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Bars in Las Vegas
Going to one of the many Bars in Las Vegas is as iconic as a drive down the strip or stopping for a Photo in front of The Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign. There are hundreds of Bars in Las Vegas and many of them have their own unique style. Whether you are into an edgy scene with some hard rock music, prefer a small town atmosphere and a good drink or you want to be submerged in Luxury there is a bar in Las Vegas that will fit your needs.
The bar scene is a major part of the Las Vegas experience and some would claim that no trip to this adult wonderland is complete without a drink or two. There are hundreds of bars in Las Vegas Ranging from small local bars where you can wear your favorite pair of jeans to big, glamorous venues meant for high fashion and celebrities. Both Downtown Las Vegas and the Strip have a large selection of bars to choose from. The casinos themselves often contain more than one bar and each often has their own style and theme. If you are able, set up a reservation or get VIP passes, to the more popular bars because these places are known for having long lines. It is also good to check a head and see if there is a cover or dress code. However, those in the mood for a bar Crawl or a night out are sure to find a plethora of interesting bars to experience. Here are a few of the many bars to get you started.
Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar is a Texas import that came to Las Vegas in 2009. Here visitors are often encouraged to participate in the shows through comedy skits, sing-along’s and serenades. Located in Downtown Las Vegas, Pete’s doors open at 7 P.M. and the show starts at 8 P.M. and runs until about 2 A.M. During the night, two different musicians will play on their own separate pianos performing both individually, together and as the name suggests, sometimes they duel. Musicians at Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar are known for their huge repertoire of songs and can usually play anything you suggest from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga. The venue is also famous for its birthday celebrations, bachelor/bachelorette parties and other events.
Calling themselves the “Anti- Vegas” of the sin city bar scene, the Double Down prides itself on being anything but glitzy and glamorous. This bar is always open and has an urban decay theme with provocative murals painted on the walls and disturbing videos playing on many of the large screens. There is an array of drink options and just like many other places in Vegas there are also places to gamble. The Double Down is also famous for its concerts featuring performers and musicians from all over the United States.
For those looking to hang with the likes of Paris Hilton and other big time American celebrities, or maybe just feel like one of for the evening, the Ghost Bar might be a stop for you. This trendy Bar is 55 floors up in the Palms Hotel and Casino and its futuristic neon and glass decor is known for its chic design and famous views of the Strip. The bar has a cover that ranges from 10 to 20 dollars and opens at 8 P.M., closing time varies but usually closes in the early hours of the morning. High Fashion is a norm at the Ghost Bar and flip flops, shorts, and athletic wear are not allowed.
For sipping vodka in the midst of a Replica of Lenin’s frozen head, check out Red Square in Mandalay Bay. This bar is themed after Imperial Russia and has chandeliers, murals, relics and a huge statue of Lenin. The Red Square takes is name seriously and the lush décor is an array of burgundies, maroons and reds. The food menu is known for complementing its drink menu with an array of dishes featuring Russian Fusion. Guests can also sample hundreds of different types of vodka in the frozen vodka vault donning mink coats and Russian army jackets.