The 17 Best Bars in Mesa, AZ | Visit Mesa

June 28, 2024

The Top Bars in and Around Mesa

Explore Mesa’s dive bars, live music hotspots, pet-friendly establishments, family-centered hubs, and elevated lounges.

There’s no secret recipe to our culmination of exceptional bars. Located in close proximity to remarkable wineries and breweries, there are an abundance of refreshing adventures in Mesa. If you’re not convinced yet, we encourage you to enter your own detective-sleuthing mode and find the special ingredient in every bar, from attentive services to aged pairings.

Dive Bar Staples

Gabby’s Sports Bar & Grill

635 N Country Club Drive
Make your way to this inviting tavern, where tender wings and affordable drinks will make you feel at home. Gabby’s Sports Bar & Grill sets the perfect scene for a casual night out, featuring friendly services and a lively atmosphere.

Groggy’s Bar and Grill

2207 W Main Street
After a busy day of checking out Mesa’s top attractions, an ice-cold beer at this local establishment will just hit the spot. Here, strangers become instant friends and the bar bites are always served fresh off the stove. Don’t forget to compete in rounds of billiards and darts, or if you’re looking to relax, watch a game on the TV.

Hiatus on Main

6429 E Main Street
Flatbread pizza and bold whiskey will have you quickly settled in the casual rhythm of Hiatus on Main. From daily happy hour specials to boozy jerky, this spot transforms a good time into a top-notch experience.

Mesa Drummer

1211 N Country Club Drive Unit 8
Take in a vibrant ambience while sipping on a succulent cocktail at Mesa Drummer. Thriving with upbeat services and an all-you-can-eat buffet, this dive bar cultivates the ultimate foodie’s experience for all palates.

September’s Bar and Grill

500 W Southern Avenue
Looking for a fun karaoke spot? September’s Bar and Grill will have you singing all night long (until 2:00 p.m.), aiding your performance with liquid encouragement. Neon lighting and jalapeño cheese curds will make you feel like it’s your own birthday celebration–even if it’s technically months away.

Line Dancing & Live Music Venues

Denim & Diamonds

7336 E Main Street
Don your finest cowboy hat and mosey over to Denim & Diamonds. This country-themed bar is a burgeoning hub for line dancing and folksy tunes.

The Monastery Bar & Grill

4810 E McKellips Road
Nestled near Falcon Field Airport, this high-energy bar is pulsing with local talent and unforgettable experiences. Soak in Mesa’s sunshine while enjoying your meal and drink in the charming patio area.

Roosters Country

3731 E Main Street
Channel your inner country artist at karaoke, or groove to a rockabilly show at Roosters Country. Retro decor and ambient lighting will beckon you into guitar-jangling moments.

Pet-Friendly Spaces

Chupacabra Taproom

14 N Robson
Mesa is filled with sensational nightlife spots and Chupacabra Taproom is no exception. Beer lovers will enjoy trying an array of unique brews from regional makers. Spending the day with your four-legged buddy? Sit back and relax on the scenic outdoor patio with your dog.

Echo 5 Sports Pub

2855 N Power Road #101
This Irish pub will treat your canine companions like family, welcoming them with full bowls of water. Drink tried-and-true ales and new hop-forward creations. Visitors with a spice tolerance will be enthralled by the nuclear sauce-covered wings and the chili cheese-drizzled fries.

Mr. Brews Taphouse

1113 S Signal Butte Road
Mr. Brews Taphouse never fails to impress with countless beer varieties and mouth watering masterpieces. Specializing in decadent comfort food, burgers are elevated with bacon and fried onions while flatbread pizzas are cooked to perfection. Feeling indecisive about ordering a drink? Enjoy a beer flight with craft delights from around the country.

Uncle Bear’s Grill & Tap

9053 E Baseline Road #101A | 1110 S Greenfield #101A
Uncle Bear’s Grill & Tap seems to always know what each patron (and dog) needs. With an extraordinary staff, you’ll immediately feel like a longtime regular. Pulled pork sandwiches, affordable beer flights, and generous sides are a few of the main staples at this laidback spot.

Family-Oriented Spots

Level 1 Arcade Bar

48 W Main Street
Located in downtown Mesa, Level 1 Arcade Bar provides video game-centered fun for everyone! Take a walk down memory lane with classic arcade games from your childhood. From racing games to pinball machines, the gaming options are endless. Pair your experience with a drink like the “Smash Bros” cocktail, which packs a sweet punch with blackberry syrup and bulleit rye.

TIP: Visitors who are under 21 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian until 7:00 p.m.

Tortilla Flat Saloon and Settlement

1 Main Street
Step back in time at the Tortilla Flat Saloon and Settlement, where the Old West still lives on in saddle bar seating and weathered decor. Along with a cozy dining area, the Saloon Bar serves hard-to-find drinks that are native to the Superstition Mountains area, including the Mule Oil pilsner and prickly pear lemonade.

Upscale Offerings


1610 S Stapley Drive
In Mesa, bragging about our thriving BBQ scene is simply stating the objective facts, and Bobby-Q has a front-row seat to that conversation. The taproom space is a place for uncovering one-of-a-kind drinks. Top off your happy hour with the juiciest prime ribs and the heartiest loaded mashed potatoes.

Espiritu Cocktails and Comida

123 W Main Street
Surprise your tastebuds with a mezcal-infused cocktail at this intimate bar and eatery. Specializing in Mexican cuisine and drinks, Espiritu Cocktails and Comida will have you immediately coming back for more. Here, fresh seafood tacos and tostadas compliment tangy margaritas.

Rebel Wine Lounge

104 W Main Street Suite 107
Sophistication and elegance are at the core of Rebel Wine Lounge. Marvel at the ambient lights that illuminate the stunning interior as complex reds and whites line the bar shelves. Enjoy special discounts off wine and beer during happy hours, as well as delectable bites like caprese skewers.

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platters of fries and sandwiches and craft beers on the patio at 12 West Brewing

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