Nevada’s storied history can be experienced in a multitude of ways. Visit their incredible mountain ranges or lakes. Take a walk around the Las Vegas strip. Or, if you’re feeling thirsty, drop in to a local pub, many of which date back to before the Civil War. Next time you’re in the mood to experience Nevada bar-side, take a look at the following 10 best pubs.
Steiner’s styles itself a “Nevada Pub,” and is decorated as such: vintage photographs, historic newspaper clippings, and specialized décor make each of their four Las Vegas locations stand out. Come in for the “best video poker in Nevada” or enjoy the selection of over 70 beers and food.
Pignic in Reno, Nevada, is a great spot to hang out and enjoy a beer. They have regular live music events and specialized drinks for celebrations. Be sure to keep up with their Facebook page to see what they have in store.
Village Pub has 11 locations throughout Nevada, with spots in Henderson and Las Vegas. Enjoy video poker, keno games, cash drawings, electronic wheel spins, and more, along with their own brewed beer.
Flowing Tide Pub has four spots in Reno, one in Las Vegas, and another in Sparks, Nevada. For over 20 years, they’ve provided a unique, nautical theme in a casual atmosphere. Stop in for daily specials, multiple Happy Hours, food and drink.
Winchell’s Pub and Grill is a 24-hour pub with video poker, drinks, food, and fun. They’ve got three locations, one in North Las Vegas, another in Las Vegas, and a third in Henderson. Stay all night and get breakfast in the morning.
The Fox Brewpub “is an English-style restaurant, brewpub, and gathering place established in 2007 in the heart of the recently revitalized downtown corridor of Carson City, Nevada,” according to their website. The pub is located in the Charles Hotel, originally built in 1862.
No trip to the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead is complete without a stop at the Boulder Dam Brewing Company. The award-winning brewing company has an excellent menu, regularly scheduled live music, and beers brewed onsite.
Lucky Beaver has a location in Lake Tahoe and another in Reno, Nevada. This 24-hour sports bar has video poker machines with progressive jackpots, prime steaks, burgers, gaming, events, and tons of drink specials.
The Overland Restaurant and Pub has been a Gardnerville, Nevada, staple since 1902. This “Chef driven restaurant and pub” serves lunch and dinner that’s a step above what you’d normally expect from a pub. Come in from 4-6 p.m. for happy hour.
Imagine heading to the same pub as your grandparents and great grandparents. Visitors to Genoa Bar in Genoa, Nevada, can actually experience that, as the pub has been in business since 1853. They host regular events and have tons of brews on tap.