Best craft cocktails in Paso Robles
Paso Robles craft cocktails
–Are you searching for some of the best craft cocktails in Paso Robles? Well, look no further because the staff at the Paso Robles Daily News has compiled a list of some of the best places to grab a drink in Paso Robles. Check out our list below and click on the title of each restaurant to visit their website.
Eleven Twenty Two
Eleven Twenty-Two is a true “speakeasy” like the ones of yesteryear. To enter the lounge push the button at the door and a host will greet you. The cocktail lounge was named one of the best speakeasy bars on the planet by Venue Report magazine. Hours are Sunday, Wednesday, and Thursday 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday 5 p.m. – 1 a.m. Closed Monday and Tuesday. Located in downtown Paso Robles at 1122 Pine Street, directly behind Pappy McGregor’s, enter from the back alley. Call (805) 238-4141 for more information.
The Hatch Rotisserie & Bar offers creative cocktails as well as beer and red and white wine on tap. Try delicious creations such as their Mockingbird, which is a delightful mix of peach tea, gin, pineapple, and egg white, or enjoy a classic drink such as My Grandpa’s Old Fashioned or a classic Manhattan. Open daily from 4:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Located downtown at 835 13th Street. Call (805) 221-5727 for more information.
Fish Gaucho made our list for best Mexican food, but they also offer a full and diverse Tequila bar. Try a tequila flight or a craft margarita. They also offer a happy hour Monday through Friday from 3-6 p.m. The owners of Fish Gaucho also own Eleven Twenty Two and Pappy McGregor’s. Their high-quality ingredients and attention to detail are prevalent throughout all three establishments. Dinner served nightly from 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. Lunch served Friday – Sunday from 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Located at 1244 Park St. in Paso Robles. Call (805) 239-3333 for more information.
La Cosecha, Spanish for “The Harvest”, centers on the cuisine of Spain and South America and also features a craft cocktail menu designed to make use of garden-fresh ingredients and locally-sourced artisanal spirits wherever possible. Open Wednesday and Thursday for lunch from 11 a.m – 2:45 p.m., happy hour 2:45 – 5 p.m., dinner 5 – 10:30 p.m. Open Friday and Saturday for lunch from 11 a.m. – 2:45 p.m., happy hour from 2:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. and dinner 5 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Open Sunday for brunch from 10 a.m. – 2:45 p.m., happy hour from 2:45 – 5 p.m., and dinner at 5 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Located at 835 12th Street, Suite A, in Paso Robles. Call (805) 237-0019 for more information.
Calwise Spirits is the only distillery on the Central Coast with a full bar and restaurant, serving up amazing craft cocktails. Enjoy a tasting flight or make a section from their seasonal cocktail menu, which features their spirits, house-made syrups made from seasonal harvests, and freshly squeezed juices. Open daily from noon to 6 p.m. Located at 3340 Ramada Dr Suite B in Paso Robles. Call (805) 369-2662 for more information.
Pappy McGregor’s is a local favorite and great choice for anyone looking for dancing and drinks in Paso Robles on the weekend. They have a full bar with seasonal cocktails, as well as ciders and local wines and beers. They also offer a delicious menu of pub-food that may surpass your culinary expectations in this fun and casual Irish bar. Open daily from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Located at 1122 Pine Street in Paso Robles. Call (805) 238-7070 for more information.
Pine Street Saloon
Pine Street Saloon, the best dive-bar in Paso Robles, is housed in one of the city’s oldest buildings and has a great casual, country feel. But beware: the Saloon is rumored to be haunted and was even the subject of an episode of the Travel Channel’s hit show, The Dead Files. They have great live music, two pool tables, an outdoor smoking lounge, and special events and a full bar. Open Monday-Friday 11 a.m. – 2 a.m., Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 2 a.m. Located at 1234 Pine Street in the historic downtown district of Paso Robles. Call (805) 238-1114 for more information.
What are your favorite places to get cocktails in Paso Robles? Let us know and it could get added to this list. Email your recommendations to Skye@accesspublishing.com.
Editor’s note: The Best of Paso Robles is a special section of the Paso Robles Daily News. This article recommends the best craft cocktails in Paso Robles and surrounding areas that our writers and editors recommend. If you would like to suggest a local business for consideration on the Best of Paso Robles series, click here to contact the Paso Robles Daily News, or call Access Publishing at (805) 226-9890.