory
    Hunky Dory
    Hunky Dory

    A bar and restaurant that has a menu as funky as its décor, Hunky Dory is a relaxing, all-day and all night place perfect for enjoying a boozy brunch or an afternoon coffee and work-sesh. As an added bonus, everything done is the space is sustainability focused, without comprising quality.

  • Leyenda

    Leyenda

    Location:
    Brooklyn
    Address:
    221 Smith St
    Leyenda
    Leyenda
    Leyenda

    Described by the New York Times as “a bar with a vaguely tiki theme,” Diamond Reef is a lofty, vintage-inspired space serving up rum drinks, slushies and grilled skewers. Get there early to guarantee a space on their coveted patio.

  • Long Island Bar

    Long Island Bar

    Location:
    Brooklyn
    Address:
    110 Atlantic Ave
    Long Island Bar
    Long Island Bar
    Long Island Bar

    The Long Island Bar is a Brooklyn landmark, serving food and drinks for almost 55 years.  Closed in 2007 and then lovingly restored and reopened in 2013, the atmospheric watering hole serves up cocktails, beer, wine and more in simple, retro surroundings.

  • Maison Premiere

    Maison Premiere

    Location:
    Brooklyn
    Address:
    298 Bedford Ave
    Maison Premiere
    Maison Premiere
    Maison Premiere

    Rooted in the history of oyster bars and absinthe cafes, Maison Premiere offers a historical glance into the hotel lobbies and grand restaurants of New York, Paris, and New Orleans. Its expertly fabricated replica of the absinthe fountain located in the famed Olde Absinthe House in New Orleans is worth a visit on its own.

  • Ramonas

    Ramonas

    Location:
    Brooklyn
    Address:
    113 Franklin St
    Ramonas
    Ramonas
    Ramonas

    Ramona is a family owned and operated bar featuring innovative original cocktails and re-imagined classics. Its vibrant menu and vintage-esque décor makes it the perfect place to enjoy a drink while exploring all that Brooklyn has to offer.        

  • Rockwell Place

    Rockwell Place

    Location:
    Brooklyn
    Address:
    31 Rockwell Pl
    Rockwell Place
    Rockwell Place
    Rockwell Place

    A long room, with tall ceilings and lots of natural light, the Rockwell Place is a modern take on the welcoming corner bar. With its innovative and extensive menu and upscale, yet relaxed interior, the Rockwell Place is the perfect spot to start or end your evening in Brooklyn. A long room, with tall ceilings and lots of natural light, the Rockwell Place is a modern take on the welcoming corner bar. With its innovative and extensive menu and upscale, yet relaxed interior, the Rockwell Place is the perfect spot to start or end your evening in Brooklyn.

  • Sunday in Brooklyn

    Sunday in Brooklyn

    Location:
    Brooklyn
    Address:
    348 Wythe Ave
    Sunday in Brooklyn
    Sunday in Brooklyn
    Sunday in Brooklyn

    A restaurant and dedicated to that end of the week day where you lazily explore and enjoy your neighborhood, Sunday in Brooklyn serves brunch and dinner daily with a comfortable, neighborly vibe. Grab an easy-sipping cocktail, a quick sandwich or a coffee anytime of the day and enjoy Brooklyn like a local.

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