The 4 best lounges in Phoenix

The 4 best lounges in Phoenix
Bitter & Twisted Cocktail Parlour. | Photo: Rachel C./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 09, 2020.

Wondering where to find the best lounges in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top lounges in Phoenix, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're looking for a bar and lounge.

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1. Kobalt

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First on the list is Kobalt. Located at 3110 N. Central Ave., Suite 175, the gay bar and karaoke spot is the highest-rated lounge in Phoenix, boasting four stars out of 108 reviews on Yelp.

2. Bitter & Twisted Cocktail Parlour

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Next up is Central City's Bitter & Twisted Cocktail Parlour, situated at 1 W. Jefferson St. With four stars out of 1,223 reviews on Yelp, it has proved to be a local favorite.

3. FilmBar

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Central City's FilmBar, located at 815 N. Second St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cinema, lounge and performing arts spot 4.5 stars out of 323 reviews.

4. Little Rituals

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Little Rituals, also in Central City, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 114 Yelp reviews. Head over to 132 S. Central Ave., Floor 4, to see for yourself.

Deciding when to check out the top spots above? Saturdays tend to be the busiest days of the week for consumer spending at bars and lounges across the Phoenix area, while Mondays are least busy, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of small business software for online reviews management. Last year, average daily transactions at bars and lounges climbed to 31 per business on Saturdays, over twice the average on Mondays.

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