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Best Of Bars & Clubs

  • Best Bar

    Best Bar

    1) New West Cafe 879 Whalley Ave., New Haven (203) 387-5939   2) BAR 254 Crown St., New Haven (203) 495-8924 barnightclub.com   3) The Old Dublin 171 Quinnipiac St., Wallingford (203) 949-8022 theolddublin.com  

  • Best Bartender

    Best Bartender

    1) Missy - Old Dublin 171 Quinnipiac St., Wallingford (203) 949-8022 theolddublin.com   2) Frank - Anna Liffey's Irish Pub 17 Whitney Ave., New Haven (203) 773-1776 annaliffeys.com   3) Vinny Valentino - Goodfellas 702 State St., New Haven (203) 785-8722 goodfellasrestaurant.com  

  • Best Beer Selection In Bottles

    Best Beer Selection In Bottles

    1) The Cask Republic 179 Crown St., New Haven (203) 348-2275 thecaskrepublic.com   2) Prime 16 Tap House & Burgers 172 Temple St., New Haven (203) 782-1616 prime16.com   3) BAR 254 Crown St., New Haven (203) 495-8924 barnightclub.com  

  • Best Beer Selection On Tap

    Best Beer Selection On Tap

    1) The Cask Republic 179 Crown St., New Haven (475) 238-8335 thecaskrepublic.com   2) Dew Drop Inn 25 North Ave., Derby (203) 735-7757 facebook.com/dewdropinnct   3) BAR 254 Crown St., New Haven (203) 495-8924 barnightclub.com  

  • Best Brew Pub

    Best Brew Pub

    1) BAR 254 Crown St., New Haven (203) 495-8924 barnightclub.com   2) Two Roads Brewing Co. 1700 Stratford Ave., Stratford (203) 335-2010 tworoadsbrewing.com   3) Prime 16 Tap House & Burgers 172 Temple St., New Haven (203) 782-1616 prime16.com  

  • Best Cigar Shop or Bar

    Best Cigar Shop or Bar

    1) The Owl Shop 268 College St., New Haven (203) 624-3250 owlshopcigars.com   2) North of Havana 55 State St., North Haven (203) 361-9433 nohcigar.com   3) Orange Cigars & More 278 Boston Post Road, Orange (203) 298-4990 orangecigarandmore.com  

  • Best Cocktails

    Best Cocktails

    1) 116 Crown 116 Crown St., New Haven (203) 777-3116 116crown.com   2) BAR 254 Crown St., New Haven (203) 495-8924 barnightclub.com   3) Oak Haven Table & Bar 932 State St, New Haven (203) 915-9413  oakhaventableandbar.com  

  • Best College Bar

    Best College Bar

    1) New West Cafe 879 Whalley Ave., New Haven (203) 387-5939   2) BAR 254 Crown St., New Haven (203) 495-8924 barnightclub.com   3) Anna Liffey's 17 Whitney Ave., New Haven (203) 773-1776 annaliffeys.com  

  • Best Dance Club

    Best Dance Club

    1) BAR 254 Crown St., New Haven (203) 495-8924 barnightclub.com   2) Toad's Place 300 York St., New Haven (203) 624-8623 toadsplace.com   3) The Russian Lady 144 Temple St., New Haven (203) 691-7276 therussianladynewhaven.com  

  • Best Dance Night

    Best Dance Night

    1) BAR 254 Crown St., New Haven (203) 495-8924 barnightclub.com   2) Toad's Place 300 York St., New Haven (203) 624-8623 toadsplace.com   3) Anna Liffey's 17 Whitney Ave., New Haven (203) 773-1776 annaliffeys.com  

  • Best Gay Bar

    Best Gay Bar

    1) Partners Cafe 365 Crown St., New Haven (203) 776-1014 partnerscafe.com   2) 168 York Street Cafe 168 York St., New Haven (203) 789-1915 168yorkstreetcafe.com   3) Empire Night Club 130 Crown St., New Haven (203) 498-2484  

  • Best Happy Hour

    Best Happy Hour

    1) Anna Liffey's 17 Whitney Ave., New Haven (203) 773-1776 annaliffeys.com   2) Westbrook Lobster 346 E. Main St., Clinton (860) 664-9464 westbrooklobster.com   3) Geronimo Tequila Bar & Southwest Grill 271 Crown St., New Haven (203) 777-7700 geronimobarandgrill.com  

  • Best Neighborhood Bar

    Best Neighborhood Bar

    1) Dew Drop Inn 25 North Ave., Derby (203) 735-7757 facebook.com/dewdropinnct   2) New West Cafe 879 Whalley Ave., New Haven (203) 387-5939   3) Anna Liffey's 17 Whitney Ave., New Haven (203) 773-1776 annaliffeys.com  

  • Best New Bar

    Best New Bar

    1) August 3 Edwards St., New Haven (203) 745-4531 facebook.com/augustonedwards   2) Barracuda Bistro and Bar 1180 Chapel St., New Haven (203) 691-5696 barracudanewhaven.com   3) Bricks and Barley Tavern 441 Howe Ave., Shelton (203) 513-8163 bricksnbarley.com  

  • Best Place To Eat at the Bar

    Best Place To Eat at the Bar

    1) New West Cafe 879 Whalley Ave., New Haven (203) 387-5939   2) Dew Drop Inn 25 North Ave., Derby (203) 735-7757 facebook.com/dewdropinnct   3) BAR 254 Crown St., New Haven (203) 495-8924 barnightclub.com  

  • Best Place To Hook Up

    Best Place To Hook Up

    1) BAR 254 Crown St., New Haven (203) 495-8924 barnightclub.com   2) Anna Liffey's 17 Whitney Ave., New Haven (203) 773-1776 annaliffeys.com   3) Cave à Vin 975 State St., New Haven (203) 777-6206 caveavinwinebar.com  

  • Best Place To Shoot Pool

    Best Place To Shoot Pool

    1) BAR 254 Crown St., New Haven (203) 495-8924 barnightclub.com   2) Branford Cue and Brew 131 Commercial Pkwy., Branford (203) 483-1388 cuenbrew.com   3) The Corner Pocket Cafe 501 Boston Post Rd., Orange (203) 891-0777 cornerpocketcafe.com  

  • Best Sports Bar

    Best Sports Bar

    1) Anna Liffey's 17 Whitney Ave., New Haven (203) 773-1776 annaliffeys.com   2) Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar 74-76 Church St., New Haven (203) 789-9453 buffalowildwings.com   3) Crush 1015 Bridgeport Ave., Milford (203) 877-2200 crushmilford.com  

  • Best Trivia Night

    Best Trivia Night

    1) Anna Liffey's 17 Whitney Ave., New Haven (203) 773-1776 annaliffeys.com   2) The Outer Space 295 Treadwell St., Bldg. G, Hamden (203) 288-6400 theouterspace.net   3) Eli's on the Hill 624 W. Main St., Branford (203) 488-2700 elisonthehill.com  

  • Best Adult Entertainment Club

    Best Adult Entertainment Club

    1) The Catwalk 325 East St., New Haven (203) 624-4645 facebook.com/catwalk.n.haven   2) Keepers Gentlemen's Club 354 Woodmont Road, Milford (203) 301-0764 keepersx.com   3) Scruples 369 North Ave., Bridgeport (203) 335-8975  

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