Know Where to Drink — Here are the Essential Bars in 23 North American Cities

July 28, 2017

The best cocktail bars, dive bars, and all-around haunts

A sexy cocktail lounge in Atlanta named for a character in The Royal Tenenbaums. An authentic Irish bar located right by Wrigley Field in Chicago, perfect for game days. An old-school jazz club (with a killer peach cobbler) in Detroit. And so many more fantastic places to imbibe.

Eater editors across the country have rounded up the essential bars in their city, whether they be cocktail bars, wine bars, dive bars, sports bars, or just all-around great places to drink. This means striking locations like the The Chandelier Bar at