Cocktails/Wine Bars in Memphis, TN
As its name suggests this stylish restaurant specializes in food and drink flights making it the perfect location for a gustatory adventure. Select from pre-paired wine flights by region or type of wine or get creative and make your own three wine sampling. Once you’ve discovered your new favorite wine continue the evening by ordering it by the glass or whole bottle. Food flights include a variety of fish, fowl and other meats. As with the wine flights you are able to choose from a presented flight or build your own. You can also order any menu item as a small plate or full sized entrée. Enjoy an evening of tasteful exploration at Flight.
A beer lover’s paradise Flying Saucer Draught Emporium is home to an impressive 240 beers and counting with over 100 different brewing styles to choose from. There is no way to narrow down your choices to a few and why would you want to? It’s much more fun to enroll in the U.F.O. club, the name for their creative customer loyalty program, and aim to join the ranks of those who have sampled 200 beers. U.F.O club members’ beers are tracked and once you’ve reached 200 you’re eligible to be immortalized via a plate (i.e. saucer) with your name and quote of your choice mounted on the wall. Even if you don’t have aspirations to try 200 beers Flying Saucer is still an excellent spot to enjoy a good beer.
A cool destination bar located in Midtown, Alchemy boasts creative cocktails expertly crafted by master mixologists. An eclectic mix of Memphians as well as out of towners can always be found mingling around the massive bar, getting intimate in the plush sofa enclaves or watching the creation of culinary masterpieces in the open kitchen. Try one of the signature cocktails or allow the skilled bartenders to create a concoction with the spirit of your choice. The drinks are enticing and the small plates are equally appealing and perfect for sharing. A diverse mix of music adds to the fun and exciting atmosphere making this the ideal place to unwind.
Specializing in authentic regional Italian cuisine from Puglia, Bari’s enoteca hosts wines from nearly every region in Italy. Over 30 wines are available by the glass giving you plenty of options. For the indecisive or adventurous, Bari offers wine flights allowing you the opportunity to sample a variety of Italy’s best wines. Nowhere else in the city will you find such a comprehensive offering of Italian wines. Where there’s wine there must be cheese. Create a cheese trio from over 40 Italian cheeses to accompany your wine flight. Grab a seat at the intimate wine bar and allow yourself to experience Italy through its food and drink.
No downtown is complete without the friendly neighborhood bar on the corner. For Memphis Bardog Tavern is that bar. Full of personality, great drinks and unusually delicious bar food this late night bar is the perfect hang out spot for a group of friends or a great place to make new ones. Tucked away in the corner you’ll find a jukebox loaded with a diverse range of hits from classic rock to hip hop and everything in between. The first floor of Bardog allows smoking so non-smokers will find refuge in the cozy downstairs level. Don’t worry there’s a small bar downstairs too.