Dive Bars in Metro Phoenix

10 Best Dive Bars in Metro Phoenix

Although craft cocktails are what’s on trend right now, our local dive bars will always hold a special place in our hearts. Dive bars can be described as anything from a comfortable-but-basic neighborhood pub to the nastiest swill-slinging hole, and this list of our 10 favorites contains both of those and everything in between.

1. Dilly Dally 

3639 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018

Dilly Dally

2. Coach House

7011 E Indian School Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Coach House

3. The Little Find the perfect night spot with this curated guide to the top 10 dive bars in Metro Phoenix!
Admire the work of local bartenders and treat yourself to a great atmosphere.

4228 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018

Little Woody

4. The Whining Pig 

1612 Bethany Home Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016

Whining Pig

5. Rusty Spur Saloon 

7245 E Main St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Rusty Spur

6. Yucca Tap Room

29 W Southern Ave, Tempe, AZ 85282

Yucca Tap Room

7. Shady’s Fine Ales & Cocktails 

2701 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016


8. Palo Verde Lounge

1015 W Broadway Rd, Tempe, AZ 85282

Palo Verde Lounge

9. Swizzle Inn 

5835 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016

Swizzle Inn

10. Priceless Prime Time Bar

3016 N Dobson Rd # 6, Chandler, AZ 85224

Priceless Primetime Bar

The TJA Team


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