Whether you're looking for a new happy hour, need a romantic spot for date-night or just want a low-key bar to hang out at with friends, check out these great watering holes around the country.

Pierre Loti

This popular Mediterranean spot just opened a fourth location in Park Slope. Enjoy your charcuterie and international small plates with an extensive selection of European wines and some clever cocktails from bartender Phillip Han.

78 5th Avenue (@ St. Marks)
Brooklyn, NY
Tel: 346 889 6524

Grand Tour

Can’t afford to backpack around the world right now? Don’t worry; You can still take an epicurean tour at this new Ravenswood restaurant and bar. The dishes and drinks both capture flavors of places across the globe, from Jamaica to Thailand.

2434 West Montrose Avenue (@ Artesian)
Chicago, IL
Tel: 872 208 7246

Fifty Seven

Get a taste of the cuisine from the country’s top cooks at this new downtown eatery. Big-name chefs will rotate through residencies; first up is David Nayfeld, former sous chef at Eleven Madison Park. Plus, there’s a fancy-cocktail program to match

712 South Santa Fe Avenue (@ 7th)
Los Angeles, CA
Tel: 213 816 8157


Despite a name that’s short for “standing room only,” this new bar inside craft-cocktail joint Oddjob is well worth a visit. There’s no menu or website—you order based on flavor profile—so you’ll just have to check it out for yourself to see what all the hype is about.

1337 Mission Street (@ Washburn)
San Francisco, CA
Tel: 415 555 1337