Top 20 Cocktail Spots In Virginia


1. Founding Farmers, DC

1924 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20006
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Founding Farmers is one of the country’s leading restaurants to offer farm-inspired, American true food and drink in a modern, casual, and eco-friendly setting.

2. {RA} Bistro, Lynchburg

1344 Main St, Lynchburg, Virginia
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{RA} Bistro has some amazing martinis to try in sweet and fruity varieties.

3. Old Ebbitt Grill, DC

675 15th Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia
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Old Ebbitt Grill is Washington’s oldest saloon. It has been visited by the likes of Theodore Roosevelt, Grover Cleveland, Ulysses S. Grant and Warren Harding, as well as many others.

4. Comfort, Richmond

200 w. broad st., Richmond, Virginia 23220
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Comfort has wonderfully rich and classy seasonal cocktails like this cocktail with pickled peach!

5. Blue Talon Bistro, Williamsburg

420 Prince George St, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185
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Blue Talon Bistro’s bartenders are true pros! Just try their mysterious Blue Talon Bistro Cocktail.

6. Nacho Mama’s, Richmond

3449 West Cary Street ( Carytown ) Richmond, Virginia 23221
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Nacho Mama’s has some wildly fun cocktails like this Swedish Fish margarita. Save room for a churro sundae!

7. Jay’s Lounge, Fredericksburg

2030 Plank Road, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Jay’s Lounge has tons of drink specials and a huge selection of spirits to make their cocktails with.

8. Metro!, Roanoke

14 Campbell Ave SE, Roanoke, Virginia 24011
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Metro! is downtown Roanoke’s premier modern American restaurant, lounge and nightspot and they have a great selection of cocktails to choose from.

9. Kybecca Wine Bar, Fredericksburg

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400 William Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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The mixologists at Kybecca know how to craft a cocktail! They use fresh ingredients like this cocktail that uses rum infused with local strawberries, fresh tangerine, lime juice and Falernum liqueur.

10. Lucky Restaurant, Roanoke

18 Kirk Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia 24011
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Creating Southern American/Country French food while focusing on pairing great wines, craft beers, and creating innovative and classic cocktails using fresh local ingredients.

11. Clementine Cafe, Harrisonburg

153 S Main St, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801
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Clementine Cafe provides quality food, live music, creative drinks, art, films and community events in a comfortable urban atmosphere.

12. Abbey Road Pub and Restaurant, Virginia Beach

203 22nd St, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451
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Awesome food, great live music, 101 International Beers and an amazing atmosphere are what draw crowds to Abbey Road Pub and Restaurant. Also, their sweet martinis! Established in 1982, Abbey Road Pub and Restaurant has a cozy, casual atmosphere that will set you at ease as you relax with a pint.

13. LOCAL Chop & Grill House, Harrisonburg

56 West Gay St (Entrance to Parking Lot Is on Noll Drive), Harrisonburg, Virginia
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LOCAL Chop & Grill House makes fantastic artfully mixed cocktails like this concord grape gin drink.

14. commonwealthSKYBAR, Charlottesville

422 E. Main St, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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commonwealthSKYBAR has a great selection of original cocktails like this Shimmer & Shine. For those looking for something sweet and festive the Sweet Georgia Brown has Peach Schnapps, Southern Comfort, and apple cider.

15. 622 North, Blacksburg

622 N Main St, Blacksburg, Virginia 24060
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Aside from sporting a wine list with over 100 wines, 622 North is also a great place to find your favorite cocktail!

16. Mangia, Lynchburg

2496 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, Virginia
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Mangia has wonderful cocktails like their Lemon-Basil Porto or house sangria.

17. Tapped Gastropub, Virginia Beach

Hilltop East , 1550 Laskin Rd., Virginia Beach, VA. 23451
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Get ready for the most innovative concept to hit the Virginia Beach restaurant scene. TAPPED Gastropub features Draft Tables, an exciting new way for guests to serve themselves draft beer. These Draft Tables provide guests access to craft beers which they can pour at their leisure. Additionally, TAPPED Gastropub serves refined foods and cocktails to complement the elegant and comfortable setting.

18. The Trellis Restaurant, Williamsburg

403 W Duke of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, Virginia
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With their namesake trellises extending over an impressive brick paved patio for the very best in outdoor dining, the interior design will carry the elements of nature right through the dining space. Relax with a signature cocktail in the luxurious lounge before being seated at one of their signature tables – with a great view of the most famous historic street in the country.

19. FIG, Charlottesville

1331 W Main St, Charlottesville, Virginia
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FIG is a Cajun themed restaurant that makes fantastic sangria and delicious cocktails that pack a huge punch.

20. Social House, Blacksburg

103 S Main St, Blacksburg, VA 24060
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At Social House you get craft cocktails and local libations in a metro-style lounge bar. Enjoy a cosmopolitan dining experience while having a few drinks with your friends!

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Maggie Comeau is the content manager of Scoutology. Her favorite things to write about are sweets, brunch and burgers.

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