Craft beers and fine wine is served as well, and the menu items while not cheap are gourmet. The Cooperage is old-school Albuquerque, right down to the dusty light fixtures. Grab a cocktail or a beer from the bar, head upstairs and enjoy the show. Drafty Kilt gives back to the community by serving Happy Hour prices all day every day to teachers, police officers, first responders, active military and veterans. You can even make reservations to come and brew your own beer. Zinc, one of Albuquerque's newest and classiest restaurants offers a formal relaxed atmosphere where diners can enjoy a quick bite and a glass of wine or settle in for a truly exquisite dining experience.
Dishes are seasonal and built around a core of native New Mexican and Latin American ingredients yet with an international flair and flavors. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Albuquerque Best Nightlife list. This had been mostly a locals' hangout, but it's enjoyed a big resurgence of late and now draws sizable crowds, especially on weekends, and has a friendly staff. Check the to find out about special events happening during your visit. As also befits this area, the performing arts are multicultural, with Hispanic and to a lesser extent Native American productions sharing stage space with Anglo works, including theater, opera, symphony, and dance.
We like the Groundskeeper Willie cream ale. From casual dining at to the sophisticated Albuquerque nightlife offerings of both and , guests will find that we are a spectacular home base for great Albuquerque dining and nightlife. Just one bite, and you'll be hooked! This hacienda-style restaurant features an inviting outdoor patio and festive atmosphere with live entertainment. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. The identifying feature of the outdoor patio are metal towers stretching high above the building. Tickets for nearly all major entertainment and sporting events can be obtained from Ticketmaster, 4004 Carlisle Blvd.
Its neon, rainbow logo serves as the threshold for the evening of potentially lucrative entertainment. The one in Nob Hill along Central Avenue has the gayest crowd and is downright cruise-central some evenings. This sectioned off bar and dance floor can get crowded and lines can accumulate, so get there early on a Saturday night. Art openings are common on Friday nights, and you'll find live music just about every night of the week. Most of the city's are in the Nob Hill section of town, which is also home to several restaurants and coffeehouses with a gay following. Painted natural tones and accented with elegant lighting, the lounge provides a subtle contrast to the bright, light and airy dining rooms at Yanni's. From casual dining at to the sophisticated.
The closest Albuquerque casinos are just a 10-minute drive from downtown, and several offer free shuttle service from Albuquerque hotels. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip. There's a wide varieties of nightlife experiences, from punk clubs to sophisticated establishments sure to impress any date. Complete information on all major cultural events can be obtained from the Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau tel. They also serve a perfectly rationed hot toddy.
Pop and jazz bands play on the weekends and it is easier to get a table here than downstairs. The hotel has every accommodation whether it be for a single tourist, family, or a business person attending a convention. A sports bar and place to play pool inside and a relaxing patio outside, it's got everything, including an extensive menu. This indoor-outdoor brewery is as cozy as it is fun. Inside, top notch live bands liven up the casino's main floor, playing great dance music. Ease the blow of this annual lonelyfest with the other singles of all ages well, 21 and over , genders and sexualities in a fun, intimate setting. We offer a carefully vetted selection to let you explore Albuquerque nightlife on your own.
Discount tickets are often available for midweek and matinee performances; check with individual theater or concert hall box offices. These hip, smartly furnished hangouts are spacious and attractively decorated, several of them with fireplaces and most with large patios. You'll find appetizers, wraps, burgers, sandwiches and more. Find everything from tango and salsa dancing to live theater performances, plus a wide variety of live music and concert options. The main hangout here is the , a private club for gay and lesbians, and it's become the neighborhood's -- and one of the city's -- most popular gay venues.
Many have large performance venues featuring national performing acts and musicians. In Albuquerque there are a handful of rocking places to rock, but when it comes to really rocking out to some sweet rocking rock, be it shredding, noodling, head banging or self-conscious toe-tapping, the Launchpad is where the magic happens. Albuquerque has an active performing-arts and nightlife scene, as befits a city of half a million people. Try their Bloody Mary bar on the weekends or their Sunday brunch. Marble Brewery is a production brewery with an on-site tasting room and outdoor beer garden located in downtown Albuquerque. It's a spacious, two-level venue just off downtown's main drag, Central Avenue, Schlotzsky's Deli, and it comprises a large ground-floor dance floor with bars, a big stage, and a state-of-the-art sound system.
Their green chile Bloody Mary will certainly boost your brunch. Dishes are seasonal and built around a core of native New Mexican and Latin American ingredients yet with an international flair and flavors. Fridays you can enjoy food trucks that come at 5pm and live music is played on Saturdays. There is a bar food menu here. Plus you have the wide selection of the beers brewed on site. . Sandia Resort and Casino, standing alone in its splendor, on the Sandia Pueblo reservation, with the Sandia Mountains as its backdrop, has widespread musical entertainment along with its casino and top notch dining.
The city also has some less traditional gay nightlife options, including the highly inviting local coffeehouse-restaurant chain,. The seats are torn, the floor is sticky and the music is live and loud. Check the for live entertainment options during your visit. Open Monday to Wednesday 8am to 4am, Thursday to Sunday 24 hours a day. There are six of them throughout Albuquerque. The lounge will serve authentic Sevilla tapas regionally inspired fine wines and spirits.