Craft beer aficionados, rejoice! You have yet another reason to head to downtown Las Vegas.
We all know the alcohol never stops flowing in the entertainment capital of the world, but not as many people know that downtown Las Vegas is the hottest place in Sin City to enjoy craft beers and unique local brews. Allow us to help you get started. Here’s where to order the best craft beers in downtown Las Vegas.
Triple 7 Restaurant & Microbrewery at Main Street Station
Boasting six varieties of fresh, hand-crafted beers, Triple 7 Microbrewery is a must-visit destination for craft beer lovers.
Located inside Main Street Station, be sure to try the High Roller Gold. Trust us on this one.
Aside from their excellent craft beer selection, they also offer great meal options complete with delectable appetizers, pizza, gourmet burgers, sumptuous steaks and a sushi bar. Basically, you’ll find everything you need for a smashing good time at Triple 7 Microbrewery.
Chicago Brewing Co. at Four Queens
Feeling thirsty? Another awesome place for enjoying hand-crafted beers is Chicago Brewing Co., located just inside the Four Queens on Fremont Street.
This welcoming restaurant and bar offers excellent beers, great-tasting food and your favorite sporting events on large TV screens all over the restaurant.
All their award-winning Las Vegas brews and seasonal beer selection is brewed in house. Their menu also features a complete list of premium craft beers from breweries all over the country.
Chicago Brewing Co. is open from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. during the weekdays and from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. during the weekends.
Banger Brewing has three of the most important ingredients for a delicious craft beer: The freshest ingredients, love for the city on which they do business and passion for providing only the best for their customers. It’s no wonder they’ve made the list of the best craft beers in downtown Las Vegas.
Beer experts strongly recommend the Hop Bang Boom if you’re in the mood for a bold-flavored brew while in town.
Banger Brewing is located right in the heart of Fremont Street Experience, near the base of the SlotZilla zipline take-off tower, and is open from 12:00 noon to 12:00 midnight from Sundays to Thursdays and 12:00 noon to 1:00 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
Hop Nuts Brewing in the Arts District
With more than 10 types of fresh, hand-crafted beers available almost every night, Hop Nuts is another great destination for craft beer lovers. And, hear this, $4 pints are available during happy hour (4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.) every day. We bet you thought something so beautiful could never exist. Word on the street is you need to try the Juice Face.
Hop Nuts is open from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Sundays.
Tenaya Creek Brewery
Serving high-quality craft beers since 1999, Tenaya Creek Brewery has established itself as one of the top destinations offering hand-crafted beers in downtown Las Vegas. This place offers six varieties of craft beer available all year long, plus some seasonal brews you should watch out for, like God of Thunder. We don’t know exactly what it is, but we want it.
Tenaya Creek Brewery’s store hours are 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. during the weekdays and 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. during the weekends.
Atomic Liquors has more than 25 varieties of craft beer constantly rotating on its daily menu to keep things interesting.
As the liquor store with the first package liquor license, and the oldest freestanding bar in Las Vegas, Atomic Liquors offers great beer and a noteworthy piece of Sin City history. Try the Sang Royal! We dare you to not fall in love with it.
Atomic Liquors is open Mondays through Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Thursdays from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m., Saturdays from12:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. and Sundays from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Flippin’ Good Chicken, Burgers & Beer
Aside from their flippin’ good food, Flippin’ Good Chicken, Burgers & Beer also has freshly hand-crafted beers, both local and seasonal, to keep your taste buds happy. This place has fantastic beer flights options, including BYOB Flight (build your own beer) and Vegas is Crafty, which gives you the option to choose four beers from local and craft favorites at only $9.95. We call that a win. You can’t go wrong with the Bad Beat Ante Up Amber.
Flippin’ Good Chicken, Burgers & Beer is open every day of the week. Their hours are 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Sundays through Wednesdays, and 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. from Thursdays to Saturdays.
If you love your craft beers with Mexican food, then you have to head over to Nacho Daddy immediately. Serving the most insane gourmet nachos in all of Las Vegas and everyone’s favorite beer (like Daddy’s Stout), this locally owned modern Mexican restaurant will satisfy both your Mexican food and craft brew cravings.
Oh, and if you’re brave enough, go ahead and try their Original Scorpion Shot, one of Nacho Daddy’s signature drinks. We’re told it pairs perfectly with any of their craft beers.
Nacho Daddy is open every day of the week. Bar hours are 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. Sundays to Wednesdays and 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. from Thursdays to Saturdays.
The Smashed Pig Gastropub
Offering excellent craft beers and high-quality food, Fremont East’s Smashed Pig Gastropub is the place to be for both foodies and craft beer lovers alike. If you can’t decide whether you’d like to spend your day eating good food or drinking good beer, this restaurant-bar is for you.
The Smashed Pig is open Tuesdays to Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 a.m., Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m., and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. They’re closed on Mondays.
With so many fun things to do in downtown Las Vegas, you’re sure to have a good time, even if you’ve blown your gambling allowance. Now, throw in some refreshing craft beers and local Las Vegas brews, and your visit to Sin City just got even better. Cheers!