It makes sense, in an entirely irony-free way, that a beach-themed bar would be the best “dive” in town. Free live music, tattoo-covered drink menus and a total lack of cover charge put Burt's in the highest class of low-class booze pits.
Of course, if you wanna drink top-shelf liquor and rub elbows with people in suits, Hotel Albuquerque's Q-Bar is the place to do it. It's got a piano bar, a billiards lounge and a lot of very red decor. Trust us: You'll look posh drinking there.
2) Apothecary Lounge (inside Hotel Parq Central) 3) imbibe Cigar Bar
When Effex took home this very same prize at the 2011 OUTstanding Awards, the owners were gracious. In the spirit of community, they thanked the LGBT gathering spots that came before them, as well as the others open today. The more the merrier.
Damn skippy! If you can't find a band you like at Launchpad, you don't love rock. Downtown's premier live music spot has been putting bands on stage just about every night of the week for as long as we can remember. Local, national, international—doesn't matter. Joe Anderson has given them all a spotlight and you've rocked out to 'em.
2) Burt's Tiki Lounge 3) Low Spirits
Tie: Apothecary Lounge, Nob Hill Bar & Grill
Apothecary Lounge 806 Central SE 242-0040
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