The 2018 Time Out Bar Awards

We raise a glass to the bars and bartenders changing the game in some of the world's most dynamic bar-loving cities

Photograph: Emilie Baltz

This year, Time Out is toasting the efforts of drink-slingers from coast-to-coast—and across the seas—with the 2018 Time Out Bar Awards. For this international program celebrating the work of some of the world's best bartenders, we enlist the help of industry experts from our cities to help us crown the best bars in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Austin, Miami, London and throughout Europe. Not only do we recognize the overal best-of-the-best, but we dole out honors for the best bartending teams, most fabulous bar design, most creative cocktail lists and more. To those who innovate, push boundaries and never leave us with an empty glass: We salute you!

 

The 2018 Bar Awards

New York
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New York

Meet the finalists in the Big Apple's awards and read all about the latest bar tends in the city. 

Miami
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Miami

The Magic City's best mixers are bringing it big time this year: But who's number one?

Chicago
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Chicago

See who our panel picked for the 2017 nominations, plus take a deep dive into the city's celebrated bar scene. 

Austin
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Austin

Discover why the Texas capital has one of the country's most heralded bar scenes.

Los Angeles
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Los Angeles

These finalists are rocking L.A.'s bar scene: Check them out, as well as other champions of booze in Los Angeles. 

Previous years

Chicago 2017
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Chicago 2017

We name the best in the midwest's bar mecca.  

London 2017
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London 2017

The crème de la crème of London's bar talent honored. 

L.A. 2017
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L.A. 2017

These seven bars leave their mark on L.A.'s bar culture.

NYC 2017
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NYC 2017

Who reigns in the cocktail capital of the world?

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