travel The Best US Cities for Drinking  

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303 votes 44 voters 35 items

List Rules Vote up any American city with a great atmosphere for casual and serious drinkers.

Looking for a place for a party? These top US cities for drinking would make for great getaways. Some great U.S. cities for drinkers feature a busy nightlife scene, while other good American cities for drinking have a variety of microbreweries.

What destinations will you find on this list of the top U.S. cities for drinking? Whether celebrating a championship team, enjoying a music festival, or heading to happy hour, Chicagoans love to throw back a few. Goose Island Brewery and Revolution Brewing call the city home, so well-crafted beers are always in high supply. Milwaukee is another fun city when it comes to drinking. Of course, Las Vegas is an ideal city to spend time in if you enjoy a cocktail or two... or more. Other locales featured on this list include New Orleans, New York City, and Nashville.

Which city is the best for booze? Give your favorite drinking stops a thumbs up and please add any good cities for drinkers that are missing.

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New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
New Orleans Louisiana, USA

2
12 5
New York City is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
New York City New York, USA

3
13 6
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Las Vegas Nevada, USA

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8 2
Austin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Austin Texas, USA

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13 8
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Los Angeles California, USA

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7 4
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Milwaukee Wisconsin, USA

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7 4
Miami is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Miami Florida, USA

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6 3
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
San Diego California, USA

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5 2
Portland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Portland Oregon, USA

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10 8
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Chicago Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

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6 4
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Seattle Washington, USA

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6 4
Boston is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Boston Massachusetts, USA

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5 3
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Nashville Tennessee, USA

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5 4
Denver is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Denver Colorado, USA

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4 3
Louisville is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Louisville Kentucky, USA

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2 1
Napa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Napa California, USA

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6 6
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
San Francisco San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

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3 3
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Cleveland Ohio, USA

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3 3
Anchorage is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Anchorage Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area, Alaska

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4 5
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Atlanta Georgia, USA

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3 4
Asheville is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Asheville North Carolina, USA

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3 4
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Philadelphia Pennsylvania, USA

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3 4
Albuquerque is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Albuquerque New Mexico, USA

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2 3
Providence is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Providence Rhode Island, USA

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2 3
St. Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
St. Petersburg Florida, USA

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2 3
Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Salt Lake City Utah, USA

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2 3
Omaha is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Omaha Nebraska, USA

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2 3
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
St. Louis Missouri, USA

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2 3
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Honolulu Hawaii, USA

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Sacramento is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Sacramento California, USA

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1 2
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Grand Rapids Michigan, USA

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4 6
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking

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2 4
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, USA

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1 3
Memphis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Memphis Tennessee, USA

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1 3
El Paso is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
El Paso Texas, USA